Alka Amin (born 2 November 1960) was born in Delhi, India. She is a well-known Indian film and television actress. She has acted in more than 10 Indian serials and movies. She became popular for playing the role of Veena Chopra in Parichay and wife of Shah Rukh Khan in Dil Dariya. She has worked in the television industry for more than fifteen years. She is a highly talented actress and a kind-hearted woman.
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Alka Amin Biography
|Debut||Dil Dareya(television) Swaraaj(film)|
|Height||5’4″ or 1.63m or 163cm|
|Weight||58kg or 128lbs|
|Date of Birth||2 November 1960|
|School||Name not known|
|College/University||National School of Drama|
|Father||Name not known|
|Mother||Name not known|
|Husband||Name not known|
|Son||Faheen Amin, Taber Amin|
Early life and Background
Alka Amin was born in the capital of India, Delhi. She lived a very simple life since childhood. She belongs to a middle-class family. The name and the occupation of her parents remain unknown. She hasn’t revealed anything about her parents or her husband. However, it is known that she has two sons namely Faheen Amin and Taber Amin. She follows Islam as her religion. Alka is a graduate from National School of Drama but nothing about her school is known. She always knew acting was her passion and that’s why she worked and succeeded in achieving her dream of becoming a well-known actress.
Alka has kept her personal life a secret from her audiences and the media. It is known that she is married but the name of her husband hasn’t been revealed by her ever. She is blessed with two sons namely Faheen Amin and Taher Amin. One of them is an actor but isn’t very well known. She joined Instagram in 2019 but she doesn’t seem to have a lot of followers. Alka doesn’t seem to be very active on social media, she posts very rarely, hence, her personal life remains a secret. Although we are hoping that she’ll let us peek through her personal life soon.
Alka Amin started her career as a TV host in Doordarshan. She worked as a host for several years before she started performing in theatres in Delhi. She then made up her mind and decided to finally join the television industry in 1988. Alka’s debut television serial was “Dil Dariya” which was directed by Lekh Tandon. She is extremely popular for her role in Indian sitcom titled “Parichay – Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka” which was aired on Colors TV.
She is also known for starring as Kawal Chopra in 2012’s Indian sitcom titled “Kya Huaa Tera Vaada”. She was a part of a drama serial named “Baawre” which was aired on Life OK and she was also seen in the initial episode of a crime TV show titled Ishq Kills. She is currently playing the role of Sharda in the famous TV serial called ‘Kasauti Zindagi Kayy’. These are just a few examples of the remarkable work she has done as an actress and the list goes on.
- Swaraj in 2003 as Leelavathi
- Dum Laga Ke Haisha in 2015 as Shashi Tiwari
- Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana in 2017 as Shanti Tiwari
- Khajoor Pe Atke in 2018 as Kadambari
- Badhaai Ho in 2018 as Jeetu’s sister-in-law
- Kedarnath in 2018 as Mrs. Khan
- Maya in 2018 as Mother (Short film)
- 72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died in 2019 as Leela Rawat
- Luka Chuppi in 2019 as Shakuntala Shukla
- Romeo Akbar Walter in 2019 as Waheeda
- Aadhaar in 2019 as Rani’s Mother
- The Little Republic in 2003
- Katran in 2018 as wife (short film)
- Karim Mohammed in 2018 as Mahvish Aapa
- Yeh Pyaar Nahi Toh Kya in 2018 as Gayatri Sinha
- Pyar Mein Thoda Twist in 2020 as Girija
- Mandali in 2020
- Dil Dariya in 1988-89 as Kanta
- Anaro in 2008 as Anaro
- 12/24 Karol Bagh in 2009-10 as Manju Sethi
- Parichay in 2011-13 as Veena Raj Chopra
- Kya Huaa Tera Vaada in 2012-13 as Kanwal Chopra
- Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh in 2014-15 as Sharda Sachdev
- Kalash in 2015-17 as Majnu Grewaal
- Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil in 2016-17 as Asha Batra
- Yeh Pyaar Nahi Toh Kya Hai in 2018
- Kasautii Zindagii Kay in 2019 as Sharda
- Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare in 2018 as Amrita
- Sex Chat with Pappu and Papa in 2016 as Usha Watsa (Dadi)
Lesser known facts
- Alka has less than 2000 followers on Instagram.
- She has kept a dog as her pet.
- She had been nominated for Indian Telly Jury Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
- Alka wasn’t well known until she was starred in 12/24 Karol Bagh.
- She currently lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- The actor has worked for Balaji Telefilms and other big production houses.