Mouni Roy is an actress and model from India. She primarily works for Television dramas. Roy started her TV career in 2007 with famous soap opera Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi . Her notable TV dramas include Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev (2011-2014), Junoon – Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq (2012-2013), Naagin (2015-2017). She is playing the lead roles of Shivanya and Shivangi in Naagin. These roles have made her a superstar. Roy has also appeared on 8th, 9th and 10th seasons of reality show Bigg Boss. Her beauty and acting talent have won million hearts. At the moment, Roy is one of most sought after TV actresses in India.
20 Facts about Mouni Roy
1- She is from West Bengal
Roy was born in Cooch Behar, West Bengal on September 28, 1985. Her family lived in Gandhi Colony area of Cooch Behar at the time of her birth.
2- Family Background
Roy’s father Anil Roy worked as a superintendent of Cooch Behar Zilla Parishad. Her mother Mukti Roy was a teacher. Roy’s paternal grandfather Shekhar Chandra Roy was a renowned stage artist of West Bengal.
3- Her Nickname
Mouni Roy is called Maanya and Mon by her family and close friends.
4- Her Bother is Her Replica
Roy has a younger brother named Mukhar Roy. He has a striking resemblance with his sister. Mukhar is studying in college and wants to be a musician.
5- Her Role Model
Roy’s only role model is her father Anil Roy.
6- Educational Qualifications
Mouni Roy received her early education from her native city Cooch Behar. She did her intermediate from Kendriya Vidyalaya. Her parents wanted her to become a journalist. She was sent to Delhi where she graduated in English literature from Miranda House. She then enrolled in Jamia Milia Islamia to study mass communication. However, she did not complete her study in mass communication. She left for Mumbai to try her luck in showbiz.
7- Love Interests
Roy got romantically involved with fellow actor Gaurav Chopra in 2008. They were often spotted together. They appeared on a reality show Pati Patni Aur Woh as contestants in 2009. Their relationship lasted for almost a couple of years and they broke up. They never shared the real story behind their breakup.
Mouni Roy acted in Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev (2011-2014) with actor Mohit Raina as his onscreen wife. They fell in love and started a relationship. However, they kept it under wraps for some time. They were often seen together at public events. Raina attended Roy’s birthday where he fed her birthday cake. Their social media accounts made it clear to public that they were in love. In a recent interview, Raina said that they were planning to get married in 2017.
8- Body Measurements
Mouni Roy’s measurements are 34B (bust), 25 (waist) and 35 (hips) inches. She stands 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m) tall. Her weight is 51 kilograms (112 pounds). Her dress size is 4 (US) and shoe size is 8 (US).
9- She is a Flaunter
Roy likes to show off her body and curves for sure. She is often seen scantily clad in her dramas. Roy frequently wears navel baring sarees, backless cholis, deep neck shirts, short skirts and bikinis. Her social media accounts are full of bold selfies.
10- Film Debut
Mouni Roy appeared on cinema screen before she did on TV screen. In 2004, she played a small role in movie Run opposite Abhishek Bachchan. She was featured in song Nahi Hona Nahi Hona as an extra.
11- She has Portrayed a Pakistani
Roy appeared in a Punjabi film Hero Hitler in Love (2011). She played the role of a Pakistani girl named Sahiban. The movie made 40 million against its production budget of 5 million.
12- Dancing Skills
Roy was trained in Kathak Ballerina dances. She used to be choreographer in her college years. She won the 1st season of Zara Nachke Dikha in 2008. She was a contestant on the 7th season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 in 2014. She appeared as dance partner of her Naagin co-star Arjun Bijlani on 9th season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2016.
13- She Tried Her Luck In Singing
Mouni Roy likes to sing very much. She often posts her singing videos on her Instagram. She participated in a singing reality show Shava Shava featuring Karan Johar as a Judge. She did not get great response to her singing from audience.
14- Favorite Food
Roy’s favorite Hindi meals include Khichdi, Kadi Chawal and Mishti Doi. She also likes Chinese food.
15- Painting and Sketching
Roy is a multi-talented person. She is gifted with painting and sketching skills. She likes to paint and sketch in her leisure time.
16- Roy is an Avid Reader
Mouni Roy loves reading book. Her favorite authors include Dan Brown, Sylvia Plath, Jon Winokur and J. K. Rowling.
17- She Likes Travelling
Roy is a travel freak. She likes visiting new places and meeting new people. She has visited Dubai, United States, Hong Kong and Europe.
18- Favorite Bollywood Song
Roy likes listening to music in her spare time. Song Lag Ja Gale Ke Phir Kahin from movie Woh Kaun Thi (1964) is her favorite Indian song.
19- Interest in Cricket
Mouni Roy is fond of watching and playing cricket. She is a one of the players of Arjun Bijlani’s cricket team Mumbai Tigers. The team has participated in Box Cricket League matches.
20- Favorite Actor & Actress
Roy’s favorite Bollywood actor is Shahrukh Khan. Her favorite Bollywood actress is Madhuri Dixit. Leonardo Dicaprio and Ryan Gosling are her favorite Hollywood actors.