Rashmi Desai Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Rashmi Desai is an Indian TV actress, who has been featured in many serials. She is seen in several Hindi TV serials and reality shows. However, the two popular Indian dramas that earned her fame and success are Dil Se Dil Tak and Uttaran. Rashmi is a cute, bold, and beautiful Indian actress. She is known for her amazing acting skills and a strong personality. Besides her fine acting skills, Rashmi is a trained dancer and model. Born in Assam, Rashmi was brought up by a Gujarati family that lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This beautiful actress completed her primary and higher secondary education from her hometown.

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After graduation, she started taking up the acting and modeling projects. Since childhood, Rashmi’s interest was in the acting and modeling field. She wanted to become an actress and work in the Indian entertainment industry. Her acting career began in 2002 when she played a small role in the movie Kanyadaan. Rashmi is featured in some of the top Gujarati, Hindi, and even Bhojpuri movies. She got an opportunity to work with Salman Khan in his blockbuster movie Dabbang 2, which was released in 2012. Like its first sequence, Dabbang 2 performed extremely well at the box office and gave a headstart to Rashmi’s career.

Rashmi has been part of several Hindi serials namely Uttaran, Pari Hoon Main, Adhuri Kahani Hamari, Dil Se Dil Tak, and the list goes on. From movies to serials to reality shows, there is nothing this popular and gorgeous TV actress hasn’t done. In terms of the reality shows, Rashami was seen in Khatron Ke Khiladi season 6, Nach Baliye 7, Kitchen Champion 5, and Bigg Boss season 13. Currently, she is seen in the Bigg Boss 13 house.

Rashmi Desai Wiki / Biography

Born on 13th February 1986, Rashmi Desai is brought up by a Gujarati family. As in 2019, the age of this iconic TV actress is 33 years. Rashami has achieved a diploma from hometown Mumbai. Her father, Ajay Desai, is a Gujarati businessman. Rashmi’s mother, Rasila Desai, is a teacher. Rashmi was born to a Hindu family. Her birthplace is Assam and she holds Indian nationality.

This stunning model and actress have a brother, whose name is Gaurav Desai. Rashami’s caste is Patel and she follows Hinduism. Her real name is Divya and nickname is Rashmi. Rashmi is close to her parents and often uploads pictures with them on her social accounts. She is often seen hanging out with her family.


Rashmi comes from a Gujarati background. However, her family moved to Mumbai where she completed her schooling and graduation. Rashmi attended JB Khot Primary School Borivali East, Mumbai and completed her primary education from this institution. Rashmi achieved her graduation degree from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai, Maharashtra. From a very young age, Rashmi wanted to build her career around the acting and modeling industry.


She was around 16 years old when she made her acting debut with the movie Kanyadaan. The movie released in 2002 and Rashmi played a small role in it. In 2004, Rashmi got the golden opportunity to work alongside Raveena Tandon and the Bollywood King Khan. The name of her movie was Yeh Lamhe Judai Ke. Not only Hindi films, but Rashmi became a well-known Bhojpuri star after her brilliant performance in ‘Balma Bada Nadaan’. Her fine acting skills in her debut Bhojpuri movie earned Rashmi a lot of Bhojpuri film offers. She worked in Pappu Ko Pyar Ho Gail, Tohse Pyar Ba, Nadiya Ke Teer, Gazab Bhai Rama, Kab Le Aaye Bahaar, and more. Rashmi made her Indian TV serial debut with ‘Raavan’.

Between 2007 and 2010, Rashmi was featured in many Bhojpuri and Hindi movies including Umariya Kaili Tohre Naam, Dulha Babu, Hum Hai Gawaar, Shahar Wali Jaan Mareli, Bandhan Tute Na, etc. Rashami also did Ssshhh Phir Koi Hai and Pari Hoon Mai serials. Rashmi rose to popularity from the famous and life-changing serial Uttaran. She played Tapasya Rathore in Uttaran and earned so much appreciation and popularity from a national and international audience. The show aired on Colors TV and became a huge hit.

The serial was broadcasted in different languages. The colors most popular show was translated into Malayalam, Tamil, and other languages.  Rashmi has done many reality shows including Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 5, Meethi Chhori No 1, Kahani Comedy Circus Ki, Bigg Boss season 6. She was even invited to Comedy Nights With Kapil. The Uttaran’s Tapasya Rathore has also hosted Savdhaan India. In 2017, she played the lead role in Dil Se Dil Tak. She was featured opposite Siddhartha Shukla. Rashmi has also done Gujarati films like Super Star. Rashmi participated in Bigg Boss 13 in 2019.

Rashmi’s Marital Status and Relationships

Rashmi married Nandish Sandhu, her Uttaran co-star on 12 February 2012 in Dholpur. However, the couple parted their ways due to personal reasons. Rashmi and Nandish were the most adorable and cute couple in the industry. Rashmi and Nandish also have a daughter named Manya Sandhu. After her divorce, Rashmi was rumored to be dating Laksh Lalwani. She also dated Arhaan Khan. Recently, Rashmi Desai and Sidharth Shukla was a rumored couple as the duo was seen together in public events.

Fun Facts About Rashmi

  • Rashmi became popular from Uttaran. She received several awards for her brilliant performance in 2010 serial.
  • Rumors have it that Rashmi is the highest-paid contestant of Bigg Boss 13. She is paid 1.3 crores approximately.
  • Rashmi played different roles in multiple language serials and movies like Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Assamese, Bengali, and Manipuri.
  • Rashmi is a pet lover and owns a dog
  • Her hobbies are swimming, dancing, singing, and acting
  • Rashmi is a trained Kathak and Bharatnatyam dancer
  • According to the rumors, Rashmi will marry her boyfriend Siddhartha Shukla inside the Bigg Boss house.
  • Rashmi is going through Psoriasis, a medical ailment.
  • She was married to her co-star Nandish Sandhu, but the couple divorced.

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