Neha Sharma, know by her stage name Nia Sharma, is an Indian television actress who has established a name in the industry. She debuted into television by playing Anu in Star Plus's Kaali but rose to fame for her role of Manvi Chaudhary in Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai.[1][2]

Nia Sharma
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Neha Sharma

Years active2010—present

Sharma's other known characters include playing Roshni Patel in Zee TV's Jamai Raja and Alia Mukherjee in Vikram Bhatt's web series Twisted.[3] In 2017, she participated in Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 as a contestant. She then portrayed Aarohi Kashyap/Anjali Sharma in Colors TV's Ishq Mein Marjawan.[4] Her current show is the fourth season of Colors TV's most viewed series, the supernatural thriller Naagin, where she plays the role of a shape-shifting female serpent Brinda.[5][6]

Sharma was ranked third and second in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women list published by British-based Eastern Eye newspaper in 2016 and 2017 respectively.[7][8][9]

Personal lifeEdit

Her real name is Neha Sharma and she is the youngest child in her family. She did a degree in mass communication from Jagannath Institute of management sciences, Rohini, New Delhi.[10] Sharma was ranked No. 3 in 2016 and No. 2 in 2017 in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by British-based Eastern Eye newspaper.[7][8]


Sharma had her television debut in 2010 as Anu in Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha followed by playing Nisha Mehta in Behenein. Her breakthrough came through the role of Manvi alongside Krystle D'Souza, Karan Tacker and Kushal Tandon in Star Plus series Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai in 2011.[11] It ended in 2013.

She continued her television acting journey by playing Roshni Patel in Zee TV's Jamai Raja, produced by actor Akshay Kumar,[12] where she was paired opposite Ravi Dubey from 2014 to 2016.[13][14] In 2017, Sharma starred as Alia Mukherjee in Vikram Bhatt's web series Twisted.[15] Next, she was a contestant on Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 8,[16] which was hosted by Rohit Shetty.[17] It ended in September 2017, with Sharma finishing as a finalist.[18][19]

In 2018, she was seen in Twisted 2. Then, she played Aarohi Kashyap and Anjali Sharma in Colors TV's Ishq Mein Marjawan alongside Arjun Bijlani and Aalisha Panwar from 2018 to 2019.[20]

As of December 2019, Sharma has been playing a shape-shifting serpent named Brinda in Naagin 4 on Colors TV,[21] opposite Vijayendra Kumeria.[22]


Year Show Role Channel Ref(s)
2010–2011 Kaali - Ek Agnipariksha Anu Star Plus [23]
2011 Behenein Nisha Mehta [23]
The Player Cameo Channel V
2011–2013 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Manvi Chaudhary Star Plus [24]
2011 Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Manvi (Guest)
2012 Nayi Soch Ki Talaash Aamir Ke Saath
2012–2013 Starlite
2012 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
2013 Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara
2014–2016 Jamai Raja Roshni Patel/Ragini Desai Zee TV [25]
2014 Pavitra Rishta Roshni (Guest)
Qubool Hai [26]
Box Cricket League 1 Contestant Sony Entertainment Television
2015 Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah &TV
2016 Comedy Nights Bachao Herself (Guest) Colors TV
Tashan-e-Ishq Roshni (Guest) Zee TV
2017 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 Contestant Colors TV [16]
Rasoi Ki Jung Mummyon Ke Sung [27]
Bhaag Bakool Bhaag Herself (Guest) [28]
2017-2018 Meri Durga Palasha Trivedi Star Plus
2018 Aap Ke Aa Jane Se' Zee TV
2018–2019 Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 Aarohi Kashyap/Anjali Sharma Colors TV [29]
2018 Udaan Sapnon Ki Aarohi (Guest)
Internet Wala Love
Ace Of Space 1 Herself (Guest) MTV India
Naagin 3 Aarohi (Guest) Colors TV
2019 Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 Herself (Guest)
Bigg Boss 13
2019–present Naagin – Bhagya Ka Zehreela Khel Naagin Brinda as Fake Arohi [30]

Web SeriesEdit

Title Year Role Network Ref.
Twisted 2017–2018 Aliyah Mukerjee Jio Cinema [31]
Jamai raja 2.0 2019 Roshni ZEE5 [32]



