Fenil Umrigar is an Indian model and actress. She is best known for playing the role of Sanjana on V India’s youth-centric show Best Friends Forever.
She also played crucial roles in numerous other popular Indian TV shows like Kaala Teeka, Laal Ishq, Bade Achhe lagte Hain, and Yam Hain Hum. Currently, she plays the role of Pankhuri in Zee TV’s show Rajaa Betaa.
Fenil Umrigar Wiki/Biography
Born on 14th January 1993 in an upper-middle-class Parsi Gujarati family in Surat, Umrigar is 28 years old as of 2021. She was born and raised in Surat and received a very traditional upbringing.
Her first stage performance was at the age of ten years. She was certain that she wanted to be an actress from a very young age and moved to Mumbai in 2009 to follow her passion.
|Full Name||Fenil Umrigar|
|Date of Birth||14th January 1993|
|Birth Place||Surat, Gujarat, India|
|Profession||Model and Actress|
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Fenil Umrigar comes from a very conservative Parsi family and likes to keep her family life private.
Her father’s name is Jagjivan Umrigar who is a businessman and her mother’s name is Poonam Umrigar who is a teacher.
She also has one sibling, her brother’s name is Harsh Umrigar.
She shares a close, private bond with her family and is very fond of her culture and traditions. Apart from family, she is good friends with almost all of her co-stars.
Fenil Umrigar’s marital status is unmarried. She is not known to be dating anyone publicly.
|Father Name||Jagjivan Umrigar|
|Mother Name||Poonam Umrigar|
|Brother Name||Harsh Umrigar|
Fenil’s height is 168 cm and she weighs 50 kgs. Her eye color is hazel and she has brown hair.
Fenil started by appearing in TV and print commercials before making it big in the world of TV. She relentlessly auditioned for roles in her primitive years of struggle and made her TV debut in 2010 with Star Plus’ show Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak? The show helped her land on her feet and gradually she gained popularity as Sanjana on V Channel’s show Best Friends Forever? In 2012.
A year later, she landed the role of a young Pihu on Sony TV’s superhit show Bade Achhe Lagte Hain. It proved to be a gamechanger and Fenil was cast in SAB TV’s dramedy Yam Hain Hum in 2014.
She went on to appear in many popular shows after this which include Zee TV’s Kaala Teeka (2016), &TV’s Laal Ishq (2018), and Zee TV’s Rajaa Betaa where she currently appears as a regular member of the cast.
Fenil has not been in any major controversy so far but her video of lashing out on fake people in the film/TV industry after Sushant Singh Rajput’s death went viral and received mixed responses.
Facts and Information
Fenil wanted to be a teacher just like her mother before she wanted to be an actress.
She was a good student during her school days and brought no complaints home.
Fenil loves to play badminton in her free time.
Apart from being a good actress, Umrigar can sing well too and loves grooving on beats.
She believes in simplicity and never goes over the board with anything.
Her co-star Drashti Dhami is like a Gujarati sister to her and the two are good friends in real life.