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Sakshi Tanwar (born 12 January 1973) is an Indian television and film actress who started her career as an anchor in Doordarshan. Tanwar anchored the film songs-based program Albela Sur Mela in 1998. And starting from the year 2000 till the year 2008, Tanwar played the lead role of Parvati Agarwal in the Balaji Telefilms soap opera, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and after featuring in various serials in between she once again portrayed the role of the female lead, Priya Ram Kapoor, in the Balaji Telefilms soap opera, Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, which premiered in May 2011 and ended its run in July 2014. In December 2012, she also made an appearance in Kaun Banega Crorepati. She made her debut in 1996 with the serial named Dastoor.
Tanwar was born on 12 January 1973 to Rajendra Singh Tanwar, a retired CBI officer, in a middle-class family from Alwar, Rajasthan, India. She was educated in many Kendriya Vidyalayas (Central School) and graduated from Lady Shri Ram College in New Delhi. After her graduation she was preparing for the entrance tests to the administrative services and mass communications, then she gave an audition for the national broadcaster Doordarshan's film songs based program Albela Sur Mela; she was selected and from there begun her journey towards television, During her college days she was the secretary and president of the dramatic society.
- Fiction shows
- 2000–08 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii as Parvati Agarwal / Swati Dixit/ Janki Devi Dixit
- 2001-2002 Kutumb as Maya Mittal
- 2003 Devi as Gayatri
- 2004 Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin as Indira Bhargav
- 2007 Kisne Pyaar Hogya as Herself/Guest
- 2008 Bawandar (featured in one episode)
- 2008 Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki as Ganga
- 2010 Balika Vadhu as Teepri
- 2011–14 Bade Achhe Lagte Hain as Priya Kapoor
- 2013 Ek Thhi Naayika (episodes #13 and #14) as Pooja
- 2014 Main Naa Bhoolungi as Narrator in first episode
- 2016 24: Season 2 as Shivani Malik
- Non-fiction/reality shows
- 1998 Albela Sur Mela as the host
- 2005 Kaun Banega Crorepati 2 as guest contestant (along with Smriti Irani to promote Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii)
- 2009 Coffee House as herself
- 2010 Crime Patrol – Season 2 as the co-host cum narrator (along with Anup Soni)
- 2012 Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 as guest contestant (along with Ram Kapoor and Amrita Mukherjee to promote Bade Achhe Lagte Hain)
- 2013 Kaun Banega Crorepati 7 as guest contestant (along with Ram Kapoor to promote Bade Achhe Lagte Hain)
- 2015 Code Red as the host cum narrator
- 2015 Dance Ki Takkar 2 as Herself/Guest
|2006||O re Manva||Sandhya|
|2008||C Kkompany||Television Actress (Cameo role)|
|2015||Katyar Kaljat Ghusali||Nabila - Marathi Film|
Awards and recognition
|Year||Awards||Category||Character||For The Show||Result|
|2003||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in Lead Role||Parvati Aggarwal||Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii||Won|
|2004||Kalakar Awards||Best Actress||Parvati Aggarwal||Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii||Won|
|2010||Indian Television Academy Awards||ITA Milestone Award||Parvati Aggarwal||Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii||Won|
|2011||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actress - Drama (Jury)||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2012||11th Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in a Lead Role (Jury)||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2012||Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards||Best Actress in Drama Series||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2012||Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards||Best Television Actor in Lead Role (Female)||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2012||People's Choice Awards India||Best Drama Actress||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
|2013||Star Guild Awards||Best Actress in Drama Series||Priya Kapoor||Bade Achhe Lagte Hain||Won|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Sakshi Tanwar. FilmiBeat.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 'Chhote acche lagte hain...'. dna (3 April 2013).
- ↑ Ekta's next on Sony with Sakshi & Ram titled Bade Achhe Lagte Hain.
- ↑ KBC 6: Ram Kapoor, Sakshi Tanwar on hot seat again!. IBNLive.
- ↑ "IBN-7 presents Bawandar; real people, real stories". IBN News. http://ibnlive.in.com/news/ibn7-presents-bawandar-real-people-real-stories/65381-5-1.html.
- ↑ Ekta in a hurry to launch Mahabharat. The Sunday Tribune (29 June 2008). Retrieved on 25 April 2016.
- ↑ Ekta Kapoor launches 'Ek Thi Nayika'. Times of India. Retrieved on 23 March 2015.
- ↑ NI Wire (5 March 2013). Ekta and Vishal launches Ek Thi Nayika starring 8 TV actresses. News Track India. Retrieved on 23 March 2015.
- ↑ Sakshi to play lead in Mohalla Assi.
- ↑ 'Sakshi Tanwar to play Aamir Khan’s wife in Dangal?'.
- ↑ Winners of Indian Telly Awards 2003.
- ↑ Winners of Kalakar Awards.
- ↑ Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Team honoured at ITA Milestone Awards.
- ↑ Winners of Indian Television Academy Awards 2011.
- ↑ Sakshi wins Best Actress (Jury) at 11th Indian Telly Awards.
- ↑ Bollywood Hungama. Winners of 7th Chevrolet Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards - Latest Movie Features - Bollywood Hungama.
- ↑ Ekta & team shine at DadaSaheb Phalke Awards!. The Times of India.
- ↑ Sakshi wins 1st People's Choice Awards.
- ↑ Star Guild Awards - Winners.
- ↑ Ram & Sakshi are TV's most favorite couple.
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