Deepika Chikhalia

Other names of Deepika Chikhalia: Dipti Chikhalia, Deepika, Deepika Topiwala

Deepika Chikhalia was born on 29 April 1965 in Pali Hill area of Bandra, a suburb of Mumbai. She soon changed her name from Dipti Chikhalia to Deepika Chikhalia, and is also referred as Deepika Topiwala with her husband's last name. This famous actress began her acting career in 1983 and was active in the film and TV industry until 1994. She debuted as an actress in the 1983 film, Sun MeriLaila. She continued to act in several movies, performing supporting roles in Bhagwaan Dada, 1986, Kala Dhanda Goray Log, 1986, Doorie,1989 and played lead heroine in the horror film Cheekh, 1986 and Raat Ke Andhere Mein, 1987.

Her first TV performance was in the popular television serial Dada Daadi Ki Kahani, broadcast in 1985. In 1987 she started acting in the very popular television series Ramayan. She played the role of Sita and gained enormous national popularity. What followed next in her career were several lead roles in more popular TV serials like Vikram Aur Betaal in 1988, The Sword of Tipu Sultan, and Luv Kush - both in 1989. She performed in several Hindi films including Ghar Ka Chiraag in 1989, Rupaye Dus Karod in 1991, Sanam Aap Ki Khatir in 1992, as well as in one Bengali film, Asha O Bhalobasha in 1989 and one Tamil film Naangal in 1992. After 1992 she started acting in Hindi films but mainly in supporting roles.

Deepika became politically active and in 1991 was elected as a Member of Parliament in the Indian Lok Sabha from the Baroda constituency.

Deepika Upadhyay

Deepika Upadhyay is a talented Television actress who made her debut in Television industry with the role of Ganga in super popular show on Life OK channel' Devon ke Dev- Mahadev'.Devon ke Dev-Mahadev is a Hindu mythological drama based on the research work done by Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik who is a very famous researcher in Hindu mythology and a noted management guru. From the ideas developed by Dr.  Pattanaik, the storyline has been developed by Aniruddha Pathak and gives many details incorporated regarding Hindu deities in the ancient religious books which were hitherto unknown to the general populace. Ganga is the elder daughter of King Himavan and Queen Mainavati and a sibling of Parvati who resides in swarga. When she meets the lord Shiva, she falls in love with him and expresses her feelings to the lord with an intention of marrying the lord Shiva. Shiva gets annoyed and tells her that he would not marry anybody else but the re-incarnation of Sati and tells her to go away. Ganga is converted to river goddess who resides on the head of Shiva and has a boon to wash away the sins of anybody who takes a dip in the river. Since then, Ganga is a river flowing across North India considered to be the most sacred river and anybody who takes a dip in the river, is pure in life as his sins are washed away by the sacred river.Deepika is receiving great appreciation for her performance in the serial. By her performance in this very first serial, she has proved her worth and industry is looking to forward to many more great performances from her.

Deepika Upadhyay Hindi Actress