Rashami Desai (born February 13, 1986) is an Indian television actress, model, reality television personality as well as a dancer from Gujarat. She is known by most of the people because of her role as Tapasya Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore in serial named Uttaran (2009). Another noticeable work is the character of Preeti in Adhuri Kahaani Hamari.
Desai made her debut in acting career by playing a cameo in ‘Kanyadaan’, an Assamese movie. Further, a role in one of the Hindi film ‘Yeh Lamhe Judaii Ke’ played by her. In addition to this Rashami worked in many Bhojpuri films. She made her first appearance on television soap opera with serial ‘Raavan’ in 2006.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Childhood
This actress was born as Divya Desai and as per 2019, her age is 33 years old. She celebrates the auspicious occasion of birthday with family and friends on February 13. Rashami was born to mother Rasila Desai, a teacher, and father Ajay Desai.
During her childhood, her dad passed away. On coming to siblings, Gaurav Desai is her only younger brother. Desai’s parent initially lived in Nagaon, Assam but has roots in Gujarat. She much attached to her loved ones and stands in their every sorrow and happiness.
Rashami Desai attended Mumbai’s JB Khot Primary School in terms of schooling. Further, this model joined Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics in order to do a diploma. In between this course, she received her first acting assignment.
Marriage, Boyfriend, Spouse & Children
In February 2012, Desai married her boyfriend Nandish Sandhu in Dholpur. He was her co-star in serial ‘Uttaran’ and started dating behind the set.
In the year 2013, news about her pregnancy came across. Unfortunately, the miscarriage changed their lives and the couple separated in 2014.
However, she gets legalized divorce from her spouse by the court in 2015.
Further, there was a rumor about Rashami personal affairs with other co-actors Laksh Lalwani and Siddharth Shukla. Many founded her illegal relations with Arhaan Khan, a diamond merchant, and celebrity.
|Real Full Birth Name||Divya Desai.|
|Profession||Indian television actress, model as well as a dancer.|
|Famous for||Her role as Tapasya Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore in serial named Uttaran.|
|Age (As of 2019)||33 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||February 13, 1986.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Aquarius.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: @iamrashamidesai (2 million+ followers).
Twitter: @TheRashamiDesai (141k+ fans).
Facebook: @TheRashamiDesai.OfficialPage (298k+ likes).
|Current Residence||Mumbai, India.|
|Bhojpuri Films||1. Balma Bada Nadaan (2004).
2. Nadiya Ke Teer (2005).
3. Gabbar Singh (2006).
4. Dulha Babu (2007).
and many more.
|Television Shows||1. Raavan (2006-2008).
2. Pari Hoon Main (2007).
3. Uttaran (2009-2014).
4. Nach Baliye (2015).
5. Bigg Boss 13 (2019).
and many others.
|Hindi Movies||1. Yeh Lamhe Judaii Ke (2004).
2. Dabangg 2 (2012).
3. Six X (2017).
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5'3".
Centimeters: 160 cm.
Meters: 1.60 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Tattoo details?||A Lotus Flower on the right ankle.|
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-26-33.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Ajay Desai.
Mother: Rasila Desai, a teacher.
|Siblings||Brother: Gaurav Desai (Younger).
|Famous Relatives||Not Available.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married once (Divorced).|
|Boyfriend/Fiancé||1. Nandish Sandhu.
2. Laksh Lalwani (Rumoured).
3. Siddharth Shukla (Rumoured).
4. Arhaan Khan (Rumoured).
|Husband/Spouse Name||Nandish Sandhu (m. 2012, d. 2015).|
|Highest Qualification||Did a Diploma though Name is not Known.|
|School||JB Khot Primary School, Mumbai.|
|Alma Mater.||Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Salman Khan.
Actress: Madhuri Dixit.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Favorite Color||White and Red.|
|Love to do||Traveling and Listening Shastriya Sangeet.|
|Net worth (approx.)||Rs. 5 Crores.|
|Monthly Salary, Income & Earnings||Rs. 50,000 per episode.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Not Known.|
|Home Details||House in Mumbai.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Rashami Desai
- She has a soft corner towards animals and has a pet dog named Oreo.
- Divya changed her name as the producer of the show “Pari Hoon Main” said that her name was not working in favor of the show. After consulting with a numerologist her mom finalized this name.
- On many occasions, this model found to be drinking alcohol and wine but never tried smoking.
- Recently Desai revealed that she was suffering from a disease called psoriasis.
- This actress holds a good figure. Rashami Desai’s height stands tall at 5 ft 3 in (160 cm) with a properly managed healthy weight of 55 kg (121 lbs).
- She participated in many reality TV shows. Bigg Boss 13 (2019), Crime Petrol, Kitchen Champion 2, Comedy Circus, Maha Sangram is one of them.
- She is nominated many times for Vote out in Bigg Boss. The other contestants in the Bigg Boss 13 are Paras Chhabra, Mahira Sharma, Abu Malik, Shefali Bagga, Aarti Singh, Shehnaz Kaur Gill, and Asim Riaz.
- As a dancer, she had learned Bharatanatyam and Kathak. Moreover, her appearance in many dance shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Nach Baliye is noticeable.
- She has also featured in “Fear Factor: Khatro Ke Khiladi” but unfortunately eliminated. Her TV soap opera ‘Dil Se Dil Tak’ was loved by many.
- Once won the Colors Golden Petal award, two times Boroplus Gold award, Big Star Entertainment award and many more.
- Her social media fame is increasing day by day. On Instagram and Twitter, she used to make different updates through posts for the followers.
- In 2017 Desai made her debut in Gujarat films with Superstar playing the role of Anjali Kapadia.
- Nowadays, Rashami Desai seen in Bigg Boss 13 and is the highest-paid contestant there. The show is still going on so we will soon update about its result and her performance.
- According to reports, she is going to tie a knot with Arhaan soon. However, the confirmation about this fact is not available.
- This huge personality earns a pretty good Net worth of Rs. 5 Crores which is a good amount and lives a lavish lifestyle with that.