Deepika Kakkar is a famous Indian Television actress. She is famous for performing the role of Simar Prem Bharadwaj in the television series “Sasural Simar Ka” on Colors TV. She was a participant in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 8.
In the year 2017, she was participating in Nach Baliye 8 along with her present husband Shoaib Ibrahim. She performed an extended cameo role opposite Nirbhay Wadhwa and Abhinav Kohli in Star Plus Television Series Qayamat Ki Raat.
She is presently a contestant on the popular reality TV show Bigg Boss 12 on Colors. Both Deepika and Sreesanth are one of the tough competitors inside the Bigg Boss house.
Deepika is also acted in the JP Dutta’s film Paltan making her entry in Bollywood in 2018.
1.FAMILY & BORN DETAILS
Deepika Kakkar was born in Pune to an army officer and mother Renu Kakkar. She belongs to a middle-class Khatri family. She has 2 elder sisters and Deepika is Hindu by religion.
Date of Birth : 6 August 1986
Birth Place: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Father: NA( Army Officer)
Mother: Renu Kakkar
Sister: 2 (both are elder)
2. STUDY & CAREER
She finished her school from CBSE board and completed graduation degree from the University of Mumbai.
After the studies, she started working as an Air Hostess with Jet Airways for almost 3 years but because of some health problems. She quit the job and joined the entertainment industry.
Deepika Kakkar started her acting career on TV with the role of Lakshmi in the fictional show Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi. After that, she performed in Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo as Rekha.
In the year 2011, she played a lead role of Simar Prem Bharadwaj in Sasural Simar Ka. Deepika left this show in 2017. She was a participant in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8. In 2017, she was also a contestant in the season 8 of dance based reality show Nach Baliye on Star Plus. Deepika also appeared on the reality show Entertainment Ki Raat on Colors TV.
In 2018, Kakkar acted the role of Suhasini in Ekta Kapoor’s Qayamat Ki Raat in a cameo opposite Karishma Tanna and Vivek Dahiya. Deepika is a celebrity contestant in the 12th season of the Indian version of the reality TV show Big Brother, Bigg Boss.
Kakkar made her movie debut in 2018 with movie “Paltan” which is directed by J.P. Dutta’s.
University: University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Educational Qualification: Graduate
Debut on TV: Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi (mythological show)
3. PERSONAL LIFE
In 2015, she started dating Shoaib Ibrahim, her co-star from Sasural Simar Ka, and later married him on 22 February 2018 after changing to Islam and taking the name Faiza.
Real Name: Deepika Kakkar Ibrahim
Other Name: Faiza
Nickname: Dipo, Dipi
Zodiac sign: Leo
Year Active: 2010–present
Religion: Islam (Changed from Hinduism)
Hobbies: Dancing, Reading, Listening to Music
Famous Role: Simar Prem Bharadwaj in TV serial ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ on Colors TV (2011-2017)
Age: 32 years
Height: in centimeters- 165cm, 1.65m (in metre), 5’5” (in feet Inches)
Weight: in Kilograms- 55 kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements: 34-26-34
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Favorite Food: Panipuri
Actress: Madhuri Dixit
Favourite Song: “Sathiya tune kya kiya” of movie Love(1991)
Boys, Affairs & More
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Boyfriends: Raunak Samson (Flight Attendant)
Shoaib Ibrahim (Actor)
Marriage Date: December, 2008 (with Raunak Samson)
22 February 2018 (with Shoaib Ibrahim)
Marriage Destination: Maudaha Tehsil, Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh (with Shoaib Ibrahim)
Salary (approx.): ₹70,000/episode
|2018||Paltan||Supporting Role||J.P. Dutta’s.|
|2010||Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi||Lakshmi||Debut Show|
|2011||Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo||Rekha||Supporting Role|
|2011-2017||Sasural Simar Ka||Simar Prem Bharadwaj||Lead Role|
|2012||Kairi — Rishta Khatta Meetha||As a Simar Prem Bharadwaj||In a week long crossover episodes|
|2014||Beintehaa||Simar Prem Bharadwaj||In Eid Special episode as Aaliya’s friend|
|2014||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7||Herself||Guest|
|2015||Shastri Sisters||Simar Prem Bharadwaj||In a Holi Special Crossover episode|
|2015||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Herself||Guest (To Promote Jhalak)|
|2015||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8||Contestant||Eliminated 2nd week – 26 July 2015|
|2015,2016||Swaragini – Jodein Rishton Ke Sur||Simar Prem Bharadwaj||In 6 Crossover episodes|
|2016||Balika Vadhu||Simar Prem Bharadwaj||In a Crossover episode|
|2017||Nach Baliye 8||Participant||With Shoaib Ibrahim|
|2017||Koi Laut Ke Aaya Hai||Herself||Guest Dance Appearance|
|2017||Sajan Re Phir Jhoot Mat BolO||Herself||Episodic Appearance|
|2017||Bigg Boss 11||Participant||Guest|
|2017-18||Entertainment Ki Raat||Contestant||Along with Ravi Dubey|
|2018||Qayamat Ki Raat||Suhasini Thakur||Cameo|
|2018-PRESENT||Bigg Boss 12||Contestant||Entered, Day 1|
In all the role, she did a genuine and stunning performance. She is in the top list of Indian TV actress.
5. AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
- 2013- Colors Golden Petal Award under the category Bhavuk Personality.
- 2015– Zee Gold Award under the category Most Fit Actress Female.
- 2016– Zee Gold Award under the category Best Actress in a Lead Role (critics).
- 2015- Indian Telly Award, for the Best Actress.
- 2016- Colors Golden Petal Award, for the Best Actress.
6.CURRENT WORK & DETAIL
Present Work: Bigg Boss 12 (As a Contestant)
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Some Other Facts of Deepika Kakkar
- She is a dog lover.
- She loves carrying long skirts.
- To marry Shoaib, Deepika changed her religion to Islam and changed her name to “Faiza.”
- She is a well-trained dancer.
- During the free time, she prefers to listen to old songs.
Hence, that’s all about Deepika Kakkar. She is a very talented actress and also a well-trained dancer.
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