Surbhi Chandna

Surbhi Chandna (born 11 September[1]) is an Indian actress. She made her acting debut in 2009 with the role of Sweety in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah and had her first major role in Qubool Hai as Haya. Chandna is best known for her portrayal of Annika Oberoi in Ishqbaaaz and Bani Singhania in Naagin 5.

Surbhi Chandna
Surbhi Chandna graces the premiere of Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna (cropped).jpg
Chandna in 2019
Born11 September[1]
Years active2009–present
Known forIshqbaaaz
Naagin 5

Early life

Chandna was born on 11 September in Mumbai, Maharashtra.[1]

Personal life

Chanda is in a relationship With businessman Karan Sharma since a long time.[2]


Debut and early career (2009-2015)

Chandna debuted on television in 2009 with a cameo in the most longest-running sitcom ever, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah that airs on Sony SAB. After a break of four years, she essayed Suzanne in Star Plus's Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi… Meri Bhabhi.[3]

From 2014 to 2015, she portrayed the deaf and mute Haya in Zee TV's romantic drama Qubool Hai.[4] In 2015, she had a small part as Aamna Khan in her first Bollywood venture, the Vidya Balan starrer Bobby Jasoos.

Success and recent work (2016-present)

Chandna with Ishqbaaz co-star Nakuul Mehta

From 2016 to 2018, Chandna played Annika Oberoi in Star Plus's Ishqbaaaz.[5] For her performance, she won several awards including the Indian Television Academy Award, Asian Viewers Television Award, Gold Award and Lions Gold Award. In 2017, she also appeared in the spin-off of Ishqbaaaz titled Dil Boley Oberoi.

From 2019 to 2020, Chandna portrayed Dr.Ishani Arora in Star Plus's Sanjivani.[6][7] From 2020 to 2021, she portrayed Bani Singhania in Colors TV's Naagin opposite Sharad Malhotra where she played the role of Aadi Naagin.

Her debut appearance in a music video was with Sharad Malhotra with VYRLOriginals in 2021.[8]

In 2022, she debuted as a host, on Hunarbaaz replacing Bharti Singh.[9]


Chandna was ranked at No. 4 in The Times Most Desirable Women on TV 2020.[10]



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2009 Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Sweety
2013 Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi… Meri Bhabhi Suzanne
2015 Aahat Sia [11]
2014–2015 Qubool Hai Haya [12]
2016–2018 Ishqbaaaz Anika Oberoi [13]
2019–2020 Sanjivani Dr. Ishani Arora [14]
2020–2021 Naagin 5 Bani Singhania
2022 Hunarbaaz: Desh Ki Shaan Host [15]
2022–present Sherdil Shergill TBA [16]

Special appearances

Year Title Role Ref.
2016 Saath Nibhaana Saathiya Anika Oberoi
2017 Dil Sambhal Jaa Zara
Dil Boley Oberoi
2018 Yeh Hai Mohabbatein
2019 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Dr. Ishani Arora
Nach Baliye 9 [17]
2020 Bigg Boss 14 Bani Singhania [18]
2021 [19]
Kuch Toh Hai: Naagin Ek Naye Rang Mein
Bigg Boss 15 Herself [20]
2022 Naagin 6 Bani Singhania


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2014 Bobby Jasoos Aamna Khan Cameo [21]

Music videos

Year Title Singer(s) Ref.
2021 Bepanah Pyaar Payal Dev, Yasser Desai [22]
Bepanah Ishq [23]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Show Result Ref.
2017 Gold Awards Most Fit Actor (Female) Nominated
Best Onscreen Jodi (with Nakuul Mehta) Ishqbaaaz Won
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Popular) Nominated [24]
Asian Viewers Television Awards Female Actor Of The Year Won
Gold Awards Best Onscreen Jodi (with Nakuul Mehta) Won
2018 Best Actor (Female) Nominated
Stellar Performance Of The Year (Female) Won
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Popular) Ishqbaaaz Won [25]
Asian Viewers Television Awards Female Actor Of The Year Won
2019 Gold Awards Stylish Diva Sanjivani Won [26]
2020 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards Favourite TV Actor Naagin 5 Won
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress Popular Won [27]

