Dipika Kakar (Bigg Boss 12 Winner) Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Pune
Age: 36 Years
Husband: Shoaib Ibrahim

Dipika Kakar

Other NameFaiza
Nickname(s)Dipo, Dipi
Famous RoleSimar Prem Bharadwaj in TV serial 'Sasural Simar Ka' (2011-2017)
Dipika Kakar as Simar Prem Bharadwaj in 'Sasural Simar Ka' (2011-2017)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-26-34
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 August 1986
Age (as of 2023)37 Years
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signLeo
HometownPune, Maharashtra, India
UniversityUniversity of Mumbai, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutTV: Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi (2010)
Film: Paltan (2018)
ReligionIslam (Converted from Hinduism)
HobbiesDancing, Reading, Listening to Music
Awards2015- Zee Gold Award for Most Fit Actress Female
2016- Zee Gold Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role (critics)
ControversyShe was criticised by a faction of society for keeping her marital status a secret until she got divorced.
Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsRaunak Samson (Flight Attendant)
Shoaib Ibrahim (Actor)
Marriage DateDecember, 2008 (with Raunak Samson)
22 February 2018 (with Shoaib Ibrahim)
Marriage PlaceMaudaha Tehsil, Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh (with Shoaib Ibrahim)
Husband/SpouseFirst Husband: Raunak Samson (Ex-husband, m. 2008-div. 2015)
Dipika Kakar with her ex-husband Raunak Samson
Second Husband: Shoaib Ibrahim (m. 2018-present)
Dipika Kakar with her husband Shoaib Ibrahim
ChildrenOn 21 June 2023, Dipika Kakar gave birth to a baby boy; it was a premature delivery. [1]The Times of India
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (Army Officer)
Dipika Kakar with her father
Mother- Renu Kakar
Dipika Kakar with her mother
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister(s)- 2 (Both are Elders)
Dipika Kakar with her elder sister, brother-in-law Vinod, and nephew Pranav
ActressMadhuri Dixit
Song'Saathiya Tune Kya Kiya' of film 'Love' (1991)
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 70,000/episode

Dipika KakarSome Lesser Known Facts About Dipika Kakar

  • Does Dipika Kakar smoke?: No
  • In 2007, Dipika Kakar joined the ‘Jet Airways’ as an air hostess, but she left the job after working there for three years due to some health issues.
  • After that, she joined the entertainment industry and made her acting debut in 2010 with the TV serial ‘Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi,’ in which she played the role of Lakshmi.
  • She is a trained dancer.
  • In 2015, Dipika participated in the famous dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 8.’
  • She also took part in ‘Nach Baliye Season 8’ in 2017, along with her dance partner ‘Shoaib Ibrahim’ (now her husband) and was one of the top four finalists.
  • She appeared as a guest on the set of several reality TV shows like ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 7’ (2014), ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ (2015), and ‘Bigg Boss Season 11’ (2017).
  • Dipika was also starred in the reality TV show ‘Entertainment Ki Raat Season 1’ (2017-2018) that was aired on Colors TV.

    Dipika Kakar in 'Entertainment Ki Raat Season 1'

    Dipika Kakar in ‘Entertainment Ki Raat Season 1’

  • Reportedly, the reason for Dipika’s divorce was her closeness with co-star ‘Shoaib Ibrahim’ which her husband didn’t like.
  • She is an avid dog lover.

    Dipika Kakar loves dogs

    Dipika Kakar loves dogs

  • She loves wearing long skirts.
  • To marry Shoaib, Dipika converted her religion to Islam and changed her name to “Faiza.”

    Dipika Kakar with Shoaib Ibrahim

    Dipika Kakar with Shoaib Ibrahim

  • On 30 December 2018, she was declared the winner of ‘Bigg Boss 12‘  and won the prize money of ₹30 lakh.

    Dipika Kakar, Winner Of Bigg Boss 12 in 2018

    Dipika Kakar, Winner Of Bigg Boss 12 in 2018

  • In May 2023, during her pregnancy with her first child, she announced that she had decided to quit acting and wanted to enjoy her life as a housewife and mother. She said,

    I am enjoying this phase of pregnancy and welcoming our first child. The excitement is on another level. I started working at a very young age and continued for about 10 – 15 years at a stretch. As my pregnancy journey began, I told Shoaib that I don’t want to work and want to quit acting. I want to live a life as a housewife and mother.” [2]NDTV

  • Here’s an interesting video about Dipika Kakar’s biography: