Tena Babbar Desae is an Indian actress born on 24th February 1987. She is best known for her role as Siya Agasthi in the recent Bollywood movie - Table No. 21. She has also acted in international movies like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, an English comedy-drama. Born to Gujarati father and Telugu mother, Tena was raised in Bangalore. She holds a Business Management degree from National Institute of Management, with specialization in finance.
She is also very versatile with languages and speaks five languages fluently. Tena rose to fame with her participation in the reality show Get Gorgeous.
Although she did not bag awards in the contest, she was offered a modeling contract with the sponsors of the show - Elite Model Media Management. She has been modeling ever since then in 2007 and has been featured in more than a hundred commercials. Her acting debut took place with the movie
in 2011, after which she appeared in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and its sequel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. She also appeared in the Netflix drama Series8 and had been featured in the Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar of 2012.