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Akansha Ranjan Kapoor is an Indian Model, Actress and Social Media star popularly known for being the Best friend of Bollywood super hit lead actress Alia Bhatt. She has become famous by creating regular appearances alongside Alia on her Instagram account. However she recently made her acting debut through Netflix movie “Guilty” which was released in March, 2020.© ibollynews

She was born on 18th September, 1993 (age 27 years, as of 2020). Her father is Shashi Ranjan an actor/director from Film and Television Institute of India and the publisher of GR8 magazine. Her mother is Anu Ranjan, the founder of Indian Television Academy. She has an elder sister Anushka Ranjan who is also an actress and well established model. She has modelled for designers like Manish Malhotra, Vikram Phadnis, and Neeta Lulla etc. and made her debut in Hindi cinema with the Romantic comedy, “Wedding Pullav” in October, 2015.

Akansha did her schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School. After completing schooling she received a 2 year acting diploma from Whistling Woods, followed by a course at ITA School of Performing Arts.

Personal Life

Original/Real Name Akansha Ranjan Kapoor
Other/Nickname Kanch/Kanchi
Profession/Occupation Indian Model, Actress, Social Media Personality
Birthplace Mumbai, India
Nationality Indian
Age (as in 2020) 27 years (as of 2020)
Date of Birth 18th September, 1993
Hometown New Delhi, India
Caste/Religion Hindu
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Current career status Active


Physical Appearance

Height (Centimeters) 155 cm (5’01”)
Weight (Kilograms) 55 kgs
Body Measurements 30-26-32
Hair Color Brown
Eye’s Color Black


Family, Relatives & Siblings

Father’s name Shashi Ranjan
Mother’s name Anu Ranjan
Brother’s name NA
Sister’s name Anushka Ranjan

Marital Status, Affairs, Boyfriends, Kids & Relationship

Boyfriend N/A
Dating Rumored girlfriend of Indian Cricketer KL.Rahul
Marital Status Unmarried
Spouse/Husband NA
Son NA
Daughter NA
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Education Qualification and Schooling/College

School Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai
College/ University ITA School Performing Arts
Educational Qualification Degree in Performing Arts

Favorite Things and Likes & Dislikes

Controversies Akansha is reportedly dating Indian Cricketer KL Rahul as she’s seen with him in many occasions. But there is no confirmation regarding this from the couple.© ibollynews
Favorite Food Pizza, Cold coffee, Chocolate
Favorite Aldo
Favorite Movie Shutter island, the Haunting on the Hill house
Favorite Actor Ranbir Kapoor, Irrfan Khan
Favorite Actress Alia Bhatt
Favorite Color White
Favorite Musician Drake
Favorite Sports Badminton
Favorite Destination London
Favorite Book Becoming by Michelle Obama


Money/Net Worth

Salary N/A
Net Worth $100k-$1Million (approx.)

Contact Information

Official Website  N/a
E-Mail Address  Not Known


Phone Number  Not Known
House Address  Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Social Media

Wikipedia Akansha Ranjan Kapoor
Twitter @Akansharanjan
Facebook Official Facebook account
Instagram Official Instagram account


Personal quote:

”I can’t live with negativity”

“I wanted to be known for my art”

Early Life and Career:

Akansha Ranjan Kapoor started her career as a model. She has worked with famous fashion designers like Manish Malhotra, Vikram Phadnis, Neeta Lulla, Babita Malkani and many others. Earlier she got popular for being the best friend of Alia Bhatt. Numerous times she has been seen together with her in parties, foreign trips, and also their other friends’s weddings. However, she is now making her own identity in the industry.

She got featured in a music video with Aparshakti Khurana, by Sony Music, India, composed by Gourov-Roshin and sung by Ankit Tiwari. It got millions of views and her career got traction.© ibollynews

Later she did her television debut with the new TLC series “Decoded”, where she decodes latest and most popular fashion trends, making it easier for the audiences to imbibe.

Her most notable work till now is the movie “Guilty” released in March 2020 on Netflix. She bagged a major role in the movie by produced by Dharma Productions and proved herself to be a talented actress. Her acting was highly appreciated among audiences and critics all over the world. After the movie, she is getting more opportunities in the industry.

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Current life/Events:

Her latest work is the role “Tanu” in the movie “Guilty” by Dharma Productions in Netflix.© ibollynews


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…n i’m so good with that 💛

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Akansha Ranjan Kapoor with Alia Bhatt, playing how well you know your best friend

A candid interview of Akansha Ranjan Kapoor


Here’s some interesting, lesser known facts about Saurabh Raaj Jain:

  • Akansha was always good at imitating other people and always aspired to become an actress.
  • She and her sister are an integral part of her mother’s NGO “Beti”.© ibollynews
  • Her debut film, “Guilty” centers round the theme of #MeTooMovement and restarts the conversation about years of sexual harassment in various industries.
  • After landing the movie she didn’t inform her parents and waited for them to come back home to surprise them. Her mother cried happy tears after hearing the news.
  • Alia Bhatt also cried her heart out as her bestie rocked her debut.
  • Akansha is obsessed with make-up and skin care. She spends a lot after them. Anastasia Beverly Hills is her favorite brand.©ibollynews
  • She became vegetarian two years ago after seeing a documentary about animal cruelty. Her favorite vegetable are eggplant and pumpkin.
  • She is very fond of thriller, Action, mystery themed movies.
  • She holds a weird obsession with Rapping.
  • Her favorite cuisine is continental, though she is inclined towards home cooked food always.
  • Her favorite film of Alia Bhatt is “Udta Punjab”
  • According to the sources last year she was dating hotelier Avik Chatterjee, son of Businessman Anjan Chatterjee, the man behind famous restaurents like “Oh! Calcutta…” and “Mainland China”.
  • She has also featured on Maybelline Newyork’s Bride tribe advertisements along with Alia Bhatt.
  • Her hobbies include travelling, dancing and singing in leisure time.
  • She is a fitness freak, and often seen working out with her bestie Alia Bhatt.
  • Akansha and Alia are going to be seen together in the silver screen, the project is ongoing.© ibollynews


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