Tanisha Mukherjee WikiTanisha Mukherjee is an Indian actress who is prominent in Hindi, Marathi, Telugu and Tamil industries. She is especially from Bengali-Marathi descent. She made her acting debut with the movie "Sssshhh..." in 2003. She got her first hit with Ram Gopal Varma's "Sarkar" alongwith great legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan. She was seen as one of the contestant in the reality show Bigg Boss 7. Currently, she is seen in Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 7.
BiographyThe beautiful actress Tanisha was born on 3 March 1981 in Mumbai. Before stepping into acting career, she has worked as a VJ in 1995 for Channel V. She was seen anchoring the famous show "BPL Oye". In 2006, she played the female lead character of Nikkita Bakshi "Nikki", in Neal N Nikki opposite Uday Chopra. She was also seen in movies like Popcorn Khao! Mast Ho Jao, Sarkar, Tango Charlie and in many more.
In Khatron Ke Khiladi season 7Tanisha Mukherjee is seen in season 7 of stunt based reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi which is hosted by Arjun Kapoor. She said, "Honestly, sometimes I jump without thinking, and I feel I have jumped into 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' without thinking. I'm very adventurous... I went on 'Bigg Boss', and that shows my spirit. How much more adventurous one can be."
Personal ProfileName : Tanisha Mukherjee
Home name : Tanisha
Birth place : Mumbai
Date of Birth/Birthday : 3 March 1981
Age : 34 years
Height : 5'1"
Sister : Kajol
Occupation : Actress
Sun sign : Capricorn
Eye color : Black
Hair color : Black
Languages known : Hindi, English, Marathi and Bengali
Latest NewsTanisha Mukherjee is all set to make her come back to films after a gap of four years. She will be seen in Jyothi Kapur Das's Abhi Nahi Toh Kabhi Nahi Abhi, which is being produced by Virender K Arora, Arjun N Kapoor and Mahesh Bhupathi. This romcom will revolve around a father (Pankaj Kapur) and his children Sanah Kapur (Pankaj's own daughter), Tanisha and a new actor. Tanisha's role has shades of a modern day girl in the flick.
CareerTanisha has started her career as VJ and then got her first break in bollywood movie "Sssshhh...". Her Tamil movie "Unnale Unnale" opposite Vinay Rai was successful at the box-office and helped her to nominate for Vijay Award for the Best Debut Actress. After a long gap of four years, now the actress will soon be seen in Jyothi Kapur Das's upcoming film Abhi Nahi Toh Kabhi Nahi Abhi.
FamilyTanisha Mukherjee was born in a filmy family, which has been working in Bollywood since 1940's. She was born to Shomu Mukherjee and yesteryears actress Tanuja. She is the younger sister of elegant actress Kajol and actor Ajay Devgan is her brother-in-law. Her cousins are Rani Mukherjee, Sharbani Mukherjee and Mohnish Behl, who are also Bollywood actors, whereas her cousin Ayan Mukerji is a director.
Her paternal grandfather Sashadhar Mukherjee, was a film director and producer in the Bombay film industry. Tanisha's grandmother Satirani Devi was the sister of three great film personalities Ashok Kumar, Anup Kumar and Kishore Kumar. Joy Mukherjee and Deb Mukherjee are her uncles.
Boyfriend/MarriageAccording to the sources, Neal 'N' Nikki fame couple Tanisha Mukherjee and Uday Chopra were seeing each other for two years but got split up. Later, the actress found her love in the bigg boss house. Tanisha started dating her co-contestant Armaan Kohli. But the duo broke off recently and now as per the reports, Tanisha Mukherjee is dating television actor Siddharth Shukla. The two were spotted getting cosy at a coffee shop recently. They were engrossed into each other. So much that they didn't realise that everyone was noticing them. They also supposedly hugged more than once. They bonded really well on the sets of Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. But Sidharth said that Tanishaa is just a co-star and nothing is brewing between them.
In Bigg Boss 7Tanisha has participated in the popular television reality show Bigg Boss season 7. She was the first runner up of the show.
In Gangs of HasseepursTanishaa Mukerji was seen as one of the judges in the show Gangs of Hasseepur alongwith Mandira Bedi.
InterviewYour favourite cuisine?
Is the way to a woman's heart also through the stomach?
No. The way to a woman's heart is to appreciate her cooking.
Which is that one food item you can never resist?
Between Kajol and you who's the bigger foodie?
I'm more gourmet while Kajol enjoys wholesome meals.
Which country according to you serves the most exotic food?
2004 Popcorn Khao! Mast Ho Jao
2005 Tango Charlie
2005 Neal N Nikki
2011 Be Careful
InterestsHobbies : Reading interesting books and Novels
Interest : Sports
Favourite food : Sweets and home-made food