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Deepshikha Nagpal (born 27 January 1977), known as Deepshikha, is an Indian actress and Film director. She received acclaim in the Hindi film industry only after the release of Koyla. She was also seen in the Bollywood movie Dhoom Dhadaka with Satish Kaushik. She has also acted in Tamil films and a number of TV soaps. Her debut film as a director, Yeh Dooriyan, was released in August 2011.[1] She was a contestant on Bigg Boss 8 in 2014.

Deepshikha Nagpal
Deepshikha Nagpal
Deepshikha Nagpal at Yeh Dooriyan promotional song shoot.

(1977-01-27) January 27, 1977 (age 42)
Nationality India
OccupationActress, Film director, Writer
Years active1994–present
Spouse(s)Jeet Upendra (1997–2007; divorced)
Keshav Arora (2012–2016; divorced)
ChildrenVedhika Upendra, Vivaan Upendra


Personal lifeEdit

Deepshika married Jeet Upendra and has two children, but after 10 years they divorced.[2] In January 2012, she married Indore-based Keshav Arora, who had been her co-actor in her directorial debut Yeh Dooriyan.[3][4][5]

She appeared on Season 8 of the Colors reality show Big Boss, and was evicted on the 21st day.[6]



Year Show Channel Character Notes
1996 Dastaan E Hatimtai Doordarshan Neelam Pari (Fairy) Cameo appearance / Narrator
1997–2005 Shaktimaan Doordarshan Paroma / Sheraali (dual roles) Supporting Role
2003–2004 Karishma – The Miracles of Destiny Sahara One Sanjana TV mini-series
2005 A.D.A. Anita Lead role
2000–2004 Son Pari Star Plus Ruby Negative role
2004 Shararat Star Plus Ria Episodic role
2005–2009 Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Star Plus Ichcha Cameo; a few episodes
2006 C.I.D. Sony TV Cameo
2008 Dancing Queen Colors Herself Contestant
2012–2013 Honge Judaa Naa Hum Sony TV Tara Abhi Duggal Negative role
2013 Nach Baliye 5 Star Plus Herself; contestant Finished in 11th place with husband Keshav Arora
Baal Veer SAB TV Bawander Pari Supporting role
2014 Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon Colors Pam Harshwardhan Kapoor Negative role
Bigg Boss 8 Colors Herself Evicted on Day 21, 12 October 2014
2015 Yam Hain Hum SAB TV Badi Bindu Maam Supporting role
Mushkil Samme Mein Maan TV Toral Negative role
2016 Janbaaz Sindbad Zee TV Shalaka Negative role
Adhuri Kahaani Hamari &TV Maha Dayaan Negative role
Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani Zee TV Abida
2017 Peshwa Bajira Sony TV Zeb-Un-Nisa
Santoshi Maa &TV Kranti Maa
2018 Khichdi Returns Star Plus Dr.Tilottama Dhakdhaki Special appearance in Episode 6


  1. ^ "Deepshikha Nagpal is ready to change perceptions!". The Times of India. 25 August 2011. Retrieved 5 September 2011.
  2. ^ "When reel into turns real for Deepshikha Nagpal". DNAIndia.
  3. ^ "Deepshikha is all set to tie the knot with Keshav Arora". Midday.
  4. ^ "Don't want to talk about it: Deepshikha Nagpal on husband Kaishav Arora threatening to kill her and kids".
  5. ^ "TV actress Deepshikha Nagpal restrains husband from entering home". 24 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Bigg Boss 8 eviction: Deepshikha Nagpal out!". Retrieved 12 October 2014.

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