Mrunal Thakur is a television and film actress who is popular for bagging the role of Sakshi in the action crime television series, Har Yug Mein Ayega Ek Arjun on STAR Plus. She was born on August 1, 1992 at Nagpur, India. Mrunal was brought up in Mumbai. She studied at KC College in South Mumbai and took up journalism before landing into the field of acting. She came from an orthodox family so she had a hard time convincing her parents and uncles to enter the television industry. She started when she was just 15 years old through a Marathi documentary drama.
When she was studying in college, a friend adviced her to audition and she got the lead character role as Gauri Bhonsle Gaikwad in Hemant Devdhar soap, Mujhse Kuchh Kehti… Yeh Khamoshiyaan, opposite with Siddharth Kapoor (played by
). Gauri was raised in London and she went missing after returning to India. This serial ended after few months but she said that her experiences were really amazing and she learned so much from her co-stars like the proper intonation, how to deal with people and how to become professional and some life lessons too.
Besides acting, she also did the Hindi play Do Fool Chaar Mali together with
under the direction of
. Recently, she played the role of Bulbul Arora, sister of Pragya Abhishek Prem Mehra (played by
) in the drama serial,
on Zee TV which was directed by Ekta Kapoor.
She also appeared in the silver screen through the film Rangkami in year 2013. She was also given a spot in the romantic comedy film,
Jab We Met
in 2007 by Shahid and Kareena Kapoor. Mrunal was also roped in to do a role in a Marathi film, Hello Nandan by Shashi-
. She played the role of Ruby, Nandan’s another love interest. Later, she did a pivotal role as Sandhya in the Marathi film, Viti Dandu which was directed by Ganesh Kadam. This year, in another Marathi film, she bagged the role of Dr. Swapna Bhosale in Surajya under the direction of Santosh Manjrekar
Mrunal likes to enter the
house when given a chance. She was known for her beauty and her beguiling smile that can melt a stone. She is also waiting for a better opportunity to come her way either in television or films.