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Sakshi Tanwar is an Indian actress and television host. She came into limelight after playing the role of ‘Parvati Agarwal’ in the TV serial Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. She has also been seen in web series like Karle Tu Bhi Mohabbat, The Final Call, and Mission Over Mars.

Personal Life

Sakshi was born on 12 January 1973 in Alwar, Rajasthan. She is 49 years old (as in 2022). Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She completed her primary schooling from Kendriya Vidyalayas. She always had to change the school as her father was a CBI officer and got transferred frequently.

In 1990, she worked as a sales trainee at Taj Palace, Delhi. She even worked at a clothing & accessory store, Khazana in Delhi. Sakshi graduated from Lady Shri Ram College. She was the secretary and president of the dramatic society in her college days. After completing her graduation, she prepared for the exams of administrative services and mass communications. Although Sakshi failed to clear the entrance examination.

Sakshi belongs to a middle-class Hindu Family. Her father, Rajendra Singh Tanwar, is a retired CBI officer. She has an elder brother, Rajeev Singh Tanwar and an elder sister, Seema Tanwar

It was also rumoured that she had tied the knot with a businessman. However, the actress refuted all the rumours and said that she was single. In October 2018, she adopted a 9 months old baby girl and named her Dityaa.

Bio of Sakshi Tanwar

NameSakshi Tanwar
Date of birth 12 January 1973
Age (as of 2022)49 years
HometownAlwar, Rajasthan
Eye colour Black
Hair colour Black
Weight 58 kg
Profession Actress, Television Host
HobbiesReading, Travelling
Marital status Unmarried


Sakshi started her career with a reality show. She made her television debut in 1996 by hosting the DD National’s reality show Albela Sur Mela. Then, she was featured in a role in the TV serial Dastoor. After that, she never looked back. Subsequently, she bagged the role of “Parvati Agarwal” in the TV serial “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.” The show became a huge success and she became a famous name by playing the role of Parvati. The serial was aired on television for 8 long years.

Thereafter, she appeared in TV serials like Kutumb, Devi, Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin and Balika Vadhu. She played the role of ‘Priya Ram Kapoor’ in Sony TV’s Bade Achhe Lagte Hain. This show was also a superhit. People loved the chemistry of Sakshi and Ram Kapoor.

Sakshi has appeared as a narrator-cum-host in many television shows including Main Naa Bhoolungi, Crime Patrol Season 2, Code Red,” and Tyohaar Ki Thaali.

Sakshi Tanwar

She made her Bollywood debut in 2016 with the film “Dangal” in which she played the role of Daya Kaur. Sakshi has also worked as a creative director with the Positive Thinkerz Production Company. She has also been seen in web series like Karle Tu Bhi Mohabbat, The Final Call and Mission Over Mars. Recently, she played the lead role in a Netflix original series titled “Mai-A mother’s rage“.

Her next projects are Sharmaji ki beti and Samrat Prithviraj. Samrat Prithviraj is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language historical action drama film.


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Favourite foodAaloo matar
Favourite dessert Kulhad wali Gulab Jamun
Favourite destination Europe
Favourite hobbyTravelling

Awards and achievements

  • Indian Telly Award for “Best Actress in Lead Role” (2003)
  • Kalakar Award for “Best Actress” (2004)
  • Indian Television Academy Award for “ITA Milestone” (2010)
  • Indian Television Academy Award for “Best Actress – Drama (Jury)” (2011)
  • Big Star Entertainment Award for “Best Actress in a Lead Role- Television” (2011)
  • 18th Lions Gold Award for “Best Actress in a Lead Role- Television” (2012)
  • 11th Indian Telly Award for “Best Actress in a Lead Role- Jury” (2012)
  • People’s Choice Awards India for “Best Drama Actress” (2012)
  • 6th Boroplus Gold Award for “Best Actress Critics” (2013)

Net worth

Sakshi Tanwar

The net worth of Sakshi is estimated to be about 2 million approx (as of 2022). She charges 80,000 per episode. The primary source of her income comes from acting, commercial ads and brand promotions. She also owns a Volvo S90 Sedan car.

Some exciting facts about her

  • Sakshi is born and brought up in Alwar, Rajasthan.
  • Sakshi was the secretary of dramatic society in her college.
  • On Instagram, she is followed by 40.7k people.
  • She appeared in many TV serials like Kutub, Devi, Balika Vadhu etc.
  • Ekta Kapoor is a very close friend of her.
  • When she was young, she wanted to become a software engineer.
  • She is an avid animal lover.

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