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    SAKSHI TANWAR – WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE

    BIO

    Sakshi Tanwar is a popular Indian Television and film actress. She is famous for her role in the hit television soaps: Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and Bade Achhe Lagte Hain.

    FULL NAMESAKSHI TANWAR
    DATE OF BIRTH12TH JANUARY 1973
    AGE47 YEARS
    ZODIAC SIGNCAPRICORN
    BIRTHPLACEALWAR, RAJASHTHAN, INDIA
    HOMETOWNALWAR, RAJASHTHAN, INDIA
    NATIONALITYINDIAN
    SCHOOLKENDRIYE VIDYALAYA (IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE COUNTRY)
    COLLEGELADY SHRI RAM COLLEGE, DELHI, INDIA
    EDUCATIONGRADUATE
    FOOD HABITVEGETARIAN
    HOBBIESSINGING, COOKING, READING, TRAVELLING
    RELIGIONHINDUISM
    MARITAL STATUSUNMARRIED

    PHYSICAL STATS

    HEIGHTIN CENTIMETER – 163 CM
    IN METER – 1.63M
    IN INCHES AND FEET – 5’4″
    WEIGHTIN KILOGRAM – 62KGS
    IN POUNDS – 136 LBS
    BODY MEASUREMENTSUNKNOWN
    EYE COLOURBLACK
    HAIR COLOURDARK BROWN
    SKIN COLOURFAIR
    FACE SHAPEOVAL
    SHOE SIZE6
    TATTOOSNONE

    PERSONAL LIFE

    Sakshi Tanwar was born and brought up in Alwar, Rajasthan, India in an upper middle class family. Her father, Rajendra Singh Tanwar, is a retired CBI officer. Her mother’s name is unknown.

    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE
    Sakshi Tanwar with her parents

    Sakshi also has an elder brother, Rajeev Singh Tanwar and an elder sister, Seema Tanwar. Sakshi is the youngest of the three siblings.

    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE
    Sakshi Tanwar with her sister

    In 2018, she adopted a 9 months old baby girl and named her, Dityaa. She thus became a single mother.

    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE
    Sakshi Tanwar with her daughter

    In 2015, she was rumoured to be in a relationship with her Bade Achhe Lagte Hain co star Samir Kochhar. However, the couple neither denied nor confirmed anything.

    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE
    Sakshi Tanwar with Samir Kocchar

    CAREER

    In 1988, Sakshi gave an audition for the national broadcaster Doordarshan‘s film songs based program Albela Sur Mela and was selected as the presenter. This marked her debut in the Television Industry.

    After her debut, she appeared and gained fame for her role of Parvati Agarwal in the soap opera, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.

    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE
    Sakshi Tanwar in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.

    Later in 2011, Sakshi played the role of Priya Kapoor, opposite Ram Kapoor, in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain. She won several positive reviews from critics and awards for her performance. It was the turning point of her career.

    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE
    Saksi Tanwar in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain with Ram Kapoor.

    In 2005 and 2012 she appeared in Kaun Banega Crorepati as a contestant.

    Apart from acting, she has also appeared as a host in series like Crime Patrol 2, Main Naa Bhoolungi, Tyohaar Ki Thaali and Code Red.

    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE
    Sakshi Tanwar in crime patrol

    In the 2016 film Dangal, Tanwar played Daya Kaur, wife of former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat (played by Aamir Khan).

    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE
    Sakshi Tanwar in Dangal

    Sakshi made her debut in web series with ALT Balaji series Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat (2017). In 2019 she worked in ZEE5 series, The Final Call as ATC Kiran Mirza and Mission Over Mars.

    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE
    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE

    AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

    Sakshi Tanwar won 3 awards for her role as Parvati Aggarwal in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.

    2003Indian Telly AwardsBest Actress in Lead Role
    2004Kalakar AwardsBest Actress
    2010Indian Television Academy AwardsITA Milestone Award

    She also won many awards for her role as Priya Kapoor in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain.

    2011Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actress – Drama (Jury)
    2011Big Star Entertainment AwardsBest Actress in a Lead Role (Television)
    201218th Lions Gold AwardsBest Actress in a Lead Role (Television)
    201211th Indian Telly AwardsBest Actress in a Lead Role (Jury)
    2012Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild AwardsBest Actress in Drama Series
    20125th Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Actress (Critics)
    2012People’s Choice Awards IndiaBest Drama Actress
    201319th Lions Gold AwardsBest Actress in a Lead Role (Television)
    2013Star Guild AwardsBest Actress in Drama Series
    20136th Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Actress (Critics)
    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE
    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE

    LESSER KNOWN FACTS

    • Her on-screen kissing scene with Ram Kapoor in Bade acche lagte hain, caused several headlines.
    • Sakshi has also worked in two short films, Ghar Ki Murgi as Seema Batra and Neelam Ki Angoothi.
    • Sakshi Tanwar developed a spiteful relationship with television actress, Hina Khan while she was in the Bigg Boss house.
    • After graduation, She prepared for the entrance tests to the administrative services and mass communications.
    • In 1990, after completing her pre-university course, she worked as a sales trainee at a five-star hotel where her salary was Rs. 900.
    • Sakshi Tanwar is good friends with film producer, Ekta Kapoor.
    SAKSHI TANWAR - WIKI, TELEVISION, CAREER, FAMILY, AWARDS AND MORE

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