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Hometown: New Delhi
Age: 38 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried

Shahana Goswami

Bio/Wiki
NicknameShan
ProfessionActor
Famous Role'Debbie Mascarenhas' in the film 'Rock On!!' (2008)
Shahana Goswami as 'Debbie Mascarenhas' in the film 'Rock On!!' (2008)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 3" (161 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm: Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota (2006) as 'Payal'
Shahana Goswami (as Payal) and Paresh Rawal (as Rajubhai Patel) in the film 'Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota' (2006)
Awards2009: Best Performance (Critics) award for the film 'Rock On!!' at the 54th Filmfare Awards
2009: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) award for 'Rock On!!' at the Star Screen Awards
2009: Best Supporting Actress award for 'Rock On!!' at the Lions Gold Awards
2009: Best Supporting Actress award for 'Rock On!!' at the Cineblitz Awards
2010: Breakthrough Performance Award (Female) for the film 'Firaaq' at the Stardust Awards
2016: Best Actress award for the Bengali film 'Under Construction' at the Islantilla Cineforum Film Festival
Shahana Goswami with the Best Actress award that she won at the Islantilla Cineforum Film Festival
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 May 1986 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2024) 38 Years
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
Zodiac signTaurus
NationalityIndian
HometownNew Delhi
SchoolSardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi
College/UniversitySophia College For Women, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
ReligionHinduism
EthnicityBengali
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
Shahana Goswami's Instagram post about having non-vegetarian dishes
HobbiesPlaying Basketball, Volleyball
Tattoo(s) On chest: A flower
Shahana Goswami's tattoo
On left wrist: A circle and dot within
Shahana Goswami's tattoo on her wrist
On right wrist: A snake
Shahana Goswami's tattoo on her right wrist
On back: A fern
Shahana Goswami's Instagram post about her tattoo
On lower back: A flower
Shahana Goswami's tattoo on her lower back
Social MediaInstagram
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends• Mauro Gazzi (Italian restaurateur)
Shahana Goswami and Mauro Gazzi
Arjun Rampal (actor, model)
Arjun Rampal
Milind Soman (actor, model) (2010-2013)
Shahana Goswami with Milind Soman
Family
ParentsFather- Omkar Goswami (economist)
Shahana Goswami with her father
Mother- Anomita Goswami (actor, editorial consultant)
Shahana Goswami's mother
SiblingsBrother- Samar Goswami (physicist)
Shahana Goswami's brother
Favourites
FoodGolgappa, Bhelpuri, Pasta, Pizza, Banoffee Pie
BeverageCoffee
Travel DestinationSpain

Shahana Goswami

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shahana Goswami

  • Shahana Goswami grew up in New Delhi.

    A childhood picture of Shahana Goswami

    A childhood picture of Shahana Goswami

  • She was the sports champion in her school and once secured second place at the National Artificial Wall Climbing Competition. She competed for her school in athletics, volleyball, basketball, and badminton at the zonal level. Shahana was also the house captain in her school.

    Shahana Goswami during her school days

    Shahana Goswami during her school days

  • She is a trained Odissi dancer; she learnt it from Kiran Segal, a classical dancer, for 10 years.
  • She received her first paycheck of Rs. 3000 when she was 12.

    Shahana Goswami at the age of 12

    Shahana Goswami at the age of 12

  • At the age of 18, Shahana moved to Mumbai from Delhi to pursue a career in acting.
  • She started her career as a production assistant at theatre director and producer Jaimini Pathak’s theatre group Working Title in Mumbai. She then acted for the first time in the production ‘Seagull.’ Later, she performed in the play ‘Arabian Nights.’

    Shahana Goswami's Instagram post about performing in the theatrical production 'Seagull'

    Shahana Goswami’s Instagram post about performing in the theatrical production ‘Seagull’

  • Shahana landed a role in the film ‘Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota’ (2006) after auditioning for it on the advice of talent consultant Shaanu Sharma, whom she knew from theatre.
  • During a visit to a production house for some reason, she ended up getting the role of ‘Gina’ in the film ‘Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.’ (2007).

    A poster of the film 'Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.' (2007)

    A poster of the film ‘Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.’ (2007)

  • In 2008, she appeared as ‘Tara’ in the film ‘Ru Ba Ru.’ She secured the role when she was in college and even filmed her first scenes for the film in Bangkok before working on her debut film ‘Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota.’

    Shahana Goswami as 'Tara' in a still from the film 'Ru Ba Ru' (2008)

    Shahana Goswami as ‘Tara’ in a still from the film ‘Ru Ba Ru’ (2008)

  • While casting for the film ‘Rock On!!’ (2008), her friends Shaanu Sharma and Simran, suggested her name to the director Abhishek Kapoor. After auditioning, she got the role of ‘Debbie Mascarenhas’ in the film, which marked a significant turning point in her career.

