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Wearing how I feel about Said Rashami Desai


Wearing how I feel about Said Rashami Desai

Shivani Desai was born 13 February 1986, known as Rashami Desai is an Indian actress and dancer. Widely known for portraying grey characters across Indian Television, she is the recipient of several accolades including two Indian Television Academy Awards and has established herself as one of the most popular television actresses.

After starting her acting career in Indian films, Desai made her Hindi television debut with Ravan (2006) followed by a double role in Pari Hoon Main (2008). She became a household name with her most notable performance as Tapasya Thakur in the long-running soap opera Uttaran from 2009 to 2014, winning immense praise and various awards and nominations for the same, and was later appreciated for her acting in the love triangle Dil Se Dil Tak (2017–2018) as Shorvari Parth Bhanushali. In 2020 she starred as Nayantara/Shalaka Parikh in the supernatural thriller Naagin 4: Bhagya Ka Zehreela Khel and made her OTT debut with the short film Tamas. In 2021, Desai made her web debut with Tandoor.

On the non-fictional front Desai took part as a participant in reality shows like Zara Nachke Dikha (2010), Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2012), Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi and Nach Baliye (2015). Lastly, she participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13 (2019–2020) and became the 3rd runner-up in the same.

Desai also ventured into stand-up comedy with reality shows like Comedy Circus Mahasangram (2010), Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala (2011), Kahaani Comedy Circus Ki (2012) and Comedy Nights Live (2016).

Rashami was born Shivani Desai on 13 February 1986 in Nagaon, Assam. Desai is a Gujarati. She has a brother, Gaurav Desai. Desai was born and brought in Mumbai and did her schooling and undergraduation there Rashmi pursued a diploma degree in Tours and Travels from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.

She 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.

In 2018, Desai met Arhaan Khan, they both participated in Bigg Boss 13 in 2019, where Arhaan proposed to Desai, and Desai accepted the proposal. Later, it was revealed by Salman Khan that Arhaan was married before and had a kid which he had kept secret from Desai. In 2020, after coming out from the Bigg Boss house, Desai broke up with Arhaan.