Talking about the early life of the Kahaani Ghar Ghar kii actress, after graduation, while preparing for the entrance tests to the administrative services and mass communications, she gave an audition for the national broadcaster, Doordarshan’s film songs based program ‘Albela Sur Mela’ in 1998, where she was selected as the presenter.
After Sakshi’s television debut in 1998 with Albela Sur Mela, the actress gained fame for her role of Parvati Agarwal in the daily soap, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. After that, she played Priya Kapoor, opposite Ram Kapoor in Bade Acche Lagte Hain.
In December 2012, she made a second appearance on the reality show Kaun Banega Crorepati.
In 2016 film Dangal, Sakshi played Daya Kaur, wife of former wrestler Mahavir Phogat played by Aamir Khan. After a long sabbatical from television the actress then made a comeback on television with Tyohaar ki Thaali.
Apart from TV and films, Sakshi was also the part of web series like Karrle Tu Bhi Mohobbat (ALT Balaji), The Final Call (ZEE5), Mission Over Mars (ZEE5/ALT Balaji).
Tanwar was even seen in short films like Ghar Ki Murgi and Neelam Ki Angoothi where her perfomance was appraised by the critics!
In April 2013, in a survey conducted by Ormax Media, Tanwar featured in top 5 most trustworthy celebrities.
Apart from this lots of awards are in the name of Sakshi Tanwar.