Charu Shankar (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Charu Shankar (Actress) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend and More

Charu Shankar is an Indian film and television actress. She has endorsed many top brands in India and is known for her leading role as Mehrunissa in the series Siyaasat. In 2021, She was seen in ALT Balaji’s web series His Storyy, alongside Satyadeep MishraPriya Mani RajMrinal Dutt and Charu Shankar. 

Birth & Early Life

Charu Shankar was born on 17th August 1981 in Delhi, India to Durgesh Shankar and Dr. Nilima Shankar. Her father is an IFS officer. She has a younger brother Varun Shankar, who is practicing law at Cambridge University. She did her schooling in Cardiff, UK and started her career by doing theater in school.


Real NameCharu Shankar
Date of Birth17 August 1981
Age (as in 2021)40 Years
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
Home TownDelhi, India
FamilyMother : Dr. Nilima Shankar
Father : Durgesh Shankar
Charu Shankar with Parents
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Varun Shankar (Younger)
Charu Shankar with Brother
Husband : Ragha V Laul (m. 2010-Present)
Son : Agastya Laul (b. 2015)
Charu Shankar with Husband and Child
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Charu Shankar (Actress)


Charu Shankar is a multitalented actress, dancer and a fitness expert. She began her television career in 2002 in NDTV as an anchor for a regimen fitness show and anchored in NDTV Metro Nation’s show, The Workout Victim in 2005. ((Instagram)) Charu is popularly known for her portrayal of Mehrunissa, in the television series Siyaasat and has acted in commercials for many popular brands like Vodafone, Pizzahut, Amazon, Fortune cooking oil, and Metro shoes etc.

Charu has also hosted many travel Shows on NDTV Good Times. She has been part of films like The Darjeeling, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Sleeping Awake (short-film), Talvar, Hindi Medium etc.

Education Details and More

SchoolCardiff, UK
CollegeCambridge University
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutTelevision : Siyaasat (2014)
AwardsNot Available
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Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 5″ Feet
Weight59 Kg
Figure Measurement35-29-35
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HobbiesPainting, Reading Books and Yoga
Charu Shankar (Actress)

Personal Life

Charu Shankar got married to Ragha V Laul in 2010 in Delhi. The couple also blessed with a son named Agastya on 31 May 2015.

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusMarried
BoyfriendsRagha V Laul
Marriage Date20 December 2010 ((Instagram))
Salary (approx)Not Available
Net WorthNot Available
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Social Media Presence

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WikipediaNot Available

Some Facts About Charu Shankar

  • Charu Shankar was born and brought up in Delhi, India.
  • She is also an active thespian and enjoys acting as well as directing stage shows.
  • In 2008, Reebok invited her to join them as a Global Instructor.
  • She has also choreographed in film like Jal Bin Jalpari.
  • She has directed her dance-art called The Veil.
  • Charu is a trained classical singer and a proficient contemporary dancer.
  • She is acting in Mira Nairs mega theatrical production Monsoon wedding.
  • Charu and her husband are animal lovers and own six pet dogs in their farmhouse in New Delhi.
  • She is also well- trained in martial arts.

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