Who is Shriya Pilgaonkar?
Shriya Pilgaonkar is an Indian actress, director and producer popularly known for playing Suhani Gujral in Voot Select series ‘The Gone Game‘. She is also famous for playing Kashif Quaze in Amazon Prime series ‘Guilty Minds‘, and Radha Bhargava in Sonali Bendre starrer web series ‘The Broken News‘, streamed on Zee5 app.
Shriya has also been a part of several big and small budget films. However, the most famous of all is Shahrukh Khan’s ‘Fan‘, which released in 2016.
Apart from Fan, Shriya has also been a part of movies such as House Arrest, Bhangra Pa Le, Romeo, Kaadan, Haathi Mere Saathi. Currently, she is shooting for ‘Ishq e Naadaan‘, ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai‘, and her latest web series ‘Taaza Khabar‘ is set to release on Disney Hotstar app.
Shriya Pilgaonkar Biography
Shriya Pilgaonkar was born on 25 April 1989 in Mumbai in Hindu Marathi family. She did her bachelors degree in Sociology from St. Xavier’s School, Mumbai and Diploma in acting from FTI, Pune. Shriya was born in a well-off family having filmi background. She is a trained Kathak dancer and a professional swimmer, who won several medals in school.
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|Real Name||Shriya Pilgaonkar|
|Profession||Actress, Director, Producer|
|Date of Birth||25 April 1989|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Current Location||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English, Marathi, Japanese|
|College (1)||St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai|
|College (2)||Film and Television Institute of India, Pune|
|College (3)||Harvard Summer School, USA|
|Education||Bachelor’s in Sociology, Xavier’s, Mumbai|
|Acting Training||Diploma in Acting|
|Hobbies and Favourites Stuff||Reading, Travelling, Dancing|
|Favourite Actor||Harrison Ford, Jitendra Joshi, Shahrukh Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Kangana Ranaut|
|Food Preference||Vegetarian food, Ice-cream|
Table of Contents
- Who is Shriya Pilgaonkar?
- Shriya Pilgaonkar Biography
- Body Measurements and Physical Appearance
- Family and Relatives
- Affairs and Marriage
- Debut and Career
- Awards and Nominations
- Lifestyle and Luxury
- Facts about Shriya Pilgaonkar
- Salary and Net Worth
- Social Media Accounts
Body Measurements and Physical Appearance
Shriya Pilgaonkar is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 51kgs. she has got black eyes and fair complexion. If we look at her body measurements, her breast size is 32 inches, waist is 26 inches and hips are 32 inches. She has got attractive physique which she has achieved by following healthy diet and exercising.
|Breast Size||32 inches|
|Waist Size||26 inches|
|Hips Size||32 inches|
Family and Relatives
Shriya Pilgaonkar was born to well to do family having strong acting background. Her father Sachin Pilgaonkar and mother Supriya Pilgaonkar both are veterans in the Marathi and Hindi cinema. Sachin is best known for his film ‘Nadiya Ke Paar‘, released in 1982 under Rajshri Productions, and Supriya is known for serial ‘Tu Tu Mein Mein‘, telecasted on DD Metro (1994-95) and StarPlus (1996-2000). Interestingly, the sitcom was directed by none other than Sachin Pilgaonkar who is a director as well as producer now.
Affairs and Marriage
Shriya Pilgaonkar has not opened up about her relationship and love affairs. Neither, we heard any gossip about her secret boyfriend. Although, media has prying eyes on her account. Hopefully, we will have some news about her relationship status soon. As of now, Shriya is single and unmarried.
Debut and Career
Shriya Pilgaonkar started her career in 2012 from a theatre play called ‘Freedom Of Love’. The duration of the play was only for 10 minutes where she acted, sang and danced. Later in 2013, she made her debut on the big screen from Marathi movie titled ‘Ekulti Ek‘. The movie was written, directed and produced by her father Sachin Pilgaonkar.
Although, Shriya didn’t want to take a favour from her father, but her father told her that he is not a fool to invest money in her without any reason. He said ‘I see potential in you therefore I am betting money on you’. After the release of the film, she was appreciated by the critics and won several awards for the Best Actress in a debut role.
Following year, she appeared in other non-commercial Hindi and Marathi films. Infact, she also got chance to work in a french film called ‘Un Plus Une‘. The film was directed by Oscar Winning Director Claude Lelouch. In this film, Shriya played the role of Ayanna, an actor and dancer from India.
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In 2016, she made her Bollywood debut from Hindi movie ‘Fan’. The movie was produced by Aditya Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films. Since it was her first Bollywood movie, her screen time was less. Yet people took a note of her performance and appreciated her talent.
In 2018, Shriya got a big break in her career from Amazon Prime series ‘Mirzapur‘. In this series, she played the character of Sweety Gupta. Subsequently, she appeared in several web series such as ’13 Mussoorie’, ‘Murder in Agonda’, ‘Beecham House’, ‘Crackdown’, ‘The Gone Game’, ‘Guilty Minds’, Broken News and, soon we will see her in Hotstar’s upcoming series Taaza Khabbar, alongside Bhuvan Bam.
Awards and Nominations
- Won Maharashtra State Film Awards for Best Actress in Debut role for Marathi film ‘Ekulti Ek‘.
- She got nominated for IIFM 2022 awards for Guilty Minds.
Lifestyle and Luxury
Shriya Pilgaonkar was born in a rich family and had access to all the luxury since childhood. She has been to several countries, enjoyed vacations at luxurious places. Apart from that she has got luxurious cars and a big apartment in Mumbai.
Facts about Shriya Pilgaonkar
- She made her debut from Marathi movie produced by her father.
- She is a professional Swimmer.
- Her mother and father owns a production house.
- She has directed short films such as Painted Signal, Panchgavya and Dresswala.
- She ranked 40 in the Times of India Most Desirable list of Women in 2020.
- Shriya has also appeared in several Tv commercials. She has worked with celebs such as Shahid Kapoor and Vikrant Massey.
Salary and Net Worth
Based on her experience, work profile and brand value, Shriya Pilgaonkar’s net worth is estimated around 2 crore Indian rupees.