Neha Singh, known by her stage name Pavitra Punia (born 22 April 1986), is an Indian actress. She is known for playing Geet Dhillon in Love U Zindagi and an evil fairy named Timnasa in the sitcom fantasy series Baalveer Returns.[2] She participated in the reality shows MTV Splitsvilla 3 in 2009 and Bigg Boss 14 in 2020.[3]

Pavitra Punia
Punia in 2021
Neha Singh

(1986-04-22) 22 April 1986 (age 37)[1]
Years active2009-present
Known forBaalveer Returns
PartnerEijaz Khan (2021-present)

Career Edit

Pavitra Punia started her career with the MTV's reality show MTV Splitsvilla 3[4] In 2010, she made her acting debut with the show Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi playing the role of Dalljiet. Thereafter, she got her first lead role in the Star Plus's show Love U Zindagi, opposite Sidharth Shukla. She was also a part of the Life OK's reality show Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki.

She then acted in the Mukul Mishra-directed movie Siddhartha - Love, Lust, Peace, which stars Mahesh Bhatt, Shivam Bhargava and Shazahn Padamsee. Punia has also been a part of other shows including Ritz Jeele Yeh Pal, MTV Making The Cut 2, Hongey Judaa Na Hum, Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto and Darr Sabko Lagta Hai. She portrayed the role of the lead antagonist Niddhi Chhabra in the Star Plus's show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. She also played the role of Karuna in TV's Gangaa. She also played a shape-shifting snake for a maha episode in Zee Tv's Kaleerein. Then she played Poulomi Roy in Colors TV's Naagin 3. she portrayed the role of an evil fairy named Timnasa in Sony SAB's sitcom fantasy series Baalveer Returns.

In October 2020, Punia entered the Bigg Boss Season 14 house as a contestant. She was evicted from the show on day 57.[5]

Personal life Edit

She is in a relationship Bigg Boss 14 fellow contestant Eijaz Khan.[6]

Filmography Edit

Films Edit

Television Edit

Year Show Role Ref
2009 MTV Splitsvilla 3 Contestant
2010 MTV Making The Cut 2
Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi Dalljiet
2011 Jeele Yeh Pal Contestant
Love U Zindagi Geet Dhillon
2011–2012 Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto Simran Ahluwalia
2012–13 Hongey Judaa Na Hum Anushka
2013 Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki Contestant
2014–2015 Box Cricket League 1
2015 Darr Sabko Lagta Hai Episodic Role
2016–2017 Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Nidhi
2016 Box Cricket League 2 Contestant
Kavach... Kaali Shaktiyon Se Ritu
2018 Box Cricket League 3 Contestant
Kaleerein Vishkanya
Naagin 3 Poulomi Roy
2018–2019 Daayan Chandrika
2019 Box Cricket League 4 Contestant
2019–2021 Baalveer Returns Timnasa
2020 Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga Guest (as Timnasa)
Kuch Smiles Ho Jayein... With Alia
Bigg Boss 14 Contestant (Evicted on day 57)
2022–present Ishq Ki Dastaan - Naagmani Mohini [7]

References Edit

  1. ^ "Eijaz Khan celebrates Pavitra Punia's lockdown birthday, says I love you". 23 April 2021. Pavitra Punia is celebrating her 34th birthday today, April 22.
  2. ^ "Pavitra Punia 'overwhelmed' to be back on 'Baalveer Returns' post 'Bigg Boss 14' sojourn - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Pavitra Punia evicted from Bigg Boss Season 14". The Indian Express. 30 November 2020. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  4. ^ Srivastav, Priyanka (29 January 2011). "MTV Splitsvilla bikini girl in Bebo avatar". India Today.
  5. ^ Cyril, Grace (13 November 2020). "Aly Goni always catches Pavitra Punia and Eijaz Khan together. New Bigg Boss 14 video - Television News". India Today.
  6. ^ "Exclusive Interview! Fingers crossed, if all goes well we will get married this year: Eijaz Khan-Pavitra Punia". The Times of India. 9 February 2021.
  7. ^ "Ishq Ki Dastan Naagmani on location: Mohini decides to take Naagmani from Naagin | TV - Times of India Videos". Retrieved 8 July 2022.

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