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Rishibala Naval is an Indian film actress best known by her stage name Simran. She is also a model and television personality. She has predominantly appeared in Tamil films, along with Telugu language films, as well as a few films in Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada. She is considered as one of the most versatile actresses of her period.  Throughout her career, Simran acted in over 75 Indian films and worked alongside most of India’s leading actors. Her latest movie Rocketry: Nambi Vilaivu received great expectations from the audience and it will be released in theaters on July 1.

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Simran was born as Rishibala Naval in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 4 April 1976 into a Punjabi family. Her father is Ashok Naval and her mother is Sharda. She has two sisters, Monal Naval and Jyothi Naval, and a brother named Sumith. She did her schooling education from St. Anthony’s high school, Versova, and completed her B.Com in Mumbai and was modelling simultaneously. She speaks Punjabi, Hindi, English, Tamil, and Telugu. Simran is a trained Bharatanatyam and Salsa dancer. She married her childhood family friend Deepak Bagga on 02 December 2003. The couple was blessed with two sons, Adheep and Aadit.

She started her career in acting and made her debut in the Hindi movie Ek Chadar Maili Si (1986) as a Child artist and her first lead role in Hindi Movie Sanam Harjai (1995). Simran has worked in many popular films such as V.I.P, Thulladha Manamum Thullum, Vaali, Narasimha Naidu, Kannathil Muthamittal, Pammal K. Sambandam, Panchathantiram, Vaaranam Aayiram, etc. Simran has acted in several languages and always maintained a successful balance in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada.

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After her marriage, she had given up films and has moved on to the small screen where she acted in Jaya TV’s serial Simran Thirai. In 2009, she did a guest role in the Telugu serial Sundarakanda, which aired on Gemini TV. The serial was dubbed in Tamil as Sundarakandam and telecast on Polimer TV. In 2012, Simran hosted a game show called Jackpot, on Jaya TV which was earlier hosted by Kushboo and Nadhiya. She then acted in a serial Agni Paravai in Puthuyugam TV. She is also one of the judges on the reality show Dance Tamizha Dance in Zee Tamizh.

Biography

NameSimran
Real NameSimran Rishi Bagga
NicknameSimran
ProfessionActress
Date of Birth4 April 1976
Age46 (as of 2022)
Zodiac signAries
FamilyFather: Ashok Naval
Mother: Sharda Naval
Brother: Sumeet Naval
Sister: Radhamonal Naval (Actress), Jyothi Anand
Marital StatusMarried (2 December 2003)
Affairs/BoyfriendsNA
HusbandDeepak Bagga (Actor)
ChildrenSons: Adheep Odo, Aadit Veer
ReligionHindu
Educational QualificationGraduate
SchoolSt. Anthony’s High School, Mumbai
Children Welfare Centre, Mumbai
CollegeMithibai College, Mumbai
HobbiesTravelling, Cooking, Dancing
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Current CityMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian

Social Media Profiles

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Movies

Tamil

YearFilmRoleNotes
1997V. I. P.Priya
1997Once MoreKavitha
1997Nerrukku NerAsha
1997PoochudavaNandini
1998KondattamLalitha
1998Aval VaruvalaDivya
1998NatpukkagaPrabhavathi
1998Kannedhirey ThondrinalPriya
1999Thulladha Manamum ThullumRukmani
1999Edhirum PudhirumHerselfSpecial appearance in song "Totthu Totthu"
1999VaaliPriya
1999Kanave KalaiyadheAmrita,Saradha
1999AnthapuramRadhaSpecial appearance in song "Mana Madurai"
1999JodiGayathri
1999Kannupada PoguthaiyaGowri
1999TimeThulasi
2000Unnai Kodu Ennai TharuvenIndhu
2000Parthen RasithenBanu
2000PriyamaanavalePriya
200112BPriya
2001Parthale ParavasamSimi Madhava
2002Pammal K. SambandamJanaki
2002DhayaHerselfSpecial appearance in the song "Thorakkaatha Pettiya"
2002Kannathil MuthamittalIndira Thiruchelvan
2002ThamizhMeenakshi
2002EzhumalaiLakshmi
2002PanchathantiramMythili
2002YouthSpecial appearance in song "Aalthotta Boopathi"
2002RamanaChithraCameo appearance
2002I Love You DaaPriya
2003Pop CarnJamuna
2003ArasuMeera Shastri
2003Kovilpatti VeeralakshmiVeeralakshmi
2003OttranSudha
2003PithamaganHerselfSpecial appearance in "old songs" medley
2004JaiHerselfSpecial appearance in song "Alek"
2004UdhayaVasanthi
2004NewPriya
2005Kichaa Vayasu 16Nirmala
2005Inidhu Inidhu Kaadhal InidhuHerselfSpecial appearance in song "Naan Puttam Pudiyai"
2008SevalGayathri
2008Vaaranam AayiramMalini Krishnan
2009TN-07 AL 4777Subhalakshmi Mani
2009Ainthaam PadaiDevasena
2014Aaha KalyanamChandralekha
2015Trisha Illana NayantharaSimran
2016Karai OramSimranGuest appearance
2017Koditta Idangalai NirappugaLove GuruGuest appearance
2017ThupparivaalanMrs. Diwakar
2018Odu Raja OduKala BhairaviCameo appearance
2018SeemarajaKaaleeshwari
2019PettaMangalam
2020Paava KadhaigalMadhiNetflix original film
2022MahaanNaachiAmazon Prime Video film
2022Rocketry: Nambi VilaivuMeena NarayananPost-production
2022AndhaganTBAPost-production
TBACaptainTBAPost-production
TBADhruva NatchathiramTBADelayed
TBAVanangamudiTBADelayed

