Abhidhnya Bhave is an Indian actress and businesswoman. She primarily works in the Marathi entertainment industry and owns the brand Tejadnya, which is famous for its ethnic wear and jewellery. Abhidnya’s field of expertise varied from being an air hostess to an actor and a businesswoman.
Abhidnya Bhave was born on Monday, 13 March 1989 (age 34 years; as of 2023) in Vasai-Virar, Maharashtra, India. Her Zodiac sign is Pisces. After completing her school education she graduated from Doongasree Gangji Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Matunga, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Abhidnya belongs to the Bhave family of the Chitpawan Brahmin community of Maharashtra.
Parents & Siblings
Abhidnya’s father’s name is Uday Bhave, and her mother’s name is Hemangi Bhave. Her parents got married on 28 May 1988. Hemangi Bhave is a teacher at a school in Mumbai. Abhidnya is the only child of her parents.
Husband & Children
Abhidnya Bhave got married to Varun Vaitikar in 2014. Varun is an airline pilot, working with Jet Airways. They lived together for 2 years and then got separated in 2016.
On 6 January 2021, Abhidnya got married to Mehul Pai; he is a college friend, whom she knew for the last 15 years. Mehul is an entrepreneur. Mehul was diagnosed with cancer just a few months after the marriage. Discussing it in an interview, Abhidnya said,
It was terrible because you wouldn’t even dream of such a thing. Physically, it was horrible, like I can’t express it in words how I felt. It was very scary. I think it shattered me in a way that really got to know how much I just stopped being grateful for very small things that I possess. It tested our thinking, our positivity, our faith. Having said that, it even shattered my trust I had in God.” News18
Mehul has recovered now and living a healthy and happy life with Abhidnya.
Abhidnya follows Hinduism.
Before entering into acting, she worked as an air hostess at Kingfisher Airlines for 4 years.
She debuted in 2010 with the Hindi TV serial ‘Pyar Ki Ye Ek Kahani.’ She played a cameo role in this serial. In 2014, she played a cameo role in the Hindi television show ‘Bade Ache Lagte Hai.’ In the same year, she played the role of Mukta Vikram Raut in the Marathi TV show ‘Lagori-Maitri Returns’ (2014-15) on Star Pravah.
Apart from this, Abhidnya has appeared in other Marathi serials such as ‘Devyani S2’ (2015-2016), ‘Khulta Kali Khulena’ (2016-2017), ‘Tula Pahata Re’ (2018-2019), ‘Rang Maza Vegla’ (2020), etc. She played the role of Jhanvi in the Hindi TV serial ‘Bawara Dil’ (2021) telecast on Colors TV. ‘Bawara Dil’ was adapted in Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, and Kannada languages. In 2022, she appeared in the Marathi television show ‘Tu Tevha Tashi’ in the lead role of Pushpavalli Moropant Eadke.
She appeared in a Marathi web series ‘Moving Out’ (2019) where she played the role of Reva.
She made her debut with the Marathi film ‘Langar’ (2012) directed by Sandeep Naware; she played a side role in this film.
Abhidnya is the owner of the band Tejadnya with Tejaswini Pandit. It is a brand for ethnic apparel and accessories. In an interview, Tejaswini spoke about the brand and said,
I have always been fond of designing my own outfits. And once when Abhidnya and I got talking, we figured out our common passion for design. She designs her own sarees and I was in the process of launching a line. So, we decided to get together and present a collection that reflects both our styles.” Hindustan Times
- Abhidnya was one of the finalist contestants of the Maharashtracha Favorite Dancer 2018 aired on Sony Marathi.
- She was a contestant in the 6th season of Chala Hawa Yeu Dya aired on Zee Marathi, where television celebrities competed with each other by performing comedy skits on stage.
- Abhidnya’s hobbies are dancing, cooking, and travelling. She often shares photos and videos related to her travels on social media.
- She has a dog named Aaho Pai.
- She was a TEDx speaker at the Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Mumbai, on 21 January 2018. Tedx Talk