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Apeksha Porwal is an Indian model, dancer and actress. She has participated in multiple beauty pageants including Miss Universe and Miss India. In 2020, she debuted and earned fame as an actor in the web television series ‘Undekhi’ directed by Ashish R. Shukla in which she played the role of a girl named Koyal. Apeksha has been cast in shows and movies like Badhaai Do, Undekhi, Imperfect, Pyaar Ek Dhokha Hai, Dil Bekaraar, and Salt City.

Birth Name

Apeksha Porwal

Nickname

Apeksha

Profession

Actress, Model, Dancer

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Apeksha Porwal was born on the 29th of August 1993, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Age

She’s currently 29 years old.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Apeksha did her schooling at Smt Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane, and then she went on to complete her graduation in Economic honours from St. Xaviers College, Mumbai. After, she attended Jeff Goldberg Studio in Mumbai and studied method acting through a 9-month diploma program. She has also received acting training under the guidance of talented actor Neeraj Kabi and writer Atul Mongia.

Family Details

  • Father – Sanjay Porwal
  • Mother – Sangita Porwal
  • Siblings – Abhilasha Porwal (Elder Sister)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Apeksha Porwal has dated –

Apeksha has largely opted to keep her personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about her love life and dating history.

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Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 32-24-33
  • Bust – 32 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 33 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For 

Apeksha became holds multiple pageant titles, the two most prestigious ones being Miss Universe India 2017 (2nd RUp), Miss India Delhi 2015 (winner) and Miss Teen India International 2009 (winner).

Film Debut

In 2020, Porwal made her debut in the release Undekhi by Applause Entertainment, directed by Ashish R. Shukla and produced by Siddharth Sengupta and Jyoti Sagar for SonyLIV Originals, and in the Bollywood movie Badhaai Do (2022) as a supporting actor.

Television Debut

In 2021, Apeksha has also worked in the Hotstar television series, Dil Bekaraar.

Brand Endorsements

Porwal has done endorsement work for a number of brands such as Daniel Wellington, Lakmé, Brillare, and Plix.

Apeksha Porwal Net worth

Apeksha Porwal has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Apeksha Porwal

  • Apeksha is trained in the Indian classical dance form Kathak, and she has also been a national-level chess player.
  • She studied method acting at the Jeff Goldberg Studio in Mumbai through a 9 month diploma programme under Jeff Goldberg, actor, director and previously a faculty member at the world renowned Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York.
  •  She’s also studied acting under the tutelage of acclaimed actor Neeraj Kabi and Atul Mongia.
  • She enjoys reading.
  • Her favorite actress are Madhuri Dixit.
  • She is well-versed in Hindi, English, and Marathi.
  • She is a voracious reader and consumes everything from fiction and classics to autobiographies.
  • In 2009, she won the title of Miss Teen India International.
  • In 2015, she was a finalist at the Femina Miss India, where she won the title of Fujifilm Miss Selfie.
  • She was the First runner-up in the Miss Diva competition.
  • She has appeared in many TV commercials including Imperial Blue, FBB, L’Oreal, and Whisper.
  • In 2015, Apeksha won the title of Femina Miss India Delhi.
  • In 2015, she became the 1st runner-up at Miss India Worldwide.
  • In 2015, she co-founded a social enterprise named Janta Meals, which sets up restaurants in slum areas of Mumbai and sells food at affordable rates.
  • In 2017, Porwal became the 2nd runner-up at Miss Diva.
  • In 2017, she became the 2nd runner-up at Miss Universe India.
  • In 2017, Apeksha was featured on the cover page of Femina Magazine with Peden O Namgyal and Shraddha Shashidhar.
  • In 2020, she was seen in a Web Series Undekhi by Applause Entertainment, in which she played the role of a girl named Koyal.
  • In 2021, Porwal brought to life the character of Mitali in the romantic comedy streaming television series Dil Bekaraar. The show’s lead cast consists of Akshay Oberoi, Sahher Bambba, Anjali Anand, Raj Babbar, Padmini Kolhapure, Sukhmani Sadana, and Poonam Dhillon.
  • In 2022, Apeksha was cast in the recurring role of Rashmi in the Hindi-language family-drama web television series Salt City. It stars Piyush Mishra, Divyenndu, and Gauahar Khan.
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