Sarika is an Indian actress, costume designer, sound designer, and associate director who has been cast in a variety of roles in movies like Bheja Fry, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Baar Baar Dekho, Manorama Six Feet Under, Shoebite, Satyakam, Geet Gaata Chal, Zid, Majhli Didi, Bin Phere Hum Tere, Jyoti Bane Jwala, Jaani Dushman, Satte Pe Satta, Shriman Shrimati, Yeh Vaada Raha, and Badle Ki Aag. Moreover, for her role as Shernaz in the drama film Parzania, Sarika received the National Film Award for “Best Actress” in 2005.

Born Name

Sarika Thakur

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

New Delhi, India



Actress, Costume Designer, Sound Designer, Associate Director


  • Father – Dinesh Sawant (Used to work at J.J. Hospital, Medical Photographer)
  • Mother – Kamal Thakur




5 ft 3½ in or 161 cm


52 kg or 114.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sarika has dated –

  1. Deepak Parashar
  2. Tutu Sharma
  3. Subhash Ghai
  4. Sachin Pilgaonkar – She was previously married to film and television actor, director, singer, and producer, Sachin Pilgaonkar, for a short duration.
  5. Karan Kapoor – Sarika has also been engaged to photographer, actor, and model, Karan Kapoor, in the past.
  6. – She was also married to Kamal Hassan, the well-known actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer, lyricist, and politician. They parent 2 daughters – (b. January 28, 1986) and (b. October 12, 1991). However, the duo got divorced in the year 2004.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Sarika has Marathi and Himachali roots.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Lean physique
  • Deep-set eyes
  • Often played the vamp or ‘westernized’ girl in films

Sarika Facts

  1. She was very young when her father abandoned the family and this forced Sarika to start working in order to support her family. Therefore, she did not attend school.
  2. Sarika started acting at a young age.
  3. She was at the peak of her acting career when she gave it all up after her marriage to Kamal Hassan and moved to Chennai.
  4. She won the National Film Award for “Best Costume Design” for the film Hey Ram (2000).
  5. Alongside , Sarika co-starred as Gauri Shekhar in the television psychological thriller miniseries, Yudh, in 2014.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0


Facts of Sarika

  • full nameSarika
  • Date of Birth June 03, 1960
  • Age 61 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Agate
  • Lucky Color Yellow
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius, Libra
  • weight52 kg
  • height5 ft 3½ in

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