Kanupriya Pandit is a Bollywood actress. She was born in Patna, Bihar. She holds a degree from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi. 

Her father’s name is Shankar. Her mother, Usha Kiran Khan is a popular writer. She has a brother, Tuhin Shankar, who works as a lawyer in Bihar High Court. Kanupriya has two sisters, Tanuja Shankar is a writer and Anuradha Shankar works in DIG Intelligence services. 

She is married to Chetan Pandit. The couple has two daughters, Kavya Pandit and Adhya Pandit. 

Interesting facts about Kanupriya

Kanupriya’s mother Usha Kiran Khan has been honoured with the 'Padmashri' award. 

At the early age of 6, she started doing drama acts in Bal Rangamandal, Patna.

She was also a part of the National School of Drama, New Delhi.

After graduation, Kanupriya started working as a full-time theatre artist. 

In the year 2012, she founded a theatre company 'Kilol Kala Academy'.

She has also worked in Maithili language films. 

Kanupriya’s works

Kanupriya has done many famous Hindi TV serials like, Kuch To Hai Tere Mere Darmiyan (2015-2016), Half Marriage (2017-2018), Kasautii Zindagii Ki (2018), Bade Achhe Lagte Hai 2 (2021) and Rudrakaal (2021).

In 2017, she played the role of Alia Bhatt's mother in the Bollywood hit film 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania'.

Kanupriya was recently seen in movies ‘Zara Hatke Zara Bachke’ and ‘Lust Stories 2’.