Sakshi Gulati was born to a Punjabi army family in the city of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh. Being a part of Army family she had travelled far and wide since her childhood. While she pursued her primary education from DPS in Shimla, she completed her graduation course in the field of economics from the University of Delhi. As a child, she has been well versed Kathak, basic acting knowledge, swimming and salsa, horse riding and also a great reader. She first broke through this glamour world after being awarded as the runner-up in Femina Miss India in the year 2007.
Since then, she has made a lot of progress in the field of modelling walking the ramps for some big brands like the fashion week presented by Wills Lifestyle and also as a show stopper for famous designers in the country
, Manav Gangwani, Ashima-Leena and others. Her popularity as a model earned her the opportunity to be a part of the print campaigns for brands like Samsung, Delhi Times and many more. She has also done some video ads for some brands like Ponds and Diva Sarees. This modelling career allowed her a break into the silver screen world.
Her first debut came in as the role of Iya in the film named Contract directed by Ram Gopal Verma in the year 2008. Before this, she also did some small roles like Sweety in Delhi Heights. However, Ram Gopal Verma’s film earned her various offers like Emotional Atyachaar and one of the many Telegu films like KSD Appalaraju. She still continues to act in some Bollywood and Telegu films. Her new ventures in the include Chitrangada (a Telegu cinema) under the banner of Sri Vignesh Karthik Cinema and also an unnamed comedy film in Hindi.