Sanaya Irani is an Indian television actress, dancer, model and TV presenter. She was born on 17 September 1983, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She made her acting debut with a cameo appearance in the Yash Raj Films production Fanaa as Mehbooba (2006). Sanaya is a multi-talented and beautiful actress who was raised to fame for her role in playing Gunjan in Miley Jab Hum Tum, Khushi in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? and Parvati in Rangrasiya.
She is known for playing the role of Gunjan in Miley Jab Hum Tum and as Khushi in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?, Ek Jashan (2015). She then played the role of a modern girl in Chhanchhan (2013). Then, she appeared in Rangrasiya as Parvati. In 2015, she participated in the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 8 and emerged as the first runner-up. Later, she participated in Nach Baliye with her partner Mohit Sehgal in 2017 and won third place. Sanaya also appeared in Bigg Boss 7. She is the only TV actress to be featured in the Forty Most Beautiful Women by People Magazine. Other than acting, Sanaya Irani also appeared in ad commercials.
Sanaya Irani is one of the most popular actress and model. She is even best known for her acting skills and looks. As of 2021, she is 38 year old and her martial status is married. Her husband name is Mohit Sehgal.
|Nickname||San and Sannu|
|Date of birth||17 September 1983|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Age (as of 2021)||38 years old|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Television Host, Dancer|
|Hobbies||Shopping, Dancing, Travelling, Sleeping|
|Famous for||Miley Jab Hum Tum, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?|
|Years active||2005- present|
Sanaya Irani Career –
She began her career as a dancer and model. Sanaya worked as a model for some prestigious Indian companies such as Reliance and Airtel, and she also appeared in the commercial for Pepsi for the Indian market.
Her first portfolio shoot was done by the future famous Bollywood actor Boman Irani, who was a photographer at that time. Irani made her acting debut with a cameo in the Yash Raj Film Fanaa (2006) as Mehbooba. As a dancer, she made her debut in Jagjit Singh’s music video “Tumko Dekha To Yeh,” and from then offers started arriving at her address. Because Sanaya wasn’t fluent in Hindi, at the beginning of her career she was tutored by her director while filming the SAB TV drama “Left Right Left” in 2007, her first appearance as an actress on TV.
In 2008 she accepted the role of the villainess in “Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi” on Imagine TV, her first significant role which made her very popular, and she continued with the role of ‘Gunjan.’ in the series “Miley Jab Hum Tum” (2008-2010), which was telecasted on Star One.
In 2011 Sanaya won the role of her career, as Khushi Kumari Gupta, in the Hindi-language romantic television drama series entitled “Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?”. She was on the show until 2015, appearing in over 400 episodes of the highly-acclaimed series, which made her a star. Meantime in 2013 she was a contestant in the TV show “Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi Ki”, then co-hosted “Ishq Wala Love” alongside Karan Grover, appeared as a guest on the show “Bigg Boss 7”, and was a celebrity judge in the TV show “Masterchef – Kitchen Ke Superstars”. She also made special appearance in Beintehaa in March and June 2014.
Sanaya put her dancing career onto the next level, when she took part in the most popular dance reality show in India, “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8” in 2015 which aired on Colors. In 2017, Irani participated in the dance show Nach Baliye season 8 with her husband Mohit Sehgal. Sanaya also featured in the short films “Dum Dum Damroo” (2018), and “Pihu” (2018), while in 2019 she was the star of the horror-thriller film “Ghost”, alongside Shivam Bhaargava, and Vikram Bhatt.
Sanaya Irani Filmography List –
- Dum Dum Dumroo
Sanaya Irani Web Series –
- I Don’t Watch TV
- Votka Shots
Sanaya Irani Television Show List –
- Teri Meri Love Stories
- Bade Achche Lagte Hain
- Left Right Left
- Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi
- Miley Jab Hum Tum
- Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?
- Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon
- Balika Vadhu
- Sasural Simar ka
- Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi
- Ek Jashn
Sanaya Irani Reality Show List –
- Kaho Na Yaar Hai as Participant (2008)
- Zara Nachke Dikha – Season 2 as Host (2010)
- Meethi Choori No.1 as Participant (2010)
- Movers & Shakers Masala Markey as Guest (2012)
- Star Parivaar Ka Tyohar as Guest (2012)
- MasterChef – Kitchen Ke Superstar
- Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi ki as Contestant (2013)
- Ishq Wala Love || Co-host with Karan Grover (2013)
- Kitchen Champion 5
- Box Cricket League 2
- Nach Baliye season 8
- India’s Next Superstars
- Khatra Khatra Khatra
- Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6) Guest co-host / Co-contestant with Drashti Dhami (2013)
- Bigg Boss 7 Guest appearance (2013)
Sanaya Irani Personal Life –
Sanaya Irani started dating her co-star Mohit Sehgal in 2008. They worked together in a television serial and love blossomed between the two. The couple dated for eight years before they decided to tie the knot. In December 2015, she got engaged to Mohit Sehgal. They tied the knot on 25 January 2016 in Goa, where many well-known celebrity guests were present, including TV actors Raqesh and his wife Riddhi Dogra, Jai Bhanushali, Arjun Bijlani, Dalljiet Kaur and others.
Sanaya Irani Family Background –
Sanaya Irani was born on 17 September 1983 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Not much is known about her family and parents name. She grew up with her parents and her sister Kashmira, and a brother. Her brother name is also not known.
Sanaya Irani Relationship / Martial Status & Many More
|Affair/ Boyfriend||Mohit Sehgal|
|Husband||Mohