Sangeeta Bijlani (Actress) Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Sangeeta Bijlani

Real NameSangeeta Bijlani
ProfessionActress, Model, Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-30-32
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourLight Brown
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 July 1965 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 59 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolMount Mary Convent High School, Mumbai, India
CollegeM.M.K. College, Mumbai, India
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutFilm: Qatil (1988)
TV: Chandni (1996)
FamilyFather- Motilal BijlaniSangeeta Bijlani with her father
Mother- Poonam Bijlani (Costume Designer)
Brother- Sunil Motilal Bijlani
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesPhotography, Travelling, Workout
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorVinod Khanna
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite ColourRed
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/BoyfriendsSalman Khan (Actor, 1986-1996) Sangeet Bijlani with Salman Khan
Husband/SpouseMohammad Azharuddin (Former Cricketer and Politician, m.1996- div.2010)Sangeeta Bijlani with Mohammad Azharuddin
Marriage Date14 November 1996
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- None

Sangeeta Bijlani

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sangeeta Bijlani

  • Does Sangeeta Bijlani smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Sangeeta Bijlani drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Sangeeta Bijlani is a veteran model and Bollywood actress who was born and raised in an educated Sindhi family.
  • She used to win many beauty queen titles like Campa Princess, Bombay Harbour, Jaycees Queen and Eagle Queen since her school and college days.
  • In 1980, she won the title of Miss India in Seoul, South Korea and she also took part in Miss Universe contest where she achieved the ‘Best National Costume Award’ designed by her mother. Sangeeta Bijlani- Miss India 1980
  • At the age of just 16, she started doing modeling from ‘Dettol soap’ ad.
  • She has also featured in very popular TVC’s for brands like Nirma, Vicco Turmeric, Cadbury, Campa Cola, Graviera suitings, Fem Insto Bleach, Colgate, Pond’s Dreamflower Talc & Soap etc.

  • She got ‘Bijli’ as her nickname due to her powerful ramp walk which always had set the stage on fire.
  • She was encouraged and supported by film director Rajiv Rai towards Bollywood.
  • She started her acting career in 1988 from the movie ‘Qatil’. Qatil
  • She is a successful model but unfortunately, an unsuccessful actress.
  • She has appeared in the movies like ‘Hathyar’, ‘Tridev’, ‘Jurm’, ‘Yodha’, ‘Izzat’, ‘Gunehgar Kaun’, ‘Khoon Ka Karz’ etc.
  • Apart from acting, she also produced comedy serial ‘Hasna Mat’ with Kader Khan on Star Plus and ‘Kinarey Milte Nahi’ on Zee TV. Hasna Mat
  • In 1986, she had a 10 years long relationship with Salman Khan before her marriage with Azharuddin.
  • She was also featured in ‘Lakhani Footwear’ ad alongside Salman Khan.

  • In 1996, she got married to Indian cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin and took a divorce in 2010 due to his extramarital affairs with Indian badminton player Jwala Gutta.
  • In 1991, she worked in a Kannada movie ‘Police Mathu Daada’. Police Mathu Daada
  • In 2009, she struggled for her husband for the Lok Sabha elections, who was nominated from Moradabad.