Donal Bisht is an Indian actress and a model who mainly works in the Hindi television industry. She is best known for her performances in Sony Entertainment TV’s serial Ek Deewana Tha (2017-2018) and Colors TV’s serial Roop- Mard Ka Naya Swaroop (2018-2019). She is also popular for hosting the 12th Gold Awards (2019).
BIOGRAPHY OF DONAL BISHT
A 27 years old Virgo actress was born on 27 August 1994 in Alwar, Rajasthan. Her hometown is Delhi. Since her school days, she wanted to become a doctor, but destiny had some other plans, and she established herself as a journalist.
Donal Bisht is a beautiful girl with an amazing height of 5’5″ and weighs around 50 kg. She looks astonishing on the screen with her black eyes and black hair. She is a fitness freak who regularly goes to the gym and has maintained an hourglass figure.
The actress belongs to a middle-class family with an army background. She is the daughter of Jai Singh Bisht and Jasumati Bisht. Donal has an elder brother named Ranjan Bisht. She is very close to her family and often posts various pictures with them on social media profiles.
She is unmarried as of now.
After completing her studies, she started working for a news channel named DD National as a journalist. Being a journalist, she became a host of an entertainment show called Chitrahaar. While working for the news channel, she got a chance to interview the famous Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre. During the interview, Donal got noticed by a person who was from a studio. The person allowed Donal to give an audition for the show Siya Ke Ram, in which she has to play the main character of Sita. However, she was not able to read the script properly. After that, she started receiving offers from the television industry.
Due to some reasons, she left the job and joined the entertainment industry. She got her first break as an actress with the TV serial Airline- Har Udaan Ek Toofan in which, she played the role of a journalist. Apart from this, she also tried her hands in the field of modelling, where she began making her modelling portfolios and also worked for many Ad campaigns. Next, she played the role of Dr Shelly, in Channel V’s show Twist Vala Love, alongside Harshit Arora. In 2015, she bagged the lead role in Life Ok’s Kalash- Ek Vishwaas. Her breakthrough performance was in the TV serial Ek Deewana Tha, where she portrayed the dual role of Sharanya Bisht and Radhika, alongside the famous actors Namik Paul and Vikram Singh Chauhan.
In 2019, Donal became a part of Star Plus’s show Dil Toh Happy Ji, in which she got chosen after the replacement of the Indian TV actress, Jasmin Bhasin. In the same year, she portrayed the main character of Ishika Patel in Roop-Mard Ka Naya Swaroop that aired on Colors TV.
In addition to acting and modelling, she has also acted in many web series like Tia & Raj, The Socho Project, and Cold Blood.
After that, she appeared in many music videos like Bepata (2020), Alag Mera Yeh Rang Hain (2020), Teri Patli Kamar (2020), and Kinni Vari (2021).
Apart from being an actress, Donal Bisht is also a great host who has hosted the 12th Gold Awards in 2019 along with the actor and producer, Vikaas Kalantri.
- International Iconic Trendsetter of the Year Award (2021)
- Perfect Style Icon Award (2020)
- Youth Icon of the Year during the International Iconic Awards (2020)
Her car collection includes a Maruti Suzuki Ciaz car.
- Donal Bisht drinks alcohol.
- She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- In 2019, Donal ranked eighteenth in the list of The Times of India’s Top 20 Most Desirable Women on television.
- Donal is very particular about her physical fitness and hits the gym daily. She drinks healthy coconut water before doing workout sessions.
- As of 2021, she has more than 1 million followers on her Instagram account.
- Donal’s dream was to become a doctor, but she ended up becoming a journalist.
- Bisht loves travelling and doing adventure sports in her leisure time.
- Donal Bisht has featured in TV commercials of brands like SpiceJet, MTNL, and Santoor.
- She has a strong belief in astrology and tarot card readings. In an interview, she disclosed one of her tarot readings which depicted that Donal will encounter someone who will change her whole life. Bisht told,
The entire tarot card reading session was quite intriguing, and I was quite amused with some of the predictions. I do believe in fortune and telling and I am sure there is something exciting going to happen. It is true that I am currently single and not seeing anyone but now that the reader has predicted an interesting encounter, I am looking forward to it to come true! In fact, everyone has been teasing me by asking me every day if my knight in shining armour has knocked on my door yet or not.”
- In 2018, Donal and her friend Neil Bhatt (actor) visited many places in Chandigarh Like Sukhna Lake and Rock Garden. They both recalled their childhood memories related to these places.
- Donal Bisht has walked as a model for various ramp shows like Couture Runway Week (2019) and the 19th ITA Awards.
- She is obsessed with collecting pebbles from the beaches.
- Donal Bisht has a craving for eating all kinds of desserts.
- Donal has a childhood crush on English actor Daniel Radcliffe and Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor.
- She has the habit of carrying a small calendar and a diary, in which she writes poems and shayaries whenever she gets time.
- Her journey in the glamour world was not easy. During the initial days of her career, she faced a lot of problems and rejections. With time and struggle, she established her separate image in the television industry. She talked about the hardships and said-
My hunger for acting couldn’t keep me away from the audition for long. It led to another incident when a filmmaker, who was apparently from the south film industry, asked me to sleep with him for a role. I immediately filed a police complaint against the person because I worship my work. Even though the struggle will be a bit more, I was sure that I’ll only make my way into the industry in the right way.”
JOURNEY IN BIGG BOSS
Donal Bisht was one of the contestants of Bigg Boss 15. She got evicted in the first week because of her less contribution.
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