Kratika Sengar is an Indian television actress.[1] She played Rani Lakshmibai in Jhansi Ki Rani, Aarti in Punar Vivah, Pihu in Pihu Ka Rishta on Zee TV and Tanu in Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki on Colors.[2][3][4] She was a contestant in the dance show Dance Ki Takkar in 2016.

Early life

Kratika Sengar was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She went to Methodist High School, Kanpur, and then moved to Delhi and graduated in Mass Communication from Amity University, Noida.[5][6] Then she moved to Mumbai to further her career. Before becoming an actor, she worked in an ad agency in Mumbai and for Hungama TV.


Kratika Sengar started her acting career with a small role in the popular long-running drama series Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi in 2007 playing the role of Saanchi.[7] After that, she played Prerna Nihal Garewal opposite Naman Shaw in Kasautii Zindagii Kay from 2007 to 2008. In 2008, she then bagged another Balaji Telefilms show Kya Dill Mein Hai playing the main negative lead as Naina in 2008. Later, she did a small guest appearance in the Sony TV's comedy show Bura Na Mano Holi Hai. She also appeared in reality show Lux Kaun Jeetega Bollywood ka Ticket.

In 2009, Sengar got her first main lead role with Zee TV's popular show Jhansi Ki Rani and played Rani Laxmibai. The show aired its last in June 2011. She did a small cameo appearance in Balaji's popular show Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and played Simran. In 2010 she also appeared in an episodic appearance in Aahat. She then played Radha in the Star Plus popular series Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani from 2011 to 2012.

In 2012, Kratika made her comeback to television with Zee TV's popular show Punar Vivah opposite Gurmeet Choudhary and portrayed Aarti Yash Scindia. The show became really popular due to the two popular actors. The show aired its last on 17 May 2013. During playing Aarti, she made an appearance on Qubool Hai to promote her show. In January 2014, she made a special appearance in Star Plus' popular show Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera. Later in the year, she entered Life OK's popular show Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev starring Mohit Raina and Mouni Roy and played Manasa before the show went off air. She also appeared Apna Pyaar Kya Hai 2 as Rashi (Geet's cousin sister) but later left the show which had shown that her character died.

In 2015, Kratika bagged Zee TV's next Service Wali Bahu and played the lead role Payal. After she next played lead role as Pihu in the popular Zee TV show Pihu Ka Rishta - Ek Lambe Safar Ki replacing Sukirti Kandpal.[8] In 2016, Kratika made her comeback with Ekta Kapoor's popular show Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki opposite Sharad Malhotra which currently airs on Colors. Kratika was also a contestant on the Star Plus popular dance show Dance Ki Takkar in the fifth season.[9] She entered the show as a wild card entry and got selected.[10] She got eliminated in the 11th week on 14 January 2017.[11][12]

Personal life

Kratika married Nikitin Dheer in September 2014.[13]




Year Show Role Network
2007/2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Saanchi / Sugandi Star Plus 2007: Cameo, replaced by Anita Hassanandani
2008: Re-entry as a new character "Sugandi"
2007-08 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Prerna (P2) Star Plus
2008 Kya Dill Mein Hai Naina 9X
2008 Bura Na Mano Holi Hai Herself Sony TV Guest appearance
2008 Lux Kaun Jeetega Bollywood ka Ticket Herself 9X Contestant
2008 Kisne Pyaar Hogya Sarika Star Plus Cameo
2009 Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Simran Star Plus Cameo
2010 Aahat Chitra Sony TV Episodic role (Episode: Khooni Haveli I & II)
2010-11 Jhansi Ki Rani Rani Laxmibai Zee TV
2011-12 Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Radha Star Plus
2012-13 Punar Vivah Aarti Yash Scindia Zee TV
2012 Qubool Hai Aarti Yash Scindia Zee TV Special appearance promoting Punar Vivah
2012-13 Apna Pyaar Kya Hai 2 Rashi Star Plus
2013-14 Teri Meri Prem Kahaani Manju Sahib TV
2014 Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera Cameo Star Plus Episodic role

Dancer at party

2014 Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev Cameo Life Ok Episodic role

Dancer at party

2015 Service Wali Bahu Payal Zee TV
2015-16 Pihu Ka Rishta - Ek Lambe Safar Ki Pihu Zee TV
2015 Jeena Laga Hoon Pihu Zee TV
2015 Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani Herself Zee TV
2016-present Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki Tanushree Rishi Bedi/Tanu/Tanuja Sikand Colors
2016-17 Dance Ki Takkar 5 Herself Star Plus
2017 Bigg Boss 10 Herself Colors Guest


Year Award Category Show Result
2010 Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Beti Jhansi Ki Rani Won
Madhavrao Scindia Leadership Award Best Television Actress
2011 BIG Television Awards Veer Character Female
2012 5th Boroplus Gold Awards Best Celebrity Jodi
(along with Gurmeet Chaudhary)
Punar Vivah
Best Actress (Popular)
Zee Rishtey Awards Popular Face (Female)
Popular Jodi
(along with Gurmeet Chaudhary)
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Popular) Nominated
2012 BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Television Actor - Female Won
2015 Sahib Chaggar Awards Best New Fresh Face - Female Pihu Ka Rishta Nominated
Best Actress In Leading Role
Favourite Beti
Favourite Bahu
Favourite Behen
Zee Rishtey Awards Favourite Naya Sadasya - Female
2016 Indian Television Academy Awards ITA Award for Best Actress - Drama Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki Nominated


  1. Agarwal, Stuti (31 December 2013). "Kratika Sengar to do an item number!". The Times of India. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  2. "‘Arre zor se maar, darr mat'". The Times Of India. 19 March 2013. 
  3. "Kratika Sengar | Aadhi Abadi Awards".
  4. Tiwari, Vijaya (16 January 2014). "Kratika Sengar approached for Khatron Ke Khiladi". The Times Of India. 
  5. "Kratika Sengar: I didn't step out much because I found Delhi unsafe – Times of India".
  6. "Stars on s: Kratika Sengar, actor". Hindustan Times. 4 September 2012. 
  7. "Fans are very emotional people: Kratika Sengar". The Times Of India. 11 March 2012. 
  8. Jambhekar, Shruti (21 April 2014). "I will be my own Pihu says Kratika Sengar". The Times Of India. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  9. Dance Ki Takkar 5: Kratika Sengar to take part this year. Retrieved on 15 November 2016.
  10. Dance Ki Takkar 5: Kratika Sengar and Karan Dahiya to enter the wild card race!!!. Retrieved on 15 November 2016.
  11. Kratika Sengar to get eliminated this week. Retrieved on 12 January 2017.
  12. Dance Ki Takkar 5: Kratika Sengar gets a tearful exit; Karan Dahiya, Sarun Mehta say goodbye; Karan Johar hugs Kratika. Retrieved on 14 January 2017.
  13. Tiwari, Vijaya (18 March 2014). "I am blessed to have Nikitin Dheer in my life: Kratika Sengar". The Times Of India. 
  14. "Sneak peek into 'My Father Godfather': Of dreams , lies & underworld | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 20 February 2014.
  15. "A day on the sets of My Father Godfather | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 21 February 2014.

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Zee Rishtey Awards winners
Dance Ki Takkar 5
1st runners—up
2nd runners—up