Angira Dhar is a famous Indian actor, model, and producer. She played the character of ‘Shahana Arora’ in the famous Hindi web series- Bang Baaja Baaraat (2015).
Angira was born on Wednesday, 25 May 1988 (age 31 years; as in 2019), in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. She did her schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, IIT, Powai, Mumbai, and later, joined science and commerce college in Mumbai.
Family & Caste
She is born into a North-Indian family. Her mother ‘Suchitra Dhar’ worked as a teacher in Kendriya Vidyalaya, IIT in Powai, Mumbai. Her brother ‘Ishan Dhar’ works at MW Energy in the USA. Her cousin ‘Aakash Dhar’ is a Bollywood actor and has appeared in films including- Tuesday (2009), Game (2011), and Dishoom (2016).
As per the sources, she started her career with Channel V; as a TV producer. While working with Channel V she got an offer to work as a host for UTV Bindaas’s travel show- Beg Borrow Steal (2013). She appeared in various TV commercials including- Cadbury, Set Wet Deo, Domino’s Pizza,’ and Fogg Deo. She began her acting career with the Hindi web series ‘Bang Baaja Baaraat’ (2015). She appeared in the Netflix film ‘Love Per Square Foot’ (2018) opposite Vicky Kaushal. She was roped in the film ‘Commando 3’ (2019) starring Bollywood actors Vidyut Jamwal and Adah Sharma.
- Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
- Serial: Insecure (2016)
- At the beginning of her career, she was offered many Hindi daily soaps, but she refused to do so.
- Her cousin Aakash Dhar motivated her to work as an actor.
- The casting director of Yashraj Films ‘Shanu Sharma’ spotted her and offered her the role in ‘Love Per Square Foot’ (2018).
- She has appeared on the cover of well-known magazines.