Sukirti (सुकीर्ति ) Kandpal is best known these days for being a contestant in Big Boss 8.Early Life and Education: Sukirti was born on November 20, 1987 in Nainital, Uttarakhand, India. She is born to Mr & Mrs B D Kandpal. She has an elder sister Bhavna and a brother, Manjul Kandpal. Sukirti Kandpal initially wanted to pursue her career in law as she is born to a public prosecutor. She worked in an international BPO before she joined the Television industry.

Career:-Sukirti Kandpal started her career as a model and slowly moved onto acting, as the offers began to come in. As an actress, she shot to fame first with Cinevistaas TV series titled ‘Jersey No. 10′ in the year 2007, a youthful show with a sports theme, where she played the role of a tennis player named Saakshi. On May 20th 2008 Shilpa Anand, who played the role of Dr. Riddhima for the first 9 months in the superbly popular TV show Dill Mill Gaye, announced that she was leaving the show.Sukirti Kandpal was signed on as her alternate and her first episode as Dr Riddhima aired on June 2nd 2008.She has also done a cameo in movie Love Sex Aur Dhoka . Now she returns on STAR One screen as Piya in a dark love story – Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani!This show is supposed to be an adaptation of the Twilight series and has gained Sukirti a huge fan base.

Awards and Achievement:-Sukirti Kandpal represented India at the Miss India World Wide, 2011 pageant in Dubai.Sukirti Kandpal won the title Bollywood Diva and was also one of the top 10 contestants.