Shefali Sharma is an Indian actress who mainly works in Hindi television and Punjabi films. She made her acting debut in 2013 and is best known for her portrayal of Bani Bhullar in Bani – Ishq Da Kalma, Dr. Riya Agarwal Maheshwari in Tum Aise Hi Rehna and Amrita Agarwal Kothari in Sanjog.[2]

Shefali Sharma
Born (1991-12-28) 28 December 1991 (age 32)[1]
Nationality Indian
Years active2013–2019; 2022
Known for
Varun Sethi
(m. 2014)

Sharma made her film debut with the Tamil film Sooran (2014) and Punjabi film debut with Toofan Singh (2017).[3]

Personal life edit

Sharma was born on 28 December 1991[1] in Amritsar, in a Punjabi family.[4] Sharma married her boyfriend Varun Sethi in 2014.[5]

Career edit

Sharma made her acting debut in 2013 with Bani – Ishq Da Kalma portraying Bani Parmeet Singh Bhullar/Maya Malhotra opposite Gaurav Chaudhary.[6]

In 2014, she made her film debut with the Tamil film, Sooran.[7] From 2014 to 2015, she portrayed Dr. Riya Agarwal / Dr. Riya Abhimanyu Maheshwari in Tum Aise Hi Rehna opposite Kinshuk Mahajan.[8]

She played Laalima Agarwal in Diya Aur Baati Hum from 2015 to 2016.[9] In 2016, she portrayed Vijaya Akshay Sinha opposite Gaurav Khanna in Tere Bin.[10]

Sharma made her Punjabi film debut with Toofan Singh in 2017.[11] She then made her Telugu film debut in 2018 with Babala Bagotham.[12]

In 2019, she appeared in the Telugu film Subhodayam and the Punjabi film Tu Mera Ki Lagda.[13]

Sharma made her TV comeback after 6 years with Sanjog in 2022.[14] She portrayed Amrita Rajeev Kothari opposite Rajneesh Duggal.[15]

Filmography edit

Films edit

Year Title Role Language Notes Ref.
2014 Sooran Un­known Tamil [16]
2017 Toofan Singh Sukhjeet Kaur Punjabi [17]
2018 Babala Bagotham Un­known Telugu
2019 Subhodayam Un­known Telugu
Tu Mera Ki Lagda Sarbi Punjabi

Television edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2013–2014 Bani – Ishq Da Kalma Bani Parmeet Singh Bhullar / Maya Malhotra [18]
2014–2015 Tum Aise Hi Rehna Dr. Riya Agarwal Maheshwari [19]
2015–2016 Diya Aur Baati Hum Lalima Agarwal
2016 Tere Bin Vijaya Akshay Sinha [20]
2022 Sanjog Amrita "Amu" Agarwal Kothari [21]

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref(s)
2022 Zee rishtey awards Best Maa( mother) Sanjog Won
2013 Colors Golden Petal Awards Best Debut (Female) Bani - Ishq Da Kalma Won [22]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Varun Sethi's surprise for Shefali Sharma on her birthday; see pics". Times Of India. 2 January 2015. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Shefali Sharma Biography, Shefali Sharma Bio, Shefali Sharma Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, News". Archived from the original on 1 May 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Check out all the TV celebs who got married secretly". Times Of India. 27 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Love for mother tongue drives TV actress Shefali Sharma to Pollywood". Tribune India. 28 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Shefali Sharma says life is same after marriage with Varun Sethi". NDTV. 8 November 2014.
  6. ^ "'Bani - Ishq Da Kalma' uses real incidents of abandoned wives". Times Of India. 30 June 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Karan, Anumol and Shefali Sharma ready with Sooran". Tamilnadu Entertainment. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  8. ^ "Tum Aise Hi Rehna: Kinkshuk Mahajan and Shefali Sharma to play the lead roles". Times Of India. 4 December 2014. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  9. ^ "Shefali Sharma in Diya Aur Baati Hum: Laalima is calm and positive". Deccan Chronicle. 8 August 2015.[dead link]
  10. ^ Bachchan, Amit (9 July 2016). "Gaurav Khanna, Shefali Sharma and Khushboo Tawde at the launch of Tere Bin". Star World News. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  11. ^ Sharma, Dishya (24 August 2017). "Prasoon Joshi bans Toofan Singh: Here's all you need to know about the controversial Punjabi movie". International Business Times, India Edition.
  12. ^ "Babala Bagotham Movie Details- Times Of India". The Times of India. 20 February 2018. Retrieved 20 June 2021.
  13. ^ "WATCH! Punjabi film Tu Mera Ki Lagda: Official Trailer". Times Of India. 29 November 2019.
  14. ^ "Actress Shefali Sharma returns to TV after six years with Sanjog". Times Of India. 7 July 2022.
  15. ^ "Shefali Sharma shoots for her upcoming show Sanjog | TV - Times of India Videos". The Times of India.
  16. ^ Nikhil Raghavan (30 October 2010). "Itsy-bitsy - Getting real". Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  17. ^ "Censor board refuses to clear movie on Khalistani militant". 13 July 2017.
  18. ^ "Bani – Ishq Da Kalma episodes". Bani – Ishq Da Kalma. 20 June 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2014.[dead link]
  19. ^ "Shefali Sharma to flaunt Mandira Bedi's designer saris in TV show 'Tum Aise Hi Rehna'". Indian Express. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2022.
  20. ^ "Gaurav Khanna and Shefali Sharma's 'lunchbox' diaries". Mid-day. 5 August 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  21. ^ Cyril, Grace (14 July 2022). "Shefali Sharma, Kamya Punjabi to portray two distinct mothers in upcoming show Sanjog". India Today.
  22. ^ "Colors Golden Petal Award 2013 Full Episode and Winners - Colors TV". 30 December 2013.

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