Amrita Puri is a renowned and versatile young Indian actress. She debuted with the super-popular movie Aisha. She is also known and admired for her commercially successful movie, Kai Po Che. Born on the 20th of August, 1983 in Mumbai, she is a vibrant, energetic and versatile artist who has the skill and expertise to demonstrate all kinds of roles. She has also been nominated for the Filmfare awards for her debut film.
Early Days of Amrita Puri
Amrita Puri was born on the 20th of August 1983. She is born in Mumbai. Her father Aditya Puri is a senior advisor at The Carlyle Group and the former managing director of HDFC bank. Her mother Anita Puri is an associate Solicitor in the Healthcare team at Hayes Solicitors. Her brother Amit Puri is currently working as the Assistant Vice President, Operations of HDFC Bank.
Academic Details of Amrita Puri
Amrita Puri completed her school at the Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. She graduated in English Literature from St. Xavier’s College, followed by a master’s degree in Mass Communication.
Personal details of Amrita Puri
Real Name: Amrita Puri
Celebrity Name: Amrita Puri
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Current City: Mumbai, India
Birthday: 20th August 1983
Profession: Actor and Theatre Artist
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Net Worth: $1.6 Million
Family details of Amrita Puri
Mother’s Name: Anita Puri
Father’s Name: Aditya Puri
Number of Siblings: Amit Puri
Spouse Name: Imrun Sethi ( m 2017)
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Body measurements of Amrita Puri
Body Physique: Slim
Height in Feet: 5 feet 4 inches
Height in Meters: 1.63 m
Weight in Kg: 52 kg
Weight in Pound: 114 lbs
Body Measurements: 34-28-34
Bra Size: 34B
Bust Size: 34
Waist Size: 28 inches / 71.12 cm
Hip Size: 34 inches/86.36 cm
Shoe Size (US): 8
Dress Size (US): 4
Relationship Details of Amrita Puri
Amrita Puri is married to the Mumbai-based businessman and restaurateur, Imrun Sethi. They had a lavish destination wedding in Bangkok and tied the knot in November 2017. The couple does not have any children.
Net Worth of Amrita Puri
The net worth of Amrita Puri, as per the latest data is $1.6 Million. This is retrieved from authentic internet platforms like IMDb, Forbes and Wikipedia.
Film Career of Amrita Puri
Amrita was never inclined to go for the banking and financial sector. Right after completing her master’s degree, she started her acting career through theatre shows and writing. Amrita debuted in the Hindi movie space in 2010 with Rajshree Ojha’s movie Aisha. This was an ensemble romantic comedy, where Amrita co-acted with leading actors like Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol, Ira Dubey, Cyrus Sahukar, and Lisa Haydon. In her debut movie, she played the role of a middle-class girl, Shefali, superbly and seamlessly. This demonstrated her versatile acting skills.
After the superb appreciation of Aisha, in 2012, Amrita Puri acted in Blood Money- Vishal Mahadkar’s directorial debut, starring opposite Kunal Khemu. In 2013, she acted in Kai Po Che. Directed by Abhishek Kapoor, this movie was commercially successful. She acted alongside leading actors like Sushant Singh Rajput and Rajkumar Rao. Amrita Puri played the role of Vidya Bhatt- the sister of one of the three leads. In 2019, she played the character of Megha Kumar in the movie, Judgemental Hai Kya. In 2021, Amrita Puri played the role of Mehr in the movie Clean, released on Amazon Mini.
Television Shows by Amrita Puri
Along with Bollywood films, she is also seen in various serials and short films, showcased on television. Amrita made her television debut with the tele series, based on short stories by Rabindranath Tagore. This was released in 2015 and she acted in episodic roles. In 2016, she acted in the lead role of Harleen Kaur in the series called P.O.W.- Bandi Yuddh Ke. The series was showcased in Star Plus. In 2019, she got two breakthroughs. She played the role of Kavya Arora in Four More Shots Please and Devyani Singh in Made in Heaven.
In 2022, Amrita Puri, played the role of Anju Bhatt in Ranjish hi Sahi. She is also currently shooting for Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ka Jaan, playing the role of Anjali Kakkar. This movie is planned to be released in 2023.
Nominations and Awards by Amrita Puri
Amrita Puri received quite a few prestigious nominations for the movie Aisha. In the Filmfare Awards, she was nominated in the category of Best Supporting Actress and Best Female Debut. She was also nominated for Zee Cine Awards and Screen Awards as the best supporting actress. For the movie Aisha, she won the Stardust Awards in the category of Best Breakthrough Performance-Female.