Drashti Dhami

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Drashti Dhami
Drashti Dhami at the Launch of TV serial 'Madhubala' (2).jpg
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress, Model
Years active 2007—present
Spouse(s) Neeraj Khemka

Drashti Dhami is an actress, model and dancer. She is recognized for her roles in the shows Dill Mill Gayye, Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi, Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon and Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani.[1] She currently essays the role of Kangana in Iss Jahan Mein Kis Jagaa Hain.


Drashti Dhami began her career in modeling with print and television advertisements before debuting in the entertainment industry with her appearance in the music video for "Saiyyan Dil Mein Aana Re".

Her first role was in the Star One show Dill Mill Gayye, where she portrayed Dr. Muskaan. She then appeared as the female lead on the Star One show Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi.

Drashti Dhami also made a brief appearance through her dance performance for the show Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha. She is also the winner of the 6th season of Indian dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa alongside choreographer Salman Yusuff Khan.[2]

She then played the female lead in the Colours TV serial Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon. In Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani on Zee TV she played Rani Gayatri Devi.

Personal life[edit]

On 21 February 2015, Drashti Dhami married businessman Neeraj Khemka.[3][4]


Year TV Show Role Co-Star Language TV Channel
2008–2009 Dil Mill Gayye Muskaan Chadda Hindi Star One Supporting Role
2010-2011 Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi Geet Handa/Geet Maan Singh Khuranna Hindi Star One Main Female Lead
2012-2014 Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon Madhubala Rishabh Kundra Hindi Colors Main Female Lead
2012 Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha Herself Hindi Colors Performer
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 Contestant Hindi Colors Winner
2015-2016 Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani Gayatri Hindi Zee TV Main Lead
2015 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 Herself Hindi Colors Guest for teen ka tadka week opposite Sanaya Irani


Year Award Show Category Result
2011 Zee Gold Awards Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi Most Celebrated Jodi (shared with Gurmeet Choudhary)[5] Won
2013 Indian Telly Awards Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon Best Actress in a Lead Role Nominated
Best Jodi (shared with Vivian Dsena) Won
2014 Star Guild Awards Best Actress in a Drama Series[6] Won
Zee Gold Awards Best Actress - Critics[7] Won


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