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Meet Shriya Pilgaonkar, the Girl Who Made Her Debut in 'Fan' Opposite Shah Rukh Khan


Updated:April 20, 2016, 2:48 PM IST
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Sachin and Supriya Pilgaonkar are well known faces and celebrated actors of the country. Both have created a niche for themselves in the film and TV industry. Now, their daughter Shriya is making head turns with her performance in 'FAN'.

Shriya's role may have been small in the film, but the young actress has managed to create an impact on the viewers.

'FAN' may have been Shriya's debut film in Bollywood, but the actress is not new to showbiz. Born to actor parents have advantages as Shriya made her debut in popular TV show of '90s 'Tu Tu Main Main' which featured her mother and was directed by her father.

My whole and soul

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Shriya has been a known face in the advertisement world and has worked with Shahid Kapoor, Vikrant Massey for an ad.

Love the earrings and the ring by Misho designs :)

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The actress has also dabbled in theatre. She was recently seen in a play called 'Internal Affairs'.

Team Hindi Medium :) Love watching these performers and acting with them. #akvariousfringe

A photo posted by Shriya Pilgaonkar Official (@shriya_hobo) on

Before making her debut in Hindi films, Shriya has been a part of a French film called 'Un plus une' which also featured Oscar winning actor Jean Dujardin.

That surreal moment . Red carpet with the Director and actors of Un Plus Une :)

A photo posted by Shriya Pilgaonkar Official (@shriya_hobo) on

The young actress, much like her father, is keen on direction as well and has directed a few short films.

Shriya has also done a Marathi film called 'Ekulti Ek' which was directed by her father, Sachin.

For 'FAN', Shriya had to audition along with 750 other girls before Maneesh Sharma selected her for the role.

Featured in Grazia this month :) Shot by @keegancrasto for @graziaindia

A photo posted by Shriya Pilgaonkar Official (@shriya_hobo) on

She is also a trained Kathak dancer.

By @gnitinpatel

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A reader, Shriya is a fan of detective novels and bonded with SRK on the sets of 'FAN" over books and films.


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With just one film, Shriya has managed to make head turn and we are now looking forward to see her in more films in future.

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