Drashti Dhami ProfileDrashti Dhami is a famous Indian television actress and model. She made her debut with the music video, "Saiyan Dil Mein Aana Re". She came into limelight with her bubbly character of Dr. Muskaan Chadda from the show Dill Mill Gayye and of Geet in the show Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi. Drashti dhami was in the lead for the first time in the show Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi as Geet, it was a turning point in her career. Currently, she is potraying the most loved character of Madhu in colors TV popular show Madhubala -Ek Ishq Ek Junoon post leap.
BiographyDrashti Dhami was born on 10 January 1985 in Mumbai, India. She comes from a conservative Gujarati family and is the only girl in the family. She completed her schooling at St. Immaculate Girl's High School in Borivali after which she opted for a degree in Sociology from Mithibai College, Mumbai. Drashti is very much keen on acting in films. The very beautiful Drashti Dhami is the first TV actress in recent times to have crossed the mark of one lakh (100K) followers on popular social networking site "Twitter". The curly haired beauty has also managed to beat her male leads Gurmeet Chaudhary and Vivian D'sena by huge numbers with them having 47.1K and 59.5K followers respectively.
CareerDrashti Dhami has done many advertisements and was known for her modelling before she forayed into the television industry. She made her debut with the music video by Harry Anand. She was also seen in a Punjabi music video 'Nachle Soniye Tu' and in the remix version of 'Humko Aaj Kal Hai Intezar'. She made a cameo in the music video, 'Teri Meri Nazar Ki Dori'. Having been a dance instructor earlier in life, Drashti also excels in the field of Bollywood dance. Before her debut in Dill Mill Gayye, she has also done commercials for Colgate (toothpaste) with Saif Ali Khan, Lion Honey, Pulimoottil SILKS, Vasan Eye care, RKS Grand (Shopping Mall), Amul, VIP Bags and jewellery. She came into limelight with her bubbly character of Dr. Muskaan Chadda from show Dill Mill Gayye and of Geet in the show Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi.
Personal ProfileBirth Name : Drashti Dhami
Birthday(D.O.B): 10 January 1985
Age : 29 years
Brother : Jaysheel shami
Sister-in-law : Suhasi dhami
Zodiac sign : Capricorn
Height : 5'5"
Caste/Religion : Gujrati
Debut : Saiya dil me aana re....music video
Occupation : Model, Actress
Current Show : Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon
FamilyDrashti Dhami was born and brought up in a Gujarati family. She presently lives in Andheri east Mumbai with her Parents, elder brother Jaysheel Dhami and sister-in-law Suhasi Dhami who is also a television actress, played the role of Abha in the show Yahaan Mein Ghar Ghar Kheli. Jaysheel and Suhasi participated in nach baliye 5. She is the only girl in her family. Drashti is very close to her mother, who also accompanied her at various events. Everyone in her family is very conservative and possessive. When she got the offer to dance in a music video, she had to seek permission from 10 different family members. Finally her family's support made her a big star today.
Boyfriend/MarriageAccording to the sources, Drashti Dhami was dating a NRI Bussinessmen Neeraj Khemka and they were about to tie the knot, but things went wrong and they soon decided to call off their relationship. But reports revealed that Drashti and Neeraj are still in a relationship. Their marriage has been a matter of great speculation now. Numerous possible dates have been tossed in the air but the much awaited nuptial is yet to take place. If reports are to be believed then couple is ready to tie the knot on 22nd February 2014.
Education/QualificationDrashti has completed her schooling from Mary Immaculate Girl's High School, Borivili (West). She later did a degree in sociology from Mithibai College in Vile Parle, Mumbai.
Madhubala/Madhu in Madhubala- Ek Ishq Ek JunoonDrashti Dhami was playing female lead Madhubala in the popular daily soap Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon but post leap Drashti is seen playing the role of Madhu. Madhu is the daughter of Madhubala and Rk. She is a simple girl who loves talking. She has played the diverse characters in the same show but she does not relate to either of them.
