Ridhi Dogra (born 22 September 1984) is an Indian Web and Television actress known for her portrayal of Nusrat in Indian web series Asur(voot), Astha in Indian web series The Married Woman (Alt Balaji), Priya in Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak? and participating in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 6.[3][4]

Ridhi Dogra
Ridhi Dogra in 2017.jpg
Dogra in 2017
Born (1984-09-22) 22 September 1984 (age 37)[1]
OccupationActress
Years active2008–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2011; div. 2020)
RelativesAkshay Dogra (brother)
Arun Jaitley (uncle)[2]

Early lifeEdit

Dogra was born on 22 September 1984 in Delhi.[5] She studied at Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai, New Delhi and graduated in Psychology (Honours) from Kamala Nehru College.[6]

CareerEdit

 
Dogra with her ex-husband Raqesh Bapat

Before she entered the television industry, Dogra was a dancer in the Shiamak Dawar Dance Institute. Her first job in the industry was as a co-producer[7] on Zoom.

She has also hosted independence special show Azaadi for Life OK in 2012. In 2013, she participated in Nach Baliye 6. Dogra also played Savitri in Savitri, Aditi in Diya Aur Baati Hum, and Nisha in Woh Apna Sa.[8][9][10]

The Married Woman, her latest web series directed by Sahir Raza, Dogra gathered critical acclaim and appreciation from her fans and audiences alike. The web series also features Monica Dogra in the lead role.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

Dogra married actor Raqesh Bapat in 2011.[12] They separated and divorced in 2020.[13][14]

Her brother is actor Akshay Dogra[7] and her uncle was senior Bhartiya Janata Party politician Arun Jaitley.[15][16]

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Notes
2007 Jhoome Jiiya Re Himani
2008 Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi Rani
2009 Hindi Hai Hum Bubbly
2010 Horror Nights
Rishta.com Sureena
Seven Diya
Maat Pitaah Ke Charnon Mein Swarg Payal
Laagi Tujhse Lagan Supriya [17]
2010–2012 Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak? Priya Aditya Jakhar
2013 Savitri Rajkumari Damyanti/Savitri Rai Chaudhary Protagonist[18]
2014 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Mili Bhatnagar Episodic role[19]
2013–2014 Nach Baliye 6 Contestant With partner Raqesh Vashisth[20]
2015 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 6 Contestant [21]
Diya Aur Baati Hum Coach Aditi [22][23]
2016 Darr Sabko Lagta Hai
I Don't Watch TV Herself
2017 Woh Apna Sa Nisha Jindal Antagonist[8][10]
2016 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Ridhi Special appearance
2020 Bahu Begum Gauhar Cameo
2021 Indian Idol Guest
Kumkum Bhagya
Kundali Bhagya

WebEdit

Year Name Role Platform Ref(s)
2020 Asur: Welcome to your Dark Side Nusrat Saeed (CBI forensic expert) Voot Select
2021 The Married Woman Astha ALT Balaji, ZEE5 [24]

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Role Show Result
2011 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress Drama (Jury) Priya Jakhar Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak? Nominated
2013 Gold Awards Best Actress (Popular) Savitri Savitri Nominated
2017 Best Actor in Negative Role (Female) Nisha Woh Apna Sa Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wishes pour in from Ekta Kapoor, Sanaya Irani, Dheeraj Dhooper and others on Ridhi Dogra's birthday". Times of India.
  2. ^ Nijher, Jaspreet (24 April 2014). "Raqesh, Ridhi rush in Amritsar to support their families - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Riddhi Dogra in 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 6". The Indian Express. 12 November 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  4. ^ S Sen, Debarati (23 December 2014). "Riddhi-Raqesh return as an on-screen jodi". Times of India. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Riddhi Dogra Photos : देखें, बेहद हॉट और सेक्सी हैं रिद्धि डोगरा". Navbharat Times (in Hindi). 18 July 2019. Retrieved 28 September 2019.
  6. ^ Kaushik, Divya (29 December 2017). "Ridhi Dogra: I can't do Delhi's showshaagiri". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Check out some of TV siblings". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 22 January 2012.
  8. ^ a b "Ridhi Dogra hopes playing negative in Woh Apna Sa won't typecast her". The Indian Express. 18 January 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  9. ^ Shah, Aashna (26 September 2017). "Ridhi Dogra Refuses To Age On Screen, Quits Woh Apna Sa: Reports". NDTV.com. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  10. ^ a b "I thought about quitting acting: TV actor Ridhi Dogra". Hindustan Times. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  11. ^ Keshri, Shweta (8 February 2021). "Ekta Kapoor shares The Married Woman poster, web series premieres on March 8". India Today. Retrieved 10 February 2021.
  12. ^ "TV couple Ridhi Dogra and Raqesh Bapat confirm split: We are living separately". India Today. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  13. ^ Trivedi, Tanvi (21 January 2021). "Exclusive! Ridhi Dogra on life post divorce: I don't need anyone now to complete me". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  14. ^ Goyal, Divya (7 February 2019). "Ridhi Dogra And Raqesh Bapat, Co-Stars Of Maryada, Announce Separation After 7 Years Of Marriage: Report". NDTV. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  15. ^ Nijher, Jaspreet (24 April 2014). "Raqesh, Ridhi rush in Amritsar to support their families - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  16. ^ Tiwari, Vijaya (7 August 2012). "Ridhi Dogra shows her hosting skills on Life OK's 'Azaadi' celebration". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 23 February 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  17. ^ Team, Tellychakkar. "Ridhi Dogra to exit Laagi Tujhse Lagan". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  18. ^ Team, Tellychakkar. "Ridhi Dogra credits Yash Pandit for making their chemistry happen in Savitri". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  19. ^ "Love the concept of 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui': Ridhi Dogra". =Odisha Sun Times. 14 August 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  20. ^ "Raqesh Vashisth-Ridhi Dogra: Nach Baliye 6 is like military training for us!". Bollywood Life. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  21. ^ "Irritation got Ridhi Dogra out of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'". The Indian Express. 16 March 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  22. ^ Maheshwari, Neha (27 July 2019). "Riddhi Dogra to enter 'Diya Aur Baati Hum'". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  23. ^ Coutinho, Natasha (18 May 2015). "I haven't seen Diya Aur Baati: Riddhi Dogra". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  24. ^ Keshri, Shweta (14 February 2021). "The Married Woman trailer out. Ridhi Dogra, Monica Dogra are en route to self-discovery". India Today. Retrieved 13 March 2021.

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