Kanika Maheshwari is a renowned Indian television actress known for her portrayal of the negative character Meenakshi Rathi in the popular Star Plus TV show “Diya Aur Baati Hum.” Her outstanding performance in the role has earned her multiple awards, including accolades from the Indian Telly Awards and Zee Gold Awards.
Kanika Maheshwari Height, Weight, Age, Family, Affairs & More
Kanika Maheshwari, born on 24th April 1981, is a prominent Indian television actress renowned for her versatile roles in various serials. Some of her notable appearances include “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii,” “Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat,” “Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai,” “Viraasat,” “Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi,” and “Diya Aur Baati Hum.”
Kanika Maheshwari comes from a Hindu Marwari Maheshwari family, and they hold strong beliefs in Hindu deities. Her father, Rakesh Maheshwari, is a Chartered Accountant, and her mother, Sudha Maheshwari, is a homemaker. Kanika is the only child of her parents and does not have any siblings. She is happily married to Ankur Ghai, who is an actor and businessman. Together, they have a lovely son named Reyansh Ghai, who was just 42 years old as of 2023.
Birth & Early Life
Kanika Maheshwari was born on 24th April 1981 in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India, into a Marwari Maheshwari family. Her father, Rakesh Maheshwari, is a Chartered Accountant, and her mother’s name is Sudha Maheshwari. After her birth, the family relocated to New Delhi. Kanika is the only child of her parents, and she grew up in New Delhi.
With a keen interest in acting, Kanika aspired to build her career in the entertainment industry. After completing her graduation, she further honed her acting skills by taking professional training in acting. Additionally, she also delved into the subjects of Vastu Shastra and Color Therapy, indicating her interest in diverse fields beyond acting.
Kanika married businessman Ankur Ghai in January 2012 and gave birth to a boy Riyansh in April 2015.
Kanika Maheshwari marked her debut in the television industry during the year 2001-02 with the show “Kabhi Aaye Na Judai.” However, she gained widespread recognition and popularity when she portrayed the character of Meenakshi in the Star Plus serial “Diya Aur Baati Hum,” which received immense appreciation from the TV audience.
In 2021, Maheshwari was seen in Sony TV’s show Kyun Utthe Dil Chhod Aaye as Mogar (Rab-Rab Aunty). The show talks about Amrit, Vashma, and Radha three women who live in Lahore at a time when India is on the cusp of gaining independence. They hope to achieve their dreams and find success in their love lives.
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|Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai||2001–2002|
|Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii||Neelima Garg||2004–2005|
|Hey…Yehii To Haii Woh!||Shahana||2004|
|Piya Ka Ghar||Mantara||2005|
|Ek Ladki Anjaani Si||2006|
|Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka||Sneha||2007|
|Dill Mill Gayye||Maya||2007|
|Doli Saja Ke||Sukanya Singhania||2007-2008|
|Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat||Princess Bhoomi||2008–10|
|Shaurya Aur Suhani||Princess Mallika||2009|
|Diya Aur Baati Hum||Meenakshi Rathi||2011–16|
|Nach Baliye 6||2013|
|Dil Se Dil Tak||Madamji||2017|
|Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji||Meenakshi Rathi||2017|
|Kyun Utthe Dil Chhod Aaye||Mogar||2021|
|Dil Diyaan Gallaan||Nimrit Randeep Brar||2022–present|
|2019||BOSS: Baap of Special Services||Safia|
Kanika Maheshwari received several awards for her portrayal of Meenakshi Rathi in “Diya Aur Baati Hum.”
|Gold Awards||Best Actress in a Negative Role||Won||2012|
|Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in a negative role||Won||2012|
|Gold Awards||Best Actress in a Negative Role||Won||2013|
Kanika Maheshwari’s net worth is estimated to be between $0.1 million to $0.5 million.
|Favorite Actor||Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan|
|Favorite Singer||Shreya Ghosal|
|Hobbies||Shopping and Dancing|
|Favorite Fruit||Not Known|
|Favorite food||Italian, Pasta, Burgers|
|Favorite Sports||Not Known|
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|Body Measurements||Bra: 34 Inches
Waist: 27 Inches
Hips: 37 Inches
|Birth Place||Aligarh Uttar Pradesh India|
|Height In CM||152 CM|
|Height In Meter||1.52 M|
|Parents||Father: Rakesh Maheshwari
Mother: Sudha Maheshwari
|Siblings||Not Yet Update|
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