Akanksha Sharma is an Indian model, performer, and actress who has appeared in several Hindi music videos along with famous actor Tiger Shroff. She gained recognition as Santoor Girl for featuring in advertisements for Santoor soap in various languages.
Akanksha Sharma was born on Monday, 14 April 1997 (age 26 years; as of 2023) in Bahadurgarh, Haryana, India. However, according to some sources she was born on Thursday, 14 April 1994 (age 29 years; as of 2023). Her zodiac sign is Aries.
She did her schooling at Bal Bharti School in Bahadurgarh, Haryana, and Queens Valley School in Dwarka, New Delhi. In an interview, Akanksha disclosed that her interest in acting began to grow when she was in school. She also mentioned that her mother encouraged her to participate in various activities such as dancing, acting, and fancy dress competitions.
According to her, she wanted to pursue a degree in software engineering; however, she decided to study architecture so that she could give time to improve her acting skills. She studied architecture at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi).
Height (approx.): 5′ 2″
Weight (approx.): 54 kg
Hair Colour: Dark Brown with Light Brown Highlights
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): 34-28-32
Parents & Siblings
Her mother, Sakshi Sharma, owns a dance academy named The Chapter in Gurugram, Haryana. She has a younger brother named Dhruv Sharma.
Husband & Children
Akanksha Sharma is unmarried and has no children.
In August 2022, rumours started spreading that Akanksha Sharma and the famous Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff, who have worked together in multiple music videos, were romantically involved following Tiger’s separation from his girlfriend Disha Patani. However, Tiger denied these claims, claiming that the news was false. The Times of India
She follows Hinduism and is a devotee of Lord Shiva.
After completing her formal education, Akanksha Sharma shifted to Mumbai, where she started working as a model. Throughout her career as a model, she has appeared in numerous advertisements for renowned brands such as Cadbury and TVC. Her popularity increased after she was chosen to be featured in the commercial for Santoor; she was featured in the ad for the brand alongside Varun Dhawan in the Hindi version, Mahesh Babu in the Telugu version, and Karthi Sivakumar in the Tamil version.
In 2019, she walked the ramp while donning a dress designed by the famous Indian fashion designer Manish Malhotra.
In 2018, she appeared in Darshan Raval’s music video Do Din. She was seen along with Tiger Shroff in the 2020 Hindi music video I Am A Disco Dancer 2.0; the music was sung by Benny Dayal.
In 2021, she appeared along with Tiger Shroff in the Hindi music video Casanova. In 2022, she was featured in the music video of Badshah’s song Jugnu. In July 2023, she was featured in Psycho, sung by Harrdy Sandhu.
In 2020, she appeared as a character named Deepthi in a Hindi short film titled Calling. Akanksha Sharma made her acting debut in the Kannada film industry, also known as Sandalwood, with the 2022 film Trivikrama in which she appeared as a character named Trisha and shared the screen with Vikram Ravichandran. In an interview, she talked about landing a role in the film and said,
One of my dance videos caught the attention of the director, who chose me to be part of the film. To be an actor was always my passion. While growing up, I was part of dramas and had understood the importance of characters. Trivikrama’s story had equal importance to both the hero and heroine, and that is what made me sign up for this project. I needed a platform to showcase my talent, and Trivikrama gave me that scope to act. and also exhibit my dancing skills. Also the film has Vikram, the son of Ravichandran, in the lead.”
In 2022, Akanksha Sharma’s net worth was estimated to be Rs. 90 lakh.
- Akanksha Sharma is a hodophile (one who likes to travel a lot) and has been to numerous places.
- In her leisure time, Akanksha Sharma likes to read, listen to music, and do pencil sketching.
- In an interview, Akanksha Sharma revealed that she nearly faced expulsion from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi when she was caught leaving the college without permission. Additionally, she claimed that her boldest action involved discreetly exiting a class by crawling on the floor to evade the professor’s notice.