Ketaki Walawalkar is an Indian TV show director, creative director, casting assistant, and assistant producer. She has directed many popular TV shows including StarPlus’ show ‘Anupamaa’ (2020) and Zee TV’s ‘Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani’ (2015).
Ketaki Walawalkar was born on 23 October in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Libra.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 80kg
Hair Colour: Medium golden blonde (dyed)
Eye Colour: Dark brown
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Ramesh Walawalkar, and her mother, Madhuri Walawalkar, is a homemaker.
She has three brothers named Aditya Rajan Shiodkar, a politician, and Vishwanath Gaitonde, an entrepreneur, and Amit Pradhan. She has one sister named Vishakha Gaitonde.
On 4 January 2023, she got married to Rushad Rana, an Indian actor.
Ninad Nandkumar Battin
In a 2013 Instagram post, Ketaki Walwalkar termed Ninad Nandkumar Battin as her boyfriend.
In 2020, Ketaki Walawalkar began dating Rushad Rana, who is an Indian actor.
In 2010, Rushad got married to Khushnum; however, the couple got divorced in 2013. The Times of India Ketaki and Rushad met on the set of StarPlus’ TV show ‘Anupamaa’ in August 2020. The Times of India In an interview, on being asked about his relationship with Ketaki, and how they met, Rushad Rana said,
Ketaki and I didn’t start dating when I was doing the show because of my professional ethics, I don’t date anyone on the sets. In December last year we met through a dating app and that’s how we connected. Managing time between us is tricky, but the onus is on her because she is busier than me. Yet, she finds time to meet and sometimes we just meet near my house for a few minutes.” The Times of India
In an interview, while talking about how she met Rushad Rana for the first time, she said,
We connected on a dating site, but I already knew Rushad since he was acting in Anupamaa and we had interacted on the sets of the show. So, it never felt that I was dating a stranger.” The Times of India
Associate Creative Head
In 2008, she was appointed as the associate creative head of Colors TV’s show ‘Uttaran.’ In 2012, she became the associate creative head of Life OK’s show ‘Aasman Se Aage.’
In 2009, she became the assistant producer for 11 episodes of Zee TV’s dance show ‘Dance India Dance.’
She has worked as a casting assistant for many TV shows and films. In 2011, she worked as a casting assistant for the Bollywood film ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.’
She was appointed as a casting assistant for a French TV series titled ‘Rani,’ which was released in 2011. In 2012, she worked as a casting assistant for the Bollywood film ‘Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu.’ In the same year, she was appointed as a casting assistant for the Bollywood films ‘Student of the Year’ and ‘Talaash: The Answer Lies Within.’
In 2011, she worked as a casting director for the short film ‘Among Us.’
In 2015, she made her directorial debut with Zee TV’s ‘Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani’ and directed 109 episodes of the show.
In 2016, she directed 7 episodes of Voot Originals’ series ‘Chinese Bhasad.’ She directed 451 episodes of Star Plus’ 2018 TV show ‘Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala.’ In 2020, she directed more than 150 episodes of Star Plus’ popular TV series ‘Anupamaa.’
She worked as a creative director in Colors TV’s 2014 show ‘Udaan.’ In 2015, she was appointed as the creative director in one episode of Zee TV’s show ‘Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani.’ Some other TV shows in which she worked as a creative director include Star Plus’ ‘Naamkarann’ (2016), Zee TV’s ‘Zindagi Ki Mehek’ (2016), Life OK’s ‘Ghulaam’ (2017), and Star Plus’ ‘Krishna Chali London’ (2018).
In 2015, she worked as the creative head of Star Plus’ show ‘Phir Bhi Na Maane Badtameez Dil.’
In 2014, she bought Suzuki WagonR.
- Food: Mi crop with chicken floss salad Instagram – Ketaki Walawalkar, butter poached lobster open sandwich Instagram – Ketaki Walawalkar
- Drink: Whiskey sour
- Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
- She has an interest in cooking food.
- She likes nail art, and she often posts pictures of her fingernail art on social media.
- She is non-vegetarian.
- She often consumes alcohol.
- She smokes hookah occasionally.