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Ishitta Arun Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Mumbai
Age: 43 Years
Husband: Dhruv Ghanekar

Ishitta Arun

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)• Theatre artist
• Actress
• Interior designer
Known forBeing the daughter of folk-artist Ila Arun.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-30-34
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutFilm: Snegithiye (2000); as Geetha Damodar
Poster of the Tamil film Snegithiye (2000)
Personal Life
Date of Birth14 September 1979 (Friday)
Age (as of 2022)43 Years
BirthplaceMumbai
Zodiac signVirgo
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
SchoolArya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai
College/UniversitySt. Xavier's College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationBA Sociology
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
HobbiesDancing, Baking, Doing yoga, Reading, Listening to music
Tattoo(s)On left forearm: Sun and flowers
Ishitta Arun's tattoo on her left forearm
On the right shoulder: a symbol
Ishitta Arun's tattoo on right shoulder
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date27 May 2005
Family
Husband/SpouseDhruv Ghanekar (Music composer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist)
Ishitta Arun with her husband, Dhruv Ghanekar
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter(s)- Amaala and Alaaya
Ishitta Arun with her daughters
ParentsFather- Arun Bajpai (Retired Indian Navy personnel)
Ishitta Arun with her father, Arun Bajpai
Mother- Ila Arun (Indian actress and folk-song singer)
Ishitta Arun with her mother, Ila Arun
SiblingsShe is the only child of her parents.
Other relative(s)Father-in-law: Girish Ghanekar (Marathi director)
A picture of Ishitta Arun's father-in-law, Girish Ghanekar
Brother-in-law: Joy Ghanekar (Actor)

Ishitta Arun

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ishitta Arun

  • Ishitta Arun is an Indian theatre artist, actress, VJ, dancer, and lyricist. She is also an interior designer.
  • She was three years old when she made her debut as a child artist in a TV commercial for the Vicks VapoRub.

  • She a children’s
  • As a child artist, she appeared in the morning TV show Science Basics, directed by Gullan Kriplani.
  • At the age of 8, she acted in a documentary, which was based on the life of Alla Jillai Bai, a famous classical singer. She also recorded two songs for this documentary.
  • She wrote a full-length play at the age of thirteen.
  • Ishita learnt Kathak at Shiamak Davar’s Institute of Performing Arts.
  • Ishitta took singing classes from Ustad Maqbool Hussain.
  • Initially, she worked as a video jockey and TV host for the B4U Music channel.
  • In 1999, she made her music video debut in Sonu Nigam’s song titled Bijuria from the album Mausam for which late dancer Saroj Khan taught her the choreography.

    Ishitta Arun in a still from the music video of Sonu Nigam's song Bijuria from the album Mausam (1999)

    Ishitta Arun in a still from the music video of Sonu Nigam’s song Bijuria from the album Mausam (1999)

  • In 2003, she played the role of Mansi in a Bollywood film titled Kahan Ho Tum, starring Sonu Sood and Sharman Joshi.
  • In 2010, she appeared as a contestant in the TV mini-series Dil Jeetegi Desi Girl, which aired on NDTV Imagine and got first runner-up position.
  • The interiors of the restaurant Mia Cucina in Bandra were designed by Ishitta. She also designed the outposts of several restaurants, residences, and offices for celebrities including Terence Lewis Age, Height, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More. She also designed the Wah Wah Studios in Mumbai and had independent exhibitions under her brand ‘Kishmish.’
  • She has also penned lyrics for several artists including Dhruv Ghanekar, Atif Aslam & Mahir Zaine for TV commercials of several popular brands including Mahindra, Tata Steel, and Britannia Industries.
  • In September 2012, she became a creative producer of Wah Wah Music production house.
  • Arun has written several tracks for Bollywood films including Dhaakad (2022), starring Kangana Ranaut.
  • Ishitta Arun has hosted more than 100 live stages. In 2006, she hosted a duet singing competition titled Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Ek Main Aur Ek Tu with co-host Shaan.
  • Ishitta is the founder of Ikigai & Co., a theatre, performing arts, and humanities platform under which she has conceptualised and produced Gaa Re Maa, a drama that was featured at the Prithvi Festival 2018 as part of the 40th-year celebrations of Mumbai’s Prithvi Theatre.
  • Ishitta is often seen accompanying several renowned celebrities at events.

    Ishitta Arun with Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi

    Ishitta Arun with Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi

  • Ishitta Arun consumes alcoholic beverages on several occasions.

    Ishitta Arun holding a glass of wine while dancing

    Ishitta Arun holding a glass of wine while dancing

  • When Ishitta was studying in school, the principal of the school asked her to change her name to Ishitta Bajpai from Ishitta Arun as her mother, Ila Arun, was popular and the school wanted to keep their identities private.
  • In an interview, Ishitta admitted that she often writes for her husband’s advertising campaigns.
  • In an interview, Ishitta revealed that the first four lines of the lullaby she wrote for the film Dhaakad (2022) were actually from the lullaby that her grandmother used to sing to her when she was a child. Further, she added,

    It has been passed down from one generation to another. I have been singing it to my children for nine years. But, since my grandmother is no more, most of us remember only a few lines. I had the task to build on them.”

  • Ishitta once said that her father introduced her to hip-hop music and also pushed her to dance. According to her, it was he who bought her a bikini and miniskirt. [1]Instagram – Ishitta Arun
  • In an interview, Ishitta once revealed that she and her family used to witness a lot of snakes in their house before they left it.
  • In an interview, Ishitta revealed that she ad her husband, Dhruv, practice yoga twice a week.
  • She loves reading bedtime stories to her daughters every night.
  • In an interview, Ishitta revealed that she did not want her daughters to become musicians when they grow up.
  • She loves baking cakes and muffins, especially with her daughters.

    A collection of baked goods cooked by Ishitta Arun

    A collection of baked goods cooked by Ishitta Arun

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