See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Onscreen bahu Nia Sharma flaunts her toned figure in a Victoria Secret bikini".
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  3. ^ "Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai". The Indian Express. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  4. ^ Audiologist trains TV show actor by Serena Menon, Hindustan Times. 2012-01-25.
  5. ^ Olivera, Roshni (4 August 2014). "Bahus offer tips to the latest Jamai on ZeeTV". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Jamai Raja completes 100 episodes!". The Times of India. 19 December 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Deepika Padukone dethrones Priyanka Chopra, becomes sexiest Asian woman". The Indian Express. 8 December 2016.
  8. ^ a b "I'm loving the attention I have got after ranking 3rd on sexiest Asian women's list: Nia Sharma – Times of India".
  9. ^ "5 Indian Bold and Sexy Actresses in Web Series". 3 October 2019. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  10. ^ "Nia Sharma – The Barbie doll of silver screen!".
  11. ^ a b "12th ITA Awards: Nia Sharma Awarded *The New Dhadkan Of Young India*". Retrieved 6 November 2012.
  12. ^ "Nia Sharma bids farewell to Jamai Raja; posts pic". Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  13. ^ Olivera, Roshni (4 August 2014). "Bahus offer tips to the latest jamai on TV". Times of India. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  14. ^ "Jamai Raja completes 100 episodes". Times of India. 19 December 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  15. ^ "SEE PICS Nia Sharma Looks HOT In First Teaser Her Latest Web Series Twisted". 3 March 2016.
  16. ^ a b "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 final contestants list: Nia Sharma, Manveer Gurjar, Hina Khan to fight their fears this season". Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  17. ^ "Nia Sharma in 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'". Retrieved 29 March 2017.
  18. ^ "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 6 August 2017 Review: Nia Sharma Gets Eliminated From Rohit Shetty's Show". 7 August 2017.
  19. ^ "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 finale week: Nia Sharma becomes the first finalist on the show". 18 September 2017.
  20. ^ "Nia Sharma To Star In The Sequel Of Vikram Bhatts Web Series Twisted via indiacom". 20 November 2017.
  21. ^ "Nia Sharma to Star in Naagin 4, But Won't be a Shapeshifting Snake Woman Herself". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  22. ^ "Nia Sharma gets candid about Naagin 4; Reveals she is NOT the naagin". PINKVILLA. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  23. ^ a b "Nia Sharma – The Barbie doll of silver screen!".
  24. ^ "Krystle and Nia Sharma to play leads in Cinevistaas' next". Metro Masti. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
  25. ^ "Nia Sharma back to act opposite Ravi Dubey". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  26. ^ "'Rangat-E-Eid' in 'Qubool Hai'". Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  27. ^ "Nia Sharma's secret is finally out, find out what line of work she wanted to be in". 11 December 2017.
  28. ^ Team, Tellychakkar. "Integration: Nia Sharma to challenge Bakool in Bhaag Bakool Bhaag". Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  29. ^ "Jamai Raja star Nia Sharma to play the lead in this romantic thriller?". India Today.
  30. ^ "Nia Sharma to Star in Naagin 4, But Won't be a Shapeshifting Snake Woman Herself". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  31. ^ "Twisted 2: This is when Nia Sharma's new web series will start streaming". India Today. 20 March 2018. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  32. ^ "Jamai 2.0 Teaser Out, Ravi Dubey & Nia Sharma Back with an Edgier Sequel". News 18. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 28 September 2019.
  33. ^ a b c d e f "Zee Rishtey Awards 2014 Official Home Page, Vote online for your Favourite Jodi, Favourite Parivaar, Favourite Popular Face Male and Favourite Popular Face Female on Zee TV. Watch ZRA contestant and nomination and performance videos. Watch this space for 2014 Zee Rishtey Award Winners on".
  34. ^ "Television Style Awards 2015 Winners List: Gautam Gulati, Karishma Tanna, Divyanka Tripathi Nia Sharma and Others Take Trophies". IBTIMES. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
  35. ^ "ITA Awards 2015 Complete Winners List: Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Meri Aashiqui., Saathiya Shine". 7 September 2015.
  36. ^ "Nia Sharma, Deepika Singh, Viraf Patel look at the nominees for twelfth Indian Telly Awards!". Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  37. ^ "The 14th Indian Television Academy Awards 2014". Archived from the original on 7 November 2014.
  38. ^ "Indian Telly Awards 2015: Varun Singh, Karan Patel, Sriti Jha, Kapil Sharma winners". The Indian Express. 30 November 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  39. ^ Sarkar, Prarthna. "Zee Gold Awards 2015 Highlights, Complete Winners' List: 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' Bags Most Honours; Karan-Divyanka's Romance Steals the Show". International Business Times-India Edition. Retrieved 25 October 2016
  40. ^ a b "Zee Rishtey Awards 2015: 'Kumkum Bhagya', 'Ek Tha Raja, Tashan-e-Ishq...' get lucky". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 April 2016.

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