Surbhi Jyoti

Surbhi Jyoti  is an Indian television actress. She is known for her five roles in the TV series Qubool Hai.

Early and personal life

Jyoti was born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India.She has one brother.Jyoti received her early education from Shiv Jyoti Public School and then graduated from Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya. As a student of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, she participated in debates and received honours.[5][6] She received a Master of Arts degree in English from Apeejay College of Fine Arts. Jyoti currently lives in Malad, a suburb in Western Mumbai.


Jyoti started her career with the regional theatre and films. She worked in Punjabi language films Ik Kudi Punjab Di, Raula Pai Gaya and Munde Patiala De as well as the Punjabi television series’ Akiyaan To Door Jayen Na and Kach Diyan Wanga.

In the end of 2012, Jyoti got the television show Qubool Hai which was produced by 4 Lions Films and was telecasted on Zee TV.She played the role of Zoya Farooqui.[12] For the portrayal of the character, she won the award for GR8! Performer of the Year—Female at the Indian Television Academy Awards and Best Début Actress at the Zee Gold Awards 2013. She also won two Best Jodi awards with Karan Singh Grover. In 2014, Qubool Hai underwent a reboot, in which she played a double role of Sanam and Seher. In 2014, she ranked 16th in an annual poll conducted by UK-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye.

In 2015, she also hosted three seasons of the love drama Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya opposite Meiyang Chang.At Zee Gold Awards 2015, Karanvir Bohra and Jyoti were given the Best Onscreen Jodi Award. In 2015, Qubool Hai introduced a 25-year leap, post which she played Mahira, her fifth role in the show. In 2015, she ranked 17th in an annual poll conducted by UK-based weekly newspaper Eastern Eye. The Show Qubool Hai ended in January 2016. She is also going to feature in an untitled web show of 4 Lions Films alongside Barun Sobti and Karan Wahi.


Year Title Role Ref(s)
2010 Ik Kudi Punjab Di Gurmeet Kaur
2012 Raula Pai Gaya Reet
2012 Munde Patiala De Priyanka
2016 Tanhayian Meera Kapoor Filming
Year Title Role Network Ref(s)
2010 Akiyaan To Door Jayen Na Sona Zee Punjabi
2011–2012 Kach Diyan Wanga Preet Sehgal Zee Punjabi
2012-2016 Qubool Hai Multiple characters
Zoya Farooqui (2012-14)
Seher Ahmed Khan (2014-15)
Sanam Aahil Raza Ibrahim or Jannat (2014-15)
Mahira Akhtar (2015-16)
Zee TV
2014–2015 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Host Zing
2014–2015 Box Cricket League Contestant Sony TV
2016 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (season 7) Guest Appearances in semi finale week Colors TV
2016-present Comedy Nights Bachao Herself Colors TV
2016-present Comedy Nights Live Various Character Colors TV

Awards and nominations

Jyoti has received following awards/nominations for her work in the show Qubool Hai.

Year Award Category Result Ref(s)
2013 Indian Television Academy Awards GR8! Performer of the Year – Female Won
Desh Ki Dhadkan – Best Actress Nominated
Indian Telly Awards Fresh New Face – Female
Best Onscreen Couple (along with Karan Singh Grover)
Zee Gold Awards Gold Best Debut Actress Won
Best Onscreen Jodi (along with Karan Singh Grover)
2015 Zee Gold Awards Best Onscreen Jodi (along with Karanvir Bohra) Won