Dalljiet Kaur (also known as Daljeet Bhanot prior to her divorce) is an Indian television actress known for playing Anjali Jha in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? She played the protagonist in Sony TV's Kulvaddhu[1] and also won Nach Baliye 4 with her partner Shaleen Bhanot.[2] She was a contestant on Dance Ki Takkar 6 in 2017.[3] She got eliminated on 9th week.[4]

Personal life

Dalljiet Kaur was born and raised in a Punjabi family, with an army background:[5] her father is a retired Colonel[6] and her two elder sisters are in the defence services, as Air Force pilots.[7] Whilst working in Kulvaddhu she met Shaleen Bhanot,[2] whom she married on 9 December in the year 2009,[8] in Shaleen's home town of Jabalpur.[citation needed] She gave birth to their son (Jaydon) on 9 November 2013.


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.[6] She made her television début in the Zee drama, Manshaa, and this was followed by appearances in CID, Aahat and Raat Hone Ko Hai.[9] Her first role as a protagonist in a drama was in Kulvaddhu as Niyati, a young girl from a royal Jodhpur family.[6]

Following the abrupt ending of Kulvaddhu,[10] Daljeet went on to depict the role of Shikha, the daughter of Veer Pratap Singh (Narendra Jha) and the possessive lover of Abhimanyu (Iqbal Khan) in Chhoona Hai Aasmaan.[11] At the same time, she also played the role of Suhana, the youngest sibling of the Dixit family in Santaan.

After participating in Nach Baliye 4, she took a break from acting[citation needed] and returned after her marriage to portray the role of Anjali Shyam Jha in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? She garnered a lot of fame by portraying the role of the male protagonist's very loving and doting sister.



Year Title Role Channel
2004 Manshaa Daljiet Zee TV
2005 Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa BandhanSiya Star Plus
2005 Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Tanzy[12] Sony TV
2006 Mano ya na Mano Anita - Ep. 78Star One
2006–2007 Kulvaddhu Niyati Sony TV
2007–2008 Chhoona Hai Aasmaan Shikha Singh Star One
2007–2009 Santaan Suhana Dixit Star Plus
2009 Kahaniya Vikram Aur Betaal KiPrincess Madhumati Colors
2011–2012 Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Anjali Shyam Jha Star Plus
2013 Lakshmi Geet Raj Khanna Star Plus
2014 Savdhaan India Shruti Life OK
2015 Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur Jhanki Shekhar Gadodia Colors
2015–2017 Kaala Teeka Manjiri
Zee TV
2017 Ek Anjani Si Ladki Soni Star Plus
2017 Maa Shakti Aadishakti/Kaali Big Magic
Year Title Notes Channel
2011 Nachle Ve Season 3 as herself, with Shaleen NDTV Imagine
2008–2009 Nach Baliye 4 as herself, with Shaleen Star Plus
2008 Saas v/s Bahu as herself Sahara One
2014 Dance Ki Takkar 1 as herself, co-contestant opposite Barun Sobti Star Plus
2017 Dance Ki Takkar 6 Contestant Star Plus


Year Award Ceremony Category Notes Result
2009 Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Pratyogita For Nach Baliye 4, with Shaleen Won[13]
2012 Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Behen For the role of Anjali Jha in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Nominated[14]


  1. Kulvaddhu : Drama : SET Syndication. Retrieved on 2 May 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Karisma's tears worked wonders for Nach Baliye 4 winners. Hindustan Times. Retrieved on 2 May 2012.
  3. Dance Ki Takkar 6 Wild Cards selected: Daljit Kaur, Lopamudra Raut & Varun Sood in!. The Times of India. Retrieved on 1 July 2017.
  4. Daljit Kaur of Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon and Swaragini fame talks about Dance Ki Takkar 6 elimination: It was a nice journey. The Times of India. Retrieved on 16 July 2017.
  5. Daljeet Kaur's Ladakh trip. Retrieved on 18 May 2012.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 'I like to dream' – Entertainment. DNA India. Retrieved on 18 May 2012.
  7. Daljit Kaur's flying high. Retrieved on 18 May 2012.
  8. Dalljieet Kaur marriage details. Retrieved on 25 November 2013.
  9. I am ninety nine percent like the character I play in Kulvaddhu. Retrieved on 2 May 2012.
  10. Daljeet Kaur is at a loss without Kulvadhu. Retrieved on 2 May 2012.
  11. Daljit wants to touch the skies – Entertainment. DNA India. Retrieved on 2 May 2012.
  12. YEH DOSTI HUM NAHIN CHODENGE. Meet actors who are also best friends. Retrieved on 2 May 2012.
  13. Shaleen and Daljeet are the chosen ones. Retrieved on 29 April 2012.
  14. Star Parivaar Awards 2012 – Nominees. Retrieved on 17 June 2012.
Nach Baliye

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