Jaya Bhattacharya is an Indian actress who has gained popularity by playing the role of Payal Pratap Mehra (née Parikh) in the popular Hindi-language soap opera Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Over the years, she has also been cast in a variety of other shows and movies which include Kasamh Se, Ek Vivaah Aisa Bhi, Devdas, Thapki Pyar Ki, Lajja, Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka, Gangaa, Jhansi Ki Rani, Pinjra Khoobsurti Ka, Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap, Jai Hanuman, Hatim, and Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon.

Born Name

Jaya Bhattacharya

Nick Name

Jaya

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Guwahati, Assam, India

Nationality

Occupation

Actress

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Jaya Bhattacharya is of Indian descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Cheeky smile
  • Pierced ears

Jaya Bhattacharya Facts

  1. She appeared as Lata in the 2001 Hindi-language drama film, Lajja, which showcases the plight of women and feminism in India.
  2. She was cast as Manorama in the 2002 period romantic drama film, Devdas, whose lead cast comprised of , , , and Jackie Shroff.
  3. Alongside the likes of , , and , Jaya Bhattacharya has co-starred as Jigyasa Walia in the soap opera, Kasamh Se, produced by .
  4. She is also known for bringing to life the character of Vasundhara “Vasu” Ojha in Thapki Pyar Ki from 2015 to 2017.
  5. She started appearing in the recurring role of Manjari Sanyal, Omkar’s mother, in the television drama series, Pinjara Khoobsurti Ka (English: Cage Of Beauty), in 2020.
  6. Jaya Bhattacharya is also a major animal lover and has often worked in order to feed the strays.
  7. She has accrued a fan base of more than 150k followers on Instagram.
  8. Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, it was rumored that she had passed away but she then took to social media to clarify the situation.

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Facts of Jaya Bhattacharya

  • full nameJaya Bhattacharya
  • Date of Birth July 01, 1978
  • Age 43 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • weight58 kg
  • height5 ft 2 in

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