Deepika Singh is an Indian television actress.[2]

Singh made her debut in the Star Plus series Diya Aur Baati Hum playing the role of Sandhya who is a fun-loving, spirited young girl who aspires of becoming an IPS Officer, but due to some strained circumstances, she ends up getting married to a sweet shop owner, who supports her in her journey. Before her television debut she has worked for a Punjabi song album.[3]

Singh was participating in Bigg Boss 10. She became the winner in January 2017[4] In May 2017, Singh confirmed doing Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi after turning it down.[5] Deepika was playing the lead role in Colors TV's Ek Sanskaari Dulhari Bahu.

Personal Life

Deepika Singh was born on 26 July 1989 in Dehli into a Rajput family. She has three younger siblings (2 sisters and a brother). Deepika's sister Anamika Singh has made her big screen debut with the Bollywood flick Yeh Hai Lollipop.

Singh completed a Masters in Business Administration in Marketing[6] at Punjab Technical University.

Singh married the director of her television show Rohit Raj Goyal on 2 May 2014.[7] In January 2017, Singh announced her pregnancy news to the media and her fans.[8] In May 2017, Deepika gave birth to a baby boy.[9]


Deepika made her television debut with the hit serial Diya Aur Baati Hum as Sandhya Rathi which started from August 2011 on Star Plus.[10] The show was on air for 5 years and is one of the best longest running shows.[11] Deepika played the role of a girl who dreams of becoming an IPS officer who then gets help from her husband and mother in law. She played the role for 5 years until the show went off air in September 2016.[12] She received many awards for her role as Sandhya such as the ITA Award for Desh Ki Dhadkan - Best Actress - Popular.[13] 3 years in a row, Singh one Favourite Bahu award in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2016 she also won the Nayi Soch Award.[14]

While being a part of Diya Aur Baati Hum, Deepika participated in the Indian Dance Show Dance Ki Takkar in its first season in December 2013.[15][16] She got eliminated in 14th week along with Sonali Raut.[17] In 2015, Deepika came back in the third season as the host opposite Mohammad Nazim. She replaced Gauhar Khan in June.[18]

Bigg Boss

Deepika was a celebrity contestant in the tenth season of the Indian version of the reality TV show Big Brother, Bigg Boss.[19] It started in September 2016.[20] Singh was as a finalist and declared as winner of the season. She said in an interview "I did not expect I will win. It gave a big surprise for me I'm really happy".


Deepika landed in a controversy during her show Diya Aur Baati Hum when she slapped co-star Anas Rashid for touching her inappropriate in March 2015.[21]


Daily Soap Dramas
Year Shows Channel Character Notes
2009-2016 Diya Aur Baati Hum Star Plus IPS Sandhya Suraj Rathi[22] Lead Role opposite Anas Rashid
2017-2018 Ek Sanskaari Dulhari Bahu Colors TV Rashmi Singhania Lead Role opposite Ashish Singh[23]
Reality Appearances
Year Shows Channel Role Notes
2012 Nach Baliye 5Star Plus Herself To Support Neelu Vaghela and Arvind Kumar
2013 Nach Baliye 6 To Support Kanika Maheshwari and Ankur Ghai
2013 Dance Ki Takkar 1 Contestant Eliminated 14th week
2014 Dance Ki Takkar 2 Guest Along with Devoleena Bhattacharjee
2015 Dance Ki Takkar 3 Host Along with Mohammad Nazim
2016 Nach Baliye 8 Contestant Along with husband Rohit
2016 Bigg Boss 10 Colors TV Contestant Winner in January 2017
2017 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi - Season 8 Colors TV Contestant/Finalist[24] Wild Card Entry
2017 Bigg Boss 11[25] Colors TV Guest Appearance To motivate Hina Khan
2017 Entertainment Ki Raat Colors TV Guest Came with Meera Deosthale, Alisha Panwar, Rubina Dilaik
2018 The Karan Chaggar Show - Season 3 Colors TV Guest Along with Divyanka Tripathi & Shraddha Arya
Special Appearances
Year Show Channel Role Notes
2014 Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki KahaaniStar Plus Dance Performance along with Other Stars Guest Appearance
2015 Teri Galliyan: Season 1 Dance Performance
2015 Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani...Ek Baar Phir Dance Performance with Anas Rashid
2016 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Guest, Crossover Episode
2016 Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu Guest Appearance in Integration episode
2016 Behna...Ek Safar Ki Khushiyon Aur Pyaar Dance Performance along with Rashami Desai
2017 Meri Pyaare Sasuma Colors TV Cameo


