Rinku Dhawan

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NameRinku Dhawan
Alternate NameRinku Karmarkar
ProfessionIndian actress
Years Active1995-Present
Date of BirthFebruary 15, 1976
Age (In 2024)48 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Current CityMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mother TonguePunjabi
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 5in
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorBrown
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusDivorced
HusbandKiran Karmarkar (actor) (divorced, 2002-19)
rinku dhawan with ex-husband kiran karmarkar
Marriage DateMarch 1, 2002
Son(s)Eshaan Karmarkar
rinku dhawan with son eshaan karmarkar
FatherAshok Dhawan
rinku dhawan with her parents
MotherAnita Dhawan
rinku dhawan with mother anita dhawan
Sister(s)Janvi Vora (actress)
rinku dhawan with sister janvi vora
Brother(s)rinku dhawan with her brother
Cousin(s)Ashita Dhawan (actress)
rinku dhawan with cousin ashita dhawan
Rohit Dhawan
Other Relative(s)
Niece(s)Niharika Vora
rinku dhawan with niece niharika vora
Amaira Gulabani
Nephew(s)Arhmaan Gulabani
Aarav Dhawan
Uncle(s)Vinod Dhawan
Aunt(s)Sonu Dhawan
Brother-in-law(s)Ritesh Vora
Shailesh Gulabani (actor)
Sister-in-law(s)Harniit Dhawan
Education Details
SchoolSt. Anthony Girls’ High School, Chembur
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationGraduate
Debut MovieLekar Hum Deewana Dil (2014)
MoviesVeergati (2019)
Lekar Hum Deewana Dil (2014)
Debut TVSwabhimaan (1995)
TV Show(s)Bigg Boss 17 (contestant, 2023)
Titli (2023)
Appnapan… Badalte Rishton Ka Bandhan (2022)
Choti Sarrdaarni (2021)
Gupta Brothers (2020-21)
Crime Alert (1 episode, 2020)
Jaat Ki Jugni: Ek Visphotak Prem Kahaani (2017)
Yeh Vaada Raha (2015)
Zindagi Khatti Meethi (2015)
Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan (2014-15)
Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha (2012-13)
Rakt Sambandh (2010)
Palampur Express (2009)
Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii (2000-08)
Itihaas (1997)
Hum Paanch (1995)
Swabhimaan (1995-97)
Contact/Social Media Details
Instagraminstagram.com/rinku.dhawan15/ (9k followers)
Email[email protected]
Other Details
Family Picture
family picture of rinku dhawan
Rinku Dhawan is an Indian actress known for Bigg Boss 17 (2023), Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii (2000-2008), Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan (2014-2015), and Palampur Express (2009).
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She was born on 15 February 1976 to Ashok Dhawan and Anita Dhawan in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her sister, Janvi Vora is also an actress.
She studied at St. Anthony Girls’ High School in Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra. 1
Her sister, Janvi Vora is married to Ritesh Vora. Ritesh is Janvi’s second husband, she earlier had an arranged marriage with a New Delhi-based guy at the age of 21 but she parted ways after a bad marriage of eight years. Janvi has a daughter named Niharika from her first marriage. 2
TV actress Ashita Dhawan is her cousin. Ashita is married to actor Shailesh Gulabani and they have 2 kids, twins Arhmaan Gulabani and Amaira Gulabani.
She made her acting debut in 1995 with the television show “Swaabhimaan”, where she played the role of Neetu Malhotra. In the same year, she was seen in one of the episodes of Zee TV’s sitcom “Hum Paanch” as Phoolan (Anand & Beena Mathur’s granddaughter).
rinku dhawan in swaabhimaan
Rinku Dhawan shot to fame after playing the role of Chhaya Agarwal in the TV show “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” from 2000 to 2008.
Rinku Dhawan and Kiran Karmarkar met on the sets of “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” in 2000, where they played the role of siblings. They dated for around two years before tying the knot in 2002. The couple separated in 2017 after 15 years of marriage and amicably filed for divorce in 2019. They have a son together named Eshaan Karmarkar, who was born on 17 December 2001. 3 4
rinku dhawan and kiran karmarkar marriage picture
Dhawan also appeared in television shows like Itihaas (1997), Palampur Express (2009), Rakt Sambandh (2010), Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha (2012-2013), Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan (2014-2015), Zindagi Khatti Meethi (2015), Yeh Vaada Raha (2015), Jaat Ki Jugni: Ek Visphotak Prem Kahaani (2017), Crime Alert (2020), and Gupta Brothers (2020-2021).
She made her film debut in the 2014 Bollywood film “Lekar Hum Deewana Dil” starring Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth in the lead roles.
In 2015, she shaved her head for her role in the television show “Yeh Vaada Raha”. Rinku Dhawan was nominated for the Best Actress in a Negative Role award at the Indian Television Academy Awards 2016 for her role as Kamla Digambar Barve in “Yeh Vaada Raha”.
rinku dhawan in yeh vaada raha
In 2019, she starred in the ZEE5 original film Veergati.
Her father, Ashok Dhawan passed away on 1 May 2019. 5
She appeared as Amrit Kaur Gill in the television drama series Choti Sarrdaarni (2021) and essayed the role of Nandita Jaisingh in Appnapan… Badalte Rishton Ka Bandhan (2022).
rinku dhawan in choti sarrdaarni
In 2023, she played the role of Koel Manikant Mehta in the television series “Titli”, which aired on Star Plus.
Rinku Dhawan is currently seen in Bigg Boss 17 as one of the 17 contestants. The other 16 contestants are Arun Srikanth Mashettey, Isha Malviya, Soniya Bansal, Jigna Vora, Anurag Dobhal, Munawar Faruqui, Ankita Lokhande and her husband Vicky Jain, Navid Sole, Neil Bhatt, Aishwarya Sharma, Mannara Chopra, Sana Raees Khan, Sunny Arya, Abhishek Kumar, and Khanzaadi Firoza Khan.
In an interview with ETimes TV, Rinku said that she didn’t have work and was offered Bigg Boss so she is doing it. 6

rinku dhawan in bigg boss 17
She has got a Lord Shiva tattoo inked on her left tricep.
rinku dhawan tattoo
Rinku Dhawan and her ex-husband Kiran Karmarkar still share a friendly relationship with each other and they still live in the same society. 6

  1. https://www.facebook.com/rinkudhawan15/about[]
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  4. https://www.dnaindia.com/television/report-bigg-boss-17-meet-rinku-dhawan-tv-actress-single-mother-who-married-her-onscreen-brother-got-divorced-due-to-3064800[]
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  6. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tv/news/hindi/exclusive-rinku-dhawan-my-ex-husband-kiran-karmarkar-and-i-still-live-in-the-same-society-i-met-him-before-leaving-for-bigg-boss-17/photostory/104658112.cms[][]
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