Born : September 18, 1986
Age : 27
Birthplace : Mumbai, India
Height : 5.1
Priya Bapat is a jolly frolicking fresh face in the Marathi film industry who has essayed many popular roles in recent years. Even after her marriage to another acclaimed actor Umesh Kamat, she remains a favorite among film makers. Priya Bapat has also acted in the Hindi film Lage Raho and Munna Bhai MBBS. Though there were small roles but she did leave her mark with her sprightly acting which is her forte. Her sweet, girl next door appearance fetches her roles and she in turn does full justice to them with a her impactful acting.
Wiki : Priya Bapat was paired with her husband in 2013 for the film Time Please which was a major hit . The real life couple played a couple who go through the process of discovering their love after discovering differences in their personalities. The film was the onscreen adaptation of a long running drama in the couple played the lead roles. The play is synonymous to the couple.
Priya is recently in news for her forthcoming film Happy Journey which is directed by Sachin Kundalkar , an acclaimed director of Aiyya fame. She has been cast as the sister of Atul Kulkarni. There is much curiosity about the film for the two popular actors are coming together for the first time in such an interesting set up.
Priya Bapat married Umesh Kamat in the year 2011. The couple has acted in a Marathi daily soap before this and has featured in a number of commercials. The couple’s chemistry is highly evident and it is proved by the popularly of their play Nava Gadi Nava Rajya which went on to complete 200 shows. In real life, Priya was quoted as saying that her husband is a completely different person than her but the same difference keeps their bond intact for they complement each other well as a couple.
Besides being a bubbly girl, Priya is also an intellectual who believes ion taking the right decisions at the right time. She refused to play one of the hockey players in the film Chak De India which later became a huge hit. She took the decision because she prioritized her studies over films at that point of her life. Starting her acting career at a very young age, she expresses her sensitivity to the exploitation of women folk in India. She played the role of a sexually abused girl in a drama in her early age which, she says opened her eyes to sexual crimes and changed her perspective towards life.