In the show ‘Saath Nibhana Saathiya,’ Devoleena Bhattacharjee played the character of Gopi Bahu, and she was well-liked by the fans in this role and earned a name for her in the Television industry. Aside from that, Devoleena appeared on the Bigg Boss seasons 13 and 14. The audience saw Devoleena’s cool style on this reality show, which was quite in contrast to her image within the Indian audience.
Why Devoleena Bhattacharjee is in News
In Bigg Boss 14, she has accepted that she is planning to get married this year. But in a recent interview with an English daily, she said that she is waiting for the pandemic to get over to plan her future. She has also postponed her marriage to the next year.
Devoleena Bhattacharjee Early life
Devoleena was born on 22nd August 1985 in Sivasagar, Assam to a middle-class Bengali father who was working in ONGC and an Assamese mother. She has a younger brother named Andeep
She finished her schooling at Godhula Brown Memorial English School in her hometown. She then moved to Delhi to pursue her studies at the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, where she enrolled in a jewelry design course. She has done her graduation in Commerce with honors in accountancy.
She has had a strong interest in dance and music since she was a child, and she began studying classical music at the age of six years.
She also studied classical music at the Lucknow Bhatkhande Music Institute, where she earned the Sangeet Visharad. She is a trained dancer and has learned Bharatnatyam from Kalakshetra, a dance school in Chennai.
She lost her father at a very young age in 1997 but her mother supported her to pursue her dreams.
Devoleena started her career as a jewellery designer in Gill India. But she had a keen interest in art and used to perform at stage and theatre back in her home state. She also auditioned for Dance India Dance season 2 in 2009-2010 and was in the top 100 but unable to qualify in the top 20 (the season was won by Shakti Mohan).
She began her acting career in 2011 with the show Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto, which aired on the channel NDTV Imagine. In the show, her character’s name was Bani.
In June 2012, Giaa Manek, who played Gopi Bahu’s character in the popular serial Saath Nibhana Saathiya, was replaced due to a conflict with the production house. Giaa wanted to take part in the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, but the production house asked her to opt-out of the dance reality show. The matter was later taken to the Association of Motion Pictures & TV Programme Producers (AMPTPP) and Cine & TV Artistes’ Association (CINTAA).
But no concrete resolution came out of it, and Giaa Manek left the show. Devoleena replaced her in the daily soap as Gopi Bahu or Gopi Modi. Devoleena rose to fame with the show and won many awards for the show. The first season ended in July 2017.
- In 2013 she won the Indian Television Academy Awards for best actress (popular).
- In 2015 she won the Indian Telly Awards for Best Actress in a Lead Role. And BIG Star Entertainment Awards for Most Entertaining Television Actor – Female.
- In 2016 she won Popular Bahu on Television Award from Zee Gold Awards.
She started her career from the dance reality show DID but was unable to make a name for her as she was eliminated and did not feature in the top 20.
In Bigg Boss 13 (2019), she entered the house as a contestant, but she quitted the show citing health issues (Devoleena hurt herself while dancing during one of the morning sessions) on day 63. In Bigg Boss 14, she entered the house as a replacement for Eijaz Khan, but she got evicted on day 134.
In Bigg Boss 14 house she had ugly fights with other contestants like Arshi Khan, Rubina Dilaik, and Nikki Tamboli.
Devoleena Bhattacharjee Husband And Boyfriend
In 2017 Devoleena shared a photo on Instagram with the caption Friends forever. Many friends commented that they are more than friends.
A meme about Devoleena and Vishal went viral on social media in 2020, and the former had an interesting reaction to it. Not only that, but Vishal himself shared the meme. A fan page created a meme that included Devoleena, Mohammad, and him.
The duo played characters of Gopi and Jigar in Saath Nibhaana Saathiya and the chemistry between them was loved by fans.
Many news channels and websites even marked Vishal Singh as her boyfriend with alleged in the inverted commas.
But as per her latest interview, her would-be husband is not from the entertainment industry. She did not reveal his name and said that her boyfriend is not comfortable with that.
|Age||35 years 9 months (as of June 2021)|
|Height||5 feet 4 inch|
|Mothers name||Anima Bhattacharjee|
Who is Devoleena Bhattacharjee husband?
Devoleena is not yet married but she is planning to get married next year. Her would-be husband is not from the entertainment industry according to her.
Where is Devoleena Bhattacharjee now?
She lives in Mumbai with her mother and younger brother.
What is the age of Devoleena?
As of June 2021, she is 35 years and in August she will complete 36 years.