Drashti Dhami and Vivian DsenaDrashti and Vivian Dsena were seen playing the lead couple of the pouplar daily soap Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon before leap. They were together on the show for almost 1 year and their chemistry was very much popular amongst the viewers.
Drashti dhami in Jhalak Dikhla JaaDrashti dhami emerged as the winner of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 6. She defeated one of the best dancer Lauren Gottlieb into the finals.
Brand Ambassador of CanvironmentDrashti Dhami was chosen to be the brand ambassador for Canvironment Week 2011 initiated by Hindustan Tin Works Ltd to support the cause of 'Save Our Planet'.Drashti Dhami, who was judge at CanCussion 2011 at SRCC (Shri Ram College of Commerce)and Brand Ambassador of Canvironment Week, was very excited at that time about that.
Madhubala- Ek Ishq Ek Ek Junoon wins the Best New TV Show Award. Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon is highly popular amongst the viewers and it also has recently won the 'Best New TV Show Award' in the Colors' People's Choice Awards. Drashti Dhami has put in an impressive performance as Madhubala in the show and her chemistry with vivian Dsena is loved and praised by all. their beautiful chemistry gave the show immense popularity.
SerialsDrashti dhami started her career with music video. She debuted in the star one serial "Dil mil gaye" and played the role of Dr. Muskaan Chaddha opposite Dr. Rahul (Mayank Anand). she also played the role of geet in the hit Star One show Geet hui sabse parayi,opposite Maan Singh Khurana(Gurmeet Choudhary). Geet Hui Sabse Parayi which has made Drashti Dhami gain attention over the year. Other than these daily soaps Drashti Dhami has appeared in the show "Big Money" aired on NDTV Imagine during 2010. And currently she is potraying the character of Madhubala in colors TV most popular show Madhubala -Ek Ishq Ek Junoon.
Drashti Dhami idea of marriageDrashti Dhami idea of marriage is lots of love with lots of responsibilities. It's a huge commitment. And her idea of an ideal marriage would be Monday to Friday with mummy and Saturday Sunday with hubby!
Drashti Dhami won Lokpriya Naya SadasyaDrashti Dhami won the most Lokpriya Naya Sadasya at Colors Golden Petal Awards 2012. For the fist time she hosted Golden Petal awards 2012, her co-anchor was Manish Paul. This show amazed the audiance as they saw the very well choregraphed and extremely romantic dance of Madhu(Drashti)and her onscreen husband RK(Vivian Dsena).
Dr.Muskaan in Dil Mil gayeeshe has played the role of fun loving and lively Dr. Muskan in the show Dill Mill Gayee. Drashti loves her Muskaan role very much because it is very similar to her real life characteristics. She is fun-loving, chirpy and a happy go lucky person by nature and wants to stay herself forever like Dr. Muskaan. She does not follow any rules of others and loves to live on her own terms.
Geet in Geet Hui Sabse ParaiShe got her big break with STAR One's Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi, where she plays the protagonist of the show, opposite Gurmeet Choudhary as 'Maan Singh Khurana'. The role brought her both recognition and popularity. Geet is a happy, lively, fun loving girl who hails from a small town in Punjab. She belongs to a close-knit, traditionalist family which upholds honor, respect and dignity above all else.
Drashti Dhami in Nachle Ve with Saroj Khanshe was seen in Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan. In Nachle Ve, she gave a dazzling performance on "Jalebi Bai" where her moves and expressions were really very beautiful. she won the first round of Nachle Ve and went to semi final.
In final round of Nachle Ve, she did excellent job and was declared winner of Nachle Ve episode on NDTV Imagine , 6th Dec 2011.
FavouritesFavorite ice-cream flavor : Mint chocolate chip from Baskin Robins
Favorite colour : White
Favorite Tv actor : Karan Singh Grover
Favorite Smell : Mud when it rains.
Hey they won the celebrated jodi awards -they lookes very excited but it was a stressful event last night - it got over at 1.30 and Guru and Drashti were in the last act - they looked fab... For more info Click here