Naina Singh (born 4 March 1994)[2] is an Indian model and television actress known for winning Splitsvilla 10 and playing Rhea Mehra in Kumkum Bhagya. In 2020 she participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 14.

Naina Singh
Naina Singh graces the launch of Jhatka club.jpg
Singh in 2019
Born (1994-03-04) March 4, 1994 (age 27)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Years active2017–present
Known for

Early lifeEdit

Singh is a state level table tennis champion.[citation needed] Since her school days, she has played all kinds of sports including cricket, football, basketball and volleyball.[3] She was an assistant casting director before participating in Splitsvilla 10.[4]

CareerEdit

In 2013, Singh was crowned Femina's Most Stylish Diva.[5] In 2017, she participated in MTV India's dating reality show Splitsvilla 10 where she finished as the winner with Baseer Ali.[6] Next, she starred in her first music video titled Sundowner, sung by Avi J and Jyotica Tangri.

In 2018, she participated in Star Plus's talent reality show India's Next Superstars and emerged as a finalist.[7]

In 2019, she portrayed Rhea Mehra in Zee TV's drama series Kumkum Bhagya.[8] In February 2020, Singh quit the show stating, “I couldn't relate to Rhea at all. The kind of emotions she portrayed were not justified and I couldn't play the part anymore.”[9]

In October 2020, she participated as a wild card in Colors TV's reality competition show Bigg Boss 14.[10][11] In 2021, she starred in the music video Wajah, sung by Ashwani Sharma. Next, she starred in the music video Melody, sung by Prince Narula.

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2017 MTV Splitsvilla 10 Contestant Winner [12][13]
2018 India's Next Superstars Contestant Runner-up [14]
2019–2020 Kumkum Bhagya Rhea Mehra [15]
2020 Bigg Boss 14 Contestant 20th place [16][17]

Music videosEdit

Year Title Singer(s) Ref.
2017 Sundowner Avi J, Jyotica Tangri [18]
2021 Wajah Ashwani Sharma
2021 Melody Prince Narula, Jaymeet

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Meet Bigg Boss 14 contestant Naina Singh". The Indian Express. 25 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Kumkum Bhagya's Naina Singh celebrates her birthday; co-stars join the celebration". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "From being a casting director to playing table tennis at state level, a look at some unknown facts about Kumkum Bhagya fame Naina Singh". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "Bigg Boss 14 contestant: Know all about wild card entrant Naina Singh". The Times of India.
  5. ^ "Splitsvilla 10 winner Naina Singh to debut in Kumkum Bhagya, here's a look at her pictures". The Times of India. 13 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Baseer Ali, Naina Singh win Splitsvilla X". Hindustan Times.
  7. ^ "Ashish Malhotra, Naina Singh, Natasha Bharadwaj, Aman Gandotra, Shruti Sharma and Harshvardhan Deo". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Naina Singh, Mughda Chapekar enter Kumkum Bhagya. All about Abhi-Pragya's grown-up daughters". India Today.
  9. ^ "Naina Singh on quitting Kumkum Bhagya: Couldn't relate to my character anymore". The Indian Express. 9 June 2020.
  10. ^ "Exclusive: Kumkum Bhagya actress Naina Singh to be Bigg Boss 14 contestant". India Today.
  11. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Bigg Boss 14 contestant Naina Singh says, "The makers did not show half the things that I did in the house"". Bollywood Hungama. 12 November 2020.
  12. ^ "Here are the final winners of Splitsvilla X". The Times of India.
  13. ^ "Aly Goni to Naina Singh: These TV celebs started their career with dating reality show Splitsvilla". The Times of India. 5 March 2021.
  14. ^ "Splitsvilla X winner Naina Singh to participate in Rohit Shetty-Karan Johar's India's Next Superstar". The Indian Express.
  15. ^ "Exclusive: Naina Singh on her chemistry with Kumkum Bhagya co-star Krishna Kaul: It is weird but he is an amazing guy". The Times of India.
  16. ^ "Bigg Boss 14: Wild Card Contestants Kavita Kaushik and Naina Singh to enter tonight". India Today.
  17. ^ "Bigg Boss 14: Netizens trend 'Bring back Naina Singh', call her eviction unfair". Ahmedabad Mirror.
  18. ^ "Sundowner | T-Series", Youtube

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