Year Category Character Show Notes
Star Parivaar Awards
2012 Favourite Bahu Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won[26][27]
Favourite Naya Sadasya (Female)
Favourite International Jodi Nominated[28]
Favourite Jodi
Favourite Beti
Nayi Soch Ka Pal
Favourite Patni
2013 Favourite Bahu Won[29]
Har Ghar Ka Star (Female)
Favourite Jodi Nominated[30]
Favourite International Jodi
Favourite Hottest Jodi
Favourite Bhabhi
2014 Favourite Pratyogi Herself Dance Ki Takkar 1
Favourite Bahu Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won[31]
Pehel Nayi Soch Ki Won
Favourite Patni Nominated[32]
Favourite Beti
2015 Favourite Jodi
Favourite Patni
2016 Nayi Soch Award Won[14]
Favourite Jodi Nominated
Faovurite Patni
Favourite Digital Sadasya - Female
Indian Telly Awards
2012 Best Actress Popular Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
Best Fresh New Face (Female) Nominated
Best Onscreen Couple 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)
Big Star Young Entertainer Award
2012 Superhit TV Star Female Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
Lions Gold Awards
2012 Best Jodi Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
GR8 Women Awards
2012 Best TV Actress Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
Hira Manek Awards
2012 Best TV Actress Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards India
2013 Best TV Character Female Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards
2014 Desh Ki Dhakan Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Won[13]
Best Actress - Drama Nominated
BIG Entertainment Awards
2014 Most Entertaining Television Actor - Female Sandhya Rathi Diya Aur Baati Hum Nominated
Sahib Chaggar Awards
2015 Best Anchor Herself Dance Ki Takkar 3 Nominated
2016 Best Contestant Bigg Boss Nominated


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  2. Diya Aur Baati Hum actress Deepika Singh celebrates her birthday on the sets of the show (26 July 2016).
  3. About Diya Aur Baati Hum. Star Plus. Retrieved on 2012-05-27.
  4. Deepika Singh wins Bigg Boss 10. India Today. Retrieved on 7 January 2017.
  5. Diya Aur Baati Hum actress Deepika Singh confirms doing Khatron Ke Khiladi; to enter as wild card very soon. Retrieved on 23 May 2017.
  6. Shruti Jambhekar (26 December 2011). "Deepika Singh's study interests". Times of India. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  7. Actress Deepika Singh ties the knot with director in Mumbai - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site. (2014-05-04). Retrieved on 2014-05-28.
  8. Good News: Bigg Boss 10 winner Deepika Singh aka Sandhya of 'Diya Aur Baati Hum' is PREGNANT!. Retrieved on 13 January 2017.
  9. Diya Aur Baati Hum actress Deepika Singh blessed with a son. Retrieved on 21 May 2017.
  10. Star Plus launches new fiction property Diya Aur Baati Hum (29 August 2011).
  11. Diya Aur Baati Hum Completes 5 Glorious Years; It's Celebration Time On The Sets Of The Show! [PICS] (30 August 2016).
  12. "Diya Aur Baati Hum to go off-air on August 15?". Times of India. 12 June 2016. Star Plus. 
  13. 13.0 13.1
  14. 14.0 14.1 Star Parivaar Awards 2016: Here's the complete list of winners (28 April 2016). Retrieved on 5 May 2016.
  15. Karan Chaggar, Wizcraft and Star Plus lauches Dance Ki Takkar: Deepika Singh, Hina Khan, Mrunal Jain, Diandra Soares and others attend (4 December 2013).
  16. Deepika Singh, Hina Khan approached for Dance Ki Takkar. Times of India (2 April 2014). Retrieved on 5 January 2015.
  17. Deepika Singh, Sonali Raut eliminated from Dance Ki Takkar (28 July 2014). Retrieved on 5 January 2015.
  18. Deepika, Mohammad to replace Gauhar-Karan as host on DKT3
  19. Bigg Boss 10 contestant no 7. The Times of India.
  20. I want to use Bigg Boss to get film offer: Diya Aur Baati actress Deepika Singh. The Indian Express (26 September 2016).
  21. Deepika Singh slaps Anas Rashid on Diya Aur Baati Hum sets - DNA | Daily news and Analysis (2015-03-16). Retrieved on 2015-03-11.
  22. I was tired of doing 15 hours shift for Diya Aur Baati Hum everyday: Deepika Singh. Retrieved on 8 January 2017.
  23. BREAKING: Deepika Singh's comeback show Dulhari Bahu date start CONFIRMED!. Retrieved on 10 August 2017.
  24. Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8: Deepika Singh, Karan Wahi, Kavita Kaushik approached!. India Today. Retrieved on 12 January 2017.
  25. Bigg Boss 11 Day 21 preview: Housemates welcome Rubina Dilaik, Arjun Bijlani, Rashami Desai and others from Colors' family; Dhinchak Pooja enters the house (22 October 2017).
  26. Star Parivar awards 2012: Sandhya (Deepika) got favorite bahu award. Retrieved on 17 June 2012.
  27. SPA 2012: Favorite male Sadasya Arnav & female Sadasya Sandhya. Retrieved on 17 June 2012.
  28. Star Parivaar Awards 2012 – Nominees. Retrieved on 17 June 2012.
  29. Star Parivaar Awards 2013 winners - Oneindia Entertainment. (15 July 2013). Retrieved on 2 August 2014.
  31. Star Parivaar Awards 2014: Complete List Of Winners. Filmibeat (25 June 2014). Retrieved on 16 December 2014.
  32. Star Parivaar Awards 2014: The full nomination list revealed!. Bollywoodlife.
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