hitesh khannawrote on Oct 13 2010 12:44AM
Kanu Gill is an televison/ movie actress who is mostly known for her role as Mohini Basu in the popular Balaji show Kasauti Zindagi Kay. She orginally hails from Amritsar but everyone was shocked how she kept the Bengali accent for her role in Kasauti Zindagi Kay. She hails from the academically inclined family of Squadron Leader, Jarnail Singh and Satwant Kaur Randhwa. Her real name is Kulwinder Radhwa but she changed it to Kannu Gill because it changed her whole identity as a school teacher to an actress. She was also lucky to be in a good popular show Saara Akaash where she played a wife of an AOC and the mother of the flight Lieutenant Monica Singh. She got married at a very early age with Col. R.S. Gill and pursued her studies after tying the knot and completed her Bachelors and Masters both. As a teacher she also directed and participated in plays, dramas, dances for various schools, fashion shows and annual Army functions. When she was doing her schooling in Agra, Jamnagar and Kanpur she grasped languages with typical nuances pronunciation and accent which really helped her in her furthmore career. She really got known by her father who is a fashion photographer and got a free portfolio done for her and showed it to Ekta Kapoor and she was given the role of Mohini Basu in Kasauti Zindagi Kay. She has even done movies like Pyar Tune Kya Kiya with Urmila Matondakar and Hum Dil Chuka Sanaam with Aishwarya and Ajay Devgan.