Yogita Bihani is an Indian actress who made her television debut as Palak Sharma in Ekta Kapoor's romantic soap opera Dil Hi Toh Hai in 2018.[1]

Yogita Bihani
Bihani in 2019
Yogita Bihani

(1995-08-07) 7 August 1995 (age 28)
Alma materDelhi University
Years active2017–present
AwardsMiss India Rajasthan (top 3)4

Early life and background edit

Bihani belongs to a Sindhi family.[2] She has completed her high school education from Sumermal Jain Public School in 2012.[citation needed] From 2012 to 2015, Yogita attended Delhi University working on a degree in Computer Science. After completing her graduation from Delhi, she joined Redfoodie Startup in Faridabad, Delhi NCR and worked at different positions until 2016.[3]

Bihani then moved to Mumbai and worked for Pratham Education Foundation as Sales and Marketing Coordinator. Later, she worked as a Manager (Sales and Operations) at Trilyo until 2018 when she was cast in the role of Palak Sharma in Ekta Kapoor's Indian soap opera, Dil Hi Toh Hai on Sony TV.[4] She then appeared on a few commercial advertisements and was seen in a cameo role in Ekta Kapoor 'supernatural show 'Kavach'. She also appeared in Netflix film Ak vs Ak in a supporting role.

She was recently seen playing the character of chanda in Vikram Vedha (2022 film).

Career edit

Bihani's career in glamour world began in 2018 when she participated and was selected amongst Top 3 contestants in Femina Miss India Rajasthan 2018.

However her biggest break came in April 2018 when she was selected to shoot for the promo with Salman Khan for his upcoming gameshow Dus Ka Dum on Sony TV.[5]

After the promo went on air, she was spotted by Ekta Kapoor an Indian film and television producer who later selected her to play the lead role opposite Karan Kundra in her next show Dil Hi Toh Hai.[6]

She talked about her life challenges and how her choices shaped her career in her TEDx talk titled 'The Crossroad of Choices' in November 2020.[7]

Yogita in The Kerala Story played a strong and difficult-to-influence individual to a woman in despair, after suffering a heinous incident.[8]

Filmography edit

Television edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2017 Femme Foodies Contestant
2018 10 Ka Dum Contestant [9]
2018–2020 Dil Hi Toh Hai Dr. Palak Sharma Noon [10][11]
2019 Kavach... Maha Shivratri Manju Patwardhan

Films edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2020 AK vs AK Yogita Debut film [12]
2021 Date Aaj Kal Tara Short film
2022 Vikram Vedha Chanda [13]
2023 The Kerala Story Nimah [14]

Music videos edit

Year Titile Singer(s) Ref.
2023 Alone Kapil Sharma, Guru Randhawa [15]

References edit

  1. ^ "Yogita Bihani selected to play the lead role in Ekta Kapoor's Dil Hi Toh Hai". Times of India. 15 May 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  2. ^ "The Kerala Story review: A juvenile cringefest suited best for 'Karela' audience". thefederal.com. 5 May 2023.
  3. ^ "Yogita Bihani on her early life and education". Free Press Journal. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Ekta Kapoor's next with Yogita Bihani as lead to go on air soon". Bollywood Life. 29 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Yogita Bihani on shooting with Salman Khan". Times of India. 30 May 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Yogita Bihani will play the lead in 'Dil Hi To Hain' - Times of India ►". The Times of India. 15 May 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  7. ^ "The Crossroad of Choices". TEDxTCET. November 2020.
  8. ^ "The Kerala Story Exclusive! Yogita Bihani Overwhelmed With Response To The Film: I Wanted To Do My Part..." Zoom TV. Retrieved 9 May 2023.
  9. ^ "Yogita Bihani feels Salman is his lucky charm!". 9 May 2018. Archived from the original on 30 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  10. ^ "Dil Hi Toh Hai actor Yogita Bihani: From watching Karan Kundra's show to now playing his heroine, I am living my dreams". The Indian Express. 12 June 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  11. ^ "Yogita Bihani talks about challenges of playing young mother". mid-day. 20 February 2019. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  12. ^ Chopra, Anupama (23 December 2020). "AK vs AK on Netflix Is A Worthy Experiment". Film Companion. Retrieved 24 December 2020.
  13. ^ "Vikram Vedha fame Yogita Bihani gushes, 'I love Vijay Sethupathi, he is such a brilliant actor'". Free Press Journal. Retrieved 3 November 2022.
  14. ^ "Yogita Bihani reacts to The Kerala Story being called a propaganda film, cancellations of shows in UK |Exclusive". India Today. Retrieved 25 October 2023.
  15. ^ "Alone: Kapil Sharma suffers a heartbreak in first single with Guru Randhawa. Watch". Hindustan Times. 9 February 2023.

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