Dipika Kakar Ibrahim
|Known for||Bigg Boss, Sasural Simar Ka|
(m. 2011; div. 2015)
Shoaib Ibrahim (m. 2018)
Dipika Kakar also known by her married name Dipika Kakar Ibrahim (born 6 August 1986), is an Indian television actress. She is known for playing the role of Simar Bhardwaj in Sasural Simar Ka. She was a contestant in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8. In 2017, she participated in Nach Baliye 8 with her husband Shoaib Ibrahim. She played an extended cameo role opposite Abhinav Kohli and Nirbhay Wadhwa in Star Plus's Qayamat Ki Raat. In September 2018, Kakar participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 12 and ended up winning it on 30 December 2018.
She completed her school level from CBSE board and completed graduation degree from the University of Mumbai. After completing study she started working as an Air Hostess with Jet Airways for almost 3 years but due to some health issues, she left the job and joined the entertainment industry.
Kakar was seen in Rishta.com in a cameo appearance in 2008. She later appeared in the role of Lakshmi in the mythological show Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi, After that, she appeared in Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo as Rekha.
In 2011, she appeared in the lead role of Simar Prem Bharadwaj in Sasural Simar Ka. Dipika quit the show in 2017. She was a contestant in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8. In 2017, she was also a participant in the eighth season of dance based reality show Nach Baliye. She also appeared on the reality show Entertainment Ki Raat on Colors TV.
In 2018, Kakar played the role of Suhasini in Ekta Kapoor's Qayamat Ki Raat opposite Karishma Tanna and Vivek Dahiya. Also, Kakar participated as a celebrity contestant in Bigg Boss 12. On 30 December 2018, she was declared as the winner of the season.
|2010||Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi||Lakshmi||Debut Show|||
|2011||Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo||Rekha|||
|2011–17||Sasural Simar Ka||Simar Bharadwaj|||
|2012||Kairi — Rishta Khatta Meetha||In a week long crossover episodes|||
|2014||Beintehaa||In Eid Special episode as Aaliya's friend|||
|2014||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7||Herself||Guest|||
|2015||Shastri Sisters||Simar Bharadwaj||In a Holi Special Crossover episode|||
|2015||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Herself||Guest (to Promote Jhalak)|||
|2015||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8||Contestant||Eliminated 2nd week – 26 July 2015|||
|2015, 2016||Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur||Simar Bharadwaj||In 6 Crossover episodes|||
|2016||Balika Vadhu||In a Crossover episode|||
|2017||Nach Baliye 8||Participant||With Shoaib Ibrahim|||
|2017||Koi Laut Ke Aaya Hai||Herself||Guest Dance Appearance|||
|2017||Sajan Re Phir Jhooth Mat Bolo||Episodic Appearance|||
|2017||Bigg Boss 11||Herself||Guest|||
|2017–18||Entertainment Ki Raat||Various characters|||
|2018||Qayamat Ki Raat||Suhasini Thakur||Cameo|||
|2018||Bigg Boss 12||Contestant||Winner|||
|2018||Paltan||Capt. Prithvi Singh Dagar's fiance|
- "Dipika Kakar on changing her name to Faiza: It's a personal matter, what's in the name - Times of India".
- Shoaib Ibrahim marries Dipika Kakar, see photos and videos. The Indian Express (23 February 2018). Retrieved on 19 September 2018.
- Dipika Kakar is a ‘Bigg Boss 12’ winner, husband Shoaib Ibrahim confirms!. Dnaindia.com (12 September 2018). Retrieved on 19 September 2018.
- "Trending stories on Indian Lifestyle, Culture, Relationships, Food, Travel, Entertainment, News & New Technology News". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
- Warm birthday wishes to Sara Khan and Dipika Samson. Tellychakkar.com (6 August 2013). Retrieved on 19 September 2018.
- Jambhekar, Shruti (24 December 2012) Daily soaps are far from reality: Dipika Samson – Times of India. Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved on 19 September 2018.
- Deepika Samson from air hostess to actress. Times of India (8 November 2011).
