Ketki Dave is a dazzling Indian actress and a stand-up comedian. She was born on August 13, 1960, in Bombay, Maharashtra, India, to the actress,
, and the director, Praveen Joshi. Her younger sister is
, who is also an actress and anchor. She was married to
and their daughter,
, is also an actress. She and Rasik run a Gujarati Theatre Company, and she was starred in more than 75 Gujarati films and remarkable Hindi films like Money Hai Toh Honey Hai, Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya, Hello! Hum Lallan Bol Rahe Hain and more.
Ketki was debuted as a television actress from the serial,
on Zee TV in 1996, where she played as Manasi. In 2001, she acted in the serial, Ye Dil Kya Kare. From year 2000–2008, she performed as Daksha Virani (where she also got her other name) in the Indian soap opera, , which was produced by
. This serial gained her fame and popularity, especially when she made a comeback after five years of being on a hiatus in the show. In the year 2006, she joined the season 2 of the dance reality show,
on STAR Plus together with Rasik. In 2007, Ketki joined the reality-based comedy show, Comedy Circus on Sony Entertainment Television. Then in the year 2008, she also joined the second season of the reality program,
on Colors, but she was eliminated. Later, she joined the Comedy Circus show again. Ketki also played the role of a notorious don on SAB TV’s Lo Ho Gayi Pooja Iss Ghar Ki. She also hosted the Red Chillies Idiot Box’ show,
on the Food channel.
In 2010, she did a show on STAR Plus entitled, "
" and played a negative role as Nimafui. She also acted as an antagonist who later turned out to be a protagonist in the drama soap, "Preet Se Bandhi Ye Dori
Ram Milaayi Jodi
" on ZEE TV. From 2012 up to the present, Ketki has been part of the famous drama soap, "
" where she played as Snehlata Mukesh Khandeshi.
Ketki was debuted as a film actress through the Hindi film, Kissi Se Na Kehna and essayed the role of Shyamoli in 1983. Then she started to receive offers to do films like Dil, Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet and more. Her first notable role as Vimla, the wife of Appu Khote (played by
) in Bollywood comedy film, Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa, is the most significant. Her next notable role was from another romantic-comedy movie, Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2003, where she acted as Sarlaben Patel, the mother of Rohit Patel (played by Saif Ali Khan).
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Ketki Dave is very famous Indian Television actress born on 13th August 1960 in Mumbai. She comes from a filmy background. Her mother is Sarita Joshi, who is an actress and father Praveen Joshi who was a theater director. She got married to the actor Rasik Dave. Her sister Purbi Joshi is also an actress. Ketki Dave is very famous for her role in Ekta Kapoor’s most popular drama "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" in which she played the role of Daksha Virani.
She made her Bollywood debut in 1983 from the movie "Kisi Se Na Kehna". She had done many movies like Dil (1990), Hogi Pyar Ki Jeet (1999), Aamdani Athanni Kharcha Rupiya (2001), Kitne Door Kitne Paas (2002), Parwana (2003), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Love In Japan (2006), Money Hai To Honey Hai (2008), Straight (2009), Hello! Hum Lallan Bol Rahe Hain (2010) and I Hate Luv Stories (2010).
She made her debut in the television industry in 1996 from the drama "Hasratein." In 2000, she got more fame from Ekta Kapoor’s drama "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi." Her character in "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" got much appreciation and praised by the audience. In 2006, she participated in dance reality show "Nach Baliye" with her husband Rasik Dave and showed her dancing skills. She featured in Colors TV's most Popular reality show Big Boss in 2008. After that, she took a part in Sony tv’s show Comedy Circus Kaante Ki Takkar. She is a very talented celebrity who have done many movies and TV shows and proved her acting and dancing skills too.
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Ketki Dave is a famous Indian actress, known for her witty roles in Bollywood film Industry. Born in a family of actors, it is not a surprise that Ketki chose to enter into the cinema field. Her mother, Sarita Joshi is a popular television actress and her father, Praveen Joshi is a versatile theatre artist. Ketki has a younger sibling, Purbi Joshi, who is a television show presenter and an actress. This Mumbaiwala is noted for various movies in both Hindi and Gujarati language. She started appearing on screen in the year 1996. Her first role as Shyamoli was in the Hindi movie Kissi Se Na Kehna, in the year 1983.
directed this movie which is a comical one that has Farooq Shaikh and
in the lead. She then got a small but substantial role to do in the
starring movie Dil, in the year 1990. After this, in the year 1996, she was approached to act in the drama Hasratein, in one of the supporting roles. Her character in the soap was called as Manasi and it was broadcasted on Zee TV. This role made her very busy in many channels like Star Plus, Sony TV, and Zee TV and so on.
The one serial that made Kateki reach the extreme height of fame is Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi that was telecasted on Star Plus. This serial is one of the few dramas that have run for more than eight years, starting from the year 2000 to 2008, consisting of around 1833 episodes in total. She was then seen tapping her feet for the reality show Nach Baliye, season 2, that was aired on Star One channel. Ketki was paired up with Rasik, and the couple secured the tenth position in this show, which was judged by
. Other dramas to her credit in the small screen are Behenein, Ram Milaayi Jodi, PavitraRishta in Hindi and 1760 Saasuma in Gujarati. She is currently appearing in the soap Tamanna on Star Plus. She has done many movies in Bollywood such as Kitne Door KitnePaas, Money Hai Toh Honey Hai, I Hate Luv Storys and so on.
Ketki Dave got married to the established actor Rasik Dave, and the couple has one daughter named Riddhi Dave.