Jiya Shankar

Jiya Shankar (born 17 April 1995) is an Indian television actress and model known for playing Dr. Iravati "Ira" Pandey (née Desai) in Meri Hanikarak Biwi and Susheela Ruhail in Kaatelal & Sons.

Jiya Shankar
Born (1995-04-17) 17 April 1995 (age 26)[1]
Years active2013–present
Known for

Early lifeEdit

Jiya Shankar was born on 17 April 1995 in Mumbai, Maharastra. She always dreamt of becoming an actor and started giving auditions, at an early age of 16, as a teenager.[1]


Shankar made her acting debut in 2013, in Telugu film named Entha Andanga Unnave starring alongside Ajay Manthena.[2] Later in 2017, she appeared in a Tamil film named Kanavu Variyam opposite Arun Chidambaram.[3] Shankar made her television debut, in 2015, as Alisha Rai with Bindass's Love by Chance opposite Karan Singhmar.[4] Shankar made her first television outbreak, in 2016, by playing one of the leads Shreya Dixit Rathore[5] in & TV's Queens Hain Hum.

Shankar is currently seen as Susheela Ruhail / Sattu opposite Paras Arora in Sab TV's Kaatelal & Sons.[6]



Year(s) Title Role Notes
2013 Entha Andanga Unnave Unknown Lead role
2017 Kanavu Variyam Veena Lead role


Year(s) Title Role Notes
2015 Love by Chance Alisha Rai Lead role
Gumrah: End of Innocence Season 4 Sonam Episodic lead [7]
Pyaar Marriage Shhhh [PMS] Misha Lead role [8]
2016–2017 Queens Hain Hum Shreya Dixit Rathore Lead role
2017 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Nancy Episodic lead [9]
2017–2019 Meri Hanikarak Biwi Dr. Iravati "Ira" Pandey (née Desai) Lead role [10]
2020–present Kaatelal & Sons Susheela Ruhail / Sattu Lead role


Year Title Role Platform
2020 Virgin Bhasskar Season 2 Paakhi (Cameo Appearance)[11] Alt Balaji

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b World, Republic. "Jiya Shankar's TV Shows, Movies And Other Details About Her Life". Republic World. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  2. ^ India, Times Of (15 November 2013). "Entha Andanga Unnave Movie: Showtimes, Review, Songs, Synopsis". Times Of India. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  3. ^ India, Times Of (25 February 2017). "Kanavu Variyam Movie Review". Times Of India. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  4. ^ World, Republic (16 October 2020). "'Kaatelal And Sons' Cast: Ayush Anand, Jiya Shankar And Others Who Are A Part Of The Show". Republic World. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  5. ^ Dot, F (4 December 2016). "Queens Hain Hum: This Hindi TV show about five women is like a sanskari Sex and the City". Firstpost. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  6. ^ "OTT or TV, Jiya is just lovin' it!". Hindustan Times. 8 November 2020. Retrieved 5 January 2021.
  7. ^ "Being Ungrateful". Gumrah: End of Innocence. 15 February 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Pyaar Marriage Shhhh [PMS] - Episode 1 - 7th September". Big Magic. 7 September 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2021 – via Youtube.
  9. ^ "Episode 41 - Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya". Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya?. 25 August 2017. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  10. ^ India, Times Of (13 April 2018). "Meri Hanikarak Biwi completes 100 episodes; cast celebrates with a cake". Times Of India. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  11. ^ West, India (5 August 2020). "Jiya Shankar Roped in to Play New Lead in Season 2 of 'Virgin Bhasskar'". India-West. Retrieved 9 January 2021.

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