Big Boss OTT 2 contestant Akanksha Puri: Biography, Age, Career, Boyfriend, Family, and Controversies.

Akanksha Puri Biography, age, career, boyfriend.
Akanksha Puri Biography, age, career, boyfriend.

Personal information.

Full NameAkanksha Puri
Date of Birth26 July 1988 
Birth PlaceIndore. Madhya Pradesh
MotherChitra Puri(Astrologer)
FatherR. K Puri ( Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police)
SiblingsAmitesh Puri( Brother)
BoyfriendsParas Chhabra
School/CollegeDevi Ahilya University
ProfessionIndian Actress
Net Worth$100,000 


Date of Birth26 July 1988 
Time of Birth12:00:00( Not available)
Place of BirthIndore, Madhya Pradesh
Day of BirthTuesday
Rashi SignLibra
Sun signCancer

Birth Chart

Rahu in the fifth house indicates that she has a creative influence. Her life will revolve around creating things.

Venus and Jupiter in the Taurus sign also provide the creative aspects of her life.

Moon in 3rd house provides her natural talents to become an influencer on social media.

Who is Akanksha Puri?

  • Akanksha Puri is an Indian Actress and model. She has worked in Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, and Hindi Movies.
  • She also appeared in television serials. She is notably known for her role as Goddess Parvati in Vighnaharta Ganesh.

Aksanksha Puri Early Life

  • Akanksha Puri was born in a middle-class family in Indore Madhya Pradesh
  • During childhood, she was regarded as an energetic child and was called a monkey due to her physical energy. She used to play tennis and basketball.

Akanksha Puri Family

Father: R.K. Puri

Her father, R.K. Puri, worked as an Assistant Commissioner of Police. Now he got retirement.

Mother: Chitra Puri

Her mother, Chitra Puri, is an Astrologer. She always supports her in every troubled question of her life.



Brother: Amitesh Puri

Akanksha Puri’s brother Amitesh Puri is a businessman. He lives in Pune for business purposes.


Akanksha Puri boyfriend

Paras Chhabra

  • The relationship between Paras Chhabra and Akanksha stay for more than two years.
  • As a token of Love, Akanksha tattooed the name of Paras on her wrist.
  • The reason for the breakup was his relationship with Mahira Sharma. He falls in love with Mahira Sharma on Bigboss 2019.
  • In January 2020, Paras Chhabra officially breakup with her.
Paras Chhabra And Akanksha love
Paras Chhabra And Akanksha love

Mika Singh

  • Akanksha and Mika Singh ha been friends for more than 13 years.
  • She entered the show –Swayamwar– Mika Di Vohti I as a wild card entry, and the bond between the two got bloomed.
  • She clarifies in her interview that both are good friends and are not dating each other. It’s just rumours.

Akanksha Education

  • She completed her early education at the Bhopal local school.
  • Later she moved to Indore for her college education at Devi Ahilya University.

Akanksha Career

After completing her college education, she pursued her dream of becoming an air hostess and attained training. She participated in the audition held in Chandigarh. She got selected for the cabin crew position at the Kingfisher Airline of Vijya Mallya.

Looking at her beauty and Charm, one of her friends suggest her for modeling. Following the suggestion, she started shooting photoshoots for jewelry and clothing brands.

She also shot for many television advertisements. She kept going, and one day a Tamil filmmaker, Suraj, noticed her and offered her a role in his movie “Alex Pandian.” She performed her first debut as Divya Kaalyan’s sister.

After setting foot in the Tamil film industry. She marked her image in Bollywood through the debut “Calendar Girls ( 2015).” She portrayed the character of Nandita Menon in this movie.

Akanksha Puri The calendar girl
Akanksha Puri The calendar girl

She did not define her boundaries in Tamil and Bollywood movies. She also marked her career strong through television serials. She is well-recognized for her role as Parvati in the television serial Vighnaharta Ganesha(2017).

Akanksha Puri as Parvati in Vighnaharta-Ganesha

She was praised and become the headlines for doing different Avatars of Mahakali in the television serial Vighnaharta Ganesh. The serial is aired on Sony TV in 2017.


She also appeared in the most famous reality show, Big Boss OTT2 2023. Where she grabbed the headlines due to her 30 seconds kiss to Jad Hadid during the task.

She also made short movies, videos songs, and web series

Bewafa Tera Muskurana is one of her famous songs, which gather about 105 Million views in 1 year.

She appears in the web series “Inspector Avinash which streamed on the official Jio Cinema. She has portrayed the role of ” Meetu Punjaban”.

Akanksha Puri Awards and Achievements.

Most Stylish Actress Award

National Quality Award 2023


Akanksha Puri Controversies

Akanksha and Mika Singh controversy: She participated in the ‘Mika Di Vohti’ reality show. In this show, singer Mika Singh chose Akanksha’s bride. Heading printed that they will soon get married. Later Akankasha clarified that they were good friends and had no plans for marriage.

Akanksha and Jad Hadid Kissing controversy: Akanksha Puri Kiss Big boss OTT2 contestant Jad Hadid on screen leads her to pull on the controversial heading. This incident caused her eviction.

Akanksha Puri Physical appearance

5’5″‘ inches
Hair ColorBrown
Physical appearance

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