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Priya Jhangiani Singh is an Indian actress.[1] She portrayed the negative role of Sulekha in the show Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani.[2][3] She later played Roshni in Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu.[4] She was a contestant in Bigg Boss 10 but got evicted in 3rd week.[5] She made her debut in Bollywood with the film Mahiya in 2016 which became a great success at the box office.

Personal Life

Priya married boyfriend Karamjeet Singh in June 2015.[6]

Life and Career

Early Life and debut (2009-2012)

Priya is born from Jalandar from Punjab, and was brought up living with her family. Her sister, Bharti is also an actresss who works in television and his brother Karan is a model turn TV actor who works for the show Behna which he plays the parallel lead role as Ravi.

Jhangiani schooled and graduated in Bombay High School. She then went to college and completed a dancing course along with acting.

Priya started off her career as a model before going to acting. She then debuted with the show Pihu Ki Parivaar Aur Sasural on Star Plus in 2013. Priya bagged her second show Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani as Sulekha in a negative role, she got many good response and so many awards her character.[7]

Dance Ki Takkar and success (2013-2015)

Jhangiani participated in show Dance Ki Takkar as a wild card entrant. She got eliminated 2 weeks after along with Diandra Soares in 2014.[8]

In November 2014, Jhangiani replaced Nigaar Khan as the main vamp Roshni Varun Singh in popular show Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu. She later quit the show where the makers decided to kill her character off in February 2015.[9]

Bollywood debut and Bigg Boss (2016-present)

Jhangiani made her film debut with Mahiya which released in February 2016 opposite Khalid Qureshi and Gautam Gulati.[10] The film was a super hit at the box office. She became a contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. She later became one of the contestants in the tenth season of the Indian reality version of Big Brother, Bigg Boss which aired in September 2016.[11][12] Priya later quit the game in the 3rd week due to her pregnancy. During her present inside the house, she got many negative feedback from her co-housemates and audience which made big headlines. In December 2016.

Jhangiani made her comeback to television with Star Plus popular show Rishta - Ek Vishwaas playing the role of Radhika in a cameo appearance.[13][14] She later pl;ayed the role of Deepika in Zee TV's show Mere Sajna. She was seen in Karan Johar's upcoming film Badrinath Ki Dulhania which stars Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. In 2017, Priya participated in Nach Baliye along with her husband Karamjeet Singh. Later she entered stunt show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi as wild card.

She recently bagged award for Best Debut Actress in Bollywood for her performance in the film Mahiya at Iifa Awards 2017.[15]

Controversy

On 14th August 2016, Priya met with an accident whilst going to the Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa house for rehearsals. She got arrested as the other driver passed away. Few hours after, her husband Karamjeet had bailed her out. She said in an interview saying "I was going to Jhalak rehearsals and then I had a big accident and I did not know what happend and was very scared".

Television

Year Show Role Channel Ref(s)
2013 Pihu Ki Parivaar Aur Sasural Rucha Star Plus [16]
2013-14 Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Sulekha Shekhar Jha [16]
2013-14 Dance Ki Takkar 1 Herself/Contestant [17]
2014-15 Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu Roshni Varun Singh [18]
2015 Bigg Boss 9 Herself Colors TV
2016 Behna...Ek Safar Ki Khushiyon Aur Pyaar Herself Star Plus
2016 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Herself/Contestant Colors TV [19]
2016 Bigg Boss 10 Herself/Contestant Colors TV [20]
2016 Mohe Rang De...Har Ek Pyaar Mein Herself Zee TV
2016-17 Meri Sajna Dipika Zee TV
2016 Rishta — Ek Vishwaas Radhika Singh Star Plus

[21]
2017 Koffee With Karan Season 5 Herself Star Plus [22]
2017 Chhote Miyan Season 2 Herself Colors TV [23]
2017 Naagin Herself [24]
2017 Sasural Simar Ka Herself [25]
2017 Nach Baliye 9 Herself/Contestant Star Plus
2017 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 Herself/Contestant Colors TV
2018 Dance Deewane Herself/Guest Colors TV
2018 Bigg Boss 12 Herself/Guest Colors TV