- "Nach Baliye 8: Sasural Simar Ka couple Dipika Kakar, Shoaib Ibrahim confirm participation". The Indian Express. 11 March 2017. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
- TV star Dipika Kakar to comeback with Qayamat Ki Raat starring Monty Singh, Karishma Tanna | Free Press Journal. Freepressjournal.in (26 May 2018). Retrieved on 19 September 2018.
- "Bigg Boss 12 Winner: Dipika Kakar makes 15 heartfelt confessions about her journey on the show". The Times of India.
- "Bigg Boss 12 contestant Dipika Kakar: Biography, love life, controversies, unseen photos and videos". 18 September 2018.
- "Bigg Boss 12: Here's why Dipika Kakar's dream of becoming an international air hostess never came to life". 16 September 2018.
- "'B-Wood's not hot' says Dipika Samson". The Times of India. 21 April 2011.
- "'Devi' Dipika now cast as Laali's sister". 29 July 2010.
- "Bigg Boss 12: Here's why Dipika Kakar's dream of becoming an international air hostess never came to life". 17 September 2018.
- "Dipika Samson's marriage on the rocks". The Times of India. 4 January 2012.
- "I said yes to Entertainment Ki Raat in five seconds: Dipika Kakar". The Indian Express. 7 December 2017. Retrieved 23 January 2018.
- Dipika Kakar to return to TV post marriage, with Vivek Dahiya-Karishma Tanna starrer Qayamat Ki Raat. Bollywoodlife.com (25 May 2018). Retrieved on 19 September 2018.
- Karishma Tanna-Vivek Dahiya starrer show to be titled Qayamat Ki Raat. Bollywoodlife.com (8 May 2018). Retrieved on 19 September 2018.
- "Bigg Boss 12: Dipika Kakar to enter Salman Khan's show?". 1 September 2018.
- "Dipika Kakar: I want to rule over the Bigg Boss 12 kitchen". 17 September 2018.
- "After winning Bigg Boss 12, here's how Dipika Kakar celebrated her victory!". Times Now.
- "Sasural Simar Ka actress Dipika Kakar all set to make Bollywood debut". The Times of India. 10 February 2018.
- "Dipika Kakar on converting to Islam: I have done it and I am proud of it". Times of India. 6 March 2018.
- Team, Tellychakkar (28 February 2013). "Dipika Samson "packs dabba" for her boyfriend Shoaib Ibrahim".
- "Dipika Kakar quits Sasural Simar Ka. Who will play the next fly?". The Indian Express. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
- ""Shubh Sangam" between Kairi and Sasural Simar Ka". 14 May 2012.
- "Beintehaa's Aaliya and Zain to be joined by Rangrasiya and Sasural Simar Ka stars for Eid celebrations!". 24 July 2014.
- "In Pics: Toral Rasputra, Preetika Rao, Harshad Arora and Deepika Samson on Jhalak Dikhla Jaa-7".
- "Holi Special: Maha sangam episode of Shastri Sisters and Sasural Simar Ka". 23 February 2015.
- "Vivian, Radhika, Dipika, Shamita, Raftaar and Kavita in Comedy Nights with Kapil". 24 June 2015.
- "'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' Season 8: Dipika Samson aka Simar of 'Sasural Simar Ka' and 'Roar' Actress Nora Fatehi to Participate". Ibtimes.co.in. 12 May 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
- "Sasural Simar Ka-Swaragini 'maha-sangam': Simar to turn Swara's savior". 30 November 2015.
- "Shivratri Special: Sasural Simar Ka-Balika Vadhu 'maha-sangam'". 27 February 2016.
- "Nach Baliye 9: Sasural Simar Ka couple Dipika Kakar, Shoaib Ibrahim confirm participation". Retrieved 11 March 2017.
- "Dipika Kakar in Star Plus' Koi Laut Ke Aaya Hai". 17 April 2017.
- "Sasural Simar Ka actress Dipika Kakkar to be seen on Sajan Re Phir Jhoot Mat Bolo". 30 August 2017.
- "Bigg Boss 11, 29th October, 2017, written update: Jyoti Kumari gets evicted". 30 October 2017.
- "Dipika Kakar Replaces Madhurima Tuli In Ekta Kapoor's Qayamat Ki Raat". 25 May 2018.
- "Meet Bigg Boss 12 contestant Dipika Kakkar". 17 September 2018.
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