Mrunal Thakur Biography, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, First movie & More

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Who is Mrunal Thakur?

Born on 1 August 1992 (Age 28 Years as of 2020), Mrunal Thakur is a film and television actress. She predominantly works in Bollywood and Marathi film industry. Starting her acting career with a television series Mujhse Kuchh Kehti…Yeh Khamoshiyaan, she has now become a well-known actress of Bollywood.

Biography

Early Life & Achievements

Mrunal was born in Dhule, Nagpur, Maharashtra in a Marathi family. She completed her education at Kishinchand Chellaram College. In her college days, she wanted to be a dentist. But her friend suggested her to give auditions for the film. At the age of 16 in 2012, while studying in college, she gets selected as a lead role for the Star Plus series Mujhse Kuchh Kehti… Hai Khamoshiyaan. Mrunal started gaining some popularity after doing this series.

In 2013, she was signed for Har Yug Mein Aayega Ek – Arjun. In the following year, she was cast in the Zee series Kumkum Bhagya. The series became very popular across India and her performance was also appreciated by the audience.

In 2016, she quit the television industry as she got an offer for an Indo-American joint venture film Love Sonia. The film won several international awards including the Golden Globe Award for the Best Foreign Language Film.

The year 2018 was a golden year for Mrunal. She did two big projects, Vikash Bahl‘s Super 30 opposite Hrithik Roshan and Nikhil Advani‘s Batla House opposite John Abraham. Both films did great at the box office and won many awards.

Mrunal appeared in Netflix‘s original web series Baahubali: Before the Beginning in 2021. She has many big film projects in hand like Jersey, Toofan, Aankh Micholi, etc.

Personal Information

Real NameMrunal Thakur
Nick NameGoli
Zodiac SignLeo
ProfessionActor
Birth Date1 August 1992
Age28 Years
Birth PlaceDhule, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
College/UniversityKishinchand Chellaram College, Mumbai
EducationBachelor of Journalism
HobbiesDancing, Reading Books, Watching Cricket, Photography
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism

Body Measurements

Figure Measurement33-26-34 Inches
Height5 Feet 5 Inches (167.6 cm)
Waist Size26 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack

Family

Mrunal Family

Mrunal comes from a middle-class Marathi family background. Apart from her parents, she got an elder sister and a younger brother. Her father Udaysingh B. Thakur is posted as an Assistant General Manager at Union Bank of India. Her sister Lochan Thakur is a makeup artist in the film industry.

Fathermrunal thakur father image
Udaysingh B. Thakur
MotherNot Known
Brothermrunal thakur brother image
Mandar Thakur
Sistermrunal thakur sister image
Lochan Thakur

First Movie

Marathi

Mrunal in Vitti Dandu

Mrunal made her Marathi and film career debut with Vitti Dandu in 2014 directed by Ganesh Kadam. It tells the story of a village that revolt against the British for demanding independence.

Indo-American

Mrunal in Love Sonia

Tabrez Noorani‘s Love Sonia was her first movie as an international film debut in 2018. She also won London Indian Film Festival Award for the Best Newcomer. It’s a true depiction of the dirty business of human trafficking in India.

Bollywood

Mrunal in Super 30

Mrunal’s first Hindi film was Hrithik Roshan starrer biographical drama Super 30 in 2019. It is inspired by the real-life events of brilliant mathematician Anand Kumar. She played the character of Supriya Singh, Anand’s girlfriend.

Net Worth, House, Salary, Cars

Net WorthApprox Rs. 10 crores (As in 2020)
SalaryRs. 50 – 70 L per movie
Brand EndorsementRs. 30 – 40 L
HouseRented Apartment in Mumbai
CarsMercedes Benz E270 CDI (44 L),
Honda City (14 L)

Boyfriends / Affairs

Sharad Chandra Tripathimrunal thakur with Sharad Chandra Tripathi
They met while shooting for TV series. They dated each other for a long time. Sharat is a writer and known for writing TV series script for Poison, Love Sleep Repeat, Shakti: Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki, etc.
Arjit Tanejamrunal thakur with Arjit Taneja
They met on the set of Kumkum Bhagya. It is rumored that they are dating since then.

Favorite Things

ActorAmitabh Bachchan
ActressKareena Kapoor
FoodPrawns Fish, Jalebi
Holiday DestinationThailand, Miami
ColourYellow, White, Pin
FestivalGanesh Chaturthi
SportCricket

Some Unknown Facts

  • She has been a contestant of sports show Box Cricket League season 1 broadcasted on Colors TV.
  • She is a trained Kathak dancer.
  • Impressed by her acting in Love Sonia, Aamir Khan wanted her to be part of Thugs of Hindostan. According to Aamir, she was the best fit for film script demand, but due to the busy schedule, Mrunal denied the offer.
  • She was also the first choice of the movie Sultan but losing weight for the project “Love Sonia” became the cause of her rejection.
  • She is the biggest fan of Virat Kohli and loves to watch him play.
  • Mrunal has been a participant in the dance reality show Nach Baliye 7 with her boyfriend Sharad Chandra Tripathi as a dance partner.
  • She was the part of Tuyul & Mbak Yul Reborn, an Indonesian television series that was aired in 2016. Therefore, she is quite popular in Indonesia.
Mrunal in Tuyul & Mbak Yul Reborn
  • Mrunal is so serious about her passion that she stayed near a brothel in Kolkata to observe the body language of commercial sex workers.
  • She also appeared in Marathi films Vitti Dandu and Surajya in 2014 and participated in reality shows like Nach Baliye 7, SauBhagyalaxmi, etc.
Mrunal in Nach Baliye 7

Controversies

  • While working on Vikas Bahl‘s directed film Super 30, Mrunal alleged Vikas for sexual harassment and said that the film shouldn’t be blamed for it. However, later Vikas denied such allegations. Later, an Internal Complaints Committee was set up to investigate the case. After the investigation, his directorial credit for Super 30 was restored. [1]Hindustantimes

Awards

MoviesAwardsCategory
Love Sonia (2018)London Indian Film FestivalBest Newcomer
N/AGold AwardsRising Star From Indian Television to Film

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