Jiya Shankar was born on 17 April 1995 in Mumbai. His mother’s name is Surekha Gawli. When Jia was just 13 years old, her parents got divorced. He revealed in Bigg Boss itself that ‘Shankar’ is not his father’s surname, rather he has selected his own last name ‘Shankar’.
debuted 10 years ago
Jia started her acting career in the year 2013 with the Telugu movie Entha Andanga Unnave. After this she will be seen in Tamil movie in the year 2017.
Got recognition in 2016
In the year 2015, Jia had entered the world of TV. She appeared in ‘Love By Chance’. However, Jia got popularity in the year 2016 from ‘TV Queens Hain Hum’.
Appeared in Marathi movie
In 2022, Jia appeared in the Marathi movie ‘Ved’ alongside Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza and earned a lot of fame in the Marathi film industry. Now she is seen in ‘Bigg Boss OTT Season 2’.