Ankur Rathee is an Indian-American actor and dancer. He is best known for playing the role of ‘Karan Sandhu’ in Bollywood film, “Thappad.”
Ankur Rathee was born on Sunday, 24 march 1991 (age 29 years; as in 2020) in Hisar, Haryana. His zodiac sign is Aries.
Ankur attended Pune’s The Bishop’s School. At the age of 8, Ankur started learning different dance styles including Bollywood, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Jazz, and Acrobatic adage. Subsequently, he started performing in musical theatre and also developed an interest in singing and acting.
After completing his schooling, Ankur enrolled himself in University of Southern California to pursue a course in cinematography & film production. Thereafter, he went to Princeton University where he got trained under theatre artists like John Rando, Leigh Silverman, and Christina Lazaridi. In 2015, Ankur moved to New-York and became a dance faculty member at “Steps on Broadway.” As a part of the theatre group, Ankur gave some notable performances including “Jade Emperor,” “Journey Beyond the West,” “Between the Tigris and the Euphrates,” and “My Heart is in the East.”
Height (approx.): 6′ 1″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
Ankur Rathee belongs to a Jat Family.
Parents & Siblings
Ankur Rathee is the son of Joginder Singh Rathee and Usha Rathee. He has a younger sister, Sonia Rathee.
Relationships and Wife
Ankur Rathee got engaged to Anuja Joshi (actress) on Sunday, 19 July 2020 after dating her for many years.
Ankur started his career as a model by featuring in advertisements of various brands like “Airtel Wynk App,” “Jabong,” “Emirates,” and “Priya Gold Biscuits.”
He made his acting debut in 2014 with the film, “100: The Tribute.”
Ankur made his digital media debut in 2019 with the web series, “Four More Shots Please.”
Subsequently, he appeared in the web series’ “Made in Heaven” and “Tashkent Files.”
In 2020, Rathee played the role of Taapsee Pannu‘s brother in the Bollywood film, “Thappad.”
- Food: Burger, French Fries
- Travel Destination: Costa Rica
- His hobbies include travelling and swimming.
- Ankur is fond of dogs and keeps sharing his pictures with dogs on his Instagram account.
- Ankur has a good command over Hindi, English, Haryanavi, Latin, and Sanskrit languages.
- Rathee is an ardent follower of Paramahansa Yogananda and practices Kriya Yoga meditation.
- Rathee has featured on the cover of the H&H magazine.