At 30 years old, Mrunal Thakur has this physical status:
Mrunal Thakur is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Hindi films.
Her early screen appearances were starring roles in the television soap opera Kumkum Bhagya (2014–2016) and the drama film Love Sonia (2018).
In 2019, Thakur featured in the biographical drama Super 30 and the action thriller Batla House, both of which were commercially successful.
Mrunal Thakur was born on 1 August 1992 in Dhule, Maharashtra. She did her schooling at St. Joseph's Convent School, Jalgaon, and at Vasant Vihar High School, Mumbai. Mrunal left KC College before being able to graduate as she was pursuing television at the time.
While attending college, Mrunal signed a lead role as Gauri Bhosle opposite Mohit Sehgal in the Star Plus series Mujhse Kuchh Kehti...Yeh Khamoshiyaan. The show aired from 2012 to 2013. Later in 2013, Mrunal appeared in an episodic appearance on the mystery thriller Har Yug Mein Aayega Ek – Arjun, in which she played a journalist named Sakshi Anand.
In February 2014, Mrunal signed Zee TV's soap opera Kumkum Bhagya, for which she began shooting the following month. The show, co-starring Sriti Jha, Shabir Ahluwalia, Arjit Taneja, and Supriya Shukla, started airing on 15 April, and saw Mrunal portray Bulbul Arora Khanna, a woman who along with her elder sister (played by Jha) helps their mother (played by Shukla) run a marriage hall. The show received mostly positive to mixed reviews from critics in critical reception. Mrunal quit the show in January 2016.
Mrunal appeared as a Contestant on Box Cricket League 1 in 2014 and Nach Baliye 7 in 2015. In 2016, She performed dance in a special episode of &TV's SauBhagyalaxmi and had a Guest appearance in Tuyul & Mbak Yul Reborn. Her final appearance on TV was with the Indonesian serial Nadin, where she was seen as Tara, after which she took a retirement from television.
Mrunal made her film debut with the Marathi film, Vitti Dandu, which was released in 2014. She was seen as Sandhya. Her next Marathi film was Surajya, where she was seen as Dr. Swapna.
In 2012, Mrunal began work on the international film Love Sonia, for which she stayed at Kolkata. The film was released in September 2018 after various delays and featured her in the titular role of a village girl who brings to light issue of global human trafficking. For preparation, Mrunal stayed at a brothel to study the body language of prostitutes. The film however was a failure at the box office. It marked her first Hindi project.
Mrunal's Bollywood debut came in 2019 with Vikas Bahl's biographical movie Super 30, narrating the story of mathematician Anand Kumar (played by Hrithik Roshan in the film) and his educational program of the same name, in which she portrayed Kumar's love interest, a classical dancer Supriya. In the same year, she played John Abraham's wife Nandita Kumar in Nikkhil Advani's Batla House, based on the 2008 Batla House encounter case. While Batla House grossed over ₹1.11 billion (US$14 million) worldwide, Super 30 had a global collection of ₹2.08 billion (US$26 million) worldwide, and both of them were commercially successful.
In 2020, Mrunal appeared in a Netflix venture, the four-part anthology horror film Ghost Stories as Ira in the Segment: Karan Johar's segment. The same year she appeared in a music video "Gallan Goriya", alongside John Abraham.
In 2021, Mrunal has starred in the sports drama, Toofaan, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and co-starring Farhan Akhtar, which premiered on 16 July 2021 on Amazon Prime Video. In addition, she co-starred in the action thriller Dhamaka, directed by Ram Madhvani and co-starring Kartik Aaryan and Amruta Subhash, which released on Netflix on 19 November 2021. She also appeared in two music videos in the year 2021, "Bad Boy x Bad Girl" with Badshah and "Aise Na Chhoro" with Guru Randhawa.
Mrunal's first film of 2022, Jersey, a remake of the 2019 Telugu film of the same name, co-starring Shahid Kapoor, released on 22 April 2022. It received mostly positive to mixed reviews from critics. However the film turned out to be a failure at the box office. Mrunal made her Telugu film debut opposite Dulquer Salmaan in Hanu Raghavapudi's Sita Ramam. It received mostly positive to mixed reviews from critics and went onto become a box-office success.
Mrunal will appear opposite Abhimanyu Dassani and Paresh Rawal in the multi-starrer comedy Aankh Micholi. Following this, she will be seen with Ishaan Khatter in the war action film Pippa. She will also be seen playing the role of a police officer alongside Aditya Roy Kapur in the Hindi remake of the 2019 Tamil film Thadam. She also completed Maddock Films Pooja Meri Jaan alongside Huma Qureshi.