Sanaya Irani, a name that resonates with talent, beauty, and versatility in the Indian film industry. The Bollywood Actress known for her captivating performances and charming personality, she has carved a niche for herself in Bollywood and has become a household name.
This blog post delves into the life and career of this remarkable actress, shedding light on her early life, personal relationships, career highlights, and more.
Early Life and Upbringing
Sanaya Irani was born on 17 September 1983 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She spent seven years in a boarding school in Ooty. After completing her schooling, she graduated from the prestigious Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai.
Initially, she had plans to pursue an MBA degree, but destiny had other plans and she stepped into the glamour world.
Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign
|Full Name||Sanaya Irani|
|Nickname||San and Sannu|
|Alternative Names(s) (also known as)||Sanaya Irani|
|Date of Birth||17 September 1983|
|Age (as of 2023)||40 years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Current Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Education Qualification||Graduated from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai|
|Hobbies and Interests||Shopping, dancing, traveling and sleeping|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English, Gujarati|
|Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)||Facebook, Instagram,|
|Wikipedia Profile link||Sanaya Irani|
|IMDb Profile link||Sanaya Irani|
Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements
|Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)||32-23-34 inches|
|Height in feet, inches, cm||5’5″, 165 cm|
|Weight in kg, lbs||50 kg, 110 lbs|
|Hairstyle||Long and wavy|
|Distinctive Features||Fair complexion, expressive eyes, dimpled smile|
Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs
Sanaya Irani is of Persian descent and has a brother and a sister who reside in Chicago, U.S. She announced her relationship with her co-star from the show ‘Miley Jab Hum Tum’, Mohit Sehgal, on 19 November 2010.
The couple got engaged in December 2015 and tied the knot on 25 January 2016 in Goa.
|Spouse – Husband||Mohit Sehgal (Actor)|
|Siblings||Kashmira Irani (Sister, Actress), Brother|
|Affairs – Boyfriend(s)||Mohit Sehgal|
Rise to Stardom
Sanaya made her acting debut with a cameo in the Yash Raj Film ‘Fanaa’ in 2006. However, it was her roles in popular TV shows like ‘Miley Jab Hum Tum’ and ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?’ that catapulted her to fame.
Her portrayal of the characters Gunjan and Khushi in these shows respectively, won her critical acclaim and immense popularity.
Debut Film – Fanaa
Successful Film – Mission Raniganj
Career, Awards, and Achievements
anaya’s career is adorned with numerous awards and recognitions. She has won 2 Indian Television Academy Awards, 2 Star Parivaar Awards, and 3 Zee Gold Awards. She also participated in the eighth season of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ in 2015 and emerged as the first runner-up.
Later in 2017, she participated in ‘Nach Baliye’ with her husband Mohit Sehgal and finished in third place.
|Profession(s)||Actress, Dancer, Model|
|Debut Film||Fanaa (2006) as Mehbooba|
|Notable Roles||Gunjan in Miley Jab Hum Tum, Khushi in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?, Parvati in Rangrasiya, Zara in Ghost|
|Recent Films – New Movies||Ghost (2019), Zindabaad (2018)|
|Upcoming Films||Butterflies Season|
|Popular Television Series||Left Right Left (2007), Miley Jab Hum Tum (2008,2010), Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon (2011-2012), Rangrasiya (2014), Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2015), Nach Baliye (2017)|
|Awards and Achievements||Indian Television Academy Award for Gr8! Face Female (2008), Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actress Popular (2012), STAR Parivaar Award for Favorite Hottest Jodi (2012), STAR Parivaar Award for Favorite International Jodi (2012), Zee Gold Award for Best Actor (Female) Popular (2013), Zee Gold Award for Best Onscreen Jodi (2013), Zee Gold Award for Face of the Year (Female) (2014)|
|Endorsements/Brand Collaborations||Reliance, Pepsi, Fair and Lovely, Dabur Honey, Dulux Paints, Johnson & Johnson|
|Philanthropy/Charity Work||Adoptathon (2014), Save The Children India (2015), Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (2016), Smile Foundation (2017)|
|Professional Associations||Indian Television Academy, Cine and TV Artistes’ Association|
|Training and Education||Learned ballet as a child, graduated from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai|
|Box Office Success – Hit Movies||Fanaa,Cyber Vaar,Left Right Left|
|Critical Acclaim Movies||N/A|
Assets and Finances – Net Worth
|Net Worth in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 15 crores or $2.1 million|
|Per Movie Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 10 crores or $1.1 million|
|Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 8 crores or $0.1 million|
|Real Estate Holdings||N/A|
|Luxury Items/Properties Owned||3 pet dogs|
|Cars Collection||Volkswagen, Skoda Octavia, Mercedes SUV|
Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes
|Favorite Actor||Aamir Khan and Brad Pitt|
|Favorite Actress||Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma|
|Favorite Music Bands||N/A|
|Favorite Sport||Volleyball and Cricket|
|Favorite Food||Chocolates, Brazilian wraps and mushrooms|
|Things s/he likes||Painting, dancing, shopping, sleeping, pet dogs|
|Things s/he dislikes||Mean comments about her appearance, supernatural shows on TV|
Top 5 Best Films – Sanaya Irani
|Film Name||Year of Release||Character Played|
|Dum Dum Dumroo||2018||Dr. Sneha|
|Ved and Arya||2020||Arya|
Controversies – Sanaya Irani
- She had issues with her co-star Farhan Khan on the sets of the serial ‘ChhanChhan’.
- During ‘Nach Baliye’, fans of Divyanka Tripathi claimed that Sanaya and Mohit were the fixed winners.
- There was a controversy when she was not a part of ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon 3’, which upset her fans.
Interesting Facts – Sanaya Irani
- Sanaya’s first photoshoot was done by Boman Irani when he was a photographer.
- She was very good in studies in her childhood and according to her, she was a “nerd”.
- Her Hindi was very poor at the beginning of her career and she had problems with her dialogue delivery in the daily shows.
- French is her second language.
- She has maintained a close friendship with colleagues Gautami Kapoor, Arjun Bijlani, Akshay Dogra, Drashti Dhami, Daljeet Kaur Bhanot, Barun Sobti, and Ragini Khanna.
- She was listed #3 in Eastern Eye’s Sexiest Asian Woman.
Sanaya Irani’s journey in the entertainment industry is a testament to her talent, hard work, and dedication. With each role, she continues to win hearts and establish herself as one of the leading actresses in the industry. Her story is an inspiration to many aspiring actors and her fans alike.
We look forward to seeing more of her captivating performances in the future. Stay tuned for more updates on your favorite stars!