Tanu Chandel is an Indian model and actress who has appeared in several music videos. She came into the limelight in January 2023 after Rakhi Sawant accused Adil Khan Durrani of having an extra-marital affair with Tanu Chandel. Adil Khan Durrani is the husband of Rakhi Sawant.
Tanu Chandel aka Nivedita Chandel was born on Friday, 13 January 1989 (age 34 years; as of 2023) in Satna, Madhya Pradesh. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She graduated with a Master of Commerce degree in Finance from Govt. Thakur Ranmat Singh College in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): 34-28-35
She has one tattoo below her left shoulder and one on her upper shoulder.
Family & Caste
She belongs to a Kshatriya (Rajput) family.
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Badri Singh Chandel, and her mother’s name is Vimla Singh Chandel (deceased).
She has a sister named Ruchi Singh Chandel and a brother named Vikas Singh Chandel. Both her siblings are married.
She is unmarried.
She follows Hinduism.
She has appeared in several music videos for Punjabi songs including Case Bari, Dilla Ther Jaa, Gedi Marda, and Akh Lardi.
She has appeared in several commercials such as Divine Aqua.
She has also modelled for many designers and has been featured on the cover pages of several magazines including Magic Beauty, Glamour Time, and Gold Dazzle.
In 2013, she made her acting debut with the short drama film Tinka De Taxi in which she played the role of Sandy.
In 2016, she appeared in the Bollywood film Love Ke Funday in which she played the role of Pooja Banerjee.
In 2018, she launched her own company by the name Nivedita’s Fashion and Entertainment Pvt Ltd., which has two divisions: fashion and music production. Asian News International In an interview, while talking about this, she said,
I have set my eyes on my fashion start-up which initially be focussing on women’s wear. I have travelled and did deep research before starting my venture. I have major expansion plans and will be organising Fashion Shows in multiple cities. Besides this, I also plan to associate with famed singers to create buzz around my music channel. I also plan to produce reality show in the coming future.”
Tanu’s dispute with Rakhi Sawant
In January 2023, Rakhi Sawant leaked a call recording between her and Tanu Chandel. In the audio, she asked Tanu what type of relationship she had with Adil Khan Durrani, Rakhi Sawant‘s husband, to which Tanu replied “more than friends.” She even said that she has feelings for Adil and that Adil is hundred per cent sure about leaving Sawant and starting his life with Tanu; however, Adil Khan Durrani denied these accusations. After this conversation, another video went viral of both Rakhi and Adil where Rakhi is seen urging Adil to swear in the name of the Quran that he has no relationship with Tanu Chandel; however, he got irritated in between when Rakhi asked him to block Tanu from all the social media platforms and he yelled,
Delete this video.”
Rakhi announced her separation from Adil after she came to know about Adil’s extra-marital affair with Tanu Chandel. In a media conversation, while talking about it, Rakhi said,
Adil ne finally decision le liya ki woh Tanu ke saath rehenge. Kal unhone bol diya mujhe, ki mai jaa raha hoon tumhe chod ke, mai Tanu ke saath rahunga. Mera Istemaal kiya Bollywood mai ane ke liye. Mai court jaungi. Mere saare paise unhone le liye. Mere pass saare proof hai.”
She owns a Mercedes-Benz GLA Class 200 d Sport.
- While she was studying in school, she was an athlete.
- In 2015, she won the title of Ms. Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow).
- She is an animal lover and also has a pet dog.
- She is a fitness enthusiast and often shares her fitness regimen on social media.
- She consumes alcoholic beverages on several occasions.