Sakshi Tanwar lists among those artistes who have gained experience in both Bollywood and the small screen world. You will be surprised to know that Sakhi has completed 20 years in showbiz and proved herself to be a fine actress in every project that she has undertaken so far
Before foraying into showbiz, Sakshi Tanwar graduated from Lady Shri Ram College in Delhi worked as a sales trainee in a five-star hotel.
Sakshi Tanwar first faced the camera as a host of the Doordarshan TV show 'Albela Sur Mela' in 1998 for which she auditioned while pursuing her degree in Mass Communications. She shares a close bond with her parents. Her father Rajendra Singh Tanwar is a retired CBI officer
Sakshi Tanwar forayed into TV soaps in 2000 with Ekta Kapoor's 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii'. Smriti Irani was the lead in another popular TV show 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' which was produced by Ekta and started the same year. Sakshi is close friends with both Kapoor and Irani
Sakshi Tanwar achieved great success with 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii' during its 8-year run and became popularly known to viewers as Parvati (her character on the show)
Sakshi Tanwar has also appeared in the shows 'Kutumb', 'Devi', 'Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin', 'Balika Vadhu' among many others
Sakshi Tanwar starred opposite Ram Kapoor in the 2011 TV show 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain' with their chemistry being popular with viewers. The show courted controversy when Sakshi and Ram appeared in some bold scenes in an episode
Sakshi Tanwar shared the screen with Anil Kapoor and Sikander Kher in the TV series '24'. With her appearance on the action-packed show, Sakshi has succeeded in exploring several genres in the small screen world
Sakshi Tanwar played Aamir Khan's on-screen wife in the blockbuster 'Dangal' (2016). Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra essayed her daughters in the film. Sakshi's performance was well received. She shares a close bond of friendship with both actresses offscreen
Sakshi Tanwar and Ram Kapoor reunited on screen in the web series 'Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat' which is scheduled to have a second season. She will be seen with Sameer Kocchar who starred alongside her and Ram in 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain'
Sakshi Tanwar has won Best Actress awards on many occasions for 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii' and 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain'. Although she is not on social media her fan following keeps growing with each passing day
Sakshi Tanwar still keeps in touch with her old co-stars. She recently worked with her 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii' cast member Shweta Kawatra in a web series and found the experience to be rather enjoyable
Sakshi Tanwar starred in 2013 short film 'Bawra Mann' directed by Nishikant Kamat which went on to win several awards
Sakshi Tanwar's film 'Mohalla Assi' in which she stars opposite Sunny Deol courted controversy two years ago when the film was banned by the censors due to harsh language in the trailer. It has been reported now that the ban has been lifted
Sakshi Tanwar has also hosted social shows like 'Crime Patrol'
Sakshi Tanwar who entered the small screen world in 2000 with Ekta Kapoor's 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii' went on to be a part of popular shows like 'Bade Acche Lagte Hai' and even successful films like 'Dangal'. We take a look at some pictures of the actress on her 45th birthday