Anita Hassanandani (born 14 April 1981) is an Indian actress primarily working in Hindi serials as well as Hindi, Telugu and Tamil films who is best known for her portrayals of Anjali, Shagun Arora and Vishakha Khanna in Ekta Kapoor's productions Kkavyanjali, Yeh Hai Mohabbatein and Naagin respectively.
14 April 1981
|Other names||Anita Hassanandani Reddy|
Hassanandani was born into a Sindhi family in Mumbai on 14 April 1981. Hassanandani married corporate professional Rohit Reddy in Goa on 14 October 2013. On 10 October 2020, she announced her pregnancy in an Instagram video featuring Reddy and herself. The couple had their first child, a boy on 9 February 2021. They named their son as Aaravv Reddy.
Hassanandani made her debut on television with Idhar Udhar Season 2. She made her film debut in Tamil with Samurai in 2002 although Varushamellam Vasantham released first. She made her Hindi film debut with the 2003 thriller Kucch To Hai. She later worked in the films Krishna Cottage, a supernatural thriller; and Koi Aap Sa. She also starred in the television show Kavyanjali, playing the protagonist Anjali, a middle-class girl marrying into a business tycoon's family. Other than her mainstream Bollywood film and television screen performances, she has also worked in some South Indian movies including Nenu Pelliki Ready, Thotti Gang and Nuvvu Nenu which later was remade as Yeh Dil in Hindi with Tusshar Kapoor. She appeared in a song in a Telugu movie, Nenunnanu. She also starred in Kannada blockbuster movie Veera Kannadiga opposite Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar
Since 2013, she has appeared in the role of Shagun Arora on the television show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. She was a wild card entry in season 8 of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. From June 2018 to May 2019, she played Vishakha a.k.a. Vish in Ekta Kapoor's Naagin 3.
|2002||Thotti Gang||Venkata Lakshmi||Telugu|
|2003||Kucch To Hai||Natasha||Hindi|
|2003||Yeh Dil||Vasundhara Yadav||Hindi|
|2003||Aadanthe Ado Type||Brinda||Telugu|
|2003||Nenu Pelliki Ready||Savitri||Telugu|
|2005||Koi Aap Sa||Simran / Simi||Hindi|
|2006||Gandugali Kumara Rama||Ratna||Kannada|
|2008||Idi Sangathi||Item number||Telugu|
|2009||Ek Se Bure Do||Payal||Hindi|
|2010||Benny and Babloo||Esha / Sarita||Hindi|
|2010||Ragada||Unnamed banker||Telugu||Cameo appearance|
|2011||Aha Naa Pellanta||Madhu||Telugu|
|2012||Genius||Special appearance in song "Dibari Dibari"||Telugu|
|2014||Ragini MMS 2||Gina||Hindi|
|2014||Yaaran Da Katchup||Simrath||Punjabi|
|2000||Hare Kanch Ki Choodiyan||Nisha|
|2001–2002||Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii||Tanushree|
|2002–2003||Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat||Arti|
|2003||Kohi Apna Sa||Kareena|
|2005||Kasautii Zindagii Kay||Guest / Anjali (to promote Kkavyanjali|
|2005–2006||Kkavyanjali||Anjali Kkavya Nanda / Anjum Salve|
|2006||Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan||Guest (as Anjali)|
|Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii|
|Karam Apnaa Apnaa|
|2007–2008||Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi||Sanchi Nakul Virani|
|2008||Kya Dill Mein Hai||Tapur|
|Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki||Draupadi / Panchali|
|2008–2009||Kasamh Se||Anita Kapadia|
|2008||Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil||Shruti|
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 1||Contestant|
|Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo||Host|
|2010||Anhoniyon Ka Andhera||Anahita Mallik|
|2011||Kitchen Champion 4||Contestant|
|Teri Meri Love Stories||Simran|
|Gutur Gu 2||Anita Ahuja|
|Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai||Paridhi|
|2012–2014||Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya||Anchor|
|2012||Lakhon Mein Ek||Neelam Kapoor (Episode 11)|
|Teri Meri Love Stories||Simran Ravi Sharma (Episode 3)|
|2013||Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon||Sanya|
|Yeh Hai Aashiqui||Priyanka|
|2013–2019||Yeh Hai Mohabbatein||Shagun Arora/Shagun Raman Bhalla/Shagun Abhimanyu Raghav|
|2014||MTV Fanaah||Preet/Dr. Yamini|
|2014–2015||Box Cricket League 1||Contestant|||
|Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8||Contestant|
|2015–2017||Comedy Nights Bachao|
|Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant||Priya|
|Box Cricket League 2||Contestant|||
|Bigg Boss 9||Guest|||
|Bigg Boss 10|||
|Bigg Boss 11||Guest|
|2018||Sajan Re Phir Se Jhoot Mat Bolo||Jaya|
|Box Cricket League 3||Contestant|
|2018–2019||Naagin 3||Naagin Vishakha Khanna/Vish/Ramona Roy/Raima|
|2018||Bigg Boss 12||Guest|||
|2019||Khatra Khatra Khatra||Contestant|
|Kitchen Champion 5|
|Box Cricket League 4|
|Nach Baliye 9|||
|2020||Naagin 4||Naagin Vishakha Khanna/Vish/Mundika|
|Naagin 5||Naagin Vishakha Khanna/Vish|
|2018||Galti Se Mis-Tech||Dhara Sehgal||ALT Balaji|||
|2019||Teri Yaad||Rahat Fateh Ali Khan||Sunny Brown||With Rohit Reddy|||
|Peerh Meri||Pearl V Puri||Released by T-Series|||
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|2005||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actress (Jury)||Kkavyanjali|
|Indian Telly Awards||Best Onscreen Couple
(With Eijaz Khan)
|2006||Best Actress In Lead Role|
|2014||Gold Awards||Best Actress In A Negative Role (Popular)||Ye Hai Mohabbatein|
|2015||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actress In A Negative Role (Jury)|
|2019||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actress in Supporting Role (Popular)||Naagin 3|||
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