Anita Hassanandani WikiStunning beauty Anita Hassanandani is an Indian model, film and television actress. She is mainly recognized for acting in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada films. She made her bollywood debut with the 2003 Thriller film "Kucch To Hai" along with Tusshar Kapoor and Esha Deol. Other than her mainstream Bollywood film and television screen performances, she has also worked in some South Indian movies "Nenupelliki ready" and "Thotti gang". "Nuvvu Nenu" was a hit Telugu movie, later the movie was remade with the name "Yeh Dil" in Hindi with Tusshar Kapoor. She was also seen in MTV Fannah as Preet. Currently, she is playing the role of Shagun in the popular daily Soap 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein'. Fanaah.
BiographyAnita was born as Natassha on 14th April 1980 in Mumbai. Her father is a businessman and mother is a home maker. She completed her schooling and college in Bombay. She began her career as a model and has appeared in several print advertisements and TV commercials including Sunsilk, Boroplus, BSNL Mobile, Parle Krackjack, Shilpa Kakwani Winter Collection, Naturelle Coconut Oil, Moov Painkiller and Sprite. Anita was also seen in the celebrity reality show "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi" hosted by Akshay Kumar. She came into the limelight with her TV serial 'Kabhi Sautan Kabhi Saheli' and 'Kavyanjali'.
Personal ProfileName : Anita Hassanandani
Nick/Birth name : Natassha, Anjali and Ani
Date of birth : 14 April 1980
Age : 34 years
Birth place : Bombay, India
Height : 5'3"(approx)
Weight : 55 kg
Eye color : black
Hair color : Black
Language Known : Kannada, English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu
Occupation : Actress and Model
Debut Movie : Kucch To Hai (Hindi)
Shagun in Yeh Hai MohabbateinAnita Hassanandani is playing the role of Shagun in the daily soap Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. This is her first show post marriage. Shagun is the mother of Ruhi and ex-wife of Raman (Karan Patel). Coming from a small town, Shagun always aspired to be a model some day, but circumstances compelled her to marry and bear a kid. Although she has no affection for her husband or child, she maintains a close connection to reap monetary benefits whenever possible. About her character she said, "It is an exciting role because as a performer the role was challenging for me. I have never done something of this sort. It's slightly grey and selfish character. It is not an out-an-out negative character."
Yeh Hai AashiquiActress Anita Hassanandani was seen in the popular show Yeh Hai Aashiqui. She was seen essaying a romantic character in the first episode of the show followed by various unconventional love stories. The episode showcased the story of Tushar, a young photography student, who meets Priyanka (Anita), wife of an army officer and falls in love with her.
In Ragini MMS 2Anita Hassanandani was seen on big screen in movie Ragini MMS 2 alongwith Sunny Leone in the lead. She has played the role of Gina who is an art director. Gina is very cool and happening and very different from the roles she had played earlier. Gina was a very energetic and fun loving girl. Her look was very different and funky. Anita had coloured hair, tattoos all over the body and have piercings on her lips, ear and nose.
In MTV FannahAnita was seen playing the role of Preet, a witch but falls in love with a Vampire in MTV Fannah season 1. At the end, their true love meets a heart-wrenching end. I Season 2, she is playing the role of Dr.Yamini. Yamini is a very simple, young, medical intern, hailing from a middle-class background, with a mysterious story.
Latest NewsAnita Hassanandani aka Shagun has been roped in for the remake of Subhash Ghai's "Hero". About the news she said, "Yes, It's true. It's produced by Salman and directed by Nikhil Advani. It should release sometime next year. It's an exciting role, very unlike what I play in 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein'. yes, I am experimenting, taking up interesting work and working with great people."
FavouritesFavorite actor : Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite actress : Hema Malini
Favorite Show : Tomm and Jerry
Favorite Food : Fish curry and Roti
FilmographyKucch To Hai
Koi Aap Sa
Ek Se Bure Do
SerialsKabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Kya Dill Mein Hai
Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki
Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi
Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo
Teri Meri Love Stories
Gutur Gu Season 2
Yeh Hai Mohabbatein