Telugu

YearFilmRoleNotes
1997Abbai Gari PelliMadhumitha
1997Priya O PriyaPriyaIdhuthan Kaathal(Tamil)
1997Maa Nannaki PelliLahari
1998Auto DriverSandhya
1999Samarasimha ReddySampangi
2000AnnayyaSpecial appearance in song "Aata Kavala"
2000Kalisundam RaaMangaFilm Fan's Association Award for Best Telugu Actress
2000Nuvvu VastavaniIndu
2000YuvarajuSrilatha
2000Goppinti AlluduSowmya
2001MrigarajuAishwarya
2001Narasimha NaiduSravani
2001Prematho RaaGeetha
2001Bava NachaduKamakshi
2001DaddyShanti
2002Seema SimhamHema
2003RaghavendraSpecial appearance in song "Calcutta Pan"
2003SeetayyaBangaram,Pentamma
2007VijayadasamiHerselfSpecial appearance
2008Okka MagaduSharada
2008John Appa Rao 40 plusPravallika
2016LeelaSimranGuest appearance

Hindi

YearFilmRoleNotes
1995Sanam HarjaiTina
1996MuqaddarPooja
1996Bal BramhachariSeema Choudhary
1996AngaaraPooja Pascal
1996Tere Mere SapnePooja Mathur
1997Agni Morcha
1997Gunda GardiGuddi
1997DaadagiriUma
1999Kachche DhaageSpecial appearance in song "Khali Dil Nahi"
1999Anari No.1Sona
1999Sirf TumHerselfSpecial appearance
2000KhauffRitu Pereira
2001Sabse Badkar Hum
2002AakheerSuman
2004YuvaGirl in crowdUncredited appearance[6][7]
2022Rocketry: The Nambi EffectMeena NarayananPost-production[citation needed]
2022GulmoharFilming

Malayalam

  • 1996 – Indraprastham as Chitra
  • 2007 – Heart Beats as Thangam George

Kannada

  • 1997 – Simhada Mari as Usha
  • 2016 – Alone as Simran

Television

YearTitleRoleLanguageChannel
1995Superhit MuqablaHostHindiDoordarshan
2008Simran ThiraiMultiple rolesTamilJaya TV
2008Super SuperMain JudgeTamilJaya TV
2010–2012SundarakandaTeluguGemini TV
2010–2013Jackpot (Season 2)HostTamilJaya TV
2013Dance Tamizha Dance Season IMain JudgeTamilZee Tamizh
2013–2014Agni ParavaiMadhaviTamilPuthuyugam TV
2014Dance Tamizha Dance Little Masters Season IIMain JudgeTamilZee Tamizh

Behindwoods Gold Medals Awards

  • 2018 – Woman Icon of Inspiration Award Won

JFW Movie Awards

  • 2019 – Award for Excellence in Tamil Cinema Won
  • 2020 – Best Actress – OTT for Paava Kadhaigal Won

Cinema Express Awards

  • 1999 – Best Tamil Actress in Leading Role for Vaali as Priya Won
  • 2022 – Best Tamil Actress in Leading Role for Kannathil Muthamittal as Indra Thiruchelvan Won

Dinakaran Film Awards

  • 1997 – Best Newface Actress for Nerrukku Ner Once More V.I.P. as Asha Kavitha Priya Won
  • 1999 – Best Tamil Actress in Leading Role for Thulladha Manamum Thullum Vaali as Rukmani Priya Won

Film Fans Association Awards

  • 2000 – Special Jury Award for Best Actress in Leading Role for Kalisundam Raa Priyamanavale as Manga Priya Won
  • 2008 – Best Supporting Actress for Vaaranam Aayiram as Malini Krishnan Won

Filmfare Awards South

YearAwardNominated workLanguageRoleResult
1997Best Female DebutNerrukku NerOnce MoreV.I.P.TamilAshaKavithaPriyaWon
1999Best ActressVaaliTamilPriyaNominated
2001Best ActressNarasimha NaiduTeluguSravaniNominated
2002Best ActressKannathil MuthamittalTamilIndra ThiruchelvanWon
2003Best ActressKovilpatti VeeralakshmiTamilVeeralakshmiNominated
2008Best Supporting ActressVaaranam AayiramTamilMalini KrishnanWon

International Tamil Film Awards

  • 2002 – Best Actress in Leading Role for Kannathil Muthamittal as Indra Thiruchelvan Won

Kalaimamani Awards

  • 2003 – Contribution to Tamil Film Industry Won

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

  • 1999 – Best Actress in Leading Role for Thulladha Manamum Thullum as Rukmani Won

Vijay Awards

  • 2008 – Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Vaaranam Aayiram as Malini Krishnan Won

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