Rinku Dhawan is an Indian actress who predominantly works in the Hindi television industry. She is known for playing the role of Chhaya Agarwal in the television series ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’ (2000), which aired on the channel StarPlus.
Rinku Dhawan was born on Sunday, 15 February 1976 (age 47 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She did her schooling at St. Anthony Girls’ High School, Mumbai. Facebook – Rinku Dhawan
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Light Golden Brown
Eye Colour: Moss Green
Parents & Siblings
Her mother’s name is Anita Dhawan. She has a brother and a younger sister named Janvi Vora, a television actress.
Husband & Children
She got married to the TV actor Kiran Karmarkar in 2002. They met each other on the set of the television series ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’ (2000) in which they played siblings on-screen. Soon they became good friends and started dating each other. They dated each other for a long time before getting married. However, the couple got separated in 2017 and got divorced in 2019. The Times of India
Together, they have a son named Eshaan.
The popular TVactress Ashita Dhawan is her cousin, and, TV actor Shailesh Gulabani, is her brother-in-law (married to Ashita Dhawan).
She follows Hinduism. She is an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva.
Rinku Dhawan made her debut as an actor in 1995 with the TV series ‘Swaabhimaan’ in which she played the role of Neetu Malhotra. The TV series was aired on DD National.
In the same year, she essayed the role of Phoolan in the Hindi sitcom ‘Hum Paanch,’ which aired on Zee TV. She gained immense popularity after she played the role of Chhaya Agarwal in the television series ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’ (2000), which aired on the channel StarPlus.
In 2009, she appeared as Sudha in the TV series ‘Palampur Express,’ which was broadcast on Sony Entertainment Television. She went bald for a scene in the TV drama series ‘Yeh Vaada Raha’ (2015) in which she played the role of Kamla Barve. The series was broadcast on Zee TV.
In 2020, she played the role of Amba Satya Prakash in the comedy-drama TV series ‘Gupta Brothers,’ which aired on Star Bharat. In the same year, she made an episodic appearance in the TV show ‘Crime Alert,’ on Dangal. In 2022, she appeared in the television series ‘Appnapan – Badalte Rishton Ka Bandhan,’ which aired on Sony Entertainment Television. She played the role of Nandita Jaisingh in the series.
Her performance as Koel Manikant Mehta in the StarPlus TV series ‘Titli’ (2023) received huge appreciation from the audience. In 2023, she appeared as a contestant in season 17 of the Hindi reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss,’ which aired on Colors TV.
She has acted in various TV series including ‘Itihaas’ (1996) on DD National, ‘Rakt Sambandh’ (2010) on NDTV Imagine, ‘Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha’ (2012), on Colors TV, ‘Zindagi Khatti Meethi’ (2015) on Disney India, ‘Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan’ (2015) on MTV India, and ‘Jaat Ki Jugni’ (2017) on Sony TV.
Rinku Dhawan played the role of Mridula Shetty in the Bollywood film ‘Lekar Hum Deewana Dil’ (2014), starring Armaan Jain. In 2019, she appeared in the Hindi film ‘Veergati,’ which was released on the OTT platform ZEE5.
She has a Lord Shiva tattoo inked on her left tricep.
- She played the on-screen sister of her ex-husband, Kiran Karmarkar, in the TV series ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.’
- In 2015, she was nominated for ‘Dulara Dushman Award’ at the Zee Rishtey Awards for her role as Kamla Barve in the television series ‘Yeh Vaada Raha.’
- She often promotes ‘Build Prowl’ protein powder on her Instagram handle.