Anita Hassanandani Reddy

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Anita Hassanandani
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Anita Hassanandani

(1981-04-14) 14 April 1981 (age 37)
  • Model
  • actress
Years active2001–present
Rohit Reddy (m. 2013)

Anita Hassanandani Reddy (born as Anita Hassanandani, 14 April 1981)[1][2] is an Indian actress who has acted in multilingual films and serials.[3] Her first role was in the serial Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii (2001). Her debut in movies was in the Tamil movie Varushamellam Vasantham. Her Bollywood debut was in Subhash Ghai's Taal (1999). In 2003 she played the lead character Anjali in the television series Kkavyanjali. Currently, she is portraying the role of Shagun Arora in Ye Hai Mohabbatein and Vishakha in Naagin 3.[4]


Anita has appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Punjabi films. After appearing as a model for EverYuth, Sunsilk, Boroplus and other brands, she made her debut on television in the daytime soap Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii.[5] She made her debut in Tamil film with the movie Samurai in 2002 in a supporting role. She made her Hindi film debut with the 2003 thriller Kucch To Hai. She later worked in the films Krishna Cottage, a supernatural thriller;[6] and Koi Aap Sa. She also starred in the television show Kavyanjali,[7] playing the protagonist Anjali, a middle class girl marrying into a business tycoon's family. Other than her mainstream Bollywood film and television screen performances, she has also worked in some South Indian movies including Nenu Pelliki Ready, Thotti Gang and Nuvvu Nenu which later was remade as Yeh Dil in Hindi with Tusshar Kapoor. She appeared in a song in a Telugu movie, Nenunnanu.

Since 2013, she has appeared in the role of Shagun Arora on the television show Ye Hai Mohabbatein. She was a wild card entry in season 8 of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. Since June 2018 she plays the role of Vishakha (Vish) Khanna in Ekta Kapoor's Naagin 3

Personal life[edit]

Anita married corporate professional Rohit Reddy, a Telugu man, in Goa on 14 October 2013.[3]



Year Title Role Network
2000 Hare Kanch Ki Choodiyan Nisha DD Metro Director's Cut
2001 Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii Tanushree Star Plus
2005 Kkavyanjali Anjum Salve/Anjali Kkavya Nanda
2007 Kayamath Swati Bhatia/Preeti
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Sanchi Virani
2008 Kya Dill Mein Hai Tapur 9X
Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Draupadi/Panchali
Kasamh Se Anita Kapadia Zee TV
2009 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 1 Contestant Colors TV
Dancing Queen
Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo Host Sony TV
2010 Anhoniyon Ka Andhera Anahita Mallik Colors TV
2011 Kitchen Championship 4 Contestant
Teri Meri Love Stories Simran Star Plus
Gutur Gu 2 Anita Ahuja SAB TV
2012 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Anchor Zing
Lakhon Mein Ek Neelam Kapoor Star Plus
2013 - present Yeh Hai Aashiqui Priyanka Bindass
Ye Hai Mohabbatein Shagun Arora Star Plus
2014 MTV Fanaah Preet/Dr. Yamini MTV India
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Pari Zing TV
2015 Code Red—Talaash Host Colors TV
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 Contestant
Comedy Classes Life OK
Comedy Nights Bachao Colors TV
2016 Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant Priya Life OK
2018 Sajan Re Phir Se Jhoot Mat Bolo Jaya SAB TV
Comedy Dangal Contestant &TV
Naagin 3 Vishakha/Vish (Naagin) & (Ghost) Colors TV
Comedy Circus Contestant Sony TV
2019 Kaal Kalki TBA StarPlus


Year Name Role Platform Reference
2018 Galti Se Mis-Tech Dhara Sehgal ALT Balaji [8]

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Co star Singer Music Ref
2019 Teri yaad Rohit Reddy Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Sunny Brown [9]


Year Award Category Character Show Result
2005 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Jury) Anjali Kkavya Nanda Kkavyanjali Won
Indian Telly Awards Best Onscreen Couple (With Eijaz Khan) Won
2006 Best Actress In A Lead Role Won
2014 Gold Awards Best Actress In A Negative Role (Popular) Shagun Arora Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Won
2015 Won
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress In A Negative Role (Drama) Won
Television Style Awards Most Stylish Vamp Won

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Goswami, Parismita (14 April 2016). "'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' actress Anita Hassanandani celebrates her birthday with Karan Patel and others". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  2. ^ "Anita Hassanandani gets a special birthday gift from husband". The Indian Express. 12 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  3. ^ a b Rauniyar-Reddy/articleshow/24239113.cms "Anita Hassanandani ties the knot with Rohit Reddy" Check |url= value (help). Times of India. 16 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  4. ^ Sen, Sreejeeta. "Anita Hassanandani: It makes you nervous when you are stepping into a show like Naagin". Retrieved 2018-04-12.
  5. ^ "debut on the television screen". Retrieved 6 Jun 2012.
  6. ^ "Movie Review : Krishna Cottage".
  7. ^ "Natasha Kavyanjali". YouTube.
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ Muzik One Records (8 February 2019). "Teri yaad - Official Song Video - Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan ft. Anit and Rohit Reddy". Retrieved 8 February 2019 – via YouTube.

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