They say that beauty is skin deep. But, to be a part of the entertainment industry, beauty and talent must go hand-in-hand. Especially for the actresses of the industry. While, the television industry has gone a long way from the typical stereotypes of tall, fair, and colored eyes. There are certain standards that women must live up to. Especially if they want to become the next big name in the industry.
But, each woman has her own beauty and grace, that cannot be overlooked. So, here is the list of the 25 hottest Indian television actresses to grace the screens.
25 Hottest Indian Television Actresses To Grace Indian TV Serials
1. Jennifer Winget
A hot TV actress to keep a watch out for is Jennifer Winget. She has been in the limelight for a long time and has under her belt serials like Kasautii Zindagi Ki, Dill Mill Gaye, and Bepannah. To date, her most successful run has been as the obsessed stalker and lover in Beyhadh. Her fans love the story and her portrayal of the obsessed lover who will do anything to get the guy she wants.
With her ethereal beauty and intense acting skills, Jennifer has made quite a mark in the hearts of her fans. For now, she is arguably one of the most well-known faces in Indian serials.
2. Surbhi Jyoti
The next name in the list of hot TV actresses is Surbhi Jyoti. She was already a famous name in the Punjabi film and tv industry. But her big break came with the role of Zoya Farooqui in Qubool Hai. Her searing chemistry with Karan Singh Grover was enough to get her noticed by the viewers. With her other roles in Ishqbaaz, Naagin 3, and Koi Laut Ke Aaya Hai – she made a name for herself.
Surbhi may not be the faired beauty that people want, but her smoldering looks and amazing acting skills have catapulted her to stardom with her fans.
3. Nia Sharma
Everyone remembers Nia Sharma as the ‘Little Anjali’ from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. But she grew up to be one of the most beautiful TV actress of the decade. And she has the accolades to prove it.
Nia regained popularity with her role as Manvi Chaudhury in Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai. And from there she went on to star in hit serials like Jamai Raja and Ishq Mein Marjawan. She is also no stranger to reality shows – with her stint in Khatron Ke Khiladi 8.
Nia is considered to be one of the sexiest women in Asia and is very popular on social media for her bold statement and quirky fashion sense.
4. Krystle D’Souza
Another hot TV actress who has fans gaping over her – Krystle D’Souza is one of the most fan favorites in the industry. She has been in the industry since her college days and has a long list of tv serials to her name. One of her first roles was in Kahe Naa Kahe, followed by Kya Dill Mein Hai, Kasturi, and Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil.
With her beautiful smile and alluring features, she has captured the hearts of millions with her roles in Baat Hamari Pakki Hai, Yamini, and Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai.
Her fans love her social media channels for her glamorous style statements and over-the-top pictures.
5. Hina Khan
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The next hot TV serial actress that is a fan favorite is Hina Khan. With her role of Akshara Maheshwari in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, she became a household name. After her 8 year stint with the serial, she moved on to reality shows. But, not wanting to stunt herself, she even took on the infamous vamp role of Komolika in the Kasautii Zindagii Kay reboot.
But, recently, Hina has been in the tabloids for the wrong reasons. Because of her highly controversial stint in Bigg Boss 11 and her comments on other actors – she has been losing the trust of her fans.
6. Erica Fernandez
The next hot television actress to make the list is Erica Fernandez. This upcoming model and actress started her career at a young age. She has also worked in a few regional movies and Hindi films. Erica had her first break in mainstream Hindi serials in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi opposite Shaheer Sheikh.
Currently, Erica is cast to play the role of Prerna in Kasautii Zindagii Kay Reboot. And her fans are ecstatic. Because of her girl-next-door looks and acting prowess, Erica has become one of the most popular faces on television of late. And with the way she is moving forward, her fans expect her to be there for years to come.
7. Sriti Jha
Another bombshell hot tv actress to make the list is Sriti Jha. She first came to the limelight as a teen star on the popular show Dhoom Machaao Dhoom under Disney India. But her fans know her better for her roles in Shaurya Aur Suhani, Dil Se Di Dua… Saubhagyavati Bhava?, and Balika Vadhu.
One of her most famous roles to date was that of Pragya Sharma in Kumkum Bhagya. This role was what pushed her to become a household name. But even though Sriti has a huge fan base and numerous accolades to her name, not much is known about her personal life. Sriti chooses to keep her private life away from the prying eyes of the media.
8. Sanjeeda Sheikh
Sanjeeda Sheikh is one of the most beautiful Indian TV actress on this list. She made her debut with Kya Hoga Nimmo Kaa and even played a negative role in Kayamath. S also starred in Ek Hasina Thi as Durga Thakur, Ishq Ka Rang Safed, and Love Ka Hai Intezaar. Sanjeeda has also taken a step into reality TV and appeared with her husband Aamir Ali on Nach Baliye 3.
Sanjeeda has also made guest appearances in a few films and has acted in web series like Gehraiyaan. With her doe-like eyes, smoldering looks, and a plethora of acting skills – Sanjeeda is a force to be reckoned with in the Hindi serial industry.
