Dolly Minhas is an Indian model and actress who mainly works in Hindi, Punjabi, and Kannada films. She is considered as India’s first actress to play ‘Catwoman’ along with the television actress, Ashwini Kalsekar. They played Catwomans in the television show, “Shaktimaan.”
Dolly Minhas was born on Thursday, 8 February 1968 (age 52 years; as in 2020) in Chandigarh. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. Her family has its roots in Punjab. She was good at singing and dance from a very young age. Dolly was fascinated by the entertainment industry since childhood, and she always desired to be a part of it. Dolly did her schooling from Chandigarh’s Carmel Convent School and went to Panjab University to pursue her graduation. In 1988, she was crowned Miss India.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Brown
Family & Caste
Parents & Siblings
Not much is known about her parents & siblings.
Husband & Children
During the shooting of her debut film, Dolly fell in love with the director of the film, Anil Mattoo. The duo tied the knot in 1997. She has one son and one daughter.
Dolly Minhas started her acting career in 1991 by playing a small role in the Hindi film, “Dastoor.” Next, she appeared in films like “Mr. Bond,” “Kshatriya,” and “Game.” Some of her popular Hindi films include “Pyaar Mein Twist,” “Good Luck!,” “Dil Dhadakne Do,” “Kabir Singh,” and “Bombay Dreams.”
She made her Kannada film debut in 1993 with the film, “Rayaru Bandaru Mavana Manege.” Subsequently, she appeared in Kannada films like “Mr. Mahesh Kumar,” “Honey Moon,” “Kalavida,” and “Makkala Sakshi.”
In 1996, Dolly made her television debut with the serial, “Hindustani.” She, then, went on to appear in many TV serials including “Shaktimaan,” “Vishnu Puran,” “Baa Bahoo Aur Baby,” “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?…Ek Baar Phir,” “Dil Se Dil Tak,” and “Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka.”
Her Punjabi film debut came in the year 2007 with the film, “Mitti Wajaan Maardi .” Thereafter, she featured in many Punjabi films, like “Tera Mera Ki Rishta,” “Mel Karade Rabba,” and “Jatt & Juliet 2.”
- Food: Chole Bhature
- Beverage: Lassi
- Actor: Amitabh Bachchan
- Actress: Waheeda Rehman
- Travel Destination: London
- Colour(s): White, Grey
- TV Show: Bigg Boss
- Her hobbies include reading and travelling.
- Dolly enjoys watching reality TV shows.
- She has a good command over Hindi, English, and Punjabi languages.
- Dolly is fond of dogs and has two pet dogs.
- She is an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha.