Monica Nicholle Sandra Dewi Gunawan Basri (8 August 1983), often called as Sandra Dewi, is an Indonesian Top Actress, Model, Brand Ambassador, TV Host and Business woman who came to the attention of a mainstream audience for starring in the 2007 comedy Quickie Express, which propelled her onto Indonesia's A-list as well earned her the 2008 Indonesian Movie Award for Best Newcomer, followed by a successful soap opera ‘Cinta Indah‘ in 2008. She became one of the highest-paid actresses in Indonesia. The Catholic of Chinese origin was named as the most searched artist by Yahoo! Indonesia.
Landed on earth as the oldest of three children to Andreas Gunawan Basri and Chatarina Erliani, Sandra Dewi graduated from the London School of Public Relations. She often won various festival fashion shows when she was at school. Sandra Dewi was granted the Miss Enchanteur beauty contest and chosen as Tourism Envoy for West Jakarta.
Sandra Dewi has a close relationship with her two sister Kartika Dewi and Raymond Gunawan. She had experienced a romantic relationship for 2 years with an Entrebreneur.
- The meaning of the name Dewi: Beloved