Rashami Desai is an Indian Actress, Model & Dancer from Nagaon, Assam, India. She is famous for playing the key role in the TV show ‘Uttaran‘ and ‘Dil Se Dil Tak‘. In Uttaran she played the role of Tapasya Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore and became famous. She also participated in Big Boss 2019, and also gain popularity from here. Rashmi Desai has worked in many Hindi, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, and Assamese movies.
Rashmi Desai is one of the leading Indian TV actress. She was born on 13 February 1986 in Nagaon, Assam, India. Then after completing her Diploma from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai, she started to work in the acting field. She became popular after playing the role of Tapasya Thakur in the Colors TV’s serial, ‘Uttran‘.
She has acted in several B grade films before working in a TV serial. She was also a contestant on the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5‘ in 2014, ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi‘ in 2014, and ‘Nach Baliye 7‘ in 2015. She was seen in Colors’ daily serial ‘Dil Se Dil Tak‘. She has also walked the ramp for younger designers.
Family, Caste, Boyfriend or Husband, Affairs
Rashmi Desai (Rashami Desai) was born on 13 February 1986 in Nagpur, Assam to a Gujarati family. Her real name is Divya Desai. Her Father’s name is Ajay Desai, Mother is Rasila Desai who is a teacher. He also has a younger brother, Gaurav Desai.
Rashami Desai got married on 12 February, 2012 to Nandish Sandhu who is also an Actor and has worked with her in the show Uttran. But this marriage wasn’t successful because in 2015 they got divorced. There is news about Rashami’s rumored relationship with- Laksh Lalwani, Siddharth Shukla, and Arhaan Khan.
Rashami Desai has a Daughter, Manya Sandhu.
Education, School and Collage
She completed her schooling at Ulubari High School and did higher studies at Nurssey Manji College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is also a well trained Bharatanatyam and Kathak dancer and also won many awards in the dancing competition.
Physical Stats & Body Measurements
Rashami Desai’s age is now 34 years. Her Height is 5’3″ inches or 1.63 meters and her Weight is 58kg or 128lbs. Rashami’s Hair and Eyes are Black. Her Body Measurements are: 35-27-35. Her Bra size 35 inches, Waist size 27 inches, and Hip size 35 inches.
After completing her studies Rashami Desai came into the acting industry. First, she started with TV shows & some B Grade films. Later, she acted in Assamese, Telugu, Bhojpuri, Gujarati & Hindi or Bollywood films and also worked in so many famous Television shows in the leading role.
Rashami Desai started her career at an early age, got her first break in ‘Raavan‘ on Sony TV, and started acting in ‘Meet Mila De Rabba‘ on Sony TV and ‘Uttran‘ on Colors from 2008. In March 2012, she opted out of ‘Uttran‘, saying that she did not believe she could play the old role after the break. On 7 November 2012, she returned to ‘Uttran‘ with a positive role.
She has acted in other serials including ‘Pari Hoon Main‘. She also did episodes for ‘Ssshhhh… Phir Koi Hai‘. She has also worked in reality shows like Comedy Circus, Maha Sangram, Zara Nachke Dikha, Crime Patrol, Big Money, Kitchen Champion Season 2, Comedy Ka Maha Mukabala, etc.
Rashmi has participated in many dance and reality TV shows including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5, which aired on Colors TV. She also appeared on the Shekhar Suman host show ‘Movers and Shakers‘.
In 2015, Rashmi participated in ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi‘ but was fired. She was later brought back on the show as a wild card. She then participated in ‘Nach Baliye 7‘ with her husband Nandish Sandhu and became a finalist.
She has also appeared on ‘Ishq Ka Rang Safed‘ and ‘Adhuri Kahani Hamari‘. In 2017, she played the lead role of Shorowari Bhanushali in the drama series ‘Dil Se Dil Tak‘.
Rashami Desai made her first film debut with an Assamese film called ‘Kanyadaan’ in 2002. But here she appeared as a cameo. In 2004, she made her Bollywood debut in the film ‘Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke’, where she played the role of Sheetal.
In the same year, she made her debut in a Bhojpuri film, ‘Balma Bada Nadaan’. After doing this film she got many opportunities in Bhojpuri films. She acted in so many Bhojpuri films from 2004 to 2010.
After that, in 2012 she appeared in the song Dagabaaz Re as a Bride from ‘Dabangg 2‘ by Salman Khan.
