Shibani Dandekar is an Indian-Australian singer, model, actress, anchor, and Video Jockey. Shibani Dandekar became famous when Shibani hosted the Indian Premier League (IPL) from 2011 to 2015.
Table of Biography
Shibani Dandekar was born in Pune, Maharashtra, India on August 27, 1980. Shibani’s zodiac sign is Virgo and she is currently 40 years old. Despite being born to Indian parents, Shibani spent the majority of her childhood in London, Africa, and later in Kingsgrove, New South Wales a suburb in Sydney, Australia.
Shibani’s father’s name is Shashidhar Dandekar and her mother’s name is Sulabha Dandekar. Shibani was born in the Marathi Chitpavan Brahmin family. She has an elder sister named Apeksha Dandekar and her younger sister is Anusha Dandekar. Shibani had a special interest in music and sports while growing up. Her sisters and Shibani created a music band named D-Major.
Talking about Shibani’s academic qualification, there is not much detailed information regarding her educational life. Moreover, looking at Shibani’s success, we can assume that she studied at a well-known University in her hometown.
Shibani Dandekar moved to New York and started to work as a model and host after completing her studies. She hosted three nationally syndicated television shows during her career, including “Namaste America,” “V Desi,” and “Asian Variety Show”. Shibani was the host of the show “An Evening With Shah Rukh Khan in Atlantic City,” which introduced Bollywood’s biggest star Shah Rukh Khan to American audiences.
Moreover, Shibani has been a contestant in the Indian television show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa”. Shibani also appeared on the India-based Dancing With the Stars on the BBC network and hosted in India on Colors TV. After some time, Shibani returned to India, continued her work as a television host, and also worked as a model.
Besides that, her love for anchoring shows saw her host major events like Maxim Hot 100, Nike, Rolls Royce, Puma, Mercedes, Toyota, Horlicks, HSBC, Spice Mobile, JBL, MTV Coke Studio, Nivea, and many more. Moreover, Shibani has also anchored the Sony Launch of the tribute to Michael Jackson’s “This Is It”.
Shibani has also anchored famous shows like “After Hours”, “Men 2.0”, “Let Design”, “India’s Sexiest Bachelor”, and “India’s Glam Diva”. She also hosted the VH1 Network’s Grammy Nominees Special, which was produced in India and included Indian nominees for the 53rd Grammy Awards. Shibani has also co-hosted the Sony Max Television show “Extra Innings – T20” for the Indian Premier League matches since 2011.
Moreover, Shibani danced for 2014’s Marathi movie Timepass number song Hi Poli Saajuk and Sangharsh song 36 Nakhrewali. Besides that, Shibani played the role of Zoya in the movie Roy released on February 13, 2015.
Achievements and Net Worth
Shibani Dandekar won the nomination at the 11th Indian Television Academy Awards in the Best Anchor Game/Quiz Show category. Besides that, Shibani has not won any awards.
Throughout her career as an actress, singer, model, and anchor, Shibani might have earned a significant amount of money. However, the estimated net worth of Shibani Dandekar is not available at the moment.
According to online sources, Shibani Dandekar dated Keith Sequeira while they were co-hosting 2010 AXN’s “Men 2.0” in 2010. However, Keith married Rochelle in 2018 while Shibani and Rochelle co-hosted IPL for while. Currently, Shibani is in a relationship with Bollywood, director, producer, actor, and singer Farhan Akhtar since 2018.
Shibani Dandekar shocked everyone by kissing Dino Morea in front of everyone in 2015 while she took part in Zee TV’s I Can Do That. Besides that, there are no rumors and controversies about Shibani.
Body Measurement and Social media
Shibani Dandekar stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 50 KG. Shibani has black eyes and black hair. Moreover, Shibani’s body measurements are 33-25-33.
Shibani Dandekar is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her Instagram account @shibanidandekar has over 1.2 million followers. On her Twitter account, Shibani has over 231K followers. Shibani has over 1.4 million followers on her Facebook page.