That Banker in Bollywood: Pooja-Priyanka chases her dream!

That Banker in Bollywood: Pooja-Priyanka chases her dream!

If Not Now then When?…Born & brought up in Sydney to a family of classical singers & having accomplished her Degree in finance, Pooja-Priyanka takes a break from her banking career & comes to the City of dreams to pursue her own… Bollywood dream!

The petite & pretty Pooja-Priyanka always knew she belonged to Mumbai even though being miles away settled in Sydney! Not only acquiring her degree in Finance & Accounting, she simultaneously lived her passion of acting & modeling by actively participating in local beauty & cultural pageants.

Pooja-Priyanka title winner of prestigious beauty pageants in Sydney; ‘Miss Bollywood’, ‘Miss Dreamgirl’ took her first step to the small screen featuring in music videos for Sydney/ Melbourne based production companies. Besides she also was a part of Sydney Bridal Expo & had been in the Indian newspapers as the local ambassador for youths in Sydney.

The young aspirant believes her family plays a major role in developing her interest in the world of glitz & glamour since the very beginning, “My father is a renowned drummer and a tabla player back in Sydney. Since childhood he has taken me along to watch shows where I would meet other artists. I absorbed the entire experience & thoroughly enjoyed it. Since then I take my singing & dancing seriously & was always had this fetish to pursue it as my career.”

Pooja-Priyanka is classically trained in Kuchipudi since the age of five & also practices Ballet dancing too.

Apparently quitting[/taking a break]a career of a banker in a major international institutional banking corporation Pooja-Priyanka chose to follow her passion, “If not now then when? I always wanted to be in the movies but I also wished to complete my qualification and which is why after acquiring my major in accounting & finance, I knew I couldchase my acting dream or I would regret for the rest of my life. So Mumbai here I come.”

Pooja-Priyanka has enrolled herself in Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute & is already taking it seriously. About the kind of work she wants to do, she mentions, “As much as I want to do commercial cinema, I want to be spoken about for my acting. It is going to be quiet a ride but it is totally worth it. I am after all now living my dream.”

Hoping Bollywood welcomes this pretty aspirant with open arms!


Mellifluously for your soul: BANDAGI; Sufi Album released by Venus Worldwide Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.


Kaamini Khanna in association with Champak Jain of Venus worldwide entertainment pvt. Ltd extended their association and launched the Sufi Album BANDAGI.

The launch of the album BANDAGI witnessed the obliging presence of Champak Jain seen following the rituals and unveiling the album. Anoop Jalota made a gracious appearance and along with Champak Jain initiating the launch of the album.

Ragini Khanna came in support of her mother encouraging her in the form she is entering to explore. On the occasion of Mothers Day, the mother daughter duo exorbitantly showed much love and support. Kashmira Shah too graced her presence at the launch.

The company initially produced non-film albums and gradually bagged the worldwide rights of Bollywood film music and created a niche for itself in the music world. The company then evolved into producing motion pictures and has become one of the top production houses in Bollywood. Extending their association they are also encouraging Sufi music. Today, the company has diversified into myriad fields, encompassing different facets of the entertainment industry.

Exploring different genres both Champak Jain and Kaamini Khanna have come forth achieving success!


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Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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