|FULL NAME||SAKSHI TANWAR|
|DATE OF BIRTH||12TH JANUARY 1973|
|BIRTHPLACE||ALWAR, RAJASHTHAN, INDIA|
|HOMETOWN||ALWAR, RAJASHTHAN, INDIA|
|SCHOOL||KENDRIYE VIDYALAYA (IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE COUNTRY)|
|COLLEGE||LADY SHRI RAM COLLEGE, DELHI, INDIA|
|HOBBIES||SINGING, COOKING, READING, TRAVELLING|
|HEIGHT||IN CENTIMETER – 163 CM|
IN METER – 1.63M
IN INCHES AND FEET – 5’4″
|WEIGHT||IN KILOGRAM – 62KGS|
IN POUNDS – 136 LBS
|HAIR COLOUR||DARK BROWN|
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 also has an elder brother, Rajeev Singh Tanwar and an elder sister, Seema Tanwar. Sakshi is the youngest of the three siblings.
In 2018, she adopted a 9 months old baby girl and named her, Dityaa. She thus became a single mother.
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.
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.
In 2005 and 2012 she appeared in Kaun Banega Crorepati as a contestant.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Sakshi Tanwar won 3 awards for her role as Parvati Aggarwal in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.
|2003||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in Lead Role|
|2004||Kalakar Awards||Best Actress|
|2010||Indian Television Academy Awards||ITA Milestone Award|
She also won many awards for her role as Priya Kapoor in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain.
|2011||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actress – Drama (Jury)|
|2011||Big Star Entertainment Awards||Best Actress in a Lead Role (Television)|
|2012||18th Lions Gold Awards||Best Actress in a Lead Role (Television)|
|2012||11th Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in a Lead Role (Jury)|
|2012||Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards||Best Actress in Drama Series|
|2012||5th Boroplus Gold Awards||Best Actress (Critics)|
|2012||People’s Choice Awards India||Best Drama Actress|
|2013||19th Lions Gold Awards||Best Actress in a Lead Role (Television)|
|2013||Star Guild Awards||Best Actress in Drama Series|
|2013||6th Boroplus Gold Awards||Best Actress (Critics)|
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.
- She is presently prepping for her upcoming movie, Prithviraj (2021) starring Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, Manushi Chhillar and others.