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Education and schooling
Kriti Sanon did her school at Delhi Public School, Delhi and went on to complete BTech degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida. Kriti is one of the very few actors in Bollywood who have excelled at academics as well.
Parents: Rahul Sanon (Father), Geeta Sanon (Mother)
Siblings: Nupur Kapoor (Sister)
Kriti Sanon is a cricket fan and loves to watch cricket matches in her free time. She is also a state level boxer and a trained Kathak dancer and loves to practise them at home. Kriti Sanon also loves to meditate and cook delicious recipes.
Boyriend & Affairs
1- Kriti Sanon was allegedly dating model and actor Gaurav Arora for a brief period of time. The duo was modelling together and over the times, there were rumours of them dating each other. However, during an interview, Gaurav Rubbished such stories and claimed to know Kriti on professional front only.
2- Kriti Sanon is dating costar Sushant Singh Rajput for three years although they refuse such allegations. Both Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon have claimed to be just friends but one could easily spot their chemistry. Even during a chat show with Karan Johar, her costar in movie Lukka Chuppi Kartik Aaryan made a remark on her denying her relationship status with Sushant Singh Rajput.
Journey to stardom
After graduation, Kriti Sanon received many job offers but she refused them all to pursue a career in modelling. She appeared in numerous television commercials for popular brands and ramp walked at many international fashion events before pursuing a full-time career in acting.
Kriti made her acting debut with Telugu psychological thriller film 1: Nenokkadine opposite Mahesh Babu. The movie received mixed reviews from the critics but Kriti’s performance as a newcomer was appreciated. Later that year, she made her Bollywood debut with action romance drama movie Heropanti opposite debutant Tiger Shroff. The movie was a commercial success and she was welcomed to the industry by both critics and audience alike.
Kriti next appeared in another Telugu movie Dohchay alongside Naga Chaitanya and later that year, she made his way back to Bollywood with Rohit Shetty’s action-comedy movie Dilwale. In Dilwale, Kriti Sanon shared screen space with Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and was paired with Varun Dhawan. The movie emerged as a blockbuster and Kriti’s acting career took the right steps.
Her career took a back step when she appeared in reincarnation drama Raabta alongside alleged boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput. Raabta failed to perform at the box office and received negative reviews for its storyline. Her next Bollywood release Bareilly Ki Barfi, which was a romantic comedy alongside Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao, was well received by critics and managed to get commercial success. Her performance in the movie was well praised and she was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for Memorable Performance in a Lead Role (Female).
Kriti Sanon recently appeared with Kartik Aaryan in romantic-comedy Lukka Chuppi which was a critical and commercial success. Kriti Sanon has three upcoming projects in her kitty and considered one of the most bankable actresses of Bollywood. She will be seen opposite Punjabi singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh in the comedy-drama Arjun Patiala. She will also appear in multi-starrer comedy sequel Houseful 4 and period drama Panipat.
With four super hit movies in her career, Kriti Sanon charges around 2 crore INR per movie but the recent reports suggest that Kriti has hiked her price by 40 per cent after the success of her romantic comedy movie Lukka Chuppi.
Kriti Sanon has established a successful career in the acting industry in a very short span of time. With movies and numerous brand endorsements, Kriti Sanon holds a net worth of 25 crore INR (approximate).
Kriti Sanon used to love her BMW 3-Series for her daily commute but after the success of her comedy-drama movie Bareilly Ki Barfi, she gifted herself a brand new Audi A7 SUV. Audi A7 is the flagship model of the company and is one of the most comfortable luxury cars in this segment.
Kriti Sanon has just started her acting career in the Bollywood industry but she has managed to attract controversies. Below are some of her famous controversial affairs:
1- When Sushant Singh Rajput allegedly lost his cool when a journalist accused his movie with Kriti Sanon to be a plagiarism version of Telugu movie Magadheera, Kriti Sanon came in support of her boyfriend and stated that Sushant Singh Rajput is not short-tempered.
2- Kriti Sanon attracted controversy owing to the cover photo of Cosmopolitan India magazine in which she was seen striking a pose with a giraffe hanged from the ceiling. The setup didn’t go well with animal lovers and she received backlash for her picture. When things went out of hands, Kriti Sanon responded to the hatred and said that she is an animal lover and the photoshoot was done in a hotel with a wildlife theme which is fake.
3- Kriti Sanon uploaded a video of her dancing to a song of Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor starrer Mubarakan to promote their movie. Her video caught Kamaal Rashid Khan’s attention and he trolled her video and called her mentally disturbed because of her flop Raabta. However, it became a controversy when another actress Bhairavi Goswami body shamed her and called her unworthy in the acting industry.
Kriti Sanon is one of the fittest actresses of Bollywood who loves to workout and keeps track of her diet. Kriti has always been a bright student and was a scholar at school. Kriti also gives her best at her work and therefore excels at her performance in all her movies. Kriti has also mastered many skills as she was a state level boxer and a trained Kathak dancer.
Kriti Sanon also gives more importance to movie scripts and once rejected the movie Singh is Bling with Akshay Kumar for a movie opposite Shahid Kapoor. However, it got shelved later.
There is no bad habit known for Kriti Sanon.
1- Kriti Sanon won Face to Watch out For title at Vogue Beauty Awards in the year 2014.
2- Kriti was nominated for Best Debut Actress (Telugu) at South Indian International Movie Awards for her Telugu debut movie 1: Nenokkadine.
3- She won Best Female Debut Award, Star Debut of the Year (Female) Award and Most Entertaining Actor (Female) for her Bollywood debut movie Heropanti at Filmfare Awards, International Indian Film Academy Awards and BIG Star Entertainment Awards, respectively.
4- Kriti Sanon won Rising Star, Future of Fashion (Female), Most Stylish Youth Icon (Female) and Nothing to Hide Awards at Elle Graduates Awards, Filmfare Glamour and Style Awards, HT Style Awards and Star Screen Awards, respectively.
5- She was nominated for Best Actor Female Award for her performance in the romantic-drama movie Bareilly Ki Barfi at Zee Cine Awards.
6- Kriti Sanon won the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for Memorable Performance in a Lead Role (Female) for her movie Bareilly Ki Barfi in the year 2018.
7- Kriti won the Style Icon Award at International Indian Film Academy Awards.