|Other name||Ria Shukla|
|Profession(s)||Actor and Dancer|
|Famous Role||Apeksha ‘Apu’ Shivlal Sahay in the Bollywood film ‘Nil Battey Sannata’
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 147 cm
in meters- 1.47 m
in feet & inches- 4’ 10”
|Debut||TV (Contestant): Hindustan Ke Hunarbaaz (2012)
Film (Actor): Nil Bate Sannata (2016)
TV (Actor): Naati Pinky Ki Lambi Love Story (2020)
|Date of Birth||1 January 1998 (Thursday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||22 Years|
|School||M K S D Inter College Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh|
|Educational Qualification||Graduation Facebook|
|Food Habit||Vegetarian YouTube|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Sushil Kumar Shukla (Employee at Vidhan Bhawan, Lucknow)
Mother- Madhuri Shukla
|Siblings||2 elder and one younger (Names Not Known)|
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- In 2017, she worked as an art director in ‘Butterflies and Hurricanes,’ a short film directed by Savvas Christou.
- She has featured in many TV commercials including ‘Ted Talk Nayi Soch’ and ‘Whisper Ultra.’
- 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: