Anonymous wrote on Mar 31 2011 6:56PM
Monica Dogra is an Indian singer and actress. She is one half of the Mumbai based electro rock duo Shaa'ir+Func, and has recently acted in the Bollywood film Dhobi Ghat. She is the daughter of Kashmiri immigrants, Dogra grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and attended Okleigh Elementary School, Montessori, Dulaney High School, and NYU. She attended NYU from 2000-2004, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Music.
In 2005, she formed the electro-rock group "Shaa'ir+Func", along with guitarist Randolph Correia. In 2007, they released their first album New Day: The Love Album, followed by Light Tribe in 2008 and Mantis in 2010. She also sang a song "Dooriyan Bhi Hai Zaroori" with Vishal Dadlani in the film Break Ke Baad. She has made a few guest appearances in Rock On!!. In 2008, she was approached by Kiran Rao for the lead role in her directorial debut film Dhobi Ghat - a role she initially turned down, but eventually accepted.
Monica Dogra is the new actress play lead role in Aamir Khan's movie Dhobi Ghat. Monica Dogra who is all set to prove her acting skills opposite the perfectionist Bollywood actor Aamir Khan.
Name: Monica Dogra
Birth Name: Monica
Hometown: NYC and now Mumbai
Profession: Actress, Singer, Ambassador
College/University: New York University, Attended 2000 2004, Class of 2004, Bachelor's Degree, Music
Favorite: loves to read.
Favorite Movies: requiem for a dream, magnolia, life is beautiful
Favorite Music: love music
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Debut film: Dhobi Ghat