Aashka Goradia

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Aashka Goradia
Aashka Goradia at the Launch of Santosh Sawant's 'Smiling Soul' (4).jpg
Goradia at the launch of Santosh Sawant's 'Smiling Soul'
Born (1985-11-27) 27 November 1985 (age 31)
Ahmedabad, Surti, Gujarat, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2002–present
Partner(s) Rohit Bakshi (2006–2016)[1]

Brent Goble (2016-Present)[2]

Aashka Goradia (born 27 November 1985 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat) is an Indian television actress. She has walked the ramp in several fashion events and has acted in various Hindi television serials. She became popular after portraying the role of "Kumud" in Kkusum (2003–05) on Sony TV and playing the role of Kallavati in Laagi Tujhse Lagan. In 2012, she participated as a contestant in Colors TV's reality show Bigg Boss 6. She has also appeared in the television series Baal Veer and Naagin.

Career[edit]

Goradia started her career with shows like Sony TV's Achanak 37 Saal Baad and comedy sitcom Acting Acting. After that she was signed on in Kkusum on Sony TV in which she played the role of Kumud. She then acted in another serial Akela which also aired on Sony.[3] She also did a reality game show Jet Set Go on Star One but was replaced by Shama Sikander.[4] Goradia then signed a show, Kahiin to Hoga. She then played some roles in TV serials like Sindoor Tere Naam Ka on Zee TV, Mere Apne on 9X and Virrudh on Sony TV. She also enacted the roles of Tara and Nayatai in Madhur Bhandarkar's Heroine – Zindagi Ke Panno Se and Nayatai segments in Specials @ 10 on Sony TV. She was also seen as Kalika in Zee TV's Saat Phere , Sony TV's Shubh Vivah and Kalavati in Colors TV's Laagi Tujhse Lagan, which were all negative characters.

Goradia has also participated in some reality shows like Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar, Mr. & Ms. TV and Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 4 hosted by Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar. In 2010, she appeared in a special episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 4, hosted by Amitabh Bachchan with five other television actresses. In 2012, she participated as a contestant in the sixth season of Bigg Boss, the Indian version of original UK show Big Brother.[5] She entered the Bigg Boss house on 6 October 2012 and got evicted on 28 December 2012 (on the 83rd day of the show).

From 2013 to 2015, she played the role of Maharani Dheer Bai Bhatiyani in the television series Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap, telecast on Sony TV. Since August 2015, she is playing the evil fairy Mahavinashini on Sab TV's Baal Veer.

Television[edit]

Fiction shows[edit]

Year Show Role Notes
2002 Achanak 37 Saal Baad Kamal [6]
2003–2005 Kkusum Kumud [7]
2004 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Razia
2006 Akela Kinnari
2006–2007 Kahiin to Hoga Gayatri Ahluwalia
2006–2007 Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka Arpita Raizada
2007–2008 Virrudh Naina Chopra [8]
2007–2008 Mere Apne Saniya Pandey [9]
2008–2009 Saat Phere Kalika
2009 Specials @ 10 Tara Story- Heroine – Zindagi Ke Panno Se
2010–2011 Laagi Tujhse Lagan Kalavati Nominated—Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role (Jury) (2012)
2013–2015 Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap Dheer Bai Bhatiyani
2014 Get Rich With Aashka Aashka Gujarati TV series
2015-2016 Baal Veer Mahavinashini pari
2016 Naagin Avantika Maheshmati
2016 Naagin 2 Avantika Maheshmati

Reality shows[edit]

Year Title Notes
2006 Jet Set Go Contestant
2008 Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar Contestant (Eliminated in Week 2)
2010 Mr. & Ms. TV Contestant
2010 Kaun Banega Crorepati 4 Guest appearance
2011 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Torchaar 4 Contestant
2012 Bigg Boss 6 Contestant[10] (Evicted day 83)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telly actors Aashka Goradia and Rohit Bakshi go splitsville". Daily News & Analysis. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  2. ^ "Aashka Goradia's hush-hush engagement to her American beau on Christmas = The Times of India". December 2016. Retrieved 2016-12-26. 
  3. ^ "Aashka joins Akela; shooting starts today!". 
  4. ^ "Aashka out, Shama in, in Jet Set Go". 
  5. ^ Maheshwari, Neha (18 September 2012). "Aashka Goradia in 'Bigg Boss' 6?". 
  6. ^ "Achanak, 37 saal baad – TV Serial Review". 
  7. ^ "Nausheen Ali Sardar in 'Kkusum'? Not yet!". 
  8. ^ "Viruddh – TV Serial Review". 
  9. ^ "It's Smriti all the way for Aashka". 
  10. ^ "What to expect from Bigg Boss 6 contestants...". 

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