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Biography for Shibani Dandekar

Shibani Dandekar

Birthdate: 27 August 1981

Birth Place: Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Height in feet: 5 Feet 6 Inches

Eye Color: Black

Sun Sign: Virgo

Occupation: Model, Bollywood Actress, Anchor, Singer

Marital Status: Single

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Shibani Dandekar is an Indian singer, actress, anchor, VJ and model. She began her career working as a television anchor in American television. Shibani’s smoldering looks graced GQ magazine, She became the face of 5 campaigns for Indian designer Payal Singhal, appeared in a Close Up ad and a Sunsilk commercial.

Family Background

Shibani Dandekar was born as the eldest daughter into a Marathi-speaking chitpavan family .[2] She has two siblings, Anusha Dandekar, an actress-singer working in Bollywood, and Apeksha Dandekar.

Acting Career

Shibani grew up in Australia. In 2001, she moved to New York, US and began working in American television. She hosted three nationally syndicated television shows, Namaste America, V Desi and the Asian Variety Show. In this role, she introduced Bollywood’s biggest stars to American audiences and also hosted An Evening With Shah Rukh Khan in Atlantic City. She has been a contestant on 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5', the India based 'Dancing With the Stars' on the BBC network and hosted in India on Colors TV.

She returned to India and continued her work as a television host, while venturing into modelling as well television advertisement alongside noted Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra. Apart from music and modeling, She love for anchoring shows saw her as host for major events such as the Maxim Hot 100, Nike, Rolls Royce, Puma, Mercedes, Toyota, Horlicks, HSBC, Spice Mobile, JBL, MTV Coke Studio, Nivea and the Sony Launch of the tribute to Michael Jackson ‘This is It’. She appeared as the host on Zcafe After Hours for a short period and then anchored a lifestyle show for men titled Men 2.0 on AXN!

She is hosting the Mission cover shot for National Geography channel and she even did a dance number 'Hi Poli Saajuk for 2014's biggest hit Marathi movie 'Timepass'. She played the role 'Zoya' in the movie 'Roy' and also acted movie in 'Shaandaar' as Sonia oppsite Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor. 'I Can Do That', It is a US format reality show wherein participants would be challenged to showcase their skills on various tasks. The show is hosted by Farhan Akhtar. Shibani is seen as one of the participants of the show.

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