|Renuka Shahane Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||October 7, 1966|
Renuka Shahane is an Indian actress, writer, and director who rose to fame as the co-presenter of Doordarshan’s TV show Surabhi (1993–2001).
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Renuka graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from St. Xavier’s College. Later, she went on to complete her Post-graduation in Clinical Psychology from the University Of Mumbai.
Actress, Writer, Director
- Father – Lt. Cdr. Vijay Kumar Shahane (Officer in the Indian Navy)
- Mother – Shanta Gokhale (Theatre Personality, Writer, Film Critic)
- Siblings – Girish Shahane (Brother) (Contemporary Writer, Art Critic, Artist)
- Others – Arun Khopkar (Ex Step-Father) (Film-Maker), Jerry Pinto (Step-Father) (Film Journalist)
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Renuka has dated –
- Vijay Kenkare – Marathi theater writer and director Vijay Kenkare tied the knot sometime in the past. However, the couple divorced.
- Ashutosh Rana (2001-Present) – Renuka tied the knot with actor, producer, and author Ashutosh Rana on May 25, 2001. Together, the couple has 2 children named Shauryaman Neekhra and Satyendra Neekhra.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
- She sports a pair of rectangularly shaped reading glasses.
- Wide smile
Renuka has appeared in commercials for several brands such as Fevikwik.
Renuka Shahane Facts
- She and her brother Girish were raised in Mumbai by their mother.
- As of March 2022, Renuka’s brother Girish worked as a columnist with Scroll.in.
- The earliest post that Renuka uploaded to her Instagram account was on December 1, 2014.
- She made her debut Hindi-language film appearance as Rashmi in Tamacha in 1988, alongside the likes of actor Jeetendra, Rajinikanth, Amrita Singh, and Bhanupriya. Later, in 1989, she was cast in her first TV show as Maria in Circus.
- Her film and television credits include Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa, Dusari Goshta, Khichdi, and Kabhi Aise Geet Gaya Karo.
Featured Image By Bollywood Hungama / CC BY 3.0