Asha Negi

Asha Negi (born (1989-08-23)23 August 1989) is an Indian television actress.[4] She is recognised for her roles in the shows Pavitra Rishta as Poorvi,[5] Ek Mutthi Aasmaan as Kalpana, Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan as Koyal. She won the Indian dance reality show Nach Baliye 6 along with her partner Rithvik Dhanjani in 2014.[6]

Asha Negi
Negi in 2017.
Born (1989-08-23) 23 August 1989[1]
ResidenceMumbai, India[2]
Years active2009–present
Partner(s)Rithvik Dhanjani (2013–present)[3]

Early life

Negi was born and raised in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. In 2009, she was crowned Miss Uttarakhand 2009. She eventually moved to Mumbai to pursue an acting career.[2]



Negi started her career as a model in 2009 after she won the title of Miss Uttarkhand 2009 during her college days.[7] She appeared in various advertisements for companies and did many photo shoots. Later she auditioned for her first TV show in 2010 with the Star Plus popular show Sapnon Se Bhare Naina playing the role as Madhura.[8] In 2011, Negi appeared on the Balaji Telefilms series Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, where she played the negative role Apeksha Malhotra.[9] She has acknowledged the show as a great experience and has cited lead actress Sakshi Tanwar as her inspiration.[10]

Breakthrough (2011–2014)

Her first main role was in 2011 when she was roped in to be a part in Zee TV's Pavitra Rishta, as the intelligent, beautiful and determined Purvi Desmukh, the adopted daughter of Archana Deskmukh (Ankita Lokhande).[11] She has won the stellar performer of the year in Gold Awards and was awarded the popular favourite Jodi at Zee Rishtey awards with Rithvik. Negi has also won the Fresh Face Female at Indian Telly Awards.

In November 2013, Negi participated in the popular dance couple reality show Nach Baliye 6 along with her partner Rithvik Dhanjani. They both were one of the entertaining contestants. In February 2014, they both became the winner of the dance show.[12][13]

In August 2014, Negi entered the Zee TV popular show Ek Mutthi Aasmaan.[14] She played the role as Kalpana Raghav Singhania opposite Ashish Chaudhary. Negi made a small appearance in the &TV show Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah in March 2015.[15]

Khatron Ke Khiladi and further success (2015–present)

Negi participated in the popular celebrity stunt based show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2015.[16] She became one of the finalists on the show. She then appeared in the popular Ekta Kapoor show Kumkum Bhagya along with Rithvik Dhanjani reprising their roles in Pavitra Rishta. She also did an episodic appearance in Code Red. She also was a team member in Box Cricket League in Season 1 in 2015 along with Season 2 of BCL.[17][18] Later, hosted the singing reality show Indian Idol in 2015.[19][20]

In November 2015, Negi was approached and finalised to replace Shritama Mukherjee in the Star Plus show Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan opposite Gautam Gupta and Ali Goni.[21].She has reprise role of gauravi in web series of alt balaji named baarish opposite sharman Joshi

Other work and appearances

Negi performed in many awards events and television shows. In March 2012, Negi appeared as Purvi in the special episode of Punar Vivah.[22] In August 2012, she again performed for the 5th Boroplus Gold Awards along with Rithvik Dhanjani. Later she made a special appearance in two popular shows Hitler Didi and Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke.[23][24] In the grand finale of Bigg Boss 6, Negi made a special appearance and performed in the Bigg Boss house along with Rati Pandey, Pooja Gaur and Rashami Desai.[25]

Later she performed at Zee Rishtey Awards 2013. In 2014, Negi performed with Rithvik at the Star Parivaar Awards 2014. Negi also did photo shoots for a television calendar in 2014 and 2016.[26] In 2014, she made a guest appearance on Jamai Raja along with Sargun Mehta.[27] Later she made another appearance in Kumkum Bhagya in 2015.[28]

Personal life

Since 2013, Negi has been in a relationship with her Pavitra Rishta costar Rithvik Dhanjani.[3][29]


