Channa Ruparel Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Channa Ruparel

Channa Ruparel is an Indian television actress. She has appeared in many Hindi TV serials during the 80’s and 90’s. Ruparel is known for playing the role of ‘Medha Hegde’ in the TV serial, “Swaabhimaan.”


Channa Ruparel was born on Monday, 17 May 1971 (age 49 Years; as in 2020) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She did her schooling from Mumbai’s The Modern School and went to Lala Lajpatrai College to pursue her graduation. She envisioned herself becoming an actress from a very young age. Ruparel was good at dance and other co-curricular activities in her school and college days. Channa started her career as a model and then ventured into films and TV serials.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 4″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Blue

Family & Caste

Parents & Siblings

Not much is known about her parents.

Channa Ruparel's father

Channa Ruparel’s father


Channa Ruparel started her acting career in 1987 with Doordarshan’s television series, “Chunauti.” In 1988, Ruparel played the role of ‘Goddess Rukimini’ in the Indian epic TV series, “Mahabharat.”

Channa Ruparel in Mahabharat

Channa Ruparel in Mahabharat

She, then took a hiatus from acting for a few years and returned in 1994 with the TV serial, “Swabhimaan.”

Channa Ruparel in Swabhimaan

Channa Ruparel in Swabhimaan

Ruparel has also appeared in the TV serials, “Dhaar,” “7 Days,” and “The Zee Horror Show.”

Channa Ruparel in The Zee Horror Show

Channa Ruparel in The Zee Horror Show

Favourite Things

  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Beverage: Tea
  • Book: Bhagavad Gita
  • TV Show: Satyamev Jayate
  • Singer: M. S. Subbulakshmi
  • Restaurant: ‘Butters’ in Mumbai


  • Her hobbies include travelling and cooking.
  • Ruparel has a good command over Hindi, English, and Marathi languages.
  • Channa is an ardent follower of Lord Shiva.
  • She is popularly known as the ‘blue-eyed girl of the small screen.’

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