|Born||5 August 1999|
|Known for||Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke as Rachna|
Rishton Ka Chakravyuh as Anami
Mariam Khan - Reporting Live as Mariam
|Sawaare Sabke Sapne... Preeto as Sonu Dhillon|
Adhuri Kahaani Hamari as Manasvini/Radhika.
Mahima Makwana (born 5 August 1999) is an Indian television actress who started her career with the role of Gauri in Balika Vadhu, followed by playing the younger sister Sonu in Sawaare Sabke Sapne... Preeto. She is known for her role of Rachna in Zee TV's programme Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke., Anami in Star Plus's soap opera Rishton Ka Chakravyuh and Mariam in Star Plus's programme Mariam Khan - Reporting Live. Her other notable works include Imagine TV's show Sawaare Sabke Sapne... Preeto as sonu dhillon and &TV's show Adhuri Kahaani Hamari as Manasvini/radhika. In 2017 she made a debut into Telugu film Venkatapuram opposite Rahul Haridas..
Makwana's father, a construction worker, died when she was 5 months old. She and her elder brother were brought up by her mother, a former social worker who now acts as Makwana's agent. Makwana went to Mary Immaculate Girls' High School. She started acting at the age of 13.
Makwana started auditioning for acting parts at the age of 10, and appeared in a few commercials. Her TV show debut was in Mohe Rang De on Colors TV. In 2009 she played the role of Gudiya/Gauri in the Colors TV show Balika Vadhu, and she also appeared in CID, Aahat, Miley Jab Hum Tum and Jhansi Ki Rani.
Her breakthrough came in 2011 when she was the lead in Imagine TV's Sawaare Sabke Sapne... Preeto. She then played the lead in the popular Zee TV's soap opera Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke. Mahima said in an interview that reaching this point in her career was not easy and that she had participated in more than 500 auditions prior to Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke.
|2009||Balika Vadhu||Child Gauri Singh||Hindi||Colors TV||child actor|
|2009||Miley Jab Hum Tum||Child Nupur Shashi Bhushan||Hindi||STAR One||child actor in flashback|
|2011–12||Sawaare Sabke Sapne... Preeto||Sonu Gagandeep Dhillon||Hindi||Imagine TV||parallel lead|
|2012–15||Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke||Rachna Dayal Garg/Rachna Kabir Tripathi||Hindi||Zee TV||lead role|
|2014||Dance India Dance season 4||Herself||Hindi||Zee TV||Celebrity guest|
|2015||Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane||Disha Ram Ahuja||Hindi||Sony TV||lead role|
|2015||Code Red||Ria||Hindi||Colors TV||episodic role|
|2015||Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya||Mandira||Hindi||Zing (TV channel)||episodic role|
|2015–16||Adhuri Kahaani Hamari||Manasvini/Radhika||Hindi||&TV||lead role|
|2017–18||Rishton Ka Chakravyuh||Anami Baldev Singh||Hindi||STAR Plus||lead role|
|2018||Kumkum Bhagya||Herself||Hindi||Zee TV||Special Dance Performance in Saavan Mahotsav Episodic Series|
|2018–19||Mariam Khan - Reporting Live||Mariam Majaaz Khan/Mariam Fawad Ashraf||Hindi||STAR Plus||lead role|
|2019||Dhadkane||Rohan Mehra||Zee Music Company|
Awards and nominations
|2012||Zee Rishtey Awards||Favourite Behen||Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke||Won|
|Favourite Naya Sadasya-Female|
|Favourite Nayi Jodi||Nominated|
|Favourite Popular Face-Female||Nominated|
|2013||Zee Rishtey Awards||Favourite Behen||Won|
|2017||ITA Awards||ITA Awards For Best Actor-Female||Rishton Ka Chakravyuh||Nominated|
|2018||Lions Gold Awards||Favourite Long Term Prospects On Television||Won|
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