Tia Bajpai

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Tia Bajpai
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Bajpai at the promotion of 1920: The Evil Returns in 2012
Born
Twinkle Bajpai [1]
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active2005–present

Tia Bajpai (born Twinkle Bajpai) is an Indian singer, television and film actress. [2] [3] 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 . [4] She also participated in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005 . [5]

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Career

Bajpai at the success bash of Haunted 3D in 2011 Tia-Bajpai.jpg
Bajpai at the success bash of Haunted 3D in 2011

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. [6]

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. [7] 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. [8]

Television appearances

Denotes films that have not yet been released
YearTitleRoleNotes
2005–06 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005 Contestant
2006–08 Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyann Lakshmi Garodia
Lead role
2008Lux Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka TicketContestant
2009 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Parchaee
2009 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Tum Meri HoKiran (Episode 110 & Episode 111)
2009 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - QayamatPriyanka (Episode 166 - Episode 173)
2011 Anhoniyon Ka Andhera HerselfSpecial Appearance in a promotion of Haunted 3D
2017 Twisted (web series) Disha Agarwal

Filmography

Denotes films that have not yet been released
YearTitleRoleDirector(s)Notes
2011 Haunted 3D Meera Sabharwal Vikram Bhatt Debut film
2011 Lanka Dr. Anju A. KhannaMaqbool Khan
2012 1920: Evil Returns Smriti/ Sangeeta Bhushan Patel
2014 Desi Kattey Guddi Anand Kumar
2014 Identity Card Nazia SiddiquiRahat Kazmi
2015 Baankey Ki Crazy Baraat AnjaliAijaz Khan
2018 Hate Story 4 Bhavna Vishal Pandya Short Appearance

As Singer

Denotes films that have not yet been released
YearFilmSongCo-SingerComposerLyricistNotes
2011 Haunted – 3D Sau BarasSolo Chirantan Bhatt Junaid Wasi
2011 Lanka Sheet Leher-IISolo Gaurav Dagaonkar
2018Chalte 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
2019Main Gair HuiSolo A. M. Turaz

Accolades

Award CeremonyCategoryRecipientResultRef.(s)
4th Mirchi Music Awards Upcoming Female Vocalist of The Year "Sheet Leher" from Lanka Won [9]

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