Meghna Malik is an Indian film, television and theatre actress. She is popularly known as the high-handed Ammaji of Colors TV's popular show Na Aana Is Des Laado. It was a show focusing on female infanticide and other atrocities against women.
|Alma mater||National School of Drama|
|Occupation||Film, television and theatre actor|
In 2013, Malik became a contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. In 2016, she appeared in Star Plus's show Dahleez. In 2017, she reprised her role as Ammaji from Na Aana Is Des Laado in its sequel Laado 2 – Veerpur Ki Mardani, although she quit the show in early 2018.
Early life and careerEdit
Malik was born and brought up in Sonipat in a Jat family. She completed her Master's degree in English after which she moved to Delhi, where she did an acting course from the National School of Drama, graduating in 1997. She is a Mumbai resident from 2000.
Malik played the leading role of Ammaji in television series Na Aana Is Des Laado (2009–2012). She also had supporting roles in several movies, including Chalte Chalte, Kuch Naa Kaho, and Taare Zameen Par.
|2014||Woh Hue Na Hamare||Bua Ji||DD National||Negative role|
|2001||Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan||Zee TV|
|Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani||Zee TV|
|2007–2008||Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai||Suvarna Thakral||Zee TV|
|2008||Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi||Revati||NDTV Imagine|
|2009–2012||Na Aana Is Des Laado||Bhagwani Devi / Ammaji Sangwan||Colors TV|||
|Kitchen Champion||Ammaji / Herself||Winner|
|2013||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6||Herself / Participant||Colors TV||With choreographer Savio Barnes|
|2013–2014||Gustakh Dil||Barkha||Life OK|
|2016||Dahleez||Advocate Suhasini Sinha||Star Plus|||
|2017||Bigg Boss 11||Herself / Guest||Colors TV||Guest for the promotion of Laado 2 – Veerpur Ki Mardani|
|2017–2018||Laado 2 – Veerpur Ki Mardani||Bhagwani Devi / Ammaji Sangwan||Colors TV|||
|2003||Kuch Na Kaho||Nikki||Hindi|
|2004||Vaastu Shastra||evil spirit||Hindi|
|2007||Taare Zameen Par||Maths Teacher||Hindi|
|2016||Zubaan||Mandira Sikand||Hindi, Punjabi|
|2018||Moksha to Maya||Police Officer|||
|2019||Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas||Ratna Narang||Hindi|
- "About Meghna Malik".
- Neha Maheshwari (28 August 2012). "I am not a feminist: Meghna Malik". Retrieved 22 June 2019.
- "Meghna Malik: 'Laado 2's going off air is almost like the sinking of the Titanic".
- Arora, Naini (6 October 2016). "Delhi keeps calling me back, says actor Meghna Malik". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
- "Meghna Malik has a compulsive disorder". Hindustan Times. 14 January 2011. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "I was frightened to play 'Ammaji', says Meghna Malik". Zee News. 22 November 2009. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "Though I signed up to play amma ji of Laado, I never felt I was shooting for the part: Meghna Malik - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
- "Meghna Malik: Ammaji was beyond age and gender - NDTV Movies". NDTVMovies.com. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "Ammaji wins 'Kitchen Champion'". Zee News. 9 July 2010. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "Meghna Malik takes to dancing". Hindustan Times. 9 May 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6: Meghna Malik gets eliminated | Bollywood Life". Bollywood Life. 23 June 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "Meghna Malik (Ammaji) out of Jhalak - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- Mittal, Vidhi (18 March 2016). "Crossing the barrier". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "Meghna Malik: TV is not a medium for reforms". Hindustan Times. 25 October 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "Ammaji in Laado 2 will be intense but more colourful: Meghna Malik". The Indian Express. 3 November 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "'Babumoshai Bandukbaaz' fame Bidita Bag to be seen in 'Moksh To Maaya'". Zee News. 6 April 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "I love adding little quirks to the character I am playing: Meghna Malik". Hindustan Times. 10 April 2019. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
- "We are trying our best to bring good cinema to theatres". Hindustan Times. 4 July 2019. Retrieved 25 July 2019.