Jayati Bhatia

Jayati Bhatia is a television actress, best known for her work in Indian television serials and stage plays. She was most recently seen on Colors TV show Internet Wala Love[1] and gained popularity as Mataji on Sasural Simar Ka.[2]

Jayati Bhatia
Jayati Bhatia

OccupationTelevision actress
Spouse(s)Kiran Bhatia


Bhatia started her career as a protagonist with Balaji Telefilms soap opera, Itihaas.[3] This was followed by Kanyadaan where she played the daughter of Kirron Kher's character. Later, Bhatia was part of several Balaji Telefilms drama series like Kutumb and Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. She was also part of popular drama series Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin which starred Mona Singh as the protagonist.

Bhatia has also been part of several non-fiction shows. Her most notable works includes Kitchen Champion (Season 4) where she was crowned as winner. She was also part of dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 5).[4]

Her recent work includes in the daily soap opera, Sasural Simar Ka which was broadcast from 2011 to 2018 on Colors TV. The series is among the longest running shows on Indian Television.[5]

In 2018, Bhatia played the role of antagonist Kamini Kapoor in Star Plus soap opera, Naamkarann.[6][7]

Apart from television and films, she also does theater plays.[8]

Personal life

Originally a Bengali, Bhatia was born in Orissa, India but moved to Delhi when she was a month old.[9] As a child, she was trained in classical Odissi dancing but has admitted that she finds western dance forms difficult.[10]

Bhatia met her husband, Kiran Bhatia, during her first play and was encouraged by him to be more active on the theatre circuit. In April 2017, on her way to the sets of Sasural Simar Ka, Bhatia's husband was involved in an argument after which he was beaten up.[11] Bhatia has expressed that she was supported by her mother-in-law and owes much of her success to her.[12]

Bhatia is a supporter of LGBT rights.[13][14]



Year Show Role Channel Notes
1995ChallengeKhushnumaSony TV
1996Tu Tu Main MainKumudSTAR Plus[15][16]
1999KanyadaanKavitaSony TV
2000ItihaasDD National
2001Kaise KahoonNasreenZee TV
2001KutumbKavita Ajay MittalSony TV
2002Kitne Kool Hai HumZee TV
2003 - 2006Kasautii Zindagii KayGeeta BasuSTAR Plus
2003Jassi Jaissi Koi NahinBindiyaSony TV
2005Sinndoor Tere Naam KaTitli MamiZee TV
2005 - 2007MamtaMishtiZee TV
2007 - 2008Kuchh Is TaraPammi GodboleSony TV[17]
2008Saas v/s BahuHerselfSahara OneWinner
2009Sabki Laadli BeboGursheel MalhotraSTAR Plus[18]
2010Baat Hamari Pakki HaiSony TV
2010 - 2012Sasural Genda PhoolManju AuntySTAR Plus
2011Kitchen ChampionHerselfColors TVWinner of Season 4
2011 - 2018Sasural Simar KaNirmala Devi Kumud Bharadwaj / MatajiColors TV[19]
2012Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5HerselfColors TV12th Place, eliminated 5th on 28 July 2012[20]
2016Comedy Nights BachaoColors TV[21]
2018NaamkarannKamini KapoorSTAR Plus[22]
2018 - 2019Internet Wala LoveRoopa Purushottam MittalColors TV[23]
2019Bhoot PurvaZee5[24][25]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2009Barah AanaSimone A. MehtaHindi
2015Rough BookRukhsana AliHindi[26]
2017The Wishing Tree Guriqbal's MotherHindi[27]



