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Gia Manek is an Indian television actress. Before venturing into the television industry, she played a minor role in the 2010 Hindi comedy film Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke. She also appeared in the popular TV show Star Plus’s Saath Nibhaana Saathiya as Gopi bahu and SAB TV’s Jeannie Aur Juju. After Saath Nibhana Saathiya, she also became the household name. Afterward, In 2012, she had participated in the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5.

About Gia Manek

Born18 February 1986
Age (as of 2021)35 years
Birthplace Ahmedabad, Gujrat
DebutFilm Debut: Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke (2010)
TV Debut: Saath Nibhaana Saathiya (2010)
Famous forGopi Bahu (Saath Nibhana Saathiya)
Heightin centimeters- 158 cm
meters- 1.58 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 2″
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Early life, education and family of Gia Manek

Gia Manek was born on 18 February 1986. Her birthplace is Ahmedabad, Gujrat. Moreover, her parents’ names are Harshad Manek and Reena Manek. She belongs to a Gujrati Hindu Rajput family. She also completed her schooling in her hometown. Afterward, she did her graduation in Advertising and Marketing. She currently lives in Mumbai.


Gia Manek began her career as a model. She also started her career with the Bollywood film Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke. In this movie, she played the daughter’s role of Sankata Prasad Tripathi, which Om Puri played. Afterward, she came into the spotlight and became a household name through Star plus’s popular serial Saath Nibhana Saathiya. She appeared as a female actress opposite Mohammed Nizam. However, she left the show after working for two years. Later, Devoleena Bhattacharjee continued her role.

Moreover, in 2012, she participated in season 5 of the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Ja.

Then, in 2015, she appeared in Sab TV’s serial Jeannie Aur Juju as Jeannie. Also, for this role, she won Kalakar Awards for Best Actress.

Afterward, she was seen in a guest appearance in the television serials-

  • Balika Vadhu,
  • Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha,
  • Badi Doooor Se Aaye Hain,
  • Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai.

Recently she worked in Star Bharat’s television serial Tera Mera Saath Rahe.


In 2012, Gia went to a hookah restaurant bar with her mother and friends where the Police raided to catch hookah smokers. However, she was not involved and was later released.

Some interesting facts about Gia Manek

  • Gia Manek was born and brought up in a modest family in Ahmedabad.
  • Also, her first salary was 25000/- for an advertisement commercial when she was a teenager.
  • Gia is also a philanthropist and supports Smile Foundation India. She has also ramp walked for them to promote girl child education.
  • Then, she has won five times Star Parivaar Awards for Favorite Patni, Jodi, Bahu, Behan, Bhabhi, and Naya Sadasya.
  • She is an animal lover. She has a pet dog Scrappy and a pet cat Snowbell.
  • Gia is a devotee of Lord Ganesha.
  • She won several awards, including Television Academy Awards and Indian Telly Awards, for her performance as Gopi Bahu.
  • Her hobbies are reading, shopping and dancing.
  • She was also a part of the Delhi Dragons team at the reality of the sports show Box Cricket League.

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