Anita Hassanandani is a popular face of the television world today. However, her journey started a long way, almost 2 decades ago when she first stepped into the world of entertainment. 

Anita Hassanandani always had a love for acting. Through her journey, she has worked in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil films and TV shows. She is best known for her shows Kkavyanjali, Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, and Naagin. 

Where did it all start? How did she debut in showbiz? Read on to know her story as an actor and her thoughts on playing the role of a mother. 

The Beginning With Television

Anita Hassanandani made her debut with Idhar Udhar Season 2 in the year 1998 where she played the role of Anushka. She then also ventured into films and was seen in movies like Taal, Nuvvu Nenu among others. 

In the year 2003, she made her Bollywood film debut in the movie Kucch To Hai. She was also seen in the movies like Koi Aap Sa and Krishna Cottage. 

Later, she got into hard-core television drama with the show Kkavyanjali. 

Rising To Fame

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Though Anita Hassanandani became a known face with her show Kkayanjali, it was with her show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein which got her great recognition and made her a household name. She played the role of Shagun Arora on the show and managed to garner a lot of fan following with her character. 

She is also best known for playing the role of Vishakha on Naagin 3. 

Getting Married

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Anita Hassanandani got married to long-time beau Rohit Reddy in the year 2013. The two announced their pregnancy last year through a fun Instagram video. The two also participated in the couple dance reality show, Nach Baliye. She and her husband Rohit Reddy emerged as the first runner of Nach Baliye season 9. 

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Actor Turned Social Media Influencer

The actress has been quite active on her social media, especially Instagram and if you follow her, you know she has a lot of fun, interesting videos up there. From funny videos with her husband to useful skincare/health-related videos, she has been putting it all for her millions of fans. 

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Through her pregnancy, she shared all that she was up to during the lockdown period and even shared a lot of videos for moms-to-be. 

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Anita Hassanandani For HZ's Star Talk

For our women's day special, we had a special session with Anita Hassanandani and chatted about her journey in the industry and her new role as a mother. Anita Hassanandani and Rohit Reddy welcomed their baby boy, Aarav earlier in the month of February.

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While talking about her journey, she shared that once her career graph picked up, everything went smooth. She saw struggle initially but was able to get on track with time. Anita Hassanandani also shared that one must not stop following their dreams and should just keep working hard to reach their goals. 

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Anita Hassanandani was last seen on Naagin 5 last year in a cameo appearance. When we asked her about the pressures of getting back to work, she shared that work is not her priority at the moment. 

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She also talked about her new role of being a mother. Anita Hassanandani talked about her husband Rohit Reddy has been equally sharing the load with her through this phase. Talking about the physical and mental stress a new mom goes through, she said it all doesn't really matter when you have your baby in your arms and for her its the best feeling in the world!

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