Rati Pandey

Rati Pandey is an Indian actress and anchor known for her performances in Porus, Hitler Didi, Miley Jab Hum Tum, Begusarai, Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai and Shaadi Street.

Rati Pandey
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Alma materMiranda House, Delhi University
OccupationActress, Anchor, Singer
Years active2006–Present
Known forMiley Jab Hum Tum
Hitler Didi

Early life and background

Rati Pandey was born in Assam, lived there for seven years and completed her primary schooling there. She then moved to Patna where she studied in St. Karen's High School. She completed further schooling from the Kendriya Vidyalaya school in Sadiq Nagar, New Delhi. Rati studied commerce at the Miranda House at Delhi University, where she specialized in Economics.[1]


Rati started her career as a participant in the reality show Idea Zee Cinestars ki Khoj in 2006. She also appeared in Sony TV's crime based thriller C.I.D, and Sahara One's horror show Raat Hone Ko Hai.[2] She has appeared in TV commercial of Champions Appliances as well.

Rati's television career continued with Deepti Bhatnagar's Shaadi Street on Star One, in which she played the lead role "Nandini". After that, she played the lead role of Prarthna Thakraal in Zee TV's show Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai produced by Shreya Creations.

In 2008, she got the role of Nupur Bhushan in the show Miley Jab Hum Tum. Nupur was a bubbly girl who became popular with fans; when the producers wrote the character out of the show, the show's fans convinced them to let Nupur return in the show.[3]

After the end of Miley Jab Hum Tum in 2010, Rati participated in the dance reality show Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan on NDTV Imagine. She also participated in a travel based reality show on Star Plus called Ritz Jee Le Ye Pal.[4]

In 2011, Pandey was offered a lead role in the show Hitler Didi. She portrayed several different characters in the show.[5]

Apart from daily soaps, Rati has also appeared in reality shows including Laughter Ke Phatke[6] and Zara Nachke Dikha on Star One, SAB TV's show Movers and Shakers (Hosted by Shekhar Suman),[7] Colors TV's Bigg Boss 6 Grand Finale (Hosted by Salman Khan)[8] and Sony TV's Comedy Circus. She has also been part of Zee Rishton ki Antakshari 2012.

Rati hosted the 10th Indian Television Academy Awards in 2010 along with Arjun Bijlani.[9] She also hosted Zee TV's 20th Diwali Special Episode and a brief segment of Zee Rishtey Awards 2012 together with Rithvik Dhanjani.[10]

After a sabbatical of two years, Pandey returned to television in 2016 with Begusarai, where she played the negative character 'Komal'.[11] In 2017, she portrayed the role of Queen Anusuya in Sony TV's Porus.[12] In 2019, Pandey played the role of Vidya in Star Plus's Divya Drishti.[13] In the same year, she was also seen in a special cameo appearance on TV show 'Tenali Rama' as Princess Devyani. [14]





2007Shaadi StreetNandiniStar One
2007C.I.DVeronaSony TV
2007Raat Hone Ko HaiEpisodic AppearanceSahara One
2007-2008Har Ghar Kuch Kehta HaiPrarthna ThakralZee TV
2008-2010Miley Jab Hum TumNupur SharmaStar One
2011- 2013Hitler DidiIndira Sharma/Zara Khan/HusnaZee TV
2017–2018PorusQueen AnusuyaSony TV
2019NazarVidya Sharma (Guest appearance)Star Plus
2019Divya DrishtiVidya SharmaStar Plus
2019Tenali RamaPrincess DevyaniSony Sab


2006Zee Cinestars Ki KhojParticipantZee TV
2009Laughter Ke PhatkeGuestStar One
2010Nachle Ve with Saroj KhanParticipantNDTV Imagine
2011Ritz Jee Le Ye PalParticipantStar Plus
2012Movers and ShakersGuestSab TV
2012Comedy CircusParticipantSony TV
2012Zee Rishton Ki AntakshriPanel MemberZee TV
2019AR Mrs IndiaJudge (Patna Auditions)None


2010Indian Television Academy AwardsRed CarpetArjun Bijlani
2012Zee's 20th Diwali SpecialRithvik Dhanjani
2012Zee Rishtey AwardsSegmentRithvik Dhanjani

Guest appearances

Year Show RJ Station
2013Sabras RadioRaj Baddhan1260 AM Leicester Sabras Radio
2013Radio MirchiAnjali SinghRadio Mirchi 98.3 FM
2016Sabras RadioRaj Baddhan1260 AM Leicester Sabras Radio


2007Zee Rishtey AwardsZee TV
2008Zara Nachke DikhaStar One
2010Gold AwardsZee TV
2010Independence Day SpecialColors TV
2011Big Television AwardsStar Plus
2011Zee Rishtey AwardsZee TV
2012GR8! Women Achievers AwardsSony TV
2012Indian Telly AwardsColors TV
2012Indian Television Academy AwardsStar Plus
2012Zee 20th Diwali SpecialZee TV
2012Zee Rishtey AwardsZee TV
2012Bigg Boss 6Colors
2013Zee Holi CelebrationsZee TV

Awards and nominations

2007Zee Rishtey AwardsFavorite BahuHar Ghar Kuch Kehta HaiPrarthna ThakralWon
Favorite PatniNominated
Hottest JodiNominated
2008Indian Television Academy AwardsFresh Face Of The Year (Female)Miley Jab Hum TumNupur BhushanNominated
2011Zee Rishtey AwardsFavorite BehenHitler DidiIndira SharmaWon
Favorite Naya SadasyaNominated
Favorite Nayi JodiWon
2012Indian Television Academy AwardsGr8! Performer Of The Year (Female)Won
Zee Rishtey AwardsPopular Face FemaleNominated
Favorite BetiWon
2013Gold AwardsBest ActressNominated
2017 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor Female (Critics) Porus Queen AnusuyaNominated
2018 Lions Gold Awards Best Actress (Critics)Won


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