Akansha Ranjan Kapoor is a Hindu model, a public social figure. She is commonly known for being the closest buddy of the Bollywood star, Alia Bhatt, and is also recognized for her dating allegations with the cricket player KL Rahul. Akansha relates to the Hindi family. Her father, Shashi Ranjan, is an FTII writer and producer, and author of GR8 Magazine. Her mother, Anu Ranjan, was the founder of the Indian Entertainment Academy.
She has an elderly sister, Anushka Ranjan, who is an actor. After finishing her school education, Akansha did receive an acting diploma from Whistling Woods and then took a one-year course at the ITA School of Visual Arts. She began her career as a model and started working for various designers, such as Manish Malhotra, Vikram Phadnis, and Neeta Lulla.