Sobhita Dhulipala is a renowned Indian model, beauty queen, and a film actress. She was born on May 31, 1992 in Tenali, Andhra Pradesh in India. She shifted to Mumbai to pursue her studies and film career. Sobhita studied at the Visakha Valley School and later attended H.R. College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai. She is a trained classical dancer in both Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam. In 2013, she won the Femina Miss India title and represents her country in the Miss Earth pageant, which was held in the Philippines. She won major awards like Miss Photogenic, Miss Earth Eco-Beauty, Miss Talent, and Miss Beautiful Face Awards.
She was also featured in the 2014 Kingfisher Bikini Calendar, along with other models. This led her to make an entry into the fashion industry and instantly became one of the sought-after models. From 2014-2016, she served as the Kalanjali (a textile giant in South India) Brand Ambassador. In 2016, Sobhita was debuted as an actress in Anurag Kashyap’s neo noir psychological thriller film, Raman Raghav 2.0, where she earned a nomination at Cannes’ Critics Choice for Best Supporting Performance category. In the same year, she also signed for three more films under Phantom Films (Kashyap’s film production and distribution company).
She co-starred with
Saif Ali Khan in the upcoming Hindi films, Kaalakaandi (directed by
Akshat Verma) and Chef (directed by
Raja Krishna Menon). Both films are set to release this 2017. Sobhita also signed for her first Telugu film, which will star