Shraddha Arya is an Indian actress and model. She rose to fame with her portrayal of the role of ‘Pakhi’ in the television serial “Tumhari Paakhi” (2013). Arya has acted in various Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, and Tamil movies. She has also participated in a couple of reality shows.
Shraddha Arya was born on 17 August 1987 (age 36 years; as in 2023) in New Delhi. Her zodiac sign is Leo.
She did her schooling at Hans Raj Model School, New Delhi. She attended Delhi College of Arts and Economics and got her master’s degree in economics from the University of Mumbai.
She made her debut on television in 2004 with “India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj.” Since then there has been no looking back for her. Shraddha Arya has acted in many television serials and advertisements. In addition, she has appeared in music videos of songs.
- Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
- Weight (approx.): 55 kg
- Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-36-34
- Eye Colour: Black
- Hair Colour: Black
Shraddha Arya was born in a Hindu Family in New Delhi.
Parents & Siblings
She has a sister- Divya Arya and a brother.
On 16 November 2021, she got married to Delhi based Naval Officer Rahul Sharma Nagal in Delhi.
She got engaged to Jayant Ratti (owner of TechJect Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia ) in 2015. Later, the duo parted their ways due to certain indifferences.
Shraddha Arya is in a relationship with Alam Makkar, entrepreneur and lawyer. Late, in an interview, she revealed that their engagement on the TV show ‘Nach Baliye’ was a part of the show and it was not for real. The Times of India Within a year of their relationship, the couple parted ways.
She made her debut as an actress with the 2006 Tamil film “Kalvanin Kadhali.”
She made her Bollywood debut with the film “Nishabd (2007).”
She made her Telugu film debut as an actress with the film “Godava (2007).”
In 2010, she made her Malayalam film debut with the film “Vandae Maatharam” (bilingual film- in Tamil and Malayalam).
In 2011, she made her Kannada debut with the movie “Double Decker.”
In 2018, she made her debut with Punjabi movie “Banjara.”
In 2004, Shraddha Arya contested in the TV show “India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj,” which was aired on Zee TV. She went on to become the first runner-up.
She made her television debut with the show “Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki,” which was aired on Life OK from 2011 to 2012.
She rose to fame after she played the role of ‘Pakhi’ in Life OK’s TV Serial “Tumhari Paakhi” (2013-14).
She is famous for her roles in the television serials “Tumhari Paakhi (2013-14),” “Dream Girl (2015-16),” and “Kundali Bhagya.”
Shradha Arya became a host with the television show “Mazaak Mazaak Mein.”
In Music Videos
Shraddha Arya has acted in music videos of various songs. She was first seen in Shael’s song “Soniye Heeriye” (2010). Subsequently, she appeared in the music videos of the songs- “Jeena” (2006), “Meri Jaan” (2017), and “P K” (2019).
Shraddha has been seen on television commercials for various popular brands like TVS Scooty, Pears, Johnson & Johnson, etc.
In Reality Shows
Shraddha appeared as a participant in the dance reality show “Nach Baliye 9” along with her boyfriend Alam Makkar.
- Indian Telly Awards for the Best Actress in a Negative Role for the serial “Dream Girl” in 2015
- Kalakar Awards for Best Actress for the serial “Kundali Bhagya” in 2018
- Gold Awards
She has won 2 gold awards. One of the awards was for the Best Onscreen Jodi (With Mohammed Iqbal Khan) for the serial “Tumhari Paakhi” in 2015.
- Zee Rishtey Awards
She has won 2 Zee Rishtey Awards; one for the Favorite Popular Character (Female) for the serial “Kundali Bhagya” in 2017 and other for Best Actor (Female) in 2018.
- Food: Rajma Chawal
- Book: ‘The Hidden Splendor: Discovering Your Inner Beauty’ by Osho
- Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
- Actress: Madhuri Dixit
- Musical Band: Pink Floyd
- Song: ‘Killing Me Softly’ by Roberta Flack
- Film: “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)”
- Destinations: Goa, Thailand, Dubai
- Her hobbies include cooking, reading books, and doing photography.
- As a child, she was always competitive and won many school competitions. When she was in kindergarten, she received her first award.
- She is a spiritual person and has posted various pictures of Navratri pooja on her Instagram account.
- In 2018 and 2020, she was listed in the Times 20 Most Desirable Women on Television. The Times of India