Kashika Kapoor is an Indian model and actress best known for being the face of the international video game Free Fire as Moko.
Kashika Kapoor was born on Monday, 18 February 2002.age 20 years; by 2022) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He pursued a bachelor’s degree in business administration from NMIMS through distance learning to manage his studies along with his shooting schedule. In an interview, she said,
I make sure to submit all my assignments on time and never keep a backlog. For me knowledge is power.”
He underwent six months of training at the Jeff Goldberg Studios in Mumbai, after which he studied acting professionally for a year at the prestigious New York Film Academy. Apart from education and acting, Kashika was also brilliant in sports. She was a national level basketball player and national level runner. She was also a swimmer, a tennis player and a table tennis player. In an interview, she revealed that she has been facilitated several times for her achievements. He said,
My house is full of my trophies and medals and my parents will always be called on stage to give me awards then for my education and sports and hopefully soon it will be for my acting career.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Hair Color: light ash blonde
Eye Colour: brown
Figure Measurements (Approximately): 32-26-34
His father is Deepak Tekchandani, and his mother is Divya Tekchandani.
Kashika said in an interview,
I am a follower of ‘The Secret’ and a firm believer in the Buddhist philosophy of ‘Nam Myoho Renge Kyo’.
She started her career at the age of 15. She accompanied her mother to auditions and by the age of 17 she had started modeling for designers and TV commercials. She was featured in a Vedics ad as the main character, India’s Only Customized Modern. Ayurvedic hair care regimen, and a Balaji Nachos advert as ‘Superhot Girl’. She worked as a model for Arpita Mehta’s digital shoots, White Maison de Couture’s jewelery and design collections for Seema Gujral and Shyamal and Bhumika’s collections. She was also the cover girl for the March 2022 edition of Grandeur Lifestyle magazine.
She appeared in various music videos under the label Sa Re Ga Ma including ‘O Mere Dil Ke Chain’ sung by Shahid Mallya, ‘Dil Pe Zakhm’ sung by Jubin Nautiyal and ‘Tu Laut Aa’ by Yasar Desai.
Kashika became the face of the international video game Free Fire, a multiplayer battle royale mobile game. She portrayed the character of Moko and was trained for various stunts and action sequences. In an interview, Kashika revealed how she managed to grab such an opportunity. She said that she was taking martial arts training one day when she got a call for this project. She immediately went to meet the director along with her father and her manager. She said that the director gave her the final touch on seeing her. He said,
So I was signed for the project without any audition. My director Parakram sir and his wife Bhavini, producer Raj Roy and the entire team are so passionate about their work that it inspired me to work even harder. I trained for hours and hours… the pain, sweat and blood was all worth it! ,
She signed her first Telugu film by the flick Nine Films called True Love, opposite Hrithik Soura. He has played a few roles in television shows like ‘Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya’ and ‘Adalat’. In an interview, she said that she is fascinated by the reality show and would like to be a part of it someday. He said,
I think reality TV is the best medium to connect with your audience. At the same time, I want to challenge myself and try something I’m not comfortable with. I hope someday I can do reality shows, I find them exciting.”
Kashika appeared in a music video titled ‘Tu Laut Aa’ in April 2022. Before the launch of the song, he accused his co-star, Prateek Sahajpali, from the song to edit its scenes. She claimed that Prateek paid people on the sets to reduce his screen time.
She also said that her PR team was working against her. Responding to his statements, Prateek said,
Everyone in the world knows I haven’t hired any PR in my life.”
Later, at a promotional press conference for the song, Kashika claimed that all the allegations were part of a publicity stunt. He said,
There is a lot of dispute going on between us. All I wanted to say was that it was a publicity stunt.”
While Prateek seemed uncomfortable to address the subject and tried to leave the conference midway. He said,
I am not aware of any publicity stunt.”
Facts / Trivia
- Kashika Kapoor’s birth name is Kashika Deepak Tekchandani and she is also known as Krishika.
- She is a trained Kathak dancer.
- According to Kashika, she always wanted to pursue basketball as a hobby, but never as a career, considering that she was a national level basketball player.
- In an interview, she said that becoming an actress was her childhood dream. He said,
When I was just 5 years old I told my mom that I would be an actor someday, and not just any actor but an established person who would be known for his acting. I want to do justice to every role I play and will make sure to do it. My main aim is to do what I love and win the hearts of the audience in the process.
- Reportedly, at the young age of 15, Kashika completely gave up her social life to focus on her career. She attended acting workshops, dance classes, mixed martial arts and workout sessions for a long time while continuing her studies.
- Kashika’s parents accompany her to every meeting or shoot location.
- She was offered to appear in the multilingual film Kabza starring Upendra and Sudeep; However, she declined the offer due to the huge age difference between herself and her co-star.
- On signing his Telugu debut film, he said that although it was his dream to establish himself as an actor in Bollywood, he said that it is all about nepotism and glamour. In an interview, she said,
In the north, it’s all about glamor and nepotism, but in the south, they really appreciate the cast”