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Jiya Shankar Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Weight, Boyfriend & More

Jiya Shankar is a popular Indian film and television actress who has gained fame through her roles in television shows.

Jiya Shankar

She became popular after appearing in Bigg Boss OTT Season 2. Some of her popular shows include “Queens Hain Hum,” “Meri Hanikarak Biwi,” and “Pyaar Marriage Shhhh.”

Jiya Shankar Wikipedia

NameJiya Shankar
Date of Birth10 October 1995
Age28 Years
Born atMumbai, Maharashtra
Net Worth3 Crore
Youtube Channel @AnveshiJain
Father NameNA
Mother NameSurekha Gavli
ProfessionModeling, Acting

Jiya Shankar Wiki/Biography

She was born on October 10, 1995, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. At the age of 16, Jiya began auditioning for television shows and films, eventually landing cameo roles in various TV series.

Jiya Shankar biography

Her breakthrough in the film industry came with the Telugu film “Entha Andanga Unnave” in 2013, followed by appearances in Tamil and Telugu films.

Jiya’s television debut took place in 2015 with the show “Love By Chance” on MTV. She further showcased her acting in popular shows like “Gumrah” season 4, “Pyaar Marriage Shhhh,” and “Queens Hain Hum,” where she starred alongside Tanya Tandon.

Jiya Shankar in Queens Hain Hum
Jiya Shankar in Queens Hain Hum

Notable among her television roles is Dr. Ira Desai in the show “Meri Hanikarak Biwi” from 2017 to 2019.

Jiya Shankar as Dr. Ira Desai in show Meri Hanikarak Biwi
Jiya Shankar as Dr. Ira Desai in show Meri Hanikarak Biwi

She currently plays a lead role in the SAB television show “Kaatelal & Sons.”

Physical Appearance

She has a height of 5′ 3″ and weighs approximately 56 kg.

Jiya Shankar Figure

Her figure measurements are 33-28-34. Her eye color is dark brown and her hair color is dark brown.

Family, Caste & Boyfriend

She comes from Mumbai, Maharashtra. She doesn’t have a father and her mother’s name is Surekha Gavli who is a hair stylist.

Jiya Shankar with Mother
Jiya Shankar with Mother

She is currently dating her co-actor Paras Arora.

Jiya Shankar with Paras Arora
Jiya with Paras Arora


Her television career took off with “Love By Chance” in 2015, followed by appearances in shows like “Gumrah” and “Pyaar Marriage Shhhh.”

Jiya Shankar Photos

However, her breakthrough came with the 2016 serial “Queens Hain Hum,” where she portrayed Shreya Dixit Rathore.

In the film industry, she has showcased her talent through Tamil films like “Kanavu Variyam” and Telugu films like “Entha Andanga Unnave.”

She also played the lead role in the SAB television show “Kaatelal & Sons.”

She also appeared in Bigg Boss OTT Season 2 where there are link-up rumours with Fukra Insaan.


She received the Best Debut Award for her role in the serial “Queens Hai Hum.”


Favorite FoodDosa, Idli
Favorite DrinkCold Coffee
Favorite VehicleAudi Car
Favorite MoviePathan
Favorite SportsFootball, Cricket
Favorite ActorSalman Khan
Favorite ActressAnushka Shetty and Anushka Sharma
Favorite ActivityGyming, traveling
Favorite ColorBlue
Favorite DestinationDubai
Hobbies Acting

Salary & Net Worth

Her net worth is around 5 crores. She majorly earns from web series, shows, and songs.


1. In 2016, she portrayed Shreya Dixit Rathore in the TV show “Queens Hain Hum.”

2. She received the Best Debut Award for her work in the serial “Queens Hai Hum.”

3. Jiya Shankar has also worked in the Tamil film “Kanavu Variyam.”

Jiya Shankar in Shows

4. Alongside her acting career, Jiya has been active as a model, featuring in numerous television commercials.

5. She has appeared in episodic shows such as “Love By Chance,” “Gumrah Season 4,” and “Laal Ishq.”

6. She acted in the short film “Rajma,” alongside Sucheta Khanna and Zebby Singh.

7. Jiya Shankar played a lead role in the ALTBalaji and ZEE5 web series “Virgin Bhasskar 2.”

Jiya Shankar in Virgin Bhasskar 2
Jiya Shankar in Virgin Bhasskar 2

8. Recently, she has been seen as a lead actress in the SAB television show “Kaatelal & Sons.”

Jiya Shankar in Katelal and Sons
Jiya Shankar in Kaatelal & Sons


Here are some of the shows in which Jiya Shankar has been a part of:

Love By Chance (2015): Jiya made her television debut with this show on MTV. She portrayed a character in one of the episodes, showcasing her acting skills.

Gumrah Season 4: Jiya appeared in this popular crime-based show, which aired on Channel V. She played a role in one of the episodes.

Pyaar Marriage Shhhh: Jiya Shankar was seen in this show, which aired on E24. Her role added an element of entertainment to the series.

Queens Hain Hum (2016): Jiya gained significant recognition for her role in this TV serial. She portrayed the character of Shreya Dixit Rathore.

Meri Hanikarak Biwi (2017–2019): Jiya played the role of Dr. Ira Desai in this television show, which aired on &TV

Kaatelal & Sons: Recently, Jiya appeared as a lead actress in this SAB TV show. 

Bigg Boss Season OTT Season 2: She appeared with different creators like Abhishek Malhan, Elvish Yadav, Manisha Rani, etc.

You can read the detailed biography of Abhishek Malhan, biography of Elvish Yadav, and biography of Manisha Rani, etc.


Here are the movies of which Jiya Shankar has been a part:

Entha Andanga Unnave (2013): This Telugu film marked Jiya’s debut in the film industry. 

Kanavu Variyam (2017): She appeared in this Tamil film, which revolves around the theme of electricity issues in rural areas. 

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