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Shrenu Parikh age, height, life, family, career, and more



Shrenu Parikh is an Indian Television Actress known for her role as Gauri Omkara Singh Oberoi in Ishqbaaz and Aastha Agnihotri in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naan Doon Season 2. She is currently portraying Genda Agarwal in Ghar Ek Mandir – Kripa Agrasen Maharaj Ki show opposite Akshay Mhatre, airing on &TV.

About Shrenu Parikh

Born11 November 1989
Age (as of 2021)31 years
BirthplaceVadodara city of Gujrat
Current cityMumbai, Maharastra
SchoolNavrachana Vidhyani Vidyalaya
CollegeThe Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
Educational Qualification Graduate
DebutTV : Indian Idol (Season 3)
Films : Lamboo Rastoo (2018)
Weight57 kg
Figure measurements34-28-34
Eye colour Black
Hair colourBlack

Early life, education and family of Shrenu Parikh

Shrenu Parikh was born on November 11, 1989. Her birthplace is Vadodara city of Gujarat. She is from a Hindu family. Her father is an engineer. Also, her mother is a banker from the profession. She also has a brother named Shubham Parikh in the family. The entire family of Shrenu lives in Vadodara. However, she moved to Mumbai alone due to her television work. She traveled to her hometown occasionally.

Shrenu Parikh had completed her primary education from the local school ‘Navrachana Vidhyani Vidyalaya’ of Vadodara. She was a brilliant and hardworking student. She was also good at acting and dancing since childhood. Moreover, she wanted to become Miss India. She was also awarded the Miss University title in her college days. Afterward, in 2008, she secured second place in the Miss Vadodara Competition.

Media highlights

Shrenu Parikh bravely revealed that she was sexually abused at the age of six in a public bus in an Instagram post in June 2018. She confessed that doing the scenes regarding molestation and speaking up against it in Ishqbaaz has made her realize the importance of standing up for herself and raising her voice against physical or mental abuse.


Shrenu Parikh was ranked as the MOST DESIRABLE WOMAN of Ahmedabad by Times of India in 2017 and 2018.

Parikh debuted the film industry with Thodi Thodi Si Manmaaniyan as Neha Dutta in 2017.

Her second film was a Gujrati musical drama Lamboo Rastoo in which she essayed as Shruti Yagnik opposite Jai Soni in 2018.

In 2021, she appeared in a Gujrati political thriller series Kshadyantra as a materialistic greedy woman Shalini Patel. She also worked in psychological drama Damaged Season 3 as an ambitious and determined journalist Shanaya Roy in the same year.

Shrenu Parikh made guest appearances in Sitaaron Ki Vijayadashami as Saudamini and Nach Baliye 9 as a contestant in 2019. She also starred in a Punjabi Music Video titled Ek Dua by Rahul Jain in 2020.

Other works

She is a social activist. Shrenu loves spending her weekend teaching children from orphanages or the street side.

Shrenu Parikh has a beautifully melodic voice. She participated in Indian Idol Season 3 in 2006 but had to leave midway due to her 12th standard board exams.

She won the Star Parivaar Award in the category “Favourite Patni” in 2014 for the show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Ek Baar Phir. Shrenu was nominated for the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in Supporting Role for Ishqbaaz in 2019.

Relationships of Shrenu

When asked about a “special someone” in her life, Shrenu, in an interview with Times of India in June 2021, said, “My career is on top priority, but I do have a basic girl’s dream, I do want to settle down, but that perfect someone is still missing. So, yes, of course, marriage is on the cards, but when I don’t know.” Meanwhile, she enjoys life with her Ishqbaaz co-stars and best friends, Surbhi Chandna and Mansi Srivastava.

Some lesser known facts about Shrenu Parikh

  • Shrenu Parikh was born and brought up in Vadodara, Gujarat.
  • She has also been fond of singing since childhood. Hence, she wanted to be a singer.
  • She made her television debut with Indian Idol in the year 2003.
  • Moreover, in 2010, she made her acting debut on television from the show Gulal. 
  • Sheenu has also appeared in a Gujarati film Lamboo Raasto.
  • Also, she won the title of Miss University in 2007.
  • She was runner-up in Miss Vadodara Competition 2008. She has acted as the lead actress in shows like Ishqbaaz, Dil Bole Oberoi, Iss Pyaar ko kya Naam doon-2. 
  • Shrenu says once, she loves the color yellow.
  • Also, she likes bhelpuri very much.
  • Her favorite movie is “Kuch Kuch Hota Hain”. This is her all-time favorite movie.
  • She is also very active in social media these days. She keeps her photos posted on Instagram with her fans.
  • Recently, she is also going to appear in Damaged 3.

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