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Published:September 28, 2017 8:15 am
There’s something about Mouni Roy that mesmerizes you completely. Is it the perfect looks or the sexy body? That charming personality or that intellectual talk? Her acting talent or travel stories? Her infectious smile or the way she grooves? Well, we feel, it’s the concoction of all these that sets apart Mouni Roy from her counterparts. The Bengali beauty, while growing up in Cooch Behar, West Bengal had millions of dreams in her deep-set eyes. While her friends may have poked fun at her unrealistic aspirations, Mouni through her sheer hard work and dedication is making each of it come true.
If it wasn’t her conviction and belief in herself, the actor wouldn’t have quit college and moved to the big city in Mumbai to become an actor. As fate would have it, she bagged the lead in Ekta Kapoor’s Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi post a generation leap. Playing Krishna Tulsi, the younger version of the righteous Tulsi (Smriti Irani), Mouni became an overnight star. Her innocence and bubbly nature found a fan following and the industry rightfully noticed the petite girl, who they knew would go on to become a superstar.
But it was only in 2011, when Mouni played the character of Parvati in Devon Ke Dev Mahadev, that people believed that she has truly arrived. While she entered the world of reality show with Pati Patni Aur Woh accompnaied by then-boyfriend Gaurav Chopraa, her participation in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa opened some new doors for her. The world realized her grace and talent as a dancer. While judges appreciated her skills, fans too showered votes on her making her reach the finale but she sadly lost the game to Ashish Sharma.
Mouni’s career though reached a milestone when she played the lead role in Naagin. A leading lady who is a shape-shifting snake might sound unbelievable and unthinkable but with Mouni-Ekta reuniting after years, they managed to spread their magic around. The show made history with the ratings it managed to garner and Mouni was back in the second season playing the lead. Currently, while juggling between stage shows and events, the actor is also prepping up to team up with Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar in his next Gold. And not to forget, being blissfully happy with her alleged beau Mohit Raina, who was her co-star in Mahadev.
Today, as the actor turns 32, we tell you why Mouni Roy is truly television’s reigning queen.
In a society where women are dissed, here’s Mouni standing strong. The Bong beauty, who hails from a small town in West Bengal, worked hard to become the reigning queen of TV. From playing the simple Krishna in Kyuni Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi to starring opposite Akshay Kumar in Gold, Mouni’s career is on the up and up. An outsider to the world of glamour, it indeed is inspiring and encouraging to see Mouni doing so well for herself.
There’s no denying that Mouni is a supremely talented actor. Who else but Mouni could pull off playing a shape-shifting naagin and make it one of the most popular characters on TV. An actor par excellence, she has time and again proved her versatility and acting prowess. From a village belle to a sexy glam naagin, Goddess Parvati to even hosting a reality show, Mouni has ticked off almost all boxes any actor makes for themselves.
Beauty with brains:
While the industry is full of pretty faces, it indeed is a rare occasion when they also possess a sharp mind. An avid reader, Mouni can quote laureates and novelist as you converse with her. An intelligent young woman with such a beautiful face, and matched with a flawless body, well, God definitely crafted her in leisure.
Moroccan scholar Ibn Battuta said, “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” If his words are true there is no better storyteller than Mouni Roy in the television industry now. Mouni is a wanderlust who loves exploring new places. Thanks to her Instagram posts, her fans have managed to see some of the most exotic locations in the world.
Magical on stage:
Mouni’s most soulful passion is her love towards dance. She not only brings purity and grace when she shakes her nimble feet on stage but it’s magical to witness her love towards the craft. She truly manages to hypnotize all with her moves and perfect expressions. Not many are lucky as Mouni to keep all their passions alive. A stage lover from childhood, the actor’s talent is highly recognized and while she continues to ace as an actor, she also gets ample opportunity to showcase her dancing skills now and then through various shows and stage performances.
Happy Birthday, Mouni Roy!
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