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Deepika Singh Goyal
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Deepika Singh

(1989-07-26) 26 July 1989 (age 29)[1]
Delhi, India
Other namesSandhya
EducationMBA degree
Alma materPunjab Technical University
Years active2011–present
Known forDiya Aur Baati Hum
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Spouse(s)Rohit Raj Goyal (m. 2014)

Deepika Singh is an Indian television actress.[2]

Singh made her debut in the Star Plus series Diya Aur Baati Hum playing the role of Sandhya.Before her television debut she has worked for a Punjabi song album.[3]

Personal life

Deepika Singh was born on 26 July 1989 in Dehli into a Rajput family. She has three younger siblings (2 sisters and a brother). Deepika's sister Anamika Singh has made her big screen debut with the Bollywood flick Yeh Hai Lollipop.

Singh completed a Masters in Business Administration in Marketing[4] at Punjab Technical University.

Singh married the director of her television show Rohit Raj Goyal on 2 May 2014.[5] In January 2017, Singh announced her pregnancy news to the media and her fans.[6] In May 2017, Deepika gave birth to a baby boy.[7]


Deepika made her television debut with the hit serial Diya Aur Baati Hum as Sandhya Rathi which started from August 2011 on Star Plus.[8] The show was on air for 5 years and is one of the best longest running shows.[9] Deepika played the role of a girl who dreams of becoming an IPS officer who then gets help from her husband and mother in law. She played the role for 5 years until the show went off air in September 2016.[10] She received many awards for her role as Sandhya such as the ITA Award for Desh Ki Dhadkan - Best Actress - Popular.[11] 3 years in a row, Singh won Favourite Bahu award in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2016 she also won the Nayi Soch Award.[12]She also did a web series in 2018 called the real soulmate


Daily Soap Dramas
Year Shows Channel Character Notes
2011–16 Diya Aur Baati Hum Star Plus IPS Sandhya Suraj Rathi (née Arvind Kothari) Lead Role opposite Anas Rashid[13]
2017 Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji Cameo, (in flashbacks only)[14]
Reality Appearances
2014 Box Cricket League Sony TV Contestant Player in Delhi Dragons[15]
Special Appearances
Year Show Channel Role Notes
2011 Zindagi Ka Har Rang...Gulaal Star Plus Herself Promotion of Diya Aur Baati Hum
2012 Nach Baliye 5 To Support Neelu Vaghela and Arvind Kumar
2013 Nach Baliye 6 To Support Kanika Maheshwari and Ankur Ghai
2014 Ye Hai Mohabbatein Guest, Along with Hina Khan
2015 Tu Mera Hero Guest
2016 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Guest, Crossover Episode


Year Category Character Show Notes
Star Parivaar Awards
2012 Favourite Bahu Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won[16][17]
Favourite Naya Sadasya (Female)
Favourite International Jodi Nominated[18]
Favourite Jodi
Favourite Beti
Nayi Soch Ka Pal
Favourite Patni
2013 Favourite Bahu Won[19]
Har Ghar Ka Star (Female)
Favourite Jodi Nominated[20]
Favourite International Jodi
Favourite Hottest Jodi
Favourite Bhabhi
2014 Favourite Bahu Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won[21]
Pehel Nayi Soch Ki Won
Favourite Patni Nominated[22]
Favourite Beti
2015 Favourite Jodi
Favourite Patni
2016 Nayi Soch Award Won[12]
Favourite Jodi Nominated
Faovurite Patni
Favourite Digital Sadasya - Female
Indian Telly Awards
2012 Best Actress Popular Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
Best Fresh New Face (Female) Nominated
Best Onscreen Couple Nominated
2013 Best Onscreen Couple Nominated
Best Actress in Lead Role Won
2015 Best Onscreen Couple Nominated
Zee Gold Awards
2012 Best Gold Debut (Female) Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
2013 Best Actor (female) Nominated
Most Popular Jodi
2015 Best Actor (female)
Big Star Young Entertainer Award
2012 Superhit TV Star Female Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
Lions Gold Awards
2012 Best Jodi Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
GR8 Women Awards
2012 Best TV Actress Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
Hira Manek Awards
2012 Best TV Actress Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards India
2013 Best TV Character Female Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards
2014 Desh Ki Dhakan Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won[11]
Best Actress - Drama Nominated
BIG Entertainment Awards
2014 Most Entertaining Television Actor - Female Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Nominated

See also

List of Indian television actresses


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  2. ^ "Diya Aur Baati Hum actress Deepika Singh celebrates her birthday on the sets of the show". 26 July 2016.
  3. ^ "About Diya Aur Baati Hum". Star Plus. Retrieved 2012-05-27.
  4. ^ Shruti Jambhekar (26 December 2011). "Deepika Singh's study interests". Times of India. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Actress Deepika Singh ties the knot with director in Mumbai - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site". 2014-05-04. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  6. ^ "Good News: Bigg Boss 10 winner Deepika Singh aka Sandhya of 'Diya Aur Baati Hum' is PREGNANT!". Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Diya Aur Baati Hum actress Deepika Singh blessed with a son". Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Star Plus launches new fiction property Diya Aur Baati Hum". 29 August 2011.
  9. ^ "Diya Aur Baati Hum Completes 5 Glorious Years; It's Celebration Time On The Sets Of The Show! [PICS]". 30 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Diya Aur Baati Hum to go off-air on August 15?". Times of India. 12 June 2016. Star Plus.
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  12. ^ a b "Star Parivaar Awards 2016: Here's the complete list of winners". Daily News and Analysis. 28 April 2016. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  13. ^ "I was tired of doing 15 hours shift for Diya Aur Baati Hum everyday: Deepika Singh". Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  14. ^ "'Diya Aur Baati Hum' sequel to be titled 'Tu Sooraj Main Saanjh Piyaji'". The Times of India. 20 February 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Box Cricket League Teams: BCL 2014 Team Details With TV Actors & Names of Celebrities". Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  16. ^ "Star Parivar awards 2012: Sandhya (Deepika) got favorite bahu award". Retrieved 17 June 2012.
  17. ^ "SPA 2012: Favorite male Sadasya Arnav & female Sadasya Sandhya". Retrieved 17 June 2012.
  18. ^ "Star Parivaar Awards 2012 – Nominees". Retrieved 17 June 2012.
  19. ^ "Star Parivaar Awards 2013 winners - Oneindia Entertainment". 15 July 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2014.
  21. ^ "Star Parivaar Awards 2014: Complete List Of Winners". Filmibeat. 25 June 2014. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  22. ^ "Star Parivaar Awards 2014: The full nomination list revealed!". Bollywoodlife.