in centimeters- 163 cm in meters- 1.63 m in Feet Inches- 5ft 4in
Family and Marriage Details
Shanawaz Shaikh (Gym Trainer)
December 14, 2022
Name not known
Parismita Sonowal Bhattacharjee
Godhula Brown Memorial English High School, Sivasagar, Assam
National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi
Jewellery Designing Course
Dance India Dance 2 (Contestant, 2010)
Bigg Boss 15 (Contestant, 2021-22) Ladies vs Gentlemen 2 (Panelist, 2021) Bigg Boss 14 (Contestant, 2021) Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 2 (2020) Bigg Boss 13 (Contestant, 2019) Laal Ishq (Episodic role, 2018) Saath Nibhaana Saathiya (2012-17) Shubh Vivah (2012) Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto (2011-12) Dance India Dance 2 (Contestant, 2010)
First Second Chance (2022)
Lunch Stories (2021) Sweet Lie (2019)
Thaamlena (2022) Bas Kuch Dino Ki Baat Hai (2020) Ramdhenu (2019) Hey Gopal Krishna Karu Aarti Teri (2017)
Favorite Bahu for ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ at Star Parivaar Awards, 2017 Popular Bahu On Indian Television for ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ at Gold Awards, 2016 Best Actress in a Lead Role for ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ at Gold Awards, 2015 Favorite Bahu for ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ at Star Parivaar Awards, 2015 Favorite Patni for ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ at Star Parivaar Awards, 2015 Most Entertaining Television Actress for ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ at BIG Star Entertainment Awards, 2015 Best Actress in a Lead Role for ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ at Indian Telly Awards, 2015 Favorite Bahu for ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ at Star Parivaar Awards, 2014 Best Actress – Popular for ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ at Indian Television Academy Awards, 2013
Devoleena Bhattacharjee is an Indian television actress best known for playing the role of Gopi Modi in the popular television show Saath Nibhaana Saathiya (2012-17).
Devoleena was born on 22nd August 1985 to a Bengali father and an Assamese mother in Sivasagar, Assam, India. She also has a younger brother named Andeep Bhattacharjee, who works as a business development officer at Down Town Hospital, Guwahati, Assam.
Her father was a bengali and worked at Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). He passed away in 1997.
Her mother, Anima Bhattacharjee is an Assamese.
Devoleena did her schooling from Godhula Brown Memorial English High School in Sivasagar, Assam and later studied Jewellery Designing at National Institute of Fashion and Technology, New Delhi, India. She began her career as a jewellery designer in Gili India Ltd.
In 2010, she auditioned for the dance based reality show ‘Dance India Dance’ but could not make it to top 21 Contestants.
She made her acting debut as Gurbani Kaur Dhillon in the television show Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto (2011-2012).
Devoleena Bhattacharjee became a household name after replacing Giaa Manek as ‘Gopi Modi’ in the popular television show ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ in June 2012 as Giaa had decided to participate in the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’. Devoleena continued playing the role of ‘Gopi Bahu’ for 5 years till the show went off air on 23rd July 2017.
In October 2016, Devoleena Bhattacharjee accused Utkarsha Naik who played her on-screen mother-in-law in ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ of kidnapping her indie breed dog ‘Jugnu’ and even threatened to file a police complaint against her. Later, Utkarsha informed the team of the show that she had found Jugnu under a bridge.
She made her singing debut in 2017 with the song ‘Hey Gopal Krishna Karu Aarti Teri’ produced by her own production house ‘Devoleena Bhattacharjee productions’.
In 2018, she was interrogated for hours by the Mumbai Police in the murder case of diamond merchant Rajeshwar Udani. Her name cropped up in the probe after her mobile number was found in Rajeshwar Udani’s call details.
In September 2019, Devoleena was featured in the music video of assamese song ‘Ramdhenu’ sung by singer Vreegu Kashyap.
She participated in the 13th season of the reality TV show Bigg Boss as a contestant in 2019 but left the house on Day 63 due to health issues. She also participated in Bigg Boss 14 as a proxy contestant for Eijaz Khan.
In 2020, she reprised the role of Gopi Modi in the first 31 episodes of ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 2’ and returned back to the show in 2022 to celebrate her 10 year anniversary of being part of ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’.
In June 2020, Devoleena Bhattacharjee was featured with Daisy Shah, Archana Puran Singh, Raghav Juyal, Vidya Malvade, Ashok Masti, Hiten Tejwani and others in the music video of the song ‘Bass Kuch Dino Ki Baat Hai’.
She entered Bigg Boss 15 as a wild card contestant and was also seen in the web series ‘Lunch Stories’ with Vishal Singh and Afreen Khan in 2021.
Bhattacharjee was featured on the cover page of ‘Perfect Woman’ magazine’s January 2022 edition.
In June 2022, Devoleena was seen playing the role of Vaidehi in a short film titled ‘First Second Chance’. The film directed by Lakshmi Iyer also starred Renuka Shahane, Ananth Mahadevan, Saahil Uppal and Nikhil Sangha.
Her brother, Andeep Bhattacharjee got married to Parismita Sonowal in July 2022. Parismita Sonowal works as a Community Health Officer at Down Town Hospital, Guwahati, Assam.
She is a trained trained Bharatnatyam dancer.
She has a pet dog named Angel Bhattacharjee, who has more than 15K followers on instagram.
Devoleena Bhattacharjee and Vishal singh were seen together in the music video of ‘Thaamlena’ song by singers Shaan & Srushti Barlewar in November 2022.
Devoleena Bhattacharjee got married to her gym trainer Shanawaz Shaikh on 14th December 2022. The couple has been friends for more than seven years and were in a relationship for the last 3 years.
However, it seems that Devoleena’s brother Andeep Bhattacharjee is not too pleased with this marriage as he was not present at the wedding and has also shared a cryptic post on instagram which seems to be a dig at this inter-religion wedding. The picture shared by Andeep read, “Self absorbed people only think about what makes them feel good at the moment. They don’t have any respect or regard for anyone else. Then they wonder why their relationships fail.“