Shibani Dandekar is an Indian actress, singer, anchor, and model. She is a talented actress trying her luck in Bollywood movies. She came to the limelight after hosting different TV shows like the Indian Premier League, AXN’s Men 2.0, and a few others. Shibani starred in movies such as Sultan, Shaandaar, and Roy. Besides her acting, she has been given a number of items to dance in the movies. Moreover. she has shared the screen with stars, Salman Khan, Shahid Kapoor, and Ranbir Kapoor.
Shibani started out as a TV host working in the American television industry. After returning to India, she continued to work as a host and has hosted several shows including After Hours, Let’s Design, and Stage. Since 2011, she has been affiliated with the IPL, co-hosting the show Extra Innings. She has also starred in Bollywood films such as Roy, Sultan, and Noor, to name a few.
Shibani Dandekar Bio/Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Shibani Dandekar|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Profession||Actress, VJ, Singer, Model|
|Debut Movie||Timepass (2014)|
|Shibani Dandekar Height||In Centimetre- 168 cm|
In Metre- 1.68 m
In Feet- 5’6”
|Weight||In Kilogram- 50 kg |
In Pound- 110 lbs
|Date Of Birth||27 August 1981|
|Shibani Dandekar Age (2022)||41 Years|
|Birthplace||Pune, Maharashtra, India|
|Home town||Pune, Maharashtra, India|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Dancing, Singing, Yoga|
|Affairs/Boyfriend||Keith Sequeira (Model)|
Farhan Akhtar (Actor)
|Shibani Dandekar Husband||Farhan Akhtar |
Shibani is going to marry her boyfriend Farhan Akhtar on 21 February 2022.
|Parents||Father- Shashidhar Dandekar|
Mother- Sulabha Dandekar
|Sibling||Sister- Apeksha Dandekar, Anusha Dandekar|
|Net worth (2021)||N/A|
|Charges Per Movie||N/A|
Family, Early Life, and Education
Shibani was born as the second daughter of a Maharashtrian family. She has two siblings, Anusha Dandekar, an actress-singer working in Bollywood, and Apeksha Dandekar. Shibani along with her sisters formed a music band named D-Major. Shibani grew up in London, Australia, and Africa for the majority of her childhood. In 2001, she moved to New York City, US, and began working on American television.
It is reported that Shibani Dandekar is soon going to marry actor Farhan Akhtar.
Shibani Dandekar Career
In 2014, Shibani made her film debut in the Marathi film ‘Timepass’, featuring in a song called “Hi Poli Saajuk”. Thereafter, she did various supporting roles in films like ‘Roy’, ‘Shaandaar’, ‘Sultan’, and ‘Noor’.
In 2001, she debuted on television hosting the show, Namaste America. Over the years, she has hosted a number of TV shows both in the domestic and international arena. Her television credits include V Desi, Asian Variety Show, After Hours, Men 2.0, Let’s Design, India’s Sexiest Bachelor, India’s Glam Diva, IPL Extra Innings, and The Stage.
She hosted several events as well as modeled for brands including Maxim Hot 100, Nike, Rolls Royce, Puma, Mercedes, Toyota, Horlicks, HSBC, Spice Mobile, JBL, MTV Coke Studio, Nivea and the Sony Launch of the tribute to Michael Jackson ‘This Is It’. She appeared in TV commercials for brands like Close Up and Sunsilk.
Some Facts About Shibani Dandekar
- Shibani spent most of her childhood in Australia and she moved to New York and started her career in 2001 by hosting 3 national TV shows, Namaste America, V-Desi, and Asian Variety Show.
- She is an expert in Western & Indian styles of singing and dancing.
- In 2012, she participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5, but only managed to achieve the 7th position.
From 2011-2015, she co-hosted IPL.
- Her item song in the 2014 Marathi film Timepass became hugely popular.
- She and her 2 sisters live in India, but their parents live in Syndey, Australia.
- She is very concerned about her fitness and often pays a visit to the gym.
- Shibani loves to play with dogs.