is an Indian film actress who appears in Hindi films. Her most notable work includes her role in web series Bang Baaja Baaraat.
Early life and Career
Dhar was born in Srinagar. Moving to Mumbai to pursue a degree, Dhar began a career in TV production with Channel V. During this stint, she learnt key technical skills like writing scripts, editing and shooting, making her an all-round TV professional. She also worked behind the camera as an assistant film director. While at Channel V, she was offered chances to appear on camera for promos and shows, but Dhar focused on learning production for she hadn’t chosen acting as a career yet. During her time at Channel V she was offered the anchor position on the show ‘Beg Borrow Steal’ by UTV Bindass. Dhar has also been a part of several advertisements, such as Cadbury Silk, Domino’s India, Everyuth and a few more.
She made her Bollywood debut in 2013, starring in the film called Ek Bura Aadmi starring Arunodaya Singh and Raghuvir Yadav.
In 2015 she was offered the female lead in a web series by Y-films, titled “Bang Baaja Baarat” in which she essayed the role of a spunky, feisty, young independent girl. The show revolves around a much-in-love couple, Shahana (Dhar) and Pawan (Ali Fazal) who decide to get married in an elaborate wedding. However, since Pawan is Brahmin and Shahana is Punjabi, chaos unfolds when both the families meet. The second season of the show started in September 2016.
In 2018, she was cast as a lead actor for the first film to be directed by Anand Tiwari under RSVP (Ronnie Screwvala Production) titled Love per Square Foot opposite Vicky Kaushal