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From Conservative Roots to Stardom: Drashti Dhami’s Journey as an Actor

From Conservative Roots to Stardom: Drashti Dhami’s Journey as an Actor
Credit: Drashti Dhami at Instagram

Know About Drashti Dhami who has always managed to grab eyeballs

Drashti Dhami, now a household name in the Hindi entertainment industry, has come a long way. Apart from that, she has captured our attention with her exceptional acting skills with which she became a famous face in the Hindi daily soaps. Drashti Dhami, 38, is an Indian actress who predominantly features in the Hindi entertainment industry. She came into the limelight after she played the titular role in the daily soap Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon.

About Drashti Dhami’s Family

Drashti Dhami was born on 10 January 1985 (age 28 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Drashti belongs to a Gujarati conservative family. Although we don’t have any information about his parents, she has an elder brother named Jaysheel Dhami. Besides, Drashti during a media interaction revealed that her parents were initially sceptical about Drashti’s career in entertainment. However, later after seeing her accomplishments, they accepted her profession.

From Modelling to Acting: Drashti’s Career in Entertainment

Drashti after completing her formal education, ventured into her career in modelling. She used to model for the print and entertainment industry. Later, she was featured in several music videos including Saiyan Dil Mein Aana Re, Humko Aaj Kal Hai, Teri Meri Nazar Ki Dori, and Nachle Soniye Tu.

In 2007, Drashti made her acting debut with the TV show Dill Mill Gayye, wherein she portrayed Dr. Muskan Chadda. In 2010, she played the role of Geet in the TV show Geet- Hui Sabse Parayi. On the contrary, this TV show gave nationwide recognition to Dhami. Subsequently, in 2018, she was featured in the TV show Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka, wherein she played the role of Nandini Malhotra.

Besides, Drashti has also participated in numerous reality shows like Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket, Nachle Ve With Saroj Khan, and Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa Season 6. In addition to it, Drashti has now started earning recognition on digital platforms. She made her digital debut with the series I Don’t Watch TV. Meanwhile, she has also appeared in web series like The Empire, and Duranga.

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Drashti’s Relationships and Her Marriage With An Entrepreneur

While the likes of several Indian actresses have chosen to get married to their co-stars, there are a bunch of actresses who have preferred the company of wealthy businessmen. Among them is Madhubala’s fame Drashti Dhami. Dhami broke a lot of hearts by marrying Neeraj Khemka, the Gujarati businessman and her longtime boyfriend. After dating for a long time, the couple got engaged in a grand wedding ceremony in 2015.

From Conservative Roots to Stardom: Drashti Dhami’s Journey as an Actor
Credit: Drashti Dhami at Instagram

What is the Net Worth of Drashti Dhami?

Drsihti has gained nationwide recognition after playing a self-titular role in the daily soap Madhubala. As of 2023, Drashti Dhami’s net worth is $5 Million. Ranked among the top-paid actors in the entertainment industry, the actress charges INR 60,000 for an episode. In addition to it, she also charges a whopping amount of money for brand endorsements and her guest appearances in several TV shows.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Drashti Dhami

  • Drashti belongs to a joint family. Moreover, she is the only girl in her family.
  • Not just an exceptional actor, Drashti is also good in academics. She is a sociology student.
  • Drashti doesn’t like eating malai. Besides, she relishes mushrooms.
  • Drashti enjoys consuming alcohol. At the same time, she often shares photographs posing with alcoholic beverages on social media
  • Drashti does not have too many friends in the entertainment industry. Meanwhile, she shares a friendly bond with Nakuul Mehta.
  • Dashti always wanted to marry someone outside the entertainment industry.

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1. Why is Drashti Dhami famous? 

Drashti has earned critical acclaim from audiences for her excellent roles in TV shows like Dill Mill Gaye and Madhubala. Besides, her charming smile and politeness are what make her popular.

2. Does Drashti Dhami have a child? 

Drashti and her husband, Neeraj, haven’t planned for a baby yet. Meanwhile, the couple often shares their PDA pictures on social media.

3. Where is Drashti Dhami from?

 Drashti was born and brought up in Mumbai.