Nia Sharma

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Nia Sharma
Nia Sharma at Tellychakkar's bash.jpg
Sharma in 2016
Born
Neha Sharma

(1990-09-17) 17 September 1990 (age 30)[1][2]
Delhi, India
OccupationActress, Model
Years active2010-present

Neha Sharma, (born 17 September 1990), known by her stage name Nia Sharma, is an Hindi actress who acts in Indian television industry.[3] She debuted in television with a supporting role on Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha in 2010.[4] This was followed by another supporting role in the multi starrer Behenein in 2011.[5]

Sharma's career took a turning point later that year, when she bagged the parallel lead role of Manvi Chaudhary in Star Plus's Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (2011–13).[6] She established herself as a leading and successful actress with her portrayal of Roshni Patel in Zee TV's Jamai Raja (2014–16), Aarohi Kashyap in Colors TV's thriller Ishq Mein Marjawan (2018–19) and Naagin Brinda in Colors TV's supernatural revenge series Naagin: Bhagya Ka Zehreela Khel (2019–20).[7] Additionally she was a contestant on the reality stunt based show Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 in 2017 and entered digital world the same year with Vikram Bhatt's web series Twisted.[8] She was most recently seen in the second season of her web series Jamai 2.0, which released digitally on ZEE5 in March 2021.[9]

Early life[edit]

Sharma, who was born as Neha Sharma, is the youngest child of her family and did a degree in mass communication from Jagannath Institute of management sciences, Rohini, New Delhi.[10]

Career[edit]

Debut and first break (2010–13)[edit]

Sharma commenced her acting journey into television in 2010 with Star Plus's Kaali - Ek Agnipariksha, that featured her as Anu.[11] She then played Nisha Mehta in the channel's multi starrer Behenein.[12]

She had her first break in television when she signed the parallel main role of Manvi Chaudhary alongside Krystle D'Souza, Karan Tacker and Kushal Tandon in Star Plus's Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai which ran successfully for 2 years, from 2011 to 2013.[13]

Establishment as a leading actress (2013–present)[edit]

Sharma's first leading role was as Roshni Patel opposite Ravi Dubey in Zee TV's Jamai Raja produced by Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, which she did from 2014 to 2016.[14] In 2017, she entered digital world with Vikram Bhatt's web series Twisted, an erotic thriller also featuring Rrahul Sudhir and Namit Khanna.[15]

In July 2017, she joined as a participating contestant in the eighth season of Colors TV's popular stunt based reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi hosted by Rohit Shetty.[16] She was eliminated from the show three times, before entering again.[17] During its grand finale in September 2017, she finished up as a finalist.[18]

Sharma next reprised her character in the second and third season of Twisted[19] In July 2018 she was roped in to essay the role of Aarohi Kashyap and Anjali Sharma opposite Arjun Bijlani in Colors TV's suspense thriller Ishq Mein Marjawan which ended eleven months later, in June 2019, followed by her appearance as Roshni opposite Dubey in the web series Jamai 2.0.[20]

At the end of 2019, she was confirmed to be the part of lead cast in Naagin: Bhagya Ka Zehreela Khel, the fourth season of Colors TV's highly successful and hyped supernatural revenge franchise Naagin produced by Ekta Kapoor, in which she portrayed a shape shifting serpent Brinda opposite Vijayendra Kumeria until the show went off air in August 2020.[21] Sharma's acting performances in Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai, Jamai Raja, Ishq Mein Marjawan and Naagin: Bhagya Ka Zehreela Khel established her as a leading actress of Indian television industry.[22]

Right after the end of Naagin: Bhagya Ka Zehreela Khel, she took part in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi – Made in India and emerged as the winner.[23] Sharma will next reunite with Dubey for the second season of Jamai 2.0, that will stream digitally on ZEE5.

In the media[edit]

Sharma was ranked No. 3 in 2016 and No. 2 in 2017 in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by British-based Eastern Eye newspaper.[24][25]

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Ref(s)
2010–2011 Kaali - Ek Agnipariksha Anu [26]
2011 Behenein Nisha Mehta [26]
The Player Cameo
2011–2013 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Manvi Chaudhary / Manvi Virat Singh Vadhera [27]
2011 Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Manvi (Guest)
2012 Nayi Soch Ki Talaash Aamir Ke Saath
2012–2013 Starlite
2012 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
2013 Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara
2014–2016 Jamai Raja Roshni Patel / Roshni Siddharth Khurrana / Ragini Desai [28]
2014 Pavitra Rishta Roshni (Guest)
Qubool Hai [29]
Box Cricket League 1 Contestant
2015 Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah
2016 Comedy Nights Bachao Contestant
Tashan-e-Ishq Roshni (Guest)
2017 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 Contestant
Rasoi Ki Jung Mummyon Ke Sung [30]
Bhaag Bakool Bhaag Herself (Guest) [31]
2017–2018 Meri Durga Palasha Trivedi
2018 Aap Ke Aa Jane Se Herself (Guest)
2018–2019 Ishq Mein Marjawan Aarohi Prithviraj Kashyap / Aarohi Deep Raj Singh / Anjali Sharma [32]
2018 Udaan Sapnon Ki Aarohi (Guest)
Internet Wala Love
Ace of Space 1 Herself (Guest)
Naagin 3 Aarohi (Guest)
2019 Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki
2019–2020 Naagin: Bhagya Ka Zehreela Khel (Naagin 4) Brinda Keshav Goradia / Brinda Dev Parikh [33]
2020 Naagin 5 Brinda (Guest)
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 To promote Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi – Made in India
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi – Made in India (special and limited edition only 10 episode ) Winner
Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin Prerna [34]

