Shilpa Saklani Agnihotri is an Indian television actress. She known for her role as Ganga Sahil Virani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Vidhi in Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin. She was a contestant on the reality shows Nach Baliye 1 and Bigg Boss 7.

Shilpa Saklani Agnihotri
Saklani in 2013
Born
Occupations
  • Actor
  • model
Years active1999–present
Known for
Spouse
(m. 2004)
Children1

Career

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Shilpa started her career with Tere Liye, a movie starring Arjun Punj in 2001 which failed at the box office. In 2002, she played a brief role in Na Tum Jaano Na Hum. She joined Ekta Kapoor's Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Ganga from 2002 until the end of the show in 2008. She was later seen in Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat and played the lead role in Lavanya.[citation needed]

In 2005, Saklani participated in Nach Baliye 1 with Apurva. Saklani acted in shows Kkusum, Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin. In 2009, she participated in Imagine TV's Pati Patni Aur Woh. In 2012, she participated in Survivor India. In 2013, along with her husband Apurva, Saklani participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss in its seventh season. She survived for five week until she got evicted.[citation needed]

Personal life

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Saklani married television and film actor Apurva Agnihotri in 2004. The couple has a daughter.[1][2]

Filmography

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Films

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Year Title Role
2001 Tere Liye Ritu
2002 Na Tum Jaano Na Hum Tina

Television

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Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2001–2002 Ek Tukdaa Chaand Ka Yamini
2002–2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Ganga Joshi/Ganga Sahil Virani
2003 Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Pooja Episodes 74-98
2004 Tanu/Rachel D'Mello Episodes 226-252
Lavanya Lavanya
2005 Kkusum Kkusum Deshmukh/Kkusum Abhay Kapoor / Swati Abhinav Gautam
Nach Baliye 1 Contestant 6th place
2005–2006 Shanno Ki Shaadi Shalu Cameo
2006 Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin Vidhi Cameo
2006–2007 Rin Mera Star Superstar Host
2006–2007 Fame X Host
2008 Mr. & Ms. TV Contestant
Saas v/s Bahu Contestant
2009 Pati Patni Aur Woh Contestant
2010 Jyoti Ritu Cameo
Meethi Choori No 1 Contestant
2012 Survivor India Contestant 18th place
Haunted Nights Shilpa Episodes 6-10
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Radha Kelkar
2013 Welcome Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki Contestant Episodes 43-48
Bigg Boss 7 Contestant 16th place
2014 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Aditi Episode 30
Savdhaan India Sonali Sandeep Rane Episode 925
Bigg Boss 8 Guest
2015 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Aparna Season 3; Episode 12
Code Red Ganga Episode 78
Dosti... Yaariyan... Manmarziyan Nandini Pandey
Darr Sabko Lagta Hai Dr. Shehnaz Mistry Episode 5
2015–2016 Power Couple Contestant 7th place [3]
2017 Chandrakanta — Ek Mayavi Prem Gaatha Queen Ratnaprabha Cameo
2018 Mahakali — Anth Hi Aarambh Hai Diti [4]
Kaleerein Roma Kapoor [5]
2018–2019 Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara Vrinda Kuldeep Shekhawat
2020 Bigg Boss 14 Guest Support for Abhinav Shukla
2023 Tere Ishq Mein Ghayal Sudha Sameer Acharya
2024–present Shrimad Ramayan Maharani Kaikeyi [6]
2024–present Parineetii Ambika Devi Singhania

References

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  1. ^ "Apurva Agnihotri wishes wife Shilpa Saklani on their anniversary, shares a beautiful picture of their wedding!". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "These photos of Apurva and Shilpa Agnihotri will make you go awww!". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Power Couple: List of Contestants". ABP Live. 27 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Shilpa Saklani to make her comeback with Mahakali". India Today Dot Com. 27 March 2018. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Kaleerein: Shilpa Saklani enters the show as Meera's mother-in-law". India Today. 16 April 2018. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Shilpa Saklani is television's new Kaikeyi; the actress will essay the role in Shrimad Ramayan". Retrieved 23 October 2023.
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