Kratika Sengar (born 3 July 1986), also known as Kratika Sengar Dheer, is an Indian actress who mainly appear on Indian Television. She made her debut in 2007 with Kasautii Zindagii Kay playing the role of Prerna Gill and also appeared in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Sanchi "Sugandi".

Kratika Sengar
Kratika in 2016
Born (1986-07-03) 3 July 1986 (age 38)
OccupationActress
Years active2007–2021
Spouse
(m. 2014)
Children1
RelativesPankaj Dheer father-in-law

Kratika got her breakthrough in Jhansi Ki Rani. She later acted in Punar Vivah, in Service Wali Bahu and in Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki. She also appeared in the 2014 Bollywood film My Father Godfather.

Early life

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Kratika Sengar was born on 3 July 1986[1][2] in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.[citation needed] She went to Methodist High School, Kanpur, and then moved to Delhi and graduated in Mass Communication from Amity University, Noida.[3][4]

Personal life

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Kratika Sengar married Nikitin Dheer, son of actor Pankaj Dheer, on 3 September 2014 in an arranged marriage. In November 2021, Sengar announced her pregnancy. The couple welcomed their first child, a girl Devika Dheer on 12 May 2022.[5][6]

Career

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Debut and early career (2007–2011)

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Kratika Sengar started her acting career in 2007, in the series Kasautii Zindagii Kay, and in "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" in 2008.[7] She then bagged another Balaji Telefilms show Kya Dill Mein Hai in 2008. Later, she had a small guest appearance in Sony TV's comedy show Bura Na Mano Holi Hai. She also appeared in the reality show Lux Kaun Jeetega Bollywood ka Ticket.

In 2009, Sengar got her first main lead role with Zee TV's show Jhansi Ki Rani. She did a small cameo appearance in Balaji's show Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil. In 2010 she also appeared in an episodic appearance in Aahat.

Success and lead roles (2012–2015)

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Sengar at Punar Vivah success party

In 2012, Kratika made her comeback to television with Zee TV's show Punar Vivah opposite Gurmeet Choudhary. The show ended on 17 May 2013. While playing Aarti, she made an appearance on Qubool Hai to promote her show. In January 2014, she made a special appearance in Star Plus' show is Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera. Later in the year, she entered Life OK's show Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev starring Mohit Raina and Mouni Roy before the show ended.

She made her film debut in 2014 with My Father Godfather. In 2015, Kratika acted in Zee TV's next Service Wali Bahu.

Establishment and further career (2016–present)

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In 2016, Sengar appeared in Ekta Kapoor's show Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki. Her character was replaced by Shivani Tomar. She came back in September 2016. The show went off air on 27 July 2018.[8]

In 2017, she acted as the Narrator in the show Chandrakanta. In 2021, she appeared in Choti Sarrdaarni.

Filmography

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Television

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Year Serial Role Notes
2007 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Sanchi
2008 Sugandhi Virani
2007–2008 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Prerana Gill Garewal Debut show, Supporting role / Recurring Role from 2007
2008 Kya Dill Mein Hai Naina Negative lead
Bura Na Mano Holi Hai Herself Guest
Lux Kaun Jeetega Bollywood ka Ticket Contestant
Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Simran Dasgupta Cameo
2010–2011 Jhansi Ki Rani Manikarnika "Manu" Tambe / Rani Lakshmi Bai Lead role
2010 Aahat Chitra Devasthal Episodic role
2012–2013 Punar Vivah Aarti Goyal/Aarti Dubey/Aarti Scindia Lead role
2012 Qubool Hai Guest
2014 Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera Herself Dance performance
Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev Manasa Supporting role
2015 Service Wali Bahu Payal Rai Lead role
2016 Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki Tanushree "Tanu" Khurana Bedi Lead role
2016–2018 Tanuja Sikand Bedi
2018 Kritika Kohli
2017 Chandrakanta Narrator
2021 Choti Sarrdaarni Sandhya Cameo

Films

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Year Title Role Notes
2014 My Father Godfather Jhanvi [9][10]

References

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  1. ^ "Nikitin Dheer's birthday wish for wife Kratika Sengar will make your heart melt, see photos". The Indian Express. Retrieved 3 July 2021.
  2. ^ Keshri, Shweta (4 July 2022). "Kratika Sengar shares 1st pic of daughter Devika, says 'thank you for making this birthday most special one'". India Today. Retrieved 4 July 2022.
  3. ^ Bhatia, Saloni (21 April 2015) "Kratika Sengar: I didn't step out much because I found Delhi unsafe". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "Stars on s: Kratika Sengar, actor". Hindustan Times. 4 September 2012. Archived from the original on 24 May 2014.
  5. ^ "TV stars at Chennai Express' baddie Tangabali Nikitin Dheer's wedding reception". The Indian Express. 4 September 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  6. ^ "Kratika Sengar Dheer and Nikitin Dheer welcome baby girl". Hindustan Times. 12 May 2022. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  7. ^ "Fans are very emotional people: Kratika Sengar". The Times of India. 11 March 2012. Archived from the original on 25 April 2013.
  8. ^ "Kasam Teri Pyaar Ki:Kratika Sengar a.k.a. Tanu to return on popular demand". India Today. 7 September 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  9. ^ "Sneak peek into 'My Father Godfather': Of dreams, lies & underworld | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". Daily News and Analysis. 20 February 2014.
  10. ^ "A day on the sets of My Father Godfather | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". Daily News and Analysis. 21 February 2014.
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