Jayati Bhatia - She is the strict Mataji on Sasural Simar Ka on Colors and has done many shows for Indian Television earlier too. The versatile actress however started off with theatre much before she got introduced to television with the show Ithihaas. Trained under the noted Ebraham Alkazi while studying in Delhi, Jayati dabbled into theatre all the time that she was studying. She went on to do plays both in English and Hindi like Going Solo, Mahatma V/s Gandi, Vagina Monologues, Mad about Money, Blame it on Yashraj, Khatijabai of Karmali Terrace (where she played a character which covered the range of 12 to 70 years) and some of these are still being staged. Jayati has worked with the biggies of theatre like Rahul Dacunha, Feroz Khan, Vikram Kapadia, Alyque Padamsee and Mahabanoo Kotwal.
Anup Soni - An alumnus of the National School of Drama, Delhi Anup started working in Television shows and films but his love for theatre had to make him turn that way sooner or later. Currently, Anoop is popular for his role of Baapusa in Balika Vadhu on Colors and as an anchor on Sony TV's Crime Patrol while in theatre he is part of the Ekjute group's play Pencil se Brush Tak where he plays a young M.F. Husain. Anup met his current wife Juhi during the play and in fact Ekjute is formed by her parents the noted actor duo - Raj and Nadira Babbar.
Gaurav Gera - Long before he shot to fame as Nandu in Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi Gaurav used to perform with theatre groups in Delhi. After doing films and TV shows, Gaurav managed to stay true to his first love which was theatre as he continues to be part of the Jhumroo, a musical extravaganza where he plays the title role and sings, acts and dances as part of his character. Gaurav has always maintained that he has always liked to be an active in theatre and has found ways to make time for it by not taking much work in TV which is more demanding. Even when he was last seen in the daily show Mrs. Pammi Pyarelal on Colors playing the title role, Gaurav sneaked out of Mumbai every weekend to perform Jhumroo in Gurgaon.
Mandira Bedi - She might be famous for her stylish avatar in noodle strap blouses and saris and come across as someone who is ultra-glam but Mandira is one actor who delves into theatre too. After becoming a household name with Shanti and doing films, Mandira tried her hand at modelling, anchoring and also veered towards theatre and has been actively involved in it. Mandira who has acted in plays like Laughing Wild and Anything but Love once also acted in a collection of ten short plays each of 10 minute duration where and ended up playing characters with ages varying between 30 and 75. Mandira who was last seen in 24 tele-series on Colors, continues with doing plays on the side and claims to be addicted to theatre.
Kshitee Jog - Daughter of the talented theatre duo Anant Jog and Ujwala Jog from the Marathi theatre, Kshitee herself was quite active in theatre. After becoming popular in Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyaan on Zee TV, Kshitee went on to do popular serials like Aapki Antara, Maan Rahe Tera Pitaah and comedy in Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai. Currently she is seen in as Devyani (Naitik's step mother) in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
Gulki Joshi - This one from the younger generation has been part of theatre groups since her childhood days since both her parents are actively involved in theatre. Gulki too was part of the drama troupe of her college and immediately after finishing her graduation she set on to act in Television. Having done shows like Crime Patrol and Phir Subah Hogi, Gulki will soon be seen in Life OK's upcoming show Nadaan Parindey.
Seema Khot Mattoo