Drashti Dhami Biography

About Drashti Dhami

Drashti Dhami is an Indian Actress and Model. She was voted the most desirable woman on Indian TV for her enthralling looks and magnificent beauty. 

She made her debut with the TV Show Dill Mill Gayye with Karan Singh Grover, Jennifer Winget, and Shilpa Anand in the lead roles.

Drashti’s performance as ‘Geet Handa’ in the super hit serial Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi alongside Gurmeet Chaudhary was a landmark in her career as she was highly appreciated for her role and was regarded as one of the best TV actresses at that time.

Besides being an actor, she is a fashion diva of the TV industry known for her elegant and lavish dressing style.

She has also featured in Hotstar’s historical drama ‘The Empire’ starring Shabana Azmi, Kunal Kapoor, and Dino Morea in the leads.  

Biography of  Drashti Dhami 

Name: Drashti Dhami 

Nickname: Drashti

Known For: Played the titular role of ‘Madhubala Rishabh Kundra’ in the hit show Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon and Winner of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6

Date of Birth of Drashti Dhami: 10 January 1985   

Age of Drashti Dhami: 36 years (as of 2021)  

Height of Drashti Dhami: 165cm, 1.65m, 5’ ft 5’’ in 

Weight of Drashti Dhami: 54 Kg (119 lbs)

Body Measurements of Drashti Dhami: 34-24-35

Hometown of Drashti Dhami: Mumbai, Maharashtra 

Currently Living: Mumbai, Maharashtra 

Eye Colour: Brown  

Hair Colour: Black

Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Capricorn

Hobbies: Dancing

Known Languages: Hindi and English

Religion: Hinduism

Profession: Model and Actor

Favourite Actors: Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, and Ranbir Kapoor

Favourite Actress: Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Priyanka Chopra, and Anushka Sharma

Favourite Food: Chocolate, Cakes, and Khaakra 

Favourite Movie: Rockstar

Net Worth of Drashti Dhami: $6 Million (approx.)

Marital Status: Married – Neeraj Khemka ( in 2015) 

Children: 0

Nationality: Indian  

Interesting Facts about Drashti Dhami

1. Drashti belongs to a conservative Gujarati family and her family is quite possessive regarding her as she is their only girl child. 

2. She holds a degree in Sociology from Mithibai College in Mumbai.

3. She marked her debut in the industry through the music video ‘Saiyyan Dil Mein Aana Re’, her other notable videos are  ‘Humko Aaj Kal Hai’, and ‘Teri Meri Nazar Ki Dori’.

4. She has also appeared in various advertisements for famous brands like Lion Honey, Pulimoottil Silks, Amul Chevrolet, and Colgate featuring alongside Saif Ali Khan.

5. She is also a trained dancer and contested in the very popular dance reality TV show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6, she won the competition alongside her choreographer Salman Yusuff Khan.

6. She is an avid traveller and whenever gets a couple of days off from her shoots visits various places.

7. In her illustrious career, she acted in various shows like Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani, Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil, and Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka.  

8.  For her outstanding performances in TV shows, she has received the Gold Awards for the Most Celebrated Jodi with Gurmeet Choudhary, Indian Telly Awards for Best Jodi with Vivian Dsena and Star Guild Awards for Best Actress in a Drama Series.

9. She is the sister-in-law of model and TV actress Suhasi Dhami, who is married to her brother Jaisheel Dhami.

10. For her spot-on fashion sense and ravishing looks, she was ranked 2nd in the list of ‘Television’s Top 10 Actresses’, she also appeared in the Eastern Eye’s list of  ‘50 Sexiest Asian Women’ and was ranked 8th in the list of ‘35 Hottest Actresses in Indian Television.

Controversies about Drashti Dhami

1. Drashti Dhami, was chosen by the makers of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 8 to host the show along with the co-host Ranvir Shorey but had to leave the show mid-way due to her inability to complement her co-host and also lacked spontaneity. However, later on, it was also revealed that she took an ample amount of time to get ready and had a lot of tantrums.

2. In a chat show, Drashti revealed that she would never like to work with actor Vivian Dsena due to his arrogance and superiority complex. Though both had earlier worked together in the hit TV show Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon where their on-screen chemistry was highly praised but in reality, both had a great deal of animosity between them.

Affairs/Boyfriends of Drashti Dhami

1. Gurmeet Choudhary  (Rumoured) – Drashti and Gurmeet were known for their superb on-screen chemistry on the show “Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi” and were supposed to be dating in real life. Finally, the bubble was broken by Drashti who said that whosoever has made such assumptions are completely wrong and baseless.

2. Neeraj Khemka – Drashti has always believed in love at first sight, and the same happened when she met Neeraj and an instant connection was formed between them and soon they converted this connection into the bond of marriage.  

TV Serials of Drashti Dhami

Dill Mill Gayye

Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi

Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6

Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani

Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil

Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka

The Empire (Hotstar Special)

Awards Won By Drashti Dhami

Golden Petal Award for Best Debutant 2012

Indian Telly Award for Best Onscreen Couple 2013

Start Guild Award for Best Actress in Drama 2014

Zee Rishtey Award for Favorite Beti 2015

Family of Drashti Dhami

Brother: Jaysheel Dhami

Sister In-Law: Suhasi Dhami 

Social Media Profiles of Drashti Dhami

Facebook: DrashtiDhamiKhemka

Instagram: @dhamidrashti

Twitter: @drashti10

Education/Qualification of Drashti Dhami

School: Mary Immaculate Girls High School, Borivali

College: Mithibai College Mumbai

Qualifications: Degree in Sociology 

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