Sakshi Tanwar : Wiki, Bio, Life Story, Facts, Figures and Net Worth

Sakshi Tanwar, a name synonymous with Indian television and cinema, has carved a niche for herself with her exceptional acting skills and captivating screen presence. The Bollywood Actress known for her roles in popular TV shows and Bollywood films, she has become a household name and continues to rule the hearts of millions.

Sakshi Tanwar
Sakshi Tanwar

Early Life and Upbringing

Born on January 12, 1973, in Alwar, Rajasthan, Sakshi Tanwar was raised in a middle-class family. Her father, Rajendra Singh Tanwar, was a retired CBI officer. She completed her education at various Kendriya Vidyalayas across India before graduating from Lady Shri Ram College in New Delhi.

After completing her pre-university course in 1990, she started working as a sales trainee at Taj Palace, Delhi.

Sakshi Tanwar - Early Life And Upbringing
Sakshi Tanwar Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Sakshi Tanwar - Personal Life
Sakshi Tanwar – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameSakshi Tanwar
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Sakshi Tanwar
Date of Birth12 January 1973
Age (as of 2023)50 Years
Zodiac SignCapricorn
BirthplaceAlwar, Rajasthan, India
HometownAlwar, Rajasthan, India
Current AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Education QualificationGraduate
Hobbies and InterestsCooking, Reading, Travelling
Languages KnownHindi, English
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)N/A
Wikipedia Profile linkSakshi Tanwar
IMDb Profile linkSakshi Tanwar
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Sakshi Tanwar - Physical Appearance
Sakshi Tanwar – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)34-27-34 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5’ 4″, 163 cm
Weight in kg, lbs57 kg, 126 lbs
Chest34 inches
Waist27 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HairstyleMedium length, straight or wavy
Distinctive FeaturesSharp features, expressive eyes, dimpled smile

Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs

Sakshi Tanwar is known for her private nature and has kept her personal life away from the limelight. She has an elder brother, Rajeev Singh Tanwar, and an elder sister, Seema Tanwar. In 2018, she embraced motherhood by adopting a nine-month-old baby girl named Dityaa.

Despite rumors of her secretly marrying a businessman and dating her co-star Samir Kochhar, Sakshi has maintained that she is single.

Sakshi Tanwar - Family And Relationships
Sakshi Tanwar – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusUnmarried
Spouse – HusbandN/A
FatherRajendra Singh Tanwar (Retired CBI Officer)
ChildrenDityaa Tanwar (adopted daughter)
Siblings Rajeev Singh Tanwar (elder brother), Seema Tanwar (elder sister)
Affairs – Boyfriend(s) Samir Kochhar (Rumored)
Significant RelationshipsRam Kapoor (On-screen husband in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain)

Rise to Stardom

Sakshi Tanwar began her journey in the entertainment industry in 1996 with Doordarshan’s film songs-based program Albela Sur Mela. However, her breakthrough role came with the TV serial Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, which aired for eight years between 2000-2008. She gained immense popularity for her role as Parvati Agarwal in the show.

Her Bollywood debut came in 2016 with the blockbuster hit film ‘Dangal’, where she played the role of Geeta and Babita’s mother. The film became the biggest blockbuster ever in Bollywood when it was released in the theatres.

Sakshi Tanwar - Rise To Stardom
Sakshi Tanwar – Rise To Stardom

Debut Film – Albela Sur Mela

Sakshi Tanwar - Debut Film
Sakshi Tanwar – Debut Film

Successful Film – Dangal

Sakshi Tanwar - Successful Film
Sakshi Tanwar – Successful Film

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Sakshi Tanwar has received numerous awards and accolades for her performances. For her role in “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii”, she won the Indian Telly Award for “Best Actress in Lead Role” in 2003. She also received the Indian Television Academy Award for “ITA Milestone” in 2010.

For her role in “Bade Achhe Lagte Hain”, she won several awards including the Indian Television Academy Award for “Best Actress – Drama (Jury)” in 2011 and the Big Star Entertainment Award for “Best Actress in a Lead Role- Television” in 2011. In 2013, she was voted as India Today’s No.1 Television’s Most Popular Onscreen Couple along with Ram Kapoor.

