Shraddha Arya (born 17 August 1987) is an Indian actress who has appeared in television shows like Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki, Tumhari Paakhi and Dream Girl. She has also done films such as Paathshaala and Nishabd and been a part of major ad campaigns with brands like TVS Scooty, Pears and Johnson & Johnson. Since 2017, she has been portraying the role of Dr. Preeta Arora in Zee TV’s Kundali Bhagya. In 2019, she was seen in Nach baliye 9 with Alam Makkar.
Arya was born on 17 Aug 1987 in New Delhi, India. She holds a degree in Economics from University of Mumbai. In 2005, she moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in the glam field.
In 2015, Arya got engaged to an NRI named Jayant but the duo called off their engagement due to compatibility issues.
She revealed her relationship with Alam Makkar when the couple decided to participate in dance reality show Nach Baliye in 2019.
Arya started her career with Zee TV’s talent hunt show India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj. she became the first runner-up.
She made her acting debut in 2006 with the Tamil movie Kalvanin Kadhali opposite actor-director S. J. Surya. After that, she ventured into Bollywood with Ram Gopal Varma’s Nishabd. She also appeared in the Shahid Kapoor-starrer Paathshaala. She simultaneously ventured into the Telugu industry and did substantial roles in films like Godava, opposite Vaibhav Reddy, Kothi Muka and Romeo. She also performed in Tamil cinema in Kalvanin Kadhali. She has also done two Kannada movies and a Malayalam movie.
In 2011, Arya made her television debut with the Indian soap opera Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki. Her breakthrough performance came in the role of Paakhi in Life OK’s Tumhari Pakhi. She further rose to prominence with the role of Ayesha in Dream Girl – Ek Ladki Deewani Si.
She won many awards for her performances in Dream Girl and Tumari Pakhi, including Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role for Dream Girl, Best Jodi Award at the Zee Gold Awards, Hero of the Month Award by Life OK, and the Women Achievers Award in 2016.
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In 2016, Shraddha Arya hosted a comedy show called Mazaak Mazaak Mein, produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor.
She is currently appearing in Zee TV’s Kundali Bhagya, a spinoff of Kumkum Bhagya. She plays Dr. Preeta Arora, a physiotherapist. Her performance won her many awards and nominations including Kalakar Award for Best Actress and Best Actress Popular at Gold Awards. Arya has also won Favourite Popular Character Female twice in a row at the Zee Rishtey Awards.
|Real Name||Shraddha Arya|
|Date of Birth||17 August 1987|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|School||Hans Raj Model School, New Delhi|
|College||• Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, New Delhi • University of Mumbai, Mumbai|
|Education||Master of Arts (M.A.) in Economics|
|Debut||Film (Tamil): Kalvanin Kadhali (2006)|
|Height (approx.)||5' 6"|
|Weight (approx.)||54 Kg|
|Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Movie||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)|
|Singers/Song||'Killing Me Softly' by Roberta Flack|
|Hobbies||Photography, Reading Books, Cooking|