Mrunal was born on 1 August 1992 (aged 26; as in 2018) in Nagpur, Maharastra, India. After completing her high school studies, she went to Kishinchand Chellaram College, Mumbai to attain a degree in Journalism (Bachelor of Mass Media). Mrunal had a great interest in acting right from her childhood. She always had the support of her parents to fulfill her dream of entering the glamour world.
The brown-eyed actress is around 5’ 5” tall and weighs around 55 kg. She has black hair.
Family & Boyfriend
Mrunal was born into a Marathi Family. She is the daughter of Udaysing B Thakur who is an Assistant General Manager at the Union Bank of India. She has two siblings; an elder sister, Lochan Thakur, who is a makeup artist, and a younger brother, Mandar Thakur.
Mrunal is reportedly dating Sharad Chandra Tripathi, who is a writer by profession.
Mrunal started her career in acting while she was still in college. She made her television debut with the portrayal of the role of Gauri Bhonsle Gaikwad in the TV serial, ‘Mujhse Kuchh Kehti…Yeh Khamoshiyaan‘ opposite Mohit Sehgal. She next appeared in the role of a journalist on Star Plus’ show Har Yug Mein Ayega Ek Arjun. She also hosted a comedy stage play Do Fool Chaar Mali along with co-host Barun Sobti in Dubai.
Mrunal continued her acting journey by playing the lead role in Zee TV’s Kumkum Bhagya opposite Arjit Taneja.
The actress has also tried her hands in Marathi cinema and did films like Hello Nadan, Vitti Dandu, Surajya and Rangkarmi.
Mrunal has been a part of the Indonesian serial, Tuyul & Mbak Yul Reborn. She appeared as the guest star in the show. In the year 2014, she participated in the sports reality entertainment show Box Cricket League. She was also a contestant in the show Nach Baliye season 7 along with her longtime boyfriend Sharad Chandra Tripathi.
In 2016, Mrunal gave a special dance performance in the TV serial, SauBhagyalaxmi. Thakur made her international debut with the Indo-American film Love Sonia produced by David Womark.
In 2019, Mrunal made her Bollywood debut with the movie “Super 30” which also starred Hrithik Roshan.
Aamir Khan was so impressed with her acting skills that he offered her a role in his movie, ‘Thugs of Hindostan.’ However, Thakur declined the offer. Reportedly, she did not want to sign a three-film contract with Yash Raj Films because it would have affected her international career.
- Thakur’s dream role is to portray the character of a mentally-handicapped person.
- Her family fondly call her Goli.
- Mrunal loves listening to Ankit Tiwari and Sunidhi Chauhan.
- Her hobbies are watching cricket, dancing, reading books, and doing photography.
- Mrunal’s favourite colours are Yellow, White, and Pink.
- She is a huge fan of Kareena Kapoor.
- Amitabh Bachchan and Hugh Jackman top his list of favourite actors.
- She admires the director Ekta Kapoor.
- Mrunal is a big cricket fan and Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli are her favourite cricketers.