Narayani Shastri

Narayani Shastri is an Indian television and theatre actress known for her roles in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Kesar Anupam Kapadia, Piya Ka Gharas Rimjhim Avinash Sharma, Namak Haraam as Swati Karan Sehgal and Aapki Nazron Ne Samjha as Rajvi Vipul Rawal

Narayani Shastri
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Narayani Shastri at Areopagus Spa launch
Born
OccupationModel
Actress
Years active2000–present
Known forKkusum
Piya Ka Ghar
Piya Rangrezz
Rishton Ka Chakravyuh
Spouse(s)
Steven Graver[1]
(m. 2015)

Early life and careerEdit

Shastri made her debut in the DD National's Kahani Saat Pheron Ki. She played the lead role in Piya Ka Ghar as Rimjhim, and replaced Neha Mehta to play Mamta in Zee TV's Mamta. Additionally, she played the role of Tulsi's sister Kesar in Star Plus' Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. She played the character Tashu, Abhay's evil wife in Sony TV's Kkusum.

In 2017, she played the role of powerful business woman Satrupa in Star Plus' show Rishton Ka Chakravyuh.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Shastri was in relationship with actor Anuj Saxena. She later dated and was in a long-term relationship with co-star Gaurav Chopra with whom she participated in Nach Baliye 2.[3][4] She married Steven Graver in 2015.[5][6]

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Notes
2000 Kahani Saat Pheron Ki Deepa Shekhar Sehgal Lead Role
Thriller At 10 Tina D' Costa Episode 166 - Episode170
2001-2002 Kohi Apna Sa Shruti Tushar Gill Lead Role
2001- 2003 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Kesar Anupam Kapadia
2002 Ssshhhh...Koi Hai Ruby Episode 45
Sanjivani Patient's Wife Episode 34
2002- 2003 Babul Ki Duwayen Leti Jaa Jenny
2002- 2003 ; 2005 Kkusum Natasha "Tashu" Kanwar / Natasha Abhay Kapoor
2002- 2006 Piya Ka Ghar Rimjhim Avinash Sharma / Megha Sharma
2003 Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat - Kabzaa Aashna (Aashu) (Before Plastic Surgery)
2004 Vikraal Aur Gabraal Ruby Episode 25
2006 Twinkle Beauty Parlour Lajpat Nagar Ranjana
C.I.D. - The Case Of Mysterious Gift Sunanda Episode 426
Nach Baliye 2 Contestant Reality Show [7]
2006- 2008 Sanskar Anupama / Nandini [8][9]
2007 Aahat Disha Episode 7
Mamta Mamta Akshay Srivastav
2008 Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyann Advocate Damini Verma Cameo Role; Episode 358- 365 [10]
Zara Nachke Dikha Contestant Reality Show
2009- 2010 Namak Haraam Swati Karan Sehgal [11]
2010 Meethi Choori No 1 Contestant Reality Show
2011 Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout Contestant Reality Show
2012 Phir Subah Hogi Gulabia [12][13]
2013 Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se Guest Dancer Episode 16 [14]
Beta Hi Chahiye Guest Dancer Episode 75 [15]
Arjun Senior Inspector Lata Mane Episode 106 [16]
2014 The Adventures Of Hatim Neena Episode 61 [17]
Savdhaan India Saroja Arvind Khattar Episode 962 [18]
2015- 2016 Piya Rangrezz Bhanvari Singh [19][20]
2017- 2018 Rishton Ka Chakravyuh Satrupa Baldev Singh [21][22][23]
2018 Gandii Baat Preeto Rani Season 1 Episode 4; Web Series [24]
Juzzbaatt - Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak Guest Episode 15; Talk Show [25]
Laal Ishq Sejal Episode 37 [26]
2018- 2019 Karn Sangini Radha [27]
2019 Nazar Devika Episode 152
2021 Aapki Nazron Ne Samjha Rajvi Vipul Rawal Darsh's Mother[28]

FilmEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
1999 Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin Bride in Marriage Hindi
2000 Ghaath Khairnar's Daughter
2001 Chandni Bar Anju
2005 Pak Pak Pakaak Salu Marathi
2008 Mumbai Meri Jaan Shweta Hindi
2010 Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke Mithilesh [29]
2020 Naxalbadi - Hindi [30]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Narayani Shastri reveals she has been married for one-and-a-half year. See her pics with husband". Indian Express. 22 March 2017. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Narayani Shastri roped in for Star Plus' 'Chakravyuvh' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Narayani Shastri on being friends with ex-boyfriend Gaurav Chopra: It was awkward initially". India Today. Ist. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  4. ^ "I'm friends with all my ex-boyfriends: Narayani Shastri". Hindustan Times. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Narayani Shastri reveals she has been married for one-and-a-half year. See her pics with husband". The Indian Express. 22 March 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Narayani Shastri talks about her 'secret' marriage to British beau Steven Graver". Zee News. 23 March 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Tina, Hussain win Nach Baliye 2". Hindustan Times. 19 December 2006. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Bye Twinkle.... Welcome Sanskar". Tellychakkar Dot Com. 14 July 2006. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  9. ^ "I cannot think of life without working out - Narayani Shastri". Tellychakkar Dot Com. 9 January 2007. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  10. ^ "Narayani Shastri and Gaurav Chopra in Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyaan..." India Forums Dot Com. 9 June 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  11. ^ "TALKING POINT with narayani shastri - Indian Express". archive.indianexpress.com. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  12. ^ Thakur, Pramod (19 April 2012). "Narayani Shashtri gets into character for 'Phir Subah Hogi' launch | Latest News & Updates at DNAIndia.com". DNA India. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  13. ^ "I just accept the best options: Narayani Shastri". Sify. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  14. ^ "Narayani Shashtri and Suhasi Dhami to perform in Do Dil Bandhe Ek." India Forums Dot Com. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  15. ^ "Narayani Shastri the hard task master!". Entertainment Times Dot Com. 22 August 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  16. ^ "Narayani Shastri back with Arjun". Entertainment Times Dot Com. 9 September 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  17. ^ "Narayani Shastri roped in for an episode of Life OK's Hatim". Tellychakkar Dot Com. 4 August 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  18. ^ "Narayani Shastri to be featured in Savdhaan India!". India Forums Dot Com. 9 December 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  19. ^ "Narayani Shastri all set to play a negative role after 10 years!". mid-day. 22 April 2015. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  20. ^ "No tears, no glycerine, Narayani Shastri happy with negative role". The Indian Express. 21 April 2015. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  21. ^ "Narayani Shastri: Those who find naagin concept regressive, watch shows on vampires". Hindustan Times. 29 July 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  22. ^ "Narayani Shastri: I prefer saying what I believe in; can't sugar-coat my words". Hindustan Times. 2 September 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  23. ^ "I will play a makkhi on screen only if paid in millions: Narayani Shastri". The Indian Express. 19 July 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  24. ^ Scroll Staff. "A rapist snake, a doll bride and other taboo tales in AltBalaji's 'Gandii Baat'". Scroll.in. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  25. ^ "Exes Narayani Shastri and Gaurav Chopra dance to a romantic number on JuzzBaatt - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  26. ^ "Jatin Shah and Narayani Shastri in Laal Ishq". IWM Buzz Dot Com. 11 October 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  27. ^ "Amita Khopkar out, Narayani Shastri to play Karn's mother in 'KarnSangini' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  28. ^ "Piya Ka Ghar actress Narayani Shastri to join Mona Lisa's Nazar". India Today. Ist. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  29. ^ "TV actress Narayani Shastri to debut in Bollywood". DNA India. 2 February 2010. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  30. ^ "Runh's special screening for LGBT community - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 September 2019.

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