Aashna Hegde is an Indian model, social media influencer, actor, and YouTuber. In September 2022, she became the first Indian content creator to make a runway debut at the New York Fashion Week as a showstopper for the Indian fashion designer Archana Kochhar.When Aashna was six years old, Pakhi Hegde, her parents got separated as her father allegedly abused her physically in a drunk state. In 2001, Pakhi shifted to Mumbai with her two daughters. Aashna Hegde – YouTube A teenage picture of Aashna Hegde.Since her school days, Aashna aspired to become an actress. After completing her schooling, she attended an acting school in Mumbai, but she left it midway. To learn the basics of shooting and direction, Aashna started working as an assistant director for a television show. Addy TV – YouTube Initially, at the age of 23, she started making lip-sync videos on Musical.ly and TikTok, and she later started making videos on YouTube. Aashna worked as a digital content creator with the NOFILTR group in Mumbai, which is a social media platform that encourages and helps young content creators to collaborate with other creators across the country.Aashna has a self-titled YouTube channel, where she posts challenge videos, travel vlogs, fashion haul videos, and make-up tutorials; the channel has more than 800k subscribers. She is part of another YouTube channel DamnFam! in which Aashna, along with her friends, posts funny challenge videos. Aashna Hegde with her silver YouTube Play Button.In June 2020, Aashna appeared in the music video Dooriyan by Zaeden on YouTube.In August 2020, Aashna was featured in the music video Befikar by Tanzeel Khan on YouTube. Poster of Aashna Hegde’s music video Befikar.In July 2021, Aashna appeared in the music video Bas Tu Dikhti Hai along with her boyfriend Aditya Kumar on YouTube. Poster of the music video Bas Tu Dikhti Hai.Aashna has a pet dog, Leo. Aashna Hegde with her pet dog Leo.Aashna addresses her mother, Pakhi, by her name. In an interview, she talked about the reason behind it and revealed that after her mother’s separation from her father, Pakhi started looking for acting opportunities in Mumbai, but the directors were not in favour of casting a single mother in their films or television shows. Pakhi, due to financial burden, opted to keep the identity of her daughters a secret. Aashna, and her sister, Khushi, often visited their mother on the sets and addressed her as a relative. Aashna Hegde – YouTube.Aashna, in June 2022, represented the Indian creator community of Instagram internationally at VidCon in Los Angeles. VidCon is an annual conference, which primarily connects fans, video creators, and online brands across the internet. Aashna Hegde represented the Indian creator community of Instagram internationally at VidCon in Los Angeles.