Barkha Singh

Barkha Singh is an Indian actress who mainly works in Hindi films and web shows.[1] She began her career as a child artist and worked in films such as Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (2002) and Samay: When Time Strikes (2003). She then worked in television shows including Bhagyalaxmi (2015) and Girls on Top (2016).[2]

Barkha Singh
Barkha Singh at screening of Zee5 web-series Silence.jpg
Singh in 2021
Occupations
  • Actress
  • model
Years active2002–present

Singh is best known for her portrayal in the web shows, Engineering Girls and Please Find Attached and the films, 36 Farmhouse and Maja Ma both (2022).[3]

CareerEdit

Barkha Singh started her career as a child artist. She played the younger Kareena Kapoor as Tina in Mujhse Dosti Karoge. Barkha Singh is well known for her role as Gia Sen in the show Girls on Top broadcast on MTV India.[4] She also played her cameo role in the serial MTV Fanaah as Vedika. Barkha is known for her character in the serial Yeh Hai Aashiqui and Love by Chance, as well as her role of Surbhi Varun Shukla in the soap opera Bhagyalaxmi on &TV.

She started her own YouTube page in January 2018, posting several travel and fashion blogs.[citation needed] She has gained fame from doing several popular web shows like Please Find Attached, Work Life Balance, Engineering Girls, Murder Meri Jaan, Netflix's Masaba Masaba(S2). Her recently released web series was The Great Wedding of Munnes opposite Abhishek Banerjee. In 2021 she was seen in the movie Silence... Can You Hear It? starring Manoj Bajpayee and in 2022 she was seen leading in two movies, 36 Farmhouse and Maja Maa.

In the mediaEdit

Singh has been associated with brands such as Amazon, Cadbury, Coca-Cola and Clinic Plus. She has appeared in multiple television commercials and is an animal activist. Apart from acting, she has hosted online game shows.[5]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2002 Mujhse Dosti Karoge! Tina Kapoor Child artist [6]
2003 Samay: When Time Strikes Anjalee
2007 Apna Asmaan Pinky Sharma
2019 House Arrest Pinky
2020 The Dealer Dealer Barkha Short film
2021 Silence... Can You Hear It? Pooja Choudhary [7]
OTP The Lottery: Chapter 2 Ritu Short film
2022 36 Farmhouse Antara Raj Singh [8]
Maja Ma Esha Hansraj [9]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2013 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Neeti Season 1 [10]
2014 MTV Fanaah Vedika
Love By Chance Kavya Episode: "Bhootiyapanti"
CID Myra
2015 Bhagyalaxmi Surbhi Prajapati Shukla [11]
Secret Diaries: The Hidden Chapters Bindya
Aahat Simran Season 6
2016 Girls on Top Gia Sen [12]
2017 Jaat Ki Jugni Jyoti Singh [13]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2018 Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan Jeffrina "Jeff" Season 3
2018–2021 Engineering Girls Tejaswini "Sabu" Rathi 2 seasons [14]
2018 Breathe Vrushali [15]
2019 Home Sweet Office Adhira
2019–2022 Please Find Attached Sanya Agarwal 3 seasons [16]
2021 Murder Meri Jaan Sonal [17]
2022 Masaba Masaba Aisha Mehrauli Season 2 [18]
The Great Weddings of Munnes Mahi [19]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2022 Indian Television Academy Awards Popular Actress - OTT Please Find Attached 3 Pending [20]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Barkha Singh opens up about her shift from TV to films to web! Here's what she says". Times Of India. Retrieved 4 September 2022.
  2. ^ "'MTV Girls On Top' to question taboos surrounding women". The Times of India. 10 February 2016. Archived from the original on 30 May 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Maja Ma trailer: Madhuri Dixit is a middle-class mom battling past scandal and a conservative society". Hindustan Times. 22 September 2022. Retrieved 21 October 2022.
  4. ^ "MTV Splitsvilla 9 is back with a bang!". indiatoday.intoday.in. Archived from the original on 23 June 2016. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Barkha Singh: Acting has always been my first love". Times Of India. Archived from the original on 20 April 2016. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  6. ^ Hegde, Raju (10 June 2016). "'Acting courses can't teach you how to act'". Rediff.com. Archived from the original on 15 November 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  7. ^ Barve, Ameya (13 February 2021). "Manoj Bajpayee's 'Silence... Can You Hear It?' to premiere on ZEE5 in March". India TV. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  8. ^ "36 Farmhouse trailer: Subhash Ghai returns with a comedy". The Indian Express. 12 January 2022. Retrieved 13 January 2022.
  9. ^ "Maja Ma - Official Trailer | Madhuri Dixit, Gajraj Rao, Ritwik Bhowmik, Barkha Singh - Bollywood Hungama". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 24 September 2022.
  10. ^ "Bindass.com Yeh Hai Aashiqui Season 1 (Love Heroes) (2013)". Bindass.com. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  11. ^ "'Bhagyalakshmi': On the sets". The Times of India. 7 September 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Saloni, Ayesha, Barkha nostalgic about their journey on MTV Girls On Top". The Times of India. 4 October 2016.
  13. ^ "Sony Entertainment Television: Sony Entertainment Television presents Jaat Ki Jugni- Ek Visphotak Prem Kahaani". Times Of India. 27 March 2017. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  14. ^ "Watch Engineering Girls Web Series, Show Online in HD On ZEE5". ZEE5. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  15. ^ "Breathe trailer: R Madhavan is a scared and scary father in this thriller". Hindustan Times. 16 January 2018. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  16. ^ "Web series are here to stay: Barkha Singh". Deccan Herald. 28 November 2020. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  17. ^ Sinha, Kumar Raviraj (6 May 2021). "Playing Sonal in 'Murder Meri Jaan' on Hotstar was quite challenging: Barkha Singh". National Herald. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  18. ^ "Exclusive! Barkha Singh opens up on working with Masaba in 'Masaba Masaba'". Zee News. Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  19. ^ "Abhishek Banerjee and Barkha Singh come together for Raaj Shaandilyaa's The Great Weddings of Munnes". Bollywood Hungama. 23 November 2021. Retrieved 23 November 2021.
  20. ^ "22nd Indian Television Academy Awards Nominations - Vote Now". Indian Television Academy Awards. Retrieved 9 September 2022.

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