Mahima Makwana

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Mahima Makwana
Born (1999-08-05) 5 August 1999 (age 19)
ResidenceMumbai,Mira Road.
Years active2008-present
Known forSapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke as Rachna
Rishton Ka Chakravyuh as Anami
Mariam Khan - Reporting Live as Mariam[1]
Notable work
Sawaare Sabke Sapne... Preeto as Sonu Dhillon
Adhuri Kahaani Hamari as Manasvini/Radhika.

Mahima Makwana[2] (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.[3][4], Anami in Star Plus's soap opera Rishton Ka Chakravyuh and Mariam in Star Plus's programme Mariam Khan - Reporting Live.[5] 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[1]. In 2017 she made a debut into Telugu film Venkatapuram opposite Rahul Haridas.[6].


Makwana was born on 5 August 1999 in Dahisar outside Mumbai. In 2015, she moved to Mumbai.[7]

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.[8] She started acting at the age of 13.[3]

As of 2017, she is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in mass media[9].


Mahima Makwana at the launch of Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane

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.[10]

After Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke, Makawana played the lead in Dil Ki Baatein Dil Hi Jaane, and then appeared in Adhuri Kahaani Hamari.

In 2015, she appeared in episodic role in Zing's youth show Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya as Mandira opposite Nikhil Chaddha.[11]

In 2017, she played the lead in the Star Plus show Rishton Ka Chakravyuh.

In 2018, she played the female lead in the Star Plus show Mariam Khan - Reporting Live.



Year Show Role Language Channel Notes
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[12]
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[13]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2017 Venkatapuram Chaitra Telugu Debut Film

Music Videos[edit]

Year Title Artist Channel
2019 Dhadkane Rohan Mehra Zee Music Company

Web series[edit]

Year Shows Role Channel
2019 Flesh TBA Eros Now

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Show Result
2012 Zee Rishtey Awards[14] Favourite Behen Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke Won
Favourite Beti
Favourite Naya Sadasya-Female
Favourite Nayi Jodi Nominated
Favourite Popular Face-Female Nominated
2013 Zee Rishtey Awards[15] Favourite Behen Won
2017 ITA Awards ITA Awards For Best Actor-Female Rishton Ka Chakravyuh[5] Nominated
2018 Lions Gold Awards[16] Favourite Long Term Prospects On Television Won

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Mahima Makwana: I'm An Actor By Choice, Not Burden". Retrieved Jul 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "Mahima Makwana: I want to visit Purani Dilli & Karol Bagh in Delhi". toi.
  3. ^ a b "Rachana's 'Chake De' act in Sapne Suhane….", The Times of India, retrieved 2012-06-07
  4. ^ Hyderabad Deccan News. "Mahima Makwana of 'Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke' dolls up for ramp debut". Retrieved 2013-11-14.
  5. ^ a b "Mahima Makwana Aces Fire And Tandav Sequence". Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  6. ^ "Venkatapuram movie review by audience".
  7. ^ "From Chawl to Flat: TV actress Mahima Makwana hosts a housewarming party; view pictures!". Kiran Jain.
  8. ^ "'Sapne Suhane...' Fame Mahima Makwana Used to Stay in a Chawl; Her Rags-to-Riches Story Will Surely Inspire You to Never Give Up!", Daily Bhaskar, 2015-06-01, retrieved 2017-04-04
  9. ^ "Rishton Ka Chakravyuh actor Mahima Makwana: I don't choose projects, they choose me".
  10. ^ "I have given more than 500 auditions: Mahima Makwana". Retrieved 25 Mar 2013.
  11. ^ "Know Your PTKK Stars! - S06 Ep05 - Mahima Makwana".
  12. ^ "TV actors support DID 4 contestants". THE TIMES OF INDIA TV News. Retrieved Jan 23, 2014.
  13. ^ "Mariam Khan - Reporting Live: Mahima Makwana enters the show as new Mariam". Abplive.
  14. ^ "2012 ZEE RISHTEY AWARDS WINNER LIST, PICS & IMAGES". India Scanner.
  15. ^ "ZEE RISHTEY AWARDS 2013 WINNERS LIST". India scanner.
  16. ^ "Lions Gold Awards 2018: Complete list of winners". Retrieved 25 January 2018.

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