Giaa Manek wikiGiaa Manek is a very cute, young and highly talented face on the Indian Television. She got recognition for her role of Gopi in 'Saath Nibhaana Saathiya' on Star Plus. Recently, she was seen as Jeannie on SAB tv's most popular show jeannie aur juju. The cute actress is the huge fan of Salman Khan and always watches his movies especially for him.
BiographyGiaa Manek was born on 18 February 1986 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and was brought up in Mumbai. She always wanted to be an actor. She started going for auditions and was very fortunate to got a role in the movie 'Na Ghar Ke Na Ghat Ke', where she had privilege to work with renowned actors like Om Puri, Neena Gupta and Paresh Rawal. After that she bagged the lead role in 'Saath Nibhaana Saathiya'. She participated in the celebrity dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. Her first salary was Rs 25,000 that she earned for a commercial when she was just 17.
Personal ProfileBirth Name : Giaa Manek
Nick Name : Giu
Birthday : 18 February 1986
Birth Place : Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Age : 27 years
Height : 5'2"
Status : Single
Debut movie : Na Ghar Ke Na Ghat Ke
Parents : Reena and Harshad Manek
CareerGiaa auditioned for Rehna Hai Teri Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein but was not selected for the role. Her second audition was for Saath Nibhaana Saathiya in which she got selected. She participated in the celebrity dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa for which she was removed from Saath Nibhaana Saathiya and was replaced by devoleena bhattacharjee. Giaa was seen in the soap opera Jeannie Aur Juju which airs on SAB TV opposite Ali Asgar.
BoyfriendGiaa Manek is currently single and is not dating anyone.
InterestsDancing, acting, horse-riding, designing pottery, mehndi and making chocolates.
AdvertisementsShe did commercials for Amul and Vatika hair oil.
Gopi in Saath nibhana SathiyaGiaa was playing the role of Gopi in the daily soap Sath nibhana Sathiya. She got fame by her character of Gopi. She suddenly got replaced by Devoleena Bhattacharjee because of her decision to participate in "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" on a rival channel.
FavouritesFavourite Actor : Salman Khan
Favourite Actress : Kareena Kapoor
Favourite film : All romantic films like DDLJ and Maine Pyaar Kiya
Favourite Food : Any thing
Favourite Colour : Red, Blue and Violet
Favourite Timepass : Hanging out with friends, watching movies and chilling at home
Favourite Book/Novel : All James Hardley Chase novels
Favourite Singer : Alka Yagnik and Sunidhi Chauhan
Favourite Song : All romantic songs
Favourite Car : Chevrolet
Favourite Drink : Water
First crush : Salman Khan
Giaa Manek in Na Ghar ke na Ghat keGiaa Manek had done a film called 'Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke'. In this film she played the role of daughter of Om Puri (Sankata Prasad Tripathi) and Neena Gupta (Devkinandan's mother).
Jeannie in Jeannie Aur JujuGiaa has worked in the soap opera "Jeannie Aur Juju" which airs on SAB TV. She was portraying a character of a Jeannie opposite Ali Asgar as Juju. But now she has quited the show and Rubina Dilaik is playing the new Jeannie.
Latest NewsActress Giaa Manek received the Best Actress award for her role in Jeannie Aur Juju at 22nd Kalakar Awards. Giaa said, "Two months back, when I was doing Jeannie Aur Juju I got a call from Kalakar award committee. They said they want to give me the award for best actress for the show. Later when I quit the show I called them to inform them about this. I recommended them that they may choose another actress since I am not doing the show anymore. But they said I deserved the award and asked me to come and receive the award."