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Kishwar Merchant is an Indian actress and model also known as Kishwar Rai. Beginning her career in 1997, she has been in a number of drama programs for the Indian television industry. She is best recognized, though, for her role as Nonie in the teen drama Hip Hip Hurray. She is also well-known for portraying Dimpy Karan Kapoor and Rubina in the drama series Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar and Hatim, respectively. Merchant is also well-known for participating in the ninth season of the Indian reality show Bigg Boss. In terms of her social media popularity, the Indian actress and model is an Instagram phenomenon. She is one of the most-talked-about television actresses in India, with approximately 1 million fans on the social networking site. Merchant is also active on Twitter, where she frequently updates her profile. The actress is currently married to actor Suyyash Rai.

Kishwar Merchant’s Career

Kishwar Merchant’s acting career began in 1997 with the television drama series Shaktimaan. She subsequently portrayed Nonie on the Zee TV teen drama Hip-H Hip Hurray. She subsequently starred in the television series ‘Babul Ki Duwayen Leti Jaa,’ ‘Des Mein Nikll Hoga Chand,’ ‘Kutumb,’ and ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’.

In 2002, the actress starred on Sony TV’s ‘Dhadkan’ as Dr. Aditi. She began portraying Malini in the drama ‘Piya Ka Ghar’ in the same year.

From 2003 to 2009, Merchant did various shows like ‘Kayaamat’,’ Hatim’, ‘Khichdi’, ‘Sarabhai vs Sarabhai’, ‘Reth’, ‘Rihaee’, ‘Shiqwa’, ‘Instant Khichdi’, ‘Kkavyanjali’, ‘Kaajjal’, ‘Meri Awaz Ko Mil Gayi Roshni’, ‘Miley Jab Hum Tum’ and ‘Namak Haraam’, to mention a few.

Then, in 2010, she appeared on ‘Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani on Star One. The next year, she participated in the film “Bheja Fry 2.” The Indian actress subsequently appeared in the dramas Chhoti Bahu,’ ‘Arjun,’ ‘Amrit Mantha,’ and ‘Best Friends Forever.’

She portrayed Rama in the 2013 television series “Honey Juaa Na Hum.” In the same year, she began portraying Zelna in the adventure-fiction drama ‘Hatim’ on Life OK. In 2014, Merchant appeared on numerous television programs, including ‘Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon,’ ‘Ek Hasina Thi,’ ‘Akbar Birbal,’ ‘Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan,’ and ‘Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar.’

She subsequently featured as a competitor on the ninth season of Bigg Boss. In 2016, after being eliminated from the reality show, the actress appeared in “Box Cricket League 2.” She appeared in the web series ‘Desi Explorers’ the same year.

In the same year, Merchant also appeared in “Brahmarakshas – Jaag Utha Shaitaan.” In 2017, she appeared in Star Plus’s “Dhhai Kilo Prem.” In the same year, she also began portraying Neeta Malhotra in the drama ‘Savitri Devi College & Hospital’

Kishwar Merchant’s Personal Life

Kishwar Merchant was born in Mumbai, India on 3 February 1981 to Rizwana and Siraj Merchant. She began dating actor Suyyash Rai in 2010. The wedding took place on December 16, 2016.

Estimated Net Worth

Kishwar is one of the wealthiest and most popular television actresses. According to our investigation, Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider, Kishwar Merchant has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.