Krutika Desai Khan

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Kruttika Desai Khan
Kruttika Desai at Ram Milaayi Jodi 100 Episodes Success Bash on March 2011
Born Krutika Desai
(1968-02-23) 23 February 1968 (age 49)
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Imtiaz Khan
Children 1
Parent(s) Shri Giresh Desai (father)
Family Jayant (father-in-law)
Amjad Khan (brother-in-law)
Inayat Khan (sister-in-law)

Kruttika Desai-Khan (née Desai, stylised Kruttika Desai; born 23 February 1968), is an Indian film, theatre and television actress. She rose to fame playing Mangala in early TV series of India - Buniyaad. She is known for her portrayal of Ambaji in the Zee TV series Ram Milaayi Jodi. Desai is currently playing the role of Shanti Devi, on Star Plus daily show Mere Angne Mein .

She is the daughter of the late Shri Giresh Desai.

Acting career[edit]

She is involved in "Akansha[1] ", a theatre 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]

She has done many popular roles in Indian soap operas, most notably Ram Milaayi Jodi, and also Uttaran etc. Currently, she is seen in the Star Plus serial Mere Angne Mein.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Desai is married to Imtiaz Khan, the son of Hindi film actor Jayant and the brother of actor Amjad Khan. The couple have one daughter.




  1. ^ "Different dreams". 2005-11-27. Retrieved 2012-07-19. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Krutika Desai goes bald for a role - The Times of India". 2013-02-23. Retrieved 2014-07-25. 
  4. ^ "Saas Krutika Desai turns bikini babe".