Sai Tamhankar is an Indian actress who predominantly works in the Marathi and Hindi film industries. She gained recognition for her performance in the Marathi TV serial, Ya Gojirvanya Gharat, which aired on ETV Marathi.
Born in the Sangli district of Maharashtra, Sai was enrolled at a Junior College where she first time performed in a play. Developing an interest in acting she took part in street plays and inter-college dramas. However, it was her performance in the play `Adhure Adhure` that was highly appreciated and she also won the Best Actor Award; this prompted her to take up acting as a profession. Later, Sai shifted to Mumbai and also took up a Hotel Management course.
Sai got engaged to her longtime boyfriend in 2012 and the couple got married on 15th December 2013. It is believed that couple were in a live-in relationship for almost a year before they got engaged.
It was during an award function that Sai was offered to play a role in the popular Marathi sitcom, Ya Gojirvanya Gharat. The actress became a household name for her role in the sitcom and went on to star in Marathi TV serials such as Agni Shikha, Sathi Re, and Kasturi.
The Marathi actress made her silver screen acting debut with Subhash Ghai`s
Hindi movie Black & White
in 2008. However, she made her Marathi film debut in the same year with the movie Sanai Chowghade
directed by Rajeev Patil
. In the following year, she also appeared in A.R. Murgadoss`
starring Aamir Khan
. From 2009 to 2012 the actress starred in Marathi movies such as Be Dune Saade Char
, Ajab Lagnachi Gajab Gosht
, Lalbaugh Paral
, Rita, and No Entry Pudhe Dhoka Aahe
which is a remake of the popular Bollywood movie No Entry
Sai continued to deliver powerful performances in movies such as Pune 52
(2013), and Time Please
(2013). In 2015, she essayed one of her best Bollywood roles, in the movie Hunterr
which also stars Gulshan Devaiah
. Her 2016 releases include Marathi movies viz. YZ
, Jaudya Na Balasaheb
, Family Katta, Vazandar, and Rakshas. Her 2019 release includes Girlfriend
. Her 2020 releases include Cookie and Ashleel Udyog Mitra Mandal.