Jiya Shankar is a popular Indian film and television actress who has gained fame through her roles in television shows.
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
|Date of Birth||10 October 1995|
|Born at||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Net Worth||3 Crore|
|Mother Name||Surekha Gavli|
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.
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.
Notable among her television roles is Dr. Ira Desai in the show “Meri Hanikarak Biwi” from 2017 to 2019.
She currently plays a lead role in the SAB television show “Kaatelal & Sons.”
She has a height of 5′ 3″ and weighs approximately 56 kg.
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.
She is currently dating her co-actor Paras Arora.
Her television career took off with “Love By Chance” in 2015, followed by appearances in shows like “Gumrah” and “Pyaar Marriage Shhhh.”
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 Food||Dosa, Idli|
|Favorite Drink||Cold Coffee|
|Favorite Vehicle||Audi Car|
|Favorite Sports||Football, Cricket|
|Favorite Actor||Salman Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Anushka Shetty and Anushka Sharma|
|Favorite Activity||Gyming, traveling|
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.”
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.”
8. Recently, she has been seen as a lead actress in the SAB television show “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.
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.