Helly Shah

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Helly Shah
Helly Shah (43902370151) (cropped).jpg
Shah in 2018
Born (1996-01-07) 7 January 1996 (age 25)[1]
Years active2010–present
Known forSwaragini
Sufiyana Pyaar Mera
Ishq Mein Marjawan 2
Ishq Mein Marjawan 2: Naya Safar

Helly Shah (born 7 January 1996) is an Indian television actress known for portraying lead roles in Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur, Devanshi, Sufiyana Pyaar Mera and Ishq Mein Marjawan 2.[1][2] As of March 2021, she is presently seen as Riddhima Vansh Raisinghania in Ishq Mein Marjawan 2: Naya Safar that broadcast on Voot Select .[3]

Personal life[edit]

Helly Shah is a Gujarati from Ahmedabad.[4][5][6] She is a vegetarian.[6]


Shah began her acting career when she was in 8th grade.[7] Her career began with Star Plus's show Gulaal.[4] In 2011 she appeared in Diya Aur Baati Hum playing Shruti. She then played Alaxmi in Life OK's Alaxmi – Humari Super Bahu.[4] Later, she played Ami in Khelti Hai Zindagi Aankh Micholi.[8] She then appeared in Sony Pal's Khushiyon Kii Gullak Aashi.[9]

From March 2015 to December 2016, Shah portrayed Swara Maheshwari in Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur opposite Varun Kapoor.

In 2016, Shah participated in Colors TV's Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9. In 2017, she portrayed Devanshi Upadhyay/Bakshi in Devanshi for which she won the Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actress Popular.

In 2019, she portrayed the double role of Saltanat Shah and Kaynaat Shah in Star Bharat's Sufiyana Pyaar Mera opposite Rajveer Singh for which she won the Gold Award for Best Actress in Negative Role.[10] Next, she appeared as Neha in Star Plus's Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke.[11]

Shah portrayed Riddhima Vansh Raisinghania in Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 opposite Rrahul Sudhir and Vishal Vashishtha,[12][13] that aired from 13 July 2020 to 13 March 2021 on Colors TV.[14] After the show went off air, the new season titled Ishq Mein Marjawan 2: Naya Safar started to stream in Voot Select since 15 March, with Shah reprising the character of Riddhima.[14][15]


Year Show Role Notes Ref
2010–2011 Zindagi Ka Har Rang...Gulaal Talli
2011 Diya Aur Baati Hum Shruti
2012–2013 Alaxmi – Humari Super Bahu Alaxmi/Laxmi Kapadia
2013 Khelti Hai Zindagi Aankh Micholi Ami Joshipura
Pavitra Rishta Guest (as Ami)
2014 Khushiyon Kii Gullak Aashi Aashi Dubey
2015 Comedy Nights with Kapil Guest Special appearance [16]
2015–2016 Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur Swara Sanskaar Maheshwari
2015 Sasural Simar Ka Guest (as Swara) Crossover; Special appearance [17]
2016 [18]
Krishnadasi [19]
Comedy Nights Live
Comedy Nights Bachao
Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Contestant
2017 Devanshi Devanshi Vardaan Chaudhary / Devanshi Pavan Bakshi Main role
Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki Guest (as Devanshi) Special appearance
Savitri Devi College & Hospital Special appearance
2018 Laal Ishq Deepali
2019 Sufiyana Pyaar Mera Saltanat Zaroon Shah / Kaynaat Zaroon Shah
Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke Neha
2020–2021 Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 Riddhima Vansh Raisinghania Main role [20]
2020 Choti Sarrdaarni Guest (as Riddhima) Special appearance
Pinjara Khubsurti Ka Special appearance

Short film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes Ref
2020 Happy Birthday Saba Directed by Seemaa Desai [21]

Web series[edit]

Year Series Role Notes ref
2021–present Ishq Mein Marjawan 2: Naya Safar Riddhima Vansh Raisinghania/Cherry [22]


Year Award Category Show Reference
2016 Golden Petal Awards Best Actress Swaragini [23]
2017 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Popular) Devanshi [24]
2019 Gold Awards Best Actress in Negative Role (Jury) Sufiyana Pyaar Mera [25]
Indian Television Academy Awards