Films

Key
Denotes films that are in production
Year Film Role Notes
2016 Mahiya Paridhi Released on 14 February 2016
2017 Badrinath Ki Dulhania Preetika (Cameo) Post-production
2018 Pammi Aur Jatti Parminder Post-production
2018 Lipstick Ki Pyaari Kahaani Filming

Awards

Year Award Category Role Show Result Source
2013 Sahib Chaggar Awards Best Actress in a negative role Sulekha Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Won [26][27]
2014 Favourite Actress in a negative role Roshni Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu
2016

References

  1. I am very happy to get this much love from fans says Priya. India Today. Retrieved on 6 June 2013.
  2. Priya's journey comes to an end on Star Plus' Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani jusdt before the end. India Today. Retrieved on 25 July 2014.
  3. Star Plus' Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani to go off air. India Today. Retrieved on 12 June 2014.
  4. I have chosen to quit Ghar Aii because I think its time for a break says 'Roshni' Priya. India Today. Retrieved on 25 February 2015.
  5. Bigg Boss was a nightmare says evicted Priya Jhangiani. India Today. Retrieved on 25 February 2015.
  6. Priya Jhangiani & Karamjeet Singh tie the knot. India Today. Retrieved on 15 June 2015.
  7. People are loving my character says Priya Jhangiani. India Today. Retrieved on 25 June 2013.
  8. Priya Jhangiani gets eliminated from Dance Ki Takkar!. India Today. Retrieved on 10 February 2014.
  9. I will make Roshni even more stronger: Priya Retrieved on 10 December 2014.
  10. Priya Jhangiani makes a debut in Bollywood. India Today. Retrieved on 10 January 2016.
  11. Priya Jhangiani to enter the Bigg Boss house. India Today. Retrieved on 14 September 2015.
  12. Priya Jhangiani walks out from the Bigg Boss house. India Today. Retrieved on 10 October 2016.
  13. India Forums. Bigg Boss contestant Priya Jhangiani back on TV; to enter Rishta - Ek Vishwaas. Star Plus. Retrieved on 21 December 2016.
  14. India Forums. Very happy to do Rishta - Ek Vishwaas. Star Plus. Retrieved on 27 December 2016.
  15. India Forums. Former Bigg Boss contestant Priya Jhangiani wins Iifa Awards!. Retrieved on 14 July 2017.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Priya Jhangiani info. The Times of India. Retrieved on 4 March 2016.
  17. Kavita Kaushik and Priya Jhangiani in Dance Ki Takkar. The Times of India. Retrieved on 4 March 2016.
  18. Priya Jhangiani replaces Nigaar Khan as Roshni in Ghar Aii. India Today. Retrieved on 10 February 2014.
  19. Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 promo: Esha Kansara and Priya Jhangiani made the show even hotter. The Times of India. Retrieved on 12 July 2016.
  20. I was cornered on Bigg Boss just because of my baby says evicted Bigg Boss 10 contestant Priya Jhangiani. India Today. Retrieved on 6 October 2016.
  21. India Forums. Priya JHangiani back on TV! Yaay. Star Plus. Retrieved on 17 December 2016.
  22. India Forums. Priya JHangiani Varun-Alia rocks Koffee with Karan. Star Plus. Retrieved on 17 February 2017.
  23. Chhote Miyan: The next guest celebrity is.... india.com. Retrieved on 14 February 2017.
  24. Priya Jhangiani does a special appearance in Sasural Simar Ka and Naagin. The Times of India. Retrieved on 4 March 2017.
  25. Priya Jhangiani does a special appearance in Sasural Simar Ka and Naagin. The Times of India. Retrieved on 4 March 2017.
  26. Zee Rishtey Awards 2012 winners & 20 years of Zee TV celebrations
  27. Sahib Chaggar Awards Winners| CareerMasti

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