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Rati Agnihotri Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 10, 2020

Short Biography

Rati Agnihotri was born on 10-12-1960 in Bareilly in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Model & Television Actress who is known for her work in Bollywood, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies. In 2006, she participated in a tv reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa as a contestant.

Rati Agnihotri Complete Bio & Career

At the age of 10, Rati Agnihotri started modeling. At a very young age, her family shifted to Madras. From where she did her schooling from Good Shepherd's Convent School.During school time she participated in many acts. The Tamil director “Bharathiraja” who gave her first break in his Tamil film “Puthiya Vaarpugal” starring K. Bhagyaraj, G.Srinivasan and Goundamani was the first who discovered her.As a director it was his first debuted film.This was his and Rati’s first successful film.

In the same year, Bharathiraja signed Rati for his second film Niram Maaratha Pookkal. However, being a Punjabi she impressed the Tamil audiences by her acting in any Tamil language film. From her debuted films, she became the popular face of the Tamil cinema. In just three years from 1980-82, she signed 32 Tamil, Kannada as well as Telugu language films. In that period, she was fortunate to work with the southern superstars and also signed some south big production house films. She became the lead South actress of her time in a few years.

She has also worked with the legendary actor Kamal Hassan in many Tamil before appearing in the super hit Hindi film Ek Duuje Ke Liye-1981. This film became the top grossed earner of the year 1981. And through this film Kamal Hassan, Rati Agnihotri, Madavi,director-K. Balachander and famous south singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam made their debut in the Hindi films.After Ek Duuje Ke Liye she was cast in the multistarrer films and her some of the super-hit films such as Coolie, Tawaif, Farz Aur Kanoon, Hukumat and Aap Ke Saath.

She took a break from the films for some time. Despite in 2001, she came back from the film "Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi" in the role of Kajol's mother. Later on, she was starred in some big banner films such as Hum Tum, Dev, Socha Na Tha, Kis Kis Ki Kismat, Rama Rama Kya Hai Dramaaa, Love Has No Language, Karma Aur Holi, Luck, Bin Bulaye Baraati, Shaadi Ke Side Effects, and Singh is Bling. In 2006, she participated in the most popular Dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa".But she was eliminated from the show as the 7th eliminates.

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Rati Agnihotri Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born into a Hindu Brahmin family. She has a sister named Anita Agnihotri, a Restaurateur. She was married to a businessman Anil Virwani from 1985 to 2015 and together has a son named Tanuj Virwani who is an actor. Bollywood actor/filmmaker Atul Agnihotri is her first cousin.

Son Tanuj Virwani

Life's Important Dates Of Rati Agnihotri

Body Measurements

Breast Size 36
Waist Size 32
Hip Size 38
Body Figure 36-32-38
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Sishya School, Chennai
Good Shepherd Convent, Chennai
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Dancing, Cooking & Watching Movies
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Tamil Film - Puthiya Vaarpugal (1979)
Kannada Film - Punnami Naagu (1980)
Telugu Film - Maayadhaari Krishnudu (1980)
Bollywood Film - Satyam Shivam (1981)
TV - Kaajjal (2006)
Best Movies Ek Duje Ke Liye (1981), Shaukeen (1982), Pasand Apni Apni (1983), Tawaif (1985) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Actress Meena Kumari , Madhubala , Nargis Dutt
Favorite Actor Dev Anand , Dilip Kumar , Shammi Kapoor
Favorite Film Director K. Balachander
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar , Kishore Kumar , Mohammed Rafi
Favorite Place Goa
Favorite Dress Saree
Favorite Food Mutton Balls, Fried Rice, Chicken Masala, Poha, idli, Upma & Ragda Pattice
Favorite Restaurant IMBISS, Colaba, South Mumbai
Leopold Cafe, Colaba Causeway, Mumbai
Cafe Madras, Matunga, Mumbai

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Rati Agnihotri

  • She won the nomination at the Filmfare Nomination as Best Actress for Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981.
  • She was in the list of nominations for the Best Actress for film Tawaif (1985) at the Filmfare Awards.
  • She has acted over 122 Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and English films.
  • In 1979, she made her acting debut from the Bharathiraja's Tamil film Puthiya Vaarpugal
  • In 2006, she participated in the most popular Dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa".
  • She began modelling when she was just 10 years old.

Rati Agnihotri Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

61 years, 9months, 22 days old age Rati Agnihotri will turn 62 on 10 December, 2022. Only 2 months, 7 days, 7 hours,13 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Rati Agnihotri has celebrated the total number of 62 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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