Surveen Chawla is an Indian film actress and dancer. She started her career with television soap operas in the earlier days and ended up in appearing in the films. She is known for her roles in movies and serials like Hate Story 2 (2014), Ugly (2013), Parched (2015) and 24 (2016) etc. along with many others films. In 2018, she was seen in web series Haq Se.
Chawla at Lux Golden Rose Awards 2016 in Mumbai
|Born||1 August 1984|
|Education||Chandigarh College for Women, Chandigarh|
|Height||1.6 m (5 ft 3 in)|
Chawla made her television debut as Charu in the Indian serial Kahin To Hoga. She also appeared in the reality dance show Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena in 2008, where she paired up with Indian cricketer S. Sreesanth. Before this, she appeared in the television serial Kasautii Zindagi Kay in 2004. In 2006, she played the lead protagonist in the TV serial Kaajjal, till 2007. She hosted the television show Comedy Circus Ke SuperStars. Then she made her film debut with Kannada film Paramesha Panwala. In 2011, she appeared in the Punjabi film Dharti which was released in April 2011. Thereafter she has appeared in the Punjabi films Taur Mittran Di, Saadi Love Story, Singh vs Kaur, Lucky Di Unlucky Story and Disco Singh (2014). She did her first item number "Dhoka Dhoka" in Sajid Khan's Himmatwala. In 2013, she appeared in Tamil film Moondru Per Moondru Kadhal and also appeared in Puthiya Thiruppangal. She then appeared in Anurag Kashyap's thriller Ugly.
In October 2014, Chawla appeared in the hit Punjabi song 'Mitran De Boot' along with Jazzy B. In 2014, she also played in Vishal Pandya's erotic revenge thriller Hate Story 2, a sequel to Hate Story (2012) where she portrayed the role of Sonika Prasad, a girl who takes the revenge with those peoples who abused her physically and mentally, as well as who murdered her boyfriend Akshay Bedi (played by Jay Bhanushali), the film was her first women centric film and was successful critically and commercially. Then she appeared in song "Sawan Aaya Hai" opposite Rajneesh Duggal in the film Creature 3D. Her latest Tamil film was Jaihind 2. She appeared in a song "Tuti Bole Wedding Di" in the Hindi film Welcome Back and in a Punjabi film Hero Naam Yaad Rakhi opposite Jimmy Shergill. She also played the role of Bijli in Parched (2015). In 2016, Surveen appeared and participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa but later got voted out in a double elimination along with Arjun Bijlani.
In 2018, Chawla made her debut in digital space with ALT Balaji's web series Haq Se opposite Rajeev Khandelwal. Set in the turbulent terrorist infested Kashmir, the story revolves around the Mirza sisters. Surveen plays Mehr Mirza, the eldest of the four sisters in the series.
Chawla married Akshay Thakker in 2015 in Italy. She revealed about her wedding two years later via Twitter on 27 December 2017.
|Denotes the films that have not yet been released|
|2011||Hum Tum Shabana||Shabana||Hindi|
|2011||Taur Mittran Di||Keerat||Punjabi|
|2013||Saadi Love Story||Preeti||Punjabi|
|2013||Singh vs Kaur||Jasneet Kaur||Punjabi|
|2013||Himmatwala||Herself||Hindi||Special appearance in song "Dhoka Dhoka"|
|2013||Lucky Di Unlucky Story||Seerat||Punjabi|
|2013||Moondru Per Moondru Kadhal||Divya||Tamil|
|2014||Hate Story 2||Sonika Prasad||Hindi|
|2014||Creature 3D||Herself||Hindi||Special appearance in song "Sawan Aaya Hai"|
|2014||Jai Hind 2||Nandhini||Tamil|
|2015||Hero 'Naam Yaad Rakhi'||Hina Kaur||Punjabi|
|2015||Welcome Back||Herself||Hindi||Special appearance in song "Tutti Bole Marriage Di"|
|2003–2007||Kahin To Hoga||Charu|
|2005–2006||Kasautii Zindagi Kay||Kasak Bajaj|
|2006–2007||Kaajjal ||Kaajjal Behl / Kaajjal Dev Pratab Singh|
|2008||Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena||Herself|
|2010||Comedy Circus Ke Superstars||Host|
|2016||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9||Contestant|
|2018||Teen Pehliiyan||Mamta||Story "Copy"|
|2018–2019||Sacred Games||Jojo Mascarenas|
|2018||Haq Se||Dr. Meher Mirza||ALT Balaji|
|2019-2020||Sacred Games||Jojo Mascarenas||Netflix|
Awards and nominations
|2011||Dharti||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Debut Female||Won|||
|2015||Disco Singh||Best actress||Won|
|2016||Parched||Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (Grand Jury Prize)||Best actress||Won||shared with Radhika Apte, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Lehar Khan|||
|2017||Star Screen Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|||
- "Surveen Chawla's Andaman-Nicobar beach pictures will give you vacation goals - Times of India ►".
- "Surveen Chawla's Andaman-Nicobar beach pictures will give you vacation goals - Times of India ►". The Times of India.
- "Colors launches 'Ek Khiladi Ek Hasina'". Business Standard. 21 September 2008.
- "I always look out for beauty and benefit in a role: Surveen Chawla - Times of India".
- "Comfortable in my skin, not showing it off: Surveen Chawla".
- "Meet Ajay Devgn's five item girls in Himmatwala - NDTV Movies". NDTVMovies.com.
- "Mitran De Boot is a Jazzy B, Dr Zeus and Kaur B hit ft. Surveen Chawla". desiblits.com. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
- "Jay and Suvreen's scuba diving experience - Times of India".
- Hungama, Bollywood (17 November 2014). "Surveen Chawla to do item number in Welcome Back? - Bollywood Hungama".
- "Jimmy Shergill & Surveen Chawla in latest 'Hero Naam Yaad Rakhi' - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9: Arjun Bijlani & Surveen Chawla both eliminated! Nora Fatehi enters Top 5 finalists!". India.com. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
- "Haq Se first impression: Performances hold the fort in this riveting drama". The Indian Express. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
- "Actor Surveen Chawla opens up about her Italian wedding which had Punjabi Bollywood songs too". 27 December 2017.
- "Surveen Chawla performs special number in 'Welcome Back'". 18 November 2014.
- MumbaiJuly 20, P. T. I.; July 20, 2014UPDATED; Ist, 2014 14:10. "Surveen Chawla: I want to do seasonal TV shows, not fiction". India Today.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
- "Harbhajan, Mona Singh; winners of Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena". News18.
- "Surveen Chawla starts training for Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "All you want to know about Sujoy Ghosh's upcoming TV project Teen Pehliyan". Retrieved 19 April 2018.
- "Actress Surveen Chawla hates airport style and here's why". 2 February 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
- "दूरदर्शन के शो 'रंगोली' की होस्ट बनीं सुरवीन चावला" (in Hindi). Retrieved 17 July 2018.
- "In the age of Netflix, can Doordarshan leverage nostalgia?". Retrieved 9 February 2019.
- "PTC Punjabi Film Awards". Cine Punjab.com. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
- "2016 Indian Film Festival Of Los Angeles Announces Award Winners". Retrieved 11 April 2016.
- "Dear Sonam Kapoor, you deserved to win your first award for Neerja at Star Screen". 5 December 2016.
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