Name- Shibani Dandekar
Date of Birth- 27 August 1980
Age- 40 years(as in 2020)
Mother- Sulabha Dandekar
Father- Shashidhar Dandekar
Sister– Apeksha Dandekar and Anusha Dandekar
Marital Status/Marriage- Unmarried
Height- 5’5 approx.
Net Worth- N/A
Shibani Dandekar Biography
Shibani Dandekar is an Indian actress, singer, model, anchor and tv personality. She began her career working as a television anchor with American show. Later, she returned to India and began hosting popular shows and events. Besides anchoring and modeling, she has been part of several movies as well. The actress rose to fame after she co-hosted worldwide popular IPL for 5 years. She is one of the fashion icons of the entertainment industry and loves to share amazing pictures and videos from her daily life on her social media account. This multi-talented actress is a treat to watch and is dating actor Farhan Akhtar. Soon the couple is even planning to tie the knot. Let’s now have a brief look about her family, career, facts and more.
Shibani Dandekar Family
She was born in Pune, Maharashtra but has spent majority of her childhood in London. Her father name is Shashidhar Dandekar and mother name is Sulabha Dandekar. She has two sisters named Apeksha Dandekar (elder) and Anusha Dandekar (younger) who is also an actress and VJ. Both of her sisters are also celebrity personalities and this popular trio have formed a singing band together named D-Major.
Shibani Dandekar Boyfriend
She is dating Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar. They are one of the popular couples of industry whose social media PDA always grabs attention. The much loved couple first met on the sets of show “I Can Do That” which was hosted by Farhan Akhtar and Shibani was a contestant in that show. Though the rumors of their relationship started post the show when Shibani posted a picture of herself, holding someone’s hand whose back was at the camera. Later, Farhan shared the same picture and confirmed his relationship.
Since then to this very time, they share lots of amazing pics together which one can see on social media. The couple are rumored to get married soon. However, before dating Farhan, Shibani was rumored to be dating actor Keith Sequeira but it ended after sometime.
Shibani Dandekar Career
She has always been fascinated by the glamor world since her childhood. In 2001, she moved to New York and started her career as a host with American television shows named Namaste America, V Desi and the Asian Variety Show. In these shows, she introduced Bollywood celebs to American audience. Other than this, she has also hosted “An Evening with Shahrukh Khan in Atlantic City”.
Later, she shifted to India to make her career in Indian Bollywood industry. In 2012, she participated in dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa as contestant. Then, she started working as television host, while venturing into modeling world as well. Not many people know this, but Shibani is also a singer and has formed a music band with her sisters titled D-Major. The actress has hosted many big events of popular brands including Maxim Hot 100, Nike, Rolls Royce, Puma, Mercedes, Toyota, and the Sony Launch of the tribute to Michael Jackson ‘This is It’.
Eventually, she became household name after she co-hosted Indian Premier League. Post this, she got immense popularity and became one of the known anchors of Indian industry. Not just this, but Shibani has also worked in several Bollywood movies like Sultan, Shaandar, Roy, and more. With her dedication and immense hard work, she has successfully made a name for herself in the industry and is ruling the hearts of audience with her beauty and talents.
Some Lesser Known and Interesting Facts About Her
Here are some interesting facts about beauty Shibani, have a look:
- She is a model, singer, VJ, host and actress by profession.
- The actress has spent most of her childhood in Australia and later moved to New York. She then started her career by hosting 3 TV shows named Namaste America, V-Desi and Asian Variety Show in 2001.
- She, along with her two sisters have formed their own band named D-Major. Both her sisters are also celebrities and are doing good in their respective fields.
- Shibani has hosted number of television shows or concerts and is known to be one of the best VJs of India. She has even hosted an event with superstar Shahrukh Khan.
- In 2012, she participated in dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa as popular contestants.
- This multi-talented beauty has also featured in several big Bollywood movies including Roy, Sultan, Shaandar, Naam Shabana, Bhavesh Joshi Superstar and more.
- Along with movies, she has featured in a popular dance number “Hi Poli Sajuk Tupatli” from movie Timepass. Her performance in the song was appreciated by everyone but specially the Marathi audiences.
- She is very much concerned about her fitness and always visits gym to stay fit.
- In 2019, she hosted the 11th season of Indian Premier League and 2019 ICC World Cup as well.
Actor- Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan
Actress- Madhuri Dixit
Food- Cake, Sea Food, Burger and Pizza
Holiday Destinations- New York, Sydney, and London
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