Dipika Kakar: Everything You Need To Know About

Dipika Kakar

Dipika Kakar is a ‘Bigg Boss 12’ winner and an Indian television actress. She is best known for her role as Simar Bhardwaj in ‘Sasural Simar ka’. She took part in ‘Jhalak Dikhlaja 8’ as well as ‘Nach Baliye 8’ with her husband ‘Shoaib Theshima’. 

Dipika Kakar: Early Life

Dipika was born on August 6, 1986, to a Hindu family in Pune, Maharashtra. Renu Kakar is her mother’s name, and her dad is an Army officer. She attended school in Pune as well as graduated from the University of Mumbai. She began her career as a flight crew with Jet Airways, fulfilling her aspiration of working as an air hostess. However, because of serious health issues, she was unable to continue working as an air hostess. After leaving the airline industry, she entered the entertainment industry. Her age is 36 years.

Dipika Kakar: Physical Appearance

Dipika is 165 cm tall and weighs 55 kg. Kakar’s physical measurements are 34-26-34. Dipika’s eyes are brown.

Dipika Kakar: Marriage

Dipika married Raunak Samson in 2013. Furthermore, she divorced in 2015 after a brief relationship. Later, she dated an actor from ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ Shoaib Ibrahim, whom she married on 22 February 2018. Dipika Kakar & Shoaib Ibrahim are exceptional when particularly in comparison to all other precedents of a boundless intimate romance story. After her marriage to Shoaib, she converted to Islam and happened to change her title to Faiza.

Dipika Kakar: Career

She made her acting debut in 2010 with the Television series ‘Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi’ after a few auditions. In her first serial, she played the role of Lakshmi. After portraying Rekha Prasad in the 2011 serial ‘Agle Janm Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo’, she was cast as the central protagonist Simar Bhardwaj in the 2012 serial Sasural Simar Ka. She worked on this series for 7 years straight, earning her stardom from household to household. She debuted as a contestant on Colors TV’s dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8’ in 2015.

Following that, she appeared on ‘Nach Baliye 8’, ‘Entertainment Ki Raat’ and ‘Box Cricket League 3’. She appeared as a contestant on Colors TV’s show Bigg Boss 12 in 2018. Dipika won Bigg Boss 12 by playing the best game, leaving all the other contestants in the dust. Aside from her, cricketer S. Sreesanth came in second. Dipika was awarded the ‘Bigg Boss 12 trophy’ and a cash prize of Rs 30 lakh as the winner. During the year 2019, she played Sonakshi Rastogi in ‘Kahan Hum Kahaan Tum’. She made a cameo appearance in the 2018 Bollywood film Paltan. 

Dipika Kakar

Net Worth

Dipika Kakar’s net wealth is $0.5 million as of 2022. Her net worth was accumulated through her television roles.


  • Dipika Kakar enjoys eating Pani Puri.
  • ‘Saathiya Tune Kya Kiya’ is Kakar’s favorite song.
  • Dipika’s first husband allegedly divorced her because of her friendship with her ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ co-star Shoaib.
  • Dipika won 30 lahks as the season 12 winner of Bigg Boss.
  • Kakar enjoys watching Madhuri Dixit films.

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