Daisy Shah

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Daisy Shah
Daisy Shah, 19th Transmedia Gujarati Screen and Stage Awards 2020 (01).jpg
Shah in 2020
Born (1984-08-25) 25 August 1984 (age 37)[1]
  • Actress
  • model
  • dancer
  • choreographer
Years active2003–present

Daisy Shah (born 25 August 1984)[1] is an Indian actress, model and dancer who primarily appears in Hindi and Kannada films.[3][4] She has worked as an assistant to choreographer Ganesh Acharya. Her first breakthrough came when she was selected to play the lead role in the 2011 Kannada film Bhadra.[citation needed] She then appeared opposite Salman Khan in the 2014 Bollywood film Jai Ho.[4] In 2015, she was a part of Hate Story 3.[5]

Career[edit | edit source]

Shah belongs to a Gujarati family, but was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra.[2] She worked as an assistant to choreographer Ganesh Acharya in films like Zameen and Khakee[6] and later started modelling, doing photo shoots and print ads.[7] Kannada director Harsha approached her for the film Chingari.[7] She played Ammu in the Kannada version of Bodyguard. She then shot for two item songs in the Kannada film Bachchan and the Hindi film Bloody Isshq.[8] She also did an item song ("Neeli Lugadi") in the Hindi film Khuda Kasam, starring Sunny Deol and Tabu.

Daisy Shah was also seen in Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein as a background dancer. Shah won the Miss Photogenic award in the MS Dombivli contest at a local mall when she was in 10th class.[2] She studied arts at Mumbai's Khalsa College.[9] She later went on to become a model and worked under Ganesh Acharya for three years before getting roles in Kannada films.[citation needed] Her latest film release is Race 3.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Notes
2007 Pori Special appearance in Song Tamil Hindi dub Naya Zalzala, appearance in song "Nagina Bemisal Hoon"
2010 Vandae Maatharam Herself Malayalam/Tamil Special appearance
2010 Khuda Kasam Herself Hindi Special appearance in song "Neeli Lugadi"[10]
2011 Bhadra Kavya Kannada Lead actress
2011 Bodyguard Ammu Lead actress
2013 Gajendra
2013 Bloody Isshq Herself Hindi Special appearance
2013 Bachchan Herself Kannada Special appearance in song "Mysore Pakalli"
2014 Jai Ho Rinky Shah Hindi
2014 Spark Herself Hindi Special appearance in song "Meri Jawani Sode Ki Botal"
2014 Aakramana Nireeksha Kannada
2015 Hate Story 3 Kaya Sharma Hindi
2017 Ramratan[11] Ratan Hindi
2018 Race 3 Sanjana Singh Hindi
2019 Gujarat 11 Divya Chauhan Gujarati Debut in a Gujarati Film

Awards and Nominations[edit | edit source]

Year Film Award Category Result
2015 Jai Ho BIG Star Entertainment Awards BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut - Female Nominated[12][13]
2015 Jai Ho Arab Indo Bollywood Awards Most Promising Debut- Female Nominated|[14]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Daisy Shah Official FB Page - About". Facebook. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gupta, Priya (4 January 2014). "Salman sir's nature is just like my father's: Daisy Shah". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  3. "Dancer, model, 'Jai Ho' but not an actor: Who is Daisy Shah?". IBNLive. 20 January 2014. Archived from the original on 25 October 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Will Salman Khan's 'Jai Ho' girl Daisy Shah make it big in Bollywood? - Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 21 January 2014.
  5. "Watch Zareen Khan & Daisy Shah in Hot ever before-'Hate Story 3' Official , she is the leading lady in Race 3 , "Our business is our business none of your business ", this dialogue is path breaking in india , Trailer". Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  6. "Bigg Boss contestant Sana to star opposite Salman Khan?". Hindustan Times. 16 March 2013. Retrieved 17 April 2021.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "I am beginning to get better: Daisy Shah". New Indian Express. 4 April 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2015.
  8. Bari, Nishat and Rege, Prachi (13 July 2012) Daisy Shah to do an item number in Bloody Ishq : EYECATCHERS. Indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved on 22 October 2015.
  9. Britto, Anita (19 January 2014). "I am working with my first crush: Daisy Shah". Mid Day. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  10. "Neeli Lugadi (HD) | Khuda Kasam The Challenge (2010) | Daisy Shah | Mukesh Rishi |Popular Hindi Song". Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  11. "Daisy Shah starts her next film 'Ramratan' with a romantic scene". The Times of India. 14 September 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  12. "BIG STAR Entertainment Awards 2014 Winners List". Pinkvilla.com. 18 December 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  13. "Winners of Big Star Entertainment Awards 2014". Indicine.com. 19 December 2014. Archived from the original on 9 January 2019. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  14. Goswami, Parismita (30 May 2015). "Arab-Indo Bollywood Awards 2015: Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra Bag Awards; Complete List of Winners". International Business Times, India Edition.

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