Mrunal Thakur Biography, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, First movie & More
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.
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.
|Real Name||Mrunal Thakur|
|Birth Date||1 August 1992|
|Birth Place||Dhule, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|College/University||Kishinchand Chellaram College, Mumbai|
|Education||Bachelor of Journalism|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Reading Books, Watching Cricket, Photography|
|Figure Measurement||33-26-34 Inches|
|Height||5 Feet 5 Inches (167.6 cm)|
|Waist Size||26 Inches|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
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.
Udaysingh B. Thakur
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.
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.
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 Worth||Approx Rs. 10 crores (As in 2020)|
|Salary||Rs. 50 – 70 L per movie|
|Brand Endorsement||Rs. 30 – 40 L|
|House||Rented Apartment in Mumbai|
|Cars||Mercedes Benz E270 CDI (44 L),|
Honda City (14 L)
Boyfriends / Affairs
|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.
They met on the set of Kumkum Bhagya. It is rumored that they are dating since then.
|Food||Prawns Fish, Jalebi|
|Holiday Destination||Thailand, Miami|
|Colour||Yellow, White, Pin|
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 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.
- 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. Hindustantimes
|Love Sonia (2018)||London Indian Film Festival||Best Newcomer|
|N/A||Gold Awards||Rising Star From Indian Television to Film|
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