Ekta Kaul (born 16 May 1990) is an Indian model and television actress. She is best known for portraying the roles of Sahiba in Zee TV's romantic drama Rab Se Sohna Isshq, Suhani in Sony TV's family drama Bade Acche Lagte Hain, and Riya in Star Plus's popular show Mere Angne Mein. She was a contestant in dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6.
Early life and career
Ekta Kaul was born in Jammu and Kashmir in India. She completed her graduation in biotechnology and went on to get an MBA. She was working with Nestle for a while, and whilst she was posted in Mumbai, she started dabbling in acting career.
Kaul began her career with the leading role of Sahiba in Rab Se Sohna Isshq, She was a contestant in season 6 of dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. She played the role of Suhani in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain on Sony Entertainment Television India.
In 2015, she bagged the lead role of Riya Mathur in Star Plus's drama series Mere Angne Mein. In August 2017, she was confirmed as the new female lead on Life OK show Ghulaam but the show went off air and her entry was eventually scrapped.
Ekta was born in Jammu and Kashmir, and speaks English and a little Punjabi. Her mother tongue is Kashmiri. Before becoming an actress, she completed her MBA and worked as a manager with Nestle India.
Ekta dated her Rab Se Sohna Isshq co-star Kanan Malhotra. They were about to get married but split up in 2013. She got engaged to actor Sumeet Vyas, of Permanent Roommates fame, and they were married on 15 September 2018.
|Year(s)||Show Name||Role||Television Channel|
|2012-2013||Rab Se Sohna Isshq||Sahiba/Anu (Female protagonist)||Zee TV|
|2013||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6)||Herself ||Colors TV|
|2013-2014||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Suhani||Sony Entertainment Television India|
|2014||Yeh Hai Aashiqui||RJ Yoshika ||Bindass|
|2014||Box Cricket League||Herself||Sony TV|
|2015||Ek Rishta Aisa Bhi||Cameo||Sony Pal|
|2015-2017||Mere Angne Mein||Riya Mathur (Female protagonist) ||Star Plus|
|2012||Zee Rishtey Awards||Favourite Naya Sadasya - Female||Sahiba||Rab Se Sohna Isshq||Nominated|
|2012||Zee Rishtey Awards||Favourite Nayi Jodi||Sahiba||Rab Se Sohna Isshq||Nominated|
|2013||Indian Telly Awards||Fresh New Face (female)||Sahiba||Rab Se Sohna Isshq||Won|
|2016||Star Parivaar Awards||Favourite Naya Sadasya - Female||Riya||Mere Angne Mein||Nominated|
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