Akanksha Puri is Indian model and film actress, known for her work in Malayalam, Tamil and Bollywood. In 2015, she made her bollywood debut with Madhur Bhandarkar’s drama film Calendar Girls and is currently playing lead role of Mata AdiParashakti and her avatars in the show Vighnaharta Ganesha.

Birth Name

Akanksha Puri




Actress, Model



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Akanksha Puri was born on the 26th of July 1988, in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.


She’s currently 32 years old.

Sun Sign



Asian (Indian)




Akanksha completed her schooling from a convent school in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Family Details

  • Father – R K Puri (Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police)

  • Mother – Chitra Puri (Astrologer)
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Akanksha Puri has dated –

  • Paras Chhabra (2017-Present) – In 2017, Akanksha started dating Paras who is also a model, actor and television personality. They dated on and off for more than a year and in February 2019, Paras got her name tattooed on his forearm.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m


  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 123.5 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-26-36
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 33B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Akanksha played Devi Parvati in the Indian mythological series Vighnaharta Ganesha. She has appeared in films such as Praise the Lord, Samrajyam II: Son of Alexander and Calendar Girls.

Film Debut

In 2013, Akanksha made her acting debut with Tamil film, Alex Pandian. In 2015, she made her Bollywood debut in Madhur Bhandarkar’s drama film, Calendar Girls.

Television Debut

In August 2017, Akanksha made her first television appearance in the Hindi mythological TV series, Vighnaharta Ganesha on Sony TV.

Brand Endorsements

Akanksha has done endorsement work for several brands such as Dhatvik, Discount Market & Perfect 99 Perfume.

Nimrat Khaira Favorites

  • Favorite ActorSalman Khan
  • Favorite Film – Hum Aapke Hain Koun
  • Favorite Destination – Kovalam, Kerela
  • Favorite Color – Red

Akanksha Puri Net worth

Akanksha Puri has an estimated net worth of $0.8 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Akanksha Puri

  • Akanksha worked as an air hostess for Kingfisher Airlines and made the leap to modeling before becoming an actress.
  • She has done over 100 commercials and print shoots.
  • In 2013, Akanksha made her film debut with a Tamil film, Alex Pandian.
  • In 2015, she made her Bollywood debut in Madhur Bhandarkar’s drama film, Calendar Girls.
  • In 2017, Akanksha worked with Shrey Singhal for a music video Jahaan Tum Ho.
  • In 2017, Akanksha played the role of Devi Parvati in a television show Vighnaharta Ganesha.


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