|Born||16 October 1990|
|Other names||Uttara Bakshi|
|Occupation||Actor, writer, screenplay writer|
Sukhmani Sadana is an Indian writer and actress from Amritsar. She played the role of Uttara Bakshi in the TV series Khotey Sikkey that aired on Sony Entertainment Television in 2011. Before starting her acting career, she had done work on some television commercials and TV shows as script writer. She has also written the script of the horror film co-written by Vikram Bhatt. The film is third in sequel to 1920 (2008) and 1920: Evil Returns (2012).
She has written films for Kunal Kohli, Vikram Bhatt, Aniruddha Roy Choudhary, Endemol, Balaji and others. She won an award for Best Actress in Digital Awards 2017 for her web series ‘Love Bytes’ on Sony Liv.
She has acted in TV shows for Yash Raj ilms and was recently seen in Sacred Games as Bunty’s sister Mikki. She also did a guest appearance in Anurag Kashyaps ‘Manmarziyaan’, where she played the role of a dentist from Amritsar whom Abhishek Bachan is supposed to marry.
Sukhmani has hosted more than 100 travel shows with channels such as NDTV Good Times, CNN IBN and Travel XP. She hosted live events with celebrities including Virat Kohli, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Suniel Shetty, and Ayushman Khurana.
She just finished acting in a new web series for Sony Liv and is currently shooting for another web series as the lead actress called ‘Udan Patolas’ for Applause (Aditya Birla production) which she also wrote. At the same time she also wrote her next feature film called ‘Rocketry’ by R. Madhavan, the teaser of which is already out on YouTube.
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