Sunita Rajwar

Sunita Chand Rajwar (born 6 November 1969) is an Indian film, television and stage actress who graduated from the National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi in 1997.[1] She acted in Sanjay Khanduri's directorial debut Ek Chalis Ki Last Local as the gangster Chakli, where she was nominated for a Max Stardust Award 2008 in the category Breakthrough Performance – Female.[2][3]

Sunita Rajwar
Sunita Rajwar in February 2020.jpg
Rajwar in 2020
Born
Sunita Chand Rajwar

(1969-11-06) 6 November 1969 (age 50)
Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
OccupationActress
Years active2001–present
Known forEk Chalis Ki Last Local
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai

Early lifeEdit

Rajwar was born in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh and raised in her home town Haldwani, Uttarakhand. She is second of three children, went to Nirmala Convent School, and later pursued her post-graduation from D.B.S Kumaun University in Nanital. She graduated from the National School of Drama (NSD)[4] in New Delhi in 1997.[5]

 
National School Of Drama,Delhi,1997
 
Ajwa Baffaul, by Nirmal Pandey,Nainital,1992

CareerEdit

After leaving the National School of Drama she moved to Mumbai appearing in several Bollywood movies such as Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon (2003), Buddha Mar Gaya (2007), The White Elephant on IMDb (2009), Dark comedy Bollywood Hindi movie Sanket City on YouTube directed by Pankaj Advani (2009) and Ek Chalis Ki Last Local (2008), It was her role as Chakli, a Mumbai gangster, in Ek Chalis Ki Last Local on YouTube that gained her a nomination for the Max Stardust Award 2008 in the category Breakthrough Performance – Female.[2][6] Hisss (2010), Played pivotal role of Mad Granny 'Pagli Dadi' in film KAFAL: WILD BERRIES on YouTube 2013, The film KAFAL: WILD BERRIES on IMDb won National Award for best children's film in "61st National Film Awards" (2013) and Golden Lotus Award. Her upcoming film is Kedarnath featuring Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan, directed by Abhishek Kapoor, under production.

She acted in the two-minute thriller, PAAP KA ANTH on YouTube, which won gold in the Media category at the Abby Awards 2005.[7] She is recently seen in her latest TV Commercial ASKME APP on YouTube With Ranbir Kapoor. She has done many other commercials in the past like "Mahindra Tractors" with Amitabh Bachchan, "Zee Movie Magic Masti," "Maxima Watch," and "Airtel."

Sunita Rajwar has also written the film Striker on IMDb (2010), Critically acclaimed film Striker on YouTube is directed by Chandan Arora. She was also Assistant director in the film Mein, Meri Patni...Aur Woh! on IMDb (2010), Critically acclaimed film Mein, Meri Patni...Aur Woh! on YouTube was directed by Chandan Arora.

She has recently seen as antagonist in Ramayan as Manthara, Hitler Didi (2015) as Jamuna Dhai and Daksha Chachi in Santoshi Maa (2017). Rajwar became a household name with the TV serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, where she played a cute, bubbly character Dhaniya. Apart from daytime soaps such as Jub Love Hua, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Ramayan and Hitler Didi, she has had roles in several television episodic series as well, Rishtay on Zee TV, the horror drama Aahat on Sony TV, the horror show Ssshhhh...Koi Hai on Star Plus, the action crime drama CID on Sony TV and Savdhaan India on Life OK Channel.

Rajwar has played lead roles in plays like The Last Lear, Lady From The Sea, Do Kashtiyon Ka Sawaar, The Farm, Dhruv Swamini, Janm Jay Ka Nag Yagya, Ras Priya, Do Aurtein, Paap Aur Prakash, Ashaad Ka Ek Din, Mummy, including Neena Gupta's Surya Ki Antim Kiran Se Surya Ki Pehli Kiran Tak.

FilmographyEdit

Theatrical releasesEdit

Year Film Role Director
2003 Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon Chutki's Friend Chandan Arora (RGV Production)
2007 Buddha Mar Gaya Munna's Sister Rahul Rawail
2008 Ek Chalis Ki Last Local on YouTube Gangster Chakli Sanjay Khanduri
2009 Sanket City on YouTube Gulabo Pankaj Advani
2009 The White Elephant Kamakshi Aizaj khan
2010 Hisss Drunken's wife Jennifer Chambers Lynch
2013 Khafal: Wild Berries on YouTube Pagli Dadi Children's Film Society,India (CFSI)
2018 Kedarnath Daddo Abhishek Kapoor
2018 Stree Mother of Janna Amar Kaushik
2019 Bala Mother of Bala Amar Kaushik
2020 Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan Champa Tripathi Hitesh Kewalya

Writer / Assistant DirectorEdit

Year Film Role Directed by
2005 Mein, Meri Patni...Aur Woh! on YouTube Assistant Director Chandan Arora
2010 Tequila Nights Dialogue Writer Pankaj Saraswat
2010 Striker on YouTube Story / Screenplay Chandan Arora

TV CommercialsEdit

Year Ad Production Directed by
2005 PAAP KA ANTH on YouTube Soda Films Production Rajesh Krishnan
2010 ASKME APP on YouTube Rajkumar Hirani Films Rajkumar Hirani

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Channel
2001 Tum Pukaar Lo Zee TV
2002 Sanjhi Zee TV
2003 Achanak 37 Saal Baad Ajinkya's evil baby sitter Sony TV
2004 Shagun Star Plus
2005 Jab Love Hua Dacoit Leader Zee TV
2009–2012 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Dhaniya Star Plus
2012–2013 Ramayan Manthara Zee TV
2013 Hitler Didi Januna Dhai Zee TV
2015-2018 Santoshi Maa Daksha &TV
2018-2019 Perfect Pati Maasa &TV

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shruti Jambhekar (13 August 2012). "Sunita Rajwar's theatre connection". The Times of India. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Nominations for the Max Stardust Awards 2008 | PlanetSRK – ShahRukh Khan discussion forums & community". PlanetSRK. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Bollywood.com : Entertainment news, movie, music and fashion reviews". 21 July 2013. Archived from the original on 21 July 2013.
  4. ^ www.indianentertainment.info https://web.archive.org/web/20140826113629/http://www.indianentertainment.info/2013/03/06/sunita-rajwar-straight-talk-on-the-struggles-of-bollywood.html. Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ sunita. "Sunita Chand Latest Movies Videos Images Photos Wallpapers Songs Biography Trivia On". Gomolo.com. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
  6. ^ http://www.bollywood.com/nominations-max-stardust-awards-2008-0.html
  7. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20140827165447/http://www.indiantelevision.com/mam/headlines/y2k5/mar/marmam86.html. Archived from the original on 27 August 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2013. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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