Anjum Fakih

Anjum Fakih is an Indian actress and model.[1] She is best known for her work in Zee TV popular shows Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani and Kundali Bhagya.[2] In a short span of time, she has established herself as one of the promising new actresses on Indian television.[3]

Anjum Fakih
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Fakih in 2017
Born (1989-09-12) September 12, 1989 (age 31)
India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress, model
Years active2009—present
Known forKundali Bhagya

CareerEdit

Fakih decided to become a model when she was just 19 years old.[3]

In 2010, she ventured into Hindi television with an unnoticed part of Bonita Ahluwalia in rom-com Mahi Way.[1]

Post a five years hiatus, she returned to television in 2015 with Star Plus's romantic drama Tere Sheher Mein which featured her as Rachita Agnihotri.[4]

Also in 2015, she appeared in Time Machine.[5]

In December 2015, Fakih starred as the evil antagonist Rani Rageshwari in Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani, a period drama broadcast on Zee TV, and was highly appreciated for her acting skills before she left the show in 2016.[2]

In February 2017, she signed Colors TV's social drama Devanshi.[6] It saw her portray Sakshi, the adoptive sister of main titular character Devanshi (played by Helly Shah).[7]

Since July 2017, Fakih appears as a parallel lead in Zee TV popular television show Kundali Bhagya which is backed by Ekta Kapoor.[8] Her performance as the naughty and fun-loving Srishti won her a Gold Award and Zee Rishtey Award.[9] Apart from being the biggest weekday launch in terms of TRP since 2016, Kundali Bhagya is currently Zee TV's most watched soap on TV.[10]

In 2018 and 2020, she also did a cameo in Kapoor's other productions Dil Hi Toh Hai (on Sony TV) and Naagin 5 (on Colors TV) respectively.[11]

TelevisionEdit

Year Series Character Notes
2010 Mahi Way Bonita Ahluwalia Debut
2015 Tere Sheher Mein Rachita Agnihotri
2015 Time Machine Roshini Chatterjee
2015–2016 Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani Rageshwari Main Antagonist turned Protagonist
2017 Devanshi Sakshi Bhatnagar
2017–present Kundali Bhagya Shrishti Arora
2017–2018 Kumkum Bhagya
2018 Dil Hi Toh Hai Performer Cameo
2020 Naagin 5 Noor Beg Cameo

Music VideoEdit

Year Song Singer
2020 Ik Dafa To Mil Oye Kunaal

Web showEdit

Year Title Role
2020 Kashmakash Guddi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "I used to wear a burkha earlier, but in 2010 I decided to live my life on my terms: Anjum Fakih of Kundali Bhagya - Times of India". The Times of India.
  2. ^ a b "Kundali Bhagya actress Anjum Fakih rocks the bikini look - Top TV actresses in bikini". The Times of India.
  3. ^ a b "Anjum Fakih to play lead in Nilanjana's next!". The Times of India. 5 November 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Rachita, Rama get married in Tere Sheher Mein". Rediff.
  5. ^ "Anjum Fakih celebrates her birthday with 'Tere Sheher Mein' cast! (PICS)". Pink Villa. 14 September 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2016.
  6. ^ "Helly Shah and Anjum Fakih to play parallel leads on Devanshi - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  7. ^ Desk, ABP News Web. "Meet the another LEAD ACTRESS of Colors TV show 'Devanshi'". Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Shraddha Arya and Anjum Farikh roped in for Kundali Bhagya". www.pinkvilla.com. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Meet Kundali Bhagya's Anjum Fakih, the new hottie in town". India Today. 13 February 2018. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Dheeraj Dhoopar starrer Kundali Bhagya becomes the biggest weekday launch since 2016 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  11. ^ "Zee TV as Kumkum Bhagya and Kundali Bhagya get together and play Holi". mid-day. 28 February 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2018.

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