Ankita Shrivastav (Comedian) Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Ankita Shrivastav

Ankita Shrivastav is an Indian actor, writer, and comedian. She is known for her standup comedy in the YouTube series “Main, Meri Family & Lockdown” (2021).

Wiki/Biography

Ankita Shrivastav was born to a prestigious family in Kanpur and raised in Bombay, Bengal, and Orissa.

Ankita Shrivastav in childhood

Ankita Shrivastav in childhood

She grew up hopping from one school to another. Changing places frequently exposed Ankita to different cultures, which later helped her in having a better understanding of different characters. At the age of four, she made her first stage performance. Ankita developed an interest in acting at a young age and used to participate in plays, elocutions, and declamations in her school and college days.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Hair Colour: Dark Brown

Eye Colour: Brown

Ankita Shrivastav

Family & Caste

Not much is known about her parents. She has a younger brother named Akash.

Ankita Shrivastav with her mother

Ankita Shrivastav with her mother

Ankita Shrivastav's parents

Ankita Shrivastav’s parents

Ankita Shrivastav and her brother

Ankita Shrivastav and her brother

Career

Ankita Shrivastav started her career as a theatre artist. She has been a part of plays like “Talli Tuesday.”

Ankita Shrivastav in Talli Tuesday

Ankita Shrivastav in Talli Tuesday

Shrivastav started her YouTube channel named “Filmy Chokri” in 2012 on which she uploads her standup comedy videos. Her first standup video, “Bombay Girls, Local Trains,” received a great response from the audience. The video garnered over 4 million views within a few days.

 

Ankita has been featured in the TV commercials of many popular brands like Dairy Milk, Dominos, LG, Tata Sky, and New York Life Insurance. She has created and played characters like Billo Rani and Natasha, which are very popular among the audience.

 

Some of her popular standup comedy series on YouTube include “Girls and Rains,” “Girls in the Gym,” and “Main, Meri Family & Lockdown.”

 

In 2016, she made her Bollywood debut by playing the role of ‘Poonam’ (Sarbjit’s daughter) in the film “Sarbjit.”

Ankita Shrivastav in Sarbjit

Ankita Shrivastav in Sarbjit

In theatre, she acted in a ninety-minute English monologue “An Unposted Love Letter,” which received rave reviews by the audience and critics.

Ankita Shrivastav in An Unposted Love Letter

Ankita Shrivastav in An Unposted Love Letter

In 2021, she featured in Amazon Prime’s comedy series “LOL, Hasse Toh Phasse.”

 

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Favourite Things

  • Food: Paneer Do Pyaaza
  • Dessert: Gulab jamun
  • Beverage: Tea
  • Clothing Brand: Forever21
  • Actress: Meryl Streep
  • Film Director: Woody Allen
  • Comedian: Amit Tandon
  • Film: Annie Hall (1977)

Facts/Trivia

  • Ankita loves reading books in her leisure time and has a huge collection of books at her home.
  • She is the co-founder of KathaKids, a web collection of bedtime stories for kids.

    KathaKids' book

    KathaKids’ book

  • She is popularly known as Filmy Chokri. [1]Instagram
  • Ankita has a unique voice. Her stories resonate with Young Indians in metros as well as small towns.
  • After her first stand-up video, Ankita became popular as “Ladki, jise attention bilkul pasand nahi hai” (a line from her stand-up video Bombay Girls, Local Trains).

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