Tanya Purohit Dobhal, better known as Tanya Purohit, is an Indian actress and sports anchor. She came into the limelight after playing the role of ‘Manju’ in the Bollywood film “NH10.”
Tanya Purohit was born on Saturday, 9 November 1991 (age 29 years; as in 2020) in Agastyamuni, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Tanya did her schooling from a government school in Pauri Garhwal. She was inclined towards acting from a very young age, and she joined theatre when she was just 4 years old. After completing her schooling, Tanya enrolled herself in Uttarakhand’s Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University to pursue M.A. in Mass Communication. While in college, Tanya actively took part in theatre.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
Parents & Siblings
Tanya’s father, Dr. DR Purohit, is a retired English Professor from Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Uttarakhand. He is also a culture expert. Her mother, Bina Purohit, is a homemaker. Tanya has one elder sister and a younger brother.
Tanya is married to Deepak Dobhal. Deepak is a news anchor with Zee Business.
Tanya Purohit started her acting career in 2015 by playing the role of ‘Manju’ in the Bollywood film “NH10.” Next, she made her television debut with Doordarshan’s serial “Ek Tha Rusty season 3.” She, then, appeared in DD Kisan’s show “Ultapur.”
In 2017, Tanya appeared in the film “Terror Strike – Beyond Boundaries.”
In 2020, she hosted “The Caribbean Premier League” In the same year, Tanya appeared as a host in the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League.
- Street Food: Golgappe
- Beverage: Tea
- Colour: Red
- Film: Before Sunset (2004)
- Sport: Cricket
- Her hobbies include reading, dancing, and travelling.
- She is an avid dog lover, and she often shares her pictures with dogs on her Instagram account.
- Tanya once played the role of ‘Pooja Bhatt’ in Mahesh Bhatt‘s theatre show “Daddy.” Her performance was very much liked by the audience.
- While sharing her experience in the Bollywood film “NH10,” Tanya said,
There was a scene in the film where Deepti Naval was supposed to slap me…and just for that one slap, I was slapped 21 times to get the shot right. Although I have a very small role in the film but I have worked very hard for it.”