Sakshi Tanwar Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Sakshi Tanwar Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Images, And More

Sakshi Tanwar is a television host and actress from India.

Early years

Tanwar was born in 1972 or 1973 in Alwar, Rajasthan, India, to Rajendra Singh Tanwar, a retired CBI official, and a middle-class Rajput family. Before graduating from Lady Shri Ram College in New Delhi, she attended several Kendriya Vidyalayas. Prior to this, she worked as a sales trainee at a five-star hotel in 1990, after finishing her pre-university course. She was the secretary and president of the dramatic society in college. She auditioned for the national broadcaster Doordarshan's film songs-based show Albela Sur Mela in 1998, while studying for the entrance exams for administrative services and mass communications. She was chosen as the presenter.


Tanwar rose to prominence in the serial series Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii after making her television debut in 1998 with Albela Sur Mela. Between 2011 and 2014, she played Priya Kapoor in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, opposite Ram Kapoor. She made her third appearance on the reality show Kaun Banega Crorepati in December 2012.

Tanwar plays Daya Kaur in the 2016 film Dangal, the wife of former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat (played by Aamir Khan), who trains his children to be world-class wrestlers against all odds. Sakshi Tanwar made a television comeback with Tyohaar Ki Thaali, which premiered on Epic Channel in February 2018.

Manoj Bajpayee, Neena Gupta, and Sakshi Tanwar star in the upcoming thriller "Dial 100."

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



1999Albela Sur MelaPresenter
2000–2008Kahaani Ghar Ghar KiiParvati Agarwal / Swati Dixit/ Janki Devi Dixit
2001–2002KutumbMaya Mittal
2002–2004DeviGayatri Vikram Sharma
2004Jassi Jaisi Koi NahinIndira Bhargav
2005Kaun Banega Crorepati 2Contestant
Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat KiGanga
2009Coffee HouseGuest
2010Crime Patrol 2Co-Presenter
Balika VadhuTeepriCameo
2011–2014Bade Achhe Lagte HainPriya Sharma Kapoor
2012–2013Kaun Banega Crorepati 6Contestant2 episodes
2013Ek Thhi NaayikaPooja
2014Main Naa BhoolungiNarator
2015Code RedPresenter / Narator
201624: Season 2Shivani Malik
2017Tyohaar Ki ThaaliPresenter
2022Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2Sheel ChaudharyGuest


2006O re ManvaSandhya
2008C KkompanyTelevision actress(cameo role)
2009Coffee HouseKavita
2011Aatankwadi UncleSumitra
Bawra MannPallavi
2015Katyar Kaljat GhusaliNabilaMarathi film
2016DangalDaya Kaur
2018Mohalla AssiSavitri
2021Dial 100Prerna SoodZEE5 film
2022Samrat Prithviraj

Web series

2017–2019Karrle Tu Bhi MohabbatDr. Tripurasundari "Tipsy" Nagrajan
2019The Final CallATC Kiran Mirza
Mission Over MarsNandita Hariprasad
2022Mai: A Mother's RageSheel Chaudhary

Awards and recognition

YearAwardsCategoryCharacterFor The Show
2003Indian Telly AwardsBest Actress in Lead RoleParvati AggarwalKahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
2010Indian Television Academy AwardsITA Milestone Award
2011Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actress – Drama (Jury)Priya KapoorBade Achhe Lagte Hain
Big Star Entertainment AwardsBest Actress in a Lead Role (Television)
201211th Indian Telly AwardsBest Actress in a Lead Role (Jury)
Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild AwardsBest Actress in Drama Series
5th Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Actress (Critics)
People's Choice Awards IndiaBest Drama Actress
2013Star Guild AwardsBest Actress in Drama Series
6th Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Actress (Critics)
20222022 Filmfare OTT AwardsBest Actress Critics Choice (Drama Series)SheelMai
20222022 Filmfare OTT AwardsBest Actress Drama SeriesSheelMai


