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).
Ankita Shrivastav was born to a prestigious family in Kanpur and raised in Bombay, Bengal, and Orissa.
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.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Eye Colour: Brown
Family & Caste
Not much is known about her parents. She has a younger brother named Akash.
Ankita Shrivastav started her career as a theatre artist. She has been a part of plays like “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.”
In theatre, she acted in a ninety-minute English monologue “An Unposted Love Letter,” which received rave reviews by the audience and critics.
In 2021, she featured in Amazon Prime’s comedy series “LOL, Hasse Toh Phasse.”
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- 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)
- 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.
- 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).