Gehana Vasisth, is an Indian actress, model, and television presenter who was born on 16 June 1988 into a religious Brahmin family in Chhattisgarh. Her actual name was Vandana Tiwari and after entering into modeling field, she changed her name to Gehana Vasisth.
She completed her schooling from DAV Public School. Chirimiri. After she did her engineering degree from All Saints College of Technology, Bhopal in Computer Science. Her father named Ravindra Tiwari was an Education Officer and mother named Sita Tiwari. Gehana has three siblings- one sister Namrata Tiwari and two brothers Vedant Tiwari and Sankalp Tiwari. Her grandmother is the retired principal of Arena Convent School.
She has done number of advertisements as a lead model for Monte Carlo brand. Then she worked as a model for international brands including ‘Philips Arena’, Chevrolet Cruize car,’Dreamstone jewellery’,’ Palak Sarees’ and many more. Later on she came into the film industry through a movie called Filmi Duniya in 2013 and did minor roles in Telugu cinema. Then she is known for her work in Tamil, Bollywood movies and Hindi television series. She has played lead role in some films such as Namasthe, Btech Love Story, and Savitha Barbie among others.
She introduced as an anchor in Sahara One Television Channel and Cricket World Cup 2015 for a news channel along with Yograj Singh and Atul Wassan. She has also appeared as a lead role in the serial Behenein on Star Plus in 2010 and as VJ on True Life Show on MTV India.
Vasisth has won the Miss Asia Bikini contest of 2012, where she polled the maximum number of votes in an online contest and was selected as the bikini model to represent India. Also in July 2012, she faced the consequences of violating the norms mentioned under the ‘Prevention of Insult to National Honour Act of 1971’ for doing the photoshoot wearing a bikini with the national flag of India wrapped around her waist.
Later she appeared in the popular TV web series ‘Gandii Baat’ in 2018. In the year 2019, she suffered a cardiac arrest while shooting and was rushed to the hospital where she remained in observation for few days.