Tapasya Nayak Srivastava is a model and TV actress based in Mumbai. She is known for her acting in Hindi TV serials like Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, ,
- India Fights Back, etc.
The 27 years old bubbly and the chirpy girl had a knack for acting. During her initial days, she did a lot of modelling assignments and also appeared in a few commercials. She debuted in 2012 as Kitti in the Hindi sitcom,
, which is still airing on SAB TV. On 28 February 2013, she did in a cameo role in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma, which is the most popular sitcom on SAB TV. She played the role of Bharti who came during the time when Gokuldham Society was facing water-related issues in the serial. Later, she bagged a meaty role in the horror-comedy TV series, Pritam Pyare Aur Woh, which aired from 3 March 2014 on SAB TV. She played the character of Mary, the gorgeous secretary of Tiku Killawala, on whom Pritam and Pyare had a secret crush. The show could not garner enough TRPs and was eventually pulled off on 1 August 2014.
On 15 February 2015, she appeared in the 11th episode of Bhanwar- Kalyug Ki Hairatangez Kahaniyaa which aired on Sony Entertainment Television. The critically acclaimed series was a series of courtroom drama which revolved around human vices and the grim realities of societies. She played the character of Police Sub-Inspector, Uma Shinde, who was a victim of domestic abuse by her husband, Divakar Shinde, who himself was a Senior Inspector.
She again appeared in the 32nd episode of the series on 10 April 2015 as Kareena Mehra, a spoilt brat who killed her father. She donned a seductive avatar when she played the role of a middle-aged and married aunt, Kusum, who tried to seduce her young nephew, Ajay, in Episode #1355 of the 4th season of Saavdhan India- India Fights Back airing on Life OK. In January 2016, she was roped in to portray Ronnie’s former girlfriend, Nisha, in the fantasy-comedy-drama Bade Dooooor Se Aaye Hai on SAB TV.
In the epic drama Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat, which aired on Colors TV, she played Rani Nihaarika, mother of Ahankara. She is currently playing the character of Sonia Jr. Doctor in Dr Madhumati On Duty, which is the 2nd season of Dr Bhanumati On Duty, on SAB TV. The talented actress says that she is open to all kinds of roles as she considers it a virtue of an actor to be versatile.