Kriti Kharbanda is an Indian actress and model who predominantly works in the Hindi and Telugu film industry. As of 2021, Kriti has a net worth of $4 million. She is known for portraying Aarti in the romantic drama film “Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana” (2017) and Rajkumari Meena/Neha in the comedy film “Housefull 4” (2019) starring Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon and Pooja Hegde.
Kriti started her career as a model and made her acting debut with the Telugu film Boni in 2009. She has been nominated twice for the Filmfare Award South and received SIIMA Award. Recently she appeared in ZEE5 Original thriller drama film “Taish” in the lead role.
Kriti Kharbanda Wiki/Biography
Born on 29 October 1990, Kriti Kharbanda’s age is 30 years as of 2021. She was born and brought up in a well-educated family from New Delhi, India. In the early 1990s, she moved to Bengaluru with her family.
She completed her primary education at Baldwin Girls High School, Bengaluru and Bishop Cotton Girls’ School, Bengaluru. After that, she enrolled at Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, Karnataka and completed a diploma in jewelry designing.
Kriti was super interested in the cultural activities during her academic years. She was in her school when she got her first TV commercial and mentioned how she loved to be part of TV commercials during her school life. She was featured in many ads, including Fair & Lovely, Spar and Bhima Jewelers.
Raj Pippala approached Kriti for his movie, for which, he was looking for a lead female actress. She caught his attention from her Spar advertisement. Kriti told the media that she never wanted to become an actress or join the film fraternity. It was her mother who encouraged her to consider this career.
|Full Name||Kriti Kharbanda|
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
|Date of Birth||29 October 1990|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Profession||Actress and Model|
|School||Baldwin Girls High School
Bishop Cotton Girl’s school
|College/University||Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College|
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Kriti Kharbanda belongs to a Punjabi family from New Delhi, India. She is an Indian by nationality and following the Hindu religion.
Her father’s name is Rajni Kharbanda and her mother’s name is Ashwani Kharbanda.
She has two siblings, her elder brother’s name is Jaiwardhan Kharbanda who owns Paper Plane Productions. Her younger sister’s name is Ishita Kharbanda.
Kriti Kharbanda’s marital status is unmarried. Her boyfriend’s name is Pulkit Samrat. The couple is dating for the last two years and confirmed their relationship openly. Previously, Pulkit was married to Shweta Rohira (2014 to 2015).
She was also in rumors of dating her co-star Sumanth Kumar during her debut days. The reports suggest that the duo had even purchased a house so they could spend time together. However, Kriti denied the dating rumors with Sumanth. She also dated Gaurav Arora during her Raaz Reboot shoot days. The duo would spend a lot of time together on sets.
|Father Name||Ashwani Kharbanda|
|Mother Name||Rajni Kharbanda|
|Brother Name||Jaiwardhan Kharbanda|
|Sister Name||Ishita Kharbanda|
Kriti is one of the gorgeous Indian actresses and models. She was praised for her visuals during her debut. Kriti’s height is 161 cm and she weighs 52 kg. She has black hair and brown eyes. Her figure measurements are 34-27-34. She is a fitness enthusiast and practices aerobics.
Kharbanda got her first South film in 2009. She was starred opposite Sumanth in the Telugu film “Boni”. Even though the film did not perform well and receive negative remarks, Kriti’s performance received great appreciation from critics. After her performance in Boni, she landed the lead role in another movie “Teen Maar”. Later, she made a debut in the Kannada film industry with the movie “Chiru”.
Critics appreciated her performances in the South movies. Kharbanda got recognition after Chiru. As a result, she was offered four Kannada movies in 2011. She appeared with Manoj Manchu in Mr. Nookayya. Kriti mentioned that playing Girija was the most difficult part of her acting career. She got to design her jewelry and costumes on her own.
Kriti got recognition mainly after her romantic comedy Kannada movie “Googly”. Her performance was praised by the critics and she was even called the soul of the movie. The film performed extremely well at the box office with a collection exceeding INR 15 Crores. It turned out to be one of the highest-grossing Kannada movies in 2013.
Kharbanda started to receive offers from the Bollywood fraternity. However, she couldn’t accept these proposals as she was quite occupied shooting for the Kannada movies she had signed for the year. She was seen in Super Ranga, Thirupati Express, and Minchagi nee Baralu. In the following years, she was starred in many Telugu and Kannada films.
Kharbanda played the lead role in her first Bollywood movie “Raaz Reboot” where she was starred opposite Emraan Hashmi. She continued to work for the Kannada film fraternity with another film “Maasthi Gudi”. She played the lead role in Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana and Guest in London. Kriti appeared in Veerey Ki Wedding and Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se in 2018. She also got to work alongside Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon, and Bobby Deol in the movie “Housefull 4” in 2019. She made her Tamil debut in 2017 with the movie “Bruce Lee”.
Facts and information
Kriti was starred in several TV commercials during her school days.
She got her first film offer from her Spar TV commercials that caught the attention of a famous South film director Pippala. She recalled the audition days when she gave an audition for the movie with 150 girls.
Kriti practices aerobics for fitness.
She owns a dog named “Pooh”.
Kriti likes to collect sarees and footwear. She owns over 100 pairs of footwear.
Her favorite actors and actresses are Farhan Akhtar, Saif Ali Khan, Dia Mirza, Ramya, and Andrita Ray. She likes to listen to the music of AR Rahman.
Her favorite food is Matar Paneer and Chilli Chicken. She took 5 months to admit that she is in a relationship with Pulkit Samrat.