Sobhita Dhulipala

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Sobhita Dhulipala
Sobhita Dhulipala at Kaalakaandi press conference.jpg
Dhulipala at an event for in Kaalakaandi in 2018
OccupationActress, model
Years active2012–present
Beauty pageant titleholder
Miss Earth India 2013

Sobhita Dhulipala is an Indian actress and model. She placed second at the Femina Miss India 2013 pageant and represented the country at Miss Earth 2013.[1]

Dhulipala made her acting debut in Anurag Kashyap's thriller film Raman Raghav 2.0 (2016) and she went on to star in the Telugu spy film Goodachari (2018) and the Amazon Video drama series Made in Heaven (2019).[2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

Sobhita Dhulipala was born in Tenali, Andhra Pradesh, India in a Telugu Brahmin family.[4][5] She was raised in Visakhapatnam.[6] She moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in film and further her academics at H.R. College of Commerce and Economics in University of Mumbai. She is also a trained classical dancer in Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi.[7]


Pond's Femina Miss India (2013)[edit]

Adjudged the winner of Femina Miss India South 2013, a zonal pageant of Femina Miss India, she attained an auto-entry into the top 23 of the 50th year of Femina Miss India. She was also awarded Miss Stylish hair, Miss Adventurous and Miss Fashion icon, Miss talent, Miss digital diva. subsequently, she was adjudged Femina Miss India 2013. She also featured in Kingfisher Calendar 2014.[8]

Acting career (2016–present)[edit]

She made her film debut with Anurag Kashyap's Raman Raghav 2.0 in 2016.[9] and also signed a three-film deal with Kashyap's production company Phantom Films in July 2016.[10][11] The film premiered at the Director's Fortnight at Cannes Film festival 2016, where she was nominated by critics for best supporting performance. In early August 2016, she signed two films, Kaalakaandi directed by Akshat Verma and Chef directed by Raja Menon, both starring opposite Saif Ali Khan.[12][13] In early September 2016, she signed her first Telugu film starring Adivi Sesh.[14]

She also starred as one of the leads in the Amazon Prime original series Made In Heaven.[15]

Dhulipala will make her debut in Malayalam cinema with the Geetu Mohandas directorial-feature Moothon alongside Nivin Pauly.[16][17] She will also be featured in the Dulquer Salmaan starrer Kurup.[18]

Other work[edit]

Having featured in the hugely popular Kingfisher Calendar for the year 2014, she made entry into the Indian fashion industry featuring in reputed fashion magazines and walked the runway at major fashion weeks.

She was announced the brand ambassador of Kalanjali, a South Indian textile giant for the years 2014–2016.


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Notes
2016 Raman Raghav 2.0 Smrutika Naidu Hindi
2017 Chef Vinnie Hindi
2018 Kaalakaandi Tara Hindi
Goodachari Sameera Rao / Sameera Sheikh Telugu
2019 Made in Heaven Tara Khanna English / Hindi Web series
Moothon dagger Rosy Malayalam / Hindi
The Body dagger Hindi
Bard of Blood dagger Hindi Netflix Series[19]
Kurup Malayalam Filming[20]


  1. ^ "Miss "India Diaries: I planted 30 saplings on World Environment Day, says Sobhita!".
  2. ^ "Anurag Kashyap is all praises for 'Raman Raghav 2.0' actress Sobhita Dhulipala". 26 June 2016.
  3. ^ "'Made in Heaven' trailer: Big fat weddings and secrets in Amazon Prime Original series". Scroll. 14 February 2019.
  4. ^ "No "matter where I am, I will be a Telugu ammayi, who craves pappu-annam: Sobhita Dhulipala".
  5. ^ "I "embody the spirit of Vizag: Sobhita Dhulipala".
  6. ^ "Sobhita "Dhulipala's journey: From Vizag to Bollywood".
  7. ^ "I want to try everything, says Raman Raghav 2.0 actor Sobhita Dhulipala". 26 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Sobhita "Dhulipala-Kingfsher Calendar".
  9. ^ "Sobhita’s "dream debut in 'Raman Raghav 2.0'"".
  10. ^ "Anurag "Kashyap's faith in me valuable: Sobhita Dhulipala".
  11. ^ "Raman Raghav 2.0 actor Sobhita Dhulipala and Phantom Films sign three-film deal". India Today. 13 July 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  12. ^ "Sobhita "Dhulipala bags her next Bollywood project".
  13. ^ "Saif's finally found his close buddy".
  14. ^ "Sobhita "Dhulipala all set for a T'town debut".
  15. ^ DelhiApril 4, Indo-Asian News Service New; April 4, Indo-Asian News Service New; Ist, Indo-Asian News Service New. "Made In Heaven's Sobhita Dhulipala aka Tara becomes breakout star of IMDb". India Today. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  16. ^ "TIFF 2019: Anurag Kashyap, Nivin Pauly, Sobhita Dhulipala attend world premiere of Moothon- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 12 September 2019. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  17. ^ "Was blown away by 'Moothon' script: Sobhita Dhulipala". The New Indian Express. 19 August 2019. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  18. ^ "Sobhita Dhulipala joins Kurup". Deccan Chronicle. 18 September 2019. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  19. ^ "Bard of Blood, Good Omens, Sacred Games 2 and more awaits you in 2019!".
  20. ^ "Dulquer Salmaan and Sobhita Dhulipala come together for Malayalam film Kurup". Retrieved 16 September 2019.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Prachi Mishra
Miss Earth India
Succeeded by
Alankrita Sahai