Anjali Anand is an Indian actress who is known for her role as Lovely in the television show Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala (2018).
Anjali Dinesh Anand was born on 9 October 1992 (age 31 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Libra.
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight (as of 2017): 108 kg
Hair Colour: Blonde
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Dinesh Anand, who was an actor. He died on 15 February 2001 in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Her mother’s name is Punima Dinesh Anand who was a choreographer in Saroj Khan’s team.
She has two sisters, Neha Dinesh Anand, who is an actress and sports broadcast, and Jaya Anand.
She made her acting debut in 2021 with the film Bellbottom in which she played the role of Anjali – Ashu’s wife.
She also appeared in the film Penthouse in 2023 in which she played the role of Madhu.
In 2023, she appeared in another Hindi film Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani.
Anjali made her debut in 2017 with the TV mini-series Untag in which she played the role of Shikha Suri.
She then appeared in the television show Dhhai Kilo Prem in 2017 playing the role of Dipika Piyush Sharma. For the show, she was asked to put on more weight when she was already 108 kgs. She refused to do so and said,
I have lived a very active life all this while. Being someone who loves to trek and cycle to maintain a steady weight, gaining too much weight is a big no-no. I am at 108 kg for the role and any more change might get difficult to reverse.”
She appeared in other TV shows including Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala (2018) and Dil Bekaraar (2021).
In 2021, she appeared in the TV movie Suraj Aur Saanjh.
In 2023, she appeared as a contestant on Khatron Ke Khiladi 13, hosted by Rohit Shetty on Colors TV. In an interview, she shared her feelings about being a part of Khatron ke Khiladi and said,
Being a part of Khatron Ke Khiladi is an adventure like no other. It’s not just about facing your fears, but also about discovering your inner strength and resilience. Joining this show is a dream come true for me. I have overcome many fears in my life, and I’m thrilled about facing the ultimate series of khatras in the show under the guidance of action guru Rohit Shetty.”Being a part of Khatron Ke Khiladi is an adventure like no other. It’s not just about facing your fears, but also about discovering your inner strength and resilience. Joining this show is a dream come true for me. I have overcome many fears in my life, and I’m thrilled about facing the ultimate series of khatras in the show under the guidance of action guru Rohit Shetty.”
She has a tattoo on her right hand.
- Apart from acting, she is also a dancer and pursues it as a hobby.
- She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- According to her, while the television industry was obsessed with slim and fit heroines, she didn’t want to lose any weight because she liked herself the way she was. In the interview, she further added,
If I ever have to lose any weight, I’ll only go against what I have been saying for years; I am very comfortable in my own skin. I get messages from people who consider me their inspiration. I don’t want to disappoint them by going against what I have been striving to inculcate through my work and interaction with the audience. Even if I can inspire and make a difference to those few people, my work is done.”
- In an interview, she said that many people on social media body shame her. In the interview, she talked about how she faces the criticism and said,
I laugh after reading the comments. I don’t pay attention to trolls. Although, earlier I used to hate their words, now I don’t.” Comments like, “Weight to Kam Karo madam”, “Ye khatron ke khiladi mein jaake kya karegi” are common on her posts. I keep reading such comments and laugh it off. I have taken many solo adventurous trips, but at the same time, I feel I am not answerable to anyone when I am already a part of the show.”
- She is often featured as a plus-size model in various magazines.
- She is often spotted drinking alcohol on various occasions.
- She has a pet dog named Dobby.