Saumya Tandon

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Saumya Tandon
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Soumya tandon at colors indian telly awards
Born Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Occupation Model, actress, Television personality
Years active 2007-present

Saumya Tandon is an Indian actress. She co-hosted Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout (based on the Wipeout format) with Shah Rukh Khan in 2011.[1][2][3] She has hosted Dance India Dance and co-host for Bournvita Quiz Contest along with Derek O'Brien.[4] She was in Imtiaz Ali's Jab We Met, starring Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor, where she played the role of Kareena's sister Roop.

Early life[edit]

She completed her schooling at St. Mary's convent in Ujjain. She is also an MBA from the Fore School of Management. Her father, Dr. B. G. Tandon, was a professor and Head of the Department of English at Vikram University in Ujjain and was an authority on Shakespearean literature who wrote 17 books on different branches of English literature. She is a poet and collection of self composed poems was published in the form of a book called Meri Bhavnayein which was nominated for Modi young writer national award.[5]


Saumya at success bash of Dance India Dance's 100th episode

Modelling and soaps[edit]

Saumya took up modelling assignments early in her career. She is now anchoring a popular reality show on Zee TV called Dance India Dance. She is also hosting the very popular and old show Bournvita Quiz Contest with Derek O'Brien on Colors.[6][7]

Saumya is the on-ground host of the show Zor Ka Jhatka, which premiered on 1 February 2011. It is the Indian version of one of the biggest international game shows called Wipeout, hugely successful in US and UK. The show is being shot in Buenos Aires with a bunch of Indian television and sports personalities. Shahrukh Khan anchors the show from the confines of a closed studio, while Saumya Tandon holds the fort on-location.

Saumya hosted the twelfth edition of comedy circus named Comedy Circus Ke Taansen, which was judged by Archana Puran Singh and Daler Mehndi. She also hosted three seasons of Mallika-E-Kitchen on Colors.


Saumya made her movie debut in Imtiaz Ali's romantic movie Jab We Met, starring Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor. She plays the role of Roop, Kareena's sister.

Dance India Dance — seasons one, two and three[edit]

Saumya's appearance as a host of Dance India Dance until 2010 has rocked the show. Her expressions and humor are just the perfect blend of beauty and mind. Recently she was awarded best anchor on Indian television for 2010. Now she has just finished the third season of DID.[8]



Television Appearances Year
Bournvita Quiz Contest Host 2011–present
Mallika-E-Kitchen-on air (Season 2-3-4) Host 2010–Present
Comedy Circus Ke Taansen Host 2011
Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout Host 2011
Dance India Dance (Season 1,2,3) Host 2009–present


Event Year Language
57th National Film Awards 2012 English/Hindi
Sahara Sports Awards 2010 Hindi
Zee Rishtey Awards 2009 Hindi
Desh ki Awaaz 2010 Hindi
Safai Mahotsav 2012 Hindi
Sony India Awards 2011 English
Essar Annual Day 2011 English/Hindi
Vodafone Awards night 2013 English
Godrej Interio - Limca Book of Records 2011 English
Hero - Bike Launch 2012 English
Because I am girl- Rock Concert 1st international girl child day 2012 English
Ata Pata Laapata Film Launch 2012 Hindi
Maruti Ciaz Launch 2014 English
Safai Mahaotsav 2012 Hindi

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