    Shahana Goswami, along with Arjun Rampal, in a still from the film 'Rock On!!' (2008)

    Shahana Goswami, along with Arjun Rampal, in a still from the film ‘Rock On!!’ (2008)

  • Shahana has appeared in many other films such as ‘Jashnn’ (2009), ‘Break Ke Baad’ (2010), ‘Ra.One’ (2011), ‘Heroine’ (2012), and ‘Neeyat’ (2023).

    Shahana Goswami (left) as 'Lisa' in the film 'Neeyat' (2023)

    Shahana Goswami (left) as ‘Lisa’ in the film ‘Neeyat’ (2023)

  • In 2010, Shahana and Milind Soman, an actor and model, started dating. They, however, broke up in February 2013 as Shahana wanted to get married, while Milind was not ready to commit.

    Shahana Goswami with Milind Soman

    Shahana Goswami with Milind Soman

  • Shahana has also worked in English and Bengali language films like ‘Midnight’s Children’ (2012) (English), ‘Vara: A Blessing’ (2013) (English), ‘Under Construction’ (2015) (Bengali), and ‘Made in Bangladesh’ (2019) (Bengali).
    Shahana Goswami (as Amina) and Ronit Roy (as Ahmed Sinai) in a still from the film 'Midnight's Children' (2012)

    Shahana Goswami (as Amina) and Ronit Roy (as Ahmed Sinai) in a still from the film ‘Midnight’s Children’ (2012)

    Shahana Goswami as 'Roya' in the film 'Under Construction' (2015)

    Shahana Goswami as ‘Roya’ in the film ‘Under Construction’ (2015)

  • In June 2015, Shahana moved from Mumbai to Paris to explore more career opportunities in acting. There, she met Mauro Gazzi, the owner of an Italian restaurant named Drogheria Italiana, where she worked.

    Shahana Goswami's Instagram post about working at Drogheria Italiana in Paris

    Shahana Goswami’s Instagram post about working at Drogheria Italiana in Paris

  • While living in Paris, she soon started dating Mauro and even entered into a live-in relationship with him. They, however, broke up when Shahana moved back to India in 2020.
  • In 2020, she played the role of ‘Meenakshi Mehra’ in the British television drama miniseries ‘A Suitable Boy,’ which aired on BBC One.

    Shahana Goswami as 'Meenakshi Mehra' in a still from the series 'A Suitable Boy' (2020)

    Shahana Goswami as ‘Meenakshi Mehra’ in a still from the series ‘A Suitable Boy’ (2020)

  • She has appeared in many other series such as Netflix’s ‘Bombay Begums’ (2021), and Amazon Prime Video’s ‘The Last Hour’ (2021) and ‘Hush Hush’ (2022).

    Shahana Goswami as 'Zaira' in a still from the series 'Hush Hush' (2022)

    Shahana Goswami as ‘Zaira’ in a still from the series ‘Hush Hush’ (2022)

  • Shahana is a fitness enthusiast, and she often hits the gym. She also practices yoga. She once lost a few kilograms to get fitter.
    Shahana Goswami's while working out at a gym

    Shahana Goswami’s while working out at a gym

    Shahana Goswami's Instagram post about her physical transformation

    Shahana Goswami’s Instagram post about her physical transformation

  • She loves nature and frequently posts about it on her social media handles.

    Shahana Goswami's Instagram post about her love for nature

    Shahana Goswami’s Instagram post about her love for nature

  • Shahana is very creative. She finds joy in sketching, painting, and doing embroidery.

    Shahana Goswami's Instagram post about her artwork

    Shahana Goswami’s Instagram post about her artwork

  • She is an avid traveller and often shares her travelling experiences on social media. She particularly enjoys trekking, which she started doing with her father at the age of 6.

    Shahana Goswami's Instagram post about trekking

    Shahana Goswami’s Instagram post about trekking

  • Shahana believes in rituals and astrology. In an Instagram post, she once mentioned how she likes creating her own rituals.

    Shahana Goswami's Instagram post about rituals and astrology

    Shahana Goswami’s Instagram post about rituals and astrology

  • She loves animals and frequently posts pictures with them on social media.

    Shahana Goswami with a cat

    Shahana Goswami with a cat

  • She is proficient in Hindi, English, Bengali, and French languages.
  • She consumes alcohol occasionally.

    Shahana Goswami's Instagram post about having wine

    Shahana Goswami’s Instagram post about having wine