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Hometown: Pune, Maharashtra
Age: 38 Years
Religion: Zoroastrianism

Vahbiz Dorabjee

Bio/Wiki
Other nameVahbbiz
Full nameVahbiz Jehangir Dorabjee
Nickname(s)Vabhz, Vahbzu, Sweetu
Profession(s)Actor, Fashion Blogger, Entrepreneur, YouTuber, Model
Famous RolePanchi Dobriyal in Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani (2010)
Vahbiz Dorabjee in Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani (2010)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)38-30-36
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Career
DebutTV: Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani (2010) as Panchi Dobriyal
Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani's poster
Web Series: Kashmakash: Kya Sahi Kya Galat (2020) on Hungama Play as Indu
Vahbiz Dorabjee on the poster of Kashmakash Kya Sahi Kya Galat
Awards• Trendsetter Award - Entertainment and Television category by Times Applaud (January 2024)
Vahbiz posing for a photo with her Trendsetter Award
• IBA Award (November 2023)
Dorabjee with her IBA Award
• Dadasaheb Phalke Indian Television Award (2023)
Vahbiz with her Dadasaheb Phalke Indian Television Award
• Universal India Award - Best Fashion Blogger category (2022)
Vahbiz with her mother after winning the Universal India Award
• Women Iconza Award - Best Fashion Blogger and Actress category (2022)
Vahbiz with her Women Iconza Award
• Times Food Award by Bombay Times (2017)
Vahbiz Dorabjee receiving the Times Food Award
• Inspiring Woman of the Year Award and a certificate of appreciation at the Nirbhaya Nari Shakti Awards (2017)
Vahbiz Dorabjee's certificate of appreciation
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 November 1985 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2023)38 Years
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownPune, Maharashtra
SchoolShe did her schooling in Pune.
College/UniversityNowrosjee Wadia College, Pune
Educational QualificationBA with Economics as a specialisation [1]YouTube – SHIRAZ KHAN SHOW
ReligionZoroastrianism
EthnicityParsi
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
An Instagram post uploaded by Vahbiz Dorabjee
HobbiesWriting, Dancing
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/BoyfriendsVivian Dsena (actor)
Vivian Dsena with Vahbiz
Vipul Roy (rumoured; actor, entrepreneur) [2]India News
Vipul Roy with Vahbiz Dorabjee
Pankit Thakker (rumoured; actor) [3]The Indian Express
Pankit Thakker with Vahbiz Dorabjee
Family
Husband/SpouseVivian Dsena (actor) (m.7 January 2013 - div.18 December 2021)
Vahbiz with Vivian Dsena
ParentsFather- Jehangir N. Dorabjee (businessman)
Mother- Firoza Dorabjee (businesswoman)

Note: Parents' image in Siblings' section.
SiblingsBrother- Daniel Dorabajee (fitness enthusiast, entrepreneur)
Sister- None
Vahbiz Dorabjee's family
Favourites
Lipstick ShadeRed
ColourBlack, Pink, Red
Actress(es)Vidya Balan, Konkona Sen, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt
BeverageCoffee
Clothing BrandsGuess, Zara, Forever New
Street FoodPani Puri
FoodHomemade food
Sea FoodPrawns
PerfumesRicci Ricci Women by Nina Ricci Eau De
Quotes“Live n Let Live,” “Kuch To Log Kahenge, Logon Ka Kaam Hai Kehna”
Fashion DesignerManish Malhotra
ShowsJhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Bigg Boss, Koffee With Karan
Holi SongBalam Pichkari from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
Holiday DestinationGoa, Bangkok, London
Style Quotient
Bike CollectionHonda Africa Twin 1200
A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee with her bike
Car CollectionHonda Civic
Vahbiz standing in front of her Honda Civic

Vahbiz Dorabjee

 Some Lesser Known Facts About Vahbiz Dorabjee

  • Vahbiz Dorabjee studied at a school in Pune that followed the American syllabus.

