Name- Amrita Arora
Date of Birth- 31 January 1978
Age- 42 years(as in 2020)
Mother- Joyce Polycarp
Father- Anil Arora
Sister– Malaika Arora
Marital Status/Marriage- Married
Husband- Shakeel Ladak
Son- Azaan and Rayaan
Height- 5’2 approx.
Net Worth- $12 million approx.
Amrita Arora Biography
Amrita Arora is an Indian actress, model, tv presenter and VJ. She is primarily known for her work in Bollywood industry. Born on 31 January 1981, she has been part of Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada movies. Following the footsteps of her elder sister Malaika, she entered into a glamour world and made her acting debut with movie “Kitne Door Kitne Paas” in 2002 which turned out to be a disaster at the box office. Even though the movie failed but she kept getting roles in various movies and commercials. Her first commercial success came with movie “Awaara Paagal Deewana”. But still she doesn’t dazzled much on the silver screen and most of her popularity was attributed to being sister of Malaika Arora.
But it would be wrong to say that she hasn’t achieved name and fame on her own. She has been in news for her work, gym looks, outings with her bffs and fashion sense. Also, she is quite popular on social media and keeps her fan posted about her lifestyle & gym regime. Lets’ get to know more about Amrita Arora family details, career, husband, and more.
Amrita Arora Family
She was born in Thane, Maharashtra to Malayali catholic mother and Punjabi father. Her father name is Anil Arora, worked in Merchant Navy and mother name is Joyce Polycarp. She has an elder sister named Malaika Arora. Malaika is also an actress who is known in the industry for her amazing physique and fashion sense. Her parents got divorced when she was 6 and then she, with her mother and sister moved to Chembur. The actress often shares pictures with her family on her Instagram account and considers her family as her top most priority.
Amrita Arora Husband
She is married to businessman Shakeel Ladak. Shakeel was ex-husband of her friend Nisha Rana. She, and Amrita were from same college and were good friends since years. However, Nisha and Shakeel had divorced in 2006 mutually and around that time, Amrita was in relationship with cricketer Usman Afzal. It is still a mystery what exactly sparked love between Amrita and Shakeel and how did they met. But it looks like a case where a guy madly in love with her came to a rescue damsel in distress.
They have already known each other and must have rekindled their friendship which by September 2008 turned into love, making them accept officially about their relationship. Though her marriage with him didn’t go well with Shakeel’s ex-wife Nisha and she accused her for stealing her husband. But as they say True Love makes it way over any hurdle, they too, didn’t let them bother anything and tied the knot in March 2009. Their marriage was filled with complete glamour and traditions where they chose to honor all three cultures (Christian, Muslim and Punjabi) during their wedding. The couple definitely proved that love binds two souls together and not their backgrounds or religions.
Amrita Arora Children
She is quite popular on social media and people love her friendship with BFFs Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor and sister Malaika Arora. Looking at four of them makes people go Aww. But other than her flings on social media, she is a proud mother of two kids named Azaan and Rayaan. She loves her children like anything and enjoys little pleasures of life with them. In an interview she said, Motherhood has taught me to love undconditionally”. They are a happy family of four and tries to keep her kids out of the limelight.
Amrita Arora Boyfriends
The actress has grabbed lots of eyeballs for her relationship rumors with some big personalities. Before marrying Shakeel Ladak, she was reportedly dating Australian cricketer Usman Afzal who was from Pakistani origin. They were in relationship for almost a year and were often spotted together but never accepted their relationship in public. Other than him, she has also been linked with other Bollywood celebrities like Ashmit Patel and Dino Moreo.
Amrita Arora Career/ Movies
She started her career as a model. In the year 2002, she made her acting debut opposite actor Fardeen Khan with Bollywood movie “Kitne Door Kitne Paas”. This movie failed at box office but she gained recognition and gave her first commercial success with movie “Awaara Paagal Deewana” in the same year. After this, she gave a series of flop movies and has did a controversial movie “Girlfriend” based on a lesbian relationship, opposite actress Isha Koppikar.
Later in 2007, she made a special appearance in Farah Khan’s movie “Om Shanti Om” in song Deewangi with her sister and her former husband. In the same year, she did number of movies which received mixed responses from the critics. After a while, she quit acting in movies due to some personal reasons and gave her full focus in her family life. Here are the list of some movies she has been part of:
|2002||Kitne Door Kitne Paas||Karishma Patel|
|2002||Awara Paagal Deewana||Mona|
|2003||Ek Aur Ek Gyarah||Preeti|
|2004||Shart: The Challenge||Saryu|
|2004||Mujhse Shaadi Karogi||Roma|
|2004||Rakht||Natasha Bahadur Singh|
|2006||Deha||Rini Sinha/Rini M. Desai|
|2006||Fight Club - Members Only||Shonali Malhotra|
|2007||Red: The Dark Side||Ria Malhotra|
|2007||Om Shanti Om||Herself|
|2008||Rama Rama Kya Hai Dramaaa||Khushi Bhatia|
|2008||Golmaal Returns||Esha Santoshi|
|2009||Kambakkht Ishq||Kamini Sandu|
|2009||Team – The Force||Riya|
|2009||Ek Tho Chance||Nishi|
|2015||Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan||Dhami|
Some unknown facts about Amrita Arora
Have a look at some of the interesting facts about Amrita Arora:
- She was born to a Malayali Christian mother and Punjabi father. She did schooling from Swami Vivekanand High School in Mumbai.
- Bollywood actress cum model Malaika Arora is her elder sister.
- Before marrying the love of her life, she was linked with several actors including Ashmit Patel, Dino Moreo, Upen Patel and Usman Afzal.
- She is married to Shakeel Ladak who is a businessmen from the construction industry.
- Shakeel was Amrita’s friend Nisha Rana’s ex-husband. Though by the time, she was made things official with him, he was already divorced.
- She started her career as a model and gained recognition for her close-up commercial. Also, she was a popular VJ on MTV and has hosted shows like MTV House Full and MTV Chillout.
- She made her acting debut with movie “Kitne Door Kitne Paas” opposite actor Fardeen Khan but it turned out to be flop at box office.
- The actress has also been part of controversial movie “Girlfriend” opposite Isha Koppikar. The movie was based on a lesbian relationship.
- She is best friend of Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor and is seen at almost every party at Mannat, which is Shahrukh Khan & Gauri Khan’s residence.
- This gorgeous actress has two handsome sons named Azaan and Rayaan.