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Urvashi Dholakia is an Indian television actress. She is best known for her role as Komolika Basu in Kasautii Zindagii Kay and also known for participating the television reality show Bigg Boss 6, where she was the winner in early 2013. She portrayed the evil character of Queen Iravati in the fantasy television series Chandrakanta on Colors TV.

Urvashi Dholakia
Urvashi Dholakia grace Colors’ annual bash.jpg
Urvashi at Colors annual bash in 2016
Born (1979-07-09) July 9, 1979 (age 39)
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
CitizenshipIndian
OccupationActress
Years active1984–present
Known forKasautii Zindagii Kay
Notable work
Bigg Boss 6
Comedy Circus
Height5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
ChildrenSagar Dholakia
Kshitij Dholakia
Parent(s)
  • Kaushal Dholakia (mother)

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Personal lifeEdit

Dholakia was born to a Punjabi mother and a Gujarati father.[1] She married at age 16 and had twin boys, Kshitij and Sagar, at age 17; she has raised them as a single mother since she was 18.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Dholakia made her acting debut at age six in a television commercial for Lux soap with actress Revathi.[3] Her first TV series role was in (Doordarshan) Dekh Bhai Dekh as Shilpa.[4] Later she appeared in Waqt Ki Raftar.[3] She also appeared in the shows Ghar Ek Mandir, Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii, Kasautii Zindagii Kay and Kahiin To Hoga.[5] Dholakia gained popularity by playing the role of Komolika Basu in Kasautii Zindagii Kay. In 2012, she participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 6 and on 12 January 2013, she emerged as the winner of the season.[6] As of 2017, she is featured in Colors TV's historical fantasy series Chandrakanta as Queen Iravati.[7]

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Role
1993 Dekh Bhai Dekh Shilpa
1995 Zamana Badal Gaya Anju Mathur
1997 Waqt Ki Raftar
2001 Shaktimaan Mansi Sharma
2000-2001 Ghar Ek Mandir Sonia
2001-2002 Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii Sonia
2001-2008 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Komolika
2003-2005 Tum Bin Jaaoon Kahaan Shweta
2003 Kahani Terrii Merrii
2003-2007 Kahiin To Hoga Archie Khanna
2008-2009 Comedy Circus Celebrity Contestant with Shakeel Siddiqui
2009 Sacch Ka Saamna Herself
2009-2010 Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai Karishma Mehra
2012 Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? Dr. Komolika Rana
2012-2013 Bigg Boss 6 Herself (Series Winner)
2015 Badi Door Se Aaye Hai 555
2017-2018 Chandrakanta Queen Iravati
2018 Juzzbaat Herself (as a guest)

MoviesEdit

Year Movie Role Notes
1986 Babul Rani "Rannu" / Nandini "Nannu" Singh Produced by Tarachand Barjatya

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Urvashi Dholakia to judge Gujarati reality show". Yahoo! News. 2 November 2011. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Urvashi Dholakia as mother". TVGupshup. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Serial thriller". The Telegraph. 28 January 2004.
  4. ^ "Sinfully yours: Arguably the biggest vamp on the small screen, Urvashi Dholakia." The Hindu. Chennai, India. 1 June 2006.
  5. ^ Pisharoty, Sangeeta Barooah (12 August 2004). "The queen of bad things". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Urvashi Dholakia television's favorite Komolika crowned the winner of Bigg Boss 6". zeenews.india.com. 12 January 2013.
  7. ^ "Urvashi Dholakia on her comeback in Chandrakanta, Ekta Kapoor giving her a magic wand and her pride in others imitating Komolika". The Indian Express. 2017-06-29. Retrieved 2017-07-28.

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