    A childhood picture of Vahbiz Dorabjee

    A childhood picture of Vahbiz Dorabjee

  • She took part in many extracurricular activities, such as dancing, in school.

    A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee taken while she was in school

    A photo of Vahbiz Dorabjee taken while she was in school

  • Vahbiz has been involved in writing since her school days. She also used to play basketball during that time.

    A photo of a piece of work written by Vahbiz during her school days

    A photo of a piece of work written by Vahbiz during her school days

  • Vahbiz started her career as a model in Pune when she was in college.
  • She has participated in numerous ramp walks and beauty contests; she came second in the Miss Pune competition and won the contest organised by Blender’s Pride.

    Dorabjee on the cover page of a magazine during her early modelling years

    Dorabjee on the cover page of a magazine during her early modelling years

  • When she was in college, she was approached by a Mumbai-based modelling agency. Vahbiz moved to Mumbai after the completion of her formal education.
  • In an interview, Dorabjee claimed that she used to go to Mumbai from Pune to audition for TV commercials. Thereafter, she was featured on magazine covers like Home Maker and Enlighten India.

    A photo of Vahbiz on Enlighten India's cover page

    A photo of Vahbiz on Enlighten India’s cover page

  • She gained fame as a model after appearing in a Samsung ad. Her images were displayed widely across India.
  • Her character Panchi Dobriyal, in the show Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani, was liked a lot by the audience. She also received a Best Supporting Role award for it. However, Vahbiz left the show in 2011. In an interview, she said,

    I’ve been shooting for almost one and a half year now and it has been very stressful. I wanted a break. Furthermore, I was not happy with my track in the show and told my creative team that I wanted to quit.”

    Dorabjee in a still from the serial Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani

    Dorabjee in a still from the serial Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani

  • She came to the attention of the producers of the show after the Samsung advertisement.
  • While giving an interview, Dorabjee said that she did not want to pursue a career in acting, but she entered into the entertainment industry as modelling was not generating enough opportunities.
  • She is a trained Kathak dancer. During her school years, Vahbiz Dorabjee underwent Kathak training for five years. She took part in numerous dancing events and won many awards.
  • Vahbiz was seen in the 2013 StarPlus show Saraswatichandra.

    Vahbiz Dorabjee (second from right) on the sets of Saraswatichandra with her co-actresses

    Vahbiz Dorabjee (second from right) on the sets of Saraswatichandra with her co-actresses

  • She appeared as a character named Vishkamini in the show Savitri – Ek Prem Kahani, which aired on Life OK.
  • In 2016, Vahbiz appeared in the Life OK TV series “Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant,” essaying the character Maggi.
  • Dorabjee alleged that she was a victim of domestic violence after filing for divorce from Vivian Dsena. [4]India News
  • In 2017, Vahbiz and Pankit Thakker founded an event-planning firm in Mumbai, specializing in organizing high-end events for luxury brands.
  • In the same year, Vahbiz was asked to serve as a guest judge at the Mr & Miss Delhi NCR beauty pageant.

    A poster of Mr & Miss Delhi NCR

    A poster of Mr & Miss Delhi NCR

  • In 2017, rumours of Vahbiz dating actor Pankit Thakker and his involvement in her separation from Vivian were circulating. Pankit’s wife, Prachi, denied the reports in an interview and said,

    My husband has no hands in Vahbiz-Vivian’s divorce. I know my man and if he had to eye another woman, our marriage wouldn’t have lasted 17 years. I do not want to comment on Vahbiz, but it is really disturbing to read such stories.” [5]The Indian Express

  • The divorce of Vivian and Vahbiz was finalized in December 2021, four years after filing in 2017. [6]The Indian Express Vahbiz talked about her separation and said,

    I am going through a failed relationship. It is painful, but you just have to take everything in your stride and have a positive attitude. That’s a challenge, but negativity can sink into you only if you let it.” [7]Hindustan Times

  • She started a YouTube business talk show called Showbiz with Vahbiz with actor and entrepreneur Pankit Thakker in 2018.
  • On 31 October 2019, Vahbiz started a YouTube channel named Say It Loud with Vahbiz. On it, she has posted many fashion and travel-related videos.

