Juhi Parmar

Juhi Parmar (born 14 December 1980)[1] is an Indian TV personality and an anchor, actress, television presenter, singer and dancer. She is best known for her role as Kumkum in the television series Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan. She participated in the reality show Bigg Boss that aired on Colors TV in 2011 and became the winner.[2]

Juhi Parmar
Juhi Parmar at Vikas Kalantri's wedding sangeet ceremony
Born (1980-12-14) 14 December 1980
Years active1998 – present
Spouse(s)Sachin Shroff (m.2009–2018)

She was most recently seen on Colors TV show Tantra as Sumati Khanna in 2019.[3]

Personal life

Juhi Parmar, originally from a Rajasthani background, married Gujarati businessman and actor Sachin Shroff on 15 February 2009 at a palace in Jaipur.[4][5] The couple have a daughter, Samaira Shroff, born on 27 January 2013.[6][7]

In early January 2018, Parmar confirmed that they had recently filed for divorce.[8] After several months of arguing[9][10][11], the couple were granted a divorce in July 2018.[12] Parmar was granted custody of their daughter.[13]


In 2003, Parmar won The Miss Rajasthan beauty pageant.[14] She started her career with television serial Woh on Zee TV. Her biggest break came when she became a household name for her portrayal as Kumkum in Star Plus's Indian soap opera Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan opposite Hussain Kuwajerwala for which she also won the Best Actress (Critics) at the Indian Telly Awards in 2005.[15] Juhi participated and became a finalist in the reality shows Say Shava Shava and Saas v/s Bahu. She also became the winner of Comedy Circus.[16]

In October 2011, Juhi was a contestant in the fifth season of the Indian version of the reality TV show Big Brother, Bigg Boss. She survived for full 14 weeks and became the winner of the show In January 2012.[17][18]

She was also seen in a cameo role in &TV's popular mythological Drama Series Santoshi Maa along with her then husband Sachin Shroff and was seen in another successful mythological show Shani from 2016 to 2018.[19][20]

She was last seen on Colors TV show Tantra where she made her debut in the supernatural genre.[21][22][23][24]


Year Show Role Channel Notes
1998Jee SahabZee TV
WohSamidhaZee TV
2000ChoodiyanMeghnaSony TV
ShaheenShaheenSony TV
RishteySwastiZee TV
Yeh Jeevan HaiSaloniSTAR Plus
2001Rishtey 2SumanZee TV
2002–09Kumkum Ek Pyara Sa BandhanKumkum / Chanda / KrishnaSTAR Plus
2002VirasaatSahara TV
2002Fair & Lovely Chhoo Lo AasmaDD National
2002Kisme Kitna Hai DumContestantSTAR Plus
2003KkusumHerselfSony TVSpecial Appearance
2004DeviKalikaSony TV
2004Khullja Sim SimHerselfSTAR PlusGuest
2005Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu ThiKumkumSTAR PlusSpecial Appearance
2006Tere Ishq MeinHiba
2007Amul Star Voice of IndiaHostSTAR PlusWith Shaan
Antakshari - The Great ChallengeHostZee TVWith Anu Kapoor
Nach Baliye 3Episodic HostSTAR Plus
2008Saas v/s BahuContestantSahara OneFinalist
Say Shava ShavaContestantNDTV ImagineFinalist
Kaho Na Yaar HaiContestantSTAR PlusEpisode #11
Comedy Circus Kaante Ki TakkarSony TV
Aajaa Mahi VayHerselfSTAR PlusWith Sachin Shroff
Jo Jeeta Wohi Super StarHerselfSTAR PlusWith Hussain Kuwajerwala
Comedy Circus 2ContestantSony TVWinner[25]
Chhote MiyanHostColors TVWith Kapil Sharma
2009Yeh Chanda Kanoon HaiChanda RaniSAB TV
2009Chhote Miyan Bade MiyanHostColors TV
2009Allah Tero Naam Ishwar Tero NaamHostNDTV Imagine
2009Rakhi Ka SwayamwarHostNDTV Imagine
2009Pati Patni Aur WohParticipantNDTV ImagineWith Sachin Shroff
2009Star VivaahHerselfSTAR PlusGuest
2010Tere LiyeHerselfSTAR PlusSpecial Appearance
2011Maa ExchangeContestantSony TV[26]
2011–12 Bigg Boss 5HerselfColors TVWinner[27][28]
2015Santoshi MaaRidhimaa&TVSpecial Appearance[29]
2016–18Karmaphal Daata ShaniChaya/SandhyaColors TV[30][31]
2018–19TantraSumati KhannaColors TV[32]
2019Kitchen Champion 5HerselfColors TVGuest Appearance for an Episode


Year Show Role Language Notes
2002Madhur MilanHindiTelefilm for ETV Hindi
2005Pehchaan: The Face of TruthSwati LalHindi/English[33]
2011PadduramGitanjali MehraHindi


  1. "EXCLUSIVE: Birthday girl Juhi Parmar on her show Tantra and being a single mother to Samairra". Pinkvilla. 15 December 2018.
  2. "Juhi Parmar wins 'Bigg Boss 5'". Hindustan Times. 8 January 2012.
  3. "Juhi Parmar has no qualms about playing mom on-screen". India Today. 25 November 2018.
  4. "Juhi Parmar and Sachin Shroff set to tie the knot". Khaleej Times. 20 November 2008.
  5. "We wanted to be together: Sachin Shroff and Juhi Parmar". Deccan Chronicle. 6 December 2015.
  6. "Juhi Parmar is now a mom". India Today. 28 January 2013.
  7. "It's a baby girl for Juhi Parmar". Hindustan Times. 28 January 2013.
  8. "Juhi Parmar confirms she divorced husband Sachin Shroff for daughter's well-being". Times Now News. 3 January 2018.
  9. "Juhi Parmar was never in love with me, says Sachin Shroff on divorce". Hindustan Times. 16 July 2018.
  10. "Sachin Shroff Opens Up About His Failed Marriage, Says Juhi Parmar Never Loved Him". News 18. 17 July 2018.
  11. "Juhi Parmar hits back at ex-husband Sachin Shroff through an open letter". Indian Express. 21 July 2018.
  12. "Juhi Parmar and Sachin Shroff granted divorce". Times of India. 6 July 2018.
  13. "I had to explain the divorce to my child, says single mom Juhi Parmar". Indian Express. 9 August 2018.
  14. "Kumkum Actress Juhi Parmar Is Unrecognisable In This Throwback Pic". NDTV. 29 August 2018.
  15. "Indian Telly Awards 2005- list of winners". Biz Asia Live. 29 November 2005.
  16. "'I was lucky to have a partner like VIP'". Rediff. 11 September 2008.
  17. "Juhi Parmar wins 'Bigg Boss 5'". Hindustan Times. 8 January 2012.
  18. "Juhi Parmar: I was not a silent player in Bigg Boss". Rediff. 9 January 2012.
  19. "Juhi Parmar: I will be more than happy if I get to play more negative roles in the future". Pinkvilla. 27 November 2018.
  20. "EXCLUSIVE: Overwhelmed Juhi Parmar talks about her TV show Shani completing one year". Times Now News. 8 November 2017.
  21. "A magical Comeback for Juhi Parmar". Catch News. 23 November 2018.
  22. "Juhi Parmar to Sargun Kaur: Meet the star cast of supernatural drama Tantra". India Today. 28 November 2018.
  23. "Juhi Parmar: Not promoting superstition with Tantra". Indian Express. 3 December 2018.
  24. "'Tantra' TV show Launch event - Juhi Parmar, Sargun Kaur, Manish Goel & more". Times Now News. 4 December 2018.
  25. "Juhi-VIP win Comedy Circus 2". Tellychakkar. 9 August 2008.
  26. "Juhi-Gouri exchange lives and homes on Maa Exchange!". Tellychakkar. 11 February 2011.
  27. "Bigg Boss 5: Juhi Parmar wins Big Boss season 5". Economic Times. 8 January 2012.
  28. "This is my second innings: Bigg Boss winner Juhi Parmar". Firstpost. 8 January 2012.
  29. "Juhi Parmar's next show a 'reflection of society'". Indian Express. 19 November 2015.
  30. "Juhi Parmar is back where she belongs". DNA India. 10 November 2016.
  31. "Juhi Parmar bags a new show on Colors". Eastern eye. 28 September 2018.
  32. "Juhi Parmar To Debut In The Supernatural Genre With 'Tantra'". Mumbai Live. 12 December 2018.
  33. "Juhi Parmar injures her eye!". Archived from the original on 9 January 2012.
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