Krystle D'Souza

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Krystle D'Souza
Krystle D'Souza graces the SVA collection launch (04) (cropped).jpg
D'Souza in 2018
Born (1990-03-01) 1 March 1990 (age 28)[1]
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India[2]
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Other names Jeevika, Sakshi, Raina & Rupa
Occupation Television actress
Years active 2007 – present
Known for Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai & Belan Wali Bahu
  • Merwyn D’Souza (father)
  • Slyvia D’Souza (mother)
Relatives Keith D'Souza (brother)

Krystle D'Souza is an Indian television actress.[3] She portrayed the lead role of Jeevika Vadhera in the show Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (2011). Later she played Sakshi in Ek Nayi Pehchaan (2013).[4][5] She also played the lead role as Raina in the Zee TV show Brahmarakshas (2016) and as Roopa in the popular comedy show Belan Wali Bahu (2018).

D'Souza was ranked No. 19 in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by Eastern Eye in 2013.[6] She considers herself deeply religious.[7] She became the first Indian television actress to introduce her own app on 20 April 2017.[8]


Krystle D'Souza started her acting career with the Balaji Telefilms show Kahe Naa Kahe in 2007 in which she played the role of Kinjal.[2] She appeared in another Balaji show Kya Dill Mein Hai (2007) and played Tamanna - the sister to the male lead. In 2008, D'Souza appeared in two shows on Star Plus; Kasturi as Navneet and Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil in which she played Veera. She left the show in 2009.[9]

In 2010, D'Souza appeared in Sony TV's Baat Hamari Pakki Hai which stars Ankita Sharma and Barun Sobti. She played the role of Shravan's girlfriend Tara. She also had a cameo appearance in Sony TV's Aahat and played Yamini in that same year.

In 2011, she appeared on the popular show Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai as the main lead, Jeevika Viren Vadhera, opposite Karan Tacker. The show went off the air on 13 September 2013. In December 2013, she was signed on to Sony TV's Ekk Nayi Pehchaan, playing the main lead role as Sakshi opposite Karan Sharma. The show went off the air in September 2014.[2]

In 2016, she returned to television playing the main lead in Ekta Kapoor's Brahmarakshas which aired on Zee TV.[10][11] She was seen opposite Aham Sharma. The show went off air in February 2017. In January 2018, she played the role of Roopa in Colors TV's show Belan Wali Bahu. She was listed among the Top 20 Most Desirable Women on Indian Television in 2018.[12]


Daily Soap Appearances
Year Name Role Channel Ref(s)
2007–08 Kahe Naa Kahe Kinjal 9X [9]
Kya Dill Mein Hai Tamanna Punj (Tanu) [9]
2008 Kasturi Navneet Chawla Star Plus [9]
2008–09 Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Veera Nihaal Maan Star Plus [9]
2008–09 Baat Hamari Pakki Hai Tara Sony Entertainment Television [13]
2010 Aahat Yamini [9]
2011–13 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Jeevika Vadhera Star Plus [14]
2013–14 Ekk Nayi Pehchaan Sakshi Sony TV [15]
2016–17 Brahmarakshas - Jaag Utha Shaitaan Raina Zee TV [10]
2018 Belan Wali Bahu Roopa Colors TV [16]
Reality Appearances
Year Name Role Channel Ref(s)
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Herself/Guest Colors TV [17]
Box Cricket League Herself/Contestant Sony TV [18]
2017 The Voice India 2 Herself/Guest &TV
2018 Bigg Boss 11 Herself/Guest Colors TV [19]

Other work[edit]

D'Souza in 2011

Theatre work & event appearances[edit]

She was attending college and participated in theatre performances and therefore, this led to her getting cast as the lead role.[20] In February 2017, she appeared in Lakme Fashion Week.[21]

She also appeared in Colors TV's Mirchi Top 20 opposite Karan Tacker in 2015, 2016 & 2017.

EscapeX launch app[edit]

In April 2017, Krystle had launched her own app where she collaborated with New York based tech firm EscapeX in Mumbai. Inside the app, her fans and followers can interact with her and can meet and greet her. She said, “It’s a really nice feeling to have your own app. Going digital is so much fun and it’s a trending phenomena in India. Through this app, I will be sharing my latest pictures, videos and my personal and professional daily updates and will also do live chat with my fan once in a while”. She then added, “This app will have my exclusive content which my followers will not be able to get on any other social media platform. I am also going to have meet and greet session with my followers through various contest through this app”.[22]

Special appearances[edit]

