Jayati Bhatia

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Jayati Bhatia
Jayati Bhatia

OccupationTelevision actress
Spouse(s)Kiran Bhatia

Jayati Bhatia is a television actress, best known for her work in Indian television serials and stage plays. She was most recently seen on Colors TV show Internet Wala Love[1] and gained popularity as Mataji on Sasural Simar Ka.[2]


Bhatia started her career as a protagonist with Balaji Telefilms soap opera, Itihaas.[3] This was followed by Kanyadaan where she played the daughter of Kirron Kher's character. Later, Bhatia was part of several Balaji Telefilms drama series like Kutumb and Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. She was also part of popular drama series Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin which starred Mona Singh as the protagonist.

Bhatia has also been part of several non-fiction shows. Her most notable works includes Kitchen Champion (Season 4) where she was crowned as winner. She was also part of dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 5).[4]

Her recent work includes in the daily soap opera, Sasural Simar Ka which was broadcast from 2011 to 2018 on Colors TV. The series is among the longest running shows on Indian Television.[5]

In 2018, Bhatia played the role of antagonist Kamini Kapoor in Star Plus soap opera, Naamkarann.[6][7]

Apart from television and films, she also does theater plays.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Originally a Bengali, Bhatia was born in Orissa, India but moved to Delhi when she was a month old.[9] As a child, she was trained in classical Odissi dancing but has admitted that she finds western dance forms difficult.[10]

Bhatia met her husband, Kiran Bhatia, during her first play and was encouraged by him to be more active on the theatre circuit. In April 2017, on her way to the sets of Sasural Simar Ka, Bhatia's husband was involved in an argument after which he was beaten up.[11] Bhatia has expressed that she was supported by her mother-in-law and owes much of her success to her.[12]

Bhatia is a supporter of LGBT rights.[13][14]



Year Show Role Channel Notes
1995 Challenge Khushnuma Sony TV
1996 Tu Tu Main Main Kumud STAR Plus [15][16]
1999 Kanyadaan Kavita Sony TV
2000 Itihaas DD National
2001 Kaise Kahoon Nasreen Zee TV
2001 Kutumb Kavita Ajay Mittal Sony TV
2002 Kitne Kool Hai Hum Zee TV
2003 - 2006 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Geeta Basu STAR Plus
2003 Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin Bindiya Sony TV
2005 Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka Titli Mami Zee TV
2005 - 2007 Mamta Mishti Zee TV
2007 - 2008 Kuchh Is Tara Pammi Godbole Sony TV [17]
2008 Saas v/s Bahu Herself Sahara One Winner
2009 Sabki Laadli Bebo Gursheel Malhotra STAR Plus [18]
2010 Baat Hamari Pakki Hai Sony TV
2010 - 2012 Sasural Genda Phool Manju Aunty STAR Plus
2011 Kitchen Champion Herself Colors TV Winner of Season 4
2011 - 2018 Sasural Simar Ka Nirmala Devi Kumud Bharadwaj / Mataji Colors TV [19]
2012 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 Herself Colors TV 12th Place, eliminated 5th on 28 July 2012[20]
2016 Comedy Nights Bachao Colors TV [21]
2018 Naamkarann Kamini Kapoor STAR Plus [22]
2018 - 2019 Internet Wala Love Roopa Purushottam Mittal Colors TV [23]
2019 Bhoot Purva Zee5 [24][25]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2009 Barah Aana Simone A. Mehta Hindi
2015 Rough Book Rukhsana Ali Hindi [26]
2017 The Wishing Tree Guriqbal's Mother Hindi [27]



