Nia Sharma Biography:
Nia Sharma, popularly known as the Barbie doll of the Indian television industry was born on 17th September, in the year 1990. She hails from Delhi. She pursued her graduation in Mass Communication and Journalism from the well renowned Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Rohini and intended to be a broadcaster. Nia is the youngest member in her family and has got an elder brother. Her father passed away at a very early age. She is very close to her mother and she is her best friend. Her birth name is Neha, but she finds it very common and therefore likes to be known as Nia. But officially she is still Neha.
Nia Sharma Debut Show:
Nia Sharma stepped into the small screen industry with the serial Kaali- Ek Agnipariksha, aired on Star Plus. She played the role of Anu in her debut show, a cousin to the protagonist Rachna, played by actress Swati Kapoor. Later she took up Rachna’s character (after she died), and seeked revenge from the antagonist as well as the killer of her best pal. The daily soap ran from 2010 – 11.
She made her next move with the serial Behnein, also aired on the channel Star Plus. Here, she played a small role, named Nisha, daughter to Jay, played by actor Akshay Anand. It ran from 2011 – 2012.
Nia also played a cameo role in VTV’s reality show The Player, where she plays herself (Neha).
Nia Sharma latest show:
The 5 feet 5 inch actress bagged the lead role in the daily soap Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai, aired on Star Plus. In this serial, she portrays the character of Maanvi Viraat Singh Vadhera, younger sister of Jeevika (played by actress Krystle D’Souza).
It is a story of two sisters who love each other and can’t stay apart. Maanvi (Nia) being the younger one creates a lot of mess and Jeevika is seen to sort out problems for her li’l sis. Nia is seen to be suffering from cancer and is the first Indian television actress to go bald for an onscreen role as a cancer patient.
She is paired opposite co – star Kushal Tandon, who plays the role of Virat. They are first seen quarreling with each other and then fall in love. Romance bloom up between the two and ultimately they end up getting married. They share a very cute onscreen chemistry and are highly appreciated by the audience.
The buoyant girl gained popularity as well as recognition from the serial Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai and is thereby popularly known as Maanvi. The show has helped her create a special position for herself as Maanvi, in the showbiz industry.It has been a turning point in her life. She has got millions of crazy fan followers.
Nia Sharma Boyfriend:
The 23 year old energy packet is rumored to be dating actor Varun Jain (her co – star in Kaali- Ek Agnipariksha) who can now be seen as the younger brother of the lead Suraj (Anas Rashid) in the daily soap Diya aur bati hum, according to sources.
They became good friends on the sets of Kaali- Ek Agnipariksha. Infact, the duo could often be spotted together even after the show went off air!
But when confronted, Nia denied the fact completely. She declared herself to be single and claims to be good friends with Varun. Varun too dismissed the rumors about their blossoming love and added that they are just good friends since long, since the time that they worked together.
Nia’s Awards and Critical Acclaims:
The bubbly actress got nominated for as well as won various Awards.
She got nominated for Star Parivaar Awards 2012 for the tag of both Favourite Jodi and Favourite International Jodi, shared with co – star Kushal Tandon, for their onscreen pair in the daily soap Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai.
Nia also won many Awards to her credit such as the Indian Television Academy Awards for the category of Best Actress Desh Ki Dadhkan (Popular) as well as Nayi Soch Kirdaar for her role as Maanvi Viraat Singh Vadhera, also in the year 2012, Saas Bahu Aur Saazish Awards, 2012 for Favorite Naya Sadasya, to name a few.
Nia Sharma hobbies, likes, dislikes as revealed in a recent interview:
The cute doll loves ice skating, driving and painting her nails. She says that she is crazy about changing her nail polish and changes it quite frequently, sometimes it’s blue, sometimes gold or silver! Her favourite past time on the sets in break time, is to file her nails and shape them up.
She also likes working on her body to stay slim. In fact, she can starve to keep her tummy flat, giggles the Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai actress. Nia eats only to survive and prefers to go for healthy food like fruits. She avoids junk food and chocolates.
Her dream guy would be someone who can just accept her the way she is! Someone who would take her to a long drive, someone who can tolerate her body odour when she’s not wearing perfume, someone who can tolerate her for constantly complaining about her weight! She would like to marry a guy who is well dressed as well as well spoken.
The cheerful actress wakes up at 7:30 in the morning and starts her day with cornflakes. She reaches the sets sharp by 9:00 am and finishes off her lunch by 3. After wrapping up her shoot, she leaves for home by 8:30 – 9 and makes sure to go to bed by 12:30 – 1.
Her favourite TV show is Bade Achhe Lagte Ho, aired on Sony Entertainment television and she only watches the show as she is very fond of the li’l girl Peehu. Nia loves kids and can bond with them quite easily. She is a big shopaholic but is not spendthrift. Her dream destination is Goa and she plans to visit Goa soon.