Kishwer Merchant Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Kishwer Merchant is an Indian actress with a majority of her work in the Indian television industry. She is also a social media influencer specializing in parenting, wellness, and entertaining content. She is known for her roles in the television series Hip Hip Hurray (1998-2000), Pyar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani (2010), Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar (2014-2015), and Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan (2014-2018). She was popular as a contestant in the reality television series Bigg Boss – Season 9 (2015-2016).

Wiki/Biography

Kishwer Merchant was born on Tuesday, 3 February 1981 (age 42 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Childhood image of Kishwer Merchant

Childhood image of Kishwer Merchant

She completed her school education at the Bombay Scottish School in Mahim, Mumbai. She first appeared as a model for a press advertisement for Amul Ice Cream before she started acting in the television industry.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 7″

Weight (approx.): 60 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): 36-26-36

Kishwer Merchant 2

Family

Kishwer Merchant belongs to a Muslim family of the Ismaili (Khoja) community, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Parents & Siblings

Kishwer was born to Siraj and Rizwana Merchant.

Kishwer with her father

Kishwer with her father

Her mother, Rizwana Merchant, is an entrepreneur who works in the talent and event management business.

Kishwer with her mother

Kishwer with her mother

Husband & Children

Kishwer Merchant got married to Suyyash Rai on 16 December 2016 in a court marriage ceremony.

Kishwer Merchant marriage picture

Kishwer Merchant marriage picture

Suyyash is a singer and actor, who is known for his role in the television series Rishta Likhenge Hum Naya (2017-2018). They have a son named Niravair Rai, who was born on 27 August 2021.

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Kishwer with husband and son

Kishwer with husband and son

Other Relatives

Kishwer Merchant’s sister-in-law, Shruti Rai, is an entrepreneur, digital creator, TEDx speaker, and certified Zumba instructor.

Kishwer with Shruti Rai, her sister-in-law

Kishwer with Shruti Rai, her sister-in-law

Relationships/Affairs

Hiten Paintal

Kishwer Merchant was in a relationship with actor Hiten Paintal for some years before they broke up in 2008. Though the reasons for their break up were not disclosed, they have maintained a cordial relationship.

Kishwer Merchant with Hitesh Paintal

Kishwer Merchant with Hitesh Paintal

Suyyash Rai

Kishwer and Suyash first met on the sets of the television series Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani in 2011, when he came to visit one of his friends. They also appeared as contestants together in the reality show, Bigg Boss Season 9, in 2015. They dated for almost 5 years before getting married in 2016.

Kishwer with Suyyash Rai while they were dating

Kishwer with Suyyash Rai while they were dating

Career

Television

Kishwer Merchant first appeared in the television series Shaktimaan in 1997 in the role of an assistant named Julia.

Kishwer Merchant in a scene from the series Shaktimaan

Kishwer Merchant in a scene from the series Shaktimaan

She then appeared in the television series Hip Hip Hurray (1998-2000) as the character Nonie.

Kishwer in a scene from the series Hip Hip Hurray

Kishwer in a scene from the series Hip Hip Hurray

Some of the popular roles in the early years of her acting career were as Malvika in Babul Ki Duwayen Leti Jaa (2000-2001), as Mital Sharma in Kasautii Zindagii Kay (2001-2004), and as Pooja Devan Ahuja in Kayaamat – Jab Bhi Waqt Aata Hai (2003-2005).

Kishwer on the poster of the series Babul Ki Duwayen Leti Jaa

Kishwer on the poster of the series Babul Ki Duwayen Leti Jaa

She was very popular as Haseena Raichand, a vampire, in the series Pyar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani (2010-2011).

 

Kishwer appeared in Ek Hasina Thi (2014) as Raima Maheshwari, Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan (2014-2018) as Nyonika Malhotra, and Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar (2014-2015) as Dimpy Karan Kapoor.

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Kishwer Merchant with the cast of Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar

Kishwer Merchant with the cast of Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar

She was a contestant in Bigg Boss Season 9 (2015-2016) who walked out in the seventh place on day 87.

Kishwer as a contestant in Bigg Boss Season 9

Kishwer as a contestant in Bigg Boss Season 9

She was a contestant in the Box Cricket League in Season 1 (2014-2015), Season 2 (2016), Season 3 (2018) and Season 4 (2019). She was a team member of the winning team Delhi Dragons in Season 1 and Season 2. Some of the other well-noted roles played by Kishwer were in the television series Rishta Likhenge Hum Naya (2018) as Arpita Singh, television series Fanaa – Ishq Mein Marjawan (2022) as Meera Raichand, and in web series Dear Ishq (2023) as Maya Costa.

Kishwer with the cast of Dear Ishq

Kishwer with the cast of Dear Ishq

Films

Kishwer appeared in supporting roles in the films, Bheja Fry 2 (2011) as Spanta Patel and Marne Bhi Do Yaaron (2019) as Sunny.

The poster of the film Bheja Fry 2

The poster of the film Bheja Fry 2

Content Creation

Kishwer Merchant is a social media influencer and digital creator. As of 2024, she has over 1 lakh subscribers to her YouTube channel and over 1.7 million followers on her Instagram account. She is known for creating entertaining content focusing on family, parenting, and well-being.

 

Car Collection

Kishwer Merchant owns a Jeep Compass, a luxury SUV.

Tattoo(s)

Kishwer got a tattoo inked on her ring finger of the name Sukish, formed by combining her and her husband’s name.

Kishwer Merchant's tattoo on the ring finger

Kishwer Merchant’s tattoo on the ring finger

She got a tattoo inked her son’s name, Nirvair, on her neck.

Kishwer with her son's name inked on her neck

Kishwer with her son’s name inked on her neck

She got a tattoo inked on the back of her arm showing a silhouette of a mother and daughter.

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Another tattoo on Kishwer's arm

Another tattoo on Kishwer’s arm

She got a tattoo inked the word gratitude on the side of her arm, as an appreciation for the support she got during the Bigg Boss Season 9 from her fan followers.

Kishwer with the gratitude tattoo

Kishwer with the gratitude tattoo

Assets & Properties

Kishwer owns a residential property in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Favourites

  • Food: Dal chawal, Ghar ka khana

Facts/Trivia

  • Kishwer is known by the names Kiki, Kiku or Kish among her close friends and family.
  • The Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor was her junior at school.
  • Kishwer Merchant has a close friendship with the social media influencer and content creator Gurneet Chaddha.
    Kishwer with Gurneet Chaddha

    Kishwer with Gurneet Chaddha

  • She had a fallout with the producer Rashmi Sharma, during the shooting of the TV series Savitri Devi College and Hospital. She was replaced by another actress.
  • Kishwer walked out of the Bigg Boss house sacrificing the Ticket to Finale round as she was competing against Prince Narula, one of her close friends. Prince dedicated his win to Kishwer and shared his winner’s trophy with her on the finale stage.
  • Kishwer is fond of drawing.
  • She is a pet lover. She often posts pictures of her pet dogs – Batuk, a beagle and Pablo, a cocker spaniel.
    Kishwer with her pet dogs

    Kishwer with her pet dogs

  • She prefers traditional wear like a saree or a salwar suit.

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