Parul Yadav is an Indian model, actress, producer, and interior designer who mainly works in the South Indian Films. She came into the limelight by playing the role of ‘Charu’ in the Tamil film “Dreams.”
Parul Yadav was born on Monday, 5 June 1989 (age 34 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. She was inclined towards acting since childhood. While in college, she started modelling for various fashion designers. In her teenage, Parul was spotted by a filmmaker at a fashion show. He offered her an advertisement for a chocolate brand, which she accepted.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Family & Caste
Not much is known about her parents. She has two sisters, Hetal Yadav and Sheetal Yadav.
She was rumoured to be in a relationship with the Kannada film director, Shashank.
Parul started her acting career in 2004 with the Tamil film “Dreams” in which she played the role of ‘Charu.’ Next, she made her Malayalam film debut with the film “Krithyam” (2005). Parul made her Kannada film debut in 2012 by playing the role of ‘Rani’ in the film “Bandhu Balaga.”
In 2009, she switched over to television with Colors TV serial “Bhagyavidhaata.” Subsequently, she participated in the comedy reality show “Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala” on Star Plus.
In 2012, she appeared in the Kannada film “Govindaya Namaha” and gained immense popularity. Subsequently, she appeared in many Kannada films including “Nandeesha,” “Bachchan,” “Shravani Subramanya,” “Shivajinagara,” “Killing Veerappan,” and “Jessie.”
In addition to being an actor, she is also a successful entrepreneur and owns an interior designing firm in Mumbai.
- Suvarna Award for Lux Glamour Icon of the Year (2013)
- South Indian International Movie Award for Best Female Debutant for the film ‘Govindaya Namaha’ (2013)
- Bangalore Times Best Newcomer Award for the film ‘Govindaya Namaha’ (2013)
- South Indian International Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film ‘Bachchan’ (2014)
- Santosham Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film ‘Bachchan’ (2014)
- South Scope Rising Sensation of the Year Award (2016)
- Filmfare Award (South) for Best Actress for the film ‘Aatagara’ (2016)
- IIFA for Best Actress for the film ‘Killing Veerapan’ (2017)
- SIIMA for Best Actress Kannada (Critics Choice) for the film ‘Killing Veerappan’ (2017)
- Food: Vegetable Salad with Balsamic Vinegar
- Director: Pawan Wadeyar
- Musicians: Adele, Coldplay, Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez
- Her hobbies include dancing, reading, and travelling.
- She is popularly known as the “Pyaarge Girl.”
- Parul is an avid dog lover and has a pet dog, Pluto.
- She is very particular about her fitness and visits the gym regularly.
- Parul follows a vegetarian diet.
- She is often spotted drinking alcohol on various occasions.
- In January 2017, Parul was mauled by stray dogs and was hospitalised with serious injuries on her face, hands, legs, neck, and head.