Anusha Dandekar is an Indian actress, VJ, and singer. She has gained popularity after hosting some of the popular MTV shows. Anusha has appeared in Bollywood and Marathi movies. She has also released a song on YouTube.
Keep reading to learn more about the personal life and career details of Anusha Dandekar.
Anusha Dandekar Wiki/Biography
Born on 9th January 1982, Dandekar is 39 years old as of 2021. She was born in Khartoum, Sudan. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Anusha was born in Africa. However, she has Australian nationality. She was born to a Marathi family. Anusha follows Hinduism. Anusha originally belongs to Pune, India.
There is no information about Anusha’s schooling and graduation. According to the sources, she completed her primary education in Sydney, Australia.
|Full Name||Anusha Dandekar|
|Date of Birth||9 January 1982|
|Birth Place||Khartoum, Sudan, Africa|
|Profession||Actress, VJ and Singer|
|Nationality||Australian, Sudanese and Indian|
|Hometown||Pune, Maharashtra, India|
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Anusha Dandekar’s father’s name is Shashidhar Dandekar who is a businessman by profession and her mother’s name is Sulabha Dandekar who is a housewife.
She has two sisters “Apeksha and Shibani Dandekar” who were born and raised in New South Wales, Sydney. Her family lived in Pune initially but has now moved to Kingsgrove, Sydney.
Anusha Dandekar dated Rannvijay Singha. The duo broke up and Anusha started dating Karan Kundra. The Kitni Mohabbat Hai star was in a live-in relationship with the 38-year old actress for a long time. In fact, the couple dated for more than 5 years. If the recent sources are to be believed, then they have broken up. Anusha is currently unmarried and single.
|Father Name||Shashidhar Dandekar|
|Mother Name||Sulabha Dandekar|
|Sister Name||Apeksha Dandekar and Shibani Dandekar|
|Boyfriend||Rannvijay Singha and Karan Kundra|
Anusha’s height is 165 cm and she weighs 52 kgs. Her figure measurements are 33-26-33. Her eye color is grey, while her hair color is black.
Dandekar wanted to become an actress. She moved to Mumbai when she was 19 years old. She got her first break in the entertainment industry from MTV’s House of Style show. She was the host of this show. Later, she got another anchoring project “Dance Crew”. Anusha is mainly seen as the anchor of reality shows. She has done MTV Teen Diva, Love School, and MTV news.
She won the best VJ award in 2008. Anusha gained recognition after working as the judge of MTV’s India’s Next Top Model in 2014. She hosted the show with the famous model and actress Lisa Haydon. Anusha has also been featured in quite a few Bollywood movies. She made her debut in the Bollywood film fraternity in 2003 with the movie Mumbai Matinee.
In 2005, she starred in Viruddh with the popular Indian actors, including Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, John Abraham, and Sanjay Dutt. She went on to win the Best Debut Award in 2006 for her brilliant performance in Viruddh. Anusha was also featured in Miss Bollywood and Anthony Kaun Hai. She worked with Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi. Anusha has also done Marathi movies. Her first Marathi film “Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha” got released in 2012. Anusha is also a singer. She sang “Single Better than Your Ex” in 2012. She was also seen in the movie Hello, where she played the role of Shefali in 2008. Anusha plays VJ Sophaya in Delhi Belly.
In addition to anchoring and movies, Dandekar has endorsed quite a few popular brands including Lee Jeans, Seventeen, Cosmopolitan, Reebok, and more. She was seen as the mentor in the MTV show “India’s Next Top Model” season 4 in 2018.
Anusha has given guest appearances in MTV Ace of Space and Troll Police.
Anusha got into a controversy when she trolled the Indian accent. Kishwer Merchant had posted an Instagram video. It seemed like Dandekar was trying to make fun of the Indian accent with her friend VJ Gaelyn. However, it did not go well with Kishwer and her husband Suyyash Raj. The couple slammed her for making fun of the Indian accent while she has made her career in this industry. They even mentioned Karan Kundra (her boyfriend) and other people she is friends with have the same accent.
Facts and Information
Anusha’s hobbies are singing and dancing.
She likes to drink alcohol.
She likes to eat junk food.
Anusha was very young when she moved to Mumbai. The only reason she had moved to India was to pursue her dream career.
In the same year, she got to host House of Style.
Her favorite singers are Britney Spears and Nicole Scherzinger.
She likes to pet dogs.
She gave a sizzling dance performance in her debut movie Mumbai Matinee.
Anusha is one of the 50 Most Beautiful Women in India.
She likes to drink alcohol with Karan Kundra.
In addition to acting, she loves singing. She even released her first song in 2012.
Her favorite actors are Miranda Kerr and Shah Ruk Khan.