Sakshi Shivanand (born 15 April 1977) is an Indian actress, who has appeared in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi films. Her most notable work is Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai which was directed by Anubhav Sinha and co-starred Priyanshu Chatterjee, Om Puri and Farida Jalal. She has also lent her voice to Cinderella in The Story of Cinderella, a popular animation television series which was telecast in India on Just Kids! on Sahara TV.
Shivanand made her debut in Bollywood in 1996. During her early career, she starred in the Aditya Pancholi-starrer Zanjeer (1998). She later shot to fame within a short span of time in Tollywood. She acted with many big heroes in Telugu cinema. Her debut in Telugu was with Chiranjeevi in the film Master. She later on acted with Nagarjuna Akkineni in the film Seetharamaraju. She also acted with Nandamuri Balakrishna in the film Vamsoddarakudu. She also acted in Simharasi opposite Rajasekhar, and also in Yuvaraju opposite Maheshbabu. She acted in the Telugu film Rajahamsha opposite Abbas. She also starred in the socio-fantasy film Yamajathakudu along with Mohan Babu. In 2000, she featured in the film Yuvaraju along with Mahesh Babu and Simran Bagga. She performed an item song in the 2008 released film Homam which was directed by J.D. Chakravarthy.
She has a younger sister Shilpa Anand, who is a television actress.