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Disha Patani
Disha Patani grace the launch of Arth restaurant (01) (cropped).jpg
Patani in 2018
Born (1992-06-13)13 June 1992 or (1995-07-27)27 July 1995[1][2] (26 or 22)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress, model

Disha Patani is an Indian actress. She began her career with the Telugu film Loafer (2015), opposite Varun Tej, and followed it with the Hindi sports film M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), starring Sushant Singh Rajput which was her rise to fame. Patani has also appeared in the music video "Befikra" with Tiger Shroff and an advertisement for Cadbury.


Patani debuted with a Telugu film, Loafer alongside Varun Tej in 2015.[3] She played the role of Mouni, a girl who runs from home to escape a forced marriage.[4] Directed by Puri Jagannadh and produced by C. Kalyan under C.K. Entertainment, the film was made on a budget of 200 million and performed poorly at the box office with a lifetime collection of 106 million.[5] In the following year, Disha appeared in a music video, Befikra along with Tiger Shroff which was produced by Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar under T-Series and composed by Meet Bros. Written and directed by Meet Bros, the singer, Aditi Singh Sharma lent her voice.[6]

Patani found her commercial break with Neeraj Pandey's M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, a biographical sports film based on the life story of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the former captain of the Indian Cricket Team along with Sushant Singh Rajput and Kiara Advani.[7] She played the role of Priyanka Jha, the girlfriend of Mahendra Singh Dhoni who died in a car accident. Directed by Neeraj Pandey and produced by Fox Star Studios, the film was released on 30 September 2016 and was a massive hit with the collections of 2.16 Billion emerging to be the highest-grossing film for both Sushant Singh Rajput and Disha.[8] Her performance was widely accepted. In her review, Renuka Vyavahare of Times of India reviewed, "the performance of Disha in the film deserves a special mention as her performance tugs at your heartstrings."[9] In addition, she also starred in Jackie Chan's Kung Fu Yoga, along with Sonu Sood.[10]

Patani then acted in Baaghi 2 along with Tiger Shroff, a sequel to 2016 hit Baaghi also starring Tiger Shroff along with Shraddha Kapoor. Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and directed by Ahmed Khan, the film was released on 30 March 2018 worldwide and grossed approximately 243 crore.[11]


Patani in 2017
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Director Language Notes
2015 Loafer Mouni Puri Jagannadh Telugu
2016 M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story Priyanka Jha Neeraj Pandey Hindi
2017 Kung Fu Yoga Asmita Stanley Tong Trilingual
Chinese, English, Hindi
Indo-Chinese Film
2018 Welcome to New York as Herself Chakri Toleti Hindi Cameo appearance
Baaghi 2 Neha Ahmed Khan Hindi

Music videos

Year Title Co-Actor(s) Singer Director
2016 "Befikra" Tiger Shroff Meet Bros, Aditi Singh Sharma Meet Bros

Awards and nominations

Year Film Award Category Result Ref.
2017 M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story BIG Zee Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Female Won [12]
Most Entertaining Actor in a Drama Film – Female Nominated [13]
Star Screen Awards Best Female Debut Won [14]
Stardust Awards Best Acting Debut (Female) Won [15]
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Female Debut Won [16]
Best Supporting Actress Nominated [17]
Films of India Online Awards Best Debut – Actress Nominated [18]


  1. ^ "Is Disha Patani lying about her age?". The Times of India. TNN. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  2. ^ The Hitlist Team (19 July 2016). "Is Tiger Shroff's rumoured girlfriend Disha Patani 'faking' her age?". Mid Day. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  3. ^ "Varun Tej - Puri Jagannadh film titled 'Loafer'". IndiaGlitz. 21 June 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  4. ^ "Loafer Review". Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  5. ^ "Loafer reaches Half-Way Mark". 27 December 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  6. ^ [1] Befikra
  7. ^ Sonil Dedhia (16 January 2017). "Disha Patani to play MS Dhoni's ex-girlfriend". Times of India. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  8. ^ "Box Office: Worldwide Collections and Day wise breakup of M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story". Bollywood Hungama. 1 October 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  9. ^ "MS Dhoni: The Untold Story Movie Review". Times of India. 25 October 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  10. ^ 功夫瑜伽 Douban | Kungfu Yoga
  11. ^ "'Baaghi 2' worldwide box-office collection: Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani's film on an impressive run - Times of India ►". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-07-10. 
  12. ^ Urmimala Banerjee (19 August 2017). "Big Zee Entertainment Awards 2017 winners list: Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sushant Singh Rajput are the big winners of the night". Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  13. ^ "Big ZEE Entertainment Awards: Nominations list". BizAsia | Media, Entertainment, Showbiz, Events and Music. 22 July 2017. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  14. ^ "Disha Patani Announced Most Promising Newcomer Female At The Screen Awards!". 6 December 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  15. ^ Aarti Iyengar (20 December 2016). "Stardust Awards 2016 FULL winners list: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan win BIG". Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  16. ^ "IIFA Awards 2017 | Shahid Kapoor to Disha Patani: Here's the complete list of winners!". DNA. 16 July 2017. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  17. ^ Sukriti Gumber (30 May 2017). "Here Is The Full List Of Nominations For IIFA 2017". MissMalini. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  18. ^ "FOI Online Awards". FOI Online Awards. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 

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