One of the most beautiful actresses of the Indian television industry, Daljeet Kaur Bhanot, popularly known as Anjali of Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon, is happily married to actor Shaleen Bhanot (her co – star in Kulvaddhu / Suryakamal of Do Hanson Ka Jodaa).

Beautiful Daljeet with hubby Shaleen

Daljeet met her soul mate on the sets of her debut show Kulvaddhu. It started with friendship but gradually they developed a liking towards each other. But neither of them took the first step. After a few months, Shaleen went ahead and asked her out on a date. Daljeet readily agreed.

Daljeet & Shaleen at a party

Their first date was at a cyclewaala chaai stall at 4 AM, inside a car. Shaleen and Daljeet started getting close and also shared almost every matter of life with each other. After a month or so, Shaleen proposed marriage to Daljeet. At first, she was very apprehensive about saying yes as she had heard alot of scary tales regarding marriage. She took time in deciding but ultimately came up with a positive reply!

Daljeet with hubby Shaleen

The lovebirds tied the knot on 9thDecember in the year 2009 after a courtship of around four years. They got married at Shaleen’s hometown in Jabalpur.

After completing three years of successful marriage, Daljeet recommends marriage to everybody. It gives one’s life the much needed stability and purpose.  She feels that everyone wants someone with whom they can share all our joys and sorrows!

Daljeet and Shaleen wedding

The lovey – dovey pair did not get time to go for a honeymoon as Shaleen had become busy with his show Do Hanson Ka Jodaa. But they went for a short trip to Daljeet’s sasuraal Jabalpur on the eve of Holi. The trip had been very special for them and they enjoyed a lot.

Daljeet hugs hubby Shaleen

Daljeet loved spending time with her in – laws and it was more like a mini honeymoon for her! They plan to go to Australia very soon when Shaleen gets a holiday break from his show. His work is going on fine now and therefore she doesn’t want to disturb him in his work.

Daljeet-Shalin romantic pose

The ultra cute couple of television got blessed with a baby boy on 8th November this year itself. Both seem to be very happy with the entry of a new member in their life! Currently, Daljeet wants to enjoy motherhood and there is no hurry to return to acting.

Daljeet Bhanot Biography and Family:

Daljeet Bhanot was born on 15th November in the year 1982. She was born to a Punjabi family with an army background in Pune, Maharashtra. Her father is a retired colonel. Daljeet has two elder sisters and both are in the defence services as air force pilots. Daljeet shares her date of birth with her darling hubby Shaleen. He was born on the same day and the same year itself.

Daljeet-sexy in a purple salwar suit

Daljeet Bhanot TV Shows:

The 31 year old actress started off her career with modeling. She participated in various beauty contests. Daljeet won the title of Miss Pune in the year 2004. Other pageants in which she won include Miss Maharashtra Queen, Miss Navy and Miss Mumbai.

Daljeet looks hot in black & pink

Daljeet entered the small screen industry with the daily soap Manshaa in which she played a small role. She bagged minute roles in many TV serials like Kahaaniya Vikram aur Betaal Ki, Santaan, Choona Hai Aasmaan, Kumkum – Ek Pyaara Sa Bandhan, Kaisa Yeh Pyaar Hai, CID, Aahat, Raat Hone Ko Hai etc.

She had been a contestant in quite a lot of reality shows as well which include Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Season 3, Saans V/S Bahu and Nach Baliye 4 (along with her husband Shaleen). Daljeet and Shaleen were the winners ofNach Baliye 4.

Daljeet & Shaleen in Nach Baliye 4

Daljeet Bhanot in Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon:

The hottie donned the parallel lead role in Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon aired on the channel Star Plus. In this show, she portrayed the role of the male protagonist Arnav’s (played by heartthrob Barun Sobti) elder sister. She essayed the role of a loving and caring sister with whom Arnav shares the closest emotional bond.

Anjali with her onscreen bro Arnav in IPKKND

Daljeet Bhanot as Anjali in Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon

Anjali’s husband Shyaam (played by actor Abhaas Mehta) stays with her only because of her wealth. He secretly lusts for Khushi (played by beauty Sanaya Iraani) but pretends to be loyal towards his wife. Shyaam was also responsible for killing Anjali’s unborn child which is quite difficult for Anjali to believe. However, Arnav is able to prove it and after proving Shyaam’s misdeeds to Anjali, he kicks Shyaam out of their house!

Daljeet with Abhaas Mehta at an Awards function

The Indian soap opera first aired on 6th June in the year 2011. It ran successfully and was dubbed in Telegu with the name Choopulu Kalasina Subhavela, aired on Maa TV. The show was also remade in Kannada and Bengali. The Bengali version of Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon is renamed as Bojhena Shey Bojhena telecast on Star Jalsha. It has also got a dubbed version in Tamil with the name Idhu Kadhala aired on the channel Star Vijay.

Daljeet Bhanot Achievements:

The Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon girl won many Awards and Nominations for her performance in various shows:


Award Ceremony





Star Parivaar Awards

Favourite Pratyogita

For Nach Baliye 4, with Shaleen



Star Parivaar Awards

Favourite Behen

For the role of Anjali Jha in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?


 Daljeet Bhanot Slam Book:

The beauty loves trying and making sumptuous dishes for hubby Shaleen. At times, it works but mostly her cooking is simply horrible. But Shaleen never complains or utters a word, he just says it’s good. She realizes that something went amiss once she tastes it!

Apart from cooking, the talented actress has got a great sense of fashion. She shares some of her fashion fundas along with some of her pasandita things in a candid chat:

Fashion is: Comfort.

Who chooses her clothes? she or at times her husband.  She’s not at all brand conscious. Daljeet picks up whatever she feels she’ll be comfortable in.She’s very creative and loves experimenting with new looks!

Favorite shopping destination: at one point it was London and now it’s Delhi.

Most expensive buy: it was a bag which she purchased during her wedding!

Clothes she is comfortable in: anything that is not too revealing. She prefers wearing jeans and cool tees.

Daljeet sporting a cool white top & denims

Favorite designer: she has many designer friends and all of them are her good friends.

Must-have in her wallet: her ATM card.

Favorite perfume: Hugo Boss.

Color that fills your wardrobe: black!

Life is: dream coming true.

Love is: her hubby (Shaleen Bhanot).

The cute couple-Daljeet & Shaleen

Marriage is: recommended.

Her first crush: Subhash (her school friend).

Her best childhood memory: growing up with her sister and
getting pampered to death.

Music she likes: bhajans and old songs!

On her last birthday: she was with her entire cast of Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon team except Akshay Dogra.

Daljeet & Shaleen ready to dance

One thing she wants to change about herself: she should take
time to trust people (she usually does it easily)!

Her favorite TV show: is Two and a Half Men!

Long lasting friend: Pradeep.

Favourite Bollywood actor: Irfaan Khan

Favourite Bollywood actress: Rani Mukherjee

Last movie she watched: Ice Age 4!

Daljeet Bhanot the crowned princess

Last time she boarded a local train: was in 2006!

Last time she was stalked: mid of June

Last time she cooked: Recently, she cooked Maggi!

Advice to youngsters: Live your life, get drunk but be

Daljeet with hubby Shaleen at a multiplex