Tia Bajpai (born Twinkle Bajpai) is an Indian singer, television and film actress.She made her film debut in 2011 with Vikram Bhatt's film Haunted - 3D , and appeared in 1920: Evil Returns and Baankey Ki Crazy Baraat . She also participated in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005 .
hailing from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh,Bajpai started her career by appearing in a few television serials and shows. She made her film and singing debut from Vikram Bhatt's horror thriller Haunted 3D in 2011, co-starring Mahaakshay Chakraborty, where she portrayed the character of Meera Sabharwal who is tortured by her piano teacher (played by Arif Zakaria). Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama rated 3.5/5 to the film.
In 2012, Bajpai appeared in Vikram Bhatt's next horror thriller 1920: The Evil Returns , sequel to the 2008 film 1920 , alongside Aftab Shivdasani, She portrayed the role of Smriti, a girl who is possessed by an evil spirit. The film garnered average reviews from critics, but turned out to be commercially successful.In 2020, Bajpai released her first international solo album "Upgrade". The music videos for the album were released on YouTube. The song called "Bon Appetit" from the album was released on 23 May and features India's first 3D animation video and has received more than a million views on YouTube. She was credited as Tia B on her album.
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|2005–06||Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005||Contestant|
|2006–08||Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyann||Lakshmi Garodia |
|2008||Lux Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket||Contestant|
|2009||Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Parchaee|
|2009||Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Tum Meri Ho||Kiran (Episode 110 & Episode 111)|
|2009||Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Qayamat||Priyanka (Episode 166 - Episode 173)|
|2011||Anhoniyon Ka Andhera||Herself||Special Appearance in a promotion of Haunted 3D|
|2017||Twisted (web series)||Disha Agarwal|
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|2011||Haunted 3D||Meera Sabharwal||Vikram Bhatt||Debut film|
|2011||Lanka||Dr. Anju A. Khanna||Maqbool Khan|
|2012||1920: Evil Returns||Smriti/ Sangeeta||Bhushan Patel|
|2014||Desi Kattey||Guddi||Anand Kumar|
|2014||Identity Card||Nazia Siddiqui||Rahat Kazmi|
|2015||Baankey Ki Crazy Baraat||Anjali||Aijaz Khan|
|2018||Hate Story 4||Bhavna||Vishal Pandya||Short Appearance|
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|2011||Haunted – 3D||Sau Baras||Solo||Chirantan Bhatt||Junaid Wasi|
|2011||Lanka||Sheet Leher-II||Solo||Gaurav Dagaonkar|
|2018||Chalte Chalte (Cover Version)||Solo||Saurabh Sengar, Jay Mehta, Aishwarya Tripathi; originally by Ghulam Mohammed||Kaifi Azmi|
|2019||One Day: Justice Delivered||Tooh Hila lo||Divya Kumar, Farhad||Joy- Anjan||Alaukik Rahi|
|2019||Main Gair Hui||Solo||A. M. Turaz|
|4th Mirchi Music Awards||Upcoming Female Vocalist of The Year||"Sheet Leher" from Lanka||Won|
Aftab Shivdasani is an Indian actor, producer and model known for his works in Bollywood and also working for Tamil and Kannada film industry. Shivdasani was selected as the Farex baby at the age of 14 months and eventually appeared in many TV commercials. He started his acting career as a child artist in films, including, Mr. India (1987), Shahenshah (1988), ChaalBaaz (1989), Awwal Number (1990), C.I.D. (1990) and Insaniyat (1994).
Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega is a 2001 Indian Hindi-language crime comedy film directed by Eeshwar Nivas and produced by Ram Gopal Varma and Nitin Manmohan. The film stars Saif Ali Khan, Fardeen Khan, Sonali Bendre, Twinkle Khanna, Aftab Shivdasani and Johnny Lever in lead roles. The film is an official remake of the 1993 Telugu film Money. This film marked Twinkle Khanna's final acting performance, prior to her marriage and subsequent retirement from the industry. It was released on 29 June 2001 and unlike the original version, the Hindi remake received mixed reviews and eventually became a box-office bomb. The rights to this film are owned by Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment and the film is said to be loosely based on the American black comedy Fargo.
Vikram Bhatt is an Indian director, producer, screenwriter and actor. He is best known for directing the Raaz film series, an Indian horror series produced by Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt and for directing Ghulam (1999) starring Aamir Khan and Rani Mukherji, which was also produced by Mukesh Bhatt. For both of these he was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Director.
Kasoor is a 2001 Indian Hindi psychological suspense thriller film produced under Mukesh Bhatt's Vishesh Films and directed by Vikram Bhatt. It features Aftab Shivdasani in his second Bollywood appearance and Lisa Ray in her Bollywood debut. Ray's voice was dubbed by Divya Dutta. The film also stars Apoorva Agnihotri, Irrfan Khan and Ashutosh Rana in supporting roles. It was released on 2 February 2001. The film is an unofficial remake of the 1985 Hollywood film Jagged Edge which stars Jeff Bridges and Glenn Close. The movie was a critical and commercial success.
Emraan Anwar Hashmi is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi cinema. Hashmi has received three Filmfare nominations.
