Aarya in 2017
|Born||17 August 1987|
New Delhi, India
|Education||Master of Arts (M.A.) in Economics|
Shraddha Arya (born 17 August 1987) is an Indian actress who has appeared in television shows like Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki, Tumhari Paakhi and Dream Girl. She has also done films such as Paathshaala and Nishabd. She has done major ad campaigns with brands like TVS Scooty, Pears and Johnson & Johnson. Since 2017, she has portrayed the role of Dr. Preeta Arora in Zee TV's Kundali Bhagya.
She holds a degree in Economics from University of Mumbai. In 2005, she moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in the glam field.
She made her acting debut in 2006 with the Tamil movie Kalvanin Kadhali opposite actor-director S. J. Surya. After that, she ventured into Bollywood with Ram Gopal Varma's Nishabd. She also appeared in the Shahid Kapoor-starrer Paathshaala. She simultaneously ventured into the Telugu industry and did substantial roles in films like Godava, opposite Vaibhav Reddy, Kothi Muka and Romeo. She also performed in Tamil cinema in Kalvanin Kadhali. She has also done two Kannada movies and a Malayalam movie.
Breakthough and stardom
In 2011, Arya made her television debut with the Indian soap opera Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki. Her breakthrough performance came in the role of Paakhi in Life OK's Tumhari Pakhi. She further rose to prominence with the role of Ayesha in Dream Girl - Ek Ladki Deewani Si, starring with Nikita Dutta, Moshin Khan, and Sudeep Sahir.
She won many awards for her performances in Dream Girl and Tumari Pakhi, such as Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role for Dream Girl, Best Jodi Award at the Zee Gold Awards, Hero of the Month Award by Life OK, and the Women Achievers Award in 2016.
In 2016, she hosted a comedy show called Mazaak Mazaak Mein, produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor. She also made cameo appearances in Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? and Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki.
She is currently appearing in Zee TV's Kundali Bhagya, a spinoff of the popular series Kumkum Bhagya. She plays of Dr. Preeta Arora, a physiotherapist, opposite Dheeraj Dhoopar and Manit Joura. Her portrayal of Preeta won her many awards and nominations such as Favorite Popular Character at the Zee Rishtey Awards and Kalakar Award for Best Actress.
|2004||India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj||Contestant (first runner-up)||Zee TV|
|2008||Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai||Sanjana (episodic role)||STAR One|
|2011–2012||Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki||Lakshmi Arjun Agnihotri; Kaanchi Kashyap (double/lead role)||Life OK|
|2013–2014||Tumhari Paakhi||Paakhi Shekhawat/Paakhi Anshuman Rathore/Paakhi Veer Pratap Singh (lead role)|
|2015–2016||Dream Girl||Ayesha Roy/Ayesha Manav Sareen; Aarti Roy (double/lead role)|
|2016||Mazaak Mazaak Mein||Host|
|2017||Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki||Swati Bohra (cameo)||Colors TV|
|2017–present||Kundali Bhagya||Dr. Preeta Arora (lead role)||Zee TV|
|2017–2018||Kumkum Bhagya||Dr. Preeta Arora (supporting role)|
|2006||Jeena||Debojit Saha||5 January 2006|
|2011||Soniye Heeriye||Shael Oswal||15 February 2011|
|2017||Meri Jaaan||9 June 2017|
Awards and nominations
|2014||Tumhari Paakhi||Gold Awards||Best Onscreen Jodi
(with Mohammed Iqbal Khan)
|2015||Dream Girl||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in a Negative Role||Won|
|2017||Kundali Bhagya||Zee Rishtey Awards||Favorite Popular Character (Female)||Won|
|Best Jodi Award
(with Dheeraj Dhoopar)
|2018||Kalakar Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|Gold Awards||Best Actress in Lead Role (Popular)||Won|
|Zee Rishtey Awards||Favourite Popular Character (Female)||Won|||
|Social Swagger of the Year||Nominated|||
(with Dheeraj Dhoopar)
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