Remember the stylish and beautiful college girl from the film Ishq Vishq starring Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao? That cute girl is Shenaz Treasurywala. You might recognise her from MTV's show, Most Wanted as well. In January, she was seen in the movie 'Kaalakaandi' with Saif Ali Khan.
Shenaz shot to fame in the year 2015 for sending open letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, actor Amitabh Bachchan and many more.
Well, that's not all. After acting in regional and Bollywood films and television shows, Shenaz is now devoting her time to writing, traveling and blogging. So, how about we learn more about this lady and how she has transformed over the years.
Shenaz appeared in various TV commercials like soft drink Gold Spot, Philips, Trigger Jeans, Akai, Elle 18, and many more.
After her modeling career, MTV Networks Asia hired her as a video jockey on MTV's Most Wanted program.
In 2001, Shenaz moved to New York City and began her eight-month course at Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute. In the same year, she made her debut in a Telugu film Eduruleni Manishi. In 2003, she received the offer from Ken Ghosh for a role in Ishq Vishq.
Her Instagram account shows she is a lifestyle and travel influencer. Her social media accounts are flooded with photographs from her trips.
From Cosmopolitan to Femina and Elle, she has written travelogues for many magazines. She is also the host of Travel Channel's Culture Shock.
After the movie, she left India and acted in a comedy show MTV Whatever Things. She also did her dream travel show Culture Shock which aired on Discovery Travel Channel in the US.
She hosted The Great Indian Laughter Challenge and Unforgettable Tour. She also played lead roles in the films Umar, Aagey Se Right and Radio: Love on Air, and was the main character in one of America's longest-running soap operas, One Life to Live.
She wrote the screenplay for the movie Luv Ka The End. She also acted in the movie Delhi Belly which was the biggest hit of the year. Shenaz has also acted in independent American films like The Networker and also contributed to The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.
In 2015, after the shameful Delhi Uber Rape Case, Shenaz shared her personal experience in the form of an open letter addressed to the men she considers "most powerful and influential" in the country, like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman and Aamir Khan, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and industrialist Anil Ambani, urging them to support the fight against rape and sexual harassment.
She calls herself trans-continental as she keeps on shuttling back and forth between India and US.
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