Full NameAmrita Deepak Rao
Age (as of 2019)38 years old
Date of Birth07 June, 1981
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height5 ft 4 inches (1.63 m)
Weight50 kg (110 lbs)
Body Measurements34-23-34 Inches
HobbiesReading Short Stories, Singing
Favorite FoodVegetable Stew, Corn Soup, Red Thai Curry, Curd Rice, Chocolate Cake
Favorite ColorPink, Beige
Amrita Rao is an uprising and gorgeous actress of Bollywood film industry. She was born in Mumbai, India 7th June, 1986. She belongs to Rao family and can fluently speak Konkani language. Amrita Rao comes from an affluent Hindu family. Her father is the co-owner of an Advertising Agency. Amrita did not plan to pursue her career with Bollywood film industry as she desired to graduate in psychology, which she finally did.
No stranger to bright lights and cameras, Amrita Rao has modeled for more than 35 TV commercials. Her initial task was for Fairever Face Cream. Between other tasks that got her noted were Cadbury’s Perk, Nestle Bru Coffee and ‘Close-up’. Ken Ghosh contacted Amrita Rao for his debut film Ishq Vishq after noticing her in Cadbury perk commercial, in which she played the role of a hungry bride impatiently awaiting for the entrance of her husband on spiritual occasion of ‘Karva Chauth’. The movie Ishq Vishq was a worldwide hit and made her popular overnight. Amrita Rao is also a Brand Ambassador for Parachute Hair Oil, D’Damas Gold Jewellery and Miss Players Apparels.
Her other mega movies include Masti, and Vivah and I’m Always Here added to her stardom and admiration. Whilst ‘Vaah! Life Ho To Aisi’, ‘Pyare Mohan’, ‘Deewar’ and ‘Shikhar’ were average at Indian box office. She has received 6 awards so far, typically related to her exceptional performances in the movies ‘Vivah’ and ‘Ishq Vishk’.
Hardly 12 movies old, Amrita Rao is relatively famous for her brilliant performances as well as her dancing flair. The legendary actress Madhuri Dixit went enamored of her exceptional performance at 2007 Filmfare Awards. There is also a Telugu movie to her recognition which turned out to be a major box office hit. Amrita Rao is fluent in Hindi, Marathi and English. She is zealous enough about reading short stories. Sensitive to Indian spicy cuisines, she favors bland continental, and loves to eat desserts like Barfi and Gulab Jamun.
Amrita Rao has co-featured with famous actors Zayed Khan, Shahid Kapur, Vivek Oberoi, Shahrukh Khan, Mahesh Babu and Akshay Khanna. A victor of esteemed Dada Saheb Phalke Academy Award at a very young age of 25, she is all set for her fruitful innings at Bollywood.
Facts You Never Knew About Amrita Rao!
- Amrita Rao was born to a traditional Konkani family.
- Even if she was born in Pune and grown up in Mumbai; her family background is from Karnataka, India.
- Amrita Rao was named after her grandfather who was a soldier.
- She is a relative of Guru Dutt; as her grandfather and Guru Dutt were step cousins.
- She is a professional Classical Singer and received more than 3 years training in classical singing all through her schooling days.
- She, together with her sister, Preetika Rao initiated modeling during her college days. Her first commercial Ad was of Fairever Face Cream.
- Amrita Rao has also appeared in a number of other commercial Ads like Godrej No. 1, Close-up, Wrigley Chewing Gum, Jolen Creme Bleach, Anne French, Fena Detergent etc.
|Amrita Rao Education|
|School||Canossa Convent Girls' School, Mumbai
|College/University||Sophia College for Women, Mumbai
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|Amrita Rao Career|
|Debut TV Series/Movie||
Bollywood Film: Ab Ke Baras (2002)
Telugu Film: Athidhi (2007)
Hindi TV: Perfect Bride (2009)
|Salary||1 Crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||$20.5 million|
|Family & Relatives|
|Sister||Sister- Preetika Rao|