Sriti Jha

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Sriti Jha
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Sriti at Zee Rishtey Awards 2018
Born (1986-02-26) 26 February 1986 (age 33)
EducationBachelor of Arts in English
Alma materSri Venkateshwara College,New Delhi
Years active2007–present

Sriti Jha (born 26 February 1986)[2] is an Indian television actress who appears in Indian soap operas.[1] She rose to prominence with her roles in the shows Jiya Jale, Jyoti, Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava?, Balika Vadhu and Kumkum Bhagya. She won the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role for portraying Pragya in Zee TV's Kumkum Bhagya.

Early life[edit]

Jha was born on 26 February 1986[2] in Begusarai, Bihar, India. She went to live with her family in Kolkata, where they stayed for 10 years, then moved to Kathmandu. Then they moved to New Delhi, where she continued her studies in Laxman Public School.[3] She completed her bachelor of arts in English from Sri Venkateshwara College, New Delhi


Jha made her debut in 2007 playing Malini Sharma in Disney India's teen drama Dhoom Machaao Dhoom.[4] She went on to be a part of Jiya Jale where she played Sunaina Kotak. Jha has also participated in the dance show Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan.In 2009 she played Suhani in Star Plus's Shaurya Aur Suhani.She rose to prominence with Jyoti on NDTV Imagine playing Sudha Sharma, a split personality patient. In 2011, she played Jhanvi, a victim of domestic violence in Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava?.[3] She played a blind girl in Rakt Sambandh. She played Ganga in Balika Vadhu.

Since 2014, Jha has been portraying Pragya Mehra in Ekta Kapoor's Kumkum Bhagya opposite Shabir Ahluwalia. Her portrayal won her the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role.


Year Show Role Channel
2007–2008 Dhoom Machaao Dhoom Malini Sharma Disney India
2007 Jiya Jale Sunaina Kotak 9X Media
2008 Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Herself NDTV Imagine
2009 Shaurya Aur Suhani Suhani Star Plus
Jyoti Sudha/Devika NDTV Imagine
2010 Meethi Choori No 1 Participant NDTV Imagine
Rakt Sambandh Sandhya NDTV Imagine
2011–2013 Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava Jhanvi/Sia Life OK
2013 Balika Vadhu Ganga Colors TV
2014–present Kumkum Bhagya Pragya Mehra Zee TV
2015 Nach Baliye 7 Guest Star Plus
Bad Company Zing
2016 Naagin 2 Narrator for first episode Colors TV
2017–2018 Kundali Bhagya Pragya Mehra Zee TV
2018 Kumkum Bhagya - Sawan Mahotsav Pragya Mehra Zee TV

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2015 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress In Lead Role Kumkum Bhagya Won [5]
Best Jodi

(With Shabbir Ahluwalia)

2016 Gold Awards Face of the Year Won
2018 Best Actress in Lead Role Won [6]
Best Onscreen Jodi

(With Shabbir Ahluwalia)

Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Jury) Won
2019 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress In Lead Role Female (Popular) Won
Best Jodi

(With Shabbir Ahluwalia)


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Didn't leave Saubhagyavati Bhava for Balika Vadhu: Sriti Jha". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Kumkum Bhagya's Sriti Jha turns 31; here are 6 times the actress looked completely different from her onscreen image". Times of India. 27 February 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Kumkum Bhagya: 8 Lesser known facts about actress Sriti Jha aka Pragya". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "I have no time for love: Sriti Jha". India Times. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Kumkum Bhagya star Sriti won the lead actress award". Indian Express. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  6. ^ Sriti Jha, Shabbir Ahluwalia wins Best Actor trophies at 11th Gold Awards, 2018

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