Sakshi Tanwar is an Indian television and Bollywood actress. She is best known for playing the role of Parvati in the television soap opera, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.
She is one of the leading ladies of Indian Television.Sakshi's consequent continued patronage of the largely female audience of the show had been instrumental in creating a successful genre of tearjerker family dramas, which still continues in the Indian TV industry.The serial enjoyed tremendous popularity in India and abroad.
Sakshi Tanwar was born in a middle-class family from Alwar, Rajasthan. Her father Rajendra Singh Tanwar is a retired CBI officer. She was educated in many Kendriya Vidyalayas (Central School) and graduated from Lady Shri Ram college in New Delhi.
After her graduations she was preparing for the entrance tests to the administrative services and mass communications, when a close friend of her suggested that she should go and audition for the national broadcaster Doordarshan's film songs based program Albela Sur Mela. To her surprise she was selected and from there begun her journey towards television. On the other hand her academic career graph came to a standstill as she failed to clear both the tests. But she did not stop there. Acting was not a new experience for her.
During her college days she was the secretary and president of the dramatic society and had her fair share of stage. Facing the camera however was altogether a different experience for her. But she was encouraged to pursue her acting career after her experience in anchoring. Initially the acting bug smote her mainly for the money and popularity. She picks serials that does not require much commitment but gradually excelled her acting skills and became a fine actress. Presently she lives in Malad West area, in Mumbai.