Her success as a model for Sunsilk, Boroplus and other brands, she made her debut on the television screen in Ekta Kapoor’s highly successful soap Kabhi Sautan Kabhie Saheli During her time on the soap she also made her Hindi film debut with the 2003 horror film Kucch To Hai, produced by Balaji Telefilms and her innocent look awarded her the role of sweet and bubbly Tasshu. She later worked for Balaji Telefilms again in the films Krishna Cottage, a supernatural thriller; and Koi Aap Sa, a movie featuring the live-in relationship. She she was working in Ekta Kapoor’s mega serial Kavyanjali, playing the role of Anjali. Other than her mainstream Hindi film and TV screen performances, she also worked in some South-Indian movies including ‘nenupelliki ready’ and ‘thotti gang’. She even acted in ‘Nuvvu Mennu (You and Me)’ which was a super hit telugu movie, later the movie had been remade with the name ‘Yeh Dil’ in Hindi with Ekta Kapoor’s brother Tusshar Kapoor. Her movie Yeh Dil, Silsiilay, Koi Aap Sa, Just Married, Sreeram, Nenunnanu, Ninne Istapaddanu, Samurai, Sukran etc.
Anita Hassanandani Reddy (born as Anita Hassanandani, 14 April 1981 In Bombay,Maharashtra) is an Indian actress who has acted in multilingual films and serials. she started acting in serial Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii (2001). Her debut in movies was through a Tamil movie named Varushamellam Vasantham. Her Bollywood debut was through, Kucch To Hai in 2003 and became a household name as the lead Anjali in the hit television series Kkavyanjali. She is currently seen as Shagun Arora in Ye Hai Mohabbatein.
Anita has appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Punjabi films. After appearing as a model for EverYuth, Sunsilk, Boroplus and other brands, she made her debut on the television in daytime soap Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii. She made her debut in Tamil Film with the movie Samurai in 2002 in a supporting role. She made her Hindi film debut with the 2003 Thriller film Kucch To Hai. She later worked in the films Krishna Cottage, a supernatural thriller; and Koi Aap Sa. She also starred in the television show Kavyanjali, playing the protagonist Anjali, a middle class girl marrying into a business tycoon’s family. Other than her mainstream Bollywood film and television screen performances, she also worked in some South Indian movies including Nenu Pelliki Ready, Thotti Gang and Nuvvu Nenu which later was remade as Yeh Dil in Hindi with Tusshar Kapoor. She appeared in a song in a Telugu movie, Nenunnanu.
Since 2013, she appears in the role of Shagun Arora on the television show Ye Hai Mohabbatein. She was a wild card entry in season 8 of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
Anita married corporate professional Rohit Reddy in Goa on 14 October 2013.