|Native name अनुषा दांडेकर|
Home town Kingsgrove, Sydney
Years active 2003–present
Height 1.68 m
Name Anusha Dandekar
|Born 9 January 1982 (age 39) (1982-01-09) Khartoum, Sudan|
Occupation VJ, Host, actress, Singer
Siblings Shibani Dandekar, Apeksha Dandekar
Parents Shashidhar Dandekar, Sulabha Dandekar
Movies Viruddh Family Comes Fi, Anthony Kaun Hai?, Delhi Belly, Mumbai Matinee, City of Gold
Similar Shibani Dandekar, Karan Kundra, Kritika Kamra
Viraj kohli with anusha dandekar at ipl nights
Anusha Dandekar (born 9 January 1982) is an Indo-Australian MTV VJ, actress and singer.
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- Early and personal life
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Early and personal life
Dandekar was born on 9 January 1982 in Khartoum, Sudan to a Marathi Chitpavan brahminfamily originally from Pune, India. Her and her sisters, actress and model Shibani and Apeksha Dandekar grew up in Kingsgrove, New South Wales, a suburb in Sydney, Australia.
Dandekar has been in a long term relationship with actor Karan Kundra.
In 2002, at the age of 19, Dandekar moved to Mumbai, Maharashtra to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She was cast as an anchor in MTV's House of Style. She later hosted MTV Dance Crew, MTV Teen Diva, MTV News and MTV Love School for the network. In 2008, she won Best VJ at the Cosmopolitian Fun Fearless Female Awards. As of 2014, Dandekar is a judge on India's Next Top Model along side model-actress Lisa Haydon.
In 2003, Dandekar made her acting debut in Bollywood with Mumbai Matinee and went on to do Viruddh in 2005, alongside Bollywood veterans Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sharmila Tagore and John Abraham. Her performance in the film won her the Best Debut Award at the Maharashtra Times Awards in 2006. She then went on to star in the musical Miss Bollywood. Later in 2006, she starred in Anthony Kaun Hai? alongside Arshad Warsi and Sanjay Dutt. In 2012, she made her Marathi film debut with her role in Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha.
In 2012, Dandekar made her music debut with single Better Than Your Ex. The song, in the English language, was released in June.
List of awards and nominations received by Dandekar: