Parul Chauhan Thakkar is an Indian television model and Indian Television actress who is well known for playing Ragini in the serial Bidaai.[1] She has also participated in the Sony TV dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa with choreographer Deepak.[2] She was nominated in the Indian Television Academy awards in 2009.[3] She replaced Shalini Chandran as the lead in the television series Rishton Se Badi Pratha. She joined cast of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai as Swarna Goenka in 2016 and quit the show in 2019.[4][5]

Parul Chauhan Thakkar
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Parul Chauhan

OccupationTelevision actress, model
Years active2007 - Present
Chirag Thakkar (m. 2018)


Chauhan started her career playing the lead role of Ragini Ranvir Rajvansh in the show Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai from 2007 to 2010. In 2009, Parul then participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 3.[6]

In 2010, she replaced Shalini Chandran as the lead in the television series Rishton Se Badi Pratha. She was seen in shows like Punar Vivah - Ek Nayi Umeed, Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi.[7] From 2016 to 2019, Chauhan played Swarna in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.[5]


Year Show Role Source Ref
2007–2010 Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai Ragini Ranvir Rajvansh Debut As Female Lead [8]
2009 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 Herself Contestant [9]
2010–2011 Rishton Se Badi Pratha Surbhi Abhay Suryavanshi Lead Role [10]
2011–2012 Amrit Manthan Herself Guest Appearance [11]
2012 Savdhaan India Ameesha Episodic Role [12]
2013 Punar Vivah - Ek Nayi Umeed Divya Raj Jakhotia Lead Role [13]
2015–2016 Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi Aarti Singh Ahlawat Supporting Role
2016–2019 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Swarna Manish Goenka Supporting Role [14]

Personal lifeEdit

On 12 December 2018, Chauhan married Chirag Thakkar.[15][16]



Year Award Category Work Result
2008 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress In Lead Role Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai Won
2018 Zee Gold Awards Best Supporting Actor- Female Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Won


  1. ^ "Parul attends Vivek Jain's wedding". 9 March 2009. Archived from the original on 16 July 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Parul Chauhan fainted on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa". 9 March 2009. Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  3. ^ "The Indian Television Academy Awards: Best Actress". Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  4. ^ "I will never quit television: Parul Chauhan". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai: Parul Chauhan & Sandeep Rajora to enter Star Plus show!". 14 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Parul Chauhan: People thought I won't be able to do anything but I proved them wrong". Hindustan Times.
  7. ^ "Parul Chauhan returns to fiction with Colors' Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi". Retrieved 7 December 2015.
  8. ^ "'Everyone cried on the last day of Bidaai'". Rediff.
  9. ^ "Baichung wins 'Jhalak 3'". India times.
  10. ^ "Parul steps in as Surbhi in Rishton Se Badi Pratha".
  11. ^ "Parul Chauhan is back with Amrit Manthan". Times of India.
  12. ^ "Parul Chauhan returns to TV with Savdhaan India". Times of India.
  13. ^ "Parul Chauhan replaces Rubina Dilaik as Divya in Zee TV's Punar Vivah".
  14. ^ "Parul Chauhan aka Swarna Confirms Quitting 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai', Here's Why". News18.
  15. ^ "Parul Chauhan Wedding PICS, Marriage Photos, Images, Pictures: Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai's Parul Chauhan gets married, makes for the prettiest bride". The Times of India. 12 December 2018.
  16. ^ "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai actor Parul Chauhan ties the knot". 12 December 2018.

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