Aarti Chabbria was born in a Sindhi speaking family on November 21st, 1982. She started her career as a fashion model, and appeared in arguably hundreds of advertisements for brands including Amul, Crack Cream, Farex, Freshna, Liril etc. She started off her career as advertisement model for Farex at the age of three. Besides these, she worked in Music the albums, Nasha Hi Nasha with Sukhwinder Singh and Tera Chehra with famous pop singer and keyboard player, Adnan Sami, in the song, Ruthe Huae Ho Kyun. Aarti speaks Sindhi, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarathi and English with fluency. She also has a brother named Gurinder singh sandhu. who presently lives in United states of America.
She started her film career with the film Lajja in the year 2001, but didn’t get noticed much. But she was cast as the lead female in the film, Tumse achcha kaun hai (meaning, “who is better than you”), and so, it is still believed to be her first film. Though the film was not a hit, Vikram Bhatt signed her up for his new project, Awaara Pagal Deewana, which was released in 2002.
She worked alongside a number of top actors in Bollywood, including Govinda, Fardeen Khan, Sohail Khan, Vivek Oberoi, Tushar Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and Akshay Kumar, over a period of nearly eight years. But so far, she has not been blessed with a commercial success, that could give her a much coveted break. But many moviegoers and film reviewers believe that she is a very gifted artist, and has potential and versatility to play good character roles.
Aarti had the childhood dream to be an actor, though she does not hail from a family with any ties to film industry. Singing, playing tennis and swimming are her hobbies.