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Adaa Khan is an Indian television actress and model.[2][3][4][5] She is recognized for her roles in the shows Behenein as Aakashi, Amrit Manthan as Rajkumari Amrit[6][7], Piya Basanti Re as Piya and Naagin as Shesha.[8][9][10] She was a contestant on Dance Ki Takkar in 2013. Khan is currently known for her role as Kajal in Colors TV's Dil Diyan Gallan.

Personal Life

Adaa Khan was born on 12 May 1986 and raised in the city of dreams Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. Her whole family belongs to the same city and this lead to her easy access into the television industry as everything is based out of here. Adaa Khan parents always stood by their daughter like a thick rock in the times of misfortune. Khan finished her Graduation in English literature. She also got a Masters degree in Sociology. After completing her studies, she then concentrated on her passion which is acting.[11]

Adaa lost her mother Parvin Khan in March 2013 due to cancer.[12][13]

Early life and career

File:Adaa Khan at Holi Invasion party.jpg

Adaa Khan was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 12 May 1989.[15] Khan started her career as a model.[16] Then she did several advertisements.[17][18][19] She made her acting debut with Sony India's TV show Palampur Express.[20]

In 2010, Khan played the supporting role of Aakashi in Behenein on Star Plus.[21][22] In 2012, Khan was seen as the herioc Rajkumari Amrit Kaur in Life OK's show Amrit Manthan.[23][24]

She has also done episodic roles in Yeh Hai Aashiqui,[25][26] Crime Patrol, Code Red and Savdhaan India @ 11.[27] She was also part of the reality show Welcome 2 – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki.[28] She also was a contestant on Dance Ki Takkar Season 1 from December 2013 to January 2014 surviving for 5 weeks until she got voted out.

In 2014, she played the title role of Piya in Piya Basanti Re on Sony Pal.In November 2015, Khan played the lead role of Naagin Shesha in Colors TV's show Naagin produced by Balaji Telefilms.The show received high TRP and ended in June 2016.The show also returned for a second season in October 2016 and Khan was again casted as the main antagonist in the show,the season ended in June 2017. She played a cameo role of Ragini in Star Plus' Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu. She also did Comedy Nights Bachao on Colors TV. She played for the team Jaipur Raj Joshiley in Box Cricket League (2016).

Television

Daily Soaps

Daily Soap Appearances
Year Name Role Channel Notes
2009 Palampur Express Anita Kulkarni Sony TV [29]
2010-11 Behenein Aakashi Shyamad Das Star Plus [30]
2011-12 Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Alia Star Plus
2012-13 Amrit Manthan Rajkumari Amrit Tej Malik Life OK [31]
2013 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Subbalaxmi Bindaas [32]
2013 Savdhaan India @ 11 Pooja Saxena Life OK [33]
2013 Crime Patrol Nusrat Kazmi Sony TV
2014 Behna...Ek Safar Ki Khushiyon Aur Pyaar Manpreet Star Plus
2014 Piya Basanti Re Piya Kabir Shah Sony Pal [34]
2015 Code Red Zarina/Aafreen Murtaza Colors TV
2015–17 Naagin (Seasons: 1&2) Shesha (Naagin)/Ruchika(Human) Colors TV [35]
2016 Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu Ragini/Negative Naagin Star Plus
2017 Pyaar Aur Rang Sajnewali Hai Aalika Sheikh Life OK
2017 Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil Aahana Star Plus [36]
2017 Sapnon Ki Pyaar Aur Mohabbat Hai Meena Gautam Thakur/Mira Thakur Star Plus
2017 Mohe Rang De...Har Ek Pyaar Mein Naina Aditya Raichand Star Plus
2017 Parvati Ki Pyaare Kahaani Neha Sony TV
2018 Chandrakanta — Ek Mayavi Prem Gaatha Rani Pashaani Colors TV
2018-present Dil Diyan Gallan Kajal Singh Colors TV
Reality Appearances
Year Name Role Channel Notes
2013 Dance Ki Takkar 1 Contestant Star Plus
2014 Welcome 2 – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki Herself Life OK
2014-15 Box Cricket League - Season 1 Herself Sony TV
2015 The Great Indian Family Drama Host SAB TV
2015-17 Comedy Nights Bachao Herself Colors TV
2015 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded - Season 8 Herself Colors TV
2015 Bigg Boss 9 Guest Colors TV [37]
2016 Box Cricket League 2 Herself Sony TV [38]
2016 Comedy Classes Herself Life OK
2016 Comedy Nights Live Guest, Itee, various roles Colors TV [39]
2016 Bigg Boss 10 Herself/guest Colors TV [40]
2017 Showbiz with Vahbiz Herself Along with Shashank Vyas IndianWikiMedia
2018 India's Next Superstars Guest Contestant Star Plus
2018 Juzzbaatt - Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak Guest Zee TV
2018 The Karan Chaggar Show - Season 3 Guest Colors TV
Special Appearances
Year Name Role Channel Notes
2013 Jiya Ki Shadi Hai Amrit Life OK
2015 Comedy Nights with Kapil Guest Colors TV [41]
2015 Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi Herself Colors TV [42]
2015 Chand Toh Aii Hai Roshni...Ek Baar Phir Herself Life OK
2016 Yeh Vaada Raha Herself for dance performance Zee TV [43]
2017 Waaris Herself (Dance Performance with Ravi Dubey for Holi Special &TV [44]
2018 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Herself (Dance Performance) for Valentines Special Star Plus [45]

