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 at Colors annual bash in 2016
|Born||July 9, 1979|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Known for||Kasautii Zindagii Kay|
|Notable work||Bigg Boss 6|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (163 cm)|
Dholakia made her acting debut at age six in a television commercial for Lux soap with actress Revathi. Her first TV series role was in (Doordarshan) Dekh Bhai Dekh as Shilpa. Later she appeared in Waqt Ki Raftar. She also appeared in the shows Ghar Ek Mandir, Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii, Kasautii Zindagii Kay and Kahiin To Hoga. 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. As of 2017, she is featured in Colors TV's historical fantasy series Chandrakanta as Queen Iravati.
|1993||Dekh Bhai Dekh||Shilpa||Doordarshan|
|1995||Zamana Badal Gaya||Doordarshan|
|1997||Waqt Ki Raftar||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|
- "Urvashi Dholakia to judge Gujarati reality show". Yahoo! News. 2 November 2011. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
- "Urvashi Dholakia as mother". TVGupshup. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
- "Serial thriller". The Telegraph. 28 January 2004.
- "Sinfully yours: Arguably the biggest vamp on the small screen, Urvashi Dholakia." The Hindu. Chennai, India. 1 June 2006.
- Pisharoty, Sangeeta Barooah (12 August 2004). "The queen of bad things". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
- "Urvashi Dholakia television's favorite Komolika crowned the winner of Bigg Boss 6". zeenews.india.com. 12 January 2013.
- "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.