Sriti Jha as Pragya of Kumkum Bhagya is making quite some noise with her acting and performance. However, this actress who gained a mainstream role and popularity now has many TV serials to her credit. Let’s have a look at both her personal as well as professional life…
Born in Bihar, Sriti Jha did her Schooling from Kolkata and Kathmandu
Although her native place is Darbhanga, Sriti Jha was born on February 26, 1986 in Begusarai district of Bihar. Soon, her family shifted to Kolkata where she did her schooling. After spending 10 years in Kolkata, the family then shifted to Kathmandu in Nepal. Sriti studied in Modern Indian School there. Soon, the family shifted to Delhi and Sriti joined Laxman Public School in Delhi. Her nickname is Jhalli.
She Joined the English Dramatics Society and Became the President of The Society
After her schooling, Sriti enrolled for an English (H) course in Sri Venkateswara College in Delhi. It was here that Sriti in 2004 joined an English dramatics society called Verbum. Sriti, who was actively seen in this society, went on to become the President of the society.
Her First Prominent Role Was in a Played Titled ‘Ritual in Blood’
While enacting in the English dramatics society, she acted in many plays. However, she got her first prominent role in a play titled ‘Ritual in Blood.’ Written by Steven Berkoff, Ritual in Blood is a play which is set in the 13th century England. Sriti enacted her role so well that she achieved the award of Best Actor, for her brilliant performance.
She auditioned for her debut serial Dhoom Machao Dhoom In Her College in Delhi
Sriti Jha has no struggle story to share. The girl had auditioned for Disney Channel’s Dhoom Machao Dhoom in her college only. When the show shifted its location from Delhi to Mumbai, Sriti Jha moved to Mumbai and this is how her career started. In Dhoom Machao Dhoom she played the role of a superstitious and shy Malini Sharma.
She Has Played Many Versatile Roles throughout Her Career So Far
After Dhoom Machao Dhoom, she got the role of Sunaina in 9X’s Jiya Jale. Although the serial didn’t run for long, Sriti started getting offers. Next, she signed a serial called Angad. However, it could never see the light of the day. This is the period when she got the role of Sudha in Imagine TV’s Jyoti where she played the leading lady’s sister, with a split personality disorder. Simultaneously, she also played the role of a princess Suhani in another fantasy show – Shaurya Aur Suhani. Yes, this brilliant actor has done two serials together! Next, Sriti joined Rakt Sambhand where she played the role of a blind girl later also seen as the tapori Vrinda.
Then followed the serial which changed her life forever – Yes, Life Ok’s Dil Se Di Dua… Saubhagyavati Bhava? where she played the main lead who was a victim of Domestic Violence opposite Karanveer Vohra. Next, she was seen in Colors long running show Balika Vadhu where she played the role of the illiterate Ganga. And then …finally came a Balaji tele serial in her kitty titled Kumkum Bhagya which made her a popular household name.
Sriti Is Also a Dancer
Not many know this fact, but Sriti Jha is a good dancer as well. In fact, during her school days, she was famous more for her dancing skills than acting skills. While, we have not seen much of her dancing, we hope she soon participates in reality dancing show like Jhalak Dikh La Ja and Nach Baliye…
Vikrant Massey and Sriti Jha – A Rumored Love Story
There is a story that Sriti Jha and Vikrant Massey her co-star in her first TV serial Dhoom Machao Dhoom were seeing each other. However, it was only a rumour. The two were only good friends. Vikrant Massey was seen in Bollywood Film Lootera along with Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha as Ranveer’s friend.
Some of Her Favorites Here:
Her Favorites Movies – Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool and All Satyajit Ray & Charlie Chaplin Films
Her Favorite Actress – Waheeda Rehman
Her Favorite Hobby is Reading
Some Of Her Rare Pics
Watch Her Playing Music in Dhoom Machao Dhoom