Sakshi Tanwar – Facts, Personal Life, Career

Fans of Indian soap operas know this actress very well. Sakshi Tanwar is loved all across India, and you must know her from Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. If you were inquiring to learn more about her, this is the time. We’ve managed to find the most interesting facts about her life and career and gather it in one place.

For everyone interested in Sakshi’s life, this is the best article that you can read right now.

Early life

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Tanwar was born on 12 January 1973. She is an Indian actress and TV presenter, best known for her work in the TV soaps Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and Bade Achhe Lagte Hain.

Sakshi was born in a middle-class family from Alwar, Rajasthan, India. She graduated from Lady Shri Ram College in New Delhi.

In 1990, after she completed her pre-university course, the actress worked as a sales trainee at a five-star hotel.

In college, Tanwar was the secretary and president of the dramatic society.

After graduation, she was preparing for her entrance tests to the administrative services and mass communications. However, she also auditioned for the national broadcaster Doordarshan’s program Albela Sur Mela in 1998. She ended up being chosen as the presenter.


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After her TV debut in 1998 with Albela Sur Mela, she gained popularity for her role of Parvati Agarwal in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.

Between the years 2011 and 2014, Sakshi played Priya Kapoor, opposite Ram Kapoor, in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain.

Then, in December 2012, she made a second appearance on the reality show called Kaun Banega Crorepati.

In the 2016 film Dangal, Sakshi played Daya Kaur. She is the wife of former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat (played by Aamir Khan), who tries to train his daughters to be world-class wrestlers against all social odds.

Tanwar made a comeback on TV with Tyohaar Ki Thaali, which was first telecasted by Epic Channel in February 2018.

Personal life

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In 2018, the actress became a single mom when she adopted a nine-month-old baby girl, Dityaa Tanwar. This just proves how big her heart is, and that she is an incredible person. There is little information about her, unknown because she succeeded in keeping her personal life very private.

Net worth

Sakshi Tanwar is a very talented actress, and she had great success as a TV presenter. Because of that she had earned a lot of money from the beginning of her career until now.  According to various sources, the famous Indian actress made $2.5 Million – $4 Million approximate as of 2024. She charges 1.25 Lakhs Indian Rupees Per Episode. Without a doubt, she will be even more successful in the future in her acting endeavors, and her impressive net worth will only rise.

The list of Sakshi Tanwar’s TV fiction shows

  • Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii (2000–2008)
  • Kutumb (2001–2002)
  • Devi (2003)
  • Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin (2004)
  • Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki (2008)
  • Balika Vadhu (2010)
  • Bade Achhe Lagte Hain (2011–2014)
  • 24: Season 2 (2016)
  • Bade Achhe Lagte Hain (2020-present)