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Kanika Maheshwari is an Indian actress popular on television. She has throttled everyone with her negative and grey shaded character roles in a variety of popular shows such as Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Raja Ki Aayegi Barat, Geet Hui Sabse Parayi and many more. She first came into limelight with Kabhi Aaye Na Judai on Star Plus. She is currently seen as Meenakshi in Star Plus popular serial Diya Aur Baati Hum.


Kanika Maheshwari was born on 24th April 1981. She has started her career with the series Kabhi Aaye Na Judai which aired on star plus. The actress has worked with great television actors like Rohit Roy, Kiran Kumar and Amarr Upadhay in Ravi Chopra's Viraasat. Kanika came into limelight for her fabulous role of Sasha in Geet Hui Sabse Parayi followed by a meaty role of Meenakshi in the top rated daily soap Diya Aur Baati Hum on Star Plus. She has won the award of Best Actress in a Negative Role for the same.

Kanika Maheshwari Profile

Personal Profile

Name : Kanika Maheshwari
Birthday : 24 April 1981
Birth Place : Aligarh
Age : 34 years
Height : 5 feet(approx)
Occupation : Actor
Hometown : Delhi
Spouse : Ankur Ghai
Son : Riyansh Ghai
Debut Serial : Kabhi Aaye Na Judai
Current Serial : Diya Aur Baati
Nationality : Indian
Religion : Hinduism

Meenakshi in Diya Aur Baati

Kanika is playing the role of Meenakshi in the serial Diya Aur Baati Hum. She plays the wicked bhabhi in the male lead's family. Kanika Maheshwari won the award of Best Actress in a Negative Role for her impressive performance as Meenakshi in Diya Aur Baati.

Latest News

Kanika Maheshwari is back on Diya Aur Baati Hum show post her Maternity leave. She said,"I have really missed my show and all the crew during my maternity break. I am back on the show, but will be shooting in breaks as the production doesn't want me to stress so much. I got a very warm welcome from all of them and also they have all been very supportive and caring towards me. Right now, I am shooting alone but may be when the baby grows up I might bring him on the set." Meenakshi and her husband, Vikram (Karan Goddwani) were shown to be out of the country in the show.

Husband Ankur Ghai

The beautiful and extremely talented lady Kanika Maheshwari aka Meenakshi tied the knot with her college pal Ankur Ghai. He is a businessman and is into construction business. The couple met during their college days and after years of friendship they started to date each other. After dating for more than six months, the lovey-doveys finally decided to get engaged. They got married on the 18th of January 2012 at Kanika's farm house in Delhi including only near and dear one's. Kanika has delivered a baby boy named Riyansh Ghai on April 4, 2015 at around 6.30pm at a hospital in Mumbai.

In Nach Baliye 6

Kanika Maheshwari and her real life husband Ankur Ghai have showcased their dancing skills in one of the popular dance reality show Nach Baliye 6. They have hardly spent a maximum one month time with each other in the last 2 years but Nach Baliye gave the love birds an opportunity to not only spend quality time with each other. The pretty actress has injured herself badly on the sets of dance reality show due to which the couple got eliminated.

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