Deepika Singh

Deepika Singh Goyal (born 26 July, 1989) is an Indian television actress.[1][2] She is known for playing the role of Sandhya Rathi in Star Plus's Diya Aur Baati Hum.[3]

Deepika Goyal
Deepika Singh 2014 (cropped).jpg
Singh in 2014
Born26 July 1989 (1989-07-26) (age 33)
Other namesDeepika Singh Goyal
EducationMBA, Punjab Technical University
Years active2011 - present
Known forDiya Aur Baati Hum
(m. 2014)

Early lifeEdit

Singh was born in New Delhi on 26 July 1989.[4] She completed her Masters in Business Administration in Marketing at Punjab Technical University.[5]


Singh made her television debut in 2011, in the serial Diya Aur Baati Hum on Star Plus, as the character Sandhya Kothari.[6] She played the role for 5 years until the show went off air in September 2016.[7][8]

In 2018 she was seen in a webseries called The Real Soulmate. She also became a contestant on Ekta Kapoor's Box Cricket League in 2014 and 2019.[9] In 2019, Deepika made a comeback to television acting, as she portrayed the double role of twin sisters Sandhya and Sakshi Patwardhan in Colors TV's supernatural show Kavach... Mahashivratri.[10]

She is reprised the role of Sandhya Rathi to film a promotion video for StarPlus's show Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin. The show is based on IPS Officer Virat Chavan and his marriage to Sai Joshi under unfavourable circumstances. Hence why Singh was asked to film a promo in her police officer get up from Diya Aur Baati Hum.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

Singh married the director of her television show Rohit Raj Goyal on 2 May 2014 after which she changed her name to Deepika Singh Goyal.[12] In January 2017, she announced her pregnancy news to the media and her fans.[13][14] In May 2017, she gave birth to a baby boy[15][16] and took a brief break from acting.[17]

Singh has been training in the classical Odissi dance form.[18]



Year Title Role Language Notes Ref.
2022 Titu Ambani Moushumi Hindi Bollywood Debut [19][20]


Year Show Role Ref.
2011–2016 Diya Aur Baati Hum IPS Sandhya Rathi [21]
2014 Box Cricket League 1 Contestant
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 [22][23]
Box Cricket League 4 [24]
Kavach... MahaShivratri Sandhya Jindal [25][26]
Sakshi Salgaonkar

Special appearancesEdit

Year Show Role
2011 Zindagi Ka Har Rang....Gulaal Sandhya Rathi
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?
Ruk Jaana Nahin
2012 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai
Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya
2012; 2016 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
2012 Nach Baliye 5 Herself
2013 Nach Baliye 6
2014 Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Sandhya Rathi
2015 Tu Mera Hero
Tere Sheher Mein
Comedy Classes
2016 Saath Nibhaana Saathiya
2017 Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji [27]
2019 Bigg Boss 13 Herself
2020 Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Mein Sandhya Rathi
2021 Shubh Laabh Herself
2022 Kumkum Bhagya: Pyaar Wali Holi[28]


Year Category Character Show Notes
Indian Telly Awards
2012 Best Actress Popular Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
Best Fresh New Face (Female) Nominated
Best Onscreen Couple (with Anas Rashid) Nominated
2013 Best Onscreen Couple Nominated
Best Actress in Lead Role Won
2015 Best Onscreen Couple Nominated
Zee Gold Awards
2012 Best Gold Debut (Female) Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
2013 Best Actor (female) Nominated
Most Popular Jodi
2015 Best Actor (female)
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards India
2013 Best TV Character Female Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards[29]
2014 Desh Ki Dhakan Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won[29]
Best Actress – Drama Nominated
2014 Most Entertaining Television Actor – Female Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Nominated

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ IANS (13 June 2020). "Delhi govt reaches out to 'Diya Aur Baati Hum' actress Deepika Singh, after video seeking CM Kejriwal's help goes viral". Free Press Journal. Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  2. ^ Mukherjee, Shreya (16 November 2020). "Bhai Dooj in Covid-19 times: Actors talk about rejoicing the siblings bond and their plans for an e-celebration this year". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 14 December 2020.
  3. ^ "About Diya Aur Baati Hum". Star Plus. Archived from the original on 19 November 2011. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  4. ^ "Diya Aur Baati Hum Fame Deepika Singh's Oops Moment Goes Viral". News18. 11 February 2022. Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  5. ^ Shruti Jambhekar (26 December 2011). "Deepika Singh's study interests". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 6 August 2013. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Star Plus launches new fiction property Diya Aur Baati Hum". Best Media Info. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Diya Aur Baati Hum Completes 5 Glorious Years; It's Celebration Time On The Sets Of The Show! [PICS]". Filmibeat. 30 August 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Diya Aur Baati Hum to go off-air on August 15?". Times of India. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  9. ^ "Diya Aur Baati Hum fame Deepika Singh aka Sandhya all set to sizzle on the pitch in BCL post maternity leave". CatchNews. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Kawach 2: New promo of Deepika Singh and Namik Paul's show will send shivers down your spine". The Times of India. 22 April 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Mein: Deepika Singh aka Sandhya is back to support Neil Bhatt in a new PROMO". PINKVILLA. 5 October 2020. Retrieved 14 November 2022.
  12. ^ Trivedi, Tanvi (3 December 2014). "Actress Deepika Singh ties the knot with director in Mumbai". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  13. ^ "Good News: Bigg Boss 10 winner Deepika Singh aka Sandhya of 'Diya Aur Baati Hum' is PREGNANT!". Archived from the original on 14 January 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  14. ^ "deepikasingh150". Instagram. Retrieved 15 March 2022.[non-primary source needed]
  15. ^ "Diya Aur Baati Hum actress Deepika Singh blessed with a son". India Today. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  16. ^ "Deepika Singh celebrates son's 2nd birthday, regrets she couldn't spend the whole day with her baby". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  17. ^ "Working with costars in Kawach 2". The Times of India. 22 May 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  18. ^ "Kawach 2 fame Deepika Singh gets trolled for her Odissi dance posture; actress gives a fitting reply". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  19. ^ "Diya Aur Baati Hum's Deepika Singh To Make Her Bollywood Debut With This Film". News18. 6 June 2022. Retrieved 15 June 2022.
  20. ^ Keshri, Shweta (3 June 2022). "Diya Aur Baati Hum star Deepika Singh to make her Bollywood debut with Titu Ambani". India Today. Retrieved 15 June 2022.
  21. ^ "I was tired of doing 15 hours shift for Diya Aur Baati Hum everyday: Deepika Singh". Hindustan Times. 7 January 2017. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  22. ^ DelhiFebruary 20 (20 February 2019). "Diya Aur Baati Hum's Deepika Singh to make a comeback alongside Rashami Desai and Arjun Bijlani". India Today. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  23. ^ "Arjun Bijlani, Rashami Desai, Deepika Singh enjoy with kids on Kitchen Champion". The Times of India. 21 February 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  24. ^ "New innings". The Tribune India. 28 April 2019.
  25. ^ "Deepika Singh: Wanted to lose weight before signing a show". mid-day. 11 June 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  26. ^ "Deepika Singh on comeback post motherhood: Didn't want to feel guilty 10–15 years later". India Today. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  27. ^ "'Diya Aur Baati Hum' sequel to be titled 'Tu Sooraj Main Saanjh Piyaji'". The Times of India. 20 February 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  28. ^ "TV Celebs Celebrate 'Pyaar Wali Holi' On The Sets Of 'Kumkum Bhagya'". ABP Live. 13 March 2022. Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  29. ^ a b "". Archived from the original on 7 November 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2018.

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