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Tanya Maniktala (Actress) Wiki, Facts, Bio, Career & More



Tanya Maniktala

Born in 1997 in New Delhi, India, Tanya Maniktala is an up-and-coming actor known for her vibrant performances in various web series and films. She grew up in New Delhi and pursued her Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in English Literature, at Shivaji College, Delhi University1​.

Quick InfoDescription
Famous Role‘Ishita’ in Hindi web-series ‘Flames’ (2018)​​
Date of BirthYear 1997​​
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India​
EducationBachelor of Arts (English Literature)​​
Marital StatusUnmarried​​
Favourite ActorRanveer Singh​​
Favourite ActressAishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit​​
Favourite ColoursPink and Black​


Maniktala made her debut in the web series “Flames” (2018), where she played the role of ‘Ishita’ and immediately captured audiences’ attention with her compelling performance​2​. However, her breakthrough came when renowned Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair selected her for the six-part BBC TV adaptation of Vikram Seth’s novel- ‘A Suitable Boy’ in 2019. She shared the screen with other Bollywood actors including Tabu and Ishaan Khatter​3​.

Tanya Maniktala Tooth Pari

Recently, she starred in a new series titled ‘Tooth Pari,’ which premiered on Netflix. In the series, Tanya portrays the role of a patient, holding a tooth in her hand, possibly hinting at her character being a vampire​4​​ 5​.

Personal Life

Maniktala maintains a private personal life. She is currently unmarried and has a brother, Abhijeet Maniktala, and a sister, Sanya Maniktala​6​.


Tanya Maniktala is a fan of Bollywood, with her favorite actors being Ranveer Singh, Aishwarya Rai, and Madhuri Dixit. She also has a preference for the colors Pink and Black​7​.

Interesting Facts

  1. Tanya Maniktala started her career with the TVF web series “Flames” (2018), where she played the role of ‘Ishita’.
  2. She has appeared as an actor in the Youtube channel, ‘The Timeliners’ videos.
  3. In 2018, she started working as a writing intern for ‘The Social Rush,’ a media website.
  4. She is proficient in the Spanish language.
  5. On 19 October 2018, she started a YouTube channel in her own name​8​.

Recent Projects

Tanya Maniktala

Her latest project is the Netflix series “Tooth Pari,” where she stars alongside Shantanu Maheshwari. The series is created by Bengali director Pratim Dasgupta and features other prominent actors like Revathy, Sikandar Kher, Adil Hussain, Tillotama Shome, and Saswata Chatterjee.

What languages does Tanya Maniktala speak?

In addition to her native language, Hindi, Tanya Maniktala is proficient in English and Spanish

What was Tanya Maniktala’s breakout role?

Tanya Maniktala’s breakout role was in the 2019 six-part BBC TV adaptation of Vikram Seth’s novel, ‘A Suitable Boy.’ She was selected for the role by Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair and starred alongside other Bollywood actors including Tabu and Ishaan Khatter.