Ankur Rathee was born 24 March 1991 is an Indo-American actor. He is best known for his role in the Amazon Prime Video show Four More Shots Please (2019-2020).
Ankur Rathee Personal Life
Ankur was born in Hisar, Haryana. He graduated from Princeton University where he trained under Tony Award winner John Rando, Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman, and Academy Award nominee Christina Lazaridi.
His astrological sign is Aries. Ankur Rathee is a dancer and actor of Indian origin. He is most recognized for his performnce as ‘Karan Sandhu’ in the Bollywood film “Thappad.” Ankur went to The Bishop’s School in Pune. Ankur began learning several dance forms at the age of eight, including Bollywood, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Jazz, and the acrobatic adage. He then began participating in musical theatre and acquired a passion for singing and acting. Ankur enrolled in college after finishing his education at the University of Southern California to study a course in cinematography & film production.
Ankur Rathee Education
Rathee is graduated from Princeton University where he trained under artists like Tony Award winner John Rando, Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman, and Academy Award nominee Christina Lazaridi.
Rathee studied Cultural Anthropology and Theatre at Princeton University. Ankur is currently living in Mumbai and pursuing his dream of acting and modeling.
Ankur Rathee Career
As a student, Ankur was an active member of musical theater productions, a cappella groups, and dance companies. He began his professional acting career in New York City with short films and off-Broadway theater. In 2018, he found his way back to the stage, alongside Ila Arun and K. K. Raina, as the lead in Tammy Ryan’s, Baby’s Blues which premiered at the National Centre for the Performing Arts.
However, it was his portrayal of Arjun Nair, the young intern opposite Kirti Kulhari, in Four More Shots Please! that first garnered him notable recognition. That same year, he played Arjun Mathur’s gay love interest in another Amazon Prime series, Made in Heaven. Ankur made his feature film debut with veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah in The Tashkent Files.
In 2020, he was back on the big screen again with Taapsee Pannu in Thappad and with Jim Sarbh in Taish. Ankur went on to book his first lead roles with the crime thriller series, Undekhi, and the Marathi film, Nirmal En Route. He also portrayed the role of Indian freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh, in the film Sarabha: Cry for Freedom.
Ankur Rathee is born on 24 March 1991 in Hisar, Haryana. He is son of Joginder Singh and Usha Rathee. He also has a younger sister, Sonia Rathee in the family.
Ankur Rathee Wife
Ankur is married to actress Anuja Joshi since 2022, daughter of child artist, Master Alankar, and niece of Pallavi Joshi. In the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, Ankur drove 4,500 kilometers cross-country to propose on 19 July 2020.
Ankur Rathee Net Worth
His net worth is around INR 3–4 Crores as of 2023. His significant income source is from being a professional actor and model.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||INR 3-4 Crores|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||INR 2-3 Crores|
|Salary Per Year||INR 1-2 Crores|
|Income Source||• Professional Actor|
|Endorsements||• H&H Magazine|
|House Collection||Flat in Mumbai|
Relation with Sonia Rathee
Sonia also discussed her relationship with her brother, actor Ankur Rathee, who has appeared in films like as Four More Shots, Made in Heaven, and Thappad, among others.
Ankur Rathee Films and Web Series
|2019||The Tashkent Files||Imran Qureshi|
|2020||Sarabha: Cry For Freedom||Bhagat Singh|
|2019–2020||Four More Shots Please!||Arjun Nair|
|2019||Made in Heaven||Sam|
|2019||Hello Mini||Abhiraj Mukherjee|
|2019||Mission Over Mars||Gautam Gulati|
|2021||City of Dreams||Arvind Mehka|
|2021||Inside Edge||Allen Manezes|
|2022||Eternally Confused and Eager for Love||Varun|
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Some Interesting Facts About Ankur Rathee
- Ankur has been dancing for 14 years in styles ranging from Bollywood to hip hop to contemporary.
- Ankur also worked in several theatres and TV commercial advertisements.
- He debut in Bollywood with a web series Four More Shots Please! in 2019.
- Ankur is a devotee of Paramahansa Yogananda and practices Kriya Yoga meditation.
- Rathee also featured with Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma in a Manyavar television commercial. he says that “Its my pleasure to work with talented director Shashank Khaitan and acting alongside Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma for the Manyavar campaign”
- Rathee is fluent in Hindi, Haryanvi, and English.
- Rathee played the role of Karan Sandhu, Tapsee Pannu‘s brother in the film Thappad.
- Ankur Rathee loves swimming and traveling during his free time. Once he revealed he always takes time out for his hobbies.
- Ankur Rathee is a sports lover and loves watching and playing Cricket. The actor never misses the chance to watch and play cricket, especially, Indian matches.
- Before move into the acting line, the actor has also worked as a dance instructor at Steps on Broadway, New York, USA in the year 2015.
|Birth Name||Ankur Rathee|
|Nick Name||Ankur Rathee|
|Age||33 years(as in 2023)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Aries|
|Birth Place||Hisar, Haryana, India|
|Date of Birth||24 March 1991|
|Home Town||Hisar, Haryana, India|
|Mother’s Name||Usha Rathee|
|Father’s Name||Joginder Singh Rathee|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Marriage Date||19 July 2020|
|School||The Bishop’s School, Pune|
|College/University||• University of Southern California, Los Angeles|
• Princeton University
|Debut||• Film: 100-The Tribute(2014)|
• Web Series: Four More Shots Please (2019)
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||• in centimeters -185 cm|
• in meters – 1.85 m
• in feet and inches – 6’1″
|Weight (Approx.)||78 kgs|
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