|Vaishnavi Dhanraj Quick Info
|5 ft 2 in
|Date of Birth
|August 25, 1988
Vaishnavi Dhanraj is an Indian actor and reality television personality who has been a part of a variety of on-screen projects which include the likes of Kasautii Zindagii Kay, The Getaway, Karam Apnaa Apnaa, Na Aana Is Des Laado, CID, Kitchen Champion 4, Crime Patrol, Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath, Parvarrish–Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi, Vodka Diaries, Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon, Mahabharat, Satyagraha, Begusarai, Beti Ka Farz, Sasural Simar Ka, Yeh Vaada Raha, Bepannaah, Beyhadh, Navrangi Re!, Aapki Nazron Ne Samjha, Tere Ishq Mein Ghayal, and PK Lele A Salesman.
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Vaishnavi Dhanraj studied at the Blind Relief Association’s Mundle High School. After that, she enrolled at Shivaji Science College and eventually graduated.
Actor, Reality Television Personality
- Siblings – Shantanu Dhanraj (Brother)
5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm
57 kg or 125.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Vaishnavi Dhanraj has dated –
- Nitin Sahrawat (2012-2016) – She tied the knot with actor, model, social activist, and editor-in-chief of Atal Indians Magazine Nitin Sahrawat on December 23, 2012, in Shantikunj, Haridwar according to Vedic Rituals. The duo reportedly first met on the set of the show Kitni Mohabbat Hai Season 2. The wedding reception took place in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and was attended by many of their friends and co-actors including Meghna Malik, Kritika Kamra, Karan Kundra, Simran Kaur, Sadiya Siddiqui, Dayanand Shetty, Khalid Siddiqui, and Hrishikesh Pandey. The media included their wedding in the list of the biggest celebrity weddings of the year. For their honeymoon, they opted to backpack across the Western Ghats and stay in a rustic hut on the Konkan coast for 12 days. They appeared as guests for the launch episode of NDTV Prime’s show The Getaway in March 2014 and they were given a Hyundai Elantra which they then drove down to Kamshet. As the theme of this episode was adventure, the duo then paraglided off the Shelar’s Site and the episode was shot at their Lokhandwala Complex home and also featured their pet Labrador Retriever named Thor.
Only after a few years of marriage, the couple filed for a legal separation in July 2015 and eventually divorced in a mutual and amicable divorce in Bandra family court in January 2016. The reasons cited for the separation included incompatibility and emotional disconnect. In the aftermath of the divorce, some gossip websites alleged in December 2016 that marital abuse was a reason for the divorce.
Race / Ethnicity
Vaishnavi Dhanraj Facts
- Her parents were supportive of her artistic pursuits and used to accompany her to her initial auditions.
- In 2008, her family moved to Kalyan, Maharashtra.
- Vaishnavi Dhanraj started her acting career by making a cameo appearance in the Hindi-language family drama television series Kasautii Zindagii Kay in 2008.
- From 2009 to 2010, she brought to life the character of Inspector Tasha Kumar (a gun-toting detective) in the Sony Entertainment Television police procedural series CID.
- She brought to life the character of Ananya in the Hindi-language thriller film Vodka Diaries in 2018. The film is an unacknowledged remake of the 2010 American neo-noir psychological thriller film Shutter Island and stars Kay Kay Menon, Raima Sen, and Mandira Bedi in leading roles.
- Along with Manav Sohal, Brijendra Kala, and Shravani Goswami, Vaishnavi Dhanraj co-starred as a business tycoon’s daughter named Mary Marlo in the adult black comedy film PK Lele A Salesman in 2018.
- In 2023, she started playing the recurring role of Mehek Roy in the Hindi-language supernatural fantasy thriller television series Tere Ishq Mein Ghayal.
- In December 2023, a video went viral in which Vaishnavi Dhanraj was seen accusing her family of physical abuse. Subsequently, she filed a police complaint against her mother and brother.
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