Krutika Desai Khan

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Krutika Desai Khan
Krutika Desai at Ram Milaayi Jodi 100 Episodes Success Bash on March 2011
Born 23 February 1968
Occupation Television Actress
Years active 1985–present

Krutika Desai Khan (born 23 February 1968), who sometimes also spells her name as Kruttika Desai, is a popular Indian film, theater and television actress.


She is the daughter of noted stage personality late Shri Girish Desai. Krutika is married to Imtiaz Khan, the son of renowned Hindi film actor of the yesteryear, Jayant and the brother of actor Amjad Khan. Imtiaz himself is an accomplished actor and director of the Hindi film and television scene.


She is involved in "Akansha[1] ", a theater workshop for street children and has also acted in a number of Gujarati plays including Shodh Pratishodh[2] " which won rave reviews and accolades from the masses as well as the classes and was performed 125 times in four months, a record of sorts.

She has also acted in Pallavi Bani Parvati and To Karo Shree Ganesh, both Gujarati plays.

She is also involved in In 7x3=21 (Saat Tari Ekvees), in which seven directors, actors and writers come together to create seven monologues. She plays a middle-class woman married into a rich family whose marriage values challenge her childhood



She shaved her head for the serial Uttaran, making her the first woman to go bald in the history of Indian Television.[3]


  1. ^ Sunday, Nov 27, 2005 at 0000 hrs IST (2005-11-27). "Different dreams". Retrieved 2012-07-19. 
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  3. ^ The author has posted comments on this article (2013-02-23). "Krutika Desai goes bald for a role - The Times of India". Retrieved 2014-07-25.