Dalljiet Kaur

Dalljiet Kaur is an American television actress. She is primarily known for her portrayals of Niyati in Kulvaddhu, Anjali in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? and Manjiri in Kaala Teeka. She participated and became the winner of Nach Baliye with Shaleen Bhanot. In 2019, she participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13 as a contestant.[1] She slept with many boys.

Dalljiet Kaur
Dalljiet Kaur at Gold Awards 2017
Born (1982-11-15) 15 November 1982
Other namesDaljit Kaur
OccupationActress, Dancer
Years active2004 – present
Spouse(s)Shaleen Bhanot (2009–2015)

Early life

Kaur was born on 15 November 1982 in Ludhiana.[2] She comes from a family of army background.[3] Her father is a retired Colonel[4] and her two elder sisters are in the defence services, as Indian Army officers.[5]

Personal life

Whilst working in Kulvaddhu she met Shaleen Bhanot,[6] whom she married on 9 December in the year 2009.[7] In 2015, the she filed for a divorce accusing Shaleen of domestic violence.


In 2004, she won the title of Miss Pune, as well as being a finalist in a number of other pageants including, Miss Navy, Miss Mumbai and Miss Maharashtra Queen.[4] She made her television début in the Zee drama, Manshaa, and this was followed by appearances in CID, Aahat and Raat Hone Ko Hai.[8] In 2005, she appeared in the show Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan where she played Siya followed by a cameo in Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai. Her first role as a protagonist in a drama was in Kulvaddhu as Niyati, a young girl from a royal Jodhpur family.[4]

Following the abrupt ending of Kulvaddhu,[9] Daljeet went on to play Shikha in Chhoona Hai Aasmaan.[10] She also appeared in Star Plus show Santaan from 2007 to 2009.

In 2008, she participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye in the fourth season and became the winner with ex husband Shaleen Bhanot.[11] In 2011 she played Anjali in Star Plus' show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?.[12]

Kaur made her comeback to television with Colors TV's Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur where she played Janki.[13] She later did an episodic appearance in Life OK's Savdhaan India. From 2015 to 2017, she played one of the leads in Zee TV's Kaala Teeka.

In 2017, she portrayed Aadishakti in Maa Shakti. In 2018, she played one of the supporting leads in Star Plus show Qayamat Ki Raat.[14] She later appeared in Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka and Vikram Betaal Ki Rahasya Gatha

In 2019, she essayed the role of antagonist Antara Jindal on the show Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega which airs on Zee TV.[15]

Kaur was a celebrity contestant in the thirteenth season of the Indian version of the reality TV show Big Brother, Bigg Boss.[16]


2004ManshaaDaljietZee TV
2005Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa BandhanSiyaStar Plus
Kaisa Ye Pyar HaiTanzySony TV[17]
2006Mano Ya Na ManoAnita - Ep. 78Star One
2006–2007KulvaddhuNiyatiSony TV
2007–2008Chhoona Hai AasmaanShikha SinghStar One
2007–2009SantaanSuhana DixitStar Plus
2008 Saas v/s Bahu as herself Sahara One
2008–2009 Nach Baliye 4 Contestant Star Plus
2009Kahaniya Vikram Aur Betaal KiPrincess MadhumatiColors
2011 Nachle Ve Season 3 Contestant Imagine TV
2011–2012Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?Anjali Shyam JhaStar Plus
2015Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke SurJaanki Shekhar GadodiaColors
2015Savdhaan IndiaShrutiLife OK
2015–2017Kaala TeekaManjiri
Zee TV
2017Maa ShaktiAadishakti / KaaliBig Magic
2018Qayamat Ki RaatKarunaStar Plus
Silsila Badalte Rishton KaAmritaColors
Vikram Betaal Ki Rahasya GathaAnusuya (Cameo)&TV
2019BOSS: Baap of Special ServicesChief's wifeALT Balaji
Guddan Tumse Na Ho PayegaAntara JindalZee TV
HaiwaanDr. Agnihotri's wife
Bigg Boss 13 Contestant (Evicted on day 13) Colors TV


  1. "Bigg Boss 13: Dalljiet Kaur REVEALS She Took 4 Years To Agree To Enter BB House". 30 October 2019.
  2. "बेटे को लेकर 'बिग बॉस 13' के स्टेज पर पहुंची दलजीत कौर, एंट्री से पहले ही सलमान के सामने हो गईं भावुक". abpnews.abplive.in (in Hindi). 29 September 2019. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
  3. "Daljeet Kaur's Ladakh trip". Oneindia.in. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
  4. "'I like to dream' – Entertainment". DNA India. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
  5. "Daljit Kaur's flying high". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
  6. "Karisma's tears worked wonders for Nach Baliye 4 winners". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 26 January 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  7. "Dalljieet Kaur marriage details". Retrieved 25 November 2013.
  8. "I am ninety nine percent like the character I play in Kulvaddhu". Tellychakkar.com. Archived from the original on 15 December 2007. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  9. "Daljeet Kaur is at a loss without Kulvadhu". Indya.com. Archived from the original on 26 January 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  10. "Daljit wants to touch the skies – Entertainment". DNA India. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  11. "Nach Baliye: Here's a look at the winners of all past seasons". 13 July 2019.
  12. "शादी के 8 साल बाद पिता बने इस प्यार को क्या नाम दूं फेम एक्टर, घर आई नन्ही परी". aajtak.intoday.in (in Hindi). 6 July 2019. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
  13. "Daljeet Kaur Bhanot bags Rashmi Sharma's next". 9 February 2015.
  14. "Qayamat Ki Raat actor Deepa: Ekta Kapoor has revived my career, given me a second chance". 21 June 2018.
  15. "Bigg Boss 13: Dalljiet Kaur Aka Antara QUITS Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega For Salman Khan's Show". 30 August 2019.
  16. "Bigg Boss 13: Dalljiet Kaur poses with her son Jaydon and parents before entering the house". 29 September 2019.
  17. "YEH DOSTI HUM NAHIN CHODENGE. Meet actors who are also best friends". Tellychakkar.com. Archived from the original on 22 December 2008. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
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