Riva Bubber is an Indian television actress and former model, who is best known for her role in the recent Indian soap opera ‘
Ram Milaayi Jodi’ (2010) & ‘
Beintehaa’ (2013). Riva once was a model, who appeared in several television advertisements during the initial period of the evolution of the Indian television industry. During her decade long association with the world of entertainment, she modeled for a range of brands. Her appearance in the famous Cadbury’s advertisement and an act in the music video opposite ‘
John Abraham’ are still fresh in the memories of the viewers.
After earning a lot of popularity in the modeling world, she tried her luck in acting, where she debuted with ‘
Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr’ (2002). The series was aired on Star Plus & was also broadcasted by Triangle TV of New Zealand. She played the role of main lead ‘Nikita’ and the plot was about the life of three friends, namely Nikki, Adi and Ash - their lives and love. After this stint, she joined the team of ‘
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ (2000), where she was assigned the role of an oldest daughter-in-law of the family called as ‘Damani Gautam Virani’. The show gained immense popularity and it transformed the lives of everybody who was associated with it, in any way.
These assignments helped Riva a lot in shaping up her career. She took a break from the entertainment world due to some reasons. After a while she was again active with some noted television programs such as 'Kya Hadsa Kya Haqeeqat' (2002) '
Ayushmaan' (2004) and '
Kkavyanjali' (2005). She played some noted lead characters in these programs. Recently, She was seen in the popular television soap ‘Ram Milaayi Jodi’, where she was seen playing the role of ‘Vimmy Bedi’, who is the mother-in-law of the lead character of the series.
Most recently, she was seen in the popular television soap ‘Beintehaa’, where she was seen playing the role of ‘Shabana Ghulam Haider’. The series was based on the life & the events of ‘Zain’ & ‘Alia’ and their platonic love for each other. On the personal front, she has two brothers and she lives with her mother in Mumbai.