Dipika Kakar Biography, Family, Husband, Age, Height, TV Shows, Facts

Dipika Kakar

Dipika Kakar is an Indian television actress who is known for her starring role as Simar Prem Bharadwaj in Sasural Simar Ka as well as for appearing as a contestant in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 8. In 2019, she began playing Sonakshi Rastogi in the romantic drama opera, Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum.

Dipika Kakar Biography

Dipika Kakar was born on the 6th of August 1986, in Pune, Maharashtra, India.¬†She’s currently 36 years old.

Birth NameDipika Kakar
Other NameFaiza
Date of BirthAugust 6, 1986
Place of BirthPune, Maharashtra, India
Age36 years old
Sun SignLeo
ProfessionActress, Model
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India

Family and Education

Speaking about her family and childhood, very limited information is available on the web. Details about her father are unknown. Her mother is Renu Kakar. She has two sisters.

Dipika attended Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1 in Dehu Road, Pune.

Dipika Kakar Husband

Dipika Kakar married her co-star Shoaib Ibrahim at a private ceremony in Maudha Tehsil, Hamirpur on February 22, 2018. The couple fell in love on the sets of Sasural Simar Ka and dated for years before getting married.

She was previously married to Raunak Samson, a commercial pilot in 2013. The couple divorced in January 2015 citing irrevocable differences after being together for two years.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 6 inches
Centimeters – 167 cm
Meters – 1.67 m
WeightKilograms – 53 kg
Pounds – 117 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Body Measurements35-27-36
Body ShapeHourglass
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size8 (US)
Dress Size6 (US)
Distinctive Features Curvaceous Body

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Dipika made her big-screen debut with the 2018 action war film Paltan, portraying the character of Capt. Prithvi Singh Dagar’s fiance.

Television Debut

Dipika Kakar made her television debut playing Lakshmi in the religious drama serial Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi in 2010.

Famous For

Having played the lead role of Simar Prem Bharadwaj in the popular daily soap, Sasural Simar Ka from 2011 to 2017.

Having appeared in the Indian reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8, Nach Baliye 8 and Bigg Boss 11.

Dipika Kakar Favorites

  • TV Show – Dekh Bhai Dekh
  • Comedy Show – Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain
  • Actress – Madhuri Dixit
  • Food – Cheeni Parantha
  • Hobbies – Dancing, Reading

Dipika Kakar Net Worth

She is one of the highest-paid actresses in the Hindi television industry making Rs 70 lakh upwards per episode. Her net worth is not publicly available right now.

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Dipika Kakar Facts

Dipika converted to Islam and changed her name to Faiza post-wedding.

After graduation, she worked as an Air Hostess for over years and later quit the job due to health issues.

She got her big break in television space in 2010 when she was offered to play the role of Lakshmi in the mythological show Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi. Thereafter, there’s no turning back for his beautiful actress.

Dipika Kakar appeared on the 8th season of the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Ja, but got eliminated from the show in the 2nd week itself.

In 2017, Dipika competed on the Star Plus dance show, Nach Baliye 8, and finished as the 3rd runner-up in the show.

In 2017, she guest appeared on the popular reality show, Bigg Boss 11.

Dipika Kakar has won  Boroplus Gold Awards twice in her acting career in 2015 and 2016 for Most Fit Actress Female and Best Actress in a lead role (critics). respectively.

In November 2017, she launched her own clothing line, Sitara, which was named after her mother-in-law.

She has a pet dog named Cuddle.

After her marriage to Shoaib Ibrahim, she converted to Islam and changed her name to Faiza.