Ritu Shivpuri was born in 1975 to veteran acting couple Om Shiv Puri and Sudha Shiv Puri. Her father had acted in many of the successful assignments including Don, Sholay, Namak Haram, Koshish etc., and her mother got highly noticed as longest living character Baa in Kyonki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Her brother
runs a production house and works behind the lens.
Ritu Shivpuri got her first breakthrough in Aankhen opposite Govinda in 1993. Thereafter she was recognized as Laal Dupatte Wali Ladki. She also appeared in another flick Hum Sab Chor Hain which had the famous track Sanwali Saloni Teri Jheel Si Aankhen. After many assignments done by her, she still didn’t get acclaimed and got off the record.
In 2006, she was seen in an episode of Movers and Shakers, a talk show hosted by
. Apparently she also got selected to work in a TV serial, but quitted that due to long and hectic schedule of 18 hours of working.
She is married to a business tycoon Hari Venkat and became Jewelry designer. She is blessed with 2 kids including 1 daughter and 1 son. She is planning to return on TV and will announce officially on getting any assignment to work on.