Born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Aashka is both a television actress as well as a model, and walks the ramp from time to time. She has been part of many Hindi television shows now, but her most outstanding work remains that of Kumud on the show Kkusum, where she plays the daughter of the lead. Apart from that, she also gained prominence in the latest edition of Big Boss 6, the reality show being aired on Colors TV, in 2012. Her most recent work would be walking the ramp for Girl Child on June 2012. Let’s take a look into her career and how she managed to have a profile in acting as well as fashion.
It was back in 2002 when she starred in her first serial – Sony TV’s Achanak 37 Saal Ke Baad. A year later she bagged the role of Kumud in Kkusum. Back then this show was very popular among the audience and they simply loved the serial and its lead played by Nausheen Sardar Ali. She managed to deliver a brilliant performance and won many praises. After this she acted in quite a few serials on Sony TV, for instance Akela, where she played the role of Kinnari and Kahin Toh Hoga, where she portrayed the role of Gayatri Ahluwalia.
She has been a part of a number of shows like, Sindoor Tere Naam Ka, Viruddh, Mere Apne and Saat Phere. The closest to a lead role that she had played was back in the early days of Kkusum when she was the daughter of the lead role. After that, and till the present, she has mostly been seen in secondary roles, with her characters not lasting on the show for more than about a year.
Apart from TV serials she has also been seen in many reality shows like Jet Set Go, Mr & Ms TV and Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar.
In the year 2010, she was invited for a guest appearance at Kaun Banega Crorepati. She was then a contestant on the show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Torchaar 4.
During this time from 2009 to 2012, she was also acting in the serial Laagi Tujhse Lagan, airing on Colors TV, where she played the role of the protagonist’s sister, Kalavati Tai. She was then named as one of the participants and house members for the show Big Boss Season 6, a reality show. She spent a commendable 83 days on the show, and even when she was evicted from it, she had gained the respect of all her fellow housemates. Bigg Boss helped her become a household name.