Jaya Mathur did not start her career from television, she started it from movies like Raat, Baazi and Anmol and after that she shifted to the television. She has acted on shows like Kaun Apna Kaun Paraya, Jaagir Bandhan and Kasamh SeKasamh Se is a drama soap opera that was aired on >> Read More.... The show that gave her fame was her entry in Kahaani Ghar Ghar kii. In the show she was the fourth actress playing the role of Shilpa Bhabhi.
Jaya decided to quit the show Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki because she said does not want to color her hair gray and act as a granny. Before she left the Kahaani Ghar Ghar kii, Jaya signed another show Dolee Saja Ke on Sahara One, where she is playing a role of a call girl. In this appearance she is playing negative role and contended in playing a negative character again. Jaya is an originally a family oriented person and likes to spend her free time staying home with her family and friends.
Recently, Jaya has changed her name spelling and added one more “a” in Jayaa and extra “h” in Mahhtur. When asked why she has done this, she replied that she read a book on numerology and believes the change has passed on her positive response.