Akshara Singh is an Indian actress, model, singer, and TV presenter, who predominantly works in Bhojpuri films. Akshara is popular for her roles in the Bhojpuri films Tabadala (2017), Sarkar Raj (2017), and Satya (2017). She is one of the highest-paid actresses in Bhojpuri cinema and is often referred to as the Bhojpuri queen. The Times of India Jagran
Akshara Singh was born on Monday, 30 August 1993 (age 29 years; as of 2022) in Patna, Bihar. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
She holds a graduate degree from Mumbai University. Although both her parents were actors, Akshara never thought of pursuing acting as her career. She was good at academics in her school days and desired to become a doctor. Apparently, Akshara’s father was a good friend of the popular Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan and once, during Kishan’s visit to Akshara’s home, he offered her a role in the Bhojpuri film Satyamev Jayate (2010). Akshara was 16 years old at that time and was studying in class 9.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 55 Kg
Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-28-34
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Akshara’s father, Bipin Indrajit Singh, is a Bhojpuri actor. Her mother, Nilima Singh, is a Bhojpuri actress. She has a younger brother, Keshav Singh.
Akshara is unmarried.
Akshara Singh met the Bhojpuri actor Pawan Singh for the first time during the shooting of one of their films. They both starred in back-to-back hit films together and started bonding well. Their friendship soon turned into love. Their onscreen chemistry was loved by the audience as well. Initially, the couple did not respond to their dating rumours. However, later in a media conversation, Akshara confessed to dating Pawan Singh. The couple dated each other for many years and broke up after Pawan Singh’s second marriage with Jyoti Singh. Apparently, Pawan Singh wanted to date Akshara even after getting married to Jyoti. However, Akshara broke up with him after he cheated on her. Akshara even suffered from depression for many years due to Pawan’s betrayal. Later, Akshara filed a police complaint against Pawan stating that Pawan not only tried to sabotage her career but he also tortured her. She also revealed that Pawan once sent a few boys to chase her. The boys were carrying acid bottles with them. News18
Akshara Singh started her career as an actress in 2010 with the Bhojpuri film Satyamev Jayate in which she played the role of Neha.
She received immense love from the audience for the portrayal of the role and started receiving offers for various Bhojpuri films like Saugandh Ganga Maiya Ke (2012), Diler (2013), and Saathiya (2015). She came into the limelight after starring in the Bhojpuri film Ae Balma Bihar Wala (2016) opposite Khesari Lal Yadav. In 2017, Akshara starred in three Bhojpuri films titled Satya, Tabadala, and Dhadkan opposite Pawan Singh.
All three were blockbuster films. In 2018, she played the role of Geeta in the Bhojpuri romance drama Maa Tujhe Salaam.
Akshara Singh made her television debut in 2015 with the Hindi TV serial Kaala Teeka, which aired on Zee TV. Akshara played the role of Madhuri Jha, Vishwa’s second wife and mother of Gauri Jha Chaudhary in the serial.
In the same year, she played the role of Gulkand Ayodhya Prasad in Zee TV’s serial Service Wali Bahu. In 2017, Akshara played the role of Maharani Kadika, the queen of the Paurava Kingdom and second wife of Bamni, father of Porus in the Indian historical drama Porus. The TV show aired on Sony Entertainment Television.
She has also played the role of Gandhari in the Indian historical epic television series Suryaputra Karn (2015).
In 2020, she hosted the Bhojpuri singing reality TV show Jila Top, which aired on Mahuaa TV.
In the same year, she hosted the Bhojpuri singing reality TV show Sur Sangram. In 2021, she appeared as a contestant in the Hindi reality TV game show Bigg Boss OTT. She was evicted from the show on day 29 of the show.
Akshara Singh has lent her voice to many popular Bhojpuri songs like Dil Bole Bam Bam Bam (2016), Don’t Touch My Hand (2020), Kamariya (2022), Pithaiya (2022), and Bhag Gaili Mehri (2023). Her Bhojpuri song Jis Pagle Ko Dil Se Chaha (2018) is widely popular in the Bhojpuri music industry.
In 2023, Akshara came into the headlines for her alleged leaked video in which she could be seen in a compromising situation with her boyfriend. A similar video surfaced on the internet in 2018, in which Akshara could be seen having bold scenes with a man. The video became increasingly viral on the internet. When people started trolling her on social media, Akshara, in an interview, informed her fans that it was not her in the video and that someone has been trying to defame her since 2018. The Times of India She said,
For me such struggle has started from the initial days of work. Earlier when something like this used to happen, it used to be thought who would get into legal trouble, but now it seems that people have started taking advantage of the silence wrongly.’ he/she said- Now these things cannot be tolerated.”
Further, she asked netizens if they wanted her to become another Akanksha Dubey. She said,
Do they want me to become another Akanksha Dubey? Should I hang myself after getting fed up with all these things? Then maybe they will be relieved. I know very well that this is what people want, but I will never let their wishes come true. Since 2018, I am facing many problems daily in my professional work in films, songs. I am never broken, I have decided that no matter what happens, I have to be strong.”
A scuffle with Pawan Singh
After Akshara parted ways with Pawan Singh post his second marriage, she registered an FIR against Pawan, accusing him of physical assault. In her complaint, she also mentioned that Pawan had forced her to date her even after he got married for the second time. When Akshara disapproved of it, Pawan physically assaulted her and also threatened to kill her in an inebriated state. He even hurled abuses at Akshara’s family members. Prabhat Khabar
An FIR against Ritesh Pandey
In 2020, Akshara registered a complaint against the Bhojpuri actor and singer Ritesh Pandey at the Sarnath police station in Uttar Pradesh. In the complaint, she alleged that during the shooting of one of their songs, Pandey misbehaved with her, assaulted her, and also threatened to kill her. Zee News
- In 2021, Akshara received the Women Achievers Award.
- In 2022, she was honoured with the prestigious Swayam Siddha Award by the then-governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari and Indian actress Hema Malini.
- Food: Bihari style Aloo Cut
- Beverage: Coffee
- Akshara loves dancing, singing, and travelling in her leisure time. Her favourite pastime during the COVID-19 lockdown was cooking.
- She is very active on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook.
- Akshara Singh is sometimes referred to as a Boss Lady by media houses.
- In an interview, Akshara revealed that her mother wanted her to become a singer and her father wanted her to become an actress.
- Akshara is a close friend of the Punjabi singer and music director B Praak.
- An avid dog lover, Akshara has a pet dog named Fuchku.
- She is very particular about her fitness and follows a strict workout regimen, which includes pilates and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).
- She is an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha.
- She has been featured on the covers of various magazines like Wedlook, Glamverse, and Fitlook.
- In an interview, Akshara revealed that she earned Rs. 2.5 lakhs for her first film.