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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)
India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
CitizenshipIndian
OccupationActress
Years active1984–present
Known forKasautii Zindagii Kay
Notable workBigg 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 Channel
1993 Dekh Bhai Dekh Shilpa Doordarshan
1995 Zamana Badal Gaya Doordarshan
1997 Waqt Ki Raftar Doordarshan
1997-2005 Shaktimaan Mansi Sharma Doordarshan
2000-2001 Ghar Ek Mandir SoNia Sony Entertainment Television
2001-2002 Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii Sonia Doordarshan
2001-2008 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Komolika Basu Star Plus
2003-2005 Tum Bin Jaaoon Kahaan Shweta Zee TV
2003 Kahani Terrii Merrii Sony Entertainment Television
2003-2007 Kahiin To Hoga Archie Khanna Star Plus
2008-2009 Comedy Circus Kaante Ki Takkar Celebrity Contestant with Shakeel Siddiqui Sony Entertainment Television
2009 Sacch Ka Saamna Herself Life OK
2009-2010 Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai Karishma Mehra Sony Entertainment Television
2012 Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? Dr. Komolika Rana Life OK
2012-2013 Bigg Boss 6 Herself (Series Winner) Colors TV
2015 Badi Door Se Aaye Hai 555 SAB TV
2017-2018 Chandrakanta Queen Iravati Colors TV
2018 Juzzbaat Herself (as a guest) Zee TV

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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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