Alka Aashlesha is a well-known Indian television actress. She has acted in many T.V. series produced by major television channels, including the Bollywood megastar Hema Malini’s T. V. series “Mati Ki Banno”.
Alka Aashlesha hails from a musical and artistic family. She started her training in arts at a very early age. As a young music enthusiast, Alka’s first venture was learning Sitar, a musical instrument of India. Later dance, acting, and writing are the art forms that caught her interest. She studied Kathak with Pt. Durga Lal Ji, one of the greatest Kathak dancers of India. During her Kathak performing career, Alka was offered the opportunities for acting. She started to act in prime time serials made for Indian television.
Alka Aashlesha has earned a master’s degree in Hindi literature. She is a published writer and has published her poems, art-reviews, and articles related to social issues in various Indian magazines and newspapers. She was a recipient of the prestigious Laadli Media and Advertising Awards, 2012. She has written journalistic articles regularly to major newspapers Press Vani, Rajasthan, India and Hamara Nagar, Mumbai, India.
In addition to her career in acting and writing, Alka is also a fashion/costume designer. She has designed costumes for Kathak dancers all over the world and for theatrical plays.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India