Kratika Sengar

Kratika Sengar, 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 Dheer
Kritika Colors 2016.jpg
Kratika in 2016
Years active2007–present
(m. 2014)
ChildrenDevika Dheer
  • Ajay Sengar (father)
  • Kalpana Sengar (mother)
RelativesPankaj Dheer (father-in-law)

Kratika got her breakthrough by playing the role of Rani Laxmibai in Jhansi Ki Rani. She went onto star in lead role as Aarti in Punar Vivah, as Payal in Service Wali Bahu and she is popularly known as Tanushree in Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki.

Kratika has established herself as one of the most popular and leading actress of Indian television. She also appeared in the 2014 Bollywood film My Father Godfather as the lead Jhanvi.

Early lifeEdit

Kratika Sengar was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh in a Sengar Rajput family.She went to Methodist High School, Kanpur, and then moved to Delhi and graduated in Mass Communication from Amity University, Noida.[1][2] Then she moved to Mumbai to further her career. Before becoming an actor, she worked in an ad agency in Mumbai and for Hungama TV.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Kratika Sengar married to Nikitin Dheer, son of actor Pankaj Dheer, on 3 September 2014 in an arranged marriage. The couple has a daughter.[3][4]


Debut and early career (2007–2011)Edit

Kratika Sengar started her acting career in 2007, in the popular long-running drama series Kasautii Zindagii Kay, as Prerna Gill and also "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" in 2008, playing the small role of Saanchi.[5] She then bagged another Balaji Telefilms show Kya Dill Mein Hai playing the main negative lead as Naina 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 and played Rani Laxmibai. The show aired its last in June 2011, she was praised for her performance. She did a small cameo appearance in Balaji's show Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and played Simran. In 2010 she also appeared in an episodic appearance in Aahat.

Success and lead roles (2012–2015)Edit

In 2012, Kratika made her comeback to television with Zee TV's show Punar Vivah opposite Gurmeet Choudhary and portrayed Aarti Yash Scindia. The show became popular due to the two popular actors, and Kratika received praises from the audience. The show aired its last 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 and played Manasa before the show went off air.

She made her film debut in 2014 with My Father Godfather playing Jhanvi. In 2015, Kratika bagged Zee TV's next Service Wali Bahu and played the lead role Payal, the show was known for its unique concept.

Establishment and further career (2016–present)Edit

In 2016, Kratika appeared in Ekta Kapoor's show Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki opposite Sharad Malhotra which aired on Colors. Her character was first killed off and got replaced by Shivani Tomar. She came back as Tanuja in September 2016 on popular demand. The show went off air on 27 July 2018. The show was a huge success and gave much fame and acclaim to Kratika, her character of Tanu became famous among the audience.[6]

In 2017, she acted as the Narrator in the show Chandrakanta. After a long gap of 2 year, in 2021 she made a comeback with Choti Sarrdaarni in a cameo role of Sandhya. Thus with various roles, she has established herself as one of the most popular television actress.



Year Title Role Notes
2000 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Sanchi Sugandi Virani Supporting/Recurring Role from 2008
2001 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Prerna Gill or 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
2009 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 or Bedi Lead role
2016–2018 Tanuja Sikand or Bedi
2018 Kritika Kohli
2017 Chandrakanta Narrator
2021 Choti Sarrdaarni Sandhya Cameo


Year Title Role Notes
2014 My Father Godfather Jhanvi [7][8]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result
2010 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Beti Jhansi Ki Rani Won
2011 BIG Television Awards Veer Character Female Won
2012 Gold Awards Best Jodi

(With Gurmeet Chaudhary)

Punar Vivah Won
Best Actress (Popular) Nominated
Zee Rishtey Awards Popular Face (Female) Won
Popular Jodi

(With Gurmeet Chaudhary)

Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Popular) Nominated
BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Television Actor – Female Nominated
SAIFTA Award Best Actor – Female Punar Vivaah Won
2016 Gold Awards Best Refresh Jodi Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki Won
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress-Drama (Jury) Nominated
2017 Kalakar Awards Best Actress Won
Gold Awards Best Actor in Lead Role – Female (Critics) Nominated
Best Actor in Lead Role – Female (Popular) Nominated
Best Onscreen Jodi (Popular) Nominated


  1. ^ Bhatia, Saloni (21 April 2015) "Kratika Sengar: I didn't step out much because I found Delhi unsafe". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "Stars on s: Kratika Sengar, actor". Hindustan Times. 4 September 2012. Archived from the original on 24 May 2014.
  3. ^ "TV stars at Chennai Express' baddie Tangabali Nikitin Dheer's wedding reception". The Indian Express. 4 September 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  4. ^ "Kratika Sengar Dheer and Nikitin Dheer welcome baby girl". Hindustan Times. 12 May 2022. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  5. ^ "Fans are very emotional people: Kratika Sengar". The Times of India. 11 March 2012. Archived from the original on 25 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Kasam Teri Pyaar Ki:Kratika Sengar a.k.a. Tanu to return on popular demand". India Today. 7 September 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Sneak peek into 'My Father Godfather': Of dreams, lies & underworld | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". Daily News and Analysis. 20 February 2014.
  8. ^ "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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