Tahira Kashyap Biography, Age, Wiki, Husband, Movies & More

Tahira Kashyap

Tahira Kashyap (born on 21st January 1985) is an Indian writer, professor, and theatre director. She’s the wife of the Bollywood actor, Ayushmann Khurana. She made her debut as a writer with her novel, I promise in 2011. She’s also the co-author of the biography of Ayushmann Khurana called, Cracking The Code: A Journey to Bollywood. Apart from being a writer, she has also worked as a professor in several prestigious universities and colleges. She’s a very talented woman. She made a directorial debut with the short film, Toffee in 2018.

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Tahira Kashyap Biography

Name Tahira Kashyap
Nickname Tahira
Profession Writer, professor, theatre director
Height 5’6″ or 1.68 m or 168 cm
Weight 60 kg or 132 lbs
Body Measurements 38-28-36
Date of Birth 21st January 1983 (38 years as of 2021)
Birthplace Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Hometown Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 
Nationality Indian
SchoolYadavindra public school, Mohali, Punjab, India
College/University Punjab University, Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Educational Qualifications Graduate
DebutWriting: I promise
FatherYajan Kashyap
Mother Anita Kashyap
SpouseAyushmann Khurana
ChildrenSon- Virajveer KhuranaDaughter- Varushka Khurana
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Marital status Married
Net Worth $1 million (approx.)
HobbiesWriting and Travelling

Early Life and Background

Tahira Kashyap was born in Chandigarh, India. She comes from a Hindu Brahmin family. Her father’s name is Yajan Kashyap and Anita Kashyap. She did her schooling at Yadavindra public school in Mohali, India. She completed her graduation and post-graduation in mass communication from Punjab University in Chandigarh. Tahira was in a relationship with her boyfriend Ayushmann Khurana for twelve years and got married to him in 2011. They both are blessed with a son and a daughter. Tahira was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018 but she got better and her cancer was cured with better treatment. 

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Personal life

Tahira Kashyap was in a long term relationship with Ayushmann Khurana. The couple dated each other for twelve years and later got married in 2011. They both have been married since then and we’re blessed with two children. Their son’s name is Virajveer Khurana and their daughter’s name is Varushka Khurana. 

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Personal favorites

ActorShahrukh Khan
ActressMadhuri Dixit
AuthorDr. Bran Weiss, Paulo Coelho
DestinationLondon, Paris


Tahira Kashyap has been a multi-talented and hard-working woman. She has been very active since the beginning. She used to participate in theatre groups inside as well as outside of her college in Chandigarh. She started working as an assistant professor at Mithibai College in Mumbai initially. She then began to teach at R.D. National College and W.A. Science College in Mumbai. She has also worked as the programming head at BIG 92.7 FM. Tahira made her writing debut by writing the novel called, A Promise….. A Story of Love And Deceit in 2011. She released her second book called, Souled Out in 2012. She also co-authored her husband’s biography alongside him. The book was called, Cracking The Code: A Journey to Bollywood which was released in 2015. Later in 2018, she made her directorial debut with the short film, Toffee. 

Tahira Kashyap Biography

Lesser-known facts

  • Tahira Kashyap was an active member of the theatre group in and outside of her college in Chandigarh.
  • She used to work as an assistant professor at Mithibai College in Mumbai initially. She also began to teach at the R.D. National College and W.A Science College later. 
  • Tahira has been the programming head at BIG 92.7 FM.
  • After a courtship of 12 years, she married actor Ayushmann Khurana in 2011. The couple wrote a book called, Cracking The Code together which is the autobiography of Ayushmann Khurana.
  • She directed the short film, toffee in 2018.
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