Dhivyadharshini is a popular Indian television actress, television presenter and assistant professor from Tamil Nadu, India. Since 1990 she has been active in film career.
She is also known by the names ‘DD Neelakandan’ or ‘Dhibba.’
|Real name||Dhivyadharshini Neelakandan, DD|
|Date of Birth / Birthday||17-Feb-85|
|Age (As of 2023)||38 Years Old|
|Place of Birth||Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Profession||Model, Actress, Anchor|
|Education / Qualification||Graduation|
|School||Our Lady’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School|
|College / University||Anna Adarsh College, Chennai|
|Languages Known||Tamil, English|
|Debut||Film (Malayalam): Shubhayathra (1990)Film (Tamil): Julie Ganapathi (2003) TV: Siruvar Nigazhchi (1995)|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
|Parents||K. Neelakandan & N. Srilatha|
|Spouse / Husband Name||Srikanth Ravichandran (m. 2014; div. 2017)|
|Hobbies||Reading, Singing, Dancing|
Dhivyadharshini Age, Family, Biography and more
Dhivyadharshini was born on 17th February 1985 in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. Now she is 38 years old. She belongs to a Hindu family. Her birth sign is Aquarius.
Her parents are K Neelakandan and N Srilatha. She has a younger sister named Priyadharshini Kishore Neelakandan, a television host. She has a brother named Sudharshan Neelakandan and he was a pilot by profession.
She got married with Srikanth Ravichandran, an assistant film director on 29th June 2014. They got separated in 2017.
Education and Qualification
She completed schooling from Our Lady’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai. She gained graduation and post-graduation from Anna Adarsh College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu and Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai.
Dhivya started her career as a television presenter in 1999 and hosted the show ‘Ungal Theerpu’ aired on Vijay TV.
Later she appeared on Malayalam, Tamil and English movies. She worked as dubbing artist for various movies.
In 2002 she performed in the serial ‘Irandavathu Kadaimai’ premiered on Raj TV. ‘Rekkai Kattiya Manasu’ is another serial performed in 2003.
Later she appeared in the serials ‘Tahdayam’ (2003), ‘Ahalya’ (2004), ‘Selvi’ (2005), ‘Kolangal’ (2006) telecasted on Sun TV.
In 2007 she acted in the serials ‘Arasi’, ‘Kanavugal Aayiram’ and portrayed the character Madhuvanthi and Bharathi.
From 1999 to 200 she anchored the television reality shows ‘Ungal Theerpu’, ‘Jodi Number One’, ‘Boys vs Girls.’
In 2012 she was the participant of the show ‘Jodi Number One Season 4’ premiered on Vijay TV. In the same year she hosted the show ‘Airtel Super Singer T20.’
From 2013 to 2017 she hosted the shows ‘Koffee with DD’, ‘Achcham Tahvir’, ‘Anbudan DD’ telecasted on Vijay TV.
In 2018 she was the judge and guest of the shows ‘Jodi Fun Unlimited’ and ‘Bigg Boss Tamil 2’ premiered on Star Vijay.
She presented the show ‘Enkitta Modhaade Season 2’ aired on Satr Vijay in 2018. From 2019 to 2022 she anchored the shows ‘Dancing Super Stars’, ‘Speed Get Set Go’, ‘Bigg Boss Tamil 4 Kondattam’, ‘6th Annual Vijay Television Awards’, ‘RRR Special’, ‘Galatta Nakshathar Awards’ premiered on Star Vijay and Kalaignar TV respectively.
In 2022 she was the guest of the game reality show ‘Bigg Boss Tamil Season 6’ aired on Star Vijay.
She worked as dubbing artist for the movies “Saroja”, “Goa”, “Bale Pandiya”, “Easan”, “Appa” and “Frozen 2.”
She made her acting debut through the film “Shubhayathra” directed by Kamal in 1990. She played the role ‘Ramanan’s child.’
In 2003 she performed in the movies “Julie Ganapathi”, “Nala Damayanthi”, “Whistle”, “Five by Four” and portrayed the characters ‘Arunima’, ‘Bhagyam’, ‘Saravathy’ and ‘Namitha.’
In 2008 she acted in the song part of the Tamil movie “Saroja” directed by Venkat Prabhu. In 2017 she acted in the film “Power Paandi” directed by Dhanush and presented the character ‘Poonthendral’s daughter.’
In 2019 she appeared in the movie “Saravam Thaala Mayam” directed by Rajiv Menon and played the role ‘Anjana.’
In 2022 she acted in the film “Coffee with Kadhal’ directed by Sundar C and presented the role ‘Varshini Santhosh.’
Her upcoming movies are “Dhruva Natchathiram” and “Joshua Imai Pol Kaakha.”
In 2011 she won the ‘Ananda Vikatan Award’ for best female anchor for the show ‘Home Sweet Home’ aired on Vijay TV.
The Instagram ID of Dhivyadharshini is ‘ddneelakandan.’ She gained 2.5 millin followers and 818 videos and photos are posted.
The height of Dhivya is 5 feet 5 inches or 165 centimeters and weight is approximately 60 kilograms. She has brown colored eyes and hairs.
Her favorite hobbies are reading, traveling and photography.
Her favourite food is Southeast Asian Cuisine and favourite color is yellow. Her favourite fashion designer is Sidney Sladen and favourite song is You Are So Beautiful.