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Tanwar at Femina Miss India pageant
12 January 1973 |
Alwar, Rajasthan, India
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Occupation||Actress, television presenter|
Sakshi Tanwar (born 12 January 1973) is an Indian television and film actress who started her career as an anchor in Doordarshan. Tanwar anchored the film songs-based program Albela Sur Mela in 1998. And starting from the year 2000 till the year 2008, Tanwar played the lead role of Parvati in the Balaji Telefilms soap opera, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and after featuring in various serials in between she once again portrayed the role of the female lead, Priya, in the Balaji Telefilms soap opera, Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, which premiered in May 2011 and ended its run in July 2014. In December 2012, she also 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 (featured in one episode)
- 2010 Balika Vadhu as Teepri
- 2011–14 Bade Achhe Lagte Hain as Priya
- 2013 Ek Thhi Naayika (episodes #13 and #14) as Pooja
- Non-fiction/reality shows
- 1998 Albela Sur Mela as the host
- 2009 Coffee House as herself
- 2010 Crime Patrol – Season 2 as the co-host cum narrator (along with Anup Soni)
- 2012 Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 as guest contestant (to promote Bade Achhe Lagte Hain)
- 2015–Present Code Red as the host cum narrator
|2006||O re Manva||Sandhya|
|2008||C Kkompany||Television Actress (Cameo role)|
Awards and recognition
|Year||Awards||Category||Character||For The Show||Result|
|2002||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in Lead Role||Parvati Aggarwal||Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii||Won|
|2003||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in Lead Role||Parvati Aggarwal||Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii||Won|
|2004||Kalakar Awards||Best Actress||Parvati Aggarwal||Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii||Won|
|2010||Indian Television Academy Awards||ITA Milestone Award||Parvati Aggarwal||Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii||Won|
|2011||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actress - Drama (Jury)||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2012||11th Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in a Lead Role (Jury)||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2012||Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards||Best Actress in Drama Series||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2012||Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards||Best Television Actor in Lead Role (Female)||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2012||People's Choice Awards India||Best Drama Actress||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2013||Star Guild Awards||Best Actress in Drama Series||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".
- "Winners of Indian Telly Awards 2002".
- "Winners of Indian Telly Awards 2003".
- "Winners of Kalakar Awards" (PDF).
- "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Team honoured at ITA Milestone Awards".
- "Winners of Indian Television Academy Awards 2011".
- "Sakshi wins Best Actress (Jury) at 11th Indian Telly Awards".
- 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 Tanwar wins second consecutive Guild Awards
- "Ram & Sakshi are TV's most favorite couple".
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