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Sriti Jha (born February 26, 1986)[2] is an Indian television actress who appears in Indian soap operas.[1] She rose to prominence with her roles in the Shows Jiya Jale, Jyoti, Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava?, Balika Vadhu and Kumkum Bhagya. She garnered the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role for portraying the character of Pragya Abhishek Mehra in Zee TV's popular soap opera Kumkum Bhagya.

Sriti Jha
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Sriti at Zee Rishtey Awards 2018
Born (1986-02-26) 26 February 1986 (age 32)
NationalityIndia
EducationBachelor of Arts in English
Alma materSri Venkateshwara College,New Delhi
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present
Signature
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Early lifeEdit

Jha was born on 26 February 1986[2] in Begusarai Bihar, India. She went to live with her family in Kolkata, where they stayed for 10 years, then moved to Kathmandu. Then they moved to New Delhi, where she continued her studies in Laxman Public School.[3] She completed her bachelor of arts in English from Sri Venkateshwara College, New Delhi

CareerEdit

Jha made her debut in 2007 with the role of Malini Sharma in Disney India's teen drama Dhoom Machaao Dhoom.[4] Her first serial as the main female lead was Jiya Jale, in which she played the role of Sunaina Kotak.

Jha is also a trained dancer, and has participated in the dance show Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan.

In 2009 she played the role of the queen in Shaurya Aur Suhani.

She rose to prominence with the serial Jyoti on NDTV Imagine as Sudha Sharma, a split personality patient. She played a victim of domestic violence in Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava?[3] She played a blind girl in Rakt Sambandh. She played Ganga in the popular serial Balika Vadhu. Since 2014, she has portrayed the character of Pragya Abhishek Mehra in Ekta Kapoor's show Kumkum Bhagya opposite Shabir Ahluwalia. Jha also hosted Fempowerment awards in 2016.

Her portrayal of Pragya won her many awards and nominations, such as the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role, Aadhi Aabadi Women Achiever Award and 6th GR8 Women Awards ME 2016. In 2015, she received Best Stylish Beti Award from Television Style Award. In 2016, she received three awards at Zee Rishtey Awards. In 2018 she received Zee Gold Award Best Actress (Popular) Female. She received two Bollystar Vazana Awards from Indonesia for her performance in Lonceng Cinta, the dubbed version of Kumkum Bhagya in Indonesian language.

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Channel
2007 Dhoom Machaao Dhoom Malini Sharma Disney India
Jiya Jale Sunaina Kotak 9X Media
2008 Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Herself NDTV Imagine
2009 Shaurya Aur Suhani Suhani Star Plus
Jyoti Sudha/Devika NDTV Imagine
2010 Meethi Choori No 1 Participant NDTV Imagine
Rakt Sambandh Sandhya NDTV Imagine
2011 Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava Jhanvi/Sia Life OK
2013 Balika Vadhu Ganga Colors TV
2014–present Kumkum Bhagya Pragya Mehra Zee TV
2015 Nach Baliye 7 Guest Star Plus
Bad Company Zing
2016 Naagin 2 Narrator Colors TV
2016 Fempowerment Awards Host Zee TV
2017 Kundali Bhagya Pragya Mehra Zee TV
Mahasangam Aaj Likhenge Kal Zee TV
A Table for Two Guest Zee TV
2018 Mujhe Haq Hai Special Appearance UN Women[5]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2014 Zee Rishtey Awards Popular Face Female Kumkum Bhagya Won
Favourite Beti Kumkum Bhagya Won
2015 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in Lead Role Kumkum Bhagya Won [6]
Indian Telly Awards Best Jodi
with Shabbir Ahluwalia
Kumkum Bhagya Won
Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Pati-Patni Award

with Shabbir Ahluwalia

Kumkum Bhagya Won [7]
Aadhi Aabadi Women Achiever Award Exellence in TV Industry Kumkum Bhagya Won
2016 9th Boroplus Gold Awards Face of the Year Kumkum Bhagya Won
Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Bahu Kumkum Bhagya Won [8]
Favourite Popular Character (Female) Kumkum Bhagya
Favourite Jodi

with Shabbir Ahluwalia

Kumkum Bhagya
2017 Bollystar Vazana Awards Favourite Actress Lonceng Cinta

Kumkum Bhagya in Indonesia

Won [9]
Favourite Couple
with Shabbir Ahluwalia
Lonceng Cinta

Kumkum Bhagya in Indonesia

Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Beti Kumkum Bhagya Won [10]
Favourite Jodi

with Shabir Ahluwalia

Kumkum Bhagya
2018 11th Gold Awards Best Actress in Lead Role Kumkum Bhagya Won [11]
Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Maa Kumkum Bhagya Won [12][13]
Favourite Jodi

with Shabir Ahluwalia

Kumkum Bhagya
Favourite Popular Character (On Zee5) Kumkum Bhagya

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Didn't leave Saubhagyavati Bhava for Balika Vadhu: Sriti Jha". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Kumkum Bhagya's Sriti Jha turns 31; here are 6 times the actress looked completely different from her onscreen image". Times of India. 2017-02-27. Retrieved 2017-06-30.
  3. ^ a b "Kumkum Bhagya: 8 Lesser known facts about actress Sriti Jha aka Pragya". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "I have no time for love: Sriti Jha". India Times. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  5. ^ UN Women Asia and the Pacific (2018-06-27), Mujhe Haq Hai | UN Women India MCO, retrieved 2018-06-27
  6. ^ "Kumkum Bhagya star Sriti won the lead actress award". Indian Express. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  7. ^ "Best Win for Abhi Pragya at Zee Rishtey awards 2015". India Today. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
  8. ^ "ZEE Rishtey Awards 2016: Winners list".
  9. ^ Sriti Jha, shabbier Ahluwalia and Lonceng Cinta win top honours in Indonesia
  10. ^ "Zee Rishtey Awards 2017: Sriti Jha, Karanvir Bohra and other actors win big".
  11. ^ Sriti Jha, Shabbir Ahluwalia wins Best Actor trophies at 11th Gold Awards, 2018
  12. ^ "Zee Rishtey Awards 2018 Winners List: Sriti-Shabbir, Dheeraj-Shraddha win top honours".
  13. ^ Zee Rishtey Awards 2018: Shabir Ahluwalia, Sriti Jha, Jay Bhanushali and others grace the event

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