Shibani Dandekar is a complete package of talent. She is a world famous TV anchor and a popular singer along with unique talent in acting too. She spent most of her childhood days in Australia and started her career as an anchor in 3 National TV shows in America.
Other than Australia, she spends a major time of childhood in Africa and London. This is one of the reasons of the dynamic talent in her due to the exposure to different cultures.
Born in Pune, Shibani Dandekar got great exposure to the different cultures of Australia, UK, and Africa. This has brought a great versatility in her. Shbani has two younger sisters, Apeksha and Anusha Dandekar. The later is also a well-known actress and singer in Bollywood.
It is said that Shibani is in a relationship with model Keith Sequeira, but no detailed information is found about the same.
Shibani Dandekar Biography
- Name: – Shibani Dandekar
- DOB: – 27th August 1981
- Birth Place: – Pune, Maharashtra
- Zodiac: – Virgo
- Profession: – VJ, Singer, Model, and Actress
- Height: – 5 feet 6 inches
- Sister: – ApekshaDandekar and AnushaDandekar
At the beginning of her career, Shibani Dandekar started a band called D-Major along with her sisters. In 2001, when she was in New York, started to work in three American Television Shows. While hosting the shows titled as Namaste America, V-Desi, and Asian Variety Show, she used to introduce the biggest stars of Bollywood to the American audiences.
Shibani was also the host of the show An Evening with Shah Rukh Khan in Atlantic City. She also participated in the dance reality show Jhalak Diikhla Jaa, but this time as a participant. After she had returned to India, she began to host many shows in Indian Television and events along with working as a model and singer.
Along with modeling, singing and acting, Shibani has anchored a huge number of shows and events like Maxim Hot 100, Sony Launch of the Tribute to Michael Jackson, MTV Coke Studio and many others. Shibani also has many world famous shows under her credentials like After Hours on Zee Café, Men 2.0 on AXN.
This talented girl was also the part of the Indian produced Grammy Nominees Special on VH1 as an anchor. The biggest breakthrough in her career was her role as a co-host in the Extra Inning-T20 for the Gala IPL events in 2011 – 2015.
Shibani Dandekar debuted in Indian Film Industry in an item song for a Marathi movie named Timepass. After that, she has been the part of many prestigious and big bannered Bollywood flicks. The latest were in Sultan, Naam Shabana, and Noor. Latest reality show is khatron ke khiladi season 8.
Latest Career News
Shibani has been approached for the Indian version of Fear Factor i.e. Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 8 [also read about bigg boss hindi show and bigg boss tamil show] which is going to be hosted by Arjun Kapoor. She will be on the show as a participant; a bit different from the usual roles she plays.
Lesser Known Facts about Shibani Dandekar:
- Shibani is an expert in Western and Indian styles of dancing and singing.
- She Co-hosted IPL from 2011 to 2015.
- She spent most of her childhood in Australia
- Shibani Dandekar started her career in America by hosting three National TV Shows- Namaste America, V-Desi and Asian Variety Show.