What keeps Sakshi Tanwar ticking!

Sakshi Tanwar is a famous television personality, film actress and also an anchor. She rose to fame with her portrayal of the character of Parvati on Kaahani Ghar Ghar Ki. She started her career as an anchor in Doordarshan and later went on to give acting a chance.

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Apart from being part of the small screen, she has also starred in a number of films namely O re manwa (2006), Saluun (2009), Coffee House (2009), Dangal (2016) et cetera. She has received a number of awards for her contribution to the television.

Early life and education

Sakshi Tanwar was born on January 12, 1973 in Alwar, Rajasthan to Rajendra Singh Tanwar. Her father was a former CBI officer. Sakshi pursued her schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya in different places due to her father’s transferable job. She later enrolled herself in Lady Shri Ram College which is located in New Delhi to pursue her graduation.

After finishing her graduation, Sakshi was all set on cracking the administrative examinations and was preparing for them as well but gave up the idea mid-way. Instead, she auditioned for Doordarshan’s film song based show Albela Sur Mela. She eventually got selected and started working there.


Following her career as an anchor on Doordarshan, Sakshi bagged the role of Parvati Agarwal after auditioning for it and was part of the show from 2000 till 2008. She has also portrayed the pivotal character in the television daily soap Bade Acche Lagte Hain opposite Ram Kapoor which aired on Sony.

The 1.63 meter tall Sakshi Tanwar acted as Aamir Khan’s wife in Dangal  (2016), the second biggest blockbuster in Indian cinema. She has associated with her on-screen husband Ram Kapoor for Ekta Kapoor’s web series  Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat

Sakshi Tanwar –  Husband

The wheatish complexioned actress was believed to have married an anonymous businessman-boyfriend in 2015, in secrecy. However, Sakshi refuted the claim and said that she believed that if marriage is destined to happen, it will happen. She said that she didn’t have anything against arrange marriage as well, but she was not actively looking for  suitor.

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Approach to work

Sakshi Tanwar has the same approach to work, which she adapts for her personal life. She doesn’t believe in stressing about work. She says, ‘If the offers are meant for men, they will wait for me.  If they are not meant for me, no matter what I do, I will not get it.  Work should not be stressed about,  it is something that you should enjoy. Since our profession is not a desk job, we have to interact with a lot of people. You have to keep your mind open, else it is difficult to connect. If you cannot connect to your character, neither will your audience. “

Sakshi Tanwar – Pictures

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