Divyanka Tripathi, Shakti Arora, Namish Taneja, Suyyash Rai – Here is a look at the hidden talents of popular TV stars!


They work for grueling works and entertain us day after day. However, beyond the melodrama and greasepaint, our TV stars have a lot more to them. Here is a look at some popular TV stars and their talents…

Divyanka Tripathi
Ishita of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein
She is the ideal bahu and beti of the nation but Divyanka Tripathi is a lot more. She is trained in rifle shooting and honorary member of the Bhopal Rifle Shooting Association. Divyanka has also done a course in mountaineering from Delhi. She can also sew very well.

Shakti Arora
Ranveer of Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi
The cute young actor is a Tarot card reader. As a young man, he is interested in astro-sciences and learnt Tarot Card reading from a teacher. He used to be a reader for a while but now his hobby has taken a backseat. Shakti donates his fees for charity.

Shiny Doshi
We better know Shiny as Kusum from Saraswatichandra and Sarojini from Zee TV. The lady is a qualified fashion designer and also did her own outfit for a sequence in her ongoing show. Shiny has also interned with a couple of fashion designers.

Namish Taneja
Laksh from Swaragini
He is quite good as the confused Lakshya in Swaragini but Namish can burn a dance floor. He used to teach dance to students in Delhi before he came to Mumbai and got into acting by chance. Choreography is still his first passion and he is a great at forms like B-boying. He teaches his co-stars on the sets of Swaragini for fun.

Suyyash Rai
He is one helluva multi-talented guy. Suyyash used to play cricket for Delhi under-19s but could not pursue it due to injury. Suyyash is a very good photographer and has made portfolios of many of his friends. Apparently, his great skills behind the lens were much appreciated by Kishwer Merchantt when they began dating.

Manish Goplani
Bihaan of Thapki Pyaar Ki
He might be good at packing punches in Thapki Pyaar Ki but Manish Goplani is a great drummer. The Jaipur boy also did theatre in his college days.

Sara Khan
The Adalat actress is a huge nature lover. She makes terrarium plants, which can be kept in living rooms or bedrooms. They are miniature plants and grow in four to six months. She also has a candle-making business.

Raqesh Vashisht/Bapat
Raqesh who will be seen in the Marathi film Vrindavan is a painter and sculptor. He held his first exhibition titled Contradictions in 2014. Raqesh’s painting career is a flourishing one. He also makes Ganesha idols. Raqesh makes the idol every year for his home and also gifts them to his buddies.

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