Jennifer Winget is an Indian television actress, who appeared in films as a child artist. She was born on 30 May 1985 in Goregaon, Mumbai, India. Winget is one of the highest paid Indian Television actresses. She is well known for her roles of Kumud Desai in Saraswatichandra, Maya Mehrotra in Beyhadah and for Zoya Siddiqui in Bepannah. Recently Jennifer played role of 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 Maharashtrian Christian father and a Punjabi Mother, and is often mistaken for a person of non-Indian origins due to her western first name. Her Father name is Hemant Winget, who works at Reliance Industries and Her mother Prabha Winget, who is a homemaker.
Jennifer Winget married Karan Singh Grover on 9 April 2012. Divorced him in November 2014, Winget stated that she and Grover had separated.
Winget Started her career at the age of 12 as a child actress in the film Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya, and then she appeared as a child artist in the film Kuch Naa Kaho at the age of 14. Later, as an adult actress, She went on to work in various India Television 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 Kasauti Zindagi 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. The Show increased Jennifer’s popularity, which was further cemented by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s maiden TV production Saraswati Chandra (2013-2014). She starred in the 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 Song 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 Chooda. She also portrayed the role of Maya Jaisingh in Sony TV’s Beyhadh 2 during early 2020’s, opposite Ashish Chaudhary and Shivin Narang.
Akele Hum Akele Tum
Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat
Raj Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya
Kuch Naa Kaho
Released on Netflix
2002-2003 : Saka Laka Boom Boom (Piya)
2003 : Kkusum (Simran)
2003 : Kkoi Dil Mein Hai (Preeti)
2004 : Karthika (Karthika)
2005-2007 : Kasautii Zindagii Kay (Sneha Bajaj)
2006 : Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa (Natasha)
2006 : Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii (Herself)
2007 : Kahin To Hoga (Svetlana)
2007-2009 : Sangam (Ganga Bhatia)
2007 : Kumkum -Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan (Guest as Ganga)
2008 : Zara Nach Ke Dikha 1 (Contestant)
2009 : Dekh India Dekh (Host)
2009 : Laughter Ke Phatke (Host)
2009 : Comedy Circus 3 (Contestant)
2009 : Perfect Bride (Finale Performer)
2009 : Dill Mill Gayye (Dr. Riddhima Gupta)
2010 : Zara Nach Ke Dikha 2 (Host)
2011 : Zor Ka Jhatka- Total Wipeout (Contestant)
2011 : Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala (Host)
2011 : Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan (Host)
2012 : Teri Meri Love Stories (Neeti)
2013-2014 : Saraswatichandra (Kumud Desai)
2013 : Ek Hazaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (Guest as Kumud)