  1. ^ a b Goswami, Parismita (8 January 2016). "Swaragini actress Swara aka Helly Shah celebrates birthday with co-actors". International Business Times. Archived from the original on 13 January 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2016. Popular TV actress Helly Shah aka Swara of Colors' "Swaragini" celebrated her 20th birthday on Thursday, 7 January
  2. ^ "Helly Shah: I loved the jhumkas and bags in Janpath". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Helly Shah Stars in 'Ishq Mein Marjawan 2', First Promo of New Season Out". News18. 23 January 2020. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  4. ^ a b c Patel, Ano (10 October 2014). "Gujaratis take the lead on prime time TV". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  5. ^ Jambhekar, Shruti (22 April 2017). "Gujarati actors make it big on Hindi prime time TV". The Times of India. Ahmedabad.
  6. ^ a b IANS (26 February 2015). "Hindi TV show 'Swaragini' zooms in on Kolkata's hotspots". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 March 2018. Talking about playing the character, Helly told IANS: "Swara is very similar to what I am in real life. The only difference is I am Gujarati and she is Bengali. Swara as Bengali is a non-vegetarian eating person, but in real life I am a vegetarian."
  7. ^ Ano Patel (6 July 2012). "Ahmedabad is a very chilled out place: Helly Shah". Times of India. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  8. ^ Neha Maheshwri (4 December 2013). "Hally Shah to replace Ulka Gupta in 'Khelti Hai Zindagi...'". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  9. ^ IANS (26 November 2014). "'Khushiyon Kii Gullak Aashi' to go off air". Mid Day. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Helly Shah to make a comeback with Sufiyana Ishq". Times of India.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "Helly Shah joins 'Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 November 2019.
  12. ^ "Helly Shah Stars in 'Ishq Mein Marjawan 2', First Promo of New Season Out". News18. 23 January 2020. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  13. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (23 January 2020). "Helly Shah to play the protagonist in the second season of 'Ishq Mein Marjawaan' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  14. ^ a b Cyril, Grace (16 March 2021). "Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 streams on Voot Select now, Ankit Siwach to play a villain". India Today. Retrieved 12 April 2021.
  15. ^ Navalka, Vaishnavi (12 March 2021). "'Ishq Mein Marjawan 2' to go off-air; Manasvi Vashist shares his thoughts". Republic World. Retrieved 12 April 2021.
  16. ^ IANS (6 February 2015). "'Comedy Nights With Kapil' special episode for Mahashivratri". India TV News. Retrieved 18 March 2021.
  17. ^ "Swaragini: Sanskar Saves Swara From Mohini; Ragini's 'Do Or Die' Situation!". FilmiBeat. 29 July 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2021.
  18. ^ "Swaragini Spoiler: Sanskar Slaps Swara - Filmibeat". FilmiBeat. 18 April 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2021.
  19. ^ "Ragini to be jailed in Colors' Swaragini". Tellychakkar.com. 21 March 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2021.
  20. ^ Mondal, Sukarna (22 May 2020). "Exclusive - Helly Shah on Ishq Mein Marjawan 2: We had just shot for a month and the launch had to be postponed due to lockdown". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 March 2021.
  21. ^ Happy Birthday | Promo | Releasing 2nd October. humaramovie. YouTube. 22 September 2020.
  22. ^ Nayak, Greeshma (19 March 2021). "TV shows on OTT: List of shows that released their second seasons on streaming platforms". Republic World. Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  23. ^ "Golden Petal 2016 winners list". Times of India. Retrieved 7 May 2021.
  24. ^ "ITA Awards 2017 winners list: Jennifer Winget, Vivian Dsena and Nakuul Mehta take home the trophies". indianexpress-com.cdn.ampproject.org. Retrieved 27 October 2019.
  25. ^ "Gold Awards 2019: Hina Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Erica Fernandes win big. See pics". hindustantimes.com. 12 October 2019. Retrieved 27 October 2019.

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