Rakshanda is a former model and actress. She was also an anchor in the Indian television industry.
Rakshanda was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She was born in a Muslim family and attended Alexandra Girls English Institute. She graduated from St. Xaviers College with a B.A. in English Literature. She has two older brothers and one younger brother. She married actor Sachin Tyagi.
Rakshanda is best known for playing grey shaded characters like Mallika Seth in Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin. She also played the grey character Tanya Virani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thhi. She played the role of a villain Roshni Chopra in Kasamh Se. She is currently seen essaying the role of Public Prosecutor Ms. Pratigya in the highly popular Indian Courtroom drama show Adalat. She has dubbed in Hindi for a number of live action films like Iron Man and The Mummy.
She even dubbed for the Hindi release of The Incredibles that was released as Hum Hain Lajawab. She lent her voice to the character Helen Parr that was better known as Elastigirl. Her television career includes performances in shows like Kya Haadsa Kya Haqeeqat where she played the role of Devyani and Saara Akaash where she played the role of Sadia. Her performance as Kamayani in the show Kaajjal was appreciated throughout the industry.
She has been a contestant on the show Meethi Choori No. 1. She was the host on the show Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar. Another standout performance was when she was a contestant on Comedy Circus 20-20 with Rehmaan. Some of the other TV shows that she has been a part of include Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki where she played the role of Amba and Naaginn where she played the role of Mayuri.
- Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin
- Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
- Kya Haadsa Kya Haqeeqat
- Saara Akaash
- Kasamh Se
- Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki
- Kitani Mohabbat Hai
- Ammaji Ki Galli
- Devon Ke Dev – Mahadev
- Jhilmil Sitaaron Ka Angan Hoga
- Bade Achhe Lagte Hain
- Meethi Choori No 1
- Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar
- Comedy Circus 20 – 20
- Jodi Kamaal Ki
- Indian Idol 2
Date of Birth: September 27th, 1974
Age: 41 years
Spouse: Sachin Tyagi
Sun Sign: Libra