Shibani Dandekar Akhtar (conceived 27 August 1980) is an Indian-Australian vocalist, entertainer, host and model. She started her profession filling in as a TV have on American TV. Following her re-visitation of India, she started facilitating a few shows and occasions on Hindi TV, other than filling in as a model and vocalist. She was one of the co-hosts of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. She was likewise a competitor on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 (2012) and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 (2017).
Early and personal life
Dandekar was brought into the world as the oldest little girl into a Marathi family. Her dad Shashidhar Dandekar is a theater entertainer in Australia and her mom Sulabha Dandekar works in Qantas Airways, Australia. She has two sisters, Anusha Dandekar, an entertainer vocalist working in Bollywood, and Apeksha Dandekar. Dandekar alongside her sisters framed a music band named D-Major. Dandekar experienced childhood in Australia and Africa for most of her young life.
Dandekar began dating Bollywood movie producer and entertainer Farhan Akhtar in 2018, soon after his separation from Adhuna Bhabani in 2017. On 19 February 2022, they got hitched in a non-strict function at Farhan’s dad’s farmhouse in Khandala.
In 2001, she moved to New York City and started working in American TV. She facilitated three broadly partnered TV programs, Namaste America, V Desi and the Asian Variety Show. In this job, she acquainted Bollywood’s greatest stars with American crowds and furthermore facilitated An Evening With Shah Rukh Khan in Atlantic City. She has been a contender on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, the India-put together Dancing With the Stars with respect to the BBC organization and facilitated in India on Colors TV.
She got back to India and proceeded with her work as a TV have, while wandering into displaying too. Aside from music and demonstrating, Dandekar’s adoration for securing shows saw her as host for significant occasions, for example, the Maxim Hot 100, Nike, Rolls Royce, Puma, Mercedes, Toyota, Horlicks, HSBC, Spice Mobile, JBL, MTV Coke Studio, Nivea and the Sony Launch of the accolade for Michael Jackson’s “This is It”. Dandekar has secured famous shows including the way of life shows After Hours on Zee Cafe, Men 2.0 on AXN, ZoOm’s Let’s Design, India’s Sexiest Bachelor on Big CBS Prime, as well as its expansion India’s Glam Diva on Big CBS Love. Dandekar likewise moored the Indian delivered Grammy Nominees Special on VH1 as a lead-up to the 53rd Grammy Awards. Starting around 2011, she has been co-facilitating the show Extraa Innings – T20 on Sony Max Television during the Indian Premier League matches. she won a designation at the eleventh Indian Television Academy Awards in the class Best Anchor Game/Quiz Show. She is facilitating the Mission cover went for National Geography channel. She did a dance number Hi Poli Saajuk for 2014’s Marathi film Timepass, trailed by 36 Nakhrewaliin Sangharsh. She assumed the part ‘Zoya’ in the film Roy which was delivered on 13 February 2015. In 2017, Shibani took part in Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 and wiped out in the primary week at twelfth spot. In 2019, she facilitated the initial function of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019alongside with Andrew Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness in which her significant other Farhan Akhtar likewise showed up as a visitor addressing India.