Shivya Pathania was a final year ECE engineering student from Chitkara University when she made her first step to the glamorous world by winning the Miss Shimla title, 2013. She was also a participant in the pageant in association with Indian Diva then.This made her one among the top 40 direct entries as contestants for Indian Diva who were chosen for the Miss India Universe. The contest took place on June 4 during the International Summer Festival in Shimla. The event was judged by Marc Robinson, National Director of the Femina Miss India Contest, Bharti Taneja, Director-ALPS Beauty Clinic, Pratima Malhotra Deputy Commissioner’s wife, Vatsala Khera and Reena Singh. Now she has managed to make a breakthrough to the fastest growing industry of India, the television industry. She plays the lead role in the serial named ‘Hamsafars’ which is directed and produced by Gul Khan on Sony Entertainment Television. Sony Television is one among the highly rated Hindi channels in India. Gul Khan is the co-creative head and co-producer of 4 Lions Films. She is the writer, producer and director for television serial Qubool Hai which won the Indian Television Academy's award for most popular TV show, 2013. Shivya Pathania is starred along with the actor Harshad Chopra (as Sahir Chaudhary) was formerly in Life Ok’s show ‘Dil Se Di Dua- Saubhagyawati Bhava’. She is playing the role of Arzoo who is a fashion designer. The show is about a Muslim family. There is a buzz in the industry that Jennifer Winget was the one who was initially approached for the role, the lead actress of Kasautti Zindagii Kay, Dill Mill Gayye and Saraswatichandra. Humsafars was aired on September 22, 2014.