Divyanka Tripathi is a successful TV actress known primarily for her role in the popular daily soap ‘Ye Hai Mohabbatein’. In that show aired on Star Plus, she plays the role of Dr. Ishita Raman Bhalla. She is known for her endearing screen presence and good histrionics.
Family Background and Early Life
Divyanka was born on December 14, 1984, in Bhopal to Narenda Tripathi, a pharmacist and Neelam, a homemaker. She has an elder sister called Priyanka and a brother called Aishwarya. She did her education, both school and college, in Bhopal.
As a teenager, Tripathi was interested in becoming an army officer. She enrolled for a rifle shooting course from Bhopal Rifle Academy and also enlisted for a mountaineering course from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. She is now the executive officer of Bhopal Rifle Academy. She also holds a gold medal for rifle shooting.
Divyanka started her career as a model. She was the anchor of Akashwani Bhopal, before plunging herself into the world of modeling. In 2003, she participated in Pantene Zee Teen Contest, and won the title of Miss Beautiful Skin. She participated in the talent hunt competition ‘Zee Cinestar ki Khoj’ on Zee TV and turned up as the winning candidate from Bhopal zone. In 2005, Divyanka Triphati was crowned Miss Bhopal.
To begin with, she dabbled in a few telefilms produced by Doordarshan. Then she went on portray a double role of Divya, a modern, educated girl and Vidya, an uneducated orphan, in the TV show ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhann’ which was aired on Zee TV. In fact, she thought someone had pranked her into auditioning for the show, when she was in Mumbai. But the show brought fame to her doorstep as she impressed viewers with her screen presence and histrionic abilities.
Divyanka became a household name during ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhann’, which began in 206 and ran for three years. She won awards like Fresh New Face by Indian Telly and the Best Actress Award (Drama) by Indian Television Academy.
Divyanka worked in the second season of horror thriller ‘Ssshhhh…Phir Koi Hai’ in 2009. She has also acted in TV shows like Mrs. & Mr. Sharma Allahabadwale, hintu Chinki Aur Ek Badi Si Love Story, Adaalat and Teri Meri Love Stories. She has also been a part of reality shows like Comedy Circus.
Divyanka Tripathi in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein
In the popular TV show ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ which began airing on 2013, she plays Dr.Ishita Bhala, a cherubic dentist who marries Raman Bhalla (played by Karan Patel). Though she is infertile, she offers all her maternal love to Raman’s daughter from previous marriage. The show is based on the novel by the same name, written by author Manju Kapoor. Divyanka has won multiple awards for Best Actress in Lead Role for the show.
Divyanka Tripathi – Boyfriend
She was in a relationship with actor Ssharad Malhotra but the couple eventually broke up in early 2015. Though both did not voice out the cause, reports attributed the separation to Ssharad’s meandering ways. Divyanka who says that she has been serious with all of her three relationships, admits to feeling lost after breaking up with Ssharad, after nine years of being in a relationship with him.
The 5 feet 5 inch Divyanka is reported of being in a relationship with co-actor Vivek Daliya. Sources say that the two like to spend quality with each other. Of course, both actors have quashed the news and termed them as rumors, citing that they are just good friends.
View on Marriage
Divyanka says that she has not lost hope on love, and is waiting for the right man to come her way. Divyanka says that marriage material for her is the one who does not have ego issues and is quite understanding by nature.
Divyanka Tripathi – Photos