Jennifer Winget Chivalrous Photos
Updated: Monday, January 11, 2021, 15:55 [IST]
Jennifer Winget (born 30 May 1985) is an Indian television actress known for her portrayal of Kumud Desai in Saraswatichandra, Maya Mehrotra in Beyhadh and Zoya Siddiqui in Bepannah. In 2019, Winget played Maya Jaisingh in Sony TV's Beyhadh 2.
Winget was born on 30 May 1985 in Bombay, (present-day Mumbai), India. She is the daughter of a Punjabi mother and a Maharashtrian Christian father, and is often mistaken for a person of non-Indian origins due to her western first name.Winget married Karan Singh Grover on 9 April 2012. In November 2014, Winget stated that she and Grover had separated.
Winget started her career at the age of 12 as a child actor in the film Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya, and then appeared as a child actor in the Indian film Kuch Naa Kaho at the age of 14. Later, as an adult, she went on to work in various Indian TV shows.Winget's big break as the lead in television came with the show Karthika, where she played the role of a struggling singer who dreams of making it big. She later starred in Kasautii Zindagii Kay, where she played Sneha, the daughter of the protagonists. In 2009, she replaced Shilpa Anand as Riddhima Gupta in the show Dill Mill Gayye. In 2013 she starred in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's television show Saraswatichandra as Kumud Desai opposite Gautam Rode. For her performance she won the Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actress Critics.In 2016, Winget portrayed Maya Mehrotra in Sony TV's Beyhadh.
For her performance she won numerous awards and appreciation. In 2018, she played the role of Zoya Siddiqui in Colors TV's Bepannaah opposite Harshad Chopda. She also portrayed the role of Maya Jaisingh in Sony TV's Beyhadh 2 during early 2020's, opposite Ashish Chaudhary and Shivin Narang. However, the show got an abrupt ending due to coronavirus lockdown. Winget is one of highest paid Indian Television actresses.