Kirti Kulhari is an Indian actress and model who appears in Bollywood films. Born in Jhunjhunu and Jaipur in Rajasthan, she was brought up in Mumbai. Her father, Khyali Ram Kulhari, is a retired Indian Navy Officer and her mother, Shravani Kulhari, is a housewife. She has two senior sisters and one more youthful sibling. One of her sister Kanchan Kulhari is a doctor in the Indian Army. Her family trusts in Hinduism and holds Indian Nationality.
After completing her post graduating with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Kulhari made her acting debut in Khichdi: The Movie in 2010, followed by a role in Shaitaan. But, her first breakthrough film came in 2016 with a social drama, PINK, which gave her special recognition and won her Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2017. In 2017, she appeared in the title role of Indu in Madhur Bhandarkar’s political thriller film Indu Sarkar.
She was inclined towards sports and extra-curricular activities since her school and college days. She was a badminton champion in her school and was very active in other sports also. During her college days, she got many offers for modelling, after which she decided to make her career in the Indian glamour and film industry.
Apart from her film career, she has been endorsing many brands frequently like ICICI Bank, Kaya Skin Clinique, Taj Mahal Tea, Everyuth Face Wash, Whirlpool Refrigerators. She will be seen in a dark comedy film, Raita, opposite Irrfan Khan. After the Pink movie, she was seen in many movies like in Cute Kameena in 2016, San’ 75 Pachattar in 2016, Indu Sarkar in 2017, Uri: the surgical strike in 2019, Blackmail in 2018, Mission Mangal in 2019.
She also has done web series on Amazon Prime Four More Shots Please! based on women’s life. She married Bollywood actor Saahil Sehgal in 2016.
Kirti Kulhari’s Basic Personal Info
30th May 1985
Jhunjhun, Rajasthan, India
Khyali Ram Kulhari
0.5 million USD
Khichadi: the Movie (2010)
70-80 lakh/per film (INR)
Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2017 (PINK)
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Karajan, Maharashtra
Bhavan College Mumbai (Bachelor in Management Studies)
KJ Somaiya College Mumbai (Post Graduation in Journalism of Mass Communication)
Lotus Mutual Funds, Travel Guru, Videocon Air Conditioners, Parachute Gorgeous Hamesha Campaign, ICICI Bank, Kaya Skin Clinique, Taj Mahal Tea, Everyuth Face Wash, Whirlpool Refrigerators, Spice Mobile, Virgin, Close-up, JK White Cement and Tic Tac mouth freshener.
Controversies & Interesting Facts
When CBFC offered 12 cuts and adding two disclaimers in her film Indu Sarkar, she responded to the controversy and stated that the censor board needs to grow up and let the audience decide what they want to see.
I also do yoga about three times a week.
I admire Shilpa Shetty, Katrina Kaif and Bipasha Basu’s bodies.
She has been the national level of Badminton player.
She wanted to become an air hostess during her childhood. But, her father wanted to become a professional Badminton player.
She belongs to a middle-class family. She says that she will never wear a bikini on screen.
Along with big celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Kriti pleaded with people not to fall for virtual games like Blue Whale.
She has been vocal about her insecurities in her marriage with Saahil Sehgal.