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Yuvika Chaudhary (born 2 August 1978) is an Indian actress who has appeared in Bollywood films such as Om Shanti Om, Summer 2007 and Toh Baat Pakki.[1][2] In 2009, she also acted in a Kannada movie, Maleyali Jotheyali, in a lead role opposite Ganesh. In 2015, she was a contestant in the reality TV show Bigg Boss 9.[3]

Yuvika Chaudhary
Yuvika Chaudhary Lehenga 2.jpg
Born (1978-08-02) 2 August 1978 (age 40)
Baraut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Residence Mumbai, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004-present
Known for Om Shanti Om, Bigg Boss 9
Partner(s) Prince Narula, engaged (2018-present)

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Early lifeEdit

She was born in the town Baraut, in Uttar Pradesh. Her father Ram Naresh is a teacher by profession. She has a younger brother, Akash.

Personal lifeEdit

In the Bigg Boss house, she met Prince Narula and the two started to date each other post the show. On 23 January 2018, she got engaged to Prince Narula.[4]

CareerEdit

 
Yuvika Chaudhary Tomar

Yuvika participated in Zee Cine Stars Ki Khoj in 2004. This led to an acting assignment for the popular TV serial Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani, in which she played Aastha. She also appeared in a Coca-Cola advertisement opposite Kunal Kapoor. Farah Khan took notice of her and gave her a Bollywood break in Om Shanti Om (2007).

She later did films like Summer 2007 and Toh Baat Pakki. In 2011, she appeared in Naughty @ 40, her first role as a lead actress opposite Govinda, and in Khap opposite Manoj Pahwa. In Enemmy (2013), she acted opposite Kay Kay Menon. Her most recent releases are The Shaukeens, Afra Tafri and Yaarana. She was also a part of Punjabi film Yaaran Da Katchup (2014).

Chaudhary made her comeback to television with Life OK's show Dafa 420 but later got replaced by Madhurima Tuli. In 2015, she took part in the reality TV show Bigg Boss 9.[5]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Language
2000 Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani Ajay Bakshi's fan Hindi
2007 Om Shanti Om Dolly
2008 Summer 2007 Priyanka
2009 Maleyali Jotheyali Anjali Kannada
Toh Baat Pakki Nisha Hindi
2011 Naughty @ 40 Gauri
Khap Riya
2013 Enemmy Priya
Daddy Cool Munde Fool Rinki Punjabi
2014 The Shaukeens Hindi
Yaaran Da Katchup Punjabi
2015 Yaarana
2016 Lakeeran Roop
2018 Veerey Ki Wedding Rani Chaudhary Hindi
TBA Afra Tafri Priyanka

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role
2004 India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj Contestant
2005 Astitva...Ek Prem Kahani Aastha
2015 Dafa 420 Anusha
Bigg Boss 9 Contestant
2016 Darr Sabko Lagta Hai Riya
Comedy Classes Herself
Yeh Vaada Raha Herself
Amma Rehana Sheikh
2018 Kumkum Bhagya Tina
Laal Ishq Shikha

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Show Reference
2018 Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award

(Shared with Prince Narula)

Best Couple N/A [6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "OSO girl Yuvika in Toh Baat Pakki". Sify.com. 14 September 2008. Retrieved 17 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Nikhat Kazmi, (18 February 2010). "Toh Baat Pakki". Times of India. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "BIGG BOSS 9 CONTESTANTS NAME LIST". Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "CONGRATULATIONS! Yuvika Chaudhary and Prince Narula now OFFICIALLY ENGAGED". 24 January 2018. 
  5. ^ "Bigg Boss 9: Yuvika Chaudhary Eliminated, Says 'It's a Challenging Life'". 9 November 2015. 
  6. ^ "Photos of TV stars, who won Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018". The Times of India Photogallery. Retrieved 2018-07-22. 
  7. ^ "With the recent award, Prince and Yuvika become television's IT couple, check out their mushy moments". Retrieved 2018-07-22. 

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