Krutika Desai Khan
Kruttika Desai Khan (née Desai, stylised Kruttika Desai) is an Indian film, theatre and television actress. She rose to fame playing "Mangala" in an early TV series of India - Buniyaad. She is known for her portrayal of Chandrakanta, Mansi - a talk show, Air Hostess, Superhit Muqabla - first Indian countdown show, Hungama - a travel show, Noorjahan- historical, Deewar- Hamlet on star, Ambaji in the Zee TV series Ram Milaayi Jodi and Uttaran, as a bald widow. She portrayed the role of Shanti Devi, on the Star Plus daily show Mere Angne Mein, which became one of the most successful and long-running shows. The show ended in August 2017 after a successful run of 2 years.
Krutika Desai Khan
Kruttika Desai at Ram Milaayi Jodi 100 Episodes Success Bash on March 2011
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Parent(s)||Shri Giresh Desai (father)|
Amjad Khan (brother-in-law)
She is involved in "Akansha", a theatre workshop for street children and has also acted in a number of Gujarati plays including Shodh Pratishodh, 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 shaved her head for the serial Uttaran, making her the first woman to go bald in the history of Indian Television.
She has done many popular roles in Indian soap operas, most notably Ram Milaayi Jodi, and also Uttaran etc. In 2015, she played the pivotal role of Shanti Devi in the Star Plus serial Mere Angne Mein.
- Insaaf (1987)
- Dattak The Adopted (2001)
- Turn Left at the End of the World (2004)
- Section 375 (2019) as Judge
- Dekh Bhai Dekh
- Betaal Pachisi
- Chandramukhi (TV series)
- Zameen Aasmaan
- Kismet (TV series)|Kismet
- Superhit Muqabla
- A Mouthful of Sky
- Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan
- Tumhari Disha
- Do Saheliyaan
- Ek Aam Aadmi (TV series) STAR One
- Air Hostess
- Annu Ki Ho Gayee Waah Bhai Waah
- Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki
- Ram Milaayi Jodi (2012-2013)
- Uttaran - The name of the character that she played was Ekadashi Avinash Chatterjee. The telecast of this was between 2013 and 2015
- Mere Angne Mein (2015-2017) The name of the character she played was Shanti Devi. The telecast of this show was 2015-2017.
- Paramavatar Shri Krishna
- Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki as Preeto's mother
- Jiji Maa as Haryali Rawat
- Laal Ishq (2018 TV series) as Jhooleawali Dadi
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- "Saas Krutika Desai turns bikini babe".