Sobhita Dhulipala is an actress, model, and former beauty queen of Telugu descent. Hailing from Tenali, Andhra Pradesh, she has been in the center of the spotlight ever since she emerged as the first runner-up of the Miss India beauty pageant in 2013. In 2014, she grabbed a spot in the popular Kingfisher Calendar alongside the likes of Nicole Faria, Rochelle Rao, and Sahar Biniaz.
Thanks to the popularity she attained through her modeling gigs, she got her breakthrough in 2016 when she landed a role in the Bollywood film Raman Raghav 2.0. Since then, she has appeared in a lot of films across mainstream Indian languages like Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, and Tamil. In 2021, she starred in a Malayalam biopic titled Kurup, a film about the notorious criminal and fugitive Sukumara Kurup, where she played the love interest of the lead character. She received critical praise for her exceptional performance and there’s no doubt that she’s going to win a lot of accolades. Her other major credits are Ponniyian Selvan, Major, and Monkey Man. Here’s everything you need to know about this budding actor who’s winning hearts with her films.
Sobhita Dhulipala Biography
May 31, 1992
29 years old
Tenali, Andhra Pradesh, India
Actress, Model, Former beauty pageant titleholder
Sobhita Dhulipala was born into a Telugu family that includes father Venugopal Rao and mother Santha Kamakshi. Her father worked as a chief engineer while her mother was a school teacher. She has a younger sister named Samantha Dhulipala.
She completed her school education in Visakhapatnam where she spent most of her early life. Other than that, she has little mention about the schools she studied in her public resume. For her higher education, she moved to Mumbai, where she attended the H.R. College of Commerce and Economics at the University of Mumbai.
She currently lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Sobhita Dhulipala Love Life
Sobhita has been in a relationship with Pranav Misra, the co-founder as well as creative director of the fashion label Huemn, for several years now.
5 feet 6 inches or 168 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Rise to Fame
Sobhita’s on-screen debut came in 2016 with the movie Raman Raghav 2.0. She landed her first major role in the Malayalam movie Kurup, starring opposite Dulquer Salmaan. Her portrayal of Sharada Kurup aka Sharadamma in the film earned her a lot of appreciation from the audience and critics alike. Her other notable appearances include Ponniyian Selvan, Major, and Monkey Man.
Sobhita Dhulipala Facts
Born in Tenali, she was raised in Visakhapatnam, Andra Pradesh.
She is trained in classical dance forms like Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi.
Sobhita developed an interest in acting at a young age and moved to Mumbai in her teenage years to pursue her dreams.
In 2013, she won the Femina Miss India South 2013 pageant which earned her the right to compete in the Femina Miss Indian pageant. Apart from being a runner-up of the pageant, she also won the Miss Stylish hair, Miss Adventurous, and Miss Fashion icon, Miss Talent, Miss digital diva.
In 2014, she was featured in the Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar.
She has co-starred with big names in the industry like Anurag Kashyap, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saif Ali Khan, and Vicky Kaushal.
Sobhita has acted in web series like Made in Heaven and Bard of Blood, both premiered in 2019.