Jia Mustafa is an Indian TV actress. She started her career in a negative role in Zee TV super hit serial '
' in which she acted as Poornima Mallik Mittal or Pooni. This was out and out a negative and a villainous role but she performed so well that she became the apple of the eye for the viewers. Her performance was much appreciated by the press as well as viewers and as a result she started getting offers for negative roles only which she did not like.
Instead of doing negative roles , she changed her course and started working in episodic TV shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhan India and
Lakhon Mein Ek
etc. crime Patrol was hosted by
and presented real life crime stories revolving round kidnapping, harassment and murders and suggested the ways to avert such crimes. Jia appeared in many episodes of the show and in one of the stories she performed with
, in another with noted theatre personality and yet in another she acted with Ehsaas Chanana of Mahadev fame. This series was telecast in Pakistan also on Geo TV.
She also performed in many episodes of with
. Saavdhan India was yet another crime show where she made her appearance in many episodes. This series telecast on Life Ok and then on Star Utsav and dealt with real life crime stories.
She also worked in some episodes of Laakhon Mein Ek which was inspired by the real life stories in
show 'Satyamev Jayate'.