Monica Sharma Dogra is an American actress and singer best known for her role in ‘Dhobi Ghat.’ Below is a biography of Monica Dorga with all details you want to know.
Early Life and Education
Monica Dogra was born in October 1982 in Baltimore, Maryland, US, meaning that the age of Monica Dogra is 39. Her parents were from Jammu, India, but they relocated to the United States before Monica’s birth.
She went to Oak Leigh Elementary School in Montessori, after which she joined Dulaney High School in Baltimore. After that, she joined New York University and majored in Musical theatre from 2002-2004, graduating with a bachelor’s degree. Monica also attended the Wikham Institute of music to better her singing talent.
After graduating college, he and Randolph Correia, a guitarist, created “Shaa’ri+Func,” an electronic rock group. They released their debut album in 2007, ‘New Day: The Love Album.’ In 2008, they released ‘Light Tribe,’ their second album, followed by ‘Mantis’ in 2010.
She sang Dooriyan Bhi Hai Zaroori in 2010 for ‘Break Ke Baad,’ a Hollywood movie alongside Vishal Dadlani. Later, she made the English theme song for ‘Inkaar’ with Shahid Mallya. Actress Monica Dogra made her acting debut in 2008 by appearing as a guest actress in ‘Rock On,’ a Bollywood musical drama movie.
In 2010, Kira Rao approached Monica Dorga for the lead role in ‘Dhobi Ghat,’ a movie he directed and produced by Aamir Khan. She initially rejected the role but later accepted it, and it became one of her most significant movie roles.
In 2011, she was a judge on Never Hide Sounds’ ‘Rolling Stones,’ a musical talent contest. In 2013, she performed with Scott Tixier, an award-winning violinist, for several shows around the United States sponsored by Dos Equis.
In 2013, she appeared on ‘David’ as Noor, and a year later, she was on ‘Fireflies’ as Michelle. She has also been on ‘The Dewarists, as a host.
In 2013, she appeared in Maxim India Magazine, where she also had a pictorial, and a year later, she was on the cover of FHM Magazine. In 2016, Monica was featured in ‘Teraa Surroor’ and, a year later, appeared on the video of ‘Lay Down With You,’ a song by Nanok.
Actress Monica Dogra is currently working on ‘The married Woman,’ an upcoming Sahir Raza web series where she will star alongside Ridhi Dogra.
Net Worth of Monica Dogra
With an estimated salary of $3,000- $5,000, Monica’s net worth is approximately $1 million to $5 million.
Facts about Monica Dogra
- She is approximately 5’6” tall and weighs around 60 kgs
- She has brown hair and black eyes
- She loves poetry, dancing, and singing
- She got a job as a bartender while in NYU for a stable income
- She took part in Fear Factor season eight in 2017 and finished fourth
- She has an elder sister
Her singing career started in 2007 after she released her first album with her bandmate, and her acting career began in 2008 with her ‘Rock on’ guest appearance.
Monica has appeared in eight movies and two web series.
While she is not married, Monica dated Shantanu Narayan Randolph, a well-known guitarist. They, however, broke up, after which she started dating actor Harshvardhan Kapoor after some time and later broke up.