Dilraba Dilmurat is a Chinese actress of Uyghur descent who graduated from Shanghai Theatre Academy. She made her acting debut by playing the lead role in the TV series “Anarhan,” which garnered a nomination for “Outstanding TV Series” at the 30th Flying Asparas Awards.
Dilraba experienced a rise in popularity after featuring in the popular xianxia series “Swords of Legends.” In 2015, Dilraba co-starred in romantic comedy drama Diamond Lover, winning acclaim for her role as a sassy pop-star. She won the “Audience’s Favorite Newcomer” award at the 7th China TV Drama Awards for her performance. In 2016, Dilraba was cast as the leading role in the youth sports drama Hot Girl. She won the “Outstanding New Actress” award at 2016 ENAwards for her performance in the series.
In 2017, she played the leading role in “Pretty Li Hui Zhen.” The series was popular during its run and has over 7 billion views online. She won the Best Actress award at the China TV Golden Eagle Award for her performance. She next starred in the fantasy romance series “Eternal Love,” which gained explosive popularity both in China and internationally. She was also nominated for the Best Supporting Actress award at the Shanghai Television Festival. The same year, she had her first big-screen leading role in the romantic comedy film Mr. Pride vs Miss Prejudice. Her performance earned her the Best New Actress award at the 2016 China Britain Film Festival. Dilraba won the Newcomer award at the Golden Phoenix Awards for her performance in “Namiya”. In 2017, Dilraba also joined the fifth season of Keep Running as a cast member, earning increased popularity for her variety stint. Forbes China listed Dilraba under their 30 Under 30 Asia 37th (2017), 16th (2019) & 11th (2020).
In 2018, due to her rising popularity, Dilraba was crowned the Golden Eagle Goddess at the 12th China Golden Eagle TV Art Festival. In 2018, after surpassing 40 million followers on Weibo it was announced Dilraba has an independent studio under Jaywalk. In 2020, she won the Best Rising Star award for her role in The Eternal Love of Dream in the 2nd Asia Contents Awards Busan International Film Festival. On November 6, 2021, she won the Outstanding Young Actress in the 2021 Chinese American TV Festival Golden Angel Awards for her role “Li Changge” in “The Long Ballad”. The drama won the nomination for “Excellent TV Series” in the 16th Seoul International Television Festival 2021 and Dilraba was nominated as “The Best Actress” for her role. On January 17, 2022, Beijing Daily Film & Television announced that Dilraba won the Popular Actress Award of 2021 for her role in “You Are My Glory.” On February 3, 2022, WeTV Thailand announced that she had won the Best WeTV Actress Award for 2021.
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