The well known actress of tellytown, Kratika Sengar was born and brought up in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, on 3rd July, in the year 1986. After completing her higher studies from New Delhi, she started off her career by working for an advertisement agency in the client servicing department, in Mumbai.
Kratika stepped into the silver screen with Ekta Kapoor’s popular K – series Kyunki Saans Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, aired on Star Plus, in the year 2007. She auditioned for Balaji Telefilms and got selected. In this serial, she played the character of Saanchi.
The dimpled beauty was next seen in the show Kasautii Zinadagi Kay, also aired on Star Plus. The daily soap took a leap and new characters were introduced in the next generation. She played the role of P2, the eldest granddaughter of Prerna or well known as the young Prerna. She portrays the character of a chirpy, bubbly next door girl, who is the apple of her grandmother’s eye and thereby aspires to follow her grandma’s footsteps. She is the most responsible as well as loving, among all sisters and takes care of them.
The 27 year old girl gained popularity and recognition with the serial Jhansi Ki Rani, in Zee TV. In this historical show, she portrayed the character of Manubai (Rani Laxmibai). She learned martial arts and also got specially trained in horse riding, sword fighting and gun firing for this serial as she had to play the role of a Kshatriya or the warrior in this daily soap. She was paired opposite Sameer Dharmadhikari in the show. Her action sequences and bravery in the serial helped her win millions of hearts. The show ran from 2012 – 13.
The 5 feet, 7 inch actress bagged the lead role in Shashi Sumeet Production’s serial Punar Vivah – Zindagi Milegi Dobara, on Zee TV. In this serial, she plays the role of a divorced mother, named Aarti, the female protagonist. She gets remarried due to family pressures. She ties the nuptial knot with Yash Ji, played by actor Gurmeet Chaudhary. He plays a father of two daughters and gets married for the sake of his children. Then the duo happen to fall in love with each other. The daily soap went on air in 2012 – present.
Apart from these, the talented actress is also seen in various short films, comedy shows and horror shows. Popular among them are Read My Silence, in which she plays the role of the female lead, accompanied by three men played by actors Akshay Mittal, Akshay Sharma and Vijay Suriya. It is based on the theme of three different men, bound by silence, with three different meanings. Kratika plays the love interest of Akshay Sharma in this fugitive show.
Kratika Sengar had also been one of the contestants of the reality show Lux Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket.
She also bagged a role as Chitra in one of the episodes of the well known horror show, Aahat, in Sony Entertainment Television.
The pretty little girl appeared in the serial Kyaa Dil Mein Hai, aired on the channel 9x, in the year 2008, where she plays the role of Naina, the female antagonist.
Her next project was Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil, in 2009, in which she played a cameo role named Simran, in Star Plus.
Popularly known as the Laxmibai of Indian Television Industry, Kratika Sengar won as well as got nominated for various Awards functions. She got nominated for 5th Boroplus Gold Awards, for the title of Best Actress (popular) for her serial Jhansi Ki Rani, in the year 2011, Zee Rishtey Awards, 2012, for Popular Jodi, for Punar Vivah – Zindagi Milegi Dobaara, shared with Gurmeet Chaudhary,
Indian Television Academy Awards, 2012, for Best actress (popular). She also won many Awards like Zee Rishtey Awards for Favourite Beti in the year 2010, The Global Indian Film and TV Honors 2010 for Best Fresh New Face Female, Big Television Awards 2011, for Veer Character Female, for her serial Jhansi Ki Rani. For Punar Vivah – Zindagi Milegi Dobaara, she won the Big Television Awards, for Best Celebrity Jodi, shared with Gurmeet Chaudhary, in the year 2011, 5th Boroplus Gold Awards 2011 for Popular Face Female, Big Star Entertainment Awards for Most Entertaining TV Actor (Female) in the year 2012, to name a few.
Kratika feels very happy at having been successful in showing off her excellent acting skills which gradually transformed from a girl – next – door in Kasautii Zinadagi Kay to a warrior in Jhansi Ki Rani to a mature mother in Punar Vivah – Zindagi Milegi Dobara.
Currently, she is busy with her career and has no spare time for getting committed or dating a guy, reveals the hottie in an interview. She loves to go with the flow and enjoy life to the fullest as she believes in the concept of live life king size!
The gorgeous damsel loves to spend her leisure hours either by staying at home and relaxing or reading books. Her hobbies are chatting with friends, eating, listening to music, especially romantic tracks, as well as sleeping. She loves to talk a lot. She hates loud music.
Kratika’s favourite film stars are Ranbir Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor. Her dream dates are – George Clooney, Ranbir Kapoor and Tom Cruise. She also loves watching Cartoon Network in her pass time and her favourite cartoon character is Popeye. She is a complete kohl girl and can’t live without her kajal. She is very fond of swimming. As a kid, she loved playing with a Barbie doll. She also loves pets. She is crazy about the daily soap Hitler Didi, aired on Zee TV.
The Punar Vivaah actress is extremely brand conscious and especially prefers Guess. She wears only what suits her and in which she feels comfortable. At home, she can mostly be spotted in a t – shirt teamed up with shorts. Kratika’s favourite shopping destinations are France and Delhi. Colours that fill her wardrobe are greens and pinks but her favourite colour is blue! She is also very fond of accessorizing herself with large bags and watches. Her most expensive buy, till date is a sari designed by Vikram Phadnis. Her favourite perfume is Versace pink. Must have’s in her wallet include cash, credit cards, pan cards and her passport sized photographs, smiles the stylish and trendy actress!