Smriti Zubin Irani (Malhotra, born 23 March 1976) is an Indian politician and former model, television actress and producer. She represents the Bharatiya Janata Party and is the incumbent Minister of Human Resource Development of Government of India.
Smriti was born in Delhi. She is one quarter Punjabi, Maharastrian, Bengali and Assamese respectively and the eldest amongst three sisters. She has been a "part of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) from childhood" as her grandfather was an RSS swayamsevak and her mother a member of Jana Sangh.