Daisy Shah Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

 

Daisy ShahDaisy Shah is an Indian actress, model, and dancer who primarily works in Kannada and Bollywood films. She is well known for working in films like Jai Ho (2014), Hate Story 3 (2015), and Race 3 (2018).

Wiki/Biography

Daisy Shah was born on Saturday, 25 August 1984 (age 39 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She completed her graduation in Arts from Khalsa College in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Childhood picture of Daisy Shah with her sister Deepali Shah

Childhood picture of Daisy Shah with her sister Deepali Shah

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 7″

Weight (approx.): 60 kg

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Brown

Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-26-34

Daisy Shah

Family

Daisy Shah belongs to a Gujarati family.

Parents & Siblings

Daisy’s father was a businessman. He died in 2007 due to a heart attack. Her mother’s name is Pallavi Shah.

Daisy Shah with her mother

Daisy Shah with her mother

She has a sister, Deepali Shah.

Daisy Shah with her sister Deepali Shah

Daisy Shah with her sister Deepali Shah

Relationships/Affairs

It was rumoured that Daisy Shah dated choreographer Ganesh Acharya. Daisy worked as a assistant choreographer in Ganesh’s dance group. It was speculated that Ganesh Acharya gifted her a car and a luxurious flat. However, he denied any relationship with Daisy and revealed in an interview,

That’s not true. Even my own group would tease me about her when she was with us. But Daisy and I were never in a relationship. I’m happily married.” [1]Times Of India

Daisy Shah with choreographer Ganesh Acharya

Daisy Shah with choreographer Ganesh Acharya

It was rumoured that Daisy Shah secretly dated Salman Khan. Salman spotted her first time while she was assisting Ganesh Acharya for the Bollywood film ‘Maine Pyaar Kyu Kiya’ in South Africa. According to reports, Salman gifted Daisy a classy car.

Daisy Shah with Salman Khan

Daisy Shah with Salman Khan

Career

Film

Daisy Shah made her acting debut in 2011 with the Kannada film Bodyguard in which she played the role of Ammu. In the same year, she appeared in the Kannada film Bhadra in which she played the character of Kavya. In 2013, she appeared in the Kannada film Gajendra. Daisy made her Bollywood debut in 2014 with Jai Ho in which she played the role of Rinky Shah alongside Salman Khan.

A still from the shoot of Daisy Shah's debut film, Jai Ho

A still from the shoot of Daisy Shah’s debut film, Jai Ho

In the same year, she played the role of Nireeksha in the Kannada horror film Aakramana, which was the first Kannada horror movie to be made in 3D format. In 2015, Daisy appeared in the Bollywood film Hate Story 3 as Kaya Sharma.

Poster of Daisy Shah's film, Hate Story 3

Poster of Daisy Shah’s film, Hate Story 3

In 2018, Daisy played the lead role in the Bollywood film Race 3 as Sanjana Singh. In 2019, Daisy made her Gujarati debut with the film Gujarat 11 in which she played the role of a sub-inspector, Divya Chauhan.

Dance Assistant 

Daisy Shah started her career as a dancer in Ganesh Acharya‘s troupe. She performed as a dancer in his group for around four years, and she later became his assistant choreographer.

Daisy in the Bollywood film Tere Naam as a background dancer

Daisy in the Bollywood film Tere Naam as a background dancer

Daisy appeared in a few Bollywood songs as a background dancer like ‘Lagan Lagi’ and ‘O Jaana’ from the film Tere Naam, ‘Rockstar’ from the film Humko Deewana Kar Gaye, ‘Thodi Si Pee Lee Hai’ alongside Sanjay Dutt in the film Department, and ‘Neeli Lombdi’ from Khuda Kasam.

Commercial

In 2022, Daisy Shah appeared in a commercial advertisement for Indira Gas.

 

Music Videos

Daisy Shah has featured in a few music videos like ‘Ekk Vari’ starring Taaha Shah, ‘Juda Hojaye’ alongside Asim Riaz, and ‘Kafan’ starring Dheeraj Dhooper.

Controversies

Accused of an attempt to murder

Daisy Shah was accused of an attempt to murder by a Bhojpuri actor, Satyendra Singh. He filed a case of attempt to murder against Daisy Shah, Ganesh Acharya, Rajneesh Duggal, and 18 other crew members of the Tamil film, Soda.