Awards

Year Award Category Role Show Result
2011 Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Behen Akashi Behenein Nominated
2013 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role (Jury) Amrit Amrit Manthan Won
Best Actress in a Negative Role (popular) Nominated[46]
2016 Lions Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Sesha Naagin Won
Zee Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Won
Best Actress in a Negative Role (Popular) Nominated
India News Awards Fittest Star of The Year Won
2017 Indian Kalakar Awards Best Actress in Negative Role Won

See also

References

  1. Mulla, Zainab (14 May 2016). Hotness Alert! Naagin actresses Mouni Roy chilling on the beaches of Goa, Adaa Khan celebrates birthday in Srinagar. Retrieved on 1 June 2016.
  2. Uniyal, Parmita (12 May 2016). Birthday special: Five reasons we love Adaa Khan aka Sesha of Naagin. India Today. Retrieved on 6 August 2016.
  3. Chatterjee, Swasti (20 August 2012). Shopping before Eid is an addiction for Adaa Khan. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  4. Chatterjee, Swasti (3 September 2013). Books are Adaa Khan’s latest obsession. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  5. Maheshwri, Neha (14 December 2014). Why Adaa Khan is very emotional about this tattoo. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  6. "Adaa Khan". The Times of India. http://photogallery.indiatimes.com/tv/stars/adaa-khan/articleshow/20632530.cms. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 
  7. Playing Naagin is challenging for Adaa Khan. Mid Day (30 October 2015). Retrieved on 5 July 2016.
  8. Playing Naagin is challenging for Adaa Khan. The Indian Express (25 December 2015). Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  9. Tiwari, Vijaya (9 July 2012). Adaa Khan misses Dimple!. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  10. Bhopatkar, Tejashree (25 June 2013). Ankita Sharma and Adaa Khan at logger heads!. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
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  12. Maheshwri, Neha (14 December 2014). Why Adaa Khan is very emotional about this tattoo. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  13. Agarwal, Stuti (10 May 2013). Adaa Khan misses mom at success bash. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  14. Cricket reality show players rock their Holi bash.
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  16. Jambhekar, Shruti (17 April 2013). After every three months I get a new ‘reel’ look: Adaa Khan. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  17. Adaa Khan shoots for jewellery designer Nidhi Jain. The Times of India (11 February 2014). Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  18. Mulchandani, Amrita (3 June 2012). TV shows are getting bolder: Adaa Khan. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  19. Adaa Khan shoots for jewellery designer Nidhi Jain. Zee News (10 February 2014). Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  20. Not full of ego in real life, says TV actress Adaa Khan. NDTV Movies (30 July 2012). Archived from the original on 7 October 2013. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  21. Behenein brings more spice with IPL!. One India (25 March 2010). Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  22. Mulchandani, Amrita (21 April 2012). No Bollywood for me, can’t handle stardom: Adaa Khan. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  23. Chatterjee, Swasti (13 August 2012). Adaa Khan wants to do Bollywood item numbers. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  24. Agarwal, Stuti (25 February 2013). Adaa Khan inspired by Rekha. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  25. Maheshwri, Neha (28 August 2013). Adaa Khan to play a rape victim. The Times of India. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  26. Yeh Hai Aashiqui: Adaa Khan plays a rape survivor. IBN Live (14 September 2013). Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  27. Kulkarni, Onkar (13 September 2013). Adaa Khan opts for episodics. The Indian Express. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  28. Aashka, Adaa, JD, Nandish to spice up Welcome!. The Times of India (3 April 2014). Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
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  31. "The wait for Amrit Manthan has been worth it," says Adaa Khan. Retrieved on 18 March 2012.
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  34. Adaa Khan to play a maid in Piya Basanti Re. Retrieved on 17 September 2014.
  35. Adaa Khan in Naagin 2. timesofindia.com. Retrieved on 8 August 2016.
  36. Adaa Khan Joins Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil. timesofindia.com. Retrieved on 2 February 2017.
  37. Bigg Boss 9: Gutthi, Siddharth Shukla and Adaa Khan to ring in New Year with the housemates!. DNA.com. Retrieved on 31 December 2015.
  38. 200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin. The Times of India. Retrieved on 4 March 2016.
  39. Goswami, Parismita (22 February 2016). Comedy Nights Live: Lead actors from 'Naagin,' 'Chakravartin Ashok Samrat' and others to make an appearance. International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved on 2016-03-01.
  40. Here's why Adaa Khan doesn't want to be a part of Bigg Boss. Retrieved on 18 December 2016.
  41. Mouni-Arjun on Comedy Nights With Kapil!. Retrieved on 28 October 2015.
  42. Colors' Meri Aashiqui... to have an integration episode with Naagin. tellychakkar. Retrieved on 23 October 2015.
  43. Adaa Khan in Zee TV's Yeh Vaada Raha. tellychakkar.com. Retrieved on 9 May 2016.
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  45. GOOD NEWS ! Naagin actress Adaa Khan to ENTER STAR Plus' 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' (16 February 2018).
  46. The Twelfth Indian Telly Awards - Nominate your Favourites. Indiantelevision.com. Archived from the original on 16 October 2013. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.

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