Ananya Khare

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Ananya Khare (Hindi: अनन्या खरे) is an Indian television and film actress who is best known for her appearances in Bollywood films like Devdas and Chandni Bar. She won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Chandni Bar

Early life and career[edit]

She first made her mark on television in serials including 1987's Nirmala) for almost two decades before her big screen success. She was awarded an Indian National Award for best supporting actress for her role in Chandni Bar and subsequently nominated for her role in Devdas. She has been awarded for her roles on stage, television, and on the big screen.

More recently, Khare has gained popularity by being back on television and mostly being cast in negative roles on popular soap operas.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Khare took a break and shifted to the US in 2005 after she met her husband, David. She worked as an English teacher in a school before the couple decided to shift base back to Mumbai after 10 years.[2]


Year Serial Role
1994 Zaalim Kaamna
1999 Shool Bachoo Yadav's wife
2002 Devdas Kumud Mukherjee, Devdas's Sister-in-law
2001 Chandni Bar Deepa Pandey, Bar Dancer
2005 The Film Nandhini
2010 Foreign Geeta
2019 Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar Chachi Ji


Year Serial Role Channel
1984 Hum Log
1987 Nirmala
1993 Dekh Bhai Dekh Zubeida (Cameo) DD National
Kirdaar Malti
1995–1997 Yeh Shaadi Nahi Ho Sakti Baby Sony Entertainment Television
O Maria Baby
1997–1998 Mahayagya
1998 Movers & Shakers Herself
Aahat Juhi (Episodic Role)
2002 CID (Indian TV series) Episodic Role
2000 Kasamm DD National
2012 Meri Maa Life OK
2012–2013 Punar Vivah Maya Zee TV
2013 Amrit Manthan Indu Chabaria[3] Life OK
Yeh Hai Aashiqui Episodic Role[4] Bindass
2013–2014 Rang Rasiya Mohini [5] Colors TV
2015–2017 Mere Angne Mein Sarla Aggarwal StarPlus
2017 Yeh Moh Moh Ke Dhaagey Rami Ben Katara Sony Entertainment Television
2017–2018 Laado 2 Malhari Colors TV
2018 Woh Apna Sa Sudha Zee TV
2018 Krishna Chali London Parvati Star Plus
2018-2019 Beechwale - Bapu Dekh Raha Hai Chanchal Beechwale Bhatia SAB TV


  1. ^ "After 'Devdas' most roles offered were negative: Ananya Khare". The Indian Express. 9 June 2015.
  2. ^ "'Not many know that I was a teacher in LA for the last 10 years'". Times of India. 18 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Ananya Khare as Indu Chabaria".
  4. ^ "Ananya Khare join Veebha Anand in Yeh Hai Aashiqui'".
  5. ^ "Rangrasiya/ A tale of love and hate". The Indian Express. 22 January 2014.

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