Kanika Maheshwari is the evergreen vamp of Indian television. She has been in the entertainment industry for more than a decade and a half. She is famous for her negative character roles in many serials.

Kanika Maheshwari starred in several popular dramas such as “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii”, “Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat”, and “Viraasat.” She reached to the new height with the role of Meenakshi in “Diya Aur Baati Hum”starring alongside Deepika Singh and Anas Rashid. She is often praised for her hard work, punctuality, and cheerful spirit.

Kanika Maheshwari : Early Life and Personal Details

Kanika Maheshwari was born on 24 April, 1981 in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. She grew up In Delhi and completed her education in the capital city. After completing formal education, she also learned Vaastu Shastra and Color Therapy.

The lucky mascot of the Indian television industry Kanika has a height of 5 feet. Her gorgeous physique weighs 110 lbs and measures 34-27-37. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She belongs to Indian nationality and practices Hindu religion and culture.


Kanika met her future husband Ankur Ghai during her college days. After dating for a couple of years, she tied the knot with her businessman sweetheart in 2012. In 2013, she gave birth to a baby boy named Riyansh.


Kanika Maheshwari : Career

Kanika started her acting career with “Kabhi Aaye Na Judaai” in 2003. She then appeared in a supporting roles in serial such as “Kkavyanjali”, “Dill Mill Gayee”, and “Geet.” “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” proved to be the turning point of her acting career. She received widespread recognition for her role as Neelima Garg featuring alongside Sakshi Tanwar.

Kanika then played the role of Princess Bhoomi in “Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat”, which brought much name and fame for her. “Diya Aur Baati Hum” is the most important project of Kanika’s life. She became a household name in India for portraying Meenakshi’s character with absolute conviction. At present, she is respiring her role as Meenakshi in “Tu Sooraj Main Saanjh Piyajii” alongside Rhea Sharma.


Kanika Maheshwari : Awards

Kanika is one of the talented actresses in Indian telly world and receives much appreciation for whatever role she plays. She is popular for her antagonistic roles and won several awards in the particular category. Some notable accolades are Zee Gold Awards and Indian Telly Awards.


Kanika Maheshwari : Net Worth and Lifestyle

Being one of the well known faces in Indian television, Kanika charges a good sum of INR 20k per episode. She has appeared in several commercials, i.e., Fanta ad with Rani Mukherjee and Coke ad with Aamir Khan.

Apart from acting, Kanika’s hobbies include shopping and dancing. She is a huge fan of Hrithik Roshan and Kajol. She is a keen believer of numerology and often spells her name as Kanica.