Nia Sharma

Nia Sharma (born 17 September 1990) is an Indian television actress who made her television debut in 2010 with the series Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha,[1] and is known for portraying Manvi Vadhera in Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai,[2] Roshni Desai in Jamai Raja and participating in Khatron Ke Khiladi 8. She starred as Aarohi Kashyap in Ishq Mein Marjawan from 2018 to 2019,[3] and is currently portraying Brinda in Naagin – Bhagya Ka Zehreela Khel.[4][5]

Nia Sharma
Neha Sharma

(1990-09-17) 17 September 1990
Years active2010—present

Sharma shot to popularity with the web series Twisted. She was ranked second in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women 2017 list published by British-based Eastern Eye newspaper. Sharma was ranked third in 2016.[6][7]

Personal life

Her real name is Neha Sharma but she changed as she found it common. She is the youngest child of their family. She has one elder brother. She is very close to her mother who is like her best friend. She did a degree in mass communication from Jagannath Institute of management sciences, Rohini, New Delhi.[8] Sharma was ranked No. 3 in 2016 and No. 2 in 2017 in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by British-based Eastern Eye newspaper.[6][7]


Nia Sharma began her television career on the serial Kaali- Ek Agnipariksha and Nia made her next move with the serial Behnein. Later, played a cameo role in the reality show The Player. In 2011 Nia played female Lead role Maanvi in Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai, a layered character with a range of emotions from drama to comedy to emotional shades, suffering from cancer. Nia is the first Indian Television actress to go bald onscreen and her finest performance won her "Best Actress Popular – Desh ki Dhadkan" Award at Indian Telly Awards in 2012.[9]

In 2014, Nia played the female lead role of Roshni in Zee TV's Jamai Raja opposite Ravi Dubey though she quit the show after two years in 2016.[10][11][12]

In 2017, Nia played female lead character Alia Mukherjee in Vikram Bhatt web series Twisted which was quite a departure from her previous roles and characters on Television.[13] Later, Nia participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 8 titled pain in spain. Nia was eliminated first on 6 August, again on 27 August but made comeback as wildcard entry [14][15][16] and performed well in subsequent stunts, eventually became the first finalist of the season 8 [17]

In 2018, she joined the cast of Ishq Mein Marjawan in the lead role as Aarohi Kashyap opposite Arjun Bijlani. The show aired on Colors TV and ended in June 2019.[18]

In 2019, Sharma joined Naagin 4 on Colors TV.[19][20]


Year Show Role Channel Ref(s)
20102011 Kaali - Ek Agnipariksha Anu Star Plus [21]
2011 Behenein Nisha Mehta [21]
The Player Cameo Channel V
20112013 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Manvi Virat Vadhera Star Plus [22]
2011 Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Manvi Virat Vadhera (Guest)
2012 Nayi Soch Ki Talaash Aamir Ke Saath
20122013 Starlite
2012 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
2013 Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara
20142016 Jamai Raja Roshni Siddharth Khurrana Zee TV [23]
2014 Pavitra Rishta Roshni Siddharth K hurrana (Guest)
Qubool Hai [24]
Box Cricket League 1 Contestant Sony Entertainment Television
2015 Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah &TV
2016 Comedy Nights Bachao Herself (Guest) Colors TV
Tashan-e-Ishq Roshni Siddharth Khurrana (Guest) Zee TV
2017 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 Contestant Colors TV [14]
Rasoi Ki Jung Mummyon Ke Sung [25]
Bhaag Bakool Bhaag Herself (Guest) [26]
2018 Aap Ke Aa Jane Se' Zee TV
20182019 Ishq Mein Marjawan Aarohi Deep Singh /Anjali Sharma Colors TV [27]
2018 Udaan Sapnon Ki Aarohi Deep Singh (Guest)
Internet Wala Love
Ace Of Space 1 Herself (Guest) MTV India
Naagin 3 Aarohi Deep Singh (Guest) Colors TV
2019 Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 Herself (Guest)
Bigg Boss 13
2019-present Naagin – Bhagya Ka Zehreela Khel Brinda [28]

Web Series

Title Year Role Network Ref.
Twisted 2017–2018 Aliyah Mukerjee Jio Cinema [29]
Jamai 2.0 2019 Roshni ZEE5 [30]