9. Shraddha Arya
Next on our list of hot Indian TV actresses is Shraddha Arya. She made her first appearance in India’s Best Cinestar’s Ki Khoj. Shraddha has starred in multiple regional movies and was in Shahid Kapoor’s Paathshaala as well. Her first television debut was in the show Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki and she went on to star in other shows like Tumhari Pakhi, Kundali Bhagya, and Dream Girl – Ek Ladki Deewani Si.
Shraddha Arya is very popular among tv serial viewers because of her bubbly nature, beautiful features, and fresh acting.
10. Drashti Dhami
Drashti Dhami is one actress who needs no introduction. She has starred in multiple shows throughout her career and is well-loved by the audience. Her career began with Dill Mill Gayye and Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi.
But, the role that shot her to fame was Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon. After that, she went on to act in serials like Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani, Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil, and Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka. She has also taken part in reality shows like Mission Sapne, Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 6, and Box Cricket League.
With her beautiful smile, ethereal looks, and innocent acting Drashti is considered to be one of the most beautiful TV actress of this decade.
11. Divyanka Tripathi
The next hot TV actress on our list is Divyanka Tripathi. She started her mainstream career with the show Banoo Main Teri Dulhann where she played a dual role. Her acting and beauty pushed her into the limelight and helped her gain popularity overnight. And over the years she has won multiple accolades for her stellar performances.
Divyanka has also acted in Ssshhh… Phir Koi Hai and Mrs. & Mr. Sharma Allahabadwale. But what pushed her into the light again was her role in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein as Dr. Ishita Bhalla.
12. Mouni Roy
The next hot serial actress on the list is Mouni Roy. This Bengali bombshell is not only a good actress but also an exceptional dancer. Her first role was in the epic serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Krishna Tulsi. From there she went on to act in serials like Kasturi, Junoon – Aisi Nafrat To Kaisa Ishq, Naagin, and Devon Ke Dev Mahadev.
Mouni is also well known in the reality tv circuit. She has acted in shows like Zara Nachke Dikha, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, and Pati, Patni Aur Woh. She has now diversified into Bollywood films as well and has performed item numbers and acted in regional films.
13. Shweta Tiwari
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The next hot television actress to make the list is Shweta Tiwari. She has maintained her fame and popularity for decades. Her first serial was Kaahin Jissii Roz, but she won fame as Prerna in Kasautii Zindagii Kay.
She has also appeared in serials like Naaginn, Adaalat, Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo, Begusarai, and Mere Dad Ki Dulhan. She has also acted in reality shows like Nach Baliye 2, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6, and Bigg Boss 4. Shweta has remained in the news for multiple personal controversies but she has always made sure to keep her fans happy.
14. Sanaya Irani
Another hot tv serial actress on the list is Sanaya Irani. She debuted on television with Left Right Left after which she played minor roles in serials like Kasamh Se and Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi. But she bagged her first lead role as Gunjan in Miley Jab Hum Tum.
Sanaya’s most famous role was as Khushi Kumari Gupta in the serial Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon opposite Barun Sobti. This lead propelled her to stardom. After this, she appeared in serials like Ishq Wala Love, Chhanchhan, Rangrasiya, and Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki. She has also participated in some reality tv shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8, Zara Nachke Dikha, and Meethi Chorii No.1.
15. Surbhi Chandna
Surbhi Chandna is another name to add to the hot Indian TV actresses list. She made her debut with Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. But she gained popularity for her role as a deaf and mute woman in the series Qubool Hai. After that, she appeared in Ishqbaaaz as the lead against Nakuul Mehta.
Recently, Surbhi reprises her role in Dil Bole Oberoi and has been seen as Dr. Ishani Arora in Sanjivani. She has also acted in the movie Bobby Jasoos to cement her place in the industry.
16. Madhurima Tuli
The next addition to the hot serial actress list is Madhurima Tuli. She is one of the most talked-about actresses on the circuit and debuted with the serial Shree. Madhurima has also acted in serials like Parichay, Kumkum Bhagya, Dafa 420, Savitri Devi College, Rang Badalti Odhani, and Qayamat Ki Raat.
But sadly, she has remained in the limelight for her controversial fights with her now ex-boyfriend Vishal Aditya Singh. The duo was on Nach Baliye 9 and Bigg Boss 13, and their fights kept the audience hooked.
17. Ragini Khanna
Ragini Khanna is the next hot TV actress on our list. She rose to fame for her portrayal of Bharti in Bhaskar Bharti and in Sasural Genda Phool, as Suhana Kashyap. She has hosted a few shows like Gangs of Haseepur and India’s Best Dramebaaz as well. She is also a contestant in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 and has appeared in a few episodes of Comedy Nights with Kapil.
Ragini comes from a long line of veteran entertainers. Her mother is Kaamini Khanna. A writer, singer, anchor, and the founder of ‘Beauty with Astrology’. Her grandparents are classical singer Nirmala Devi and actor Arun Ahuja. And she is the niece of actor Govinda.
But, even though she has such a strong family bond to the entertainment industry, she has worked hard to earn her place.
