Surbhi Jyoti
Full name
Surbhi Jyoti
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Birth date
May 29, 1988
Shiv Jyoti Puplic School,
Hansraj Morarji Puplic College,
Apeejay College of Fine Arts (MA Degree)
Sooraj Jyoti (brother)
Years Active
2010 - Present

Surbhi Jyoti (born May 29, 1988) is an Indian television and theatre actress. She is popular for playing the Female Lead Role as Zoya Farooqui in Zee TV's soap opera Qubool Hai.

Personal lifeEdit

Jyoti was born to a Brahmin family in Jalandhar, Punjab. Her mother is a homemaker and her father is a businessman. She received her early education from Shiv Jyoti Public School and then graduated from Hansraj Morarji Public College. Jyoti also obtained a MA degree in English from Apeejay College of Fine Arts. She now lives in Mumbai, Maharastra while her parents and younger brother reside in Punjab, and has stated that her family has been very supportive of her acting career.


Before appearing in films and TV shows, Jyoti had some experience doing theatre. Her first role was in the Punjabi show, Akiyaan To Door Jayen Na. She then appeared in the film Ik Kudi Punjab Di, and portrayed the character Preet in the show Kach Diyan Wanga. After doing the role of Priyanka in Munde Patiale De, Jyoti landed her first lead role as Reet in the 2012 movie Raula Pai Gaya.

Jyoti currently essays the role of Zoya Farooqui in Zee TV's Qubool Hai opposite Karan Singh Grover, and has gained significant media attention and popularity. On her role as Zoya, she has said that she can relate to her character in real life.


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Ik Kudi Punjab Di Preet Supporting Role
2012 Munde Patiale De Priyanka Supporting Role
2012 Raula Pai Gaya Reet Lead Role

Television Edit

Year Serial Channel Role
September 6, 2010 – March 30, 2011 Akiyaan To Door Jayen Na Alpha ETC Punjabi Sona
July 11, 2011 – 2012 Kach Diyan Wanga Alpha ETC Punjabi Preet
October 29, 2012 – present Qubool Hai Zee TV Zoya Farooqui/Sanam Khan


Year Show Notes
2012 Zee Rishtey Awards Special Dance performance with Karan Singh Grover & Rishabh Sinha
2013 Holi Ladakhpan Ki Special Dance performance for Holi special with Karan Singh Grover
2013 India’s Best Dramebaaz Special performance
2013 Connected Hum Tum Special performance with others
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