Rashami Desai Big Boss 13
Rashami Desai or Divya Desai is 33 years old Indian TV actress, model and dancer. She came to limelight for portraying the character of Tapasya in Uttaran on Colors TV.
She has also made cameo appearance in Arbaaz Khan's directed movie Dabangg 2 in 2012. On 29th September 2019, Rashami Desai participated in the Indian controversial reality show Big Boss 13 as the highest-paid contestant.
Talk about Rashami's early life
Rashami was born on 13th February 1986 in Nagaon, Assam, India to a Hindu family. The ground roots of the family are in Gujarat, India.
Rashami's father Ajay Desai passed away when she was in her childhood. Her Mother Rasila Desai raised her alone with Brother Gaurav Desai.
For her primary education, she attended JB Khot Primary School, Borivali East, Mumbai and later joined the Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics to complete her diploma. This was also the time when she got her first acting assignment.
Among her interests, Rashami loves to drive, travel, swim, watch news and dance. She is a trained
dancer of Kathak and Bharatanatyam and also loves Shastriya Sangeet during her free time.
Rashami recently revealed out about suffering from psoriasis in 2019.
Rashami started her acting career in 2002
Rashami made her acting debut in Assamese movie Kanyadaan in 2002. In 2004, she starred in Birendra Nath Tiwari's Bollywood movie Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke followed by an appearance in various Bhojpuri films like Balma Bada Naadan, Gazab Bhail Rama, Gabbar Singh, Kangna Khanke Piya Ke Angna, Pappu Ke Pyar Ho Gail and Tohse Pyar Ba.
In 2006, she made her TV debut with Zee TV series Raavan playing the character of Mandodari but stardom came from Indian soap opera Uttran on Colors TV in 2008. She got praised for her negative role in Tapasya in the series.
Rashami has also worked for other TV series like Pari Hoon Main, Crime Patrol, Big Money, Kitchen Champion Season 2, Comedy Circus, Zara Nachke Dikha, Jhalak Dikhhla Ja, Nach Baliye 7 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.
In 2015, she did another popular TV series Ishq Ka Rang Safed followed by Aduri Kahaani Humari and Dil Se Dil Tak. She has also made a cameo appearance for the song in Bollywood movie, Dabangg 2 in 2012.
Rashami's Gujarati movie Superstar came in 2017 where she starred alongside Dhruvin Shah. At present, she is in the Big Boss House as a contestant competing with fellow stars to win the controversial reality show Big Boss 13.
She is the highest-paid contestant in the Big Boss show. Rashami Desai has been in a constant fight with fellow contestant Siddharth Shukla but recently both were seen together romancing each other.
But all these moments were captured and recreated as a part of a task given by Big Boss. However, Rashami in the house looked a bit tensed after the task wondering about how things will be presented out on TV.
Trivia about Rashami Desai
Divya Desai is her real name. She changed it to Rashami Desai in 2008 after consulting a numerologist to favor her working and career.
Did Rashami come across controversy on television?
On television, Rashami came across a controversy when she revealed out about her miscarriage in Nach Baliye 7 which was later pointed out as fake news by her ex-husband Nandish Sandhu.
Mostly, Rashami Desai was in news for her disturbed personal life with Nandish. During this period she even blamed India Forums for publishing out one-sided stories favoring Nandish as she alleged that her ex-husband has abused her for 3 years.
Rashami Desai received many accolades for her TV character Tapasya in series Uttaran.
She won the Indian Television Academy Awards, Indian Telly Awards, Gold Awards, Big Star Entertainment Awards and Apsara Award for the role in 2010 and 2011.
Is Rashami married or divorced?
In 2012, Rashami Desai got married to Nandish Sandhu. Both stayed together for three years but ended up the relationship with divorce in 2015.
She was also in rumors of dating other TV personalities like Laksh Lalwani and Siddharth Shukla. Recently, news about her getting married to Arhaan Khan came in limelight inside the BB house.
How much Rashami earns?
The net worth of Rashami Desai is expected to be around $1 million.