Saumya Tandon

Saumya Tandon (born 3 November 1980) is an Indian television and film actress, host. She is well known for playing the lead role in the comedy series Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai!. She is also known for hosting shows like Dance India Dance, Bournvita Quiz Contest, Entertainment Ki Raat (Season-2) on Colors TV etc.

Saumya Tandon
Saumya Tandon at Elle Beauty Awards 2016 (14) (cropped).jpg
Tandon in 2016
Born (1984-11-03) 3 November 1984 (age 37)
  • Model
  • Actress
  • Television Personality
Years active2006–present
Known forBhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai! Jab We Met
Saurabh Devendra Singh
(m. 2016)

Early lifeEdit

Tandon was born in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on 3 November 1984.[2][3] The family shifted to Ujjain where she did her schooling from St. Mary's Convent School.[2] Her father, B.G.Tandon, is a writer and was a professor in a university in Ujjain.[4]


Tandon took up modelling assignments early in her career and was the "Femina Cover Girl First Runner Up" 2006[5] She co-hosted Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout (based on the Wipeout format) with Shah Rukh Khan in 2011.[6][7][8] She has hosted Dance India Dance for three seasons, for which she got the Best Anchor award too. She co-hosted Bournvita Quiz Contest, along with Derek O'Brien for three seasons.[9] In Imtiaz Ali's Jab We Met, starring Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor, she played the role of Kareena's character's sister Roop.[10] She also hosted LG Mallika-e-Kitchen for three seasons.

In 2015, Tandon started playing the role of Anita in the comedy serial Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain!. She is also known as "gori mem" from the serial.[11] In 2018, she hosted Entertainment ki Raat Season 2 on Colors TV.[12]

On 21 August 2020, she quit Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain!.[13][14]

Personal lifeEdit

Tandon is very reluctant to talk about her private life.[15] In 2016, she married her boyfriend Saurabh Devendra Singh.[1] Before marriage, she dated him for 10 years. She is inspired by Akshay Kumar for her fitness.[11] She likes to wear different style of clothes. She told this by saying:

We see on TV is that actresses wear the same kind of saris, but the colours keep changing. They look as if they are in a manufacturing unit. However, I have kept my outfits quite distinct from each other. There is no over dressing... I just follow one mantra, "less is more"..[16]

Tandon gave birth to a boy in 2019.[17][18]


Year Title Role Notes Ref Language
2007 Jab We Met Roop Dhillon Debut film [19] Hindi
2011 Welcome to Punjab Preet Opposite Sarbjit Cheema [20][21] Punjabi


Tandon started her career with TV serial Aisa Des Hai Mera and subsequently hosted a number of TV shows.[19][22]

Year Title Role
2006 Aisa Des Hai Mera Rusty Deol
2007-2008 Meri Awaz Ko Mil Gayi Roshni Ria Sahani
2008 Saas v/s Bahu Contestant
2011–2014 Bournvita Quiz Contest (seasons 1, 2 and 3) Host
2010–2013 Mallika-E-Kitchen (seasons 2, 3 and 4) Host
2011 Comedy Circus Ke Taansen Host
2011 Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout Host
2009-2012 Dance India Dance (season 1, 2 & 3) Host
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil (Saina Nehwal Episode) Special Appearance
2015–2020 Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai! Anita Vibhuti Narayan Mishra [23]
2018 Entertainment Ki Raat Host

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai actor Saumya Tandon ties the knot".
  2. ^ a b "Unseen Photo: कॉलेज के दिनों में ऐसी दिखती थीं टीवी की 'गोरी मेम'". NDTVIndia. 28 October 2017. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Saumya Tandon: I will never participate in Bigg Boss as I am a very private person". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 24 February 2018.
  4. ^ "स्टेज पर जाने से मना करने पर मां से चांटा खा चुकी हैं Tv की 'अनीता भाभी'". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 3 November 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Did You Know 'Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hain' Fame Saumya Tandon was a Femina Cover Girl First Runner Up? More Details About Her Inside!". dailybhaskar. 3 February 2018. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  6. ^ Television: Dream come true Hindustan Times, New Delhi, 25 December 2010
  7. ^ "Kushal Punjabi Wins Zor Ka Jhatka". NDTV Movies. 26 February 2011. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011.
  8. ^ "Kushal Punjabi wins 'Zor Ka Jhatka' IANS". The Times of India. 26 February 2011.
  9. ^ "The Times of India: Latest News India, World & Business News, Cricket & Sports, Bollywood". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 31 December 2013.
  10. ^ "Saumya says no to play Geet's sister". The Times of India. 2 February 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  11. ^ a b "Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hai's Saumya Tandon reveals her diet, fitness and beauty secrets". Hindustan Times.
  12. ^ "Hindustan Times e-Paper". Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  13. ^ Trivedi, Tanvi (20 August 2020). "Saumya Tandon: I don't see myself being a part of 'Bhabi Ji...' for another five years - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  14. ^ "Confirmed! Saumya Tandon Quits Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain, Says 'August 21 is My Last Day of Shoot'". India News, Breaking News, Entertainment News | 20 August 2020. Retrieved 23 August 2020.
  15. ^ "Saumya Tandon: I will never participate in Bigg Boss as I am a very private person". Hindustan Times.
  16. ^ "Saumya Tandon: I'm very particular about my look". The Times of India.
  17. ^ "Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain actress Saumya Tandon blessed with a baby boy". The Times of India. 19 January 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  18. ^ "Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain Actress Saumya Tandon Blessed with a Baby Boy". News18. 19 January 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  19. ^ a b "Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai Actress Saumya Tandon". NDTV. 13 November 2018. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
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  22. ^ "New mom Saumya Tandon pens a powerful post on Women's Day". India Today. 8 March 2019. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  23. ^ ""Wasn't Exciting Enough Any More": Saumya Tandon Quits Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai". NDTV. Retrieved 21 August 2020.

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