Palak Jain

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Palak Jain
Palak Jain The Buddy Project.jpg
Palak Jain at the launch of The Buddy Project
Born (1994-04-01) 1 April 1994 (age 24)
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Nationality Indian
Other names Panchi , Sunaina , Janvi
Occupation Model, Actor,
Years active 2003–present

Palak Jain (pronounced [paːlaːkː dʒʱeːn]; born 1 April 1994) is an Indian television actress known for roles in television programmes such as Sunaina- Mera Sapna Sach Hua and Veer Shivaji. Since July 2012 she has been portraying the role of Panchi Rastogi in Channel V India's The Buddy Project, opposite her co-star Kunal Jaisingh.[1] She was also a part of the Sony TV serial Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar in 2015, followed by Ek Duje Ke Vaaste in 2016. She also played role of Jhanvi in the serial Laado 2. But now her Character is dead in the show.

Personal life[edit]

Jain was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and received her schooling at St. Joseph School.


Jain started acting and modelling at the age of 6, participating in numerous commercials. She was also an uncredited cast member of a few films as a child artist.

Jain made her television debut in the Pogo TV drama Sunaina- Mera Sapna Sach Hua, as the protagonist Sunaina Mathur, a teenage girl whose dreams literally come true.[2] She then went on to play Saibai in the historical series, Veer Shivaji opposite her co-star, Paras Arora.[3][4] This was followed by a cameo as Shreya in Crime Patrol.[5]

Jain's next major television role was as Panchi Rastogi, the female protagonist of The Buddy Project.[6] The Buddy Project aired for 17 seasons, with the last episode airing on 24 April 2014.


Year Show Role Channel
2003 Kaahin Kissii Roz Aditi Sikand Star Plus
2003 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Young Shobha
2005-2010 M.A.D. (Indian TV Series) Herself Pogo
2008 Sunaina Sunaina Mathur
2010 Do Hanson Ka Jodaa Sajni NDTV Imagine
2011–2012 Veer Shivaji Rani Saibai Colors TV
2012 Crime Patrol Shreya Sony Entertainment Television
2012 Savdhaan India Diya Life OK
2012–2014 The Buddy Project Panchi Rastogi Channel V India
2014–2015 Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar Suhani Khanna Sony Entertainment Television
2016 Ek Duje Ke Vaaste Young Suman
2017 Laado 2 Jhanvi Sangwan Colors TV
2018 Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain Nikki Mehra ALT Balaji
2018 Laal Ishq Jhanvi &TV


Year Film Notes
2003 Tehzeeb Supporting Role
2005 Paheli Supporting Role
2005 Barsaat Young Kajal (Priyanka Chopra )
2006 Kachchi Sadak Supporting Role
2006 Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi Supporting Role


  1. ^ "Love and romance to bloom in Channel V's The Buddy Project". Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  2. ^ Sunaina Archived 2012-11-01 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Vijaya Tiwari, TNN Jun 11, 2012, 03.53PM IST (2012-06-11). "Palak Jain in 'The Buddy Project' on Channel V - Times Of India". Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  4. ^ "Paras Arora starrer Colors Veer Shivaji awarded by Jijao Puraskar". Retrieved 3 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Crime Patrol's next episode to focus on Ansh Agarwal murder case". Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  6. ^ "The Buddy Project on Channel V is all about youth trying to identify themselves". Retrieved 2012-10-28. 

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