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Ref.
2017–2018 Twisted Aliyah Mukerjee JioCinema [35]
2019 Jamai 2.0 Roshni / Arohi ZEE5 [36]
2021 Jamai 2.0 Season 2 Roshni Zee5

Awards[edit]

Nominated[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Inside Nia Sharma's 'Unplanned' Birthday Celebrations". NDTV.com. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  3. ^ "These pictures prove that birthday girl Nia Sharma is truly one of the sexiest women in the world". The Indian Express. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Inside Nia Sharma's 'Unplanned' Birthday Celebrations". NDTV.com. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Onscreen bahu Nia Sharma flaunts her toned figure in a Victoria Secret bikini".
  6. ^ "Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai". The Indian Express. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  7. ^ Audiologist trains TV show actor by Serena Menon, Hindustan Times. 2012-01-25.
  8. ^ Olivera, Roshni (4 August 2014). "Bahus offer tips to the latest Jamai on ZeeTV". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Jamai Raja completes 100 episodes!". The Times of India. 19 December 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  10. ^ "Nia Sharma – The Barbie doll of silver screen!". Archived from the original on 31 October 2018. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  11. ^ a b "12th ITA Awards: Nia Sharma Awarded *The New Dhadkan of Young India*". Tellyexpress.com. Retrieved 6 November 2012.
  12. ^ "Nia Sharma bids farewell to Jamai Raja; posts pic". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  13. ^ Olivera, Roshni (4 August 2014). "Bahus offer tips to the latest jamai on TV". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  14. ^ "Jamai Raja completes 100 episodes". The Times of India. 19 December 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  15. ^ "SEE PICS Nia Sharma Looks HOT in First Teaser Her Latest Web Series Twisted". 3 March 2016.
  16. ^ "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 final contestants list: Nia Sharma, Manveer Gurjar, Hina Khan to fight their fears this season". Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  17. ^ "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 6 August 2017 Review: Nia Sharma Gets Eliminated From Rohit Shetty's Show". 7 August 2017.
  18. ^ "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 finale week: Nia Sharma becomes the first finalist on the show". 18 September 2017.
  19. ^ "Nia Sharma To Star in the Sequel of Vikram Bhatts Web Series Twisted via indiacom". 20 November 2017.
  20. ^ "Nia Sharma in 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'". Retrieved 29 March 2017.
  21. ^ "Nia Sharma to Star in Naagin 4, But Won't be a Shapeshifting Snake Woman Herself". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  22. ^ "Nia Sharma gets candid about Naagin 4; Reveals she is NOT the naagin". PINKVILLA. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  23. ^ "Television star Nia Sharma has won Khatron Ke Khiladi - Made in India". Hindustan Times. 30 August 2020. Retrieved 31 August 2020.
  24. ^ "Deepika Padukone dethrones Priyanka Chopra, becomes sexiest Asian woman". The Indian Express. 8 December 2016.
  25. ^ "I'm loving the attention I have got after ranking 3rd on sexiest Asian women's list: Nia Sharma – Times of India".
  26. ^ a b "Nia Sharma – The Barbie doll of silver screen!". Archived from the original on 31 October 2018.
  27. ^ "Krystle and Nia Sharma to play leads in Cinevistaas' next". Metro Masti. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
  28. ^ "Nia Sharma back to act opposite Ravi Dubey". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  29. ^ "'Rangat-E-Eid' in 'Qubool Hai'". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  30. ^ "Nia Sharma's secret is finally out, find out what line of work she wanted to be in". 11 December 2017.
  31. ^ Team, Tellychakkar. "Integration: Nia Sharma to challenge Bakool in Bhaag Bakool Bhaag". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  32. ^ "Jamai Raja star Nia Sharma to play the lead in this romantic thriller?". India Today.
  33. ^ "Nia Sharma to Star in Naagin 4, But Won't be a Shapeshifting Snake Woman Herself". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  34. ^ "'Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin' serial cast and the characters they will be playing; Read". Republic World. 18 September 2020. Retrieved 18 September 2020.
  35. ^ "Twisted 2: This is when Nia Sharma's new web series will start streaming". India Today. 20 March 2018. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  36. ^ "Jamai 2.0 Teaser Out, Ravi Dubey & Nia Sharma Back with an Edgier Sequel". News 18. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 28 September 2019.
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  38. ^ "Nia Sharma, Deepika Singh, Viraf Patel look at the nominees for twelfth Indian Telly Awards!". Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  39. ^ "The 14th Indian Television Academy Awards 2014". indiantelevisionacademy.com. Archived from the original on 7 November 2014.
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