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Here Is A Brown Girl Shining In America Through Her Acting Talent Without Much Brouhaha

Updated on 11 December, 2016 at 3:06 pm By

You’d remember her from Shahid Kapur’s debut movie ‘Ishq Vishq’ or the more recent ‘Delhi Belly’. You’d remember her as a popular MTV VJ who brought the culture of POP music to your drawing rooms back in 2000s. You would remember her as the celebrity who wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Modi sharing her story as a young Indian girl experiencing eve-teasing in public transport.


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If you’re someone who loves following cool travel bloggers and anchors on social media, like me, you’d also know her as a globe-trotter and the face of popular lifestyle shows. But how much do we know about the ‘actress’ Shenaz Treasuryvala? Too caught up in glitzy stardom of mainstream Bollywood, we all thought she has quit acting in Bollywood.

As she pointed out to us here, she hasn’t!

 


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Oh yes, that was quite an OOPS moment. We own it.

But it is also a realisation how we as an audience are so engrossed in popular stars making a blink-and-miss appearance in the big American dream HOLLYWOOD that we often ignore the actors who are making a place for themselves only on the sheer merit of their love for acting across the seven seas.

Shenaz Treasuryvala hasn’t quit acting and has, in fact, been more involved with it ever since she left Mumbai.


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Six years ago, she moved to New York to act in America’s longest running show ‘One Life To Live’ broadcast till 2012 on ABC. Apparently, she had auditioned for another role but the production required a Caucasian to do the same and so a special role named “Rama Patel” was written for her exclusively. Even after the show stopped airing on television, Shenaz continued being a part of the show when it started airing on the web.

 

 

Also, besides playing important roles in two Hollywood movies, namely ‘The Networker’ and ‘Excuse Me For Living’, Shenaz is currently starring in Netflix’s comedy show ‘Brown Nation’. The story of an Indian American IT consultant, Hansmukh, who is based out of Queens, the show is a comical take on his struggling life revolving around his artistic wife (played by Shenaz), contentious father-in-law, and his foundering IT company.

 

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The show debuted on Netflix on November 15 and has been garnering interesting reviews. (Which is what makes me add it to my bucket list right now.)

 

 


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Maybe, it’s indeed time we stop cribbing about age-old masala movies being served to us and explore alternate, emerging platforms which put actors’ acting on a pedestal and not just someone’s alluring stardom. Shenaz Treasuryvala is one actor bagging acting opportunities on the sole merit of its content irrespective of its cultural or starry reach.

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