Year NameRoleChannel
2010Sapnon Se Bhare Naina MadhuraStar Plus
2011Bade Acche Lagte Hain Apeksha Malhotra/Apeksha Amarnath KapoorSony TV
2011–14Pavitra RishtaPoorvi KirloskarZee TV
2012Shubh VivahSeethalakshmi BaiSony TV
Punar VivahPoorvi/HerselfZee TV
Hitler Didi
Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke
Bigg Boss 6GuestColors TV
2013Qubool Hai Poorvi/Herself Zee TV
India's Best Dramebaaz
Dance India Dance Super Moms
2013–14Nach Baliye 6Contestant alongside Rithvik Dhanjani[6]Star Plus
2014Ek Mutthi AasmaanSuhana Deewan/Kalpana 'Kalpi' YadavZee TV
Jamai RajaGuest
2014–15Box Cricket League Season 1ContestantSony TV
2015Kumkum BhagyaPoorvi KirloskarZee TV
Nach Baliye 7: Daily PunchnamaHerselfStar Plus
Yeh Hai AashiquiHerself[30] Bindass
NadaniyaanHerselfBIG Magic
Indian Idol JuniorCo-HostSony TV
Code RodeSaraswatiColors TV
Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh LatkahHerself&TV
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 63rd Runner-upColors TV
Aaj Ki Raat Hai ZindagiGuestStar Plus
2015–16Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere DarmiyaanKoyal Maadhavan VenkatStar Plus
2016Box Cricket League Season 2ContestantColors TV
2017Bigg Boss 11GuestColors TV
Lip Sing Battle[31]ContestantStar Plus
Entertainment Ki RaatHerselfColors TV
2018KaleereinHerselfZee TV
2019 Baarish (web series) Gauravi Karmakar ALTBalaji


  1. "Rithvik Dhanjani's message for Asha Negi on her birthday is worth a read. See photo". 24 August 2017.
  2. "Small town girls who made it big on small screen – Times Of India". The Times of India. 18 August 2012. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  3. "Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi promote 'Nach Baliye 6' – The Times of India". 13 October 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  4. "I'd like to see Delhi's nightlife: Asha Negi – The Times of India". 1 June 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  5. "Soapbox's new screen jodis are amping the romance quotient". Times of India. Retrieved 3 August 2012.
  6. "TV's hit couple Rithvik and Asha Negi win 'Nach Baliye 6′". The Indian Express. 2 February 2014. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  7. Ashok kumar says:. "MISS UTTARAKHAND CONTEST – The Biggest Beauty Pageant". Retrieved 26 October 2012.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  8. "Asha Negi opposite Karan Sharma in a TV show". Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  9. "Asha Negi in once again...Shafaq out of Pavitra Rishta". Retrieved 12 December 2011.
  10. "Asha Negi: Sakshi Tanwar is my inspiration Gallery at". Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  11. Tags:. "Manav- Archana to separate in Pavitra Rishta; Asha Negi to play their adopted daughter". Retrieved 26 October 2012.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  12. "Nach Baliye 6: Rithvik Dhanjani & Asha Negi win". Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  13. "Was confident of winning 'Nach Baliye 6', says Asha Negi". Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  14. "Asha Negi enters Ek Mutthi Aasman". Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  15. "Govinda, Krushna to shake a leg in 'Killerr Karaoke, Atka Toh Latkah'". Retrieved 11 March 2015.
  16. "Khatron Ke Khiladi 6 full list of contestants: Rashami Desai, Asha Negi, Harshad Arora, Iqbal Khan confirmed". Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  17. "Box Cricket League Teams: BCL 2014 Team Details With TV Actors & Names of Celebrities". Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  18. "200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  19. "Asha Negi to co-host Indian Idol Junior with Hussain - Times of India ►". The Times of India.
  20. "Confirmed! Asha Negi to host 'Indian Idol Junior'". dailybhaskar. 31 March 2015.
  21. "Asha Negi replaces female lead of 'Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan'". Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  22. "Asha-Rithvik in Punar Vivah". Retrieved 12 March 2012.
  23. "High end drama to unfold in Pavitra Rishta-Hitler Didi cross over episode". Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  24. "Rithvik Dhanjani and Asha Negi to perform in Gunjan and Aditya's engagement in Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke". Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  25. "Rati Pandey and Asha Negi at Bigg Boss 6 Grand Finale".
  26. "Asha Negi, Tina Dutta, Sukriti Kandpal shoot for Telly Calendar 2014". Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  27. "Ravi Dubey's wife Sargun Mehta to perform for Zee TV's Jamai Raja; Asha Negi too roped in". Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  28. "Rithvik Dhanjani & Asha Negi to be seen together in Kumkum Bhagya". Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  29. "Cute Television Lovebirds Rithvik Dhanjani And Asha Negi's Love Story Is Too Filmy To Handle". 8 February 2018.
  30. "Rithvik-Asha's love story recreated on TV". The Times of India. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  31. "Ravi Dubey-Sargun Mehta, Rithvik Dhanjani-Asha Negi on Farah Khan's Lip Sing Battle". 18 October 2017.
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