As she completed her schooling she moved to Mumbai. She wanted to be a part of the film industry and at the same time wanted to H.R College of Commerce and Economics at the University of Mumbai. Sobhita Dhulipala is her real name and her nickname is Sobha. By profession she is an actress and model, she is 5 feet 9 inches tall ( 175 cm), weighs 52 kgs- 115 lbs, her figure measurements are 33, 25, 33. She has black eyes and black hair, her Zodiac sign is Taurus. She is an Indian national. She did her bachelor of commerce and masters of commerce from HER College of Commerce and Economics Mumbai.
Sobhita Dhulipala’s father’s name is Venugopal Rao, mother’s name is Samantha Rao, and she is also having a younger sister named Samantha. She comes from a family of PHD’s and felt she was the black ship in the family as she had only her master’s degree. She wanted her ambition to liberate her not bind her. Her parents were not sure of her career in the film industry because it is an extremely competitive industry. She tells that she prefers more reading instead of going for shopping, a lot of books have read by her and have more books than makeup products. In her free time, she does little painting also.
She follows Hinduism, her hobbies include acting, traveling, reading, writing, painting, and gardening. Her favorite food is Tibetan food – noodles and waffles. Sobhita Dhulipala‘s favorite singer is Leonard Cohan. Her favorite Hollywood films are the Harry Potter series, cloud atlas, Titanic and her Bollywood favorite films are Jodha Akbar, UmaroJaan, Guzarish, and Fashion.
Her favorite poets are Charles Bukowski, Ezra pound, Bertolt Brecht, John Keets. Her favorite fashion brands are Gucci, human, the row, mango, vintage, and YSL. Hamlet is her favorite play written by Shakespeare. Letters to Milena by Franz Kafka is her favorite book. She is unmarried, her boyfriend Pranav Misra, a fashion designer and co-founder of fashion brand HUEMN.
Sobhita Dhulipala won the Miss India Earth title in 2013. In 2014, she was a kingfisher calendar girl. When at school she did not like history subject so she missed her ninth standard exam of history and instead participated in an essay writing competition and won that. She is a trained Bharat Natyam and Kuchipudi, dancer.
Raman Raghav 2.0 was her debut Bollywood film in 2016, in this she worked alongside Nawazudin Siddiqui and Vicky Kaushal, this film premiered at the Cannes film 2016. She was nominated under the category critics’ choice of best performance.
Sobhita in 2019, featured in the spy thriller web series, Bared of Blood- it was based on the novel by Bilal Siddiqui. Sobhita never wanted to be an actress, she was keen on becoming a writer. In her leisure time, she plays the guitar.
She believes that winning the Miss India title has damaged her self-esteem before becoming Miss India she was an uncool person, she felt the need to seek out the importance in college. Becoming Miss India happened to her by chance. She was asked by one of her friends to give audition of Miss India. She participated in the competition and won the title. After winning the competition her lifestyle and attitude both changed. Sobhita admits that she was getting a lot of attention after becoming Miss India that damaged her self-confidence- You are reduced to someone entertaining and pleasing. You lose your own identity. You feel like you don’t belong anywhere you are just following your ego when you feel good about yourself such kinds of feelings have no end. - This was Sobhita’s statement in her interview. After the pageant, Sobhita did modeling and was not sure whether it was the right thing for her to continue.
Sobhita Dhulipala is a simple and straight forward person, in an interview she says that her life goal is to become a mother. We can’t expect such a statement from an actor whose career is on the rise. She is an ordinary girl with extraordinary drive and talent.
She plays the lead role, Tara, in amazon prime Hit series- Made in Heaven. Her background is full of surprises just like her character in Made in Heaven. She is depurated in her culture.
Her first film Anurag Kashyap’sRaghav 2.0 had a punchy character, she had been offered 3 films with Anurag Kashyap which helped her to show off skills of acting. She did many smaller films under bigger banners and amazing co-actors. Gradually her career moved on and then she was offered a lead role in Made in Heaven.
In an interview, Sobhita talks about her character of Taara in made in heaven. Taara aspires to belong to a community of people that she looks up to. She dreams of a better life for herself. Sobhita explains that if she compares herself to that character Taara’s stakes are higher, she is much more fragile in her character. Dhulipala admits that for an actor there is nothing more daunting than admitting their vulnerability. Her dreams and ambitions can be seen in the favorite parts of the series. She says that credit goes to Zoya Akhtar and her company who managed to bring out the character that is more emphatic and memorable. On working with Zoya Akhtar and company Sobhita tells that their team is incredible storytellers. They explain to you the things in an exciting way when you feel that people with whom you are working are putting their best foot forward and that motivates you to put your best in that particular work. Sobhita has more avenues coming up for her, her skills allow her to grow gradually.
She says that success to her is like sound sleep. She is the star we need in the year to come.
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