Komal Jha is a Civil Engineer turned Indian Actress who predominantly works in the South Indian film industries. Hailing from Ranchi, she studied at MSRIT, Bangalore and pursued a bachelor’s degree in Engineering. She resigned her job in Dubai and returned to India to become an Actress .
Komal Jha comes from an orthodox Brahmin family based in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Her father is Philosopher and a published Author Dr. Shyama Nand Jha. Komal Jha studied in DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir Shyamali School situated in the MECON Colony in Ranchi. Komal Jha and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni lived in the same colony in Ranchi. Komal Jha moved to Bangalore for further education. She has BE degree in Civil Engineering from MSRIT. She was the topper of her department. She was placed on-campus by a reputed Construction Firm located in Dubai. Komal Jha worked for a year there and resigned her job to pursue her dream of becoming an Actress.
Komal Jha made her first appearance in the film 3 Idiots while in college. She has worked in 24 hours in Malayalam. Her second Telugu film, Priyathama Neevachata Kushalama was released on 21 March 2013. Before the release of the film, Komal Jha lamented that her role was chopped and that actor Varun Sandesh had removed her from the posters of the film and kept her away from the promotional activities.
Komal Jha next Telugu film Eduruleni Alexander released in March 2014. She has completed her shooting for Billa Ranga. Komal Jha has recently completed her Telugu project Maine Pyaar Kiya, in which she is playing the HR Manager of a Software Company.