Sai Tamhankar

Sai Tamhankar (Pronunciation: [səiː t̪aːmɦəɳkəɾ]; born 25 June 1986) is an Indian actress known for her work in Marathi and Hindi language film and television.[1]

Sai Tamhankar
Sai Tamhankar at the Lakme Fashion Week 2018 – Day 5 (12) (cropped).jpg
Tamhankar in 2018
Born (1986-06-25) 25 June 1986 (age 35)
Years active2008-present
Amey Gosavi
(m. 2013; div. 2015)

Early lifeEdit

Sai Tamhankar was born on 25 June 1986 in Sangli, Maharashtra, India.[2][failed verification] and studied at Savarkar Pratisthan.[1] She was a state level Kabaddi player and has an orange belt in karate as well.[3] She got into acting through a play directed by her mother's friend. Her second play, Aadhe Adhure, won her the Best Actress award, at an inter-college theater competition.[4]



After her stint in plays, she was offered roles in Marathi television shows and was seen in Ya Gojirvanya Gharat, Agnihotra, Sathi Re and Kasturi.[4] In 2008, Tamhankar made her on-screen debut starring in Subhash Ghai's crime thriller Black & White. She made her Marathi cinema debut through Sanai Chaughade in the same year.[5] Tamhankar also proceeded to work in the Aamir Khan starrer Ghajini .[3]

In 2015, she was seen in Classmates, directed by Aditya Sarpotdar.[5] Next, she was seen as Jyotsana in Hunterrr. She also essayed Bipasha Basu's character Bobby in the Marathi remake of No Entry, titled No Entry Pudhe Dhokha Aahey.[4] In 2016, she played Kaveri in Vazandar, directed by Sachin Kundalkar, where her performance was appreciated.[5] In the same year, she was also seen in Family Katta. Mihir Bhanage, writing for the Times of India said, "....Kiran Karmarkar as the eldest brother is fantastic and so is Sai Tamhankar, the rebel....".[6] In 2018, she was seen playing Anjali, a pimp in Love Sonia, for which she had to gain 10 kg of weight.[7] She is seen in the July 2019 movie Girlfriend, opposite Amey Wagh.[8]

Other venturesEdit

She owns Kolhapuri Maavle, a wrestling team in the Zee Maharashtra Kusti Dangal.[2][9]



Year Title Role Language Notes
2008 Black & White Nimmo Kirtan Singh Hindi
Sanai Choughade Sayee Marathi
Picnic Esha Marathi
Ghajini Sunita's friend Hindi
2009 Haay Kaay....Naay Kaay Priya Marathi
Be Dune Saade Char Rashmi Marathi
2010 Ajab Lagnachi Gajab Gosht Priya Marathi
City of Gold/Lalbaug Parel Shalu Marathi/Hindi
Mission Possible Marathi
Rita Sangeeta Marathi
2011 Zhakaas Marathi
Raada Rox Marathi
Don Ghadicha Daav Marathi
2012 No Entry Pudhe Dhoka Aahey Bobby Marathi
Aaghor Marathi
Dhagedore Marathi
2013 Pune 52 Neha Marathi
Wake Up India Anjali Hindi
Balak Palak Neha Marathi
Zapatlela 2 Reporter Marathi
Duniyadari Shirin Marathi
Time Please Radhika Marathi
Anumati Marathi
Mangalashtak Once More Shalini Marathi
Tendulkar Out Marathi
Ashach Eka Betavar Marathi
2014 Guru Purnima Purnima Marathi
Por Baazar Marathi
Pyaar Vali Love Story Alia Marathi
Postcard Jaya Marathi
Sau Shashi Deodhar Marathi
2015 Classmates Appu Marathi
Hunterrr Jyotsna Hindi
3:56 Killari Marathi
Tu Hi Re Nandini Marathi
2016 YZ Parna Rekha Marathi
Jaundya Na Balasaheb Marathi
Family Katta Manju Marathi
Vazandar Kaveri Jadhav Marathi [10]
2017 Solo Sati Malayalam/Tamil
2018 Rakshas Marathi
Love Sonia Anjali Indian Film [11]
2019 Girlfriend Alisha Marathi
Kulkarni Chaukatla Deshpande Jaya Marathi [12]
2020 Dhurala Harshada Marathi
2021 Medium Spicy Marathi (Yet to be released) [13]
Mimi Shama Hindi [14]
Navarasa Mallika Tamil


