Anita Hassanandani Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Biography & More

Anita Hassanandani

Anita is an Indian TV actress. She has appeared in various Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, and Tamil films. She shot to fame with her role of Tanushree in the TV serial “Kabhii Sautan Kabhi Sahelii” (2001).

Wiki/Biography & Career

Anita Hassandani was born on Monday, 14 April 1980 (age 39 years; as in 2019) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her zodiac sign is Aries. After completing her education, Anita decided to pursue her acting career.

She made her debut on television in 1998 with “Hare Kaanch Ki Churiya.” She received recognition for Star Plus’ show “Kabhii Sautan Kabhi Sahelii” by playing the role of Tanushree. Next, she played the protagonist in the television show “Kkavyanjali.”

Kkavyanjali

In 2002, Anita made her Tamil film debut with “Samurai” where she played a supporting role. In 2003, she made her Bollywood debut with “Kucch To Hai.” Thereafter, she appeared in films like “Krishna Cottage,” “Koi Aap Sa,” and “Yeh Dil.”

Hassanandani has hosted TV shows like Comedy Nights Ka Jadoo and Code Red. She was also a part of Comedy Nights Bachao.

In 2008, Anita participated in Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi. She entered the season 8 of the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, as a wild card entry.

Anita in Jhalak Dikhlaaja

Anita Hassanandani in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa

Since 2013, she has been playing the role of Shagun Arora in Star Plus’ show “Yeh Hai Mohabbatein,” and since 2008, she is also seen portraying the role of Vishakha Khanna in Ekta Kapoor’s “Naagin 3.”

Anita Hassandani as Shagun in Ye Hai Mohabbetin

Anita Hassanandani as Shagun in Ye Hai Mohabbatein

She has also acted in TV commercials of EverYuth, Sunsilk, Boroplus, and Dominos.

In 2019, Hassanandani along with her husband, Rohit Reddy appeared as a Contestant Jodi in Nach Baliye 9.

Anita Hassanandani and Rohit Reddy on the sets of Nach Baliye 9

Anita Hassanandani and Rohit Reddy on the sets of Nach Baliye 9

Physical Appearance

Height: 5′ 3″

Weight: 55 Kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Figure Measurements: 34-28-34

Anita Hassanandani in gym

Family & Husband

Anita was born into a Hindu Family. Her father is a businessman. Her mother, Kavita Hassanandani, is a housewife. She has one elder sister.

Anita Hassandani childhood picture with her sister

Anita Hassandani’s childhood picture with her sister

Anita Hassanandani with her father

Anita Hassanandani with her father

Anita Hassanandani with her mother

Anita Hassanandani with her mother

Anita Hassanandani with her sister

Anita Hassanandani with her sister

Anita Hassanandani was engaged to her Kkavyanjali co-star, Eijaz Khan. The couple broke-up in 2010 due to Eijaz’s closeness with Canadian singer, Natalie De Luccio.

Anita Hassanandani with Eijaz Khan

Anita Hassanandani with Eijaz Khan

On 14 October 2013, Anita tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend, Rohit Reddy. Rohit is a businessman.

Anita Hassanandani's wedding picture

Anita Hassanandani’s wedding picture

Anita Hassanandani with her husband, Rohit Reddy

Anita Hassanandani with her husband, Rohit Reddy

Anita Hassanandani with her father in law

Anita Hassanandani with her father-in-law

Anita Hassanandani with her mother in law

Anita Hassanandani with her mother-in-law

Controversy

Anita went into depression for almost 6 months due to her failed film career.

Awards

  • Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actress Jury for Kkavyanjali (2005)
  • Indian Telly Award for Best Actress In A Lead Role (2006)
    Anita Hassanandani award
  • Gold Award for Best Actress In A Negative Role Popular (2014)
    Anita Hassandani with award
  • Television style Award for Most Stylish Vamp (2015)

Salary/Net Worth

Anita gets paid around  50-60 thousand per episode. She has a net worth of around $4 million.

Favourite Things

  • Food: Fish curry
  • Film: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
  • Book: Love Story by Erich Segal
  • Colour: Green, Purple, Yellow
  • Perfume: Insolence by Guerlain
  • Travel Destination: Goa, London
  • Cartoon Character: Tom & Jerry

Facts

  • Her hobbies include reading and cooking.
  • She is often spotted drinking alcohol at various events.

    Anita Hassanandani with a bottle of alcohol

    Anita Hassanandani with a bottle of alcohol

  • She has got inked the letter ‘R with a Heart’ on her left forearm and a butterfly tattooed on her left foot.

    Anita Hassanandani's tattoos

    Anita Hassanandani’s tattoos

  • In an interview, the actress revealed that the couple is planning to have a child post the wrap up of Nach Baliye 9.
  • According to some sources, Anita is one of the highest-paid contestants on Nach Baliye 9.
  • Nach Baliye 9 is the first show where she will be seen with her husband, Rohit Reddy.
  • At the beginning of her career, Hassanandani adopted the name ‘Natassha’ on Ekta Kapoor‘s advice due to numerological reasons. However, after doing a few projects under that name, she started working under her original name ‘Anita.’
  • Hassanandani has worked in almost all the Indian film industries including Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, and Punjabi Films.
  • Her husband, Rohit Reddy, gifted Anita an online venture, TheBagTalk.com on one of her birthdays. The venture is jointly owned by Anita and Tushar Jain of HSCV.
  • Under her business venture, TheBagTalk.com, Anita has launched her own line of signature bags for women.

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