Sakshi Tanwar Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Family, Wiki
Sakshi Tanwar (born 12 January 1973) is an Indian actress and television presenter. She is known for her work in the television soaps Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and Bade Achhe Lagte Hain. In 2016, she starred in the Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal.
Sakshi Tanwar was born in Alwar in the state of Rajasthan, India. She is an Indian Television Actress, Television Presenter & Film Actress who known for her work in Television Serials and in Bollywood films.
Sakshi Tanwar Family
Tanwar was born on 12 January 1973 to Rajendra Singh Tanwar, a retired CBI officer, in a middle-class family from Alwar, Rajasthan, India.
She was educated in many Kendriya Vidyalayas before graduating from Lady Shri Ram College in New Delhi. Prior to this, in 1990, after completing her pre-university course, she worked as a sales trainee at a five-star hotel. In college, she was the secretary and president of the dramatic society. After graduation, while preparing for the entrance tests to the administrative services and mass communications, she gave an audition for the national broadcaster Doordarshan’s film songs based program Albela Sur Mela in 1998; she was selected as the presenter.
Sakshi Tanwar Bio
Real Name: Sakshi Tanwar
Nick Name: Sakshi
Famous Role: Parvati (Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki)
Sakshi Tanwar Personal Life
Date of birth: 12-Jan-73
Age: as on 2019 46
Birth Place: Alwar, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
School: Kendriya Vidyalaya
College/University: Lady Shri Ram College for women, New Delhi
Debut Film: Oye re Manva (2006)
Debut Television: Dastoor (1996)
Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, and Travelling
Sakshi Tanwar Boyfriends/Affairs
Marital Status: Unmarried
Boyfriends/Affairs: Not Known
Networth: 1.25 to 1.75 Lakhs per Episode
Children: Daughter Dityaa ( adopted in 2018)
Parents: Rajendra Singh Tanwar (Father)
Mother: Not known
Sakshi Tanwar Physical Measurements
Height: 163 cms
Weight: 57 kgs
Eye color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Favorite Food: Rajma Chawal, Aloo Matar
Favorite Actor: Amitabh Bachan
Favorite Actress: Waheeda Rahman
Favorite Film: Sholay
Favorite destination: Europe
Sakshi Tanwar Career/Movies
After her television debut in 1998 with Albela Sur Mela, Tanwar gained fame for her role as Parvati Agarwal in the soap opera, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. Between 2011 and 2014, she played Priya Kapoor, opposite Ram Kapoor, in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain. In December 2012, she made a second appearance on the reality show Kaun Banega Crorepati.
In the 2016 film Dangal, Tanwar played Daya Kaur, wife of former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat (played by Aamir Khan), who trains his daughters to be world-class wrestlers against social odds. Sakshi Tanwar made a comeback on television with Tyohaar Ki Thaali, first telecasted by Epic Channel in February 2018.
- 2000–08 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii as Parvati Agarwal / Swati Dixit/ Janki Devi Dixit
- 2001-2002 Kutumb as Maya Mittal
- 2003 Devi as Gayatri
- 2004 Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin as Indira Bhargav
- 2008 Bawandar (featured in one episode)
- 2008 Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki as Ganga
- 2010 Balika Vadhu as Teepri
- 2011–14 Bade Achhe Lagte Hain as Priya Ram Kapoor
- 2013 Ek Thhi Naayika (episodes #13 and #14) as Pooja
- 2014 Main Naa Bhoolungi as Narrator in the first episode
- 2016 24: Season 2 as Shivani Malik
- 1998 Albela Sur Mela as the host
- 2005 Kaun Banega Crorepati 2 as a guest contestant (along with Smriti Irani to promote Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii)
- 2009 Coffee House as herself
- 2010 Crime Patrol – Season 2 as the co-host cum narrator (along with Anup Soni)
- 2012 Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 as a guest contestant (along with Ram Kapoor to promote Bade Achhe Lagte Hain)
- 2013 Kaun Banega Crorepati 7 as a guest contestant (along with Ram Kapoor and Amrita Mukherjee to promote Bade Achhe Lagte Hain)
- 2015 Code Red as the host cum narrator
- 2017 Tyohaar Ki Thaali as the host cum narrator on Epic TV.
- 2006 O re Manva as Sandhya
- 2008 C Kkompany as television actress (cameo role)
- 2009 Saluun as Sasiji
- 2009 Coffee House as Kavita
- 2011 Aatankwadi Uncle as Sumitra
- 2011 Bawra Mann as Pallavi
- 2015 Katyar Kaljat Ghusali as Nabila
- 2016 Dangal as Daya Kaur
- 2018 Mohalla Assi as Savitri
- 2017 Karle Tu Bhi Mohabbat as Dr. Tripurasundari “Tipsy” Nagarajan (ALT Balaji)
- 2019 The Final Call as ATC Kiran Mirza (ZEE5)
- 2019 Mission Over Mars (Zee5/ALTBalaji)
Sakshi Tanwar Awards and recognition
Year Awards Category Character For The Show
2003 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in Lead Role Parvati Aggarwal Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
2004 Kalakar Awards Best Actress Parvati Aggarwal Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
2010 Indian Television Academy Awards ITA Milestone Award Parvati Aggarwal Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
2011 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress – Drama (Jury) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2011 Big Star Entertainment Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role (Television) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2012 18th Lions Gold Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role (Television) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2012 11th Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role (Jury) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2012 Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards Best Actress in Drama Series Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2012 5th Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actress (Critics) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2012 Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards Best Television Actor in Lead Role (Female) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2012 People’s Choice Awards India Best Drama Actress Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2012 The Global Indian Film & TV Honours Best Actor in a Lead Role (Female) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
Best Onscreen Jodi
(Along with Ram Kapoor)
2012 FICCI Frames Excellence Awards Best Actress in Fiction Series (Television) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2013 19th Lions Gold Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role (Television) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2013 Star Guild Awards Best Actress in Drama Series Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
2013 6th Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actress (Critics) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
Some Known Facts About Sakshi Tanwar
- Does Sakshi Tanwar smoke?: No
- Does Sakshi Tanwar drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Sakshi started her career as a Sales Trainee at the hotel Taj Palace and at a clothing & accessory store Khazana in Delhi.
- She wanted to clear the Administrative Services and Mass Communication entrance examination, but with no success over there she gave an audition in Doordarshan and worked in shows like Dastoor and Albela Sur Mela.
- Later with the role of Parvati in Star Plus’s serial Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, she became popular in households.
- She also worked as a creative director in the Positive Thinkerz production company.
- Apart from acting, she has also tried her hands as a creative director in TV serial Sammaan Ek Adhikaar.
- Her film Mohalla Assi with Sunny Deol was made in 2012 but never got released.
- She doesn’t have a maid and likes to do work on her own.
- She is known for her punctuality.
- She played in Kaun Banega Crorepati twice as a guest contestant.
- She is a pure vegetarian.
- She is considered as the personal favorite of producer Ekta Kapoor.