In 2017, she acted in a Gujarati film called ‘Superstar’ and played the role of Anjali Kapadia. In the same year, she also acted in ‘Six X’ film (Hindi). Next, in 2018, again she worked in a Bhojpuri film, Maai Re Karde Bidaai Hamaar.
|Films (Year)||Role (Language)|
|Kanyadaan (2002)||Herself (Assamese)|
|Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke (2004)||Sheetal (Hindi)|
|Balma Bada Nadaan (2004)||N/A (Bhojpuri)|
|Hum Balbrahma Chaari Tu|
|Gazab Bhail Rama|
|Kab Hoi Gauna Hammar|
|Nadiya Ke Teer|
|Bambai Ki Laila Chapra Ka Chaila|
|Gabbar Singh (2006)||N/A (Bhojpuri)|
|Kable Aayee Bahaar (2006)||N/A (Bhojpuri)|
|Kangna Khanke Piya Ke Angna|
|Pappu Ke Pyar Ho Gail|
|Sathi Sanghati (2006)||N/A (Bhojpuri)|
|Tohse Pyar Ba (2006)||N/A (Bhojpuri)|
|Dulha Babu (2007)||N/A (Bhojpuri)|
|Bandan Toote Na (2008)||N/A (Bhojpuri)|
|Pyar Jab Kehu Se Hoi Jala|
|Shahar Wali Jaan Mareli|
|Hum Hai Gawaar (2009)||N/A (Bhojpuri)|
|Sohagan Bana Da Sajana Hamaar|
|Umariya Kaili Tohre Naam|
|Dabangg 2 (2012)||Bride |
(appearance in the
“Dagabaaz Re” song)
|Superstar (2017)||Anjali Kapadia (Gujrati)|
|Six X (2017)||Shweta Bhardwaj|
|Maai Re Karde Bidaai|
Popular TV Shows
|Shows (Channel)||Role (Year)|
|Raavan (Zee TV)||Mandodari (2006–2008)|
|Pari Hoon Main (Star One)||Nikki/Pari (2008)|
|Ssshhhh…Phir Koi Hai|
|Uttaran (Colors TV)||Tapasya Rathore (2009–2014)|
|Meethi Choori No 1|
|Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala|
|Kahani Comedy Circus Ki|
|Haunted Nights (Sahara One)||Shivani (2012)|
|Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5|
|Runner up (2012)|
|Comedy Nights with Kapil|
|Nach Baliye 7|
Khatron Ke Khiladi 6
|Ishq Ka Rang Safed|
|Adhuri Kahaani Hamari|
|Comedy Nights Live|
|Dil Se Dil Tak|
|Bigg Boss 13|
(3rd Runner up)
|Mujhse Shaadi Karoge|
Interesting Facts about Rashami Desai
- Rashami Desai was in Nagaon, Assam on 13 February 1986.
- Her family belongs to Gujrat.
- Her real name is Divya Desai but later she adopted the name, Rashami Desai.
- Her father name is Ajay Desai, he passed away when Rashami was a child.
- Her mother’s name is Rasila Desai who is a teacher.
- After completing her studies, she worked in many B Grade films.
- Some of her popular Bhojpuri films are: Balma Bada Nadaan, Kanya Kumari, Kangna Khanke Piya Ke Angna etc.
- In 2012, she appeared in Dabangg 2 movie’s song Dagabaaz Re.
- She became popular after playing the role of Tapasya Thakur in the Colors TV serial, ‘Uttran‘.
- She also participated in many TV reality shows, like Nach Baliye (7), Bigg Boss (13), Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (5), Comedy Nights with Kapil, Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala, etc.
- Along with her husband Nandish Sandhu she participated in Nach Baliye 7.
- She has also acted in many famous Hindi Tv shows Pari Hoon Main, Ssshhhh…Phir Koi Hai, Haunted Nights, Savdhaan India, Adhuri Kahaani Hamari, Mujhse Shaadi Karoge.
- Besides acting Rashmi Desai is also a very good Dancer, she is a master of Bharatanatyam and Kathak.
- Rashmi has a Lotus Flower’s Tattoo on her right ankle.
- Rashami got married in 2012 to Nandish Sandhu but they got divorced after 3years later.
- She has a rumored relationship with Arhaan Khan.
- She has a dog, Oreo.
- She has a deep belief in Lord Ganesha.