Sakshi Tanwar Height Weight Age Bra Size Affairs Family Biography

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.

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Personal life

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

Sakshi Tanwar Height Weight Age Bra Size Affairs Family Biography

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 2019)46 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
Affairs/BoyfriendsSamir Kochhar (Rumoured)
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


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.

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’.



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 6Contestant
2013Ek Thhi NaayikaPooja
2014Main Naa BhoolungiNarator
2015Code RedPresenter / Narator
201624: Season 2Shivani Malik
2017Tyohaar Ki ThaaliPresenter
2022Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2Sheel Chaudhary


2006O re ManvaSandhya
2008C KkompanyTelevision actress
2009Coffee HouseKavita
2011Aatankwadi UncleSumitra
Bawra MannPallavi
2015Katyar Kaljat GhusaliNabila
2016DangalDaya Kaur
2018Mohalla AssiSavitri
2021Dial 100Prerna Sood
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 ShowResult
2003Indian Telly AwardsBest Actress in Lead RoleParvati AggarwalKahaani Ghar Ghar KiiWon[21]
2010Indian Television Academy AwardsITA Milestone AwardWon
2011Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actress – Drama (Jury)Priya KapoorBade Achhe Lagte HainWon
Big Star Entertainment AwardsBest Actress in a Lead Role (Television)Won
201211th Indian Telly AwardsBest Actress in a Lead Role (Jury)Won
Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild AwardsBest Actress in Drama SeriesWon
5th Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Actress (Critics)Won
People’s Choice Awards IndiaBest Drama ActressWon
2013Star Guild AwardsBest Actress in Drama SeriesWon
6th Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Actress (Critics)Won

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