Drashti Dhami, aka Naina from Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil, has come a long way since her television
debut in 2007. The TV actress apart from being one of the highest-paid in the industry has managed
to keep herself relevant and mold herself to newer roles, in the last decade. Last month marked the
debut of her sixth show, Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka, and from what we’ve seen so far, it is a hit too!
As Drashti continue to rule our TV screens, here’s taking a look at her decade long career in the
Drashti Dhami is remembered mostly by her onscreen names, be it Geet, Madhubala or Naina.
Muskaan: Drashti entered Dill Mill Gaye as a bubbly, chirpy Punjabi girl Dr. Muskaan Chadda who
falls for the charms of Armaan, played by Karan Singh Grover. She is always seen at loggerheads
with her colleague Dr. Rahul and later they both fall in love, but their relationship cant stands the
test of time.
Geet: Drashtis big break was playing the lead role in Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi opposite Gurmeet
Choudhary on now-defunct channel STAR One. She played a young girl whos a victim of a sham
marriage. She fights all odds to get justice and in the process finds the love of her life in Maan Singh
Khurana, played by Gurmeet. Maan is Geets knight in shining armor and their crackling chemistry
was a big hit with the viewers.
Madhubala: Colors show Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon was launched to celebrate 100 years of
Indian cinema and Drashti played the title role of Madhubala who was born on a film set. She plays
a happy-go-lucky girl whose life turns upside down after meeting RK, a leading superstar played by
Vivian Dsena. Drashti and Vivian were much appreciated as an onscreen couple.
Gayatri: Drashti played the pivotal role of Gayatri in a period drama set in the pre-independence
era. Gayatri’s father whos a rich zamindar gets her married to Rana Indravadan Singh, the king of
Amerkot who is still in love with his dead wife. The story progresses with Rani Gayatri making a
place in Ranaji&s heart and kingdom. Its a love story that blooms between a commoner and royalty
amidst the conspiracies in the royal palace.