|Born||15 December 1982|
|Other names||The Kaanta Laga Girl|
|Alma mater||Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai|
Harmeet Singh (Meet Bros)
(m. 2004; div. 2009)
Shefali Jariwala (born 15 December 1982), better known as the Kaanta Laga Girl, is an Indian actress and model who has appeared in several Hindi music videos, reality shows and a Kannada film. She became noted when she appeared in the famous music video Kaanta Laga and played Bijli in the film Mujhse Shaadi Karogi with Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan. Later, she participated in the dance reality shows Nach Baliye 5 and Nach Baliye 7 along with Parag Tyagi. In 2018, she played the female lead in ALT Balaji's web series Baby Come Naa opposite Shreyas Talpade. In 2019, she participated in the controversial reality show Bigg Boss 13.
Shefali Jariwala was married to musician Harmeet Singh from Meet Brothers in 2004. The couple divorced in 2009 where Shefali pressed charges against Harmeet. Later, she married actor Parag Tyagi in 2015. Shefali Jariwala is a graduate with degree in Computer Applications.
Shefali became famous for appearing in a song in the 2002 video album Kaanta Laga. Due to the popularity of the song, she became known as The Thong Girl. After Kaanta Laga she appeared few other music albums. She also had a presence in the movie Mujhse Shaadi Karogi.
|2008||Boogie Woogie||Contestant (Evicted in 5th week)|
|2012 - 2013||Nach Baliye 5||Contestant (Semifinalist)|
|2015–2016||Nach Baliye 7||Contestant (Semifinalist)|
|2019–2020||Bigg Boss 13||Entered on Day 35 & Evicted on Day 119)|
|2004||Mujhse Shaadi Karogi||Bijli||Hindi|
Music and Music Videos
|2002||DJ Doll - Kaanta Laga Remix||Kaanta Laga||DJ Doll|
|2004||Sweet Honey Mix||Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar Remix||Smita|
|DJ Doll and The Return Of The Kaanta Mix Vol.2||Kaanta Laga||DJ Doll|
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