Neha Marda

Neha Marda is an Indian television Actress. She is well known for her role Gehna in Balika Vadhu [1][2] and Urmi Samrat Singh Rathore in Doli Armaano Ki series broadcast by Zee TV.[3].

Neha Marda
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Kolkata, West Bengal, India
OccupationTelevision actress
Years active2005–Present
Known forBalika Vadhu
Doli Armaano Ki
Ayushman Agarwal
(m. 2012)

Personal lifeEdit

Neha is a native of Rajasthan.She is born and brought up in Marwari family in Kolkata. On 10 February 2012, in Kolkata, she married Ayushman Agrawal, a Patna-based businessman,[4] in an arranged marriage.[5]

On 1 July 2018, she founded an academy in Patna known as the Royal Opera House Academy(ROHA)[6] that provides training in dance, drama and singing to performing arts enthusiasts.[7][8]


Neha Marda is popularly known as 'Gehna' for her role in the Balika Vadhu series. According to Jyothi Venkatesh, Neha said, "she watched the CDs of Bandit Queen to get into the skin of her character Gehna in Balika Vadhu."[9]

She appeared in the dance shows Kaboom.[10] and won Boogie Woogie thrice when she was 11,17 and 19 and judged for an episode when she was 21 [11]



Year Show Role Channel
2005 Saath Rahega Always Pihu Sahara One
Ghar Ek Sapna
2006 Mamta Simran Zee TV
2007 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai - Chits Pallavi (Episode 23) STAR One
2008–2012 Balika Vadhu Gehna Basant Singh Colors TV
2008 Ek Thi Rajkumari Priyamvada[12] Zee TV
2009 Jo Ishq Ki Marzi Woh Rab Ki Marzi Sunaina Sahara One
2011 Star Ya Rockstar Contestant Zee TV
2013 Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev Vrinda Life OK
2013–2015 Doli Armaano Ki Urmi Samrat Singh Rathore Zee TV
2015 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 Contestant (entered as wild card) – Eliminated 11th week on 27 September 2015 Colors TV
2018 Piyaa Albela Bella Zee TV
Laal Ishq Genda &TV


Year Award Category Show Result
2014 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Beti Doli Armaano Ki Won
Favourite Nayi Jodi Nominated
Favourite Behen Nominated
Favourite Jodi Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards GR8! Performer of the Year – Female Nominated


  1. ^ Bhatia, Saloni (16 June 2012). "A new face on TV, again!". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 September 2012.
  2. ^ Yadav, Kavita. "Neha's parents on a groom hunt; she wants an arranged match".
  3. ^ "'Balika Vadhu' actress Neha Marda is a beach baby, a look at her style file".
  4. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (3 August 2012). "Neha Marda is missing lights and camera". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 September 2012.
  5. ^ Tiwari, Vijaya (15 June 2011). "Mumbai se gayi Patna...Neha Marda". Tellychakkar. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  6. ^ "TV actress launches academy in city". The Telegraph. Kolkota. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Neha on Instagram: "Biggest moment of my life " ROYAL OPERA HOUSE" Academy of performing arts in PATNA Proud to announce its logo launch today . Plz check…"". Instagram. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Neha on Instagram: "#newacademy #newstart #lookingfoward #tocuall #patna #acting #singing #activity #royaloperahouse#lovemybaby #sumita #avikagor #balikavahu…"". Instagram. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  9. ^ "The Times of India Star Photos". The Times of India. 9 March 2009. Retrieved 5 September 2012.
  10. ^ "The Times of India Star Photos". The Times of India. 9 March 2009. Retrieved 5 September 2012.
  11. ^ [1]
  12. ^ "The Times of India Star Photos". The Times of India. 28 May 2008. Retrieved 5 September 2012.

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