Raashi Khanna Biography

Raashii Khanna, born on November 30, 1990, is an Indian actress known for her work primarily in Telugu and Tamil cinema, with notable appearances in Hindi and Malayalam films as well. Her journey in acting commenced with a supporting role in the Hindi film Madras Cafe (2013). Following this, she garnered attention with leading roles in significant projects such as the Telugu film Oohalu Gusagusalade (2014), Tamil film Imaikkaa Nodigal (2018), and Malayalam film Villain.

Raashii Khanna

Raashi Khanna Biography

Bio
Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 57 kg
in Pounds- 126 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-28-34
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 30 November 1990
Age (as in 2018) 28 Years
Birth Place New Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown New Delhi, India
School St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School, Delhi
College Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
Educational Qualification B.A. in English
Debut Film: Madras Cafe (2013, Bollywood)
Oohalu Gusagusalade (2014, Telugu)
Shaitan Ka Bachcha (2017, Tamil)
Villain (2017, Malayalam)
Family Father– Raj K. Khanna
Mother– Sarita Khanna
Brother– Raunaq Khanna (Elder)
Religion Hinduism
Address Palam Vihar, Gurugram, Haryana
Hobbies Singing, poetry, reading, travelling
Controversies Once she wore a long western dress in which Lord Ganapati’s picture was printed along with the picture of angels around him, which later became controversial.
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Lebanese & Chinese cuisine
Favourite Actors Shah Rukh Khan, Mahesh Babu, Ranbir Kapoor, Dhanush
Favourite Actress Madhuri Dixit, Priyanka Chopra
Favourite Films Bollywood: Khoobsurat
Telugu: Bommarilu
Favourite Songs Telugu: “Em Sandehum ledu” from the film Oohalu Gusagusalade (2014), Guvva Gorinkatho from the film Subramanyam For Sale (2015)
Hindi: Zara Zara from the film Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein (2001)
Favourite Colour(s) White, Yellow
Favourite Book Only Love Is Real by Brian Weiss
Favourite Perfume Midnight Poison by Christian Dior
Favourite Fashion Designer Sabyasachi Mukherji
Favourite Restaurant N Grill in Hyderabad
Favourite Pet Dog
Favourite Destination South Spain
Favourite Dress Saree
Favourite Ice Cream Flavour Chocolate
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affair/Boyfriend Jasprit Bumrah (Cricketer, Rumour) 

 

Raashi Khanna Early life & Personal Life

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Raashi Khanna, born on November 30, 1990, originates from Delhi. She pursued her education at St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School in Delhi and later earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in English from Lady Shri Ram College, also in Delhi.

According to Khanna, she excelled academically, being a dedicated and studious student throughout her schooling and college years. Despite initially aspiring to become a singer in her youth, her interests gradually shifted towards academics, with dreams of becoming an IAS officer as she matured. Khanna asserts that she neither harbored an interest in modeling nor envisioned herself as an actress; however, destiny led her to pursue acting. During her college tenure, she explored copywriting for advertisements before venturing into acting through various commercial projects before transitioning into films.

Raashi Khanna Career

Khanna stepped into the limelight with a supporting role in the 2013 Hindi political spy thriller film Madras Cafe, directed by Shoojit Sircar. In the film, titled “Madras Cafe,” she portrayed the character of Ruby Singh, the wife of an Indian intelligence officer played by John Abraham, who also served as the producer. Prior to her role, Khanna underwent rigorous acting workshops to prepare for her part. The film received widespread acclaim from Indian critics, with particular praise directed towards its compelling storyline and direction. Saibal Chatterjee of NDTV, in his review, highlighted Khanna’s performance, stating that she “makes an impact in a brief but significant appearance”. Madras Cafe emerged as a commercial success, grossing over ₹100 crore at the box office.

Raashi Khanna Some Lesser Known Facts About

  • Raashi’s upbringing occurred in Delhi, yet her origins trace back to Punjab. During her school years, English stood out as her favorite subject.
  • Demonstrating academic excellence, she secured the top position in her stream during the 12th standard.
  • Upon finishing her degree in Delhi, she harbored aspirations of pursuing a career as a copywriter for advertising films.
  • Embarking on her professional journey, she initiated her career as a model, engaging in advertisement commercials, print shoots, ramp walks, and even gracing the cover of the July 2009 edition of Femina magazine.

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