Shivaleeka Oberoi

Shivaleeka Oberoi (born 24 July 1996) is an Indian actress working in the Hindi film industry. She made her on-screen film debut with the romantic thriller Yeh Saali Aashiqui (2019),[2] which garnered her a Filmfare nomination for Best Female Debut.[3]

Shivaleeka Oberoi
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Oberoi in 2019
Born (1996-07-24) 24 July 1996 (age 25)[1]
CitizenshipIndian
OccupationActress, Model
Years active2014–present

Before venturing into acting, she worked as an assistant director at the Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment productions for Kick (2014) and Housefull 3 (2016).[4]

Early lifeEdit

Oberoi was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her father Sumir Oberoi, is a businessman and her mother, Sarina Oberoi, was a teacher. Both her parents are from Mumbai, but her grandparents are originally from Punjab. Her grandfather Mahavir Oberoi, who passed away when her father was very young, had produced a Bollywood film Sheba and Hercules in 1967.[5]

Oberoi was educated at Arya Vidya Mandir School and Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai. She graduated from Mumbai University where she studied Majors in English and Psychology. While she was graduating she did a 3-month diploma course from Anupam Kher's Actor Prepares acting institute.[5]

Soon after, she started working at Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment and became an Assistant Director on Kick (2014) and Housefull 3 (2016).[6] After that, she started auditioning for films and took up ads and modelling assignments before she got her debut film.[7]

CareerEdit

Oberoi made her acting debut in 2019 with the romantic thriller film Yeh Saali Aashiqui, co-starring Vardhan Puri, grandson of Amrish Puri.[8] The film was directed by Cherag Ruparel and produced by Pen India Limited and Amrish Puri Films.[9] Her second film Khuda Hafiz with Vidyut Jammwal, directed by Faruk Kabir released on 14 August 2020.[10][11]

Personal lifeEdit

Oberoi got engaged with her long-term boyfriend on 15 January 2018.[12] In November 2019, she denied the reports of engagement and called these reports false.[13]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2019 Yeh Saali Aashiqui Mitee Deora Nominated Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
2020 Khuda Haafiz Nargis Choudary Released on Disney+ Hotstar
2022 Khuda Haafiz Chapter II   Filming[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stars who made their Bollywood debut in 2019". Indiatimes.
  2. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2020 Nominations | 65th Filmfare Awards 2020". filmfare.com. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020 are out! - Times of India ►". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  4. ^ "'Yeh Saali Aashiqui' trailer: Vardhan Puri and Shivaleeka Oberoi starrer will keep you at the edge of your seats - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  5. ^ a b "'Akshay Kumar made me cry!'". Rediff. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Shivaleeka Oberoi: I led a life away from cinema, but it still found its way to me - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  7. ^ "'Yeh Saali Aashiqui' motion poster: Vardhan Puri and Shivaleeka Oberoi's debut film to release on November 22 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  8. ^ ANI (17 October 2019). "Amrish Puri's grandson Vardhan to debut with 'Yeh Saali Aashiqui'". Business Standard India. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  9. ^ "Yeh Saali Aashiqui trailer: Amrish Puri's grandson Vardhan makes film debut in this romantic thriller". Firstpost. 5 November 2019. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  10. ^ "Khuda Hafiz trailer: Vidyut Jammwal has nothing to lose as he goes on a rampage to find missing wife". Hindustan Times. 25 July 2020. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  11. ^ Maru, Vibha (15 August 2020). "Khuda Haafiz Movie Review: Vidyut Jammwal unleashes fury and layers it with emotions". India Today. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  12. ^ Desk, ABP News Web (17 January 2018). "CONGRATS! Karam Rajpal gets ENGAGED with Shivaleeka Oberoi". news.abplive.com. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  13. ^ "नामकरण फेम एक्ट्रेस ने अपनी सगाई की खबरों को बताया झूठा, बोलीं- मैं सिंगल हूं". aajtak.intoday.in (in Hindi). Retrieved 10 May 2020.
  14. ^ "Vidyut Jammwal begins shooting for Khuda Hafiz Chapter II: Agni Pariksha in Mumbai". Bollywood Hungama. 22 July 2021. Retrieved 22 July 2021.

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