Anusha Dandekar Biography

(MTV VJ, Actress and Singer)

Birthday: January 9, 1982 (Capricorn)

Born In: Khartoum, Sudan

Anusha Dandekar is an Indo-Australian TV host, VJ, actress, model and singer. She is best known as a VJ and a host who has hosted several popular shows like ‘MTV's House of Style’, ‘MTV Roadies’, ‘MTV Dance Crew’, ‘MTV Love School’ and ‘MTV Teen Diva’. She is also famous for appearing in the movie ‘Viruddh’ alongside Bollywood veterans Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, and John Abraham. Having started her acting career with the film ‘Mumbai Matinee’, Dandekar has also graced the covers of several high end magazines as a model. She has modelled for ‘Cosmopolitian,’ ‘Seventeen’ and ‘Elle.’ Besides this, she has endorsed the brands Lee Jeans, Toni & Guy, Reebok and Crocs. The multi-faceted personality has also released a song ‘Better Than Your Ex’. Currently, she can be seen as one of the judges on the show ‘India's Next Top Model’. Talking about the honors and accolades she has received, Anusha Dandekar became the winner of Best Debut Award at the Maharashtra Times Award function in 2006 for her performance in ‘Viruddh’. She also won the ‘Maharashtra Times Sanmaan Best Debut Award’ for this performance. She has received ‘Cosmopolitian Fun Fearless Female Award for Best VJ’ as well. And there’s more to come! The VJ cum model was named in ‘Femina's List of 50 Most Beautiful Women in India’ in 2010.
Quick Facts

Indian Celebrities Born In January

Age: 42 Years, 42 Year Old Females


father: Shashidhar Dandekar

mother: Sulabha Dandekar

siblings: Shibani and Apeksha (sisters)

Singers Actresses

Height: 5'6" (168 cm), 5'6" Females

Ancestry: Indian Australian

Anusha Dandekar started her career in the entertainment industry at the age of nineteen. Initially, she was offered the work of a host in ‘MTV's House of Style’. After this, she hosted ‘MTV Teen Diva’, ‘MTV Roadies’, ‘MTV Dance Crew’, ‘MTV Love School’ and ‘MTV News’ for the channel. In the year 2003, she made her acting debut on the big screen with the film ‘Mumbai Matinee’. Two years later, she was cast in the movie ‘Viruddh’. Then she went on to work in the musical titled ‘Miss Bollywood’.
The actress then starred in the flick ‘Anthony Kaun Hai’ alongside Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi. In 2008, she appeared as Shefali in a movie named ‘Hello’. Two years later, Dandekar did the movies ‘City of Gold’ and ‘Lalbaug Parel’. She then appeared as VJ Sophaya in the flick ‘Delhi Belly’. In 2012, she made her debut in the Marathi film industry by appearing in the movie ‘Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha’. During the same year, she also made her music debut by releasing a single titled ‘Better Than Your Ex’.
Personal Life
Anusha Dandekar was born on January 9, 1982, in Khartoum, Sudan, to parents Shashidhar and Sulabha Dandekar. She, along with her sisters Shibani and Apeksha, grew up in Sydney, Australia. Coming to her love life, Anusha began dating Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan in 2011. However, she broke up with him and started dating VJ and host Ranvijay Singh a year later. It also came in the news that Dandekar got married to Ranvijay Singh. The couple denied the rumors and later on separated. Currently, Anusha Dandekar is dating TV actor Karan Kundra.

Anusha Dandekar Movies

1. Delhi Belly (2011)

  (Comedy, Crime, Action)

2. Viruddh... Family Comes First (2005)


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