Rashami Desai Biography – Age, Height, Career, Facts, & Family

Shivani Desai, professionally known as Rashami Desai, is a popular Indian television actress. Desai is the recipient of many awards. She has made a name for herself as one of the most well-liked television actors.

Rashami debuted her television in Rayan (2006) and then appeared in Pari Hoon Main (2008). She gained fame through the role of Tapasya of Uttaran.

She started her acting career with regional films in an Assamese language film, Kanyadaan, then in Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke, a Bollywood movie.

Desai participated in the reality shows like Zara Nachke Dikha 2, Jhalak Dikhlaja Jaa 5, Fear Factor: Khatron ke Khiladi 6, and more.


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Rashami Desai Bio

NicknameShivani Desai
Marital StatusDivorced
HusbandNandish Sandhu
Children  Manya
 Instagram5.7 M

Physical Appearance

Height      5 feet
Body Measurements35-27-35
Eye Color  Black
Hair Color  Black

Rashami Desai Drama List

Rashami Desai drama list
Rashami Desai drama list

Desai made her television debut as Mandodari in Raavan 2006. Then, she appeared in Pari Hoon Main (2008), Ssshhhh..Phir Koi Hai (2008), Meet Mila De Rabba (2009), and more. Some of the names of her roles are listed below:

YearTelevision ShowsRoles
2017Dil Se Dil Tak
Rasoi Ki Jung Mummyon Ke Sung
Shorvori Bhattacharya
2019Chalo Saaf KareinPalak
2019Bigg Boss 13Contestant
2020Naagin 4
Ladies vs Gentlemen
Nayantara/Shalaka Panelist
2021Bigg Boss 15Contestant

Music Videos

Rashami also appeared in music videos, and some of the names of the music are given below:

Biraj Mein Jhoom
Tere Pind
Ajay Keswani and Aakansha Sharma
Anuradha Palakurthi Juju
Gurlez Akhtar and Fateh Shergill
Neha Bhasin
Faisla Khan

Special Appearances

Special Appearances
Special Appearances

Desai also gave special appearances in many shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 (2011), Dance India Dance 3  (2011), Ratan Ka Rishta (2011), Bigg Boss 5 (2012), and more.

Here is the table of a few shows:

2020Mujhse Shaadi Karoge
Naagin 5
2021  Bigg Boss 14
Bigg Boss OTT
2022The Khatra Khatra Show
Naagin 6

Web Series

She was also portrayed in Tandoor as Palak Sahni/Palak Sharma in 2021 and 2022 and featured in Ratri Ke Yatri as Ruby.

Rashami Desai Movies

Rashami Desai movies
Rashami Desai movies

Rashami began her acting career through a regional movie, Kanyadaan (2002). Later she was also portrayed in Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke as Sheetal in 2004 and Tulsi.

Here is a list of her films with their roles.

2012Dabangg 2Bride
Six X
Anjali Kapadia
Shweta Bhardwaj


2010Indian Telly Awards
Gold Awards  
Most Popular Actor in a Negative Role (Female)
Best Actor in a Negative Role (Female)
2011Star Guild Awards
FICCI Frames Excellence Awards Gold Awards
Best TV Actor (Female)
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Actress (Critics)

Note: For additional information, we’ll update the page soon.

Off-Screen Work

  • Rashami is also a trained dancer.
  • Attended the Caring with a Style fashion show to raise money for cancer patients in 2015 and 2018.
  • Walked the ramp of a fashion show to support Smile Foundation for underprivileged children’s education and health.
  • She was part of the Swachh Survekshan 2017.
  • She also walked for designers Rohit Verma and Anu Mehra at Bombay Times Fashion Week in 2020 and 2021.
  • Desai endorsed Wheel alongside Salman Khan in 2010, Hangyo, and the brand ambassador of JioMart in 2021.

Rashami Desai Net Worth

Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)$1 million.
Income SourceActing
Cars CollectionBMW and Range Rover

Personal Life

Date of birth  13 February 1986
Age  36 Years
Birth Place  Nagaon, Assam, India
Zodiac SignAquarius
Nationality  Indian
Religion  Hinduism
HometownGujarat, India
SchoolJB Khot Primary School, Borivali East, Mumbai
University/College Name  Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics
Last QualificationDiploma
Food & Dietary habits  Vegetarian
Interest & Hobbies  Tracking Workout and Horse Riding

Rashami Desai Family

Rashami Desai family
Rashami Desai family
ParentsRasila Desai and Ajay Desai
BrotherGaurav Desai

Favorite Things

ActorsSalman Khan & Hritik Roshan
ActressMadhuri Dixit & Alia Bhatt
FilmMother India (1957), Andaaz Apna Apna (1994), Hum Saath Saath Hai (1999)
Holiday & Festivity Destination(s)  Goa

Rashami Desai Relationships

Rashami Desai relationships
Rashami Desai relationships

Before marrying, she seemed involved with Laksh Lalwani. On 12 February 2011, Rashami tied the knot with her co-star from Uttaran, Nandish Sandhu, in Ghaziabad.

In 2013, the couple welcomed their daughter Manya Sandhu. After four years of marriage, they separated their ways in 2015.

After the divorce, she had an affair with Arhaan Khan and planned to marry him until his marriage and child were revealed.

There are rumors about having an affair with Umer Riaz, but she denies it and says that we are only friends. Still, it is not sure whether they are in relation.


1: Who is her favorite politician?

Ans:  Her favorite politician is Narendra Modi.

2: What is her ethnicity?

Ans: She belongs to Gujarati Family.

3: What is her favorite beverage?

Ans: Her favorite beverage name is coffee.

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