Samragyee Rajya Laxmi Shah (aka Samragi Laxmi Shahor Samragyee RL Shah) is an award-winning Nepali actress and a model. Shah started her film career in 2016, debuting in Bhuwan KC’s ‘Dreams’. In her debut movie, she appeared in the role of the lead actress, opposite popular Nepali young actor, producer Bhuwan KC’s son, Anmol KC.
After Samragyee became a popular actress in the wake of the commercial and critical success of her first movie, Nepali tabloids ran stories linking her ancestry to Nepal’s royal family. According to media reports, she has demanded up to a million Nepali rupees to sign up for new movies.
|NATIVE NAME:||सम्राज्ञी राज्य लक्ष्मी शाह|
|BIRTHDAY:||18 November 1995|
|NOTABLE AWARD||FAAN 2016|
|NET WORTH:||Approx. 10m NRS|
|FAMILY:||Neha Rajya Laxmi Shah (mother)
Mahesh Bikram Shah (father)
Samragyee Rajya Laxmi Shah was born on 18 November 1995 in Kathmandu. Her father, Mahesh Bikram Shah, used to be a model in his youth and her mother is a housewife. Samragyee has ancestral roots in Nepal’s Shah (royal) dynasty.
Samragyee’s parents moved to Birgunj, Parsa when she was still a small child. She attended a private school in Birgunj in her childhood. However, after completing grade 3, she was sen to a Delhi-based Sai Baba school in India for further studies. Samragyee completed her higher secondary education from the Royal Academy, India. As of 2016, she is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work.
In November 2014, Samragyee was the second runner up at the Face of Classic Diamond jewelers fashion competition and was awarded NRS 25000. She reportedly received many offers for movies and fashion shows after the event.
Samragyee’s first movie Dreams became a commercial and critical success and she received the best newcomer actress award at the FAAN 2016.
As of 2016, Samragyee lives with her parents and hasn’t spoken publicly about her relationship or a boyfriend. Samragyee’s father Mahesh Bikram Shah used to be a model and now runs a restaurant business in Birgunj. In a media interview when asked whether Samragyee and Anmol were attracted to each other in a romantic way, both replied that there was nothing like that and were just good friends.
In an interview with Naari magazine, Samragyee said that she loves going out with her family, and she loves volleyball, swimming, hiking, trekking and watching fashion channels. Her favorite food is Chinese. She also says in the same interview that she aspires to be a top model and wants to spread social awareness as a brand ambassador of a charity organization.
On one occasion, Samragyee described herself as a ‘honest, emotional person’ who is happiest when able to ‘dance, enjoy good music, good food’, and when being with ‘loved ones’.