Born 27th August 1980, Shibani Dandekar is a famous TV personality. She is an actress, model, and singer. Though she was a television personality, she came into limelight when Bollywood director and actor Farhan Akhtar proposed her. She has hosted several popular shows like IPL and AXN’s Men 2.0. The diva is followed by over 1.3 million on Instagram. Do you want to know more about her? If yes, then scroll below.
Early Life and Career
Shibani Dandekar was born into a Maharashtrian family to Sulabha and Shahdhar Dandekar. She has two sisters, Apeksha and Anusha Dandekar. Along with her sisters, Shibani has formed a music band to which they have named as D-major. Also read about, Kanika Mann, Anjali Pichai.
She was born in Pune but grew in London. Most of her childhood days were spent in Australia, Africa, and London. It was in 2001, she shifted to New York and began her career. Shibani has hosted several television shows including Asian Variety Show, V desi, and Namaste America. As a host, she also introduced several Bollywood biggies to American people and also hosted a show An Evening with Shahrukh Khan in Atlantic City. Her parents live in Australia, but Shibani and her sister’s lives in India.
She is also a dancer and participated in dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Ja. Unfortunately, she got evicted early from the show. After she returned to India, Shibani continued working as a host and also tried her luck in modeling. She has been the host for popular events organized by Puma, Horlicks, MTV Coke Studio, Toyota, and more. She has also anchored lifestyle shows Men 2.0 on AXN and India’s Glam Diva. Shibani Dandekar has also hosted the show Extraaa Innings T-20 that was broadcasted on Sony Max Television during the IPL matches.
Besides anchoring, Shibani also did a dance number in a Marathi movie Timepass. She also portrayed the role of Zoya in the movie Roy that starred Ranbir Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez in lead roles. She acted in Sultan Movie as a TV Anchor and was seen in the guest’s appearance in the movie Naam Shabana. In 2017, she participated in Khatron Ke Khiladi.
Shibani Dandekar is dating B-town actor and director Farhan Akhtar. The two are madly in love and are growing strong. It is rumored that the duo would tie the knot in 2020. Earlier she dated Keith Sequeira, a model. But the duo called it splits very soon. Farhan Akhtar divorced Adhuna Bhabani Akhtar after staying 17 years together. Farhan and Shibani met in 2015. She was the contestant of a show that was hosted by Farhan Akhtar.
Shibani Dandekar Wiki & Biography
- Name: Shibani Dandekar
- DOB: 27th August 1980
- Birthplace: Pune
- Debut: In 2014 from the film Timepass
- TV Debut in 2001 from Namaste America
- Profession: Singer, Model, VJ, and actress
- Mother: Sulabha Dandekar
- Father: Shashidhar Dandekar
- Siblings: Apeksha and Anusha Dandekar
- Marital Status: Unmarried
- Boyfriend: Keith Sequeira (ex-boyfriend)
- Farhan Akhtar (dating)
- Likes: Travelling and Dancing
- Favorite Actor: SRK and Salman Khan
- Favorite Actress: Madhuri Dixit
- Favorite Food: Burger, Pizza, and Seafood
- Favorite Destination: NewYork and London
- Instagram: @ShibaniDandekar
- Facebook: @ShibaniDandekar
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