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Sakshi Tanwar
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Tanwar at Femina Miss India pageant
Born (1973-01-12) 12 January 1973 (age 42)
Alwar, Rajasthan, India[1]
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India[1]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress, television presenter
Years active 1996–present

Sakshi Tanwar (born 12 January 1973)[1] 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.[1] 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[2] 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.[3] In December 2012, she also made an appearance in Kaun Banega Crorepati.[4]

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.[1] 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.[1]

Television[edit]

Fiction shows
Non-fiction/reality shows

Films[edit]

Sakshi Tanwar at Bawra Mann screening
Year Film Role
2006 O re Manva Sandhya
2008 C Kkompany Television Actress (Cameo role)
2009 Saluun Sasiji
2009 Coffee House Kavita
2011 Mohalla Assi[8] Savitri
2011 Aatankwadi Uncle Sumitra
2011 Bawra Mann Pallavi
2012 Kahin Door Rajee

Awards and recognition[edit]

Year Awards Category Character For The Show Result
2002 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in Lead Role Parvati Aggarwal Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Won[9]
2003 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in Lead Role Parvati Aggarwal Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Won[10]
2004 Kalakar Awards Best Actress Parvati Aggarwal Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Won[11]
2010 Indian Television Academy Awards ITA Milestone Award Parvati Aggarwal Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Won[12]
2011 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress - Drama (Jury) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Won[13]
2012 11th Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role (Jury) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Won[14]
2012 Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards Best Actress in Drama Series Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Won[15]
2012 Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards Best Television Actor in Lead Role (Female) Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Won[16]
2012 People's Choice Awards India Best Drama Actress Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Won[17]
2013 Star Guild Awards Best Actress in Drama Series Priya Kapoor Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Won[18]

In 2013, She was voted Indiatoday.in 's #1 Television's most popular onscreen couple[19] In April 2013, A survey conducted by Ormax Media, Tanwar featured in Top 5 most trustworthy celebrities.[2]

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