For those who dream big and believe in their dream, nothing is impossible. For Mumbai girl Angira Dhar, destiny and sheer talent collaborated to bring her success, giving her acting potential and vivacious energy visibility in the web series BANG BAAJA BARAAT.
Born and brought up in Mumbai with a degree from the prestigious Xavier’s Institute of Communication, Angira began a career in TV production with Channel V. During this stint, she learnt key technical skills like writing scripts, editing and shooting, making her an all-round TV professional. While at Channel V, she was offered chances to appear on camera for promos and shows, but Angira focused on learning production for she hadn’t chosen acting as a career yet. When she began working with various production houses on a freelance basis, she was made an offer that was just too good to refuse- a TV commercial to be shot in Tanzania casting her as a model. And she took it up. Ever since, began a journey into modeling and hosting TV shows that proved to be a lot of fun on the job.
She gained visibility as host of a popular TV show on UTV Bindass titled ‘Beg Borrow Steal’. Fate brought her a chance meeting with the casting head of Yashraj Films, Shanoo Sharma. An opportunity that was simply too good to miss out on, Angira took up the challenge of acting and simultaneously also hosted a TV show for Fox Traveller called ‘Soundtrek’.
Soon after, she worked on ‘BANG BAAJA BARAAT’- an entertaining, engaging web series by Y Films that focuses on all the drama and action around a traditional wedding in today’s times. Angira played a spunky, feisty independent young girl convincingly. Gaining a lot of popularity over time, Angira Dhar has been noticed for her work with this web series. A long, exciting journey in showbiz lies ahead of this talented young actor who is also blessed with an inherent understanding of the techniques of film-making.
Angira Dhar will be next seen on screen as a lead actor of the first film to be directed by Anand Tiwari under RSVP (Ronnie Screwvala Production).