Name: Riya Vij
Biography: Riya Vij is a 13 year young girl who was born in the city of Delhi, India and has been signed by Sonam Nair for her upcoming children based flick titled ‘Gippi’. Ever since her childhood, she was fascinated by the glamorous world of Bollywood and she wanted to become like Kareena Kapoor. Later on she was fascinated by school life and she wanted to become a teacher.Her hobbies include painting and playing the piano.
‘Gippi’ which has been produced by Karan Johar has Riya Vij, Taaha Shah and Divya Dutta in the lead cast and this film is all set to hit the theatre screens on the 10th of May, 2013. Previously Riya has had no experience in front of camera and neither had she appeared in any television advertisements before. She would be playing the role of Gurpreet Kaur (Gippi),the main character of the film who gets bullied by others because of her weight.