Dalljiet Kaur (born 15 November 1982) is an Indian television actress primarily known for her portrayals of Niyati in Kulvaddhu, Anjali in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? and Manjiri in Kaala Teeka. She participated and became the winner of Nach Baliye with Shalin Bhanot. In 2019, she participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13.[1]

Dalljiet Kaur
Kaur in 2020
Daljeet Kaur

(1982-11-15) 15 November 1982 (age 41)
Years active2004–present
  • (m. 2009; div. 2015)
Nikhil Patel
(m. 2023)

Early life edit

Kaur was born on 15 November 1982 in Ludhiana.[2][3] She comes from a family of army background.[4] Her father is a retired Colonel and her two elder sisters are in the defence services, as Indian Army officers.[5]

Career edit

In 2004, she won the title of Miss Pune, as well as being a finalist in a number of other pageants including, Miss Navy, Miss Mumbai and Miss Maharashtra Queen.[5] She made her television début in the Zee TV drama, Manshaa, and this was followed by appearances in C.I.D., Aahat and Raat Hone Ko Hai.[6] In 2005, she appeared in the show in a cameo role in Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai. Her first role as a protagonist in a drama was in Kulvaddhu as Niyati, a young girl from a royal Jodhpur family.[5]

Following the abrupt ending of Kulvaddhu,[7] Daljeet went on to play Shikha in Chhoona Hai Aasmaan.[8] She also appeared in Star Plus show Santaan from 2007 to 2009.

In 2008, she participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye in the fourth season and became the winner with ex-husband Shalin Bhanot.[9] In 2011 she played Anjali in Star Plus' show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?.[10] She later appeared in other shows like Saath Nibhaana Saathiya (2012), Sasural Simar Ka & Rangrasiya (2013).

Kaur made her comeback to television with Colors TV's Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur where she played Janki.[11] She later did an episodic appearance in Life OK's Savdhaan India. From 2015 to 2017, she played one of the leads in Zee TV's Kaala Teeka.

In 2017, she portrayed Aadishakti in Maa Shakti. In 2018, she played one of the supporting leads in Star Plus show Qayamat Ki Raat.[12] She later appeared in Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka and Vikram Betaal Ki Rahasya Gatha

In 2019, she essayed the role of antagonist Antara Rawat on the show Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega which aired on Zee TV.[13] In September 2019, Kaur was a celebrity contestant in the thirteenth season of the Indian version of the reality TV show Big Brother, Bigg Boss.[14]

In May 2021, Kaur appeared in the music video 'Befikar Raho' alongside Asim Riaz's brother Umar Riaz, which she produced as well.[15][16]

Personal life edit

Kaur met Shalin Bhanot while working together in Kulvaddhu,[17] and married him in 2009.[18] They had a son in 2014.[19] In 2015, she filed for divorce accusing Shaleen of domestic violence.[19] Kaur claimed that Bhanot never even visited the doctor with her while she was pregnant. She stated that he accused her of trying to influence the doctors and didn't even want her to have a C-Section. Kaur added that Bhanot was violent towards her even in front of her parents from the start of their marriage.[20] The couple was divorced in 2015.[21] She married businessmen Nikhil Patel in 2023.[22][23]

Filmography edit

Television edit

Year Title Role(s) Notes
2004 Manshaa
2005 Raat Hone Ko Hai
Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Tanaaz (Tanzy)
C.I.D. Julie / Sandhya Episode: "Hand in the Fish"
2006 Poonam Episode: "Aatank"
Neha / Reshma Episode: "Body in the Suitcase"
Sirja Episode: "The Invisible Eye Witness"
2006–2007 Kulvaddhu Niyati Chauhan / Niyati Shaurya Singh Rathore
2007 Mano Ya Na Mano Anita Ranvijay Singh Rathore Episode: "Cursed Diamond"
2007–2008 Chhoona Hai Aasmaan Shikha Singh
2007–2009 Santaan Suhana Dixit
2008 Sapna Babul Ka... Bidaai Guest
2008 Saas v/s Bahu Contestant
2008–2009 Nach Baliye 4 Winner
2009 Kahaniya Vikram Aur Betaal Ki Princess Madhumati
2010 Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Contestant
2011–2015 Adaalat Trishikha Jha Episode: "Jhooth Ka Sach"
Sheena Kapoor / Nandini Kapoor Episode: "Evil Twin"
2011–2012 Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Anjali Singh Raizada / Anjali Shyam Jha
2014–2015 Box Cricket League 1 Contestant
2015–2016 Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur Janki Shekhar Gadodia
2015 Aahat Shalini Kaushik Episode 50 2005 Episode 14
Code Red Scarlett Episode 151
Fear Files: Dehshat Dobara Shweta Pathak
Savdhaan India Shruti Trivedi Episodes 31–35
2015–2017 Kaala Teeka Manjari Vishwaveer Jha
2016 Box Cricket League 2 Contestant
2017 Maa Shakti Devi Aadishakti / Kaali
2018 Box Cricket League 3 Contestant
Qayamat Ki Raat Karuna Thakur / Karuna Aman Singh Suryavanshi
Vikram Betaal Ki Rahasya Gatha Anusuya Special appearance
2019 Haiwaan : The Monster Divya Deepak Agnihotri
2019–2020 Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega Antara Rawat
2019 Bigg Boss 13 Contestant 21st place
2021–2022 Sasural Genda Phool 2 Dr. Avni Sehgal