Sakshi Tanwar - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Sakshi Tanwar – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actress, Television Host
Debut FilmO Re Manva (Short Film, 2006)
Notable Roles Parvati Agarwal in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Priya Kapoor in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, Daya Kaur in Dangal
Recent Films – New Movies Dial 100 (2021), Mission Over Mars (2019), The Final Call (2019)
Upcoming Films Sharmaji Ki Beti.
Popular Television Series Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, 24: Season 2, Tyohaar Ki Thaali, Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat
Awards and Achievements Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in Lead Role (2003), Indian Television Academy Award for ITA Milestone (2010), People’s Choice Awards India for Best Drama Actress (2012), Star Guild Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series (2013), Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award for Best Actress in Television Industry (2018)
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Horlicks Women’s Plus, Tanishq Jewellery, Voltas Air Conditioners, Tata Sky
Philanthropy/Charity Work Supported the cause of girl child education, Participated in NDTV’s Greenathon campaign, Donated to PM CARES Fund for COVID-19 relief
Professional Associations CINTAA, Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association
Training and EducationGraduated from Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi; Secretary and President of the Dramatic Society in college
Production CompanyN/A
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Dangal (2016), Mohalla Assi (2018)
Critical Acclaim Movies Dangal (2016), The Final Call (2019), Mission Over Mars (2019)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Sakshi Tanwar - Assets And Finances
Sakshi Tanwar – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 350 crore, $47 million
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 1-2 crore, $135,000-$270,000
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 50-60 lakh, $67,000-$81,000
Sponsorship Deals Horlicks Women’s Plus, Tanishq Jewellery, Voltas Air Conditioners, Tata Sky
Business Ventures N/A
Real Estate Holdings A bungalow in Alwar, Rajasthan; A flat in Mumbai
Luxury Items/Properties Owned Jewelry, Designer clothes, Artworks
Cars Collection Volvo S90 Sedan

Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Sakshi Tanwar - Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Sakshi Tanwar – Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan
Favorite ActressWaheeda Rehman
Favorite FilmGuide (1965), Sholay (1975)
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite BooksN/A
Favorite ColorBlack, Red
Favorite FoodAloo Matar, Rajma Chawal; Dessert: Kulhad Waali Gulab Jamun
Things s/he likeCooking, reading, traveling
Things s/he dislikeN/A

Top 5 Best Films – Sakshi Tanwar

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Dangal2016Geeta and Babita’s mother
Bade Acche Lagte Hain2011-2014Priya Kapoor
Dial 1002021Policeman’s wife
Mai: A Mother’s Rage2022Grieving mother
Mission Over Mars2019Scientist

Controversies – Sakshi Tanwar

  • Sakshi made headlines for allegedly secretly marrying a businessman, which she later denied.
  • She was rumored to be dating her co-star Samir Kochhar.
  • Her onscreen kiss with Ram Kapoor in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain shocked the audience.
  • Television actress Hina Khan called Sakshi cross-eyed while Hina was inside the house of Bigg Boss.
  • She faced rejection early in her career due to a pimple on her face.
Sakshi Tanwar - Controversies
Sakshi Tanwar – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Sakshi Tanwar

  • Sakshi Tanwar started her career as an anchor on Doordarshan’s film songs-based program Albela Sur Mela.
  • She worked as a creative director in the production company Positive Thinkerz.
  • She is known for her punctuality.
  • Sakshi follows a vegetarian diet.
  • She doesn’t like to keep a house help and likes doing her work on her own.
  • She was featured in the Top 5 most trustworthy celebrities in a survey conducted by Ormax Media in 2013.
Sakshi Tanwar - Interesting Facts
Sakshi Tanwar – Interesting Facts

Sakshi Tanwar’s journey from a small-town girl to one of the most loved actresses in the Indian film and television industry is truly inspiring. Her talent, hard work, and dedication have made her a role model for many aspiring actors.

With her versatile acting skills and down-to-earth personality, she continues to win hearts across the nation.

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