Kratika Sengar Dheer
Kratika Sengar in 2016
Sengar's television debut came in 2007 with StarPlus's family drama Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Saanchi/Sugandi. In the same year, she bagged the parallel lead role of Prerna Gill in StarPlus's programme Kasautii Zindagii Kay. In 2010, she gained popularity in the lead role in Zee TV's historical drama Jhansi Ki Rani with her portrayal of Rani Lakshmi Bai. In 2012, she was seen in the lead role of Aarti in Zee TV's romantic programme Punar Vivaah. Afterwards, she performed the lead roles of Payal in Zee TV's Service Wali Bahu and Tanu/Tanuja/Kritika in Colors TV's programme Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki. In 2016, she played the role of Rani Ahankara in “Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat
Kratika Sengar was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She went to Methodist High School, Kanpur, and then moved to Delhi and graduated in Mass Communication from Amity University, Noida. Then she moved to Mumbai to further her career. Before becoming an actor, she worked in an ad agency in Mumbai and for Hungama TV.
Kratika Sengar started her acting career in the popular long-running drama series Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi in 2007, playing the small role of Saanchi. She then bagged another Balaji Telefilms show Kya Dill Mein Hai playing the main negative lead as Naina in 2008. Later, she had a small guest appearance in Sony TV's comedy show Bura Na Mano Holi Hai. She also appeared in the reality show Lux Kaun Jeetega Bollywood ka Ticket.
In 2009, Sengar got her first main lead role with Zee TV's show Jhansi Ki Rani and played Rani Laxmibai. The show aired its last in June 2011. She did a small cameo appearance in Balaji's show Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and played Simran. In 2010 she also appeared in an episodic appearance in Aahat.
In 2012, Kratika made her comeback to television with Zee TV's show Punar Vivah opposite Gurmeet Choudhary and portrayed Aarti Yash Scindia. The show became popular due to the two popular actors. The show aired its last on 17 May 2013. While playing Aarti, she made an appearance on Qubool Hai to promote her show. In January 2014, she made a special appearance in Star Plus' show Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera. Later in the year, she entered Life OK's show Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev starring Mohit Raina and Mouni Roy and played Manasa before the show went off air.
In 2015, Kratika bagged Zee TV's next Service Wali Bahu and played the lead role Payal. In 2016, Kratika made her comeback with Ekta Kapoor's show Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki opposite Sharad Malhotra which used to air on Colors. Her character was first killed off and got replaced by Shivani Tomar. Due to fans willing to get her back, Sengar came back as Tanuja in September 2016. The show went off air on July 27, 2018.
|2008||Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi||Sanchi/ Sugandi|
|2007–2008||Kasautii Zindagii Kay||Prerna Gill|
|2008||Kya Dill Mein Hai||Naina|
|2008||Bura Na Mano Holi Hai||Herself||Guest Appearance|
|2008||Lux Kaun Jeetega Bollywood ka Ticket||Contestant|
|2009||Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil||Simran||Cameo|
|2010–2011||Jhansi Ki Rani||Rani Manikarnika Tambe|
|2012–2013||Punar Vivah||Aarti Yash Scindia||Main Character|
|2014||Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera||N/A||Episodic Role|
|2014||Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev||Manasa|
|2015||Service Wali Bahu||Payal Rai|
|2016||Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat||Rani Ahankara|
|2016– 18||Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki||Tanushree Khurana/Tanushree Rishi singh Bedi/ Tanuja Sikand/ Tanuja Rishi singh Bedi /Kritika Kohli|
|2010||Zee Rishtey Awards||Favourite Beti||Jhansi Ki Rani||Won|
|2011||BIG Television Awards||Veer Character Female||Won|
|2012||Gold Awards||Best Jodi
(With Gurmeet Chaudhary)
|Best Actress (Popular)||Nominated|
|Zee Rishtey Awards||Popular Face (Female)||Won|
(With Gurmeet Chaudhary)
|Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actress (Popular)||Nominated|
|BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Television Actor – Female||Nominated|
|SAIFTA Award||Best Actor - Female||Punar vivaah||Won|
|2016||Gold Awards||Best Refresh Jodi||Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki||Won|
|Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actress-Drama (Jury)||Nominated|
|2017||Kalakar Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|Gold Awards||Best Actor in Lead Role - Female (Critics)||Nominated|
|Best Actor in Lead Role - Female (Popular)||Nominated|
|Best Onscreen Jodi (Popular)||Nominated|
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