Gia Manek is an Indian television actress. She came into the spotlight by playing the role of ‘Gopi’ in Star Plus’s serial “Saath Nibhana Saathiya.”
Giaa Manek was born on 18 February 1986 (age 33 years; as in 2019) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
She did her graduation in Advertising and Marketing. After completing her education, she played a small role in the Hindi comedy film “Na Ghar Ke Na Ghat Ke.”
Height: 5′ 2″
Weight: 46 Kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Figure Measurements: 33-25-33
Family & Caste
Giaa Manek belongs to a Gujarati Rajput Family. She is the daughter of Harshad Manek and Reena Manek.
Giaa Manek started her acting career in 2010 with the TV serial “Saath Nibhaana Saathiya.” She received immense popularity by playing the role of an innocent girl ‘Gopi Ahem Modi’ in the serial. In 2012, she dropped the show to participate in season 5 of the dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.”
In 2015, she played the role of ‘Jeannie’ in the SAB TV’s sitcom “Jeannie Aur Juju.”
Giaa has also made special appearances in various shows including “Balika Vadhu,” “Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha,” “Badi Dooooor Se Aaye Hain,” and “Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai.” In 2016, she made a comeback to “Saath Nibhaana Saathiya” after 4 years.
Manek has also been a part of the Delhi Dragons team at the reality show “Box Cricket League.”
In addition to acting, she has also active in philanthropy work. Giaa supports the “Smile Foundation India” and has walked the ramp for them to promote girl child education.
In 2012, Giaa made a visit to a hookah bar with her mother and friends where the police raided to catch the hookah smokers. However, the actress was not involved with smoking and later released by the police.
- Food: Dhokla, Khandvi, Undiyu, Chinese
- Dessert: Ice-cream
- Film: Jab We Met
- Colour: Red
- Superhero: Spiderman
- Her hobbies include reading novels, dancing, and shopping.
- Giaa left Saath Nibhaana Saathiya in 2012 because of her issues with the producer as she wanted to participate in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa while doing the serial.
- The first salary that Giaa earned was ₹25000 for doing a TV commercial at the age of 17.
- Giaa considers Lord Krishna as her brother and ties rakhi to him every year as she doesn’t have any real brother.
- She was once approached by the makers of the serial Balika Vadhu for a role in the serial, but, Giaa denied it due to some reasons.
- Giaa owns a Mercedes-Benz Class A.
- She is very passionate about animals and has a pet dog, Scrappy, and a pet cat, Snowbell.
- She is an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha.