Saloni Aswani

Saloni Aswani

Saloni Aswani (1977-0) is a Kannada Actress known for the movies Shivam(2015), Lakshmi(2013), Mr. Theertha(2010)

Other NamesVandani Aswani
Date Of Birth1 June 1987
Age36 years 11 months 29 days
Place Of BirthUlhasnagar, Maharashtra
Zodiac Signgemini
Mother TongueSindhi
MotherNaina Aswani
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Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Height1.65 m or 5 feet 5 inches
HobbyWatching movies, Sports, Clubbing
Favorite ActorNagarjuna
Weight57 kg
Languages KnownEnglish, Hindi, Sindhi


Saloni Aswani is an Indian movie actress, model & is seen in other versatile roles. She has appeared in many language films, including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada.

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Childhood, Family & Personal Life

Saloni Aswani was born as Vandani Aswani on Wednesday, 1 June 1977 to Naina Aswani (Mother) in Ulhasnagar, Maharashtra to a Sindhi Speaking family. Her father is a retired assistant commissioner of narcotics.

Education: Saloni studied at Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University, Mumbai for her graduation in Psychology.

Saloni attended classes in acting in Ashok Kumar's Academy of Dramatic Arts.


Saloni started her career in modelling before changing to acting. She has endorsed products like:

  • Vaseline: Petroleum Jelly for skin protection
  • Lifebuoy: A soap & other health related roducts
  • Parachute Oil: A coconut hair oil company
  • Moov: A Pain remedy product.
  • Chic Shampoo: A hair shampoo
  • Three Roses tea: One of India's most famous Tea brands.
  • Meera soaps: A herbal beauty soap.
  • Cadbury: Chocolate brand
  • Alukka Jewelry: Jewelry brand, especially famous in the south
  • Nirma: Country's most famous detergent powder once upon a time

Bollywood Debut: Saloni made her debut through Dil Pardesi Ho Gayaa (2003), a 2003 romantic drama Bollywood movie directed by Saawan Kumar Tak with with Kapil Jhaveri, Amrish Puri, Ashutosh Rana.

Telugu Debut: Next came her first Telugu movie titled Dhana 51(2005), An action film directed by R. Surya Kiran with Sumanth, Ali.

Tamil Debut: Saloni's Tamil debut was through Madurai Veeran(2007), an action-romance film directed by Vincent Selva with Githish Ramesh in the lead along with Saloni.

Kanada Debut: Saloni entered Kannada films through Upendra's Budhivanta(2008), a comedy Drama directed by Ramnath Rugvedi, with Upendra, Pooja gandhi.

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2012: Bodyguard: Excellent Actress in a Supporting Role (SIIMA Award)


Saloni Aswani: Photos, Pictures

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Saloni Aswani: Videos

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Saloni Aswani Interview 2
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Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. Saloni likes comedy characters. She likes watching "Pogo" & "Noddy" (little wooden puppet) is her favorite character. She likes any comedy & dance shows.
  2. Both "Maryada Ramanna" & "Telugammayi" which had lots of Train scenes were big hits, she jokes " It appears like the train journey is bringing luck to me."
  3. Music director "Devi Sri Prasad" is her favorite director, also for the reason he is her friend.
  4. Saloni Aswani was part of "Kala Sansad", a theatre group
  5. She doesn't like Tattoos & Piercings, especially on men:) she doesn't have a Tattoo & even scared of going to blood tests.
  6. After her repeated appearances in Telugu movies, she has picked up the language, and promises she will be fluent in near future.
  7. Saloni likes wearing simple, comfortable dresses rather than those which need continuous attention
  8. Sridevi and Soundarya are Saloni's favorite actresses and idols.
  9. She wishes she could control her temper
  10. She doesn't like getting early in the morning
  11. She likes Diamonds, Saloni loves perfumes.
  12. Saloni participated in College Co-curricular activities like Dramas when in college.
  13. Saloni was little upset that the producers of Kannada movie Mr.Theertha neither invited her during release nor included her in the promotion.
  14. Saloni as a young girl liked acted, she was a fan of Sridevi, while growing up she would mimic Sridevi.
  15. She likes chocolates, she has taken to eating lot of coffee beans
  16. While shooting for the movie "Telugammayi" in one of the scenes she had to ride the horse, she fell off the horse & hurt herself, but luckily there was no danger.
  17. If she wasn't an actress she wanted to become either a Lawyer or an Air hostess
  18. Among musicians she likes Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Akon
  19. Saloni loves men with normal body, six packs scare her, "too muscular" she says
  20. Her ideal date is one on beach (she is scared of water though, She doesn't know swimming), hilltop, greenery.
  21. Sawaan Kumar Tak renamed "Vandani Aswani" to "Saloni Aswani" for his movie Dil Pardesi Ho Gaya(2003). Saloni means "Beautiful"
  22. She likes Venkatesh for his friendly, soft, introverted character
  23. She confesses of her crush on Tollywood actors Mahesh Babu & Junior NTR.
  24. Saloni likes to act in double roles like in movies "Seeta Geeta" and "Chal Baaz"
  25. She is into Meditation, Tarot card reading, Meditation & spiritual stuff
  26. She cooks occasionally.
  27. Saloni's Mother is very supportive of Saloni's career, her father a retired assistant commissioner of narcotics did not like her taking up job glamour industry.

Saloni Aswani: Filmography (5)

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2015 Shivam[Actress(Bhavani)]
2013 Lakshmi[Actress]
2010 Mr. Theertha[Actress(Nayana)]
2009 Dubai Babu[Actress]
2008 Buddhivantha[Actress(Shanthi)]


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  1. On director Rajamouli "SS Rajamouli is like an actor. He enacts each and every scene with minute expressions and explains nuances."