Year Name Role Channel
2011 Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Jeevika/Guest Star Plus
2011 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
2012 Diya Aur Baati Hum
2013 Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara
2014 Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Herself Sony TV
2015 Sarojini - Ek Nayi Pehal Dance Performance with Karan Tacker[23] Zee TV
2016 Kumkum Bhagya Herself/Guest[24]
2018 Dil Se Dil Tak Itergration with her show Belan Wali Bahu[25] Colors TV
2018 Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki Rupa/Guest[26]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Krystal at Zee Rishte Awards 2016
Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2012 Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Behen Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Won[27]
Favourite Bhabhi Nominated[28]
Favourite Patni
Favourite Naya Sadasya (Female)
Zee Gold Awards Most Fit Actor (Female) Won[29]
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress- Drama (Jury) Nominated[30]
Saas Bahu Aur Saazish Awards Favourite Jodi Won
2013 Kalakar Awards Favourite Jodi Won
2014 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in Lead Role Ekk Nayi Pehchaan Nominated
Zee Gold Awards Most Fit Actor (Female) N/A Nominated
2015 Indian Television Academy Awards Most Stylish Actress N/A Won
2018 Zee Gold Awards Style Diva N/A Nominated
Most Fit Actor (Female) N/A Nominated
Best Actor in a Comic Role (Female) Belan Wali Bahu Won



  1. ^ "Happy Birthday Krystle D'Souza". ABP News. 1 March 2016. Retrieved 15 July 2016 – via Youtube. 
  2. ^ a b c Sundar, Mrinalini (21 February 2014). "TV actress Krystle D'Souza on her new show". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "A free Sunday for Krystle D'souza". Times of India. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (28 July 2014). "Ekk Nayi Pahchaan to end in September?". Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Ekk Nayi Pehchaan recreates Salman-Bhagyshree moment!". Times of India. 2 April 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Katrina Kaif named world's sexiest Asian woman for the fourth time". India Today. 5 December 2013. Archived from the original on 17 September 2016. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "I have a friend in Jesus: Krystle D'souza". Times of India. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "Krystle D'souza follows Salman Khan, becomes the first Indian TV actress to launch an app of her own - Watch EXCLUSIVE Interview". 
  9. ^ a b c d e f ""Ekta is very sweet person" - Krystal D'Souza". 18 May 2008. 
  10. ^ a b "Krystle D'Souza to star in Ekta Kapoor's new TV show 'Brahmarakshas'". Mid Day. 19 July 2016. 
  11. ^ "Ekta Kapoor's Brahmarakshas Promo Out: Krystal D'Souza Makes A Comeback!". Filmi Beat. 20 July 2016. 
  12. ^ "Meet The Times 20 Most Desirable Women on TV - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-08-07. 
  13. ^ "Krystle D'Souza Tipped To Enter 'Baat Hamari Pakki Hai'". 9 June 2010. 
  14. ^ "Krystle and Nia Sharma to play leads in Cinevistaas' next". Metro Masti. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  15. ^ Krystle D’Souza in ‘Ek Nayi Pehchaan’
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  17. ^ "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Teen Ka Tadka Week: Krystle, Elli, Dadi and others come". 
  18. ^ "200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  19. ^ "Mika Singh, Master Saleem and Krystle D'souza rock the stage on the grand finale of &TV's The Voice India Season 2". 10 March 2017. 
  20. ^ Super Admin (2007-11-13). ""Glamour has always been my ambitions"- Krystle D'Souza". Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  21. ^ "Karan Singh Grover, Sanjeeda Sheikh, Krystle D'souza: TV stars spotted at Lakme Fashion Week 2017!". 4 February 2017. 
  22. ^ "Krystle D'Souza joins Poonam Pandey, Disha Patani & other actresses in launching her own official mobile app". 21 April 2017. 
  23. ^ "Karan Tacker and Krystle D'Souza are back together for 'Sarojini'! (PICS)". 
  24. ^ "Krystle D'Souza to feature on Abhi-Pragya's 'Kumkum Bhagya'?". Retrieved 2 August 2016. 
  25. ^ "Dil Se Dil Tak written update, 16th March 2018: Teni takes Parth and Shorvari to her friend's party". 17 March 2018. 
  26. ^ "Mahasangam special on Colors". 20 April 2018. 
  27. ^ "Star Parivaar Awards 2012: Krystle D'Souza, Deepika Singh, Barun Sobti, Sanaya Irani, Mohammad Nazim, here are the winners! - TV - Indian TV - ibnlive". Mumbai: IBN Live. 26 Mar 2012. Retrieved 25 Apr 2012. 
  28. ^ "Star Parivaar Awards 2012". Hotstar. Retrieved 8 March 2016. 
  29. ^ "Winners & Nominees of 5th Boroplus Gold Awards, 2012". 16 July 2012. Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  30. ^ "The Indian Television Academy Awards, 2012". Archived from the original on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2016. 
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External links[edit]

Krystle D'Souza on IMDb