Kanika Maheshwari Wiki, Height, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Kanika MaheshwariKanika Maheshwari is an Indian television actress. She is well-known for her role as ‘Meenakshi Vikram Rathi’ in the sequel serials Diya Aur Baati Hum (2016), and Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji (2017).

Wiki/Biography

Kanika Maheshwari was born on Friday, 24 April 1981 (age 42 years; as of 2023) in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. Later, Kanika relocated to Delhi with her family.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′

Weight (approx.): 50 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-27-37

Kanika Maheshwari standing

Family

Parents 

Kanika’s father’s name is Rakesh Maheshwari, a Chartered Accountant, and her mother’s name is Sudha Maheshwari, a homemaker. She is the single child of her parents.

Husband & Children

In January 2012, Kanika got married to her long-time partner businessman Ankur Ghai. In April 2015, the couple was blessed with a baby boy named Riyansh.

Kanika Maheshwari with Ankur Ghai

Kanika Maheshwari with Ankur Ghai

Kanika Maheshwari with her son

Kanika Maheshwari with her son

Religion

She follows Hinduism.

Kanika Maheshwari with Lord Ganesha's idol

Kanika Maheshwari with Lord Ganesha’s idol

Career

In 2001, Kanika made her television debut with the serial ‘Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai.’ In 2003, she appeared as ‘Neelima Garg’ in the serial ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’ (2004) followed by the serial ‘Hey…Yehii To Haii Woh!’ (2004) in which she played the role of ‘Shahana.’ Kanika appeared in many serials including ‘Piya Ka Ghar’ (2005), ‘Virasaat’ (2006), ‘Dill Mill Gayye’ (2007), ‘Raaja Ki Aayegi Baraat’ (2008), and ‘Shaurya Aur Suhani’ (2009). She gained immense love from the audience for playing her role of ‘Meenakshi Vikram Rathi’ in the sequel serials ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ (2016) and ‘Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji’ (2017).

Kanika Maheshwari in a still from the serial 'Diya Aur Baati Hum'

Kanika Maheshwari in a still from the serial ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’

 

In 2022, she played the role of ‘Nimrit Randeep Brar’ in the serial ‘Dil Diyaan Gallaan.’

Kanika Maheshwari as Nimrat in the serial 'Dil Diyaan Gallan' (2022)

Kanika Maheshwari as Nimrat in the serial ‘Dil Diyaan Gallan’ (2022)

Awards

Gold Awards

  • In 2012, she won the Best Actress Award in a Negative Role for the serial ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ (2012).
  • In 2013, she won the Best Actress Award in a Negative Role for the serial ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ (2012).

Indian Telly Awards

  • In 2012, she won the Best Actress Award in a Negative Role for the serial ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ (2012).

Favourites

Facts/Trivia

  • Kanika appeared in the web series BOSS: Baap of Special Services (2019) in which she played the role of ‘Safia.’

    Poster of the series 'BOSS Baap of Special Services'

    Poster of the series ‘BOSS Baap of Special Services

  • In 2013, she appeared in the dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye 6’ along with her husband, Ankur Ghai.
  • She is a follower of Mahatma Gandhi and his principles.
  • Kanika Maheshwari had a cold war with co-actress Pooja Singh on the sets of the serial Diya Aur Baati Hum. In an interview, Kanika talked about Pooja and said,

    I did not have any malicious intent. It’s just that we have been eight people for a long period of time, so I have gotten used to working with them. With Pooja coming in, we have to work towards making new adjustments (professionally). So that’s it, nothing beyond it.” [1]Telly Chakkar

  •  She has appeared in TV commercials for many popular brands like Coke and Fanta.
  • She worked during her pregnancy in the serial ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum.’

    Kanika Maheshwari during her pregnancy on the sets of the serial 'Diya Aur Baati Hum' (2012)

    Kanika Maheshwari during her pregnancy on the sets of the serial ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ (2012)

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