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Antara Mali Biography

Antara is most famous for her role of Madhuri in 'Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon' which was her way of paying a tribute to the legendary actress Madhuri Dixit who remained Antara’s icon for years. Antara Mali has come a long way, her father is the renowned commercial photographer Jagdish Mali and her mother is a theatre actress. Her grandfather, Shantanu Mali was a painter. It was natural that Antara would develop interest in films. Antara had debuted in a low-budget film called Dhoondte Reh Jaonge, which went unnoticed. To Antara's dismay, her second film Dum Dum Diga Diga was shelved half-way through. Her next break came with a Telugu film, Prem Katha directed by Ramgopal Verma, who later ensured her a slot in her first hindi film Mast. After this, she became a staple feature in Ram Gopal Varma’s movies, she acted as an author-backed role in Ramu’s film Company opposite Vivek Oberoi from where she was groomed as an actress and she graduated from second fiddle roles to being a heroine in Ramu’s Road. Then she came in Ramgopal Varma's Darna Mana Hai which has six stories interwoven together into a single movie. In the first story she is acting with Sohail Khan which revolves around a young, married couple stuck in the middle of a dense forest. Then she snapped up the in the leading role in Ramgopal Varma’s film with an unusual title Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon. The film was based on a heroine oriented story and Antara was paired with the lesser-known Rajpal Yadav. Antara played Tusshar Kapoor's love interest in Gayab, where she looked hot in her skimpy outfits giving other bold babes a run for their money. Next she was seen in 'Nach' paired with Abhishek Bachchan where she makes Abhishek dance to her tunes. Antara Mali will be seen in a mix of meaningful and entertaining films, including Anurag Kashyap’s Gulaal. Eventually, she plans to move into film direction.


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