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Surveen Chawla
Surveen Chawla snapped attending the Lakme Fashion Week 2018 (02) (cropped).jpg
Chawla at Lakme Fashion Week 2018
Born 1 August[1]
Chandigarh, India
Residence Mumbai, India
Nationality  Indian
Education Chandigarh College for Women, Chandigarh
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2003 – present
Height 1.6 m (5 ft 3 in)

Surveen Chawla is an Indian film actress and dancer. She started her career with television soap operas in the earlier days and ended up in appearing in the films. She is known for her roles in movies and serials like Hate Story 2 (2014), Ugly (2013), Parched (2015) and 24 (2016) etc. along with many others films. In 2018, she was seen in web series Haq Se.


Television debut

Chawla made her television debut as Charu in the Indian serial Kahin To Hoga. She also appeared in the reality dance show Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena in 2008, where she paired up with Indian cricketer S. Sreesanth.[2] Before this, she appeared in the television serial Kasautii Zindagi Kay in 2004. In 2006, she played the lead protagonist in the TV serial Kaajjal, till 2007. She hosted the television show Comedy Circus Ke SuperStars.[3][4] Then she made her film debut with Kannada film Paramesha Panwala. In 2011, she appeared in the Punjabi film Dharti which was released in April 2011. Thereafter she has appeared in the Punjabi films Taur Mittran Di, Saadi Love Story, Singh vs Kaur, Lucky Di Unlucky Story and Disco Singh (2014). She did her first item number "Dhoka Dhoka" in Sajid Khan's Himmatwala.[5] In 2013, she appeared in Tamil film Moondru Per Moondru Kadhal and also appeared in Puthiya Thiruppangal. She then appeared in Anurag Kashyap's thriller Ugly.


 Jay and Surveen poses for the camera
Chawla with her co-star Jay Bhanushali during the promotions of Hate Story 2 in 2014

In October 2014, Chawla appeared in the hit Punjabi song 'Mitran De Boot' along with Jazzy B.[6] In 2014, she also played in Vishal Pandya's erotic revenge thriller Hate Story 2, a sequel to Hate Story (2012) where she portrayed the role of Sonika Prasad, a girl who takes the revenge with those peoples who abused her physically and mentally, as well as who murdered her boyfriend Akshay Bedi (played by Jay Bhanushali), the film was her first women centric film and was successful critically and commercially.[7] Then she appeared in song "Sawan Aaya Hai" opposite Rajneesh Duggal in film Creature 3D. Her latest Tamil film was Jaihind 2. She appeared in a song "Tuti Bole Wedding Di" in Hindi film Welcome Back and in a Punjabi film Hero Naam Yaad Rakhi opposite Jimmy Shergill.[8][9] She also played the role of Bijli in Parched (2015). In 2016, Surveen appeared and participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa but later got voted out in a double elimination along with Arjun Bijlani.[10]


In 2018, Chawla made her debut in digital space with ALT Balaji's web series Haq Se opposite Rajeev Khandelwal. Set in the turbulent terrorist infested Kashmir, the story revolves around the Mirza sisters. Surveen plays Mehr Mirza, the eldest of the four sisters in the series.[11]



Films that are in production Denotes the films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Language Notes
2008 Paramesha Panwala Shruti Kannada
2009 Raju Maharaju Sneha Telugu
2011 Dharti Bani Punjabi
2011 Hum Tum Shabana Shabana Hindi
2011 Taur Mittran Di Keerat Punjabi
2013 Saadi Love Story Preeti Punjabi
2013 Singh vs Kaur Jasneet Kaur Punjabi
2013 Himmatwala Herself Hindi Special appearance in song "Dhoka Dhoka"
2013 Lucky Di Unlucky Story Seerat Punjabi
2013 Moondru Per Moondru Kadhal Divya Tamil
2013 Puthiya Thiruppangal Anupama Tamil
2013 Ugly Rakhi Malhotra Hindi
2014 Disco Singh Sweety Punjabi
2014 Hate Story 2 Sonika Prasad Hindi
2014 Creature 3D Herself Hindi Special appearance in song "Sawan Aaya Hai"
2014 Jai Hind 2 Nandhini Tamil
2015 Hero 'Naam Yaad Rakhi' Hina Kaur Punjabi
2015 Welcome Back Herself Hindi Special appearance in song "Tutti Bole Marriage Di"[12]
2015 Parched Bijli Hindi
2017 Chhuri Hindi Short film


Year Serial(s) Role Channel(s) Notes
2003–2007 Kahin To Hoga Charu Sinha / Charu Sujal Tushar Garewal Star Plus
2005–2006 Kasautii Zindagi Kay Kasak Bajaj
2006–2007 Kaajjal Kaajjal Behl / Kaajjal Dev Pratab Singh Sony Entertainment Television
2008 Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena Herself Colors TV
2010 Comedy Circus Ke Superstars Host Sony Entertainment Television
2016 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Contestant Colors TV
24 Maya season 2
2018 Teen Pehliiyan[13] Mamta Star Plus Story "Copy"
Sacred Games Jojo Mascarenas Netflix[14] Web television series

Web series

Year Series(s) Role Platform(s)
2018 Haq Se Dr. Meher Mirza ALT Balaji

Awards and nominations

Year Show/Film Award Category Result Notes Source
2005 Kahiin to Hoga Star Parivaar Awards STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Yogya Bahu Won [15]
2011 Dharti PTC Punjabi Film Awards Dove Best Debut Female Won [16]
2015 Disco Singh PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best actress Won
2016 Parched 6th Festival 2 Valencinnes France Best actress Won shared with Radhika Apte, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Lehar Khan [17]
Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (Grand Jury Prize) Won [18]
2017 Parched Star Screen Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated [19]


  1. ^ @SurveenChawla (16 July 2016). "Surveen on Twitter" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 
  2. ^ "Colors launches 'Ek Khiladi Ek Hasina'". Business Standard. 21 September 2008. 
  3. ^ I always look out for beauty and benefit in a role: Surveen Chawla
  4. ^ Comfortable in my skin, not showing it off: Surveen Chawla
  5. ^ "Item number in Himmatwala". 
  6. ^ "Mitran De Boot is a Jazzy B, Dr Zeus and Kaur B hit ft. Surveen Chawla". Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  7. ^ Jay and Suvreen’s scuba diving experience
  8. ^ Surveen Chawla to do item number in Welcome Back
  9. ^ "Surveen Chawla in Hero Naam Yaad Rakhi". 
  10. ^ "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9: Arjun Bijlani & Surveen Chawla both eliminated! Nora Fatehi enters Top 5 finalists!". Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  11. ^ "Haq Se first impression: Performances hold the fort in this riveting drama". The Indian Express. 2018-02-02. Retrieved 2018-03-02. 
  12. ^ "Surveen replaces Sara Loren as an item girl in Welcome Back". 
  13. ^ "All you want to know about Sujoy Ghosh's upcoming TV project Teen Pehliyan". Retrieved April 19, 2018. 
  14. ^ "Actress Surveen Chawla hates airport style and here's why". 2018-02-02. Retrieved 2018-05-08. 
  15. ^ "Winners of Star Parivaar Awards 2005". 
  16. ^ "PTC Punjabi Film Awards". Cine Retrieved 2013-08-30. 
  17. ^ "Festival2valenciennes". Retrieved 2016-03-26. 
  18. ^ "2016 Indian Film Festival Of Los Angeles Announces Award Winners". Retrieved 2016-04-11. 
  19. ^

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