Disha Patani Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Caste, Biography & More

Disha Patani

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Disha Patani is a famous Indian model and a Bollywood actress. Before marking her debut with a Telugu film ‘Loafer’ (2015), she was already a famous face in the modelling world. Patani is best known for her portrayal of the role of ‘Priyanka Jha’ in the Bollywood movie “M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.”

Biography/Wiki

Disha Patani born in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. Her real age has been a matter of controversy. According to some sources, she was born on 13 June 1992 (26 years old; age as in 2018) whereas some other sources say that the actress was born on 27 July 1995 (23 years old; age as in 2018). [1]Times of India

Disha patani in her childhood

Disha Patani in her childhood

As a kid, she aspired to be an Air Force Pilot. After completing her schooling, Disha went to Amity University, Lucknow to pursue a degree in Computer Science and Engineering. While she was still in the first year, she started receiving a number of modelling offers. She dropped out of the second year of her degree and went on to participate in the 2013 Femina Miss India Indore. Disha Patani was declared the first runner-up. Surprisingly, she also auditioned for the film ‘Heropanti’ but got rejected.

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Disha Patani at the 2013 Miss Indore

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 7″

Weight (approx.): 50 kg

Hair Colour: Dark Brown

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Figure Measurements: 34-25-34

Disha Patani

 

Family, Caste & Boyfriend

Disha Patani belongs to an upper-middle-class Kshatriya (Rajput) Family. Her father, Mr. Jagdeesh Singh Patani, is a DSP in the Uttar Pradesh Police Department. Her mother is a housewife. She has an elder sister, Khushboo Patani and a younger brother, Suryansh Patani. Although she was born in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India but she traces her roots back to Tanakpur, Uttarakhand, India.

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Disha Patani with her mother

Disha Patani with her family

Disha Patani with her family

Disha Patni's sister, brother and her parents

Disha Patni’s sister, brother and her parents

Disha Patani was in a relationship with ‘Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan’ actor Parth Samthaan for a while.

Disha Patani with Parth Samathan

Disha Patani with Parth Samathan

Reportedly, she is dating actor Tiger Shroff who was also her co-actor in the film “Baaghi 2.” The duo came into a relationship after sharing a bond of friendship for a long time.

Disha Patani with boyfriend Tiger Shroff

Disha Patani with boyfriend, Tiger Shroff

Career

Disha Patani started her career as a model and did various TV advertisements and modelling assignments. She got recognition after her TV commercial of Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk.

She debuted with the Telugu film ‘Loafer’ (2016) opposite Varun Tej.

Disha Patani in Loafer

Disha Patani in Loafer

Disha also appeared in a music video titled ‘Befikra’ with her rumoured boyfriend actor Tiger Shroff. 

She rose to fame with her portrayal of the role of ‘Priyanka Jha’ in ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ (2016). The movie was a biopic based on Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. 

In 2017, she featured in an Indo-Chinese film, ‘Kung Fu Yoga’ along with Jackie Chan, for which she also undertook martial arts training.

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Disha Patani In Kung-Fu-Yoga

Disha Patani has also walked the ramp for various established fashion designers.

DIsha Patani rampwalk

Disha Patani during a ramp walk

Disha Patani during a rampwalk

Disha Patani during a ramp walk

Awards

  • BIG Zee Entertainment Award in the category of Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Female for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
  • Screen Award for Best Female Debut (2016)
  • Stardust Award for Best Acting Debut (Female) (2016)

    Disha Patani

    Disha Patani at an award function

  • Star Screen Award for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

Controversy

  • In 2012, she claimed that she was 20 years old with 13 June 1992 as her date of birth and introduced herself as Disha Patni, not Patani. But, later in 2016, she declared that she was 20 years old with 27 July 1995 as her date of birth.

Net Worth/Salary

Disha Patani’s net worth is nearly 55 crore. She gets paid around ₹17 Crore annually.

Favourite Things

  • Desserts: Donuts, Emarthi, Jalebi, Rabri
  • Actor: Jackie Chan
  • Actress: Rekha

    Disha Patani with Rekha

    Disha Patani with Rekha

  • Superhero: Hulk
  • Films: Avengers Series, Mughal-e-Azam
  • Film Character: Anarkali’s character in “Mughal-e-Azam”
  • Fashion Designer: Ritu Kumar
  • Hair Stylist: Dhruv
  • Animated Cartoon Series: Dragon Ball Z (DBZ)
  • Cartoon Characters: Goku, Johny Bravo
  • Footwear Brand: Puma
  • Theme Park: Disneyland
  • Travel Destination: Maldives
  • Candies: Pulse, Parle Kisme
  • Snacks Brand: Haldiram

Facts

  • She is a fitness enthusiast and visits the gym regularly.

  • Disha Patani regularly practices kicking, boxing, and headstands.

  • She is also trained in Hip-Hop, Salsa, and Break Dance.

  • Disha is an animal lover. She owns two dogs named Bella and Goku and a cat named Jasmine.

    Disha patani with her pet dog

    Disha Patani with her pet dog

  • She was signed by Karan Johar for his film sex comedy film- No Sex Please, We’re Indians, but the movie was called off.
  • She learnt the Asuri language, i.e. a common lingo of Jharkhand for the film “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story.”
  • Disha is very particular about her dressing sense and keeps her wardrobe up-to-date. Well-fitted shorts and cute little dresses are must-haves in her closet.
  • Patani loves driving and is often spotted driving cars while on hangouts with her friends.

    Disha Patani driving a car

    Disha Patani driving a car

  • She was the first choice for the film “Baaghi” but the role later went on to Shraddha Kapoor.
  • Her hobbies include dancing, doing gymnastics, and reading.
  • Reportedly, Jackie Chan gifted her a jacket with his name imbibed on it as he was amazed by her passion for fitness and acrobatics.

    Disha Patani with Jackie Chan

    Disha Patani with Jackie Chan

  • Patani considers her elder sister, Kushboo, as her inspiration.
  • Patani’s hairstyles are made by her hairstylist, Dhruv.

    Disha Patani with her hairstylist

    Disha Patani with her hairstylist

  • She is good friends with Bigg Boss 9 contestant and model Nora Fatehi.

    Disha Patani with Nora Fatehi

    Disha Patani with Nora Fatehi

  • She considers herself ‘a big introvert‘ and a reserved person in real life.
  • Reportedly, a famous oil brand approached Disha Patani and Tiger Shroff to endorse their product. A fee of ₹5 crore was demanded by the pair. [2]DNA
  • She was criticised by her fans for naming one of her dogs, Goku. [3]Times of India
  • Patani has a huge fan base on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. She posts her pictures on her social media accounts regularly and keeps her fans entertained.
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References   [ + ]

1. Times of India
2. DNA
3. Times of India

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