Sakshi Tanwar Turns 46: 10 Lesser Known Facts About the Actress That Will Surprise You!
Sakshi Tanwar turns 46 today (January 12). (Photo Credit: File Photo)

Sakshi Tanwar, popular and one of the most talented actress the Industry ever got, turns 46 today (January 12) and birthday wishes have been pouring in for the actress on social media. The actress, who is one of the ‘First’ Bahus of Indian Television, has ruled the small screen television with shows like Kahaani Ghar Ghar KiiBade Achhe Lagte Hai, among others, and conquered the hearts of millions through her subtle and fantastic performance. Even after being in the limelight for many years now, the actress still holds the down-to-earth attitude that really makes her different from the rest. As Sakshi turns a year older today, we want to tell her that we want to see her more often on the small screen.

Here’s wishing the demure damsel a very happy birthday and let's take a look at some lesser known but interesting facts about this versatile and talented actress.


Sakshi, who is still remembered as Parvati from Star Plus' ace show Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, initially dreamt of being a software engineer. It was only when Sakshi Tanwar failed her entrance examination, that she decided on taking up acting as a career. Ever since then, Sakshi has lived up to the audience's expectations and holds a special place in the industry.

Secret Wedding

Sakshi is one of those few actresses, who are happily single and not looking forward to becoming someone's better half. However, a few years back, there were rumours that Sakshi had tied the knot secretly with a business tycoon. But the actress denied the rumours, saying, "There’s no truth in it." Well, Sakshi, due to her on-screen portrayal of an ideal wife, had always been flooded with marriage proposals but is happy single and believes that marriage means complementing each other, but has not found her Mr Right yet.

Bollywood Debut

Sakshi, who made her debut on the small screen almost 16 years ago, made her big Bollywood debut opposite Mr Perfectionist, Aamir Khan in 2016 blockbuster, Dangal. Her stint in the film as the affectionate mother of Geeta and Babita has won accolades from the audience as well as critics. Just by the way, the actress also has an unreleased film with Sunny Deol, Mohalla Assi.


Apart from acting, Sakshi has also tried her hands directing Sammaan Ek Adhikaar. The elegant lady, who started her career as an anchor on Doordarshan’s film songs-based program Albela Sur Mela, worked as a creative director in the production company Positive Thinkerz.

Single Mother

Sakshi, at the age of 45 became a mother; She adopted a nine months old baby girl, Dityaa. Announcing the same on social media, the actress wrote, "With the blessings of my parents and the support of my family I have adopted a baby girl, who will soon turn nine months old. I am delighted to share my happiness with everyone as I welcome this bundle of joy into my life. This is undoubtedly the greatest moment of my life. My family and I are elated to embrace Dityaa. She is the answer to all my prayers and I feel blessed to have her in my life." Isn't that bold and beautiful?

On the professional front, Sakshi, after ruling the small screen industry, also forayed into the big screen and created a mark for herself. The actress has always been talk of the town as she has won hearts on small screen, silver screen and also through her digital debut with Alt Balaji’s Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat. Watch this space for further updates.