Rachna Parulkar aka Ajabde of Maharana Pratap has been winning the hearts of viewers for quite some months now. Needless to say, we love her onscreen as the 16th century Rajput princess.
Here we share Rachna’s biography with details you would like to know:
Rachna Parulkar, the daughter of Lata Parulkar and Sushil Kumar Parulkar was born in Mumbai on October 10, 1990. She went to Gyan Kendra School and later completed her graduation from Mumbai’s Mithibhai College. Later she did her masters in English Literature from SNDT University.
She Is a Trained Dancer
Apart from being an actress, Rachna is also a trained dancer. She started dancing at an early age. Rachna is trained in two forms of classical dancing – Bharatnatyam and Kathak. She got her training of Kathak from Uma Dogra School and Bharatnatyam from Nalanda Bharatnatyam Nritya Niketan. She also won the scholarship from Terence Lewis School of Choreography.
She Started Acting at the age of 18
When Rachna was 18, she entered the Television industry. She essayed the role of Saawri, Saloni’s daughter in Saar Phere – Saloni Ka Safar post a generation leap in the show. Next, she was chosen to play the role of Akruti in Star Plus’ serial Sapno Se Bhare Naina. She was seen in one of the episodes of Gumraah and also did a cameo in another TV show Kis Desh Mai Hai Meraa Dil.
Ek Muthi Aasman
Rachna became a household name with her portrayal of Kalpi (Kalpana Jadhav), a daughter of a housemaid in Zee TV’s Ek Mutthi Aasman. The role of her mother was played by Shirodkar. Her girl next door character was well-appreciated by the audience, and soon she received lot of appreciation for her role. Her chemistry with Ashish Chowdhury, her co-star in the serial was highly loved. Kalpi was even nominated for Gold Awards of Zee TV.
After the leap, Rachna replaced Roshni Wali to essay the role of Maharani Ajabde Punwar. Though initially people did miss Roshni as Ajabde, Rachna with her powerful acting made viewers fall in love with her. Rachna herself is in love with her character. She loves essaying the role of Ajabde – The Queen of India’s first freedom fighter Maharana Pratap. No wonder, she also gets to adorn all the royal costumes and jewelry.
Her Love Life
Rachna was in a relationship with Raj Kalra as per some sources. He was seen in Rajan Shah’s TV serial Amrit Manthan in Life Ok. He was also an assistant director in Kut Production owned by Rajan Shah. They were dating for a long time until they separated last year. Currently, she is believed to be single.
Being The Other Woman in Ashish and Ssharad Malhotra’s Life
Recently Ssharad Malhotra and his gf of 7 years Divyanka Tripathi had a major fall out. According to some sources, Ssharad was caught cheating Divyanka as he was having a fling with Rachna. This was not the first time she was blamed for being another woman. Earlier, she was also linked with the married actor Ashish Chowdhary when they were shooting together for Zee TV’s Ek Mutthi Aasman.