  • In 2013, her on-screen pairing with Ram Kapoor was voted India Today's Television's most popular onscreen couple.
  • In April 2013, in a survey conducted by Ormax Media, Tanwar featured in Top 5 most trustworthy celebrities.
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 ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Short Film): O Re Manva (2006)
Film (Bollywood): Dangal (2016)
TV: Albela Sur Mela (1996)
Awards, Honours, AchievementsAwards 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 Birth12 January 1973 (Friday)
Age (as in 2023)50 Years
BirthplaceAlwar, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownAlwar, Rajasthan, India
SchoolShe was educated at different Kendriya Vidyalayas across India.
College/UniversityLady Shri Ram College, New Delhi
Educational QualificationGraduate
Food HabitVegetarian
HobbiesCooking, 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 StatusUnmarried
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Dityaa (adopted in 2018)
ParentsFather- Rajendra Singh Tanwar (Retiered CBI Officer)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Rajeev Singh Tanwar (elder)
Sister- Seema Tanwar (elder)
Favourite Things
FoodAloo Matar, Rajma Chawal
DessertKulhad Waali Gulab Jamun
ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan
ActressWaheeda Rehman
FilmsGuide (1965), Sholay (1975)
Travel DestinationEurope
Style Quotient
Car CollectionVolvo S90 Sedan
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 80,000/episode

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sakshi Tanwar

  • Sakshi Tanwar was born into a middle-class-family in Alwar, Rajasthan.
  • She completed her pre-university course in 1990 and started working as a sales trainee at Taj Palace, Delhi.
  • She, then, worked at a clothing & accessory store, Khazana in Delhi, where she received a monthly salary of Rs. 900.
  • She bought a Yellow and Green cotton saree for her mother with her first salary. Sakshi even bought gifts for her father, sister, and brother.
  • Sakshi was the secretary and president of the dramatic society in her college.
  • While she was preparing for the entrance examinations to the administrative services and mass communication, she auditioned for the role of host in the reality show “Albela Sur Mela.” Although Sakshi failed to clear the entrance examination, she did clear the audition.
  • In October 2018, Sakshi became a single mother by adopting a 9 months old baby girl. She named her Dityaa.
  • Sakshi went unnoticed in the TV shows “Albela Sur Mela” and “Dastoor.”
  • She came into the spotlight by portraying the role of ‘Parvati Agarwal’ in the TV serial “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.” The show was a huge success, and she became a household name by playing the role of Parvati.
  • Subsequently, she appeared in TV serials like “Kutumb,” “Devi,” “Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin,” and “Balika Vadhu.”
  • In 2011, she played the role of ‘Priya Ram Kapoor’ in Sony TV’s “Bade Achhe Lagte Hain” and received wide popularity.
  • She has narrated and hosted many TV shows like “Main Naa Bhoolungi,” “Crime Patrol Season 2,” “Code Red,” and “Tyohaar Ki Thaali.”
  • Tanwar has worked in feature films like “O re Manva,” “Saluun,” “Aatankwadi Uncle,” and “Bawra Mann.”
  • Sakshi has worked as a creative director with the Positive Thinkerz Production Company.
  • She has also appeared in a few web series like “Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat,” “The Final Call,” and “Mission Over Mars.”
  • In 2012, she worked in the film “Mohalla Assi” opposite Sunny Deol, but the film never got released.
  • Sakshi doesn’t like to keep a house help and likes doing the household chores on her own
  • Sakshi is widely known for her punctuality in the television industry.
  • Sakshi has appeared as a guest contestant in the reality show “Kaun Banega Crorepati.”
  • She is a good friends with the film producer and film director, Ekta Kapoor.
  • While in college, Sakshi wanted to become a software engineer.
  • During an interview, Sakshi shared that being the youngest person in her family, she was the most pampered one.
  • She draws her inspiration from her mother.
  • Her onscreen kiss with Ram Kapoor in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain surprised the audience.
  • In an interview, Sakshi revealed that she had once faced rejection because of a pimple on her face. She said that during her initial days in the television industry, she had bagged an advertisement shoot for a big brand, but the makers rejected her when they saw a big pimple on her face.

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