Daisy Shah

Daisy Shah Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | May 7, 2024

Date of Birth

25 / August / 1984


40 Years


Actress, Model, Dancer, Choreographer

Daisy Shah, affectionately known as Dizzy, is a versatile figure in the entertainment industry, excelling as an actress, model, dancer, and choreographer. She made her debut in the Tamil film “Pori” in 2007, where she appeared in a special song.

Daisy Shah Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography, & More

This was followed by appearances in Malayalam and Hindi films, showcasing her talent as a dancer. In 2011, she ventured into Kannada cinema with the film “Bhadra,” portraying the character Kavya. Shah’s achievements were recognized in 2015 when she received the ETC Bollywood Business Award for Highest Grossing Debut Actress for her performance in “Jai Ho.” Born on August 25, 1984, her career trajectory reflects her versatility and dedication to the craft.

Early Life

Daisy Shah’s early life was marked by a strong family bond and aspirations for a career in the entertainment industry. Raised in Mumbai, she grew up with the support of her mother, Pallavi Shah, after her father’s untimely passing due to a heart attack in 2007.

Despite facing this loss, Daisy pursued her dreams, propelled by her determination and passion. With an elder sister, Deepali Shah, by her side, Daisy embarked on her journey, eventually making her mark as an actress, model, and dancer in the vibrant world of Bollywood.


Daisy Shah studied at Guru Nanak Khalsa College in Mumbai, pursuing a degree in Arts. However, she dropped out during her final year. Despite this, Shah found success in the entertainment industry as an actress, model, and dancer.


Daisy Shah, born on August 25, 1984, in Mumbai, India, is a Virgo by zodiac sign. As of 2024, she is 40 years old. With her roots in Mumbai, she has carved a successful career in acting, modeling, and dancing, showcasing her talents on various platforms.

Physical Stats

Standing at around 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) tall, Daisy Shah possesses captivating brown eyes and matching brown hair.

Boyfriend and Husband

Daisy Shah is unmarried and has been linked to several personalities in the entertainment industry. She was in a relationship with choreographer Ganesh Acharya in the past. There were also rumors of her involvement with actor Salman Khan. Additionally, she was rumored to have a relationship with actor and dancer Shiv Thakare.


Daisy Shah’s family includes her late father, who worked as a floor manager in a clothing mill until his passing in 2007 due to a heart attack, and her mother, Pallavi Shah, a homemaker. She has an elder sister, Deepali Shah, who serves as a business manager. Their familial support has been integral to Daisy’s journey in life and career.

Daisy Shah with her Mother Pallavi Shah

Daisy Shah with her Mother Pallavi Shah

Daisy Shah with her Sister Deepali Shah

Daisy Shah with her Sister Deepali Shah

Daisy Shah Boyfriend Ganesh Acharya

Daisy Shah Boyfriend Ganesh Acharya

Daisy Shah with her Boyfriend Salman Khan

Daisy Shah with her Boyfriend Salman Khan

Daisy Shah with her Boyfriend Shiv Thakare

Daisy Shah with her Boyfriend Shiv Thakare


Daisy Shah’s career in the entertainment industry is characterized by versatility and talent. Starting as a model, she transitioned into acting with appearances in various films and television shows. Her breakthrough came with her role in the Bollywood film “Jai Ho” alongside Salman Khan. Since then, she has continued to impress audiences with her performances in both mainstream and independent cinema. Alongside acting, Daisy has showcased her dancing skills in numerous projects, solidifying her reputation as a multifaceted performer in the Indian film industry.


Year Role Title
2007 Unnamed Pori
2009 Unnamed Malai Malai
2010 Herself Vandae Maatharam
Herself Khuda Kasam
2011 Kavya Bhadra
Ammu Bodyguard
2014 Rinky Shah Jai Ho
Herself Spark
Nireeksha Aakramana
2022 Herself Daagadi Chawl 2
2019 Divya Chauhan Gujarat 11
2018 Sanjana Singh Race 3
2017 Ratan Rathod Ramratan
2015 Kaya Sharma Hate Story 3
2023 Aathmika Mystery of the Tattoo
TBA The Elephant In The Room†


Year Role Title
2023 Contestant Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 13
TBA The Ghost of Gandhi †

Awards and Nominations

Year Result Award
2015 Nominated BIG Star Entertainment Awards
Won ETC Bollywood Business Awards
2021 Won Filmfare Awards East

Net Worth

Daisy Shah’s salary for her appearance on Khatron Ke Khiladi 13 is approximately Rs 15 lakh per episode. However, her overall net worth remains undisclosed.

Favourites Things

Actor(s) Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan
Actress(es) Kajol, Madhubala, Sridevi
Book The Secret by Australian author Rhonda Byrne
Fashion Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee
Film Director Vishal Bhardwaj
Film(s) Maine Pyaar Kiya (1989), Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), King Uncle (1993)
Food Pizza, Sushi, Vada Pav, Khichdi, Bhindi
Holiday Destination Maldives
Perfume(s) Still by JLo and Daisy by Marc Jacobs
Singer(s) Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus

Some Lesser Known Facts About Daisy Shah

  • Daisy Shah grew up in Mumbai.
  • As her father had a transferable job, she changed a few schools in childhood.
  • While growing up, she always wanted to become an actor.
  • She participated in various dance competitions while she was in school.
  • When she was 14 years old, Daisy, along with her sister, participated in Miss Dombivali in which she won the Miss Photogenic contest. There, a choreographer spotted him and offered her to work as an extra in a film. She has also acted as an extra in the Hindi film ‘Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaye.’
  • In 2001, an assistant of the Indian choreographer Ganesh Acharya asked one of the extras to work as a background dancer in a song as the dancer could not make it to the shooting of the Hindi film ‘Farz.’ Daisy was good at dancing so she was selected.
  • Daisy worked as an assistant choreographer in various films of Salman Khan.
  • She once shared that there was a time when she shoot for 15 days continuously without proper sleeping.
  • In 2005, while she was travelling in a car in Ooty, she met with an accident. She got a big scar on her forehead. Initially, she used to be conscious about it.
  • In 2010, Salman Khan offered her the role of Kareena Kapoor‘s best friend played by Hazel Keech) in the Hindi film ‘Bodyguard,’ however, she rejected the offer as she had another offer from a South Indian family.
  • Due to her weight gain of around 5 kg, the shooting of the film ‘Jai Ho’ was delayed as her costumes became too tight. Salman Khan paid Rs 1.5 lakh for her to remove the excess fat from her body.
  • She has also appeared in a few Kannada films like ‘Bodyguard’ (2011), ‘Gajendra’ (2013), ‘Bachchan’ (2013), and ‘Aakramana’ (2014).
  • Daisy has walked the ramp in various fashion shows.
  • OMG! Check Out Daisy Shah As A Background Dancer In Salman Khan’s Lagan Lagi Song!

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Mumbai
Children N/A
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Height In CM 170 CM
Height In Meter 1.70 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Mother: Pallavi Shah, Father: Name not Known
Profession Actress, Model, Dancer, Choreographer
Siblings Sister: Deepali Shah
Spous N/A
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Virgo


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