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Who is Sriti Jha?
Sriti Jha is an Indian Television actress and model. She is best known for playing the role of Jhanvi in the TV serials ‘Dil Se Di Dua… Saubhagyavati Bhava’ and Kundali Bhagya (translated to English version in Zee World as “Twist of Fate”) released 2014 where she was cast as Pragya.
Sriti Jha was born on 26 January 1986 in Begusarai, to a middle-class Hindu Brahmin family of Begusarai, Bihar, India. Nicknames as Jalli or Titu, Sriti was fond of acting since childhood.
The attractive and gorgeous actress who loves reading, travelling and dancing practices Hinduism. She made her debut in acting when she featured in a TV show, Dhoom Machaao Dhoom in 2007.
Sriti who is a fine Poet in 2004, joined the English dramatics society called the Verbum in Delhi during her college days and thereafter, became the president of that society.
Early Life, and Education
Jha was born on 26 February 1986 in Begusarai, Bihar, India. She went to live with her family in Kolkata, where they stayed for 10 years, then moved to Kathmandu, Nepal. She has an elder sister, Meenakshi and a brother named Shashank Jha who she is very close to.
They then moved to New Delhi, where she continued her studies at Modern Indian School, Kathmandu and Laxman Public School. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in English at Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi.
While in the college, Sriti took the lead role in a verbum play ritual in blood and received the best actor award in University of Delhi dramatics circuit for her commendable performance.
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Sriti made her first on-screen debut as an actress when she was featured in the TV daily soap “Dhoom Machale Dhoom” in which she acted the role of Malini Sharma. After playing the Malini Sharma role she did numerous roles as well as shows like “Jiya Jale”, “ Shaurya Aur Suhani”, “Jyoti “, “Rakt Sambandh” etc.
The breakthrough in her acting career surfaced when she played the role of Jhanvi in “Dil Se Di Dua” and “Saubhagyavati Bhava” opposite Karanvir Bohra. She really captivated the heart of viewers of which her role was highly praised by the audience. The show was aired between 2011 to 2013.
By this time, she had earned lots of recognition among Indian viewers. This massive recognition got her the role of Pragya Arora in Ekta Kapoor’s daily soap “Kumkum Bhagya” in 2014. This particular TV serial made Sriti a household name.
The Pragya role she played was really loved by the audience. This in turn made her to win numerous awards in different categories and made it one of the most highly-rated shows on Indian Television.
Sriti Jha is also a professional dancer having taken part in a few popular dance reality shows like “Nachle Ve” with Saroj Khan and Nach Baliye 7. She also did a small in Colours channel serial “Balika Vadhu” for a while.
TV shows she has featured in include:
Year Title Role
2007-08 Dhoom Machaao Dhoom Malini Sharma
2007 Jiya Jale Sunaina Kotak
2009 Shaurya Aur Suhani Suhani
2009 Jyoti Sudha
2010 Rakt Sambandh Sandhya
2011-13 Dil Se Di Dua… Saubhagyavati Bhava? Jhanvi/ Siya
2013 Balika Vadhu Ganga
2014-Present Kumkum Bhagya Pragya
2017-Present Kundali Bhagya Pragya
- 2015 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role
- 2015 Indian Telly Awards Best Jodi
- 2016 Gold Awards Face of the Year
- 2018 Gold Awards Best Actress in Lead Role
- 2019 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Drama)
Apart from being an award-winning actress, Sriti is also a critically acclaimed poet. In January 2021, Sriti Jha recited a poem “Confessions of An Asexual Romantic” which spread a misconception about her being an asexual which is not true.
At a time, Sriti was in a relationship with Harsha Chopra, but unfortunately, they break up within a year. After that, she is rumoured to be dating one of the most popular actors, Kunal Karan Kapoor. Sriti has come out to say that she is not dating Kunai but they are very good friends.
|Real Name:||Sriti Jha|
|Date of Birth:||February 26, 1986|
|Place of Birth:||Begusarai, Bihar, India|
|Net Worth||$4 million|