  1. ^ "Jayati Bhatia On Her New Glamorous & Fashionable Character In 'Internet Wala Love'". Times Now News. 22 August 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Sasural Simar Ka going off-air; actors who were a part of it". The Times of India. 3 September 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Jayati Bhatia to join the cast of ALTBalaji's Puncch Beat". IWM Buzz. 24 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Jayati Bhatia out of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5". Hindustan Times. 29 July 2012.
  5. ^ "After 2,000 episodes, Sasural Simar Ka to go off air on 2 March".
  6. ^ "Jayati Bhatia to enter Star Plus' Naamkarann". Tellychakkar. 18 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Naamkarann: Sasural Simar Ka's Mataji aka Jayati Bhatia enters the show". India Today. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Television helps me do theatre: Jayati Bhatia". Times of India. 7 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Jayati Bhatia: The Glistening Star of Indian Television". Darpan Magazine. 31 July 2013.
  10. ^ "All Western dances are difficult for me: Jayati Bhatia". Times of India. 15 June 2012.
  11. ^ "Sasural Simar Ka's Mataji aka Jayati Bhatia's husband gets beaten up". Pinkvilla. 8 April 2017.
  12. ^ "Jayati Bhatia owes her success to real life mom-in-law". Zee News India. 10 May 2013.
  13. ^ "Sasural Simar Ka's Jayati Bhatia aka Mataji expresses support for the LGBT community in the most HILARIOUS manner!". Bollywood Life. 2 February 2016.
  14. ^ "Annual LGBTQ film festival kick-starts in Mumbai". Times of India. 24 May 2018.
  15. ^ "The Much Loved Cast Of 'Tu Tu Main Main' – Then And Now". ScoopWhoop. 7 November 2014.
  16. ^ "Tu Tu Main Main: The sitcom about love and hate between saas-bahu". Hindustan Times. 11 November 2016.
  17. ^ "Balaji Telefilms returns to Sony after three years with 'Kuchh is Tara'". Exchange4Media. 21 November 2007.
  18. ^ "Amrit's family to enter Bebo". Tellychakkar. 15 June 2009.
  19. ^ "Sasural Simar Ka going off-air; actors who were a part of it". Times of India. 3 September 2017.
  20. ^ "Jayati Bhatia eliminated from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5'". DNA India. 28 July 2012.
  21. ^ "Comedy Nights Live - Comedy Night Bachao mix up: Sonakshi, Honey Singh, Mouni pull the house down with their HILARIOUS antics!". Bollywood Life. 25 April 2016.
  22. ^ "Sasural Simar Ka's Jayati Bhatia aka Mataji to enter Naamkarann". Times of India. 19 March 2018.
  23. ^ "Colors Contemporary Take On Love Online: Internet Wala Love". Mumbai Live. 23 August 2018.
  24. ^ "ZEE5 launches horror-comedy Bhoot Purva". Rapid TV News. 8 May 2019.
  25. ^ "Jayati Bhatia, Manu Rishi Chadha, Zoa Morani in ZEE5 series Bhoot Purva". IWM Buzz. 1 April 2019.
  26. ^ "Movie Review: Rough Book: Blatant and insightful". India New England News. 23 June 2016.
  27. ^ "'The Wishing Tree': Good intention bad execution (IANS Review, Rating: *1/2)". Business Standard. 9 June 2017.
  28. ^ "Khatijabai of Karmali Terrace". The Hindu. 21 July 2010.
  29. ^ "Jayati Bhatia performs mono-acting at its best". Times of India. 11 November 2016.
  30. ^ "Theatre Review: The Vagina Monologues". Times of India. 18 May 2012.
  31. ^ "The Vagina Monologues: Giving India the 'Sex Talk' for 15 Years". TheWire.in. 8 July 2017.
  32. ^ "This play addresses pressing issues with a hint of humour". Hindustan Times. 30 January 2017.
  33. ^ "Theatre Review: Mughal-e-Azam". Times of India. 13 January 2017.
  34. ^ "Meet Pammi Aunty on the dance floor". Asian Age. 29 January 2019.
  35. ^ "Lillete Dubey: A lukewarm greeting". Livemint. 3 November 2017.
  36. ^ "Lillette Dubey and Jayati Bhatia perform their play Salaam Noni Appa in Delhi". Times of India. 30 January 2018.
  37. ^ "Hello Singapore: 'Salaam, Noni Appa' adapted from Twinkle Khanna's story to open in Lion City". Connected to India. 22 April 2019.

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