Ankita Singh (born 12 November 1988)[1] is an Indian television actress. She is known for her role as Shruti in Kya Yeh Pyaar Hai. She was participating in the popular controversial reality show Bigg Boss in 2017.[2]

Early Life & Career

Singh was born of 12 November 1988 in Mumbai to Rajinder Singh, an former film actor and Anjali Singh, a housewife. She started her career as a model for many designers like Manish Malhotra. Ankita then was discovered by Karan Johar and got a chance to work in his film Student of the Year released in October 2012.[3]

In May 2012, Ankita made her television debut with playing the lead as Shruti in Karan Chaggar's popular running show Kya Yeh Pyaar Hai opposite Akash Dahiya.[4][5]

In April 2015, Ankita participated in the popular dance couple reality show Nach Baliye in its seventh season along with Karan Dahiya.

In 1 October 2017, Ankita has entered the Bigg Boss 11 house along with Karan Dahiya as a celebrity contestant.[6] She survived for 10 weeks until she got evicted on Day 70.

She was seen participating in Star Plus's Dance Ki Takkar. Currently she is playing the lead as Karishma in Ekta Kapoor's Ishq Mein Kya Kahenge opposite Arjun Malhotra which airs on Zee TV.

Personal Life

Singh married actor and long time boyfriend Karan Dahiya in January 2017.


Year Shows Role Notes
2012 Student of the Year Aarti Cameo


Year Shows Channel Character
2012-2017 Kya Yeh Pyaar Hai Life OK Shruti Aditya Malhotra
2018-present Ishq Mein Kya Kahenge Zee TV Karishma Sharma

Reality Shows

Year Shows Channel Notes
2015 Nach Baliye 7 Star Plus Contestant/1st runner up[7]
2017 Bigg Boss 11 Colors TV Contestant[8]
Entertainment Ki Raat Guest
2018 Dance Ki Takkar 7 Star Plus Contestant


  1. Birthday treat: Here are some unseen pictures of TV diva Ankita Singh. Retrieved on 25 November 2014.
  2. Bigg Boss 11: TV couple Ankita Singh and Karan Dahiya confirmed?. Retrieved on 12 October 2017.
  3. Television came to me unexpectedly. Retrieved on 25 November 2013.
  4. Life OK lauches new fiction Kya Yeh Pyaar Hai. Retrieved on 2 June 2012.
  5. I will miss every thing on Kya Yeh Pyaar Hai: Ankita Singh. Retrieved on 2 May 2017.
  6. Wont create controversies inside the house says Bigg Boss 11 contestant Ankita Singh. Retrieved on 30 September 2017.
  7. Nach Baliye 7: Karan Dahiya and Ankita Singh in the show (en) (5 April 2017). Retrieved on 28 April 2015.
  8. BIGG BOSS 11: Full LIST of CONFIRMED contestants of Bigg Boss 11. ABP Live (September 29, 2017).
Nach Baliye
Bigg Boss 11