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Tanwar at Femina Miss India pageant
|Born||12 January 1973
Alwar, Rajasthan, India
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Occupation||Actress, television presenter|
Sakshi Tanwar (born 12 January 1973) is an Indian television actress. Tanwar started her career as an anchor in Doordarshan, She anchored the film songs-based program Albela Sur Mela. In 2000, Tanwar played the lead role of Parvati in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. On May 2011, she plays the character Priya Kapoor in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain. In December 2012, she made an appearance in Kaun Banega Crorepati.
Tanwar was born on 12 January 1973 to Rajendra Singh Tanwar, a retired CBI officer, in a middle-class family from Alwar, Rajasthan, India. She was educated in many Kendriya Vidyalayas (Central School) and graduated from Lady Shri Ram College in New Delhi. After her graduation she was preparing for the entrance tests to the administrative services and mass communications, then she gave an audition for the national broadcaster Doordarshan's film songs based program Albela Sur Mela; she was selected and from there begun her journey towards Television, During her college days she was the secretary and president of the dramatic society.
- Fiction shows
- 2000–08 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii as Parvati Agarwal / Janki Devi Dixit
- 2001-2002 Kutumb (TV series) as Maya Mittal
- 2003 Devi as Gayatri
- 2004 Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin as Indira Bhargav
- 2008 Bawandar (one episode)
- 2010 Balika Vadhu as Teepri
- 2011–14 Bade Achhe Lagte Hain as Priya Ram Kapoor
- 2013 Ek Thhi Naayika (episodes 13 and 14) as Pooja
- Reality shows
- 1998 Albela Sur Mela as Host
- 2009 Coffee House as Herself
- 2010 Crime Patrol – Season 2 as Host with Anup Soni.
- 2012 Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 as Guest (has appered many times)
- 2015-present Code Red as Host
|2006||O re Manva||Sandhya|
|2008||C Kkompany||Television Actress (Cameo role)|
Awards and recognition
|Year||Awards||Category||Character||For The Show||Result|
|2012||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actor - Female (Jury)||Priya Kapoor'||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2013||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actress - Drama (Jury)||Priya Kapoor'||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Pending|
|2012||Apsara Awards||Best Actress - Drama Series||Priya Kapoor'||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won
(tied with Ragini Khanna)
|2012||Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards||Best Television Actor in Lead Role (Female)||Priya Kapoor'||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2012||People's Choice Awards||Best Drama Actress||Priya Kapoor'||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2013||Femina Women's Awards||Jury Award for Television||Priya Kapoor'||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
- Sakshi Tanwar Biography, Profile - Filmibeat
- Chhote acche lagte hain...' - Daily News & Analysis
- "Ekta's next on Sony with Sakshi & Ram titled Bade Achhe Lagte Hain".
- Kaun Banega Crorepati 6: Ram Kapoor, Sakshi Tanwar on hot seat again!
- "IBN-7 presents Bawandar; real people, real stories". IBN News.
- "Ekta Kapoor launches 'Ek Thi Nayika'". Times of India. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
- NI Wire (5 March 2013). "Ekta and Vishal launches Ek Thi Nayika starring 8 TV actresses". News Track India. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
- "Sakshi to play lead in Mohalla Assi".
- "Sakshi wins Best Actress (Jury) at 11th Indian Telly Awards".
- "THE INDIAN TELEVISION ACADEMY AWARDS 2013 - TOP - 5 NOMINEES (JURY & POPULAR)".
- Sakshi wins Best Actress at Apsara Awards, 2012
- Ekta Kapoor, Ram & Sakshi wins Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards
- "Sakshi wins 1st People's Choice Awards".
- "Sakshi wins Jury Award for Television at Femina Women Awards".
- "Ram & Sakshi are TV's most favorite couple".
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