Sakshi Tanwar is an Indian television and Bollywood actress. She is the most sought bahu and one of the leading ladies of Indian television. She started her career as an anchor for Door Dashan’s song-based program Albela Sur Mela. She came into limelight with her portrayal as Parvati Agarwal in TV series Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and recent tele series Bade Achhe Lagte Hain as Priya Kaoor. She won many awards for these 2 characters.
She has acted in daily soaps such as Dastoor, Ehsaas, Bhanwar, X-Zone, Rajdhani, Kutumb, Devi, Sanjeevani, Ab Ayega Mazzaa, Kahani Jurrm Ki, Kahiin To Hoga, Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin in a comeo role, Dhadkan Pakistani series, Viraasat, Bawandar, Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki, Ajeeb – The Other Side, Balika Vadhu in a negative role, Tere Liye, Crime Patrol as co-host, Do Saheliyaan, and Ek Thhi Naayka. He acted in reality shows as both host and in guest appearances like Albela Sur Mela, Chalti Ka Naam Antakshari, Kisme Kitna Hai Dum, Kaun Banega Crorepati (season 1) along with Shweta Kawatra, Khul Ja Sim Sim, Gurukul, Koffee with Karan with Smriti Irani, Kaun Banega Crorepati (season 2) with Smriti Irani, Kandy Floss with Mona Singh, Dhamaal Express with Ali Asgar, Ticket to Bollywood with Ronit Roy, Yeh Hai Jalwa with Smriti Irani, Begum’s Drawing Room, Kaun Banega Crorepati (season 5) with Ram Kapoor, Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 with Ram Kapoor and Amrita Mukherjee, and Mujhe Pankh De Do.
She has also acted in minor roles in Bollywood movies like O re Manva, C Kkompany, Saluun, Coffee House, Mohalla Assi, Aatankwadi Uncle, Bawra Mann, Kahin Door.
Sakshi was born on 12 January 1973 in Alwar, Rajasthan to CBI officer Rajendra Singh Tanwar. Due to his father’s transfers, she studied in many Kendriya Vidyalayas (Central School) and graduated from Lady Shri Ram college in New Delhi. She believes in late marriages just her Bade Ache Lagte Hain character Priya who married in late 30s. She is not yet married.