Dipna Patel

Dipna Patel is an Indian actress and model. She was crowned the 2nd Runner Up at the I AM SHE – Miss Universe India 2012. She also won the Femina Style Diva 2012 Season 1 and Miss Asia Pacific World India 2012. She made her feature film debut with Gujjubhai The Great, a comedy drama based on the franchise of Gujjubhai stage-plays by Siddharth Randeria and directed by Ishaan Randeria.

Dipna Patel
OccupationActress, Model
Awards2nd Runners Up in I AM She – Miss Universe India 2012

Early life and education

Patel pursued a degree in fashion and apparel design from NIFT, Gandhinagar.[1] She got a scholarship to the New York Film Academy in 2013.

Patel used to perform garba almost every night of the Navratri festival in Vadodara until 2013, after which her professional engagements did not leave her the time to do so.[2]


Patel started her glamour career in 2011 by winning the Miss Citadel Pune (Yin Yang) title.[3] She also won the titles of Miss Asia Pacific World India 2012 and Femina Style Diva 2012 1st Season and was the second runner up at the I AM She – Miss Universe India 2012.

Patel made her debut in movies with the Ishaan Randeria-directed Gujarati film Gujjubhai The Great, the highest grossing Gujarati film at the time. The film is a comedy-drama based on the franchise of Gujjubhai stage plays by Siddharth Randeria. The movie shot for 8 weeks in Mumbai and 15 weeks in Gujarat.

Patel has done photo shoots and advertisements for various brands, including Kohinoor Basmati Rice, PUMA and Killer Jeans. She has even done anchoring for Magna Publications

Patel won the coveted Best Actress Award (Padmarani Paritoshik Shrestha Abhinetri 2018) out of 8 nominations for her performance in the Gujarati play "Santakukdi".The play was a part of the prestigious Chitralekha Natyaspardha held annually and is an official adaptation of the acclaimed Marathi play - White Lily Night Rider.



Plays Year Language Genre Director Production
Pritam Pyare Pappuji 201213 Hindi Dance Drama Vipul Mehta Sanjay Goradia Productions
Aadhe Adhure[4] 2014 Hindi Lalit Parimoo Natsamaj
Mauj Karone Yaar[4] 2014 Gujarati Kiran Bhatt Mumbai Samachar
Thappo[5] 201516 Gujarati Kamlesh Oza Rrutu Oza Production
Mayday 2016–Present English Musical Trishla Patel TPot Productions
Tik Tak Tales 2016–Present English Children's Play Ulka Mayur & Songs By Mayur Puri Story Circus
Raju, Raja Ram Aur Main 2016–Present Hindi Directed by Kedar Shinde Sharman Joshi Productions
The Exchange Student 2017–Present Hindi & English Trishla Patel TPot Production
Santakukdi 2017–Present Gujarati Shivang Thakkar Shivansham Production
Dhamaal-E-Ishq 2019–Present Gujarati Santosh Rane & Vaibhav Biniwale Sanjay Goradia- Kaustubh Trivedi


Year Name of the film Role Special Notes
2015 Gujjubhai The Great Tanisha Gandhi Lead role
2017 Beat That Short film
2018 Kaarnamu Short film
2018 Why did I ask ? Short film
2019 The Great Indian Escape Anu Bhargava Cameo

TV shows


  1. "From NIFT Dipna comes a long way". DNA. 9 May 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  2. "No other city can match Vadodara's garbas: Dipna Patel". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  3. "Beauty & The Crown". The Indian Express. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  4. "I will continue doing Gujarati plays: Dipna Patel". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  5. "Gujju girl Dipna to play 'Thappo' abroad". DNA. 17 January 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  6. "Dipna Patel doing a Gujarati TV show!". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
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