The beautiful and talented Drashti Dhami is an Indian model, actress, and dancer who works in the Hindi television industry. She was ranked amongst the top 10 “Sexiest Asian Women”, six consecutive years and even ranked ahead of Bollywood actresses like Katrina kaif and deepika padukone on the list.
Drashti dhami was born on 10th January 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. As Capricorns has Saturn as their ruling planet, she was bound to be ambitious, conservative, determined, practical and helpful. Currently she is 33 years old (as of June 2018).
Drashti Dhami’s height is around 5 feet 5 inches. She has black hair and beautiful brown eyes. She weighs 55 kg with body measurements of 34-24-35.
Drashti did her schooling from “Mary Immaculate Girl’s High School”, Borivali West,Mumbai. For her graduation she attended the “Mithibai College of Arts”, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai. In college she has opted for a bachelor’s of arts (B.A.) degree with “sociology” as her subjects of specialisation.
Jaisheel Dhami is Drashti’s elder brother. He is an IT engineer by profession. He tried his hand on the small screen as well. He debuted the television industry with a minute role on Star Plus daily soap opera titled “Sapnon Se Bhare Naina”.
He participated in popular dance reality show “Nach Baliye season-5” with his wife and actress “Suhasi Goradia Dhami”.The pair stood third Runner-up on the show.
Drashti Dhami Sister – in – law “Suhasi Goradia Dhami” is one of the most popular faces of the Indian Television industry and is popularly known for her role as “Aabha” of “Yahaan Main Ghar Ghar Khelii”.
Suhasi got married to her childhood friend “Jaysheel Dhami” on 28th December 2007.they have been seeing each other since their college days and were college sweethearts.
Drashti and suhasi were also childhood friends. Today they are each other’s biggest critics and supporters and talk to each other before making important professional decisions.
Drashti tied the marital knot with her long-time boyfriend, “Neeraj Khemka” on February 21, 2015. The two had a Hindu wedding ceremony at the lavish “Sun N Sand Hotel”, in Mumbai.
She with her best friend, “Sanaya Irani”, gave a rocking dance performance at the sangeet ceremony. Her another best friend “Nakuul Mehta” and his wife also gave a salsa dance performance at the event. The couple chosed beautiful Bali as their honeymoon destination.
“Neeraj Khemka” is a NRI businessman, who is now settled in Mumbai. He also attended “Mithibai College, Mumbai”.
In her first debut TV show as a lead “Geet-Huyi Sabse Parayi” on STAR ONE channel, Drashti Dhami earned about INR 35,000 per episode. She hiked her fee when she was signed on for COLORS TV channel’s “Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon”. Initially it was about INR 60,000 but after co-actor and male lead “Vivian DSena” got a hike the actress increased the fees to Rs 80,000 – Rs 85,000 thousand per episode.
For her show, “Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani” on ZEE TV, the actress has quoted around INR 1 lakh per episode. Thus came in the ranks of highest paid television celebrities.
Drashti Dhami was chosen for MATRIX India’s first ever ambassador for its hair color brand “SoColor”.
Drashti is also a very popular in social media personality. She has 1.4 million followers on Instagram as of May 2018.
Drashti dhami along with her best friend “Sanaya Irani” and “Nia Sharma” are the few TV actresses who had surpassed many Bollywood actresses and constantly ranked in top 10 position in the “Sexiest Asian Women annual poll” conducted by UK-based weekly newspaper “Eastern Eye”:
|2012||Priyanka chopra(1st )||Drashti dhami (12th )|
|2013||Katrina kaif(1st )||Drashti dhami (3rd )|
|2014||Priyanka chopra(1st )||Drashti dhami(2nd )|
|2015||Priyanka chopra(1st )||Drashti dhami(3rd )|
|2016||Deepika Padukone(1st )||Drashti dhami (4th )|
|2017||Priyanka chopra(1st )||Drashti dhami (6th )|
2) DRASHTI DHAMI PROFESSIONAL CAREER, MOVIES, TV SHOWS, ADS, MUSIC VIDEOS, MADHUBALA, GEET, JHALAK DIKHHLA JAA, GURMEET CHAUDHARY, VIVIAN DSENA, NAKUUL MEHTA :
CAREER: DRASHTI DHAMI ADS LIST:
1. drashti dhami Reliance ad:
2. drashti dhami Pulimoottil Silks Ad
3. drashti dhami Sree Kumaran Thangamaligai ad
4. drashti dhami La Beauty Soap ad with nakuul mehta
5. drashti dhami Chandana Grand telugu ad
6. drashti dhami Davanam Jewellerrs ad
7. Dhristi Dhami and Karan Wahi in a Chevy ad
8. Drashti Dhami – VIP Bag’s commercials
9. drashti dhami Colgate Toothpaste ad with saif ali khan
10. drashti dhami Ponds Ad – Googly Woogly Woosh
11. Tyoharo Ki Taiyaari | Godrej No.1 ad | Drashti Dhami | Ragini Khanna | Ekta Kaul
12. drashti dhami Reliance Mobile Blog TV Ad
13. Drashti dhami swachh bharat mission ad
14. drashti dhami RKS GRAND shopping mall ad
15. drashti dhami Amul masti ad
16. drashti dhami Lion Kashmir honey-tamil ad
17. drashti dhami solo Lion Kashmir Honey ad
DRASHTI DHAMI IN MUSIC VIDEOS:
1. Song: “Saiyyan Dil Mein Aana Re” by “Harry Anand” she was seen along with “Tanushree Dutta” (who later became a Bollywood film actress), in this remix song video.
