Rashami Desai is an Indian television actress. She is best known for playing the role of Tapasya Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore in the popular television soap opera, Uttaran on Colors and Preeti in Adhuri Kahaani Hamari on &TV. She acted in several low-budget movies before shifting to television. She was also a contestant on the dance reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 in 2012, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2014 and Nach Baliye 7 in 2015. She has played the role of Shorvori in the Colors show Dil Se Dil Tak. As of 2018, she is among the highest-paid television actresses of India. In 2019, she participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13 as a contestant.

Birth Name

Divya Desai

Nickname

Divya

Profession

Actress

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Rashami Desai was born on the 13th of February 1986, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Age

She’s currently 33 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Indian (Gujarati)

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Rashami completed schooling at the Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Family Details

  • Father – Ajay Desai

  • Mother – Rasila Desai (Teacher)
  • Siblings – Gaurav Desai (Younger Brother)

Marital Status

Divorced

Boyfriend / Spouse

Rashami Desai has dated –

  • Nandish Sandhu (2012-2016) – Desai married her co-star from Uttaran, Nandish Sandhu, on 12 February 2012, in Dholpur. In 2014 they separated and in 2015, the couple filed for divorce after almost four years of marriage. She has one daughter name, Manya.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 160 cm
  • In meters – 1.60 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 58 kg
  • In Pounds – 128 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-27-35
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 27 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

She is best known for playing the role of Tapasya Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore in the popular television soap opera, Uttaran on Colors and Preeti (Icchadhari Naagin / Daayan) in Adhuri Kahaani Hamari on &TV.

Television Debut

Desai who began her profession at an early age, got her first break in Ravan on Zee TV pursued by Meet Mila De Rabba on Sony TV and began acting in the show Uttaran on Colors from 2008.

Brand Endorsements

Rashami has not appeared in a commercial for any brand yet.

Awards & Nominations

YearWorkAwardCategoryResult
2009Uttaran9th Indian Telly AwardsBest Actor in a Negative Role (Female)Nominated
201010th Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actress in Negative Role (Popular)Won
10th Indian Telly AwardsMost Popular Negative Actor (Female)Won
3rd Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Actress in Negative RoleWon
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsBest Television Actor (Female)Won
20114th Boroplus Gold AwardsBest Actress in Negative RoleWon
Best Actress in Negative RoleWon
Apsara AwardsBest Negative ActressWon
BIG Television AwardsBIG Namkeen Character Female (Fiction)Won
BIG Khatarnak Character Female (Fiction)Nominated
2012Apsara AwardsBest ActressNominated
2017Dil Se Dil TakColors Golden Petal AwardsBest Actress in a Lead RoleNominated
Colors Golden Petal AwardsBest Onscreen Jodi
Won

Rashami Desai Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Hrithik Roshan
  • Favorite Beverage – Bubble Tea
  • Favorite Magazines – Femina, Cosmopolitan
  • Favorite Hobbies – Listening Music, Singing
  • Favorite Color – Black, White
  • Favorite Food – Brown Rice and Chicken Curry

Rashami Desai Net worth

Rashami Desai has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars as of 2019. She charges Rs 55k to 65k per episode. Rashami lives in Mumbai and rides a swanky Audi Q3.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rashami Desai

  • She started her acting career at the age of 18, she was perusing her diploma degree when she got her first acting offer.
  • She has also worked in B Grade films.
  • Rashami has worked in Hindi, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Assamese and Manipuri films.
  • Rashami is a trained classical dancer.
  • Desai has took part in several dance and reality TV shows including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 which aired on Colors TV.
  • She has featured in reality shows such as Comedy Circus, Maha Sangram, Zara Nachke Dikha, Crime Patrol, Big Money, Kitchen Champion Season 2, Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala and Jhalak Dikhhla Ja.
  • In 2015, Desai participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi but was eliminated. Later she was brought back on the show as a wild card. She then participated in Nach Baliye 7 with her spouse Nandish Sandhu and they became finalists.
  • Desai has also appeared on Ishq Ka Rang Safed and Adhuri Kahaani Hamari.
  • In 2017, she bagged the leading role of Shorvori Bhanushali in drama series Dil Se Dil Tak.
  • In 2019, she revealed that she’s suffering from psoriasis.
  • In 2019, Desai participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13 where she is the highest paid contestant.
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