Akanksha Juneja

Akanksha Juneja is an Indian television vamp actress. She has appeared in a number of television serials and also a few films often as a vamp . She is currently known for playing the role of Kanak Desai in the StarPlus's Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 2.

Akanksha Juneja
Born (1990-03-30) March 30, 1990 (age 31)
OccupationActress, Model
Years active2011–present

Early lifeEdit

Akanksha was born in Delhi on 30 March 1990. She graduated from University of Delhi while she simultaneously completed her Media studies from RK Films and Media Academy in Delhi (www.rkfma.com). During college days she used to play villainous roles in college dramas like surupnakha, evil bahu, bad wife. Later she later moved to Mumbai to further pursue her modelling career, where she currently resides.


Juneja started her television career with STAR Plus's Mahayatra. She has also been seen in other serials, for example Saath Nibhaana Saathiya though her role was not so well received, she was noticed by the audience. Then she was seen in Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? as Tanisha. Her role was well received by the audience.[1] Her breakthrough role is Ayesha Siddhant Kapoor in Bade Acche Lagte Hain as an antagonist, where she replaced Chahat Khanna in February 2013. This role got her fame and played the role of Ayesha till August 2013. She has recently has been playing the role of Kanak Desai in Saath Nibhana Saathiya 2.



Year Title Role Notes
2010 Do Saheliyaan Primary Antagonist
C.I.D. Criminal Negative role
Thoda Hai Bas Thode Ki Zaroorat Hai[2] Akshata Kulkarni Primary Antagonist
2010–2011 Hamaari Beti Raaj Karegi Anjali
2012–2013 Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava? Tanisha/Tashu supporting role
2013 Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Ayesha Sharma/Ayesha Siddhant Kapoor Priya's younger sister negative role
2013–2014 Saath Nibhaana Saathiya[3] Daksha (Savita's Daughter) Villain
2014 Emotional Atyachar season 4 two episodic roles
The Adventures of Hatim Negative role of witch Khabooshi
Adaalat episodic role
Savdhaan India Dr. Neha, Lalita, Riddhi, Rimi, Diana / Sarita (villain for different series)
2014–2015 Yeh Dil Sun Raha Hai Tanushree negative role
2015 Bhanwar Nitika villanious episodic role
2015–2016 Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi Naina supporting role turned negative role
2018 Savdhaan India Meera Vampish Episodic Role
Ishq Mein Marjawan Vedika Negative Role
Ishqbaaz Siddhi Maayi Negative Role
2020–present Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 2 Kanak Desai Main Antagonist


Year Show Channel Notes
2010 Mahayatra - Rishton Ka Anokha Safar STAR Plus Herself


Besides her television work, Akanksha Juneja has also worked in some films. Her first film is a Bhojpuri film, Banke Bihari. She also reportedly will reportedly appear in a Punjabi romantic film, Le Gai Sada Dil Lutke.[4] She will also be playing a cameo role in the upcoming film Bang Bang Bangkok directed by Vikram Bhatt.

Year Film Language Notes
2013 Bang Bang Bangkok Hindi Cameo role


  1. ^ "Akanksha all set to replace Chahat in Ekta Kapoor's Bade Acche Lagte Hain". Archived from the original on 17 February 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 8 May 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Aakansha agrees for Saathiya". Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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