Shivangi Joshi is an Indian television actress. She hails from Dehradun and has spent a major part of her childhood in and around Rishikesh. She is a trained kathak dancer and used to travel in various cities for her shows. Once, she got a chance to perform in Mumbai and the chief guest from the show suggested her family that she should try in acting. Shivangi Joshi is known for playing the roles of Poonam in Begusarai and Naira in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. She was also seen as Ayat in the Colors daily soap Beintehaa. Currently, she is seen in Star Plus’ daily soap Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
Real Name: Shivangi Joshi
Profession: Actress, Model
Date of Birth: 18 May 1995
Age (as in 2017) : 22 years
Birth Place :Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Hometown: Pune, Mumbai, Maharashtra
School: Pine Hall School, Dehradun
Hobbies: Dancing and reading
Physical Stats & More
Height: 5’ 5”
Weight: 50 kg
Figure Measurements: 33-25-33
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
TV Debut: (2013-2014) Khelti Hai Zindagi Aankh Micholi as Nisha
Favourite Food: Chocolates
Favourite Actor: Akshay Kumar
Favourite Actress: Kareena Kapoor, Manisha Koirala and Shweta Tiwari
Favourite Film: Kung Fu Panda, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Scary Movie, Wrong Turn, Final Destination, Anjaana Anjaani, American Pie, The Three Musketeers, Titanic, Letters to Juliet and Twilight
Favourite Book: Love Story by Erich Segal, Romeo & Juliet & Vampires by Claudia Gabel, and The 3 Mistakes of My Life by Chetan Bhagat
Favourite Destination: Shimla and Mussoorie
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status: Unmarried
Affair/Boyfriend: Shivangi is dating her YRKKH co-star Mohsin Khan. About her Moshsin said, “I don’t know what made me fall for her. I guess it’s her innocence. We are still exploring each other. It has been a long friendship and a beautiful journey, which has now blossomed into love.”
In Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
Shivangi Joshi is seen playing the role of Naira in Star Plus’ daily soap Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. She is seen opposite Mohsin Khan. The show stars Hina Khan in the lead role but Hina is all set to quit the show and will be shown dead in the show. After Akshara’s death the footloose and fancy free Naira will turn into a responsible woman. She has to keep her mother’s traditions and value alive.
Some lesser known facts about Shivangi Joshi
- Shivangi worked as a lead actress on &TV’s serial Begusarai, but in March 2016 she was removed from the show due to her unprofessional behaviour and low level of acting skills.
- In May 2016, she played the grown-up Naira’s role in Star Plus’ TV serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
- She considers actress Shweta Tiwari as her inspiration.
- She is an excellent dancer and participated in many dance competitions throughout India.
- She won gold medals in Taekwondo competitions.
- She took 1 year break from her graduation to try her luck in TV industry.