Jia Shankar, Age, Filmography, Luxuries Life, Web series, Bio & More

Jia Shankar, Age, Filmography, Luxuries Life, Web series, Bio & More

         Jia Shankar Bio & More

Jia Shankar is a young Indian actress who mainly works in Hindi television and webseries. She is widely known for playing Dr. Irawati “Ira” Pandey in Meri Hanikarak Biwi and Sushila “Susheela” Ruhel Solanki in Kaatelal & Sons since 2019. She also appeared as co-host of “Good Night India” on SAB TV in 2020. Jia was seen in the 2022 Marathi film Ved. In 2023, she has participated in Bigg Boss OTT 2 as a contestant.

Shankar made her acting debut in 2014 in the Telugu film Entha Undanga Unnave, starring opposite Ajay Manthena. Later in 2018, she appeared in a Tamil film titled Kanavu Variam opposite Arun Chidambaram. Shankar made her television debut in 2016 with Bindass’s Love By Chance opposite Karan Singhmar as Alisha Rai. Shankar made her first television outburst in 2017 by playing the lead role of Shreya Dixit Rathod in &TV’s Queens Hain Hum.

Shankar was seen in SAB TV’s Kaatelal & Sons in 2023 playing the role of Sushila Ruhel Solanki opposite Paras Arora.. From August 2021, she is playing the role of Pavitra in Colors TV show Pishachini opposite Harsh Rajput.

He was seen in Ved in December 2022 as Nisha Katkar alongside Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia Deshmukh. The romantic thriller drama film had collected Rs 75.4 crore at the box office till January 2023. He was recognized for his on-the-go acting talent and for being a distinct face in the Marathi film industry. In the starting season of 2023, Shankar is participating in the game reality show Bigg Boss OTT 2.


Real NameJiya Shankar
Nick NameJiya
ProfessionActress, Model and Social Media Influencer
Famous ForBeing Playing Role in Queens Hain Hum, Meri Hanikarak Biwi and Pyaar Marriage Shhhh

Personal Life

Date of Birth10 October 1995
Age (as in 2023)28 years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Residence PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
SchoolNot Known
College & InstituteNot Known
Educational QualificationGraduate

Physical Stats & More

Height (Approx.)5′ 3” (161 Cm)
Weight (Approx.)55 Kg
Figure (Approx.)32-28-34
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown

Affairs & More

Marital StatusUnmarried
BoyfriendParas Arora

Family & More

FatherShankar Ahuja
MotherGauri Ahuja
BrotherName Not Known
SisterName Not Known

Favorite Things

Favorite SportPizza & Fast Food
Favorite ActorRanveer Singh
Favorite ActressDeepika Padukone
Favorite ColorPink, Black, Blue, White & Green
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite Car Fortuner & Suv 700
Favorite SongArijit Singh
Favorite BikeNot Known
Favorite DestinationGoa, London & Switezerland

Hobbies & Money Factor

HobbiesListening Music & Travelling
Net Worth (Approx.)50 – 60 Lakh

Social Media ID

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Jia Shankar, Age, Filmography, Luxuries Life, Web series, Bio & More

Unknown Fact About Jiya Shankar

  • In 2020, she has also received the Best Debut Award for Queens Hain Hum Serial.
  • Jia has acted in the Tamil film Kanavu Variam in 2018.
  • She is also currently active as a model and has appeared in several television and commercials.
  • She has also worked in episodic shows Love By Chance, Gumrah Season 4, Laal Ishq etc in 2020.
  • Jia has never taken any acting training, she learned acting by going to auditions and watching others perform.
  • She has also acted in a short film Rajma, in which Sucheta Khanna and JB Singh were seen with him.
  • She appeared in Alt Balaji and ZEE5’s web-series Virgin Bhaskar 2.
  • In 2021 he played the lead role in the SAB television show Kaatelal and Sons opposite Megha Chakraborty.
  • Jia’s parents divorced when she was 13 years old, her mother is a hairstylist, she has her own beauty parlour.
  • Jia Shankar made her acting debut in 2014 with the film ‘Entha Andanga Unnave’. In 2015 she appeared as ‘Jiya’ in the film.
  • She played the role of ‘Vaishnavi’ in a romantic comedy film titled ‘Hyderabad Love Story’ in 2019.
  • Jia made her debut in the Tamil film industry, also known as Kollywood, with a drama film titled ‘Kanavu Variam’ (2018), in which she appeared as ‘Veena’.
  • Jia made her debut in Marathi cinema in 2021 with the romantic drama film ‘Ved’. In 2022 she played Satya’s ex-girlfriend Nisha Katkar in the film.
  • She used to participate in sports with great enthusiasm during her school days. She is fond of playing Kho-Kho and has a keen interest in gymnasts.
  • In an interview, Jia revealed that she had to face a lot of trouble when her parents decided to separate. This phase of unrest had a surprising effect on his academic performance.
  • She discussed in an interview about the bullying he experienced during his college years, and it caused him to skip several lectures.
  • Jia recounted how her peers often insulted her, pointing out her sense of style and the way she expressed herself in class.
  • Jiya, instead of letting the bullies get to her, decides to take a stand and laugh along with them, effectively neutralizing their evil intentions.
  • Jia Shankar was once so unhappy that even family gatherings proved to be a challenge for her; However, her entry into the entertainment industry marked a change, revealing her unknown secret to the world.
  • Shankar underwent a beautiful personal transformation when she joined the Anupam Kher Acting Institute in Mumbai.
  • In an interview, reflecting on this period, she admitted that she was going through a painful phase in her life when she enrolled in acting school.
  • However, the practical exercises and training imparted at the institute helped Jia to fight through the challenging times and tough to dire situations.
  • In 2023 she has participated as a contestant in Big Boss OTT Season 2.

Jia Shankar, Age, Filmography, Luxuries Life, Web series, Bio & More

People Also Ask About Jia Shankar

1. What is the net worth of Jia Shankar?
ANS:- Jia’s net worth is Rs 2-3 crore. This has been said in a media report.

2. Who is Jia Shankar’s girlfriend?
ANS:- Jia Shankar’s boyfriend Paras Arora is a producer and actor.

3. Who are the parents of Jia Shankar?
ANS:- Jia Shankar’s father’s name is Shankar Ahuja and mother’s name is Gauri Ahuja. His father is LIC agent and mother is a housewife.

4. What is Jia Shankar famous for?
Ans:- Jia Shankar is an Indian television actress who has featured in Meri Dukan Buy as Dr. Best known for playing Irawati “Ira” Pandey and Sushila “Sushila” Ruhel in Kaatelal & Sons CD. He also appeared as co-host of “Good Night India” on SAB TV.

5. Where is Jia Shankar from?
Answer:– Jia Shankar was born on 10 October 1995 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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