Rati Pandey is an Indian actress known for her performances in Hitler Didi, Miley Jab Hum Tum, Porus, Devi Adi Parashakti, Begusarai, Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai and Shaadi Mubarak.

Rati Pandey
Rati Pandey on the sets of Hitler Didi
Years active2005–present
Known forHitler Didi, Miley Jab Hum Tum, Shaadi Mubarak

Early life and background edit

Rati Pandey was born in a Hindu Brahmin family on 11 September 1982 in Assam, India. She lived there for seven years and then her family moved to Patna, Bihar where she studied at St. Karen's High School, Patna.[1][2][3][4] Sushant Singh Rajput's elder sister used to be her classmate. She completed schooling from the Kendriya Vidyalaya school, Sadiq Nagar, New Delhi. Rati graduated from the Miranda House College at Delhi University specializing in Economics.

Career edit

Rati Pandey started her career as a participant in the reality show Idea Zee Cinestars ki Khoj in 2006. She also appeared in Sony TV's crime based thriller C.I.D, and Sahara One's horror show Raat Hone Ko Hai.[5] She has appeared in TV commercial of Champions Appliances as well.

Rati's television career continued with Deepti Bhatnagar's Shaadi Street on STAR One, in which she played the lead role "Nandini". After that, she played the lead role of Prarthna Thakraal in Zee TV's show Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai produced by Shreya Creations.

In 2008, she got the role of Nupur Bhushan in the show Miley Jab Hum Tum. Nupur was a bubbly girl who became popular with fans; when the producers wrote the character out of the show, the show's fans convinced them to let Nupur return to the show.[citation needed]

After the end of Miley Jab Hum Tum in 2010, Rati participated in the dance reality show Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan on NDTV Imagine. She also participated in a travel-based reality show on Star Plus called Ritz Jee Le Ye Pal.[6]

In 2011, Pandey was offered a lead role in the show Hitler Didi opposite Sumit Vats. She portrayed several different characters in the show.[7]

Apart from daily soaps, Rati has also appeared in reality shows including Laughter Ke Phatke[8] and Zara Nachke Dikha on STAR One, SAB TV's show Movers and Shakers (Hosted by Shekhar Suman),[9] Colors TV's Bigg Boss 6 Grand Finale (Hosted by Salman Khan)[10] and Sony TV's Comedy Circus. She has also been part of Zee Rishton ki Antakshari 2012.

Rati hosted the 10th Indian Television Academy Awards in 2010 along with Arjun Bijlani.[11] She also hosted Zee TV's 20th Diwali Special Episode and a brief segment of Zee Rishtey Awards 2012 together with Rithvik Dhanjani.[12]

After a sabbatical of two years, Pandey returned to television in 2016 with Begusarai, where she played 'Komal'.[13] In the same year, she was also seen in a special cameo appearance on TV show 'Tenali Rama' as Princess Devyani.[14]

In 2017, she portrayed the role of Queen Anusuya in Sony TV's Porus.[15] In 2019, Pandey played the role of Vidya in Star Plus's Divya Drishti.

In October 2020, she took the replacement lead female role of Star Plus’s Shaadi Mubarak opposite Manav Gohil which was played by Rajshree Thakur.

Television edit

Year Serial Role Notes Ref(s)
2006 Idea Zee Cinestars Contestant
2007 Shaadi Street Nandini
2007 C.I.D. Verona
2007 Raat Hone Ko Hai Priya
2007–2008 Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai Prarthna Thakral
2008–2010 Miley Jab Hum Tum Nupur Bhushan
2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Guest (as Nupur)
2008 Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan Guest (as Nupur)
2009 Laughter Ke Phatke Guest
2010 Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Contestant
2011 Ritz Jee Le Ye Pal Contestant
2011–2013 Hitler Didi Indira Rishi Kumar / Zaara Malik Khan
2012 Movers and Shakers Guest
2012 Comedy Circus Contestant
2013 Bigg Boss 6 Guest Dance performance
2014–2015 Box Cricket League 1 Contestant
2016 Box Cricket League 1 Contestant
2016 Begusarai Komal Thakur
2017–2018 Porus Queen Anusuiya
2019 Divya Drishti Vidya Sharma
2019 Nazar Guest (as Vidya) Special appearance
2019 Tenali Rama Princess Devyani
2020 Devi Adi Parashakti Adi Parashakti (Parvati)
2020–2021 Shaadi Mubarak Preeti Tibrewal/ Mohi Bansal
2022 Jai Hanuman – Sankatmochan Naam Tiharo Devi Chhaya
Devi Prabha
2022 Aashiqana Mrs. Chauhan
2022–2023 Corporate Sarpanch Beti Desh Ki Keerti Singh

Guest appearances edit

Year Show RJ Station
2013 Sabras Radio Raj Baddhan 1260 AM Leicester Sabras Radio
2013 Radio Mirchi Anjali Singh Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM
2016 Sabras Radio Raj Baddhan 1260 AM Leicester Sabras Radio

Films edit

Year Film Role Co-Actors Language Ref.
2024 Rang De Basanti Bhojpuri [16]

References edit

  1. ^ "Rati Pandey on her struggling days: I lived in a small room and survived on biscuits". 26 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Rati Pandey travels from Patna to Mumbai via flight: 'I didn't have a PPE kit, so I wore two t-shirts and then a shirt over it'". The Times of India. 13 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Rati Pandey to have a low key Chhath puja celebration at home in Patna owing to Covid". The Times of India. 19 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Rati Pandey, Deepak Thakur celebrate Chhath Puja 2020".
  5. ^ "'Hitler Didi' Rati Pandey happy with appreciation". Archived from the original on 19 October 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2013.
  6. ^ "Rati Pandey to participate in Ritz Jeele Ye Pal: A TV Reality Show".
  7. ^ "Double role getting hectic for Rati Pandey". 6 February 2013.
  8. ^ "Miley Jab Hum Tum Cast Laughs in Laughter Ke Phatke". Archived from the original on 15 August 2017. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  9. ^ "Shekhar Suman interviews Actress Rati Pandey in Movers and Shakers". Archived from the original on 13 December 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  10. ^ "Rati Pandey and Asha Negi at Bigg Boss 6 Grand Finale". Archived from the original on 15 August 2017. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  11. ^ "Rati Pandey hosted 10th Indian Television Academy Awards 2010 Red Carpet". Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  12. ^ "Rithvik Dhanjani and Rati Pandey to host "Zee Ki Beesvi Diwali".
  13. ^ "Rati Pandey makes her TV comeback in Begusarai!". pinkvilla.com. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  14. ^ "Rati Pandey joins the cast of Tenali Rama". The Times of India. 9 October 2019.
  15. ^ "Rati Pandey all set to play powerful princess in Porus".
  16. ^ "कश्मीर पहुंची फिल्म 'रंग दे बसंती' की टीम, इस हीरोइन की हो रही भोजपुरी में लॉन्चिंग". Amar Ujala (in Hindi). Retrieved 26 November 2023.

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