Zankhana Sheth or Zankhana Desai is an Indian television actress who appeared in the Indian drama soap,
, on Star Plus. She played the role of Devki Purushottam Nanavati. Zankhana had a mild heart attack in the year 2009, the same year she did this serial, so the production had to change the script for her absence.
Zankhana started her career in theater. She has done 40 stage plays and 35 Gujarati movies, including the Man No Manigar, under the production of Mahendra and Pankaj Patel.
Zankhana Sheth is the sister of Shobhana Desai, the producer of Hamari Devrani. She also made an appearance on some of Shobhana’s projects such as Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka, where she essayed the role of Panna Sanat Nanvati on Sony TV. This serial is one of the longest running serials in India. She also appeared in the Gujarati serial, Thodi Khushi Thode Gham, where she played the role of Dayaben.
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Zankhana Sheth or Zankhana Desai is an actress on Indian television, who is a very well-known theater artist too and started her career with theater. Apart from theater and television, she is a well-known face in Gujarati films. She has to her name 40 stage plays and is seen in 35 Gujarati movies.
Among the many performances she has given, Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka, is a daily soap that ran from 1999-2002. A serial directed by her sister,
, it became widely famous. It was a daily soap that is known to run the longest on Sony TV, having 1000 episodes to its bag. Zankhana was seen as a character named Panna Sanat Nanavati. The serial was about a Gujarati joint family and dealt with the various kinds of problems and differences that an Indian joint family has. It had a Gujarati dubbed version that was named Sapna Na Vavetar.
She was last seen essaying the role of Devki Purushottam Nanavati in a serial presented by Star Plus named Hamari Devrani. This soap premiered on the 28th of May, 2008, and had to its name 951 episodes with two seasons. Her role in the serial was that of an old widowed woman. She heads the family in Ahmedabad known as Nanavati family, that is very popular and extremely rich. She is known more by the name of Devkiben, and has six sons and five daughter-in-laws. This daily soap’s basic storyline revolves around an Indian household and the regular family drama that happens within it. Other than these serials, Zankhana was also seen in another of her sister, Shobhna’s directorial project, Thodi Khushi Thode Gham, which is also a TV production and she was seen portraying the character of Dayaben in it. Another of her extremely famous work is a Gujarati movie, Kanku Pagla, which was a huge hit. She was hospitalized in the year 2009 for a mild heart attack.