Tanishaa Mukerji

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Tanishaa Mukerji
Tanishaa Mukerji photoshoot.JPG
Born Tanishaa Mukerji
(1978-03-03) 3 March 1978 (age 36)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actress / Producer
Years active 2003–present
Parents

Tanishaa Mukerji (Bengali: তানিশা মুখার্জি, Marathi: तनिशा मुखर्जी) (born 3 March 1978 in Mumbai, India) is an Indian film actress, known for her work in Hindi cinema, she has also been part of Marathi, Bengali, Telugu and Tamil films.[1] She participated in the popular television reality show Bigg Boss 7 and was the first runner up.[2] She has judged the reality comedy show Gangs of Haseepur which airs on Zee TV[3]

Family background[edit]

Tanishaa is an Indian actress of BengaliMarathi descent. She comes from a prominent industry family, which has been working in Bollywood since the 1940s. Her relatives include paternal grandfather Sashadhar Mukherjee, uncles Joy Mukherjee and Deb Mukherjee, great-grandmother Rattan Bai, grandmother Shobhna Samarth and aunt Nutan. Her father was Shomu Mukherjee and her mother is actress Tanuja. Popular multi-award-winning actress Kajol is her elder sister and actor Ajay Devgan is her brother-in-law. Tanishaa's cousins, Rani Mukherjee, Sharbani Mukherjee and Mohnish Behl are also Bollywood actors; whereas her cousin Ayan Mukerji is a director.

Tanishaa's paternal grandfather was a film director and producer who had left a great achievement in the Bombay film industry and was regarded as a stalwart. His wife Satirani Devi, Tanishaa's grandmother, was the sister of three great film personalities: Ashok Kumar, Anup Kumar and Kishore Kumar.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Co-stars Language Notes
2003 Sssshhh... Mahek Gujral Prem Krishen, Dino Morea, Simone Singh Hindi
2004 Popcorn Khao! Mast Ho Jao Tania Akshay Kapoor, Rashmi Nigam Hindi
2005 Tango Charlie Lachchi Bobby Deol, Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgan Hindi
Sarkar Avantika Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
Neal N Nikki Nikkita Bakshi Uday Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan Hindi
2007 Unnale Unnale Deepika Vinay Rai, Sadha Tamil Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress
2008 One Two Three Chandni Tusshar Kapoor, Esha Deol, Sameera Reddy Hindi
Kantri Priya Jr NTR, Hansika Motwani Telugu
Sarkar Raj Avantika Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Amitabh Bachchan Hindi
2010 Tum Milo Toh Sahi Hindi Cameo appearance
Mukti Hasi Tanuja, Soumitra Chatterjee, Vidya Balan Bengali
2011 Be Careful Anjali Rajneesh Duggal, Rajpal Yadav, Shakti Kapoor, Sanjay Mishra, Johnny Lever, Tiku Talsania, Asrani Hindi

Television[edit]

Year Show Role
2013 Bigg Boss 7 [4][5] Herself ( 2nd place) First Runner-Up 105 days
2014 Gangs of Haseepur[6] Judge

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