Daisy Shah with Satyendra Singh during the shoot of film Soda

Daisy Shah with Satyendra Singh during the shoot of the film Soda

Satyendra Singh accused Daisy of replacing him in the film as she wanted to work with a famous star. He claimed that on his way back home, he met with a road accident. According to him, it was not just an accident, it was a planned attempt to murder him. [2]Times Now

Daisy Shah’s photo with Khaled Hosseini’s novel

Daisy Shah shared a picture of her on social media posing with Afghan-American novelist Khaled Hosseini’s novel ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’. She captioned her post “Just smile, because it works.”

Daisy Shah posing with the novel 'A Thousand Splendid Suns'

Daisy Shah posing with the novel ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’

The post was criticized by the people because while reading the novel she was seen smiling which was inappropriate since the novel is all about a girl, Mariam, who faced a very tragic childhood and even suffered abuse in her marriage. Later, she removed the post and apologized for the same. [3]The Tribune

One of the reaction on Daisy Shah's post about the novel 'A Thousand Splendid Suns'

One of the reactions to Daisy Shah’s post about the novel ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’

Award

In 2015,  she won the Highest Grossing Debut Actress award for Jai Ho at ETC Bollywood Business Awards.

Tattoos

  • Daisy has a tattoo inked on her right arm, which is written in the Sanskrit language, and signifies ‘My mother and father are my Gods.’

    Daisy Shah with her tattoo on her arm

    Daisy Shah with her tattoo on her arm

  • She has a tattoo inked on her lower back.

Car Collection

Daisy Shah owns a  Mercedes GLC 220 car.

Daisy Shah with her car Mercedes GLC-200

Daisy Shah with her car Mercedes GLC-200

Favourites

  • Food: Sushi, Vada Pav
  • Holiday Destination: Maldives
  • Film(s): Maine Pyaar Kiya and King Uncle
  • Book: The Secret by Australian author Rhonda Byrne

Facts/Trivia

  • She has two pet dogs, Theo and Miko.

    Daisy Shah shared an Instagram post about her pet dogs, Theo and Miko

    Daisy Shah shared an Instagram post about her pet dogs, Theo and Miko

  • Daisy is a fitness enthusiast, and she practises yoga regularly.
    Daisy Shah at the gym

    Daisy Shah at the gym

    Daisy Shah practising Yoga

    Daisy Shah practising Yoga

  • Daisy, while she was studying in the tenth standard, won the title of ‘Miss Photogenic’ in the Miss Dombivali contest at a local mall in Mumbai.
  • Daisy Shah worked as an assistant dancer in the Bollywood film Race.
  • Daisy Shah has a self-titled YouTube channel, where she posts videos of her workout regime, travel vlogs, dance shorts, and cooking recipes. [4]Daisy Shah – Youtube
  • Daisy Shah has featured on the cover of many magazines like Filmfare, Fablook, Vesture, and Fitlook.

    Daisy Shah on the cover of Fablook magazine

    Daisy Shah on the cover of Fablook magazine

  • Daisy, for her movie Race 3, went through immense training in kickboxing. In an interview, she said,

    The film has action sequences and my training in kickboxing really helped to gain good reflex. I started my training in kickboxing a year ago because I wanted to learn it. Eventually, it helped me to get things right in the film,”.

  • Daisy is fondly called by the name Dizzy by her friends and family.
  • Daisy, along with other actresses, is an eminent part of a concert tour named Da-Bangg Tour, led by Salman.

    Daisy Shah sharing a glimpse of her Da-Bangg tour

    Daisy Shah sharing a glimpse of her Da-Bangg tour

  • Daisy always dreamt of becoming an air hostess in her childhood days.
  • Daisy was offered to play the role of Kareena Kapoor‘s best friend in ‘Bodyguard’, but the role did not excite her. Reportedly, Salman Khan got angry and irritated with her decision of saying no to the film. In an interview, she said,

    I was not convinced with the part that I was offered to play. I was shooting for a south film and dates were also a problem. I couldn’t put that project on hold, I had to concentrate on one thing, I chose to do south film,” she said.

  • Daisy has walked down the ramp for a few designers like Amit GT at Lakme Fashion week 2017 and Kanchan More at Lakme Fashion Week 2019.
    Daisy Shah at Lakme Fashion Week, 2017

    Daisy Shah at Lakme Fashion Week, 2017

    Daisy Shah at Lakme Fashion Week, 2019

    Daisy Shah at Lakme Fashion Week, 2019

  • In May 2018, Mumbai police tweeted to promote cyber safety, which was inspired by the Bollywood film Race 3 actress Daisy Shah’s viral dialogue ‘Our business is our business, none of your business.’

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