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Jennifer Winget
Jennifer Winget at the '11th Star Parivaar Awards 2013'.jpg
Winget at 11th Star Parivaar Awards
Born Jennifer Winget
(1985-05-30) 30 May 1985 (age 32)[1][2]
Goregaon, Mumbai , India[3]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress, television host
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Karan Singh Grover (m. 2012; div. 2014)[4]

Jennifer Winget (born 30 May 1985) is an Indian actress.[5][6] She has appeared in various Indian TV shows.[7][8][9]

Career

She started her career at the age of 12 as a child artiste in the film Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya,[10] and then appeared as a child artiste in the Indian film Kuch Naa Kaho at the age of 14.[11]

Later as an adult she went on to work in various different Indian TV shows.[11][12][13]

She won the Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Actress Critics for her role in Saraswatichandra.[14] Eastern Eye placed her at 21st position on its list of World's Sexiest Asian Women for 2012.[15] Jennifer is working in the Sony Entertainment Television romantic thriller Beyhadh.[16]

Personal life

Winget is the daughter of a Punjabi mother and a Maharashtrian Christian father, and is often mistaken for a Westerner due to her unusual name.[10] Winget married Karan Singh Grover on 9 April 2012.[17][18] In November 2014, Winget stated that she and Grover had separated.[4][19]

Filmography

Films

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
1995 Akele Hum Akele Tum Young Girl
1997 Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat School Kid
2000 Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya Tanu (child) [20]
2003 Kuch Naa Kaho Pooja (child) [21]

Television

Year Title Role Ref(s)
2000-04 Shaka Laka Boom Boom Piya [22]
2001-05 Kkusum Simran [22]
2003-05 Koi Dil Mein Hai Preeti [23]
2003-08 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Sneha Bajaj [24]
2006-07 Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Natasha [25]
2006-09 Sangam Ganga Sagar Bhatia [26]
2007 Kahin To Hoga Svetlana [22]
2008-09 Karthika Karthika [27]
2009 Dekh India Dekh Host [28]
2009 Laughter Ke Phatke Host [29]
2009 Comedy Circus 3 Contestant [30]
2009 Zara Nach Ke Dikha 2 Host [31]
2009 Perfect Bride Finale Performer [32]
2009-10 Dill Mill Gayye Dr. Riddhima Gupta [33]
2011 Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout Contestant [34]
2011 Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala Host [35]
2011 Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Finale Host [36]
2012 Teri Meri Love Stories Neeti [37]
2012 Star Diwali Host [38]
2013–14 Saraswatichandra Kumud Saraswatichandra Vyas [39]
2014 Star Holi Masti Gulal Ki Host [40]
2015 Dussehra-Jeet Sachchai Ki Host [41]
2016–Present Beyhadh Maya Mehrotra [42]

Awards

Zee Gold Awards

  • Most Fit Actress in 2013[43]