    Vahbiz on the sets of Showbiz with Vahbiz

    Vahbiz on the sets of Showbiz with Vahbiz

  • In 2019, Vahbiz Dorabjee reportedly asked for Rs. 2 crore in alimony from Vivian Dsena. In April of the same year, she took to social media to deny these claims and urged people to stop harassing her online. [8]Voice For Men
  • Vahbiz allegedly cheated on Vivian with actor Vipul Roy, leading to the end of their relationship. Vahbiz and Vipul denied the allegations and claimed to be good friends. [9]India TV News
  • Vahbiz Dorabjee was appointed as a designated partner at Dorabjee’s Wellness on 1 September 2020.
  • She appeared as Shabana in Hiccups and Hookups, a 2021 web series.
  • In the same year, a media outlet published altered images of Vahbiz, claiming she had regained weight. Later, Vahbiz took to social media to deny the allegations.

    Vahbiz's Instagram post on the fake pictures that a media house circulated in 2021

    Vahbiz’s Instagram post on the fake pictures that a media house circulated in 2021

  • She also has an Instagram account on which she often uploads beauty and fashion-related content. As of 2024, she has more than 1.1 million followers on Instagram and 2.5 million followers on Facebook.
  • In 2010, Vahhbiz gained weight as a result of hyperthyroidism and diabetes. She managed to shed 10 kg through functional training. Following her separation from Vivian in 2016, she faced online criticism for regaining weight. However, she successfully lost 15 kg through intermittent fasting (fasting for 16 hours) combined with exercise. During a media interaction, she said,

    I have been struggling with my health since ages now. I always keep on trying something or the other as I have gone through lots of ups and downs and through a lot of havoc in my body. I did Yoga for a while, then I did gymming also for sometime, but I got bored because of the same routine. I then decided to take up dancing and I love it.”

    Vahbiz Dorabjee before and after weight loss picture

    Vahbiz Dorabjee before and after weight loss picture

  • Dorabjee has often expressed her wish to take part in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, a celebrity dance reality TV show.
  • She has a strong faith in Sai Baba. In an interview, she revealed that she always wears a Sai Baba ring and gets uneasy whenever she forgets to wear it. She said,

    My Sai Baba ring too, as I always wear it and whenever I forget to wear it, I feel that something wrong will happen and my day won’t be good.”

  • She likes to travel a lot and has been to many places.

    A photo of Vahbiz in Greece

    A photo of Vahbiz in Greece

  • Vahbiz visits clubs frequently.

    Vahbiz Dorabjee's photo taken in a club

    Vahbiz Dorabjee’s photo taken in a club

  • Vahbiz does not consume alcohol or tobacco. She talked about it, in an interview, and said,

    I don’t like boozing, smoking, or any other thing for that matter. I know it’s hard for people to believe, but that’s one myth people have about me.”

  • She loves animals and has many cats and dogs as pets.

    A picture of Vahbiz with her pets

    A picture of Vahbiz with her pets

  • The Royal Heritage Mall on NIBM Road in Pune is owned by her parents.

    Vahbiz Dorabjee with her family during the opening ceremony of The Royale Heritage Mall

    Vahbiz Dorabjee with her family during the opening ceremony of The Royale Heritage Mall

  • Vahbiz Dorabjee’s mother is a former Miss Pune.
  • As per Vahbiz, her father, Jehangir, had asked her to join his construction business and take over its functioning.
  • If Vahbiz Dorabjee hadn’t pursued a career in acting and modelling, she would have chosen to become a fashion designer.
  • She has also taken part in the Box Cricket League (BCL), representing the Chennai Swaggers.

    Vahbiz Dorabjee with the team members of the Chennai Swaggers

    Vahbiz Dorabjee with the team members of the Chennai Swaggers