Dipika Kakar Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Dipika Kakar Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Dipika Kakar Ibrahim (born August 6, 1986) is an Indian television actress. She is most known for her roles in Sasural Simar Ka and Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum as Simar and Sonakshi, respectively. She competed in the reality show Bigg Boss 12 and won the competition in 2018. She also took part in Nach Baliye 8.

Early years

Dipika was born in Pune, India on August 6, 1986. Kakar graduated from the University of Mumbai after finishing her school level exams administered by the Central Board of Secondary Education. After finishing her schooling, she began working as a flight attendant with Jet Airways for nearly three years. She resigned and went into the entertainment sector due of health difficulties.

Personal life:

Kakar married Raunak Samson in 2011, but the couple divorced in 2015. Then, on 22 February 2018, she married Shoaib Ibrahim, her co-star from Sasural Simar Ka, in Bhopal. She became a Muslim and changed her name to Faiza.


Kakar began her work as an Air Hostess in Mumbai for three years. Then, in 2010, she made her television debut in Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi as Lakshmi. She later played Rekha in Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo.

She played Simar Bhardwaj in Colors TV's Sasural Simar Ka from 2011 till 2017. Kakar appeared on the celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 in 2015. In 2017, she appeared alongside Shoaib Ibrahim in Star Plus' Nach Baliye 8. She then starred in Entertainment Ki Raat.
Kakar appeared on Bigg Boss 12 in October 2018. She was crowned season winner on December 30, 2018.

She played Sonakshi Rastogi opposite Karan Grover in Star Plus's Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum in 2019 and 2020.



2010Neer Bhare Tere Naina DeviLakshmi/Devi
2011Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi KijoRekha Prasad
2011–2017Sasural Simar KaSimar Bhardwaj
2015Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8Contestant
2017Nach Baliye 8Finalist
2017–2018Entertainment Ki Raat
2018Box Cricket League 3
Bigg Boss 12ContestantWinner
2019–2020Kahaan Hum Kahaan TumSonakshi Rastogi

Special appearances

2011Rishton Se Badi PrathaSimar
Bigg Boss 5
2012Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha
Kairi — Rishta Khatta Meetha
2013Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7
2015Shastri Sisters: Chaar Dil Ek Dhadkan
Comedy Nights with KapilHerself
Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke SurSimar
2016Balika Vadhu
2017Koi Laut Ke Aaya HaiHerself
Sajan Re Phir Jhooth Mat Bolo
Kundali Bhagya
Bigg Boss 11
2018Qayamat Ki RaatSuhasini Thakur
Kumkum BhagyaHerself
2019Nach Baliye 9
Kasautii Zindagii KaySonakshi
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
Yeh Hai Mohabbatein
2020Yeh Hai Chahatein
2021Sasural Simar Ka 2Simar


2018PaltanCapt. Prithvi Singh Dagar's fiancéeCameo

Music videos

2021Yaar DuaMamta Sharma
2022Jiye Toh Jiye Kaise 2.0Stebin Ben
Toota TaraNikhita Gandhi, Saaj Bhatt
Rab Ne Milayi DhadkanDevrath Sharma
Barsaat Ka MausamSaaj Bhatt
Tujhe Dekhen Meri AankhenMamta Sharma, Sameer Khan
Muskurana TeraSaaj Bhatt

Awards and nominations

2015Indian Telly AwardsBest Actress in Leading Role (Popular)Sasural Simar KaNominated
Gold Awards

Best Jodi (Popular)

With (Dheeraj Dhoopar)

Best Actor FemaleWon
Most Fit Actor FemaleWon
2019Best Actor (Female)Kahaan Hum Kahaan TumNominated
Real NameDipika Kakar
Other NameFaiza
Nickname(s)Dipo, Dipi
Famous RoleSimar Prem Bharadwaj in TV serial '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 in 2022)36 Years
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownPune, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
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)
Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateDecember, 2008 (with Raunak Samson)
22 February 2018 (with Shoaib Ibrahim)
Marriage PlaceMaudaha Tehsil, Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh (with Shoaib Ibrahim)
Husband/SpouseRaunak Samson (Ex-husband, m. 2008-div. 2015)
Shoaib Ibrahim (m. 2018-present)
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (Army Officer)
Mother- Renu Kakar
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister(s)- 2 (Both are Elders)
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodPanipuri
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite ColourRed
Favourite Song'Saathiya Tune Kya Kiya' of film 'Love' (1991)
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹70,000/episode

Some 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.
  • 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.
  • She loves wearing long skirts.
  • To marry Shoaib, Dipika converted her religion to Islam and changed her name to “Faiza.”
  • On 30 December 2018, she was declared the winner of ‘Bigg Boss 12‘  and won the prize money of ₹30 lakh.
  • Here’s an interesting video about Dipika Kakar’s biography:

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