Shefali Zariwala

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Shefali Zariwala
Shefali Jariwala at Sunidhi Chauhan's wedding reception at Taj Lands End (35).jpg
Shefali at Sunidhi Chauhan's wedding reception at Taj Lands End
Born Shefali Zariwala
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress
Partner(s) Parag Tyagi

Shefali Zariwala is an actress of Bollywood who has appeared in several Hindi music videos, and a Bollywood film. She became noted when she appeared flashing her thong in the 2002 music video Kaanta Laga, after which she became known as the "thong girl". She appeared in a 2004 Bollywood film Mujhse Shaadi Karogi as Bijili. Later, she appeared with her boyfriend in dance reality show Nach Baliye 5.

Early life[edit]

Shefali graduated with an engineering degree in Information technology from Sardar Patel College of Engineering in 2005. During her engineering studies she got the opportunity to work in music album and since then opted for this industry rather than IT field.


Shefali became famous for displaying a thong in 2002 video album "Kaanta Laga". She became known as the "Kanta Laga Girl" and the "thong girl"[citation needed]. After "Kaanta Laga" she did about 10-15 music albums[citation needed]. She was seen in a cameo appearance in the 2004 film Mujhse Shaadi Karogi with Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar. In 2009, she was involved in a public divorce dispute with her singer husband Harmeet Gulzar. In 2012, she was seen in the reality show Nach Baliye 5 with her boyfriend.

Personal life[edit]

Shefali was married to singer Harmeet Gulzar. In 2009, she was involved in a public divorce dispute. In 2009 it was clarified that Shefali and her husband Harmeet Gulzar (Meet Brothers fame) were no longer together. In 2012, Shefali said that she is dating Parag Tyagi who plays Archana's brother in Zee TV's Pavitra Rishta. On 13 August 2014, she married her long-time boyfriend Parag Tyagi secretly in court. Parag Tyagi asked her to marry him this very day three years back.



Year Show Co-star Notes Channel
2008 Boogie Woogie herself Sony TV
2012–2013 Nach Baliye 5 Parag Tyagi herself STAR Plus


Year Film Role Notes
2004 Mujhse Shaadi Karogi Bijili


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