Asha Negi

Asha Negi (born 23 August 1989)[4] is an Indian television actress.[5] She is best known for playing her role of Purvi Deshmukh in Zee TV's popular soap opera Pavitra Rishta and winning Star Plus's Indian dance reality show Nach Baliye along with Rithvik Dhanjani in 2014.[6][7] In 2019, she made her digital debut with Balaji Telefilms's production Baarish as Gauravi Karmakar opposite to Sharman Joshi .[8]

Asha Negi
Asha Negi at 13th Indian Telly Awards 2014.jpg
Negi in 2014.
Born (1989-08-23) 23 August 1989 (age 31)[1]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
Years active2010–present
Known forPavitra Rishta
Nach Baliye
Baarish
Partner(s)Rithvik Dhanjani (2013–2020) [3]

Early lifeEdit

Negi was born and raised in Dehradun, Uttarakhand to LS.Negi and Beena Negi. In 2009, she was crowned Miss Uttarakhand 2009.[citation needed] She eventually moved to Mumbai to pursue an acting career.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Negi began a relationship with her Pavitra Rishta costar Rithvik Dhanjani in 2013, but they broke up in May 2020. [3][9][10][11]

CareerEdit

DebutEdit

Negi started her career as a model in 2009 after she won the title of Miss Uttarkhand 2009 during her college days.[12] She appeared in various advertisements for companies and did many photo shoots. Later she auditioned for her first TV show in 2010 with the Star Plus popular show Sapnon Se Bhare Naina playing the role as Madhura.[13] In 2011, Negi appeared on the Balaji Telefilms series Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, where she played the negative role Apeksha Malhotra.[14] She has acknowledged the show as a great experience and has cited lead actress Sakshi Tanwar as her inspiration.[15]

Breakthrough (2011–2014)Edit

 
Negi at the launch party of Pavitra Rishta post leap in 2013.

Her first main role was in 2011 when she was roped in to be a part in Zee TV's Pavitra Rishta, as the intelligent, beautiful and determined Purvi Desmukh, the adopted daughter of Archana Deskmukh (Ankita Lokhande).[16] She has won the stellar performer of the year in Gold Awards and was awarded the popular favourite Jodi at Zee Rishtey awards with Rithvik. Negi has also won the Fresh Face Female at Indian Telly Awards.

In November 2013, Negi participated in the popular dance couple reality show Nach Baliye 6 along with her partner Rithvik Dhanjani. They both were one of the entertaining contestants. In February 2014, they both became the winner of the dance show.[17][18]

In August 2014, Negi entered the Zee TV popular show Ek Mutthi Aasmaan.[19] She played the role as Kalpana Raghav Singhania opposite Ashish Chaudhary. She made a small appearance in the &TV show Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah in March 2015.[20]

Khatron Ke Khiladi and further success (2015–present)Edit

Negi participated in the popular celebrity stunt based show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2015.[21] She became one of the finalists on the show. She then appeared in the popular Ekta Kapoor show Kumkum Bhagya along with Rithvik Dhanjani reprising their roles in Pavitra Rishta. She also did an episodic appearance in Code Red. She also was a team member in Box Cricket League in Season 1 in 2015 along with Season 2 of BCL.[22][23] Later, hosted the singing reality show Indian Idol in 2015.[24][25]

In November 2015, Negi was approached and finalised to replace Shritama Mukherjee in the Star Plus show Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan opposite Gautam Gupta and Ali Goni.[26] She plays the role of Gauravi Mehta in web series of Alt Balaji named Baarish opposite Sharman Joshi.

Other work and appearancesEdit

Negi performed in many awards events and television shows. In March 2012, Negi appeared as Purvi in the special episode of Punar Vivah.[27] In August 2012, she again performed for the 5th Boroplus Gold Awards along with Rithvik Dhanjani. Later she made a special appearance in two popular shows Hitler Didi and Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke.[28][29] In the grand finale of Bigg Boss 6, Negi made a special appearance and performed in the Bigg Boss house along with Rati Pandey, Pooja Gaur and Rashami Desai.[30]

Later she performed at Zee Rishtey Awards 2013. In 2014, Negi performed with Rithvik at the Star Parivaar Awards 2014. Negi also did photo shoots for a television calendar in 2014 and 2016.[31] In 2014, she made a guest appearance on Jamai Raja along with Sargun Mehta.[32] Later she made another appearance in Kumkum Bhagya in 2015.[33]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Director Notes
2020 Ludo   Sunila Dev Anurag Basu Film debut

TelevisionEdit

Year Name Role
2010 Sapnon Se Bhare Naina Madhura
2011 Bade Acche Lagte Hain Apeksha Malhotra/Apeksha Kapoor
2011–14 Pavitra Rishta Purvi Deshmukh/Purvi Dutt/Purvi Kirloskar
2012 Shubh Vivah Seethalakshmi Bai
Punar Vivah Purvi/Herself
Hitler Didi
Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke
Bigg Boss 6 Guest
2013 Qubool Hai Purvi
India's Best Dramebaaz
Dance India Dance Super Moms
2013–14 Nach Baliye 6 Contestant alongside partner Rithvik Dhanjani[8]
2014 Ek Mutthi Aasmaan Suhana Deewan/ Kalpana 'Kalpi' Raghav Singhania
Jamai Raja Guest
2014–15 Box Cricket League Season 1 Contestant
2015 Kumkum Bhagya Purvi
Nach Baliye 7: Daily Punchnama Herself
Yeh Hai Aashiqui Herself[34]
Nadaniyaan Herself
Indian Idol Junior Co-host
Code Rode Saraswati
Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah Herself
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 6 3rd runner-up
Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi Guest
2015–16 Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan Koyal Maadhavan Venkat
2016 Box Cricket League Season 2 Contestant
2017 Bigg Boss 11 Guest
Lip Sing Battle[35] Contestant
Entertainment Ki Raat Herself
2018 Kaleerein Herself

Web seriesEdit

Year Name Role Platform Notes
2019-2020 Baarish Gauravi Karmakar/ Gauravi Mehta ALTBalaji
2020 Abhay 2 Sonam Khanna (News Reporter) ZEE5 [36]

ReferencesEdit

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