Name: Gaelyn Mendonca
Biography: Gaelyn Mendonca is a newcomer in the glitz and glamour filled world of Bollywood. She would be making her debut in the Rohan Sippy directed Indian romantic comedy flick titled ‘Nautanki Saala’ starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Pooja Salvi, Evelyn Sharma and Kunaal Roy Kapur in the lead roles. Gaelyn will be playing the role of one of the leading ladies in this film. This movie is all set to hit the theatres on the 12th of April, 2013.
Apart from acting, Gaelyn Mendonca had also walked the ramp for various renowned fashion designers at Lakme.Before debuting in ‘Nautanki Saala’, Gaelyn Mendonca had been selected as one of the winners of MTV VJ Hunt. This contest which was started way back in the year 1999, has seen many new talents such as Sophie, Nikhil Chinapa, Ramona, Maria Goretti, Anusha DandekarAmrita Arora, Cyrus Sahukar, Mini Mathur, Sunanda Wong and Gaelyn Mendonca herself. During her stint as a VJ for MTV, she had hosted numerous shows such as ‘Ultimate DJ Championship’, ‘House of Style’, ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’, ‘One Short Plot’, ‘Pepsi MTV Wassup’, ‘Tic Tac MTV College Beat’, ‘Axe MTV Grind’ and various other shows.
She had even won the prestigious NDTV Anchor Hunt contest and later on she hosted a show called ‘Cool Quotient’. This particular show which was aired on NDTV Good Times had the aim of giving a totally new perspective into college life and young adult life. She had pursued her college studies from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
She had also appeared on screen for almost 13 episodes for various fashion and lifestyle related shows. Gaelyn also hosted the 2011 Pepsi Change The Game: World Cup Coverage.