Sriti Jha

Sriti Jha (born 26 February 1986)[2] is an Indian television actress who appears in Indian soap operas.[1] She rose to prominence with her role as Pragya in Kumkum Bhagya. She won the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role, ITA Award for Best Actress in Drama series and Gold Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role for Kumkum Bhagya.

Sriti Jha
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Sriti at Zee Rishtey Awards 2018
Born (1986-02-26) 26 February 1986 (age 34)
Other namesPragya From Kumkum Bhagya
EducationB.A. in English from Sri Venkateshwara College, New Delhi
Years active2007–present
Notable work
Kumkum Bhagya

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, Nepal. They then moved to New Delhi, where she continued her studies at Laxman Public School.[3] She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in English at Sri Venkateshwara College, New Delhi.


Jha made her debut in 2007 playing Malini Sharma in Disney India's teen drama Dhoom Machaao Dhoom.[4] She went on to be a part of Jiya Jale where she played Sunaina Kotak. Jha has also participated in the dance show Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan.In 2009 she played Suhani in Star Plus's Shaurya Aur Suhani.She rose to prominence with Jyoti on NDTV Imagine playing Sudha Sharma, a split personality patient. In 2011, she played Jhanvi, a victim of domestic violence in Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava?.[3]

Since 2014, Jha has played Pragya in Ekta Kapoor's Kumkum Bhagya opposite Shabir Ahluwalia. Her portrayal won her the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role.


Year Show Role
2007–2008 Dhoom Machaao Dhoom Malini Sharma
2007 Jiya Jale Sunaina Kotak
2009 Shaurya Aur Suhani Suhani
Jyoti Sudha/Devika
2010 Rakt Sambandh Sandhya
2011–2013 Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? Jhanvi/Sia
2013 Balika Vadhu Ganga
2014–present Kumkum Bhagya Pragya Mehra
2017–present Kundali Bhagya Pragya Mehra

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2015 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress In Lead Role Kumkum Bhagya Won [5]
Best Jodi

(With Shabbir Ahluwalia)

2016 Gold Awards Face of the Year Won
2018 Best Actress in Lead Role Won [6]
Best Onscreen Jodi
(Along with Shabbir Ahluwalia)
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Drama) Nominated
2019 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress In Lead Role Female (Popular) Nominated [7]
Best Onscreen Couple
(Along with Shabbir Ahluwalia)
Gold Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role (Popular) Nominated [8][9]
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Drama) Won [10]
Zee Rishtey Awards Zee Ki Shaan
(Along with Shabbir Ahluwalia)
Won [11]

See alsoEdit


  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. 27 February 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  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. ^ "Kumkum Bhagya star Sriti won the lead actress award". Indian Express. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  6. ^ Sriti Jha, Shabbir Ahluwalia wins Best Actor trophies at 11th Gold Awards, 2018
  7. ^ Indian Telly Awards 2019: List of Nominees and Winners
  8. ^ Gold Awards 2019: List of Nominees
  9. ^ Gold Awards 2019: Winners List
  10. ^ ITA Awards 2019: Kundali Bhagya, Dheeraj Dhoopar, Sriti Jha bag most honours!
  11. ^ Zee Rishtey Awards, 2019: Sriti Jha, Shabbir Ahluwalia, Dheeraj Dhoopar wins top honours!

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