Nia Sharma is a renowned Indian television and film actress. She was born as
on September 17, 1991, in Delhi, India. Initially, she wanted to be a broadcaster, and so she studied Mass Communication and Journalism at Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) in Rohini, Delhi. Her father died at a very early age, and she maintained a close relationship with her mother.
In 2010, she made her debut on the small screen through the crime thriller series, 'Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha' on Star Plus channel. Nia played the role of Anu, the cousin of Swati Kapoor’s character in the series. Subsequently, she played the role of Nisha Mehta, the daughter of
) in Hats Off Productions’ '
', which was also aired on Star Plus. Neha also made a cameo appearance on the reality show, 'The Player'. In 2011, she bagged the role of Manvi in the daily soap, '
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai
'. Nia was seen suffering from cancer in the series and the first TV actress to go bald on television. She was paired with the actor,
in the show. Nia’s role as Manvi earned her praises and became a turning point in her life. After Ek Hazaaron, Nia took an over a year gap before returning to the small screen.
From 2014 up to the present, Nia is playing the role of Roshni on Zee Tv’s '
' in which she is acting opposite
in the lead role. This series was written and co-produced by actor,
. During the following year, Nia made a special appearance in the very popular soap, '
' on the Zee TV channel.
She earned nominations at the Star Parivaar Awards in 2012 for Favorite Jodi and Favorite International Jodi, which she shared with co-actor and on-screen pair, Kushal Tandon, for Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai. She received several accolades, including the Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Actress Desh Ki Dadhkan and the Nayi Soch Kirdaar for her outstanding performance in the same show.
Nia was once listed in the World’s Sexiest Asian Woman, along with ,
and more. She was rumored to be dating his co-actor, , but both denied the rumor and stated that they are just good friends.
This 2016, she ramped at the Beti Foundation Fashion Show, along with other television Bahus. Nia was known to be the ‘Barbie Doll’ of the Indian TV industry.