Indian Television Academy Awards

Lions Gold Awards

See also

References

  1. ^ Aaqilah (30 May 2014). "Jennifer Winget's Birthday: What Is Karan Singh Grover's Surprise For Wifey? - Oneindia Entertainment". Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jennifer Winget Birthday Bumps: 10 Things to know about the Indian TV star!". India.com. 30 May 2014. Retrieved 16 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jennifer Winget gears up for cinematic debut with Kunal Kohli's 'Phir Se'". The News Reports. Retrieved 20 December 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Bajwa, Dimpal (9 December 2014). "Karan Singh Grover confirms divorce with Jennifer Winget on Twitter". Indian Express. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Jennifer Winget: I will never do 'Bigg Boss'". 
  6. ^ "Gear up for a dramatic twist in Beyhadh, watch promo of the special episode". 
  7. ^ "Mixing cultures: Jennifer Winget - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 24 August 2007. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Tiwari, Vijaya (17 October 2012). "Only Jennifer can keep me straight: KSG". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "I’m God’s favourite child: Jennifer Winget". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 8 August 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b Mehrotra, Mohini (2007-08-17). "Sarees, not mini skirts for Jennifer". The Times of India. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 
  11. ^ a b Unnithan, Chitra (2007-08-14). "'I never plan things,' Jennifer". The Times of India. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 
  12. ^ K, Prema (2007-07-23). "Star Plus to expand primetime with launch of 'Sangam'". Indian Television. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 
  13. ^ Roy, Priyanka (2007-08-20). "She spreads her wings". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Retrieved 2008-02-28. 
  14. ^ "Karan Singh Grover, Devoleena bag top honours at ITA awards". in.com. 24 October 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  15. ^ "Priyanka Chopra named world's sexiest Asian woman". Archive.mid-day.com. 6 December 2012. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  16. ^ "Watch: Kushal Tandon saves Jennifer Winget from fire on Beyhadh sets". 
  17. ^ Karan Singh Grover's link ups - Karan Singh Grover's link-ups | The Times of India
  18. ^ Maheshwari, Neha (22 April 2012). "I've no strategies to keep Karan tied down: Jennifer Winget". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  19. ^ "Jennifer admits her marriage to Karan Singh Grover is over". Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  20. ^ "Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya(2000)". Bollywood Hungama. 
  21. ^ "Phir Se(2015)". Bollywood Hungama. 
    "Kunal Kohli to make his Bollywood debut with Jennifer Winget in 'Phir Se!'". The Times Of India. 2014-10-13. 
  22. ^ a b c "Jennifer wants to experiment". The Times Of India. 2008-06-30. 
  23. ^ "Sony to debut Balaji's next 'Kkoi Dil Mein Hai'". MUMBAI: Indian Television Dot Com Pvt Ltd. 29 November 2003. Archived from the original on 18 October 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  24. ^ "‘My man should be like Richard Gere’". The Times Of India. 2007-08-10. 
  25. ^ "Jennifer Winget to romance filmmaker Kunal Kohli". The Times Of India. 2014-10-03. 
  26. ^ "Sangam hoga ki nahi?". Hindustan Times. 9 June 2008. Archived from the original on 1 January 2015. 
  27. ^ "Balaji ready with 9 new shows across channels". Indiantelivision.org. 13 August 2004. Archived from the original on 1 January 2015. 
  28. ^ "Jennifer replaces Shweta on Dekh India Dekh". oneindia.in. 10 July 2009. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  29. ^ "It’s not funny, ‘Laughter Ke Phatke’ going off air?". msn.com. 13 January 2010. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  30. ^ "Comedy Circus returns with 'Teen Ka Tadka'". indiatimes.com. 22 October 2009. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  31. ^ Dubey, Rachana (8 May 2010). "Entry, exit!". hindustantimes.com. Archived from the original on 19 March 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  32. ^ "Perfect Bride Rumpa weds Hitesh on TV". The Times Of India. 2014-12-09. 
  33. ^ "Telly heartthrobs’ soapy ride to success". The Times Of India. 2014-09-27. 
  34. ^ "Anchor effect". hindustantimes.com. 21 June 2009. Archived from the original on 19 March 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  35. ^ "There is no question of being overshadowed by the stars in Comedy ka maha muqabla : Jennifer Winget". yahoo.com. 23 March 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  36. ^ "Jennifer Winget Sunil Grover Genelia Saroj Khan On Shooting Sets Of Dance Reality Show Nachle Ve At RK Studios In Mumbai 2". rediff.com. 22 December 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  37. ^ "Jennifer Winget returns acting with a telefilm". Hindustan Times. 24 August 2014. Archived from the original on 14 December 2014. 
  38. ^ "Celebrity galore on Star Plus' 'Star Diwali'". The Times Of India. 29 October 2012. 
  39. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (25 February 2013). "Saraswatichandra: A lavish love story". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  40. ^ "TV celebs celebrate waterless Holi". indiatimes.com. 2014-03-12. 
  41. ^ "Rithvik, Jennifer to co-host 'Dussehra - Jeet Sachchai Kee'". Retrieved 15 March 2016. 
  42. ^ "'Behad' is a good change for me:Jennifer Winget". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  43. ^ "Photos: 2013 Boroplus Gold Awards Winners List!". Oneindia.in. 
  44. ^ "Indian Television Academy Awards". weebly.com. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  45. ^ ""23rd SOL LIONS GOLD AWARDS Winner List"". 

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