Renuka Israni Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Famous Role'Gandhari' in the epic TV series "Mahabharat" (1988)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Meera Ke Girdhar (1993)
TV: Hum Log (1984)
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 November 1966 (Tuesday)
Age (as in 2019)53 Years
BirthplaceJaipur, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac signScorpio
HometownJaipur, Rajasthan, India
College/UniversityMaharani College, Jaipur
Educational QualificationGraduate
HobbiesTravelling, Doing Poetry, Listening to Music
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried

Some Lesser Known Facts About Renuka Israni

  • Renuka Israni was born in a middle-class family in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  • As a child, she wanted to become a doctor.
  • When Israni turned 15, an astrologer predicted that she would make a big name in the entertainment world.

    Renuka Israni in her Teenage

  • While in college, she was an all-rounder gold medalist.
  • After graduating, she relocated to Delhi and got enrolled in the National School of Drama.
  • She bagged the TV serial “Hum Log” during her stay in the NSD (National School of Drama).

    Renuka Israni in Hum Log

  • In 1988, she gained immense popularity by playing the role of ‘Gandhari’ in the TV series “Mahabharat.”
  • In 1993, Renuka made her film debut with the film “Meera Ke Girdhar.”

    Renuka Israni in Meera Ke Girdhar

  • She has featured in many films including “Karamati Coat,” “Teri Payal Mere Geet,” “Jooth Bole Kauwa Kaate,” and “Rishtey.”
  • In 2011, she appeared in the TV serial “Bade Achhe Lagte Hain” as ‘Shipra.’

    Renuka Israni in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain

  • During her entire acting career, she has featured in around 70-80 TV serials and 10-15 films.
  • Apart from being an actress, Israni is also a writer and a poet.
  • She has a firm belief in Buddhism.
  • In the TV series Renuka played the role of Puneet Issar‘s (Duryodhan) mother (Gandhari). Surprisingly, she is 7 years younger to him in real life.
  • After playing the role of ‘Shipra’ in the TV serial “Bade Achhe Lagte Hain,” she took a break from acting; as she wanted to look after her aged parents.
  • In an interview, Israni shared that she had played the role of ‘Gandhari’ even before she was cast in “Mahabharat.” Renuka said,

    I played ‘Andhayug’ in Manipuri style, in which my character was of Gandhari. That is why I knew about this character deeply.”