Sriti Jha is an Indian television actress. Sriti Jha made her television debut in Dhoom Machaao Dhoom where she played the shy and superstitious Malini Sharma. After Rakt Sambandh she starred in on Dil Se Di Dua… Saubhagyavati Bhava?. She then joined Balika Vadhu as parallel lead, Ganga, a rustic, illiterate young mother of a one year old son and victim of Child Marriage who runs away from her abusive husband and in-laws. In January 2014, she signed on to play the main lead, Pragya Arora, in Kumkum Bhagya where she plays an associate professor for whom family means everything.