Red: The Dark Side is a 2007 Indian romantic thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt. It stars Aftab Shivdasani, Celina Jaitly, Amrita Arora and Sushant Singh in the pivotal roles.
1920 is a 2008 Indian Supernatural horror film written and directed by Vikram Bhatt. Filmed in Hindi, the plot revolves around the events surrounding a married couple living in a haunted house in the year 1920. The film stars debutant actors Rajneesh Duggal and Adah Sharma as the married couple, along with Indraneil Sengupta in a special role. Loosely inspired by the 1973 horror film The Exorcist, it is the first installment of the 1920 film series, which was a commercial success. The film was also dubbed into Telugu and Tamil, under the title 1920 Gayathri. A sequel, 1920: The Evil Returns, was released in 2012 to mixed reviews and commercial success.
Zareen Khan, also known as Zarine Khan, is an Indian actress and model. Mainly working in the Hindi film industry, she has also appeared in Punjabi, Telugu and Tamil films.
Shaapit (transl. Cursed) is a 2010 Indian Hindi-language romantic horror adventure film directed by Vikram Bhatt, starring Aditya Narayan, Rahul Dev, Shweta Agarwal and Shubh Joshi in the lead roles. The film is based on the story of a family whose daughters have been carrying a curse from generation to generation. It also stars Murli Sharma and Nishigandha Wad. This film was shot in Film City and released on 19 March 2010, under the banner of ASA Film Pvt Ltd.
Student of the Year is a 2012 Indian Hindi-language coming-of-age romantic comedy-drama film directed by Karan Johar, written by Rensil D'Silva and Niranjan Iyengar on the basis of an uncredited story by Johar, and produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Gauri Khan under the banners of Dharma Productions and Red Chillies Entertainment. The film stars debutantes Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan in the lead roles, and Rishi Kapoor, Sana Saeed, Ronit Roy, Sahil Anand, Ram Kapoor and Farida Jalal in supporting roles.
Haunted – 3D is a 2011 Indian supernatural action horror film directed by Vikram Bhatt and starring Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Tia Bajpai, Achint Kaur and Arif Zakaria. It is the first Indian stereoscopic 3D horror film.
1920: The Evil Returns is a 2012 Indian horror film written by Vikram Bhatt and directed by Bhushan Patel. The film is a quasi-sequel to a 2008 film 1920, second of the 1920, and stars Aftab Shivdasani, Tia Bajpai, Vidya Malvade and Sharad Kelkar in the lead roles. The movie is third in a series of quasi-sequels released under the Bhatt Banner including Raaz – The Mystery Continues, Murder 2, Jism 2, Jannat 2 and Raaz 3D each of which had nothing to do with their respective prequels, but somehow fell in the same genre following a similar story. The trailer was released on 28 September 2012. The film released on 2 November 2012 to mixed reception and fared better at the opening Box Office weekend as compared to any other releases that week except Skyfall. U Dinesh Kumar, Professor at IIM Bangalore and his team worked with Ami Shah of IntelliAssist, the company that carried out the social media marketing for the film, and assessed Internet activities and campaigns with the case study later published by Harvard Business Publishing.
Murder is a series of Indian thriller films produced by Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt under the banner of Vishesh Films. The first film directed by Anurag Basu was released in 2004, second film by Mohit Suri was released in 2011, and third film by Vishesh Bhatt was released in 2013. A fourth film currently titled Murder 4 is stated to be under production.
Horror Story is a Bollywood dramatic horror film written by Vikram Bhatt and directed by Ayush Raina. The film stars Ravish Desai and Hasan Zaidi, and features the Bollywood movie debut of noted television actors Nishant malkani and Karan Kundra. The film was released on 13 September 2013. The plot revolves around a night spent by seven youngsters at a haunted hotel. The film received positive reviews but was declared "Average" at the box office.
The Other Side is a horror fiction novel co-authored by Faraaz Kazi and Vivek Banerjee. The book, first published by Mahaveer Publishers in 2013, has the world's first animated book cover. The book was launched by horror film maker, Vikram Bhatt in Mumbai along with Aftab Shivdasani, Tia Bajpai and Vidya Malavade.
Aao Wish Karein is a 2009 Indian fantasy comedy film directed by Glen Barreto. The film features Aftab Shivdasani and Aamna Shariff in lead roles.
1920 is a series of Indian horror films. The story is written by Vikram Bhatt, for all three films in the series. The first film released in 2008 is directed by Vikram Bhatt, the second film released in 2012 is directed by Bhushan Patel and the third film directed by Tinu Suresh Desai released in 2016. The first two films were commercially successful at the box office, while the third film did moderately well. In 2018, a spin-off film called 1921 was released. This was the first film in a new franchise by creator Vikram Bhatt.
Setters is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language crime thriller film directed by Ashwini Chaudhary and produced by Vikash Mani. Based on the examination of cheating rackets present in India, the film stars Aftab Shivdasani, Shreyas Talpade, Sonnalli Seygall, Vijay Raaz, Ishita Dutta, Pavan Malhotra, Jameel Khan and Pankaj Jha. The film is about an eponymous racket which arranges brilliant student in place of weak student to appear in examination for money.