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Riya Shukla (Actress) Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Indranagar, Lucknow
Education: Graduation
Age: 22 Years

Riya Shukla

Bio/Wiki
Other nameRia Shukla
NicknamePari
Riya Shukla's Facebook Bio
Profession(s)Actor and Dancer
Famous RoleApeksha ‘Apu’ Shivlal Sahay in the Bollywood film ‘Nil Battey Sannata’
Riya Shukla as Appu
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 147 cm
in meters- 1.47 m
in feet & inches- 4’ 10”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutTV (Contestant): Hindustan Ke Hunarbaaz (2012)
Hindustan Ke Hunarbaaz
Film (Actor): Nil Bate Sannata (2016)
Riya Shukla in Nil Battey Sanatta
TV (Actor): Naati Pinky Ki Lambi Love Story (2020)
Riya Shukla in Naati Pinky Ki Lambi Love Story
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 January 1998 (Thursday)
Age (as in 2020) 22 Years
BirthplaceIndranagar, Lucknow
Zodiac signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownIndranagar, Lucknow
SchoolM K S D Inter College Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Educational QualificationGraduation [1]Facebook
Food HabitVegetarian [2]YouTube
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Sushil Kumar Shukla (Employee at Vidhan Bhawan, Lucknow)
Riya Shukla with Her Father
Mother- Madhuri Shukla
Riya Shukla with Her Parents
Siblings2 elder and one younger (Names Not Known)

Riya Shukla

Some Lesser Known Facts About Riya Shukla

  • Riya Shukla is an Indian television and film actress.
  • At the age of 3, she joined Prayag Sangeet Samiti in Allahabad to receive training in classical music and Kathak dance form.

    Riya Shukla Performing Classical Dance

    Riya Shukla Performing Classical Dance

  • In 2012, she debuted as a contestant in the TV talent show for children, ‘Hindustan Ke Hunarbaaz.’
  • Later, she participated in Zee TV’s dance reality show, Dance India Dance.
  • She did small roles in Bollywood films like ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ (2015) and ‘San’ 75 Pachattar’ (2016).
  • In 2016, she auditioned for the film ‘Nil Bate Sannata’ in Lucknow. She was selected to play the character of Apeksha ‘Apu’ Shivlal Sahay. She won the Star Screen Best Child Artist Award for this film in the same year.
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  • The filmmaker of ‘Nil Battey Sannata,’ Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari had hired a tutor for Riya on the sets of the film so that she could not skip her studies.
  • Impressed by Riya’s acting skill actor, Pankaj Tripathi calls her ‘Longia Mirch.’
  • In an interview, Riya said that whatever she had learned in the field of acting, dancing, and singing was from her guru at Prayag Sangeet Samiti in Allahabad.

    Riya Shukla with Her Guru

    Riya Shukla with Her Guru

  • In 2017, she worked as an art director in ‘Butterflies and Hurricanes,’ a short film directed by Savvas Christou.
  • Riya appeared in many more Bollywood films like Hichki (2018) and 3rd Eye (2019). Riya Shukla in Hichki
  • She has featured in many TV commercials including ‘Ted Talk Nayi Soch’ and ‘Whisper Ultra.’

    Riya Shukla in a TV Commercial

    Riya Shukla in a TV Commercial

  • In 2020, she acted in the TV serial ‘Naati Pinky Ki Lambi Love Story’ in which she played the character of Pinky opposite TV actor, Puneett Chouksey. The show was aired on 27 January 2020. In an interview, Riya said,

Naati Pinky Ki Lambi Love Story came as a big surprise and was destiny’s blessing for me. I was home in Lucknow when I got a call from the production team, and my life has changed thereafter. I am the first one in my family to walk down this road and fortunately they are super proud of me. While I have done a couple of Bollywood projects, with this I make my television debut and I am extremely excited. I hope my character resonates with our viewers.”

  • Here’s an interesting video about Riya Shukla’s biography:

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