is an Indian film, television and theatre actress. She is known for Bollywood films like Fan, Raanjhanaa and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and TV shows like Farmaan and Tashn-e-Ishq .
Deepika Amin was born Deepika Deshpande in Mumbai in a Maharashtrian family. Her paternal grandfather was the Sahitya Akademi Award-winning Marathi poet Atmaram Ravaji Deshpande. Her maternal grandmother Kusumavati Deshpande, was a writer of Marathi literature and professor of English Literature in Nagpur University.
Her father Ulhas Deshpande was an Air Vice Marshall in the Indian Air Force. Her mother Kshama Deshpande is a Kathak dancer and disciple of the Kathak maestro Shri Gopi Krishna.
She grew up in Delhi, attending school in Loreto Convent and studying Economics (Hons) in Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University.
She lives with her husband and daughter in Mumbai.