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.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Rashami Desai was born on the 13th of February 1986, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
She’s currently 33 years old.
Rashami completed schooling at the Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
- Father – Ajay Desai
- Mother – Rasila Desai (Teacher)
- Siblings – Gaurav Desai (Younger Brother)
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.
- In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
- In centimeters – 160 cm
- In meters – 1.60 m
- In Kilograms – 58 kg
- In Pounds – 128 lbs
- Measurements – 35-27-35
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 27 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 34B
She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 5 (US).
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.
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.
Rashami has not appeared in a commercial for any brand yet.
Awards & Nominations
|2009||Uttaran||9th Indian Telly Awards||Best Actor in a Negative Role (Female)||Nominated|
|2010||10th Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actress in Negative Role (Popular)||Won|
|10th Indian Telly Awards||Most Popular Negative Actor (Female)||Won|
|3rd Boroplus Gold Awards||Best Actress in Negative Role||Won|
|BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Best Television Actor (Female)||Won|
|2011||4th Boroplus Gold Awards||Best Actress in Negative Role||Won|
|Best Actress in Negative Role||Won|
|Apsara Awards||Best Negative Actress||Won|
|BIG Television Awards||BIG Namkeen Character Female (Fiction)||Won|
|BIG Khatarnak Character Female (Fiction)||Nominated|
|2012||Apsara Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2017||Dil Se Dil Tak||Colors Golden Petal Awards||Best Actress in a Lead Role||Nominated|
|Colors Golden Petal Awards||Best Onscreen Jodi
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.