Kriti Sanon was born on 27 July 1990 in New Delhi to Rahul Sanon, a chartered accountant and Geeta Sanon, a professor at the University of Delhi. Her family is Punjabi. She has a younger sister named Nupur Sanon. She attended Delhi Public School, RK Puram, and later secured a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida.
After making her debut in Telugu cinema with the psychological thriller 1: Nenokkadine (2014), Sanon won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her performance in Sabbir Khan‘s action-comedy Heropanti (2014), which marked her first Bollywood release.
Sanon has since starred in the commercially successful action-comedy Dilwale (2015), which ranks as her highest-grossing release, the romantic comedies Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017) and Luka Chuppi (2019), and the comedy Housefull4 (2019). She has also launched her own line of clothing and endorses several brands and products, and has appeared in Forbes India‘s Celebrity 100 list of 2019.
In a video, Kriti Sanon read out the comment in which her fan asked her to retain the “15kgs plus look.” To this, Kriti said, “I have gotten this comment a lot. It’s really funny that my fans have started calling me Chubby Sanon. It’s too funny. It’s really cute and I like the nickname also”. She gained weight for her upcoming film ‘Mimi’, film about a young surrogate mother, for which she had to gain about 15 kgs.
Remarks by top critics:
“Looks gorgeous and handles her part with certainty and confidence” and that she “has the trappings of a star”, – Taran Adarsh
“Looks lovely and makes an impression despite her harebrained role”, Rajeev Masand