Aparna Shewakramani is an Indian American lawyer from Houston, Texas. She also works as a businesswoman. In August 2022, she hit the headlines after participating in the third season of the popular web series Indian Matchmaking streamed on Netflix. Earlier, she was also a part of season one of the show in 2020. In this show, a matchmaker from Mumbai named Sima Taparia arranges suitable candidates for her clients by carefully collecting the data of both.
Aparna Shewakramani was born Aparna Murli Shewakramani on Saturday, 5 January 1985 (age 37 years; as of 2022) in Houston, Texas. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. In 2007, she attained a Bachelor’s degree in Policy Studies and Anthropology at Rice University, Houston, Texas. In 2010, Aparna Shewakramani earned a Judicial degree from Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee.
Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Mahesh K Ramchandani, and her mother’s name is Jotika Ramchandani who is self-employed.
Aparna Shewakramani’s mother, Jotika Ramchandani
Aparna Shewakramani has an elder sister named Vansa Shewakramani.
Aparna Shewakramani with her elder sister, Vansa Shewakramani (right)
Aparna Shewakramani is not married.
In February 2012, Aparna Shewakramani started working with Phelps Dunbar LLP in Houston, Texas as its Attorney soon after completing her college studies. She served the organisation till February 2014. She then joined Scientific Organics in Houston, Texas as its Counsel in February 2014 and worked at the position till January 2017. In January 2017, Aparna Shewakramani began working with Lewis Brisbois as its Lawyer and served the position till May 2019. In May 2019, she started working with Insgroup, Inc. in Houston, Texas as a General Counsel and worked in role till October 2019.
In 2020, Aparna Shewakramani was one of the contestants of the popular web series Indian Matchmaking streamed on Netflix. She again participated in the third season of the show in 2022.
Aparna Shewakramani while promoting the web series Indian Matchmaking in 2022
Aparna Shewakramani published her debut non-fiction memoir titled ‘She’s Unlikeable: And Other Lies that Bring Women Down’ in 2022.
Aparna Shewakramani while promoting her book
- Aparna Shewakramani likes drinking alcoholic beverages on various occasions and events.
Aparna Shewakramani enjoying alcohol
- Aparna Shewakramani is an avid dog lover. She regularly posts pictures and videos of her pet on various social media platforms.
Aparna Shewakramani with her pet
- In 2022, in a media interview, Aparna Shewakramani blamed the matchmaker Sima Taparia for mismatching her with an unsuitable partner on the show Indian Matchmaking. She added that she underwent a poor experience while working with the matchmaker.
- During the show Indian Matchmaking, she narrated that she was an exceptional motivational speaker and often advocated the issues related to casteism, sexism, and colourism. Later, in a conversation with a media house, she stated that the web series touched the emotions of the viewers on topics related to colourism and sexism. She said,
I have seen that this show triggers strong emotions from viewers based on the topics touched upon – ranging from colorism to sexism. This is just one show and could not touch upon the breadth of the arranged marriage culture and practices of South Asians.”