Dipika Kakar is considered as one of the most successful actresses of TV. Currently she is a strong contestant in Bigg Boss 12.
Without resorting to any mean tactics or foul play, Dipika has been smoothly sailing through her journey in the Bigg Boss house.
Let’s take a look at some of the unknown or lesser known facts about her which you probably had no idea about.
Dipika Kakkar comes from the Indian Army background. Her father was in the Army and was posted in parts of Bihar and UP. Dipika finished her graduation from Mumbai.
After finishing her college, Dipika joined Jet Airways as an airhostess and worked with them for over three years. It was here that she met her future partner and pilot, Raunak Samson.
How she started her career
Dipika Kakar started her career around 12 years back when she shifted to Mumbai. She spent her first three years in the city flying as an air hostess. She then landed her first lead role in Imagine TV’s soap Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi. Since then, there was no looking back. Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo was her next project and then Sasural Simar Ka happened. Dipika took a break from fiction TV after working continuously for eight years. She participated in dance reality show Nach Baliye last year with Shoaib Ibrahim. She’s currently part of Bigg Boss 12.
Dipika tied the knot with Raunak Samson before entering the industry. However, owing to differences and her closeness with her co-actor Shoaib, Dipika and Raunak parted ways and opted for a divorce.
Dipika tied the knot with co-actor Shoaib Ibrahim in 2018 and converted to Islam. Dipika changed her name to Faiza while converting into Islam.
How she met Shoaib
Dipika and Shoaib first met on the sets of Sasural Simar Ka, and reportedly the former was married to pilot Raunak Samson at the time. She has met Raunak while she was an air hostess and tied the knot with him. The news of their separation started doing the rounds in 2012 soon after Dipika met Shoaib on the sets of Sasural Simar Ka in 2011. According to reports Dipika’s stormy affair with the latter was the reason behind her wedding falling apart.
Dipika Kakar and Shoaib Ibrahim got married in Shoaib’s native village Maudaha Hamirpur, UP in a nikaah ceremony.
Dipika got embroiled in a controversy after she started dating her co-star Shoaib Ibrahim while she was still married. She found herself in the centre of another controversy when she converted to Islam post her wedding with Shoaib and changed her name to Faiza. Also Read 4 Biggest & Most Controversial Fights From All Seasons of Bigg Boss
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