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Khartoum, Sudan

Anusha Dandekar is a TV host, VJ, actress, model, and singer of Indo-Australian descent. She is best recognized for her work as a VJ and host on MTV shows such as ‘MTV House of Style,’ ‘MTV Roadies,’ ‘MTV Dance Crew,’ ‘MTV Love School,’ and ‘MTV Teen Diva.’ She is also known for starring alongside Bollywood legends Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, and John Abraham in the film ‘Viruddh.’ Dandekar began her acting career in the film ‘Mumbai Matinee,’ and as a model, she has appeared on the covers of various high-end magazines. ‘Cosmopolitian,’ ‘Seventeen,’ and ‘Elle’ have all used her as a model. She has also promoted products such as Lee Jeans, Toni & Guy, Reebok, and Crocs. ‘Better Than Your Ex,’ a song by the multi-faceted personality, was also released. She is currently one of the judges on the reality show ‘India’s Next Top Model.’ Anusha Dandekar won the Best Debut Award at the Maharashtra Times Award event in 2006 for her performance in ‘Viruddh,’ among other distinctions and accolades she has garnered. For her performance, she was also awarded the ‘Maharashtra Times Sanmaan Best Debut Award.’ She was also awarded the ‘Cosmopolitian Fun Fearless Female Award for Best VJ.’ And there’s more on the way! In 2010, the VJ cum model was named to ‘Femina’s List of India’s 50 Most Beautiful Women.’

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Career of Anusha Dandekar

Anusha Dandekar started her career in the entertainment industry at the age of nineteen. Initially, she was offered the work of a host in ‘MTV’s House of Style’. After this, she hosted ‘MTV Teen Diva’, ‘MTV Roadies’, ‘MTV Dance Crew’, ‘MTV Love School’ and ‘MTV News’ for the channel. In the year 2003, she made her acting debut on the big screen with the film ‘Mumbai Matinee’. Two years later, she was cast in the movie ‘Viruddh’. Then she went on to work in the musical titled ‘Miss Bollywood’.
The actress then starred in the flick ‘Anthony Kaun Hai’ alongside Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi. In 2008, she appeared as Shefali in a movie named ‘Hello’. Two years later, Dandekar did the movies ‘City of Gold’ and ‘Lalbaug Parel’. She then appeared as VJ Sophaya in the flick ‘Delhi Belly’. In 2012, she made her debut in the Marathi film industry by appearing in the movie ‘Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha’. During the same year, she also made her music debut by releasing a single titled ‘Better Than Your Ex’.

Personal Life of Anusha

Anusha Dandekar was born on January 9, 1982, in Khartoum, Sudan, to parents Shashidhar and Sulabha Dandekar. She, along with her sisters Shibani and Apeksha, grew up in Sydney, Australia. Coming to her love life, Anusha began dating Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan in 2011. However, she broke up with him and started dating VJ and host Ranvijay Singh a year later. It also came in the news that Dandekar got married to Ranvijay Singh. The couple denied the rumors and later on separated. Currently, Anusha Dandekar is dating TV actor Karan Kundra.

Estimated Net Worth

Anusha Dandekar, a well-known TV show host, has a net worth of $90 million. She made a living as a professional TV show host. She is Sudanese.