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Sagarika Ghatge
Sagarika Ghatge
Ghatge at Lakme Fashion Week 2018
Sagarika Ghatge

(1986-01-08) 8 January 1986 (age 35)
OccupationModel, film actress
Years active2007–present
Known forChak De! India
(m. 2017)

Sagarika Ghatge is an Indian model, national level athlete and actress known for her role of Preeti Sabharwal in Chak De! India. In 2015, she participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 6 and emerged as a finalist.[1]

Early life

Ghatge was born to Vijaysinh Ghatge (not Vijayendra Ghatge,[2] as sometimes reported) and Urmila Ghatge in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, where she stayed till the age of eight. She then shifted to Ajmer, Rajasthan to attend Mayo College Girls School.[3] She is related to a former royal house of India through Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur, with her father being from the former royal family of Kagal and her grandmother, Sita Raje Ghatge, being the daughter of Tukojirao Holkar III of Indore. She has a brother. She was a national level hockey player.[4]

Personal life

On 24 April 2017, Ghatge announced her engagement to cricketer Zaheer Khan.[5] The two got married in November 2017.[6]


In 2007, Ghatge made her acting debut in Chak De! India, where she portrayed Preeti Sabharwal due to which she became the brand ambassador of Reebok India.[7] She has appeared in fashion magazines and various fashion shows.

Ghatge then appeared in the 2009 film, Fox as Urvashi Mathur. She later portrayed Kamiah in Miley Naa Miley Hum. Ghatge then starred opposite Emraan Hashmi in the 2012 film Rush. She next appeared in Satish Rajwade's Marathi movie Premachi Goshta with Atul Kulkarni which released in 2013 which was her first Marathi movie.

In 2015, she participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 and emerged as a finalist. Ghatge also made her Punjabi film debut, Dildariyaan opposite Jassi Gill where she portrayed Paali.[8]

In 2017, she played Maya Singh in critically acclaimed Irada.

In 2019, she made her digital debut with ALT Balaji's Boss – Baap of Special Services where she portrayed ACP Sakshi Ranjan opposite Karan Singh Grover.[9]



Year Title Role Language Notes Reference
2007 Chak De! India Preeti Sabarwal Hindi
2009 Fox Urvashi Mathur
2011 Miley Naa Miley Hum Kamiah
2012 Rush Ahana Sharma
Premachi Goshta Sonal Marathi
2015 Dildariyaan Paali Punjabi [10]
2017 Irada Maya Singh Hindi
2019 Monsoon Football TBA Hindi/Marathi Filming [11]
2020 Footfairy TBA Hindi


Year Show Role Channel Notes
2015 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 6 Contestant Colors TV Finalist


Year Title Role Platform
2019 BOSS: Baap of Special Services ALT Balaji ACP Sakshi


For her role in Chak De! India, Ghatge received the Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was also rewarded with a Lions Gold Award.


  1. ^ "I miss playing hockey: Sagarika Ghatge". The Times of India. 18 August 2007. Retrieved 9 February 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Mistaken identity for Sagarika Ghatge". The Times of India. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  3. ^ "I'm determined & focused: Sagarika". The Times of India. 27 August 2007.
  4. ^ "Sagarika Ghatge: Lesser known facts about the actress". The Times of India. 25 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Zaheer Khan announces engagement with actress Sagarika Ghatge". The Indian Express. Retrieved 24 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Sagarika Ghatge marries Zaheer Khan". The Indian Express. Retrieved 23 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Sagarika Ghatge is Reebok's brand ambassador". Retrieved 23 February 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Sagarika Ghatge learns Punjabi for her next movie!". Can India News. Retrieved 11 October 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "Boss teaser out: Karan Singh Grover and Sagarika Ghatge win hearts with their amazing chemistry". India Today.
  10. ^ "Dildariyaan stars Jassi Gill and Sagarika Ghatge". The Tribune.
  11. ^ "Sagarika Ghatge to feature in a bilingual film based on football". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 14 August 2018.

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