Sakshi Agarwal

  • Actor

Jul 20, 1990  in Nainital, Uttrakhand, India

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A former model and film actress, Sakshi Agarwal is noted for her works in the south Indian industry, especially in Tamil and Kannada cinema. Raised in Chennai, Sakshi completed her engineering degree from St. Josephs Engineering College in 2006 and later went to Bangalore to study MBA.

Before making it big in the film industry, Sakshi started working in one of India`s top IT companies where she was noticed by a well-known fashion designer in Bangalore who offered to become a model and gave her a break in the fashion industry. She worked as a model for a brief period and appeared in more than 100 TV commercials for several renowned brands like Kalyan Silks, Times of India, Max Life Style, Malabar Gold, Mysore Silk and many more. She also walked the ramp for many top designers in Chennai and Bangalore.

After working as a model for a brief period, Sakshi decided to pursue acting as a full-time career and to hone her acting skills, she took a crash course on method acting at one of the most prestigious acting schools in the world, Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. As a matter of fact, she is among the very few selected artists in India who has completed this course, some of the other prominent names to have done this course include Imran Khan and Ranbir Kapoor.

Having made her debut on the silver screen with a cameo in the Tamil film Raja Rani (2013), she subsequently starred in films like Yoogan (2015), Adhyan (2015), Kaala (2018) and Orayiram Kinakkalal (2018), a Malayalam drama directed by Pramod Mohan.