18. Ankita Lokhande
Ankita Lokhande is another hot serial actress to make the list. She started her career opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in Pavitra Rishta as Archana. Her on-screen chemistry with Sushant and stellar performance led to her winning various TV awards and made her a household name. She also took part in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 and Comedy Circus. Ankita jumped into the movie industry with her role in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi and was a commercial success. She also starred in Baaghi 3 opposite Riteish Deshmukh.
Fans are still hoping that Ankita comes back to TV series, even though she is moving forward with her film career.
19. Asha Negi
Another TV serial hot actress is Asha Negi. She rose to fame with her role of Purvi in Pavitra Rishta and went on to win Nach Baliye in 2014. Before this, she appeared in the Bade Achhe Lagte Hain series as Apeksha Malhotra, a negative role. After her Pavitra Rishta role, she went on to act in Ek Mutthi Aasmaan and also made a small appearance in Killerr Karaoke Atka Toh Latkah.
Asha also appeared in Kumkum Bhagya and did an episode of Code Red. She has also hosted several shows like Box Cricket League and Indian Idol.
20. Sukirti Kandpal
Next on our list of the beautiful serial actress is Sukirti Kandpal. She started her career with Jersey No. 10 on Sony Sab, and later got the role of Dr. Riddhima Gupta on Dill Mill Gayye. This proved to be a turning point in her career and made her a household name.
Later on, she starred in Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo, Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani, and reality shows like Meethi Choori No. 1, and Nachle Ve. She participated in Bigg Boss 8, and in 2019 she played the character of Saundarya in an episode of Savdhaan India Special Crime Series. She is set to play the lead in the upcoming show titled Story 9 Months Ki which deals with IVF.
21. Sakshi Tanwar
One of the hottest Indian TV actresses even now is Sakshi Tanwar. While she may be a veteran in the industry, her beauty and skilled acting outshine most novices. She became a household name with her role of Parvati Agarwal in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki. And again stole the limelight playing Priya Kapoor in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain. She has also acted in serials like Kutumb, Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin, Balika Vadhu, Code Red, and 24.
While she may be a senior name in the circuit, Sakshi is still considered to be a beauty and a talented actress in her own right. And with her loyal fans, she is in no way considering slowing down.
22. Sumona Chakravarti
Next on the list of hot TV actress is Sumona Chakravarti. She began her career at the tender age of 11 in the Aamir Khan and Monisha Koirala movie Mann. But, she rose to the limelight with her role in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain as the spoilt younger sister of Ram Kapoor. After that, she took part in Kahani Comedy Circus Ki and won with Kapil Sharma. From there she joined him in Comedy Nights with Kapil where she played the role of his quirky wife. She also hosts two travel shows – Dubai Diaries and Swiss Made Adventures.
Although Sumona is still young in the industry, she has made a name for herself with her comic stance and iconic acting – making her another fan favorite.
23. Anupriya Kapoor
Anupriya Kapoor is another hot TV actress to make her name in the industry. She started her TV career with Miley Jab Hum Tum and became a star overnight. Later she appeared in Seven, Ssshhh…Phir Koi Hai and Rishta.com. She also acted in Tere Liye opposite Harshad Chopda and shot an episode of Yeh Hai Aashiqui opposite Shakti Arora.
Anupriya has also acted in serials like Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Halla Bol, Code Red, and Bhagyalaxmi. With her growing fan following, beautiful smile, and skillful acting – Anupriya is another actress who will shine for years to come.
24. Shivangi Joshi
Next to grace, our list is the most beautiful TV actress Shivangi Joshi. Her television career started with the Khelti Hai Zindagi Aankh Micholi serial. And later went on to act in Beintehaa as Aayat Haider and Poonam Thakur in Begusarai. One of her most iconic roles was that of Naira Goenka opposite Mohsin Khan in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. She has recently made her debut in a film with Our Own Sky at the Cannes Film Festival.
Shivangi may be fairly new to the industry. But she has already made her mark with her exceptional acting skills and her girl-next-door looks. And with her entry into the Cannes Film Festival, her fans are eagerly waiting for her next big performance.
25. Helly Shah
Last but not least on our list of hottest Indian TC actresses is Helly Shah. She is better known for her roles in Swaragini and Devanshi. Helly’s acting career jump-started with the show Gulaal. And in 2011 she played Shruti in Diya Aur Baati Hum, which cemented her place as the people’s favorite. Some of her most iconic serials are Alaxmi – Humari Super Bahu, Khelti Hai Zindagi Aankh Micholi, Khushiyon Kii Gullak Aashi, Sufiyana Paar Mera, and Yeh Rishtey Hai Pyaar Ke. She also took part in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 and has been acting in Ishq Mein Marjawan since the start of 2020.
Helly has proved that she is here to stay. With her stellar performance and killer looks, she has not only won the hearts of TV viewers but has also won multiple awards to cement her place in the industry.
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So, here are the top 25 of the hottest television actresses to grace the screen. While some may be well known and fan favorites, others have just started their career and are trying to become the next big name in the industry.
But, whatever may be the case, every woman in the list adds her own beauty, charm, and grace to each role she portrays. And, each is beautiful in her way. So, let us know if you agree with the list or if we have missed out on any actress who should be mentioned in the top 25 most beautiful women in TV serials.