Shraddha Arya is an Indian actress who has appeared in television shows like Main Laxmi Tere Aangan Ki[1], Tumhari Paakhi, Dream Girl - Ek Ladki Deewani Si, Iss Jahan Mein Kis Jagaa Hain and Ram Leela – Ek Pyaare Kahaani. She iss well known for working in the Telugu language film industry. She debuted in Tamil films through the film Kalvanin Kadhali and also played in Godava[2] opposite Vaibhav Reddy. She was the female model in the Shael Oswal's album song named "Soniye Hiriye". She was a contestant on Bigg Boss 10 in 2016.[3] She is currently playing the role of Preeta in Zee TV's Kundali Bhagya.

Early life and career

Arya hails from Delhi and completed her schooling and college from there. She shifted to Mumbai in 2005 after taking part in India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj.[4] Post 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.

In 2011, she started doing television again and bagged a role in Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki. Later she played the role of Paakhi in Life OK's Tumhari Paakhi from 2013 to 2014.

She became a contestant on dance reality show Dance Ki Takkar in its first season but got eliminated in 3rd week.[5] In 2015, she was seen in Life OK's Dream Girl - Ek Ladki Deewani Si playing Ayesha Sareen - the main antagonist of the show. She won the 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.[6] In 2016, she then bagged Life OK's popular show Iss Jahan Mein Kis Jagaa Hain opposite Arjun Luthra.[7]

Bigg Boss 10

Shraddha was among the sixteen contestants in the tenth season of the reality television show Bigg Boss, which began airing in September 2016. She entered the show as a wild card entrant on Day 15 (3 October).[8] Shraddha became one of the strongest contestants on the show. Arya survived for full 14 weeks and got evicted after spending 100 days inside the show.[9]

In January 2017, Arya played the role of Leela in Sony TV's Ram Leela – Ek Pyaare Kahaani opposite Varun Khanna.[10] Later Shraddha made a small cameo in Star Plus popular show Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu as Mani.[11] She is currenlty appearing in Zee TV's Kundali Bhagya, a spinoff to the popular series Kumkum Bhagya. She is playing one of Pragya's sister, Preeta in the show.[12]


Year Film Role Language
2000 Soniye Heeriye by Shael (2000 Music Video)| "Shael's Girlfriend Punjabi
2005 Kalvanin Kadhali Tamil
2007 Nishabd Ritu Hindi
Godava Anjali Telugu
2010 Paathshaala Natasha Singh Hindi
Kothi Muka Lavanya Telugu
Romeo Telugu
Thingarodu Telugu
Vandae Maatharam Malayalam
2011 Double Decker Parvathy Kannada
Maduve Mane Suma Kannada
2012 Balaraju Aadi Bammardi Shashi Telugu

Television appearences

Fiction shows

Reality shows

Special Appearances

TV Show TV Channel Month
Jiya Ki Shadi Hai Life OK October 2012
Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? Life OK November 2012
Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu Star Plus December 2014


Year Award Category Show Result
2015 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in negative role Dream Girl — Ek Ladki Deewani Si Nominated
Sahib Chaggar Awards Most Stylish Actor female
Best Actress in negative role Won
2016 Best Actor in negative role

See also


  1. "Lots of twists ahead for Laxmi". Deccan Chronicle. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  2. "The silent achiever!". The Times of India. 19 May 2008. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  3. Bigg Boss 10: Shraddha Arya in the Bigg Boss house. The Times of India. Retrieved on 14 October 2016.
  4. India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj: Will It Work This Time?.
  5. Dance Ki Takkar 1: Tumari Pakhi fame Shraddha Arya to participate. India Today. Retrieved on 21 November 2013.
  6. Women Achievers Awards 2016: Digangana Suryavanshi & Shraddha Arya Bag Awards! (2016-03-07).
  7. "Shraddha Arya to replace Yuvika Chaudhary as new main lead". India Today. Retrieved 24 February 2016. 
  8. Bigg Boss 10 October 4 highlights: Shraddha and Deepika fight. The Times of India. Retrieved on 14 October 2016.
  9. Bigg Boss 10: Shraddha Arya gets evicted form the show. The Times of India. Retrieved on 29 December 2016.
  10. Former Bigg Boss 10 contestant bags Ram Leela. Retrieved on 7 January 2017.
  11. Shraddha Arya makes a cameo in Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu?. Retrieved on 17 March 2017.
  12. Shraddha Arya and Anjum Farikh roped in for Kundali Bhagya.
  13. Shraddha Arya to participate in a dance show!. India Today. Retrieved on 21 November 2013.
  14. Dance Ki Takkar: Shraddha Arya gets eliminated. India Today. Retrieved on 29 December 2013.
  15. Mazaak Mazaak Mein: Shraddha Arya in, Karishma Kotak out. Retrieved on 11 August 2016.
  16. I wasnt fake on Bigg Boss: Shraddha Arya. The Times of India. Retrieved on 29 December 2016.
 3. "Dream Girl" Mid Day Posted 08-Apr-2015

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