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Sagarika Ghatge is an Indian model and film actress who made her debut in 2007 with the role of Preeti Sabharwal in Chak De! India. In 2015, she participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 6 as a contestant and went on to be a finalist. She is a national level athlete.[1]

Sagarika Ghatge
Sagarika Ghatge
Ghatge at Lakme Fashion Week 2018
Sagarika Ghatge

1986 (age 32–33)
OccupationModel, film actress
Years active2007–present
Known forChak De! India
Zaheer Khan (m. 2017)


Early life

Sagarika was born to Vijaysinh Ghatge[2] and Urmila Ghatge in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, where she stayed till the age of eight. She then shifted to Ajmer, Rajasthan to attend Mayo College Girls School.[3] She is related to a former royal house of India through Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur, with her father being from the former royal family of Kagal and her grandmother, Sita Raje Ghatge, being the daughter of Tukojirao Holkar III of Indore. She has a brother. She was a national level hockey player.[4]


Sagarika Ghatge with Hazel Keech and Fatema Agarkar

In 2007, Ghatge portrayed Preeti Sabarwal, a fictional member of the Indian Women's national hockey team, in the film Chak De! India, whereupon she became the brand ambassador of Reebok India.[5] She has appeared in fashion magazines and various fashion shows. Ghatge appeared in the 2009 film, Fox as Urvashi Mathur. She later portrayed Kamiah in Miley Naa Miley Hum. Ghatge's first lead role is opposite Emraan Hashmi in the movie Rush, which released on 24 October 2012. Ghatge appeared in Satish Rajwade's Marathi movie Premachi Goshta with Atul Kulkarni which released in February 2013. It was her first Marathi movie.[6] In 2015, she learned Punjabi for her debut Punjabi film, Dildariyaan.[7] She was last seen in Irada. Currently she is filming for her upcoming film Monsoon Football.

Personal life

On 24 April 2017, Ghatge announced her engagement to cricketer Zaheer Khan.[8] The couple got married in November 2017.[9]


For her role in Chak De! India, Ghatge received the Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was also rewarded with a Lions Gold Award.



Year Title Role Language Notes Ref.
2007 Chak De! India Preeti Sabarwal Hindi Debut Film
2009 Fox Urvashi Mathur
2011 Miley Naa Miley Hum Kamiah
2012 Rush Ahana Sharma
Premachi Goshta Sonal Marathi
2015 Dildariyaan Paali Punjabi [10]
2017 Irada Maya Singh Hindi
2019 Monsoon Football TBA Hindi/Marathi Filming [11]

Reality Shows

Year Show Channel Result Ref.
2015 Khatron Ke Khiladi 6 Colors TV Finalist


  1. ^ "I miss playing hockey: Sagarika Ghatge". Times of India. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Mistaken identity for Sagarika Ghatge". Times of India. Retrieved 2018-06-02.
  3. ^ "I'm determined & focused: Sagarika". Times of India.
  4. ^ "Sagarika Ghatge: Lesser known facts about the actress". Times of India.
  5. ^ "Sagarika Ghatge is Reebok's brand ambassador". Retrieved 23 Feb 2012.
  6. ^ "Premachi Goshta Marathi Movie Cast". Marathi Stars.
  7. ^ "Sagarika Ghatge learns Punjabi for her next movie!". Can India News. Retrieved 11 October 2015.[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "Zaheer Khan announces engagement with actress Sagarika Ghatge". The Indian Express. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Sagarika Ghatge marries Zaheer Khan". The Indian Express. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
  10. ^ "Dildariyaan stars Jassi Gill and Sagarika Ghatge". The Tribune.
  11. ^ "Sagarika Ghatge to feature in a bilingual film based on football". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 2018-08-14.

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