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Happy Birthday Surbhi Chandna: From playing a cameo in Taarak Mehta to a lead in Ishqbaaz; a look at lesser-known facts about her". The Times of India. 11 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Ishqbaaaz' actress Surbhi Chandna spotted partying with her rumored boyfriend Karan Sharma & co-stars". ABP News. 30 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Surbhi Chandna to Karan Patel: Did you know popular actors were part of these iconic shows". The Times of India. 13 June 2019.
  4. ^ Team, Tellychakkar. "Newbies Shehzad Shaikh and Surbhi Chandna join Qubool Hai cast as parallel leads". Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  5. ^ "From Qubool Hai to Ishqbaaz: Surbhi Chandna's glamorous transformation | The Times of India". Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Surbhi Chandna and Namit Khanna join Mohnish Bahl and Gurdeep Kohli for Sanjivani's reboot". Mumbai Mirror.
  7. ^ "Sanjivani actor Surbhi Chandna: My mother is really excited to see me play a doctor". The Indian Express. 12 August 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Surbhi Chandna aka Bani of Naagin 5 introduces her character; Anjum ..." The Times of India.
  9. ^ "Surbhi Chandna replaces Bharti Singh in Hunarbaaz after latter welcomes baby boy. Watch video from set". Hindustan Times. 5 April 2022.
  10. ^ "Meet The Times 20 Most Desirable Women on Television 2020 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2021.
  11. ^ SET India (16 April 2015), Aahat - आहट - Episode 26 - 16th April 2015, retrieved 7 November 2021
  12. ^ "Surbhi Jyoti's painting bond with Surbhi Chandna". ABP. 11 September 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2016.
  13. ^ "ISHQBAAZ actor Nakul Mehta hurted Surbhi Chandna!". ABP. 25 September 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2016.
  14. ^ "Sanjivani 2: Surbhi Chandna, Namit Khanna's show to premiere in August". The Times of India.
  15. ^ "Surbhi Chandna to replace Bharti Singh as host of Hunarbaaz: Desh Ki Shaan". Pinkvilla. 5 April 2022.
  16. ^ "Breaking! Dheeraj Dhoopar signs a new show; will romance Surbhi Chandna in Saurabh Tewari's next - Times of India". The Times of India.
  17. ^ "Nach Baliye 9: Sanjivani 2's Surbhi Chandna is excited to perform ahead of their show's grand launch". Times Of India. 7 August 2019.
  18. ^ "Bigg Boss 14 November 15 episode: Highlights". The Indian Express. 16 November 2020.
  19. ^ "Sunny Leone, Surbhi Chandna and Sharad Malhotra to join Salman Khan on Bigg Boss 14". India Today. 2 January 2021.
  20. ^ "Anita Hassanandani and Surbhi Chandna share pics with Salman Khan from Bigg Boss 15 sets". India Today. Retrieved 7 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  21. ^ "Surbhi Chandna ditched Bollywood for small screen". Mid-Day. 7 July 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2016.
  22. ^ "Bepanah Pyaar Song: सुरभि चंदना- शरद मल्होत्रा के 'रोमांस' ने लगाई 'आग', रिलीज होते ही छाया गाना". Navbharat Times (in Hindi). Retrieved 2 January 2022.
  23. ^ "Bepanah Ishq music video out. Surbhi Chandna, Sharad Malhotra song have an unhappy ending". India Today. Retrieved 7 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  24. ^ ".: Weekly Top | The Indian Television Academy :". Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  25. ^ "ITA Awards 2018: Harshad Chopda, Divyanka Tripathi, Surbhi Chandna walk away with trophies!". ABP Live. 12 December 2018.
  26. ^ "Gold Awards 2019: Surbhi Chandna, Hina Khan, Mohsin Khan win big". 12 October 2019. Retrieved 1 April 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  27. ^ Shweta Keshri (15 February 2021). "ITA Awards 2021 full winners list out. Surbhi Chandna and Pratik Gandhi win big". India Today. Retrieved 1 April 2021.

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