2. Song: Humko Aaj Kal Hai Intezaar
Singer: Sarnali Bhowmik, Bappi Lahiri, Rahul B. Seth
Music Director: Bappi Lahiri
3. Song: Teri Meri Nazar Ki Dori
Singer: Sonali Vajpayee
Composer: Hardip Sidhu
4. Song – Nachle Soniye Tu (punjabi song)
Artist – Shael Oswal
Album – I Love Rock N Roll
DRASHTI DHAMI TV SERIALS, REALITY SHOWS, WEB SERIES AND LATEST TV SHOWS:
Drashti dhami started her TV career with star one’s medical drama “Dill Mill Gayye”. She played the role of “Dr. Muskaan”, an intern in “Sanjeevani hospital”, in season one (2007-2009) of the serial.
Though “Karan Singh Grover” and “Jennifer Winget” are in the lead role, drashti’s powerful performance didn’t get unnoticed.
She got the lead role of “Geet” in star one’s channel another soap opera “Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi” in 2010. She was paired opposite “Gurmeet Chaudhary”, who played the role of “Maan”. The show was aired from 5 April 2010 – 14 December 2011 and the pair of “Geet-Maan” became very popular among the viewer’s and they loved “Drashti-Gurmeet” chemistry in the serial.
She won the “Most Celebrated Jodi award” (shared with Gurmeet Choudhary) at the “4th Zee Gold Awards” in 2011 for “Geet-Maan” Jodi.
Then she played the lead role of “Madhubala” on on Colors TV’s hit television series “Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon”, which aired from 28 May 2012 – 9 August 2014.
She was paired opposite “Vivian Dsena”, who played the role of “Rishabh Kundra”, a Bollywood superstar and drashti’s husband in the serial. The show was a hit and the lead cast of “Drashti and Vivian” has gained immense popularity among Indian viewers.
For “Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon”, she won the “Best Jodi award” (shared with Vivian Dsena) in 2013 at the “Indian Telly Awards” and “Golden Petal Awards”. She also won “Best Actress in a Drama Series” at the 2014 “Star Guild Awards” and “Best Actress – Critics” at the 2014 “Zee Gold Awards” for her role as “Madhubala”.
After ‘Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon’ (2012-14), the actress took a six-month break for her wedding arrangements before returning to the small screen.
She then bagged another hit TV serial “Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani” on ZEE TV. She played the role of “Rani Gayatri Devi” in season one (2015-16) of the serial. The show is a love story of Rani Gayatri (Drashti Dhami) and Ranaji (Siddhant Karnick). From season two onwards actress “Eisha Singh” played the role of “rani gayatri”.
She then appeared as the female lead on Ekta Kapoor’s romantic daily soap “Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil”, about two heartbroken souls who starts a new life in Austria.
Drashti played the role of “Naina” opposite “Arjun Bijlani”, who played the role of her husband “Raghav Mehra”. The serial was loosely based on Shah Rukh Khan’s 1997 film, “Pardes” as well as Manju Kapur’s 2008 novel “The Immigrant”.
Drashti dhami’s latest serial is “Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka”, which just started from 4th of June 2018. The serial touches the issue of domestic violence against women. She played the role of “Nandini Thakur” wife of “Rajdeep Thakur”,played by “Abhinav Shukla”.
Drashti participated in the 6th season of popular dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa”, which aired from June 1 – September 14, 2013.
She was the celebrity partner to dancer/choreographer “Salman Yusuff Khan”. They performed 21 dances together on the show and despite low total points of 580 than the runner up pair “Lauren & Punit (618)”,they ended up being the winner of the “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6)”.
She was also part of 5 episodes Indian comedy sitcom web series titled “I Don’t Watch TV”. The show was produced by her friend “Nakuul Mehta” and was streamd on Arré YouTube channel.
3) DRASHTI DHAMI OTHER DETAILS, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND LIKES:
|DOB||10th January 1985|
|Age||33 years old (as of 2018)|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Surat , Gujrat|
|Current city||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Schooling||Mary Immaculate Girl’s High School, Borivli West, Mumbai|
|Graduation||Mithibai College of Arts, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai|
|Profession||TV actress , Model|
|Earnings/net worth||INR 1 lakh/episode|
|Family||Sister-in-law: suhasi dhami
Brother –jaisheel dhami
|Marital status||Married to businessman “Neeraj Khemka” on On 21st February 2015|
|Best friends||Sanaya Irani and Nakul Mehta.|
|Favourite food||Gujrati cuisines, chocolates|
|Favourite actor||Ranbir kapoor|
|Favourite actress||Anushka sharma,deepika padukone|
|Favourite films||Rockstar, jab we met|
|Favourite TV serials||Jhaalak dikhhla jaa, bigg boss|