Sandeep Toshniwal is an Indian businessman better know for his alleged relationship with actress Karisma Kapoor. Sandeep and Karisma were reportedly dating for last three years and were often seen attending parties and social gatherings until they split in October this year.
Sandeep was born in the year 1974 in Mumbai, India and is 44 years of age.
With a quite intimidating personality, Sandeep is 5’11” tall and weighs around 75 Kg. He has black hair and black eyes.
Sandeep belongs to a business class Hindu-Marwari family. His father SS Toshniwal was a businessman while his mother was a homemaker. He has one elder brother, Sanjay Toshniwal (also a businessman) and one elder sister.
Sandeep was an ace performer throughout his eduction. He completed his schooling from Green Lawns High School, Mumbai and went to H R College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. To pursue a degree in Masters in Management Studies, Sandeep went to Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.
He has done other degree courses from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai and Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.
Sandeep Toshniwal is a very accomplished businessman and an entrepreneur. He started his career by working in the sales and trading department of Lehman Brothers.
He then went on to start a lifestyle company for youth by the name YouthPlanet with his four friends which wasn’t very successful. In 1999 he founded the pharmaceutical company Eurolife Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., of which he is the founder and CEO. His company is expanded in 18 other countries and has its presence is numerous cities across India.
Toshniwal married his wife Ashrita in the year 2003 and they have two daughters together, Tanya and Nisha Toshniwal. Ashrita is an Orthodontist by profession and practices in Mumbai.
In 2017 the couple split and eventually divorced following Sandeep’s alleged relationship with actress Karisma Kapoor. Reportedly, Sandeep started dating Karisma while he was married to Ashrita because his relationship with Ashrita was estranged for a long time. The couple was under a bitter divorce battle for the last seven years and Sandeep’s closeness to Karisma just added fuel to the fire. Sandeep was granted divorce from Ashrita in 2017 and the custody of their two daughters rests with Ashrita. Apart from this, according to the list of settlement, Sandeep’s two daughters will get Rs. 3 crore each and Ashrita will get their apartment and Rs. 2 crore.
Post his divorce, rumours sparked of Sandeep and Karisma tying the knot soon. Although the couple never acknowledged their relationship publicly, they were seen together on a number of occasions. They were regularly seen visiting Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan’s house together for get togethers. The couple also made their relationship almost official by meeting each others’ families. The duo also attended Anil Kapoor’s Diwali bash at his residence. Prior to this, the couple attended Arbaaz Khan’s 50th birthday bash at his residence. The air was cleared recently by Karisma’s father Randhir Kapoor when he publicly spoke about his daughter’s relationship status. Father Randhir Kapoor refuted the rumours of his daughter’s near future wedding and said there was absolutely no truth in it. He stated that he has discussed the subject of marriage with his daughter but she does not seem keen at all. Karisma’s only focus at this moment is to focus on her kids, Samaira and Kiaan. Her divorce from her husband was a rather tedious one which she handled with a lot of dignity according to Randhir Kapoor.
Randhir Kapoor denied of any knowledge of her daughter’s relationship with Sandeep. He said that his daughter is a single woman and has a lot of friends and even if she’s seen in public with someone then there’s nothing wrong with it.
As of December 2018, the couple and reportedly split up. According to some of Karisma’s friends and other close sources, the reason for the couple’s split is Karisma’s unwillingness to remarry. Sources also stated that its a mutual decision and even after the split-up, Sandeep and Karisma remain amicable.
While no one really knows the inside story but we wish them happy lives!
- Sandeep loves to read and loves going for swimming in his free time.
- He plays chess, football and tennis on regular basis.
- He was a brilliant student.
- HIs family has many Bollywood connections. Even before Sandeep was born his father’s name was famous in 1980s for manufacturing audio and video cassette.
- He lived in a posh locality of Mumbai with his family but later moved out due to an Income Tax raid.
While time has been a little rough on Sandeep following his divorce and his alleged split up from Karisma Kapoor, all we wish for the tycoon is immense success in his professional and personal life.