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Sakshi Tanwar is an Indian actress and television presenter.

Early life

Tanwar was born in 1972 or 1973 to Rajendra Singh Tanwar, a retired CBI officer, in a middle-class Rajput 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.

Personal life

In 2018, Sakshi became a single mother when she adopted a nine-month-old baby girl, Dityaa Tanwar.

Sakshi Tanwar Measurements Height Weight Bra Size Age

Profession(s) Actress, Television Host
Famous Role ‘Parvati Agarwal’ in “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii”
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 163 cm
in meters– 1.63 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 4”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut Film (Short Film): O Re Manva (2006)
Film (Bollywood): Dangal (2016)
TV: Albela Sur Mela (1996)
Awards, Honours, Achievements Awards won for the serial “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.”
• Indian Telly Award for “Best Actress in Lead Role” (2003)
• Kalakar Award for “Best Actress” (2004)
• Indian Television Academy Award for “ITA Milestone” (2010)
Awards won for the serial “Bade Achhe Lagte Hain.”
• 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)
• Voted India Today’s No.1 Television’s Most Popular Onscreen Couple along with Ram Kapoor (2013)
• Featured in Top 5 most trustworthy celebrities in a survey conducted by Ormax Media (2013)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 12 January 1973 (Friday)
Age (as in 2023) 50 Years
Birthplace Alwar, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Alwar, Rajasthan, India
School She was educated at different Kendriya Vidyalayas across India.
College/University Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Hinduism
Food Habit Vegetarian
Hobbies Cooking, Reading, Travelling
Controversies • Sakshi made the headlines for secretly marrying a businessman. However, she denied it later.
• The television actress, Hina Khan, called Sakshi cross-eyed, while Hina was inside the house of Bigg Boss.
Relationships & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Samir Kochhar (Rumoured)
Husband/Spouse N/A
Children Son– None
Daughter– Dityaa (adopted in 2018)
Parents Father– Rajendra Singh Tanwar (Retiered CBI Officer)
Mother– Name Not Known
Siblings Brother– Rajeev Singh Tanwar (elder)
Sister– Seema Tanwar (elder)
Favourite Things
Food Aloo Matar, Rajma Chawal
Dessert Kulhad Waali Gulab Jamun
Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan
Actress Waheeda Rehman
Films Guide (1965), Sholay (1975)
Travel Destination Europe
Style Quotient
Car Collection Volvo S90 Sedan
Money Factor
Salary (approx.) Rs. 80,000/episode


After her television debut in 1998 with Albela Sur Mela, Tanwar gained fame for her role of 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 third appearance on the reality show Kaun Banega Crorepati.

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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.

Manoj Bajpayee, Neena Gupta, Sakshi Tanwar come together for upcoming thriller ‘Dial 100’.



Year Show Role
1999 Lalia Lalia
1999 Albela Sur Mela Presenter
2000–2008 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Parvati Agarwal / Swati Dixit/ Janki Devi Dixit
2001–2002 Kutumb Maya Mittal
2002–2004 Devi Gayatri Vikram Sharma
2004 Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin Indira Bhargav
2005 Kaun Banega Crorepati 2 Contestant
2008 Bawandar Guest
Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Ganga  
2009 Coffee House Guest
2010 Crime Patrol 2 Co-Presenter
Balika Vadhu Teepri Cameo
2011–2014 Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Priya Sharma Kapoor
2012–2013 Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 Contestant
2013 Ek Thhi Naayika Pooja
2014 Main Naa Bhoolungi Narator
2015 Code Red Presenter / Narator
2016 24: Season 2 Shivani Malik
2017 Tyohaar Ki Thaali Presenter
2022 Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2 Sheel Chaudhary


Year Title Role
2006 O re Manva Sandhya
2008 C Kkompany Television actress
2009 Coffee House Kavita
2011 Aatankwadi Uncle Sumitra
Bawra Mann Pallavi  
2015 Katyar Kaljat Ghusali Nabila
2016 Dangal Daya Kaur
2018 Mohalla Assi Savitri
2021 Dial 100 Prerna Sood
2022 Samrat Prithviraj  

Web series

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2017–2019 Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat Dr. Tripurasundari “Tipsy” Nagrajan  
2019 The Final Call ATC Kiran Mirza  
Mission Over Mars Nandita Hariprasad  
2022 Mai: A Mother’s Rage Sheel Chaudhary    

Awards and recognition

Year Awards Category Character For The Show Result
2003 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in Lead Role Parvati Aggarwal Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Won[21]
2010 Indian Television Academy Awards ITA Milestone Award Won
2011 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress – Drama (Jury) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Won
Big Star Entertainment Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role (Television) Won
2012 11th Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role (Jury) Won
Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards Best Actress in Drama Series Won
5th Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actress (Critics) Won
People’s Choice Awards India Best Drama Actress Won
2013 Star Guild Awards Best Actress in Drama Series Won
6th Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actress (Critics) Won

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