Mouni Roy's Journey From Being A Background Dancer To Bollywood Actor

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Mouni Roy started her career as a background dancer and now is one of the biggest names in television and also Bollywood. Read to know about her struggle.

Written By Kashyap Vora | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Mouni Roy is undoubtedly one of the biggest names of the Television Industry. She has worked in some well-known daily soaps and is now on her way to becoming an established actor in Bollywood. Mouni started her career as a background dancer in a film titled Run in 2004.

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From being a TV actor to being a part of the film fraternity

Private life

Mouni Roy was born on September 28, 1985, in Cooch Behar, West Bengal, to a Bengali family. Mouni completed her studies from Kendriya Vidyalaya and completed her mass communication at Jamia Millia Islamia. However, she reportedly left her course halfway and reached Mumbai to try her luck in acting and be a part of the film industry. She is also a trained Kathak dancer.


Mouni started her career in 2007 with Ekta Kapoor's TV show Kyun Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, in which she appeared opposite Pulkit Samrat. Mouni has seen many ups and downs in her 11-year tv career. However, today Mouni is one of the most famous TV actors, and she also has appeared in multiple films. 2018 was a fortunate year for Mouni as she appeared in the role of Akshay Kumar's wife in the film Gold. Apart from this, she has also performed in an item song in the film Tum Bin 2. She was also seen opposite John Abraham in the film Romeo Akbar Walter.

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Mouni's famous TV shows

Mouni has been a part of a lot of successful TV shows. Some of her successful TV shows include Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kasturi, Devo ke dev Mahadev, Nagin, Naagin 2, Tashan-e-Ishq, Junoon, Naagin 3, Krishna Chali London, Jhalak Dikhhla Ja 9, Ek Tha Raja Ek The Rani.

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On the career front

Mouni has two big releases, one this year and one next year. In 2019, she will be seen sharing the screen space with the Judgemental Hai Kya actor Rajkummar Rao and Boman Irani. Roy will also star in the Ayan Mukherji directorial Brahmastra alongside Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt , and the legendary Amitabh Bachchan.


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