Anu Agarwal is an Indian model. She became the Bollywood actress later on. She was born in New Delhi and is popular for the leading role in the movie Aashiqui. She was born on 11th January 1969 in Malka Ganj in New Delhi. She was brought up in Chennai.
In her debut film Aashiquii, she acted opposite Rahul Roy. She appeared with Jackie Shroff in the film King Uncle. She also acted in The Cloud Door directed by Mani Kaul. After 1996, she started to act in South Indian films.
She was referred to as the Ashiqui girl. She finished her psychology degree at the Delhi University. She got gold medal for her studies.
She met with a car accident and so was out of the field for a while and then she entered again after she got better. She dated with the actor Saif Ali Khan. Her debut movie was in 1990 with Rahul Roy. Though this was a hit movie, her next two movies, Tamasha in 1992 and Khal-Nayika in 1993 did not prove well.
She acted in the Tamil Hit film Thiruda Thiruda in the year 1993 directed by Mani Rathnam. She also acted in the short film by Mani Kaul, The Cloud Door based on the erotic theme. This raised lots of controversies and was not screened again.
She also acted in Janam Kundali in 1995 and the Return of Jewel Thief in 1996 and then she was out of the spot light. She also acted in some other films such as BPL Oye! in 1994, Kanyadaan in 1995, etc.
Updated: August 24, 2011