Name- Sagarika Ghatge
Date of Birth- 8 January 1986
Age- 35 years(as in 2021)
Mother- Urmila Ghatge
Father- Vijaysinh Ghatge
Brother- Shivjeet Ghatge
Marital Status/Marriage- Married
Husband- Zaheer Khan
Height- 5’7 approx.
Net Worth- N/A
Sagarika Ghatge Biography
Remember this dialogue? “Mujhe states ke naam na sunai dete hain… naa dikhai dete hain. Sirf ek mulk ka naam sunaai deta hai… I-N-D-I-A”. In this dialogue only, director Shimit Amin have expressed the feeling that no other Bollywood movie could earlier. And this is just one dialogue from the epic movie “Chak De! India”, there are many more. Chak De! India is not just a sports movie but a life lesson that shows the unadulterated love for country.
What a collection of ferocious warriors we had in the movie. If you’ve watched this movie then you must be knowing about Preeti Sabarwal who portrayed the most dynamic hockey player in the movie. Yes, the role Preeti Sabarwal is portrayed by Sagarika Ghatge. She was one of Shahrukh Khan’s Chak De! Girl. Here we’ve shared a short Sagarika Ghatge biography, her family details, husband, facts and other related things.
Who is Sagarika Ghatge?
Sagarika Ghatge is an Indian actress and model who works in Hindi, Punjabi and Marathi movies. The actress is best known for her role of Preeti Sabarwal in movie Chak De! India. She shot to fame for portraying this role in sports drama movie opposite superstar Shahrukh Khan. Not only in movies but the actress has also marked her presence in the small screen reality shows.
There are many people who are not aware that Sagarika is also a national level hockey player. Other than this, she has also appeared in many TV commercials, shows, events, and magazines.
Sagarika Ghatge Family
She was born in Kohlapur, Maharashtra, India into a royal family. Her father name is Vijaysinh Ghatge and mother name is Urmila Ghatge. She has a younger brother whose name is Shivjeet Ghatge. He works in a private company as an account executive. The actress comes from a royal family of India as she is related to Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur.
Sagarika Ghatge Husband
She is married to cricketer Zaheer Khan. He is one of the brilliant players of team India who has numerous records in all the formats of International cricket.
Their love story is nothing short of a fairy tale. The two met each other in group outings through mutual friends. Eventually they started dating and their romance blossomed into love. The much in love couple was extremely private about their love life and never spoken about their relationship in public until they decided to get engaged.
After dating for a while, the couple got married on 23rd November 2017. They are madly in love with each other and often shares jaw dropping pictures of themselves on their social media accounts.
Sagarika Ghatge Career
She completed her schooling from a private school Mayo College Girl’s School in Ajmer, Rajasthan. Then she went to Mumbai to complete her graduation from a private college H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. She has always been an sports enthusiast and used to participate in various sports functions and events. Not many people know this but she is a National level hockey player.
After completing her studies, she did many modelling assignments and started working as a model. Being a hockey player, she got this amazing opportunity to work in hockey based movie “Chak De! India”. The movie was one of the biggest hits of the year and she got lots of praise for her role in the movie. Since then there is no looking back for her and the actress have achieved a lot. She even became the brand/ product ambassador of Reebok India.
In 2012, she got another movie “Rush” as a lead role but the movie didn’t work well at the box office. She then, moved to Marathi industry and worked as a lead in movie Premachi Goshta in 2013.
Later in 2015, she made her debut in Punjabi industry with movie Dildariyaan. Apart from movies, she has even participated in certain reality shows including Season 6 of Khatron Ke Khiladi. She came out as one of the finalist in the show.
Favorite Things of Sagarika Ghatge
- Thai Green Curry, Chicken Biryani, and Spicy Mutton are her Favorite Food.
- Kangana Ranaut is her Favorite Actress.
- Thai Pavilion- Vivanta by Taj is her Favorite Place to Dine.
- She loves reading books and The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Echkart Tolle is her Favorite Book.
- London is her Favorite Destination to travel.
Facts About Sagarika Ghatge
Have a look at some lesser-known facts about Sagarika Ghatge:
- For her debut Punjabi movie Dildariyaan, she leaned Punjabi to ace her role.
- Reading and Travelling are her Favorite Hobbies.
- Initially her father was against her joining the industry before completing her studies. And to honor his wish, Sagarika joined the industry only after completing her graduation.
- She is an avid dog lover and owns a cute dog.
- In 2006, she won the Screen Awards For Best Supporting Actress alongside all girls of Chak De!
- For her amazing role in the movie Chak De! India, she also won Lions Gold Award.
- This model turned actress has walked the ramp for many fashion events globally.
- In 2019, she made her digital debut with show “Boss- Baap of Special Services” opposite Karan Singh Grover.
Preeti Sabarwal aka Sagarika Ghatge is a popular actress who has earned a name in the industry for herself all by her hard work and dedication. Despite coming from a royal family, she is very humble and down to earth person and living a happy life with his star cricketer husband Zaheer Khan.