Mouni Roy is one of the most popular and versatile actors in the Indian television and film industry. She is known for her roles in shows like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev, Naagin, and Naagin 2.
She has also appeared in films like Gold, Romeo Akbar Walter, Made in China, and Brahmastra. She is also a trained dancer and has participated in reality shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Nach Baliye.
She has a huge fan following on social media and is often praised for her beauty and fashion sense.
|Date of Birth
|September 28, 1985
|37 years old
|Place of Birth
|Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India
|5’ 5” (165.1 cm)
|119 lbs (54 kg)
|8 (US) / 38.5 (EU) / 6 (UK)
Past & Current Relationships:
|Anil Roy (Superintendent)
|Mukti Roy (Teacher)
|Brother – Mukhar Roy (Younger)
|Married to Indian businessman Suraj Nambiar
|Gaurav Chopra (Actor), Mohit Raina (Actor), Suraj Nambiar (businessman)
Mouni Roy has been linked with several co-stars and celebrities in the past. She was rumored to be dating Gaurav Chopra, a TV actor, for a long time but they broke up in 2012.
She then reportedly dated Mohit Raina, who played Shiva in Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev, for six years but they never confirmed their relationship publicly. They parted ways in 2018 due to personal differences.
She was also linked with Suraj Nambiar, a Dubai-based banker, to whom she is married now. Although she denied their relationship earlier.
Early Life & Education:
Mouni Roy was born on 28 September 1985 in Cooch Behar, West Bengal. Her father Anil Roy was an office superintendent of the Cooch Behar Zilla Parishad and her mother Mukti Roy was a theatre artist. She has a younger brother named Mukhar Roy.
She belongs to a Bengali Brahmin family and follows Hinduism. She did her schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya in Baburhat, Cooch Behar and then moved to Delhi for higher studies.
She graduated from Miranda House, Delhi University with a major in English literature. She also enrolled in Jamia Millia Islamia University for a course in mass communication but dropped out to pursue a career in acting.
|The Virgin Tree (2023)
Mouni Roy started her career in 2006 with the TV show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, where she played the role of Krishna Tulsi.
Television Career: After her debut, she gained popularity and recognition for her role and became a household name.
She then appeared in several other shows like Kasturi, Pati Patni Aur Woh, Do Saheliyaan, Sshhh…Phir Koi Hai, etc.
She also hosted some shows like Zara Nachke Dikha and So You Think You Can Dance.
Breakthrough Role: Mouni Roy got her breakthrough role as Sati in Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev in 2011.
She played the role of Shiva’s consort with grace and elegance and impressed the viewers with her chemistry with Mohit Raina.
She then played the lead role of Shivanya/Shivangi in Naagin and Naagin 2 from 2015 to 2017.
The show was a huge hit and became one of the highest-rated shows on Indian television.
Film Career: Mouni Roy made her film debut in 2011 with the Punjabi film Hero Hitler in Love.
She then ventured into Bollywood with the sports drama Gold (2018), opposite Akshay Kumar.
She received a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Female Debut for her performance.
She followed it up with films like Romeo Akbar Walter (2019), Made in China (2019), and London Confidential (2020).
She also played a pivotal role in the fantasy film Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva (2022) alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.
Other Talents: Apart from acting, Mouni Roy is also a trained Kathak dancer and a singer.
She has performed in many stages shows and events across the world. She has also been featured in many music videos and songs such as “Gali Gali” from KGF: Chapter 1 (2018), “Bheegi Bheegi Raaton Mein” from Sanam Re (2016), and “Patli Kamariya” from T-Series (2021).
Mouni Roy is also known for her fashion sense and style.
She has a huge fan following on social media platforms like Instagram, where she has over 26 million followers.
She often posts pictures and videos of her personal and professional life, giving a glimpse of her glamorous lifestyle to her fans.
Net worth and Income:
|40 crores or USD 5 million
|Mouni Roy’s per-episode fee is 1.2 Lakh rupees, and she charges over 40 Lakh rupees for her item number in the film. She also earns a lot of money from brand promotions and TV advertisements. Mouni Roy per brand endorsement fee is 1 Crore rupees.
|Sources of Income
|Income from movies, serials, music videos, and brand endorsement
Mouni Roy is one of the highest-paid Indian television actresses, earning between Rs 30 and 40 lakh per episode. Mouni’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million, which is equivalent to (RS- 6.5 Crore).
She owns several assets and properties, including a luxurious apartment in Mumbai, a farmhouse in Goa, and a bungalow in Cooch Behar.
She also owns a collection of cars, such as Audi Q5, BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLC, and Range Rover Evoque.
Mouni Roy is an inspiration for many aspiring actors and actresses who want to make it big in the entertainment industry.
She has proved that with hard work, dedication, and passion, one can achieve anything. She is a versatile performer who can portray any character with ease and grace.
She is a true star who shines brightly on both small and big screens.
Interesting facts and Trivia
- Mouni Roy was the first Naagin in Ekta Kapoor’s supernatural series. She as a Naagin made everyone fan with her beauty and killer expressions.
- Mouni Roy has also been in the limelight for a drastic change in her physical appearance. According to sources, she even went under the knife to accentuate her lips.
- Mouni Roy is a trained Kathak dancer, and she has also learned contemporary dance styles.
- She made her Bollywood debut opposite Akshay Kumar in the movie Gold in 2018.
- Mouni Roy was one of the highest-paid actresses on Indian television and was reportedly paid INR 1.5 lakh per episode for her work in the TV show Naagin.
- She is a bookworm and loves reading books in her free time.
- Mouni Roy is a trained singer and has also lent her voice to a few songs.
- She has won several awards for her work in television, including the Indian Television Academy Award and the Gold Awards.
- Mouni Roy is a fitness enthusiast and follows a strict workout routine and diet to stay in shape.
- She is fluent in several languages, including Bengali, Hindi, and English.
- Mouni Roy is a pet lover and has two dogs named Romeo and Coco.
- She is also a philanthropist and has been associated with several charitable causes over the years.