Web SeriesEdit

2021 Samantar 2 (MX Player Original)

2021 Navarasa (web series) (Netflix)


  • Most Natural Performance of the Year 2015 - झी गौरव[18]
  • Best Actress Gurupornima 2015 - संस्कृती कला दर्पण[18]
  • Most Powerful Women of the Year 2015 - (FEMINA Power List Maharashtra)[18]
  • Best Supporting Actress Classmates 2015 - NiFF मराठी[18]
  • Best Actress 2015 - Newsmakers Achievers[18]
  • Best Supporting Actress – Classmates (Maharashtra Cha Favorite Kon 2015)[18]
  • First Marathi Actress to get featured twice on the Cover Page of Femina Magazine in 2015.[18]
  • MFK 2018 - Favorite Popular Face
  • MFK 2018 - Favorite Actress
  • Maharashtra Achievers Award 2018- Entertainer of the year[18]
  • Times Power Woman Award - Young Achiever Award in Marathi Cinema[19]

Personal lifeEdit

She got engaged to Amey Gosavi, a Visual effects artist on 7 April 2012. They got married on 15 December 2013, but later divorced in 2015.[20]


  1. ^ a b "Sai Tamhankar: Movies, Photos, Videos, News, Biography & Birthday". eTimes. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Sai Tamhankar, Nagraj Manjule's team will come face-to-face in Wrestling Ground". Times Now News. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Sai Tamhankar lesser known facts". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  4. ^ a b c "Bold and beautiful". Filmfare. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  5. ^ a b c "Some of the Sai Tamhankar's movies you should not miss". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  6. ^ Family Katta Movie Review {3.5/5}: Critic Review of Family Katta by Times of India, retrieved 17 June 2019
  7. ^ "Sai Tamhankar gained 10 kg for 'Love Sonia'". Zee News. 27 August 2018. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  8. ^ "'Girlfriend' new teaser: Director Upendra Sidhaye gives us a glimpse of the story set to unfold - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Zee Maharashtra Kusti Dangal team owners, squads unveiled". TelevisionPost. 22 October 2018. Retrieved 4 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Sai Tamhankar and Priya Bapat in Vajandaar Upcoming Marathi Movie Sachin Kundalkar". 19 January 2016.
  11. ^ "Love Sonia: Sai Tamhankar portrays a friend one wouldn't want to have - Times of India". The Times of India.
  12. ^ "Sai Tamhankar's Next: 'कुलकर्णी चौकातला देशपांडे' सिनेमात सई ताम्हणकर धाडसी भूमिकेत". Times Now Marathi (in Marathi). 30 September 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  13. ^ Medium Spicy Movie: Showtimes, Review, Trailer, Posters, News & Videos | eTimes, retrieved 24 March 2020
  14. ^ "Sai Tamhankar joins the cast of the Kriti Sanon and Pankaj Tripathi in 'Mimi'". Tne Times of India. 31 October 2019. Retrieved 23 January 2021.
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  16. ^ "Sai Tamhankar Zee Talkies Celebrities detailed info online at".
  17. ^ "Maharashtrachi Hasyajatra Show on Sony Marathi - Host, Judges, Concept, Timings & Promo Details". Top Indian Shows. 21 August 2018.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h "Sai Tamhankar - DREAMERS".
  19. ^ "Times Power Women 2018 Honour Shabana Azmi, Schauna Chauhan and Other Achievers With Heart Of Gold - Women Of Worth". The Economic Times.
  20. ^ author/online-lokmat (8 January 2018). "पतीसोबत घटस्फोट घेतल्यानंतर सई ताम्हणकर पुन्हा पडली प्रेमात". Lokmat (in Marathi). Retrieved 17 June 2019.

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