Kanchi Singh

Kanchi Singh (born 27 March 1996) is an Indian television actress known for portraying Avni Khandelwal in Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya and Gayatri Deora in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.[2]

Kanchi Singh
Kanchi Singh in 2019.jpg
Kanchi Singh in 2019.
Born (1996-03-27) 27 March 1996 (age 25)[1]
Years active2003–present
Partner(s)Rohan Mehra

Acting careerEdit

2002–2012: Early worksEdit

Singh began her journey into television as she featured in a small role as child artist for the television series Kutumb in 2003 at the age of 9. However, she took a break from acting to focus on her further studies.

Eight years later, Singh made a comeback at the age of 17 with Colors TV's Sasural Simar Ka in 2011 wherein she played Cherry Bharadwaj, a member of the male lead's family. As there were not many scenes for her in it, she made an exit from it in 2012.[3]

2014–present: BreakthroughEdit

The breakthrough for Singh came in December 2013 as she joined Zee TV's January 2014-starting series Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya as Avni Khandelwal, a girl belonging to a Rajasthani business family opposite Mishkat Varma. She was noticed for her performance, before it went off culmination in December 2014.[4]

Post her breakthrough Singh became a part for an episode of Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya as Veebha opposite Rohit Suchanti in the ending month of Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya and then an episode of Bhakton Ki Bhakti Mein Shakti on Life OK as Hansa.[5]

In 2016, Singh signed Star Plus' longest-running drama Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai portraying the parallel lead Gayatri "Gayu" Deora, alongside Mohsin Khan and Fahad Ali.

In 2018, Singh appeared on the reality series Box Cricket League to play for Lucknow Nawabs. A year later, she took participation in Kitchen Champion 5 on Colors along with .

Personal lifeEdit

Singh was dating her co-star Rohan Mehra of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai since 2016, but they reportedly broke up in 2021.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Kutumb N/A Child artist
2011–2012 Sasural Simar Ka Cherry Bharadwaj
2014 Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya Avni Purohit (born Khandelwal)
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Veebha Episodic role
2016 Bhakton Ki Bhakti Mein Shakti Hansa
2016–2017 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Gayatri "Gayu" Deora
2018 Box Cricket League Player for Lucknow Nawabs
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Participant
2021 Qurbaaan Hua Anam Khan

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Kanchi Singh turns 18! - Times of India".
  2. ^ "'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' star Kanchi Singh sheds her bubbly image, undergoes a bold transformation".
  3. ^ "My character is like 'DDLJs Simran: Kanchi Singh — Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 4 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Kanchi Singh & Mishkat Varma'S New romance in the New Year! - Times of India".
  5. ^ "Ekta Kapoor brings too much drama in her serials: Kanchi — Times of India".
  6. ^ "Rohan Mehra's girlfriend Kanchi Singh crosses 1 million followers on Instagram". Times of India. June 28, 2017.

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