Saloni Aswani is an Indian film actress and model. After finishing her education, Saloni Aswani ventured into modelling, appearing in various television advertisements. Saloni Aswani went on to pursue a career in acting, debuting in the Hindi film Dil Pardesi Ho Gayaa (2003), following which she starred in several South Indian films, failing to achieve notable commercial success. Saloni Aswani gained notice through her performances in S. S. Rajamouli’s Maryada Ramanna (2010), leading to roles in further high-profile Telugu productions.
Saloni Aswani was born in Ulhasnagar, Maharashtra into a Sindhi-speaking family as vandana. Her father was an assistant commissioner of narcotics. The family moved to CGS quarters at Wadala, Mumbai, when she was around 5 years old. After completing school, Saloni Aswani enrolled at the Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University (SNDT) near New Marine Lines/Churchgate, Mumbai, and graduated in Psychology.
Saloni Aswani appeared in several television advertisements like Vaseline, Lifebuoy, Parachute Oil, Moove, Chic Shampoo, Three Roses tea and Meera soaps. Throughout her academic career, she had always participated in dramas, especially mimicking Sridevi.
In 2012, Saloni Aswani played a lead female role in Bodyguard alongside Venkatesh and Trisha Krishnan. With regard to her performance, critic Amukurajah Das from Cinegoer.com said: ” Saloni Aswani shines through the film and projects her expressions convincingly…”. She next appeared in Adhinayakudu opposite Balakrishna and two Kannada films Lakshmi and Benki Birugali.
June 1, 1987
Ulhasnagar, Maharashtra, India