About Akanksha Puri
Akanksha Puri is a Famous and Talented Indian Actress, Model, and Social Media Influencer. She is often seen working in Hindi television series and South Indian films. Akanksha Puri was born on 26 July 1988 in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. She received her primary schooling in Bhopal.
Only after this, she passed the 10th and 12th examinations also by staying in Bhopal. After passing with good marks in Interpose, she also went to Indore, Madhya Pradesh for her graduation. Where she did her graduation from Devi Ahilya University, Indore.
Even after completing her training, she auditioned for air hostess in Chandigarh where she was selected for the cabin crew position. And after which she decided that now she will leave her job at the airline and do modeling. During modeling also she has shot for more than a hundred television commercial ads and print.
It was during a print shoot that Tamil filmmaker Alex Pandian impressed her and offered her a film. Akanksha also played the role of Kalyan’s sister in the Tamil film Alex Pandian, and she accepted the offer for a role in the film. And after that she acted in 2 films in the year 2014. She also played the character of Mukundan in the Tamil film Tihar, also released in 2014, and also made her debut in the Malayalam film industry by playing the role of Annie in the Malayalam film Praise the Lord in the same year.
|Real Name||Akanksha Puri|
|Profession||Actress, Model and Social Media Influencer|
|Famous For||Nandita Menon in the Hindi Film Calendra Girls|
|Date of Birth||26 July 1988|
|Age (as in 2023)||35 Years|
|Birth Place||Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|School||A Village School in Bhopal & Carmel Convent School, Bhopal|
|College & Institute||Not Known|
Physical Stats & More
|Height (Approx.)||5’5” (165 Cm)|
|Weight (Approx.)||55 Kg|
Affairs & More
Family & More
|Father||R.K. Puri (Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police)|
|Favorite Food||Pizza, Ice Cream & Chocolate|
|Favorite Actor||Salman Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Jacqueline Fernandez & Deepika Padukone|
|Favorite Singer||Lata Mangeshkar, AR Rahman & Badshah|
|Favorite Film||Hum Apke Hain Kaun|
|Favorite Cricketer||Mahendra Singh Dhoni|
|Favorite Cartoon Character||Cinderella|
Hobbies & Money Factor
|Hobbies||Dancing, Travelling, Music, Yoga & Driving|
|Net Worth (Approx.)||$ 1.5 Million – $ 5 Million|
Social Media ID
|Twitter ID||Click To Follow Her|
|Facebook ID||Click To Follow Her|
|Instagram ID||Click To Follow Her|
- In her spare time, Akanksha Puri loves to dance and travel.
- According to rumours, an Indian actress Meghna Raj was initially offered the role of Akanksha in Madhur Bhandarkar’s Hindi film Calendar Girls.
- Akanksha also has three tattoos on her body. On her lower back, she had a tattoo of a lotus, which she had re-framed into wings.
- In an interview itself, Akanksha discussed and revealed her lotus tattoo.
- She also decided to modify it when touch-ups were needed. Expressing happiness over this, she also said that,
- Because now it’s time for me to fly, I have given wings to the lotus too.
- While dating Paras Chhabra, Akanksha Puri also got her name tattooed on her left wrist. And even after they split, she also changed the tattoo to a barcode with the words “Being Me” inscribed next to it. And in an interview, Akanksha also discussed about her changed tattoo and said,
I have time. I am in love with myself and my work more than ever. And in a world where everyone tries to be something they’re not, I’m just #BeingMe. I am #BeingMe because being yourself can never be wrong. My name is also included in the bar code. And over the years, and I’ve used the hashtag “Being Me” that I wrote below.
- Akanksha Puri also has the Sanskrit phrase “Ahamasmi Yoddha” tattooed on her left arm, which translates to “I am also a warrior”.
- Even in February 2019, Paras Chhabra had also got Akanksha’s name tattooed on her left wrist. When Paras was also a participant in Bigg Boss 13, she had revealed that Puri had urged him to get Akanksha’s name tattooed on her body.
- However, Akanksha claimed that Paras was lying in an interview. She had said that she never even forced her to get her name tattooed on her body and Paras repeatedly pressurized her to get her name tattooed. And even after the breakup, Paras had changed the tattoo to an eye, which represents the reality TV show Bigg Boss.
- Many renowned magazines including The Wedding Mantra, Fab Lifestyle, Fashion Herald and Be Attractive have featured Akanksha on their covers.
- Akanksha Puri is a fitness enthusiast who follows a regular workout schedule.
- She also has posters of many wrestlers in her room as she was a huge fan of WWF and WWE as a child. She confessed in an interview that she first wanted to be a wrestler and eventually wanted to marry him.
- Akanksha loves dogs too much. And her beloved dog, Donut, passed away in 2021.
- She is also an ardent devotee of Ganesha.
- Akanksha Puri also drives a Mercedes.
- As per rumours, Akanksha was also approached to star in the 2022 season of Choti Sarrdaarni on Colors TV. And she was not even ready for this proposal, so she rejected it too.
- Akanksha Puri is a devoted follower of Indian actor Salman Khan. She had also accepted in an interview that she had a fantasy of dancing with Salman Khan since childhood.
- The woman had said that Salman Khan is also my first choice. It will be the same because that is the reason why I am attached to this field. I grew up watching her films and wished I could dance with him and her female co-stars. At first too, we hit off instantly as we both are from Indore.
- As per the rumours, Akanksha Puri was also given a chance to compete in Bigg Boss 13 as a wild card contestant. But but she had also decided not to take it. Talking about this in an interview, she had said that,
“Yes, the makers had also made me a good offer to enter as a wild card. Things could have gone my way.” However, I refrained from doing so because I was concerned that it might dilute her approach and make it less effective. I already give regular concerts for some other reason as well. I am also a very powerful person and can be a fierce opponent.
- Akanksha Puri is a cat person. In the pictures posted on Instagram, she is also often seen interacting with children.
People Also Ask About Akanksha Puri
Q1. Who is this Akanksha Puri?
Answer. Akanksha Puri is a Famous and Talented Indian Actress, Model, and Social Media Influencer.
Q2. Also, what is the height of Akanksha Puri?
Answer. Height of Akanksha Puri is 5’5″.
Q3. How much is Akanksha Puri’s net worth?
Answer. Akanksha Puri’s profession is Housewife. Her net worth is $1.5 Million – $5 Million.
Q4. How much does Akanksha Puri weigh?
Answer. Akanksha Puri weighs 55 kg.
Q5. Is Akanksha Puri Married?
Answer. She is still unmarried.