Web series edit

Year Title Role Ref.
2019 BOSS: Baap of Special Services Devki [24]

Music videos edit

Year Title Singer Ref.
2019 Ishq Kare Barbadiyaan Ankit Tiwari [25]
2020 Harjaiyaan Mujeeb Ul Hassan [26]
2021 Befikar Raho Jugni [15]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Bigg Boss 13: Dalljiet Kaur REVEALS She Took 4 Years To Agree To Enter BB House". 30 October 2019. Archived from the original on 2 October 2019. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  2. ^ "बेटे को लेकर 'बिग बॉस 13' के स्टेज पर पहुंची दलजीत कौर, एंट्री से पहले ही सलमान के सामने हो गईं भावुक". abpnews.abplive.in (in Hindi). 29 September 2019. Archived from the original on 2 October 2019. Retrieved 1 October 2019. The first sentence in the source—'दलजीत कौर का जन्म लुधियाना में 15 नवंबर 1982 को हुआ'— translates to → 'Dalljiet Kaur was born in Ludhiana on 15 November 1982'
  3. ^ "Daljeet Kaur celebrates her birthday in Bali". Times of India. 20 November 2016. Retrieved 5 October 2023.
  4. ^ "Daljeet Kaur's Ladakh trip". Oneindia.in. 10 September 2007. Archived from the original on 28 June 2021. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
  5. ^ a b c Khan, Shameem (18 December 2006). "'I like to dream". DNA India. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
  6. ^ "I am ninety nine percent like the character I play in Kulvaddhu". Tellychakkar.com. Archived from the original on 15 December 2007. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Daljeet Kaur is at a loss without Kulvadhu". Indya.com. Archived from the original on 26 January 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  8. ^ Poojary, Sapana Patil (13 July 2007). "Daljit wants to touch the skies". DNA India. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  9. ^ "Nach Baliye: Here's a look at the winners of all past seasons". The Times of India. 13 July 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  10. ^ "शादी के 8 साल बाद पिता बने इस प्यार को क्या नाम दूं फेम एक्टर, घर आई नन्ही परी". aajtak.intoday.in (in Hindi). 6 July 2019. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
  11. ^ Tiwari, Vijay (9 February 2015). "Daljeet Kaur Bhanot bags Rashmi Sharma's next". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  12. ^ Farzeen, Sana (21 June 2018). "Qayamat Ki Raat actor Deepa: Ekta Kapoor has revived my career, given me a second chance". The Indian Express. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  13. ^ "Bigg Boss 13: Dalljiet Kaur Aka Antara QUITS Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega For Salman Khan's Show". ABP. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  14. ^ "Bigg Boss 13: Dalljiet Kaur poses with her son Jaydon and parents before entering the house". The Times of India. 30 September 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  15. ^ a b "Bigg Boss 13's Dalljiet Kaur and Asim Riaz' 'handsome' brother Umar dance to a happy tune; something special coming up?". The Times of India. 6 March 2021. Retrieved 5 October 2023.
  16. ^ "Dalljiet Kaur turns producer with music video 'Befikar Raho' | SBS Originals". ABP News. 14 May 2021. Retrieved 5 October 2023.
  17. ^ "Karisma's tears worked wonders for Nach Baliye 4 winners". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 26 January 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  18. ^ "Dalljieet Kaur marriage details". Retrieved 25 November 2013.
  19. ^ a b Maheshwri, Neha (25 June 2015). "Daljeet Kaur alleges actor-husband Shaleen Bhanot tried to strangle her". The Times of India. Retrieved 30 December 2019.
  20. ^ "Looking back at Shalin Bhanot's controversial marriage to ex-Bigg Boss contestant Daljiet Kaur". Zoom TV. 2 October 2022. Retrieved 19 February 2023.
  21. ^ Kanabar, Nirali (14 October 2022). "Upset Dalljiet Kaur says ex-husband Shalin Bhanot 'shouldn't make mockery of our past on TV'". India Today. Retrieved 13 November 2022.
  22. ^ "Dalljiet Kaur, Nikhil Patel Are NOW Married; First Wedding Photos Out". ABP News. 18 March 2023. Retrieved 5 October 2023.
  23. ^ "Dalljiet Kaur looks stunning in a white lehenga set as she ties the knot with businessman Nikhil Patel". The Indian Express. 19 March 2023. Retrieved 20 March 2023.
  24. ^ "BOSS: Baap Of Special Services Is Truly The Baap Of Action Thrillers". ABP News. 2 August 2019. Archived from the original on 4 August 2019. Retrieved 5 October 2023.
  25. ^ "Ishq Kare Barbadiyaan". YouTube. Zee Music Company. 3 May 2019. Retrieved 5 October 2023.
  26. ^ "Harjaiyaan". YouTube. Zee Music Company. 27 July 2020. Retrieved 5 October 2023.

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