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Surbhi Jyoti

Surbhi Jyoti

Surbhi Jyoti is a popular face of Hindi and Punjabi television. She is a successful Indian Punjabi actress famous for her role as Zoya Farooqi in Qubool Hai, aired on Zee TV, and as Bela Sehgal in Naagin 3 on Colors TV.

Quick Information

Name- Surbhi Jyoti

Nick Name- Fruity

Profession- Actress

Height- 5'6"

Eye Color- Black

Date of Birth- May 29, 1988

Birth Place- Jalandhar Punjab

Zodiac- Gemini

Marital Status- Unmarried

Parents Name- Not Known

Sibling- Sooraj Jyoti

Hobbies- Yoga, Reading and Dancing

Favourite Food- Pani Puri and Rajma Chawal

Favourite Actor- Tom Cruise, Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Hugh Jackman

Favourite Actress- Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Priyanka Chopra

Favourite Color- Blue

Favourite Restaurant- Banana Leaf in Ghatkopar

Favourite Destination- Paris, Rome and Switzerland

Early Life

She was born on May 29, 1988, in the city of Jalandhar in the Indian state of Punjab. She completed her early education at Shiv Jyoti Public School and graduated from Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya. She was very active as a student while studying in Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya and participated in debates, and received honours. Later she got enrolled in Apeejay College of Fine Arts and completed her Master of Arts in English.


Jyoti's acting career began in regional theatre and movies. She has also been a radio jockey. She has worked in many Punjabi films such as Ik Kudi Punjab Di, Munde Patiala De and Raula Pai Gaya and also in some Punjabi television series such as Kach Diyan Wanga and Akiyaan To Door Jayen Na. She got the role of Zoya in the Zee TV Hindi television series Qubool Hai, which 4 Lions Films produced and broadcast towards the end of 2012. For her role as Zoya, she won GR8! Performer of the Year?Female at the Indian Television Academy Awards and Best Début Actress at the Zee Gold Awards 2013. She also received two awards for the Best Jodi alongside Karan Singh Grover. Qubool Hai was relaunched in 2014, with her portraying both Sanam and Seher. In 2014, she came in 16th place in an annual poll conducted by the UK-based weekly publication Eastern Eye.

In 2015, she and Meiyang Chang co-hosted three seasons of the love drama Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya. At the Zee Gold Awards 2015, Karanvir Bohra and Jyoti were named Best Onscreen Jodi. Qubool Hai introduced a 25-year gap in 2015, after which she portrayed the role of Mahira, her fifth role in the show. In 2015, she was ranked 17th in an annual poll conducted by the UK-based weekly publication Eastern Eye. The Zee TV show Qubool Hai ended in January 2016.

Along with several other television performers, she presented the travel-themed web programme Desi Explorers Taiwan in 2016. In 2016, she appeared in 4 Lions Films' Ishqbaaaz as Mallika Kabeer Choudhary, a businesswoman who is also an architect, alongside Shaleen Malhotra. In September 2016, she co-hosted another travel-themed web series, Desi Explorers Yas Island, alongside a number of other television stars.

Tanhaiyan, a web series created by 4 Lions Films, starring her as Meera Kapoor opposite Barun Sobti, played the role of a nonjudgmental and emotionally vulnerable fashion designer. On February 14, 2017, Hotstar made all episodes of the web series public. In 2017, she starred as Geetanjali Singh Shekhari, a royal family girl, in Star Plus's psychological thriller Koi Laut Ke Aaya Hai. Surbhi also played the character of Bela Sehgal in Balaji Telefilms' Naagin 3 as the female protagonist, which premiered on Colors TV in June 2018. The programme had strong ratings and finished in May 2019. She starred in Yeh Jaadu Hai Jinn Ka in 2020.

Jyoti appeared in the VYRL Originals music video "Aaj Bhi" in 2020, alongside actor Ali Fazal. She was featured in another music video, "Judaiyaan," with Darshan Raval in 2020. She made her comeback in March 2021 in digital space with the web series Qubool Hai 2.0, a reboot version of her famous Zee TV drama Qubool Hai, with actor Karan Singh Grover, their second collaboration after 8 years, reprising their roles as Zoya and Asad, respectively. Surbhi will make her Bollywood debut opposite Jassi Gill in the movie "Kya Meri Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai?"


Surbhi Jyoti

Surbhi Jyoti has spoken up about how her co-stars saw her accomplishment in an interview with Bollywood Bubble. She has been in a number of films and television shows. Surbhi Jyoti has stated that her co-stars criticised her for her "easy success." In a subsequent interview, Surbhi revealed that she would ignore them because she felt they were "merely releasing their feelings." The actor also discussed Karan Singh Grover and Pearl V Puri's rumoured romance and said it's all fake news. According to Surbhi Jyoti, people are stigmatised for choosing acting as a profession since society considers it a "bad career."

Some Known Facts About Her

  1. Surbhi was very active as a student and always participated in debates, and she won the National Debate Championship three times.
  2. She worked as a theatre artist and an RJ in the initial days of her career and got her debut in Punjabi film and television series.
  3. Prior to joining the Mumbai television business, she worked in a few Punjabi films, music videos, and serials.
  4. She portrayed five distinct characters in her hit TV series, Qubool Hai.
  5. She is friends with television actresses Asha Negi, Riddhi Dogra, and Shalini Kapoor.
  6. She would have been a teacher if she hadn't been an actor.
  7. She frequently forgets important occasions, such as her birthday or wedding anniversary.
  8. She has hydrophobia, which is an intense or unreasonable dread of water.
  9. Zorawar Singh was her ex-boyfriend. He is the brother of Punjabi actress Madhurjeet Sarghi.
  10. She enjoys collecting shoes.

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