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Indian actress (b1992)

Mrunal Thakur

Thakur in 2019
Born (1992-08-01) 1 August 1992 (age 30)

Dhule, Maharashtra
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012–present

Mrunal Thakur (born 1 August 1992), is an Indian actress who predominantly works in Hindi, Marathi, and Telugu cinema She began her acting career with the television soaps Mujhse Kuchh KehtiYeh Khamoshiyaan (2012) and Kumkum Bhagya (2014–2016) Mrunal made her Hindi film debut with Love Sonia (2018)

In 2019, she appeared in the biographical films Super 30 and Batla House Mrunal has since starred in commercial failures Toofaan and Dhamaka (both in 2021), Jersey (2022), and had a commercial success in the Telugu film Sita Ramam (2022)

Early life

Mrunal Thakur was born on 1 August 1992 in Dhule, Maharashtra She did her schooling at St Joseph’s Convent School, Jalgaon, and at Vasant Vihar High School, Mumbai Thakur left KC College before being able to graduate as she was pursuing television at the time

Career

Television career (2012–2016)

Thakur in 2012

While attending college, Thakur signed a lead role as Gauri Bhosle opposite Mohit Sehgal in the Star Plus series Mujhse Kuchh KehtiYeh Khamoshiyaan The show aired from 2012 to 2013 Later in 2013, Thakur appeared in an episodic appearance on the mystery thriller Har Yug Mein Aayega Ek – Arjun, in which she played a journalist named Sakshi Anand

In February 2014, Thakur signed Zee TV’s soap opera Kumkum Bhagya, for which she began shooting the following month The show, co-starring Sriti Jha, Shabir Ahluwalia, Arjit Taneja, and Supriya Shukla, started airing on 15 April, and saw Thakur portray Bulbul Arora Khanna, a woman who along with her elder sister (played by Jha) helps their mother (played by Shukla) run a marriage hall The show received mostly positive to mixed reviews from critics in critical reception Thakur quit the show in January 2016

Thakur appeared as a Contestant on Box Cricket League 1 in 2014 and Nach Baliye 7 in 2015 In 2016, She performed dance in a special episode of &TV’s SauBhagyalaxmi and had a Guest appearance in Tuyul & Mbak Yul Reborn Her final appearance on TV was with the Indonesian serial Nadin, where she was seen as Tara, after which she took a retirement from television

Film career (2014–present)

Thakur made her film debut with the Marathi film, Vitti Dandu, which was released in 2014 She was seen as Sandhya Her next Marathi film was Surajya, where she was seen as Dr Swapna

In 2012, Thakur began work on the international film Love Sonia, for which she stayed at Kolkata The film was released in September 2018 after various delays and featured her in the titular role of a village girl who brings to light issue of global human trafficking For preparation, Thakur stayed at a brothel to study the body language of prostitutes The film however was a failure at the box office It marked her first Hindi project

Thakur’s Bollywood debut came in 2019 with Vikas Bahl’s biographical movie Super 30, narrating the story of mathematician Anand Kumar (played by Hrithik Roshan in the film) and his educational program of the same name, in which she portrayed Kumar’s love interest, a classical dancer Supriya In the same year, she played John Abraham’s wife Nandita Kumar in Nikkhil Advani’s Batla House, based on the 2008 Batla House encounter case While Batla House grossed over 111 billion (US$14 million) worldwide, Super 30 had a global collection of 208 billion (US$26 million) worldwide, and both of them were commercially successful

In 2020, Thakur appeared in a Netflix venture, the four-part anthology horror film Ghost Stories as Ira in the Segment: Karan Johar’s segment The same year she appeared in a music video “Gallan Goriya”, alongside John Abraham

In 2021, Thakur has starred in the sports drama, Toofaan, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and co-starring Farhan Akhtar, which premiered on 16 July 2021 on Amazon Prime Video In addition, she co-starred in the action thriller Dhamaka, directed by Ram Madhvani and co-starring Kartik Aaryan and Amruta Subhash, which released on Netflix on 19 November 2021 She also appeared in two music videos in the year 2021, “Bad Boy x Bad Girl” with Badshah and “Aise Na Chhoro” with Guru Randhawa

Thakur’s first film of 2022, Jersey, a remake of the 2019 Telugu film of the same name, co-starring Shahid Kapoor, released on 22 April 2022 It received mostly positive to mixed reviews from critics However the film turned out to be a failure at the box office Thakur made her Telugu film debut opposite Dulquer Salmaan in Hanu Raghavapudi’s Sita Ramam It received mostly positive to mixed reviews from critics and went onto become a box-office success

Thakur will appear opposite Abhimanyu Dassani and Paresh Rawal in the multi-starrer comedy Aankh Micholi Following this, she will be seen with Ishaan Khatter in the war action film Pippa She will also be seen playing the role of a police officer alongside Aditya Roy Kapur in the Hindi remake of the 2019 Tamil film Thadam She also completed Maddock Films Pooja Meri Jaan alongside Huma Qureshi

Media image

Thakur in 2020

Thakur ranked 8th in Eastern Eye's Top 30 under 30 Global Asian Stars List of 2021 She has ramp walked in the Lakme Fashion Week and has been the cover model for several magazines

Thakur is an endorser for several brands and products, including Lakme and Dulux among others

Filmography

Films

Key
Denotes films that have not yet been released
  • All films are in Hindi unless otherwise noted
Year Title Role Language Notes Ref
2014 Vitti Dandu Sandhya Jain Marathi
Surajya Dr Swapna Marathi
2018 Love Sonia Sonia Gupta Hindi
2019 Super 30 Supriya Singh Hindi
Batla House Shobhna Yadav Hindi
2020 Ghost Stories Irawati Kapoor Hindi
2021 Toofaan Dr Ananya Prabhu Hindi
Dhamaka Saumya Mehra Hindi
2022 Jersey Vidya Rao Talwar Hindi
Sita Ramam Sita Mahalakshmi/
Princess Noor Jahan
Telugu
Pippa Radha Completed
2023 Pooja Meri Jaan TBA Completed
Aankh Micholi TBA Filming
Gumraah TBA Filming

Television

Year Title Role Notes Ref
2012–2013 Mujhse Kuchh KehtiYeh Khamoshiyaan Gauri Bhonsle
2013 Har Yug Mein Ayega Ek Arjun Sakshi Anand
2014–2016 Kumkum Bhagya Bulbul Arora Khanna
2014 Box Cricket League 1 Contestant Team: Mumbai Warriors
2015 Nach Baliye 7 8th place
2016 Saubhagyalaxmi Herself Guest appearance
Tuyul & Mbak Yul Reborn
2017 Nadin Tara Special appearance

Music videos

Year Title Singer(s) Ref
2020 Gallan Goriya Dhvani Bhanushali, Taz
2021 Bad Boy x Bad Girl Nikhita Gandhi, Badshah
Aise Na Chhoro Guru Randhawa

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2015 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Kumkum Bhagya Won
Gold Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
2016 Nominated
2018 London Indian Film Festival Best Newcomer Award Love Sonia Won
2019 Gold Awards Rising Star From Indian Television to Films Won
2021 Lokmat Stylish Awards Most Stylish Rising Star (Female) Won
2022 Most Stylish Game Changer Won

See also

  • List of Indian television actresses
  • List of Hindi film actresses

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