Neha Dhupia Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Neha Dhupia (Actress)

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Neha Dhupia is an Indian Actor, Model, and Television Host. She was one among the Top 10 finalists in the 2002 Miss Universe pageant. Let us find out some more interesting details about Neha Dhupia’s life, her family, biography and other facts. 

Biography/Wiki

Neha Dhupia was born on 27 August 1980 (age 38; as in 2018) in Cochin, Kerala, India. She was educated at Nabal Public School in Kochi and Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi. She graduated in History from Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi. She made her acting debut in stage play, Graffiti in New Delhi. Later, she ventured into modelling. In 1994, Neha made her first on-screen appearance as a child artist in the Malayalam movie, Minnaram. At the age of 19, she starred in the Star Plus’ TV Serial, Rajdhani. She also appeared in TV serials like Ssshhhh…Koi Hai, Musafir Hoon Yaaron, and various other programmes. She got her big break after she won the Femina Miss India pageant in 2002.

Neha Dhupia Childhood Picture With Her Mother

Neha Dhupia Childhood Picture With Her Mother

Neha Dhupia, As The Femina Miss India in 2002

Neha Dhupia, As The Femina Miss India in 2002

Family, Boyfriend, Husband & Caste

Neha Dhupia was born into a Sikh Family to Pradip Singh Dhupia and Manpinder aka Babli Dhupia. Her nickname is Chotu. Her father is a retired Indian Navy Officer and her mother is a homemaker. She has a brother, Hardeep Dhupia, who works with Jet Airways. 

Neha Dhupia's Mother and Father

Neha Dhupia’s Mother and Father

Neha Dhupia With Her Brother And Parents

Neha Dhupia With Her Brother And Parents

Neha Dhupia, With Her Brother

Neha Dhupia, With Her Brother

Neha was in a relationship with a professional squash player, Ritwik Bhattacharya, for a long time. According to some sources, there were even rumours of the duo tying the knot. However, in 2010, they parted their ways. 

Neha Dhupia And Ritwik Bhattacharya

Neha Dhupia And Ritwik Bhattacharya

While in Venezuela, Neha met a dentist named James Sylvester. According to the sources, they were in a relationship for around 3 years and that James moved to India for his lady love. But, later, they parted their ways and James moved back to the US.

Neha Dhupia With James Sylvester

Neha Dhupia With James Sylvester

In 2014, there were speculations of Neha dating the Indian Cricketer, Yuvraj Singh, when the duo appeared together at a birthday party. However, Neha denied having any relationship with Yuvi.

Neha Dhupia With Yuvraj Singh

Neha Dhupia With Yuvraj Singh

On 10 May 2018, at the age of 37, Neha married her best friend, Angad Bedi, whom she had been dating for a long time. The couple is blessed with a daughter, Mehr Dhupia Bedi. 

Neha Dhupia, With Her Husband, Angad Bedi

Neha Dhupia, With Her Husband, Angad Bedi

Neha Dhupia's daughter Mehr Dhupia Bedi

Neha Dhupia’s daughter Mehr Dhupia Bedi

Physical Appearance

Height: 5’ 6”

Weight: 65 kg

Figure Measurements: 36-28-36

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Brown

Career

In 2000, Neha was seen in a Japanese movie, Nattu Odoru! Ninja Densetsu. In 2003, Neha made her Bollywood debut with the movie, Qayamat: City Under Threat. In the same year, she also made her debut in the Tollywood movie, Ninne Ishtapaddanu. She was much acclaimed for the 2004 movie, Julie, starring Sanjay Kapoor. Subsequently, she starred in various successful movies like Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005), Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007) and also played supporting roles in movies like Chup Chup Ke (2006) and Singh is Kinng (2008_. She appeared in a Pakistani movie, Kabhi Pyar Na Karna (2008). She was also seen in the movies like Action Replayy (2010), Hindi Medium (2017), Tumhari Sulu (2017), and an anthology movie, Lust Stories (2018). In 2013, she appeared in Punjabi movie, Rangeelay.

Neha Dhupia, Along With Vidya Balan In The Movie, Tumhari Sulu

Neha Dhupia, Along With Vidya Balan In The Movie, Tumhari Sulu

In 2009, Neha was seen in an American TV miniseries, Bollywood Hero, in the role of Lalima Lakhani. Neha also hosted for various shows which include Comedy Circus in 2011 and BFFs with Vogue in 2018. She also hosted an audio show, #NoFilterNeha, which aired on JioSaavn. She interviewed various celebrities on her show #NoFilterNeha. In 2016, she was seen as the gang leader in the reality TV show, MTV Roadies X4: Your Gang, Your Glory. As a judge, she appeared in the TV Show, Chhote Miyan Dhaakad in 2017.

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Neha also starred in commercials for various popular brands like Pepsi, Meena Bazar, Reebok, Mitsubishi Lancer, and Maruti. She often participates in ramp-walks organized by renowned companies and people like Monisha Bajaj, Rina Dhaka, Ogaan, Lakme, and NIFT New Delhi.

Neha Dhupia Ramp Walk

Neha Dhupia Ramp Walk

Awards

  • Screen Award – Best Supporting Actress – Tumhari Sulu in 2017
  • Sony Pictures India Award – Breaking Societal Stereotypes

Signature/Autograph

Neha Dhupia's Signature

Neha Dhupia’s Signature

Assets

Neha owns a Renault Duster and a Toyota Land Cruiser.

Net Worth & Salary

Neha charges around ₹40-50 Lakh per movie. Her net worth is around ₹33 Crores ($5 Million). 

Favourite Things

  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Actresses: Jaya Bhaduri, Rakhee, Smita Patil, Tabu, and Kareena Kapoor
  • Books: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho and comic books
  • Colours: Light Red and Purple
  • Destinations: Spain, Netherlands, and France

Facts

  • Neha’s ambition was to become an athlete but, later, she changed her career option to acting. 
  • In 1998, Neha appeared in a Hindi pop song, Sha Na Na Na, by Euphoria from the album, Dhoom. She was also a member of the band for some time.

  • She performed a dual role of twin sisters in the 2005 movie, Sheesha, which Neha claims to be the biggest regret.
  • In 2007, while shooting for the film, Dus Kahaniyaan, a scene from the film demanded Neha to lick the palm of her co-actor. She made him wash his hands several times.
  • She is health conscious and follows daily food and workout routine along with doing yoga.
  • In 2012, she gave up eating non-vegetarian food after she read that meat stays in the body for around six months. 
  • In 2013, she was the team owner in the Colors TV show, Nautanki: The Comedy Theatre.
  • She is a philanthropist and performs various charity works. 
  • Her hobbies include shopping, doing yoga, travelling, and reading.
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