See also


  1. "Onscreen bahu Nia Sharma flaunts her toned figure in a Victoria Secret bikini".
  2. "Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai". The Indian Express. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  3. Audiologist trains TV show actor by Serena Menon, Hindustan Times. 2012-01-25.
  4. Olivera, Roshni (4 August 2014). "Bahus offer tips to the latest Jamai on ZeeTV". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  5. "Jamai Raja completes 100 episodes!". The Times of India. 19 December 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  6. "Deepika Padukone dethrones Priyanka Chopra, becomes sexiest Asian woman". The Indian Express. 8 December 2016.
  7. "I'm loving the attention I have got after ranking 3rd on sexiest Asian women's list: Nia Sharma – Times of India".
  8. "Nia Sharma – The Barbie doll of silver screen!".
  9. "12th ITA Awards: Nia Sharma Awarded *The New Dhadkan Of Young India*". Retrieved 6 November 2012.
  10. "Nia Sharma bids farewell to Jamai Raja; posts pic". Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  11. Olivera, Roshni (4 August 2014). "Bahus offer tips to the latest jamai on TV". Times of India. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  12. "Jamai Raja completes 100 episodes". Times of India. 19 December 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  13. "SEE PICS Nia Sharma Looks HOT In First Teaser Her Latest Web Series Twisted". 3 March 2016.
  14. "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 final contestants list: Nia Sharma, Manveer Gurjar, Hina Khan to fight their fears this season". Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  15. "Nia Sharma in 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'". Retrieved 29 March 2017.
  16. "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 6 August 2017 Review: Nia Sharma Gets Eliminated From Rohit Shetty's Show". 7 August 2017.
  17. "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 finale week: Nia Sharma becomes the first finalist on the show". 18 September 2017.
  18. "Nia Sharma To Star In The Sequel Of Vikram Bhatts Web Series Twisted via indiacom". 20 November 2017.
  19. "Nia Sharma to Star in Naagin 4, But Won't be a Shapeshifting Snake Woman Herself". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  20. "Nia Sharma gets candid about Naagin 4; Reveals she is NOT the naagin". PINKVILLA. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  21. "Nia Sharma – The Barbie doll of silver screen!".
  22. "Krystle and Nia Sharma to play leads in Cinevistaas' next". Metro Masti. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
  23. "Nia Sharma back to act opposite Ravi Dubey". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  24. "'Rangat-E-Eid' in 'Qubool Hai'". Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  25. "Nia Sharma's secret is finally out, find out what line of work she wanted to be in". 11 December 2017.
  26. Team, Tellychakkar. "Integration: Nia Sharma to challenge Bakool in Bhaag Bakool Bhaag". Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  27. "Jamai Raja star Nia Sharma to play the lead in this romantic thriller?". India Today.
  28. "Nia Sharma to Star in Naagin 4, But Won't be a Shapeshifting Snake Woman Herself". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  29. "Twisted 2: This is when Nia Sharma's new web series will start streaming". India Today. 20 March 2018. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  30. "Jamai 2.0 Teaser Out, Ravi Dubey & Nia Sharma Back with an Edgier Sequel". News 18. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 28 September 2019.
  31. "Zee Rishtey Awards 2014 Official Home Page, Vote online for your Favourite Jodi, Favourite Parivaar, Favourite Popular Face Male and Favourite Popular Face Female on Zee TV. Watch ZRA contestant and nomination and performance videos. Watch this space for 2014 Zee Rishtey Award Winners on".
  32. "Television Style Awards 2015 Winners List: Gautam Gulati, Karishma Tanna, Divyanka Tripathi Nia Sharma and Others Take Trophies". IBTIMES. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
  33. "ITA Awards 2015 Complete Winners List: Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Meri Aashiqui., Saathiya Shine". 7 September 2015.
  34. "Nia Sharma, Deepika Singh, Viraf Patel look at the nominees for twelfth Indian Telly Awards!". Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  35. "The 14th Indian Television Academy Awards 2014". Archived from the original on 7 November 2014.
  36. "Indian Telly Awards 2015: Varun Singh, Karan Patel, Sriti Jha, Kapil Sharma winners". The Indian Express. 30 November 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  37. Sarkar, Prarthna. "Zee Gold Awards 2015 Highlights, Complete Winners' List: 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' Bags Most Honours; Karan-Divyanka's Romance Steals the Show". International Business Times-India Edition. Retrieved 25 October 2016
  38. "Zee Rishtey Awards 2015: 'Kumkum Bhagya', 'Ek Tha Raja, Tashan-e-Ishq...' get lucky". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
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