Jiya Shankar(Actress)Big Boss Ott2 contestant: Wiki, Biography, family, career, and some insider verity.


Jiya Shankar Personal Information.

NameJiya Shankar
Date of Birth17 April 1995
Birth PlaceMumbai
MotherSurekha Gavli
FatherShankar Gavli 
School/CollegePrivate schools
Private college
ProfessionTelevision actress
Net Worth2-3 Crore.


Date of Birth17 April 1995
Time of Birth12:00:00( not available)
Place of BirthMumbai
Day of BirthMonday
Zodiac SignLibra
Sun SignAries 

Birth Chart


She was born in a Siddhi yoga. Individuals born under this yoga are blessed with high profile life and have an influential friend circle.

She has Venus in the 10th house in pieces sign that gives good height in her career. Venus in the 10th house gives artistic occupation.

Rahu in the 5th house in the Taurus sign with give a creative blend of mind.

Her Sun is exalted, which gives life like a king.

Who is Jiya Shankar

Jiya Shankar is a television Indian actress. She is famous for performing in television series like ‘Meri Hanikarak Biwi’. She is widely known to people as a contestant in the most popular show BigBoss Ott2.

Early and Family life.

Jiya Shankar was born on 17 April 1995 in Mumbai. She belongs to a Hindu family. She has had a zeal for acting since her childhood but her shy nature.was a barrier for her. At the age of 16 years, she tried to audition for television shows and films.


Surekha Gavli: Surekha Gavli is a mother of Jiya Shankar.She got divorced from his husband when Jiya was only 13 years old. Professionally Surekha Gavli is a hairstylist.


Father: Shankar Gavli is the father of Jiya Shankar. There is not much information about his father.


She completed her primary education at a private school. There is no information about her education. However, she has completed her graduation.

Jiya Shankar Career.

She made her acting debut in the Telugu film ‘Entha Andanga Unnave’ in 2013 as Jiya. After she appeared in the Telugu movie ‘Hyderabad Love Story’ as ‘Vaishnavi’.

In 2015 she entered the world of the television industry of Bollywood with the MTV Channel show Love By Chance. She performed the role of Alisha Rai in this show. She also appeared in many shows such as ‘Gumraah – End of Innocence’, ‘MTV Big F’ and ‘Meri Hanikarak Bewi’.

Jiya Shankar in Meri-Hanikarak-bewi
Jiya Shankar in Meri-Hanikarak-bewi
YearTelevision SerialRole
2014-2015Love by ChanceAlisha Rai
2016Queens hai HumShreya Dixit Rathore.
2017Meri HaniKarak BewiDr. Iravati
2019Virgin BhasskarPakhi
2022-2023PishachiniPavithra’ Piku’
Jiya Shankar in Queen-Hai-Hum
Jiya Shankar in Queen-Hai-Hum

She also appeared as a host in the comedian show Good Night India in 2022.

Apart from Telugu and Bollywood industries, she also performed her acting skills in Tamil films through her debut in the movie ‘Kanavu Variyam(2016).’ She appeared as a ‘ Veena’ in this movie.

Her versatile acting has not stopped here only. She entered the Marathi movie with her debut in ‘Ved,’ a dramatic film of 2022.

In 2023 she appeared as a contestant in Big Boss Ott2.

Physical appearance(approximate).

Weight55 kg
Eye colorBlack
Hair ColorBlack


She likes to tattoo on her body.

She loved cats as her pets.


She likes to read books and do painting in her free time.

In her interview, she revealed that she got into depression when her parents separated. The scenario affected her education.

She occasionally takes a drink.

In her childhood, she used to be an introverted child. Her college peers bullied her and always targets her. Her entry into the film and television industry brought transformation to her personality.

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