Drashti Dhami

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

Drashti Dhami is an Indian presenter, dancer and television actress. She appeared in the shows Dill Mill Gayye, Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi and Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon.[1] She is the winner of the 6th season of Indian dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, along with choreographer Salman Yusuff Khan.[2]

Drashti Dhami was chosen to be the Brand Ambassador for Canvarunment Week 2011, 2013 and 2014 initiated by Hindustan Tin Works Ltd to support the cause of 'Save Our Planet'.[3] Eastern Eye placed her on its list of World's Sexiest Asian Woman (12th in 2012.[4](3rd position in 2013).[5] and (2nd position in 2014)[6] In 2014, FHM India's 100 Sexiest Women List placed Dhami in the top 10.[7] In 2014 Dhami also became brand ambassador of MATRIX India's colour brand SoColor.[8] She is of Gujarati lineage.[9]

On 21 February 2015, Drashti Dhami married Neeraj Khemka.[10][11] Now she is working in Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani on zee tv.[12]



  1. ^ "I didn’t think I could be lead: Drashti Dhami". Times of India. June 7, 2012. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ "I was in another zone, reveals Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 winner Drashti Dhami". 
  3. ^ "Drashti Dhami walks the ramp". 
  4. ^ "Priyanka Chopra named world's sexiest Asian woman". December 6, 2012. 
  5. ^ Raj Baddhan (4 December 2013). "Katrina Kaif named World’s Sexiest Asian Woman 2013". 
  6. ^ "Priyanka Chopra regains sexiest Asian crown in UK". December 4, 2014. 
  7. ^ Aisha Farooq (2 July 2014). "FHM India Sexiest Women List 2014". 
  8. ^ Screen Correspondent | Mumbai (July 25, 2014). "Drashti Dhami is MATRIX India’s brand ambassador". 
  9. ^ Amrita Mulchandani. "Link-up rumours don’t really bother me: Drashti Dhami". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 January 2015. Chirpy, Drashti Dhami exudes great energy not just on the small screen, but insists she is the same in real life too. Drashti has a strong Gujarat connect and is proud of her roots. "I am a very proud Gujarati. I have lots of relatives in Surat, but it's been quite some time since I have been there. I came to Ahmedabad as a child, but haven't visited the city for some time," she says. 
  10. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tv/Drashti-Dhami-to-tie-the-knot-on-February-21-2015/photostory/46322609.cms
  11. ^ http://ibnlive.in.com/photogallery/17930.html
  12. ^ http://www.tellychakkar.com/tv/tv-news/drashti-dhami-return-sphere-origins-show-zee-tv-anita-raj-roped-150124.html
  13. ^ "4th Boroplus Gold Awards 2011". 
  14. ^ "Meet the winners of Golden Petal Awards 201". 15 December 2013. 
  15. ^ "Drashti Dhami wins best actress award". Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  16. ^ "drashti-dhami-wins-best-actress-critics-award-at-zee-tvs-gold-awards". 

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