Ekavali Khanna | Srivideo
Biography | Posted: Saturday, 12th December
Date of Birth: 30 January 1980
Place of Birth: Kolkata, India
Alma mater: Modern High School Kolkata
Parent(s): Arun Chopra
Ekavali Khanna (born 30 January, 1980) actress who stars in Bollywood, Hollywood and Bengali films.
Born in Kolkata she received her early education from Modern High School, and then gradually completed it from Delhi University. Though she is brought up in Kolkata, she is a combination of a Punjabi and goan as her parents hailed from Punjab and Goa respectively. A real soft-spoken, strong willed single mother who resides with her sons. She divides her time between both Mumbai and Kolkata depending on her work. Even though she hails from a completely different culture, she claims to be a quintessential Bengali from the core of her heart.
Ekavali Khanna made her debut with Kaun Kitne Pani Main, directed by national award winner Nila Madhab Panda in the year 2014. The same year she worked with another national award-winning director Dr. Chandra Prakash Dwivedi in the film Zed Plus as the parallel lead opposite Adil Hussein. In 2014 and 2015 she did two more films: Daasdev by Sudhir Mishra and Satra Ko Shaadi Hai, directed by Arshad Sayed. She also did a guest appearance in Bollywood Diaries directed by K.D Satyam. Her next release in 2015 was Dear Dad, opposite Arvind Swamy, directed by Tanuj Brahmar. In 2017 she acted in Bioscopewallah, directed by Deb Medhkar and Angrezi mein kehte Hain , directed by Harish Vyas for which she won best actor at Oiffa 2018. In 2017 she acted in the Norwegian film What will people say, as Najma she got critically acclaimed globally, the movie directed by Iram Haq was the official entry to the Oscars in 2019.
In 2018 she acted in the Hollywood film 'Line of Descent', directed by Rohit Karn Batra. She also played a pivotal role in Veere Di Wedding, directed by Shashank Ghosh where she stole hearts with her lively Paromita. In the same year she played a role in Chotte Nawab' directed by Kumud Chaudhary, Dark light directed by Mayur Hardas, Yaarjigri directed Amit Joshi, Anaam directed by Ganesh Shetty and Aadhar directed by Suman Ghosh.
She has also appeared in Bangla films like Katmandu, directed by Raj Chakroborty, Dwando' directed by Suman Ghosh, and 'Nirontor', directed by Chandrashish Ray.
She also stars in web shows, 'Out of Love, directed by Tigmanshu Dhuliya and Aijaz Khan which is quite popular on Hotstar. Bombay Begums directed by Alankrita Srivastava and Birnila Chatterjee, which is a Netflix series portraying strong women of the society. She has also worked with Apoorva Lakhia for the series Raftaar.
|Memories in March||2010||Ekavali Khanna|
|Khola Hawa||2014||Mona Lisa|
|Kaun Kitne Paani Mein||2015||Gulabi|
|What Will People Say||2017||Najma|
|Line of Descent||2017||Naima|
|Veere Di Wedding||2018||Paromita|
|Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain||2018||Kiran Batra|