  1. "Jayati Bhatia On Her New Glamorous & Fashionable Character In 'Internet Wala Love'". Times Now News. 22 August 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  2. "Sasural Simar Ka going off-air; actors who were a part of it". The Times of India. 3 September 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  3. "Jayati Bhatia to join the cast of ALTBalaji's Puncch Beat". IWM Buzz. 24 May 2018.
  4. "Jayati Bhatia out of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5". Hindustan Times. 29 July 2012.
  5. "After 2,000 episodes, Sasural Simar Ka to go off air on 2 March".
  6. "Jayati Bhatia to enter Star Plus' Naamkarann". Tellychakkar. 18 March 2018.
  7. "Naamkarann: Sasural Simar Ka's Mataji aka Jayati Bhatia enters the show". India Today. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  8. "Television helps me do theatre: Jayati Bhatia". Times of India. 7 November 2017.
  9. "Jayati Bhatia: The Glistening Star of Indian Television". Darpan Magazine. 31 July 2013.
  10. "All Western dances are difficult for me: Jayati Bhatia". Times of India. 15 June 2012.
  11. "Sasural Simar Ka's Mataji aka Jayati Bhatia's husband gets beaten up". Pinkvilla. 8 April 2017.
  12. "Jayati Bhatia owes her success to real life mom-in-law". Zee News India. 10 May 2013.
  13. "Sasural Simar Ka's Jayati Bhatia aka Mataji expresses support for the LGBT community in the most HILARIOUS manner!". Bollywood Life. 2 February 2016.
  14. "Annual LGBTQ film festival kick-starts in Mumbai". Times of India. 24 May 2018.
  15. "The Much Loved Cast Of 'Tu Tu Main Main' – Then And Now". ScoopWhoop. 7 November 2014.
  16. "Tu Tu Main Main: The sitcom about love and hate between saas-bahu". Hindustan Times. 11 November 2016.
  17. "Balaji Telefilms returns to Sony after three years with 'Kuchh is Tara'". Exchange4Media. 21 November 2007.
  18. "Amrit's family to enter Bebo". Tellychakkar. 15 June 2009.
  19. "Sasural Simar Ka going off-air; actors who were a part of it". Times of India. 3 September 2017.
  20. "Jayati Bhatia eliminated from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5'". DNA India. 28 July 2012.
  21. "Comedy Nights Live - Comedy Night Bachao mix up: Sonakshi, Honey Singh, Mouni pull the house down with their HILARIOUS antics!". Bollywood Life. 25 April 2016.
  22. "Sasural Simar Ka's Jayati Bhatia aka Mataji to enter Naamkarann". Times of India. 19 March 2018.
  23. "Colors Contemporary Take On Love Online: Internet Wala Love". Mumbai Live. 23 August 2018.
  24. "ZEE5 launches horror-comedy Bhoot Purva". Rapid TV News. 8 May 2019.
  25. "Jayati Bhatia, Manu Rishi Chadha, Zoa Morani in ZEE5 series Bhoot Purva". IWM Buzz. 1 April 2019.
  26. "Movie Review: Rough Book: Blatant and insightful". India New England News. 23 June 2016.
  27. "'The Wishing Tree': Good intention bad execution (IANS Review, Rating: *1/2)". Business Standard. 9 June 2017.
  28. "Khatijabai of Karmali Terrace". The Hindu. 21 July 2010.
  29. "Jayati Bhatia performs mono-acting at its best". Times of India. 11 November 2016.
  30. "Theatre Review: The Vagina Monologues". Times of India. 18 May 2012.
  31. "The Vagina Monologues: Giving India the 'Sex Talk' for 15 Years". TheWire.in. 8 July 2017.
  32. "This play addresses pressing issues with a hint of humour". Hindustan Times. 30 January 2017.
  33. "Theatre Review: Mughal-e-Azam". Times of India. 13 January 2017.
  34. "Meet Pammi Aunty on the dance floor". Asian Age. 29 January 2019.
  35. "Lillete Dubey: A lukewarm greeting". Livemint. 3 November 2017.
  36. "Lillette Dubey and Jayati Bhatia perform their play Salaam Noni Appa in Delhi". Times of India. 30 January 2018.
  37. "Hello Singapore: 'Salaam, Noni Appa' adapted from Twinkle Khanna's story to open in Lion City". Connected to India. 22 April 2019.
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