Sukhada Khandkekar Wiki, Height, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Sukhada Khandkekar is an Indian actress and theatre artist. She is well-known for playing the role of ‘Anubai’ in the popular Hindi film ‘Bajirao Mastani’ (2015).


Sukhada Deshpande Khandkekar [1] was born on 2 April in Nashik, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Sukhada Khandkekar’s childhood picture

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Eye Colour: Brown

Hair Colour: Brown

Family & Caste

Parents & Siblings

Her father’s name is Late Sudhir Deshpande. Her mother, Chitra Deshpande, is the founder of Aakar Fine Art in Mulund East, Mumbai. She has one elder brother, Sudeep Deshpande.

Sukhada Khandkekar’s childhood picture with her father

Sukhada Khandkekar’s father and brother

A collage of Sukhada Khandkekar and her mother

Sukhada Khandkekar and her brother

Relationships, Husband & Children

She met the Indian actor-RJ Abhijeet Khandkekar through Facebook. Soon, they fell in love with each other, and on 1 February 2013 (Friday), the couple got married.

Sukhada Khandkekar’s wedding picture

Sukhada Khandkekar and her husband


She has acted in many theatre plays like Dhara Ki Kahani, Shakespearcha, Teri Bhi Chup, and Mhatara Devdas.

Sukhada Khandkekar in a theatre play with Gaurav Chopra

She has appeared in the Marathi TV serials like ‘Aabhaas Ha’ (2011), ‘Gharkool’ (2014), and ‘Aamhi Saare Khavayy’ (2016).

Sukhada Khandkekar in Gharkool

In 2014, she performed in the Marathi natak ‘Hich Tar Premachi Gammat Ahe.’ Sukhada has acted in Marathi films like ‘Dhol Taashe’ (2015) and ‘Annan’ (2017). She played a supporting role in the Hindi film ‘Bajirao Mastani’ (2015).

Sukhada Khandkekar in Bajirao Mastani

She was roped in the Sony TV serial ‘Punyashlok Ahilyabai’ in which she played the role of Malhar Rao’s wife in 2021.



  • Her family and friends call her Sukhi. [2]
  • She is a trained Kathak dancer and has worked as a dance choreographer in various events. During an interview, while talking about dancing, she said,

Dance has inculcated a lot of discipline in me. For any role, you need an inner rhythm. And dance helps in bringing this rhythm.”

  • In 2016, she hosted a YouTube show named “Uncensored” for the YouTube channel Cinemascope.
  • Sukhada is also a fashion stylist and a clinical psychologist.
  • She has walked the ramp in various fashion shows.

    Sukhada Khandkekar in a fashion show

  • She has got a tattoo of peacock feather inked on her right wrist.

    Sukhada Khandkekar’s tattoo

  • In 2018, she received “Suvichar Gaurav” award.

    Sukhada Khandkekar receiving Suvichar Gaurav


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