Shalin Bhanot

Shalin Bhanot (born 15 November 1983) is an Indian actor who works in Hindi television. He started his career as a contestant in Roadies 2 and has since acted in various serials and web shows. He participated in dance reality Nach Baliye 4 and emerged as the winner with his now ex-wife Dalljiet Kaur. He then participated in reality series Bigg Boss 16 where he finished as a finalist.[2]

Shalin Bhanot
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Born (1983-11-15) 15 November 1983 (age 39)[1]
Years active2004–present

Personal lifeEdit

Bhanot married actress Dalljiet Kaur in 2009.[3] In 2014, the couple had their first child, a boy, Jayden.[4] In 2015, Kaur filed for divorce and accused Bhanot of domestic violence.[5] She claimed that he 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.[6] They got divorced in 2015 with Kaur keeping Jayden but Bhanot having visiting rights.[7]


Bhanot started his career in 2004 with reality show MTV Roadies 2 as contestant. He then seen played Akshay in Ayushmaan (2005). From 2005–06 he was seen playing Karan in Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar on Zee TV and as Mihir in Sanya. He then appeared as Agni in Kulvaddhu on Sony TV.[8] He made a cameo appearance on Kaajjal and starred in Star Plus's Grihasti. In 2009, bhanot participated in StarPlus dance reality show Nach Baliye 4 along with his former wife Daljeet Kaur and emerged as the winner of the show.[9] He has been trained by Hollywood acting coach Michelle Danner.[10]

From October 2022 to February 2023, he was seen participating in Colors TV's reality show Bigg Boss 16,[11] where he finished as a finalist at the fifth position.[12]



Year Title Role Language Ref.
2006 Pyare Mohan Rohit Hindi [13]
2016 Love Ke Fundey Aryan


Year Title Role Notes
2004 MTV Roadies 2 Contestant
2005 Ayushmaan Akshay
2005–2006 Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar Karan
Sanya Mihir
2006–2007 Kulvaddhu Agni
2007 Betiyaan Apni Yaa Paraaya Dhan Veer Jadeja
Kaajjal Shivansh Kapoor
2007–2008 Sangam Madanlal
Naaginn Kanishk / Keshav
2007–2010 Air Hostess Aryan
2008 Dill Mill Gayye Chirag
2008–2009 Grihasti Manas Ahuja
Nach Baliye 4 Contestant Winner
2010 Do Hanson Ka Jodaa Suryakamal
2011 Baat Hamari Pakki Hai Rahul
Beend Banoongaa Ghodi Chadhunga Mihir
Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Contestant
2012 Sajda Tere Pyaar Mein Ranveer
2015–2016 Suryaputra Karn Duryodhan
2017 Sher-e-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh Maha Singh
2019–2020 Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush Ravan
2019 Naagin 4: Bhagya Ka Zehreela Khel Keshav Goradia
2022–2023 Bigg Boss 16 Contestant 5th place
2023–present Bekaboo Ranav

Special appearancesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Aahat Mayank Episode 13
2008 Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai Rajveer / Raj Malhotra Episodes 70-78
Rohan / Sameer Episodes 104-105
Saas v/s Bahu Himself
2014 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Rakshit Episode 50
2014–2015 Box Cricket League 1 Himself
2015 SuperCops vs Supervillains Dr. Shizal Episode 82
2018 Laal Ishq Prince / Niku Episode 17
2020 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 Himself [14]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2019 The Red Land Babloo Singh


  1. ^ "Shalin Bhanot Birthday Special: All You Need To Know About the Bigg Boss 16 Contestant". News18. 15 November 2022. Retrieved 23 December 2022.
  2. ^ "Bigg Boss 16 Finale: Shalin Bhanot comes on 5th position, gets evicted from the show". Timesofindia. Retrieved 12 February 2023.
  3. ^ "Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon's Daljiet Kaur got secretly engaged to Australia-based producer: Reports". Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Shalin and I are trying to be cordial because of our son Jayden: Dalljiet Kaur". The Indian Express. 14 October 2022. Retrieved 13 November 2022.
  5. ^ "Daljeet Kaur alleges actor-husband Shaleen Bhanot tried to strangle her". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "Looking back at Shalin Bhanot's controversial marriage to ex-Bigg Boss contestant Daljiet Kaur". Zoom TV. Retrieved 19 February 2023.
  7. ^ "Upset Dalljiet Kaur says ex-husband Shalin Bhanot 'shouldn't make mockery of our past on TV'". India Today. Retrieved 13 November 2022.
  8. ^ "Shaleen Bhanot to play baddie". mid-day. 3 July 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  9. ^ "Shaleen Bhanot and Daljeet Kaur win Nach Baliye 4 - Hindustan Times". Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 3 May 2012.
  10. ^ "Shaleen Bhanot gears up for a stint in Hollywood - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  11. ^ "Meet Bigg Boss 16 contestant Shalin Bhanot". The Indian Express. 1 October 2022. Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  12. ^ "Shalin Bhanot become first finalist to be eliminated from Bigg Boss 16". India Today. Retrieved 13 February 2023.
  13. ^ atul.chhabra (21 August 2018). "दिलजीत दोसांझ की 'फिल्लौरी' से इंस्पायर होगा टीवी शो 'लाल इश्क' में शालीन भनोट का लुक". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  14. ^ "Khatron Ke Khiladi 10: Kunwar Amar, Abhishek Verma & Shaleen Banot To Participate In Rohit Shetty's Show?". ABP Live. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 20 July 2020.

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