Urvashi Dholakia is an Indian television actress. She is best known for her role as Komolika in Kasautii Zindagii Kay and also known for participating the television reality show Bigg Boss 6, where she was the winner in early 2013. She portrayed the evil character of Queen Iravati in the fantasy television series Chandrakanta on Colors TV. In 2019, she participated in Nach Baliye with Anuj Sachdeva.
Urvashi at Colors annual bash in 2016
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Known for||Kasautii Zindagii Kay|
|Bigg Boss 6|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (163 cm)|
Dholakia made her acting debut at age six in a television commercial for Lux soap with actress Revathi. Her first TV series role was in (Doordarshan) Dekh Bhai Dekh as Shilpa. Later she appeared in Waqt Ki Raftar. She also appeared in the shows Ghar Ek Mandir, Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii, Kasautii Zindagii Kay and Kahiin To Hoga.
Dholakia gained popularity by playing the role of Komolika in Kasautii Zindagii Kay. The character was described by IWMBuzz as one of the most iconic characters on Indian television. Dholakia received numerous accolades for her performance in the show.
In 2012, she participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 6 and on 12 January 2013, she emerged as the winner of the season. As of 2017, she is featured in Colors TV's historical fantasy series Chandrakanta as Queen Iravati.
|1993||Dekh Bhai Dekh||Shilpa|
|1995||Zamana Badal Gaya||Anju Mathur|
|1997||Waqt Ki Raftar|
|2000–2001||Ghar Ek Mandir||Sonia|
|2001–2002||Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii||Sonia|
|2001–2008||Kasautii Zindagii Kay||Komolika|
|2002||Mehndi Tere Naam Ki||Pooja (Youngest daughter)|
|2003–2005||Tum Bin Jaaoon Kahaan||Shweta|
|2003||Kahani Terrii Merrii||Kajol|
|2003–2007||Kahiin To Hoga||Archie Khanna|
|2008–2009||Comedy Circus||Celebrity Contestant with Shakeel Siddiqui|
|2009||Sacch Ka Saamna||Herself|
|2009–2010||Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai||Karishma Mehra|
|2010||Meethi Choori No 1||Herself|
|2012||Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava?||Dr. Komolika Rana|
|2012–2013||Bigg Boss 6||Herself (Series Winner)|
|2014||Bigg Boss 8||Guest|
|2015||Badi Door Se Aaye Hai||555|
|2017–2018||Chandrakanta — Ek Mayavi Prem Gaatha||Queen Iravati|
|2018||Juzzbaat||Herself (as a guest)|
|2019||Ishq Mein Marjawan||Mohini (Guest in Holi special mahasangam Episodes)|
|Kitchen Champion 5||Contestant|
|Nach Baliye 9|
|1986||Babul||Rani "Rannu" / Nandini "Nannu" Singh||Produced by Tarachand Barjatya|
- "Urvashi Dholakia to judge Gujarati reality show". Yahoo! News. 2 November 2011. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
- "PICS: Kasautii Zindagii Kay's Original Komolika, Urvashi Dholakia Celebrates 41st Birthday In Style!". 10 July 2019.
- "Urvashi Dholakia as mother". TVGupshup. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
- "Serial thriller". The Telegraph. 28 January 2004.
- "Sinfully yours: Arguably the biggest vamp on the small screen, Urvashi Dholakia." The Hindu. Chennai, India. 1 June 2006.
- Pisharoty, Sangeeta Barooah (12 August 2004). "The queen of bad things". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
- Team, Editorial (14 April 2019). "The most iconic vamp of television "Komolika" From Kasautii Zindagii Kay". IWMBuzz. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
- "Urvashi Dholakia television's favorite Komolika crowned the winner of Bigg Boss 6". zeenews.india.com. 12 January 2013.
- "Urvashi Dholakia on her comeback in Chandrakanta, Ekta Kapoor giving her a magic wand and her pride in others imitating Komolika". The Indian Express. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
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