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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 36-34-45 inches
Bodytype Average
Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
Weight 69 kg (152 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Gender Female
Age 63 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth October 20, 1960
Full Name Dolly Ahluwalia
Profession Actress
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Mumbai, India
Zodiac Sign Libra

Dolly Ahluwalia is a film and TV actress, hailing from India. She is also a costume designer and has appeared in various Indian movies and television serials. While her fans noted her for her brilliant performances. She is the victor of various awards that she has won for giving the amazing work. Dolly Ahluwalia got an education from the National School of Drama in 1979. After completing her studies, she decided to start her professional career in the film and media industry.


She started her career as a costume designer and has designed various costumes for theatres. Afterward, she took the start with a film career and has worked in many movies for which she got huge popularity. In 1993, she made a debut movie “Bandit Queen” which was directed by Shekhar Kapur. For the best performance, she was awarded the first National Film Award for Best Costume Design. Afterward, Dolly Ahluwalia designed costumes for famed directors, such as; “The Blue Umbrella” directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, released in 2005. In 2006, she designed costumes for the movie “Omkara” starring Ajay Devgan.

In 2007, she worked for the movie “Blood Brothers” which was directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. In 2009, she worked for the movie “Kaminey” and “Haider” which was released in 2014. While the movie features Shahid Kapoor and others who played significant roles.

Some of her most popular movies are “Water” (2005), “Midnight’s Children”, (2012), “Love Aaj Kal” (2009), “Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurrana” (2012), “Bhaagh Mikha Bhaag” (2013) and others are worth sharing to watch. However, she has designed costumes for various movies.

Apart from this, Dolly Ahluwalia worked in the serials and movies as an actress. She has worked in “Amma and Family”, aired in the year 1995, “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” released in 2013- starring Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor. However, she has acted in a large number of movies and TV serials.


Among various notable achievements, she was awarded the three Filmfare Awards and three National Film Awards for the category of Best Costume Design for the movies “Bandit Queen”, released in 1993, “Haider” released in 2014, “and also for the Best Supporting Actress for the movie “Vicky Donor” released in 2012.

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Dolly Ahluwalia Education

Qualification: Undergraduate

School: National School of Drama

Dolly Ahluwalia Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Sangeet Natak Akademi


Bandit Queen

Net Worth: USD $2 Million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Kamal Tiwari

No. of Children: None

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Who is Dolly Ahluwalia?

Dolly Ahluwalia is an Indian actress, born on 20 October, 1960 in Mumbai, India.

How old is Dolly Ahluwalia?

Dolly Ahluwalia is 63 years old as of November 2023.

How tall is Dolly Ahluwalia?

Dolly Ahluwalia is 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m).