Ayesha Kanga is an Indian actor and model, who came into the limelight with the Netflix series ‘Class’ (2023) in which she played the role of Yashika Mehta
Ayesha Kanga was born on Monday, 7 August 1995 (age 27 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Leo.
She did her schooling at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. She pursued a Bachelor of Design at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.
Later, she studied at Saint-Etienne Higher School of Art and Design (École supérieure d’Art et Design de Saint-Étienne), France. Facebook – Ayesha Kanga Twitter – Ayesha Kanga In 2011, she was selected as the Times Fresh Face organised by The Times of India.
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Figure Measurements: 30-25-33
Parents & Siblings
Her mother, Suneeta Sodhi Kanga, is an etiquette coach and former Miss World Airlines. Her mother brought up her and her sister singlehandedly. Her sister, Trisha Kanga, is a dancer and choreographer.
Ayesha has worked in various print advertisements for brands like Bridal India and Tanishq Jewellers.
She has been featured in TV commercials for various brands like Reliance Jewels, Coca-Cola, Kiehl’s India, and Oppo Mobile.
In 2017, she walked the ramp at Lakmé Fashion Week for the first time. She has also worked as a model for various magazines like Mind Magazine, Femina, and Cosmopolitan.
In 2011, she made a cameo appearance as Sheena in one of the episodes of the Hindi TV serial ‘Best of Luck Nikki,’ which aired on Disney Channel.
In 2012, she played the role of Naaz in the episodic TV show ‘Gumrah: End of Innocence,’ which aired on channel V. She then made a cameo appearance in a few other TV series like ‘The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir’ (2013; Disney Channel) and ‘Mega Icons’ (2018; National Geographic).
She made her web series debut with the 2023 Netflix series ‘Class’ in which she played the role of Yashika Mehta.
In 2023, Ayesha appeared in the English film ‘The Blood Priestess’ in which she played the role of Dominique.
In 2017, she started working as a graphic designer at Adobe in Bangalore. She has also worked as a UI/UX designer. However, she was fired from her job.
- Music Band: Pink Floyd
- Singer: Jung Kook
- Ayesha Kanga’s work is managed by the Indian talent agency INEGA.
- She is well-versed in playing the guitar and has participated in various music competitions during her college days.
- She is an avid animal lover and owns a pet dog named Polo and a pet cat named Christopher.
- On 21 April 2021, she started her self-titled YouTube channel on which she uploads her advertisement videos.