Rashami Desai (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Rashami Desai (Actress) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend and More

Rashami Desai is an Indian television actress known for television shows “Uttaran”, “Dil Se Dil Tak”, “Adhuri Kahani Hamari”, “Pari Hoon Main”. She has also appeared as a guest and contestant in many television shows, Rashami has worked in films besides television. Rashami Desai is best known for her character Tapasya from the show Uttaran. Rashami played a negative role in this serial. Due to her acting talent, she quickly established an important identity in the audience’s heart.

By 2018, she became known as most paying actress of Indian television. She also appeared in Bigg Boss 13 in the year 2019.

Early Life and Family

Rashami Desai is from Gujarat. She was born on 13 February 1986 in Naugaon, Assam. Her real name is Divya Desai. Rashami’s father’s name was Ajay Desai and mother’s name was Rasila Desai. Her father died in her childhood. Rashami’s mother is a teacher by profession. Apart from her in the family, she also has a younger brother.

Rashami Desai married her co-star Nandish Sandhu on February 12, 2012, of her famous serial Uttaran, but the marriage was not successful and she was divorced in 2015 after three years. This couple also has a daughter named ‘Manya’.


NameRashami Desai
Famous RoleTapasya in Uttaran
Real NameDivya Desai
Date of Birth13 February 1986
Age(as in 2019)33 Years
Birth PlaceNagaon, Assam
Home TownVadodara, Gujarat
FamilyMother : Rasila Desai (Teacher)
Father : Ajay Desai
Rashami's Mother
Sister: Not Available
Brother: Gaurav Desai
Rashami's Brother
Husband: Nandish Sandhu (m. 2012-2015)
Rashami Desai with Husband Nandish Sandhu
Daughter : Manya
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra
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Rashami has been very fond of acting and dance since childhood, she is well versed in classical dance. She completed her education from Mumbai’s Narsi Munji College of Commerce and Economics, in which she has done diploma.

Education Details and More

SchoolJB Khot Primary School, Borivali East, Mumbai
CollegeNarsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutTelevision : Raavan (2006)
Raavan (2006)
Hindi Film : Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke (2004)
Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke (2004)
Bhojpuri Film : Balma Bada Nadaan (2004)
Balma Bada Nadaan (2004)
Assamese Film : Kanyadaan (2002; Cameo)
Kanyadaan (2002)
Gujarati Film : Superstar (2017)
Superstar (2017)
AwardsIndian Television Academy Awards (Best Actress in Negative Role (Popular); 2010)
Indian Telly Awards (Most Popular Negative Actor (Female); 2010)
Boroplus Gold Awards ( Best Actress in Negative Role ; 2010)
BIG Star Entertainment Awards (Best Actress in Negative Role and Best Television Actor (Female) ; 2010, 2011)
Boroplus Gold Awards (Best Actress in Negative Role; 2011)
Apsara Awards (Best Negative Actress; 2011)
BIG Television Awards (BIG Namkeen Character Female; 2011)
Colors Golden Petal Awards (Best Onscreen Jodi; 2017)
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Rashami Desai started her career with B grade films at the age of just 16. She made her debut in films with the Assamese film Kanyadaan, in which she appeared in a small role. After which she appeared in many Hindi, Bhojpuri and Tamil films.

Rashami got her first breakthrough on television from the Ravana serial to be aired on Zee TV. After that, in 2008, she worked in a famous serial called Uttaran, in which her character Tapasya is known as an important character. She worked in this serial for four years. With this show, she became one of the top actresses in the television world. She left the serial in 2012.

After this show, she was part of serials such as Pari Hoon Main, Ssshhhh…Phir Koi Hai, Comedy Circus Mahasangram, Zara Nach Ke Dikha, Crime Patrol, Big Money, Kitchen Champion Season Two, Comedy Ka Maha Mukbala, Dil Se Dil Se Tak and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.

Rashami Desai is an actor as well as a very good dancer, so she also participated in many dance reality shows, including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Nach Baliye 7. Rashami was seen with her husband Nadish in the Nach Baliye 7 reality show. In Nach Baliye 7, both Rashami and her husband were chosen as finalists.

Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 4″ Feet
Weight60 Kg
Figure Measurement38-32-38
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HobbiesDancing, Singing and Yoga
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Rashami Desai is a great actress, so she has also won many awards. She especially won the award for Uttaran serial. From 2009 to 2012, Rashami received a total of eight awards. Rashami received all those awards for her work in Uttaran serial. Apart from this, in 2017, Rashami received the best jodi award for the serial Dil Se Dil Se, in which she was paired with Siddharth Shukla.

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusDivorced
Boy FriendsNandish Sandhu
Rashami Desai with Husband Nandish Sandhu
Laksh Lalwani (Rumoured)
Rashami Desai with Laksh Lalwani
Siddharth Shukla (Rumoured)
Rashami Desai with Siddharth Shukla
Arhaan Khan (Rumoured)
Arhaan Khan
Salary(approx)Rs. 50 thousand per episode
Net Worth50-60 Crore
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Rashami Desai’s affair with her own co-star Nandish always remained in the news headlines. After some time, he got rid of rumors by marrying his co-star.

In 2015, news of tension between Rashami and her husband also remained a topic of discussion, due to which both of them decided to separate and divorced from each other. During this time, she also filed a case of harassment on her husband.

Rashami was accused of conspiring to get sympathy from the audience by spreading the news of Scatch on her feet during a dance reality show.

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Some Facts About Rashami Desai

  • Rashami Desai was brought up in Mumbai.
  • She entered the acting industry at the age of 16.
  • Rashami has trained in Kathak and Bharatanatyam classical dance.
  • Before appearing in television, she worked in B grade films.
  • Rashami has done Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri and Bhojpuri. In Bhojpuri, she acted in films called Balma Bada Naadan, Kab Hoi Gavna Hamar.
  • She started her TV career with the TV show ‘Ravana’. After this she worked in the show ‘ Meet Mila De Rabba’.
  • On television, Rashami got the fame from the 2009 show ‘Uttaran’. During this show, she fell in love with her co-star Nandish. In 2012, she married Nandish.
  • In 2013, Nandish and Rashami blessed with a daughter Manya.
  • she accused her husband Nandish of assault and got divorced in 2015.
  • Rashami is an animal lover, she has a pet dog oreo.
Rashami's Pet Dog
  • In the year 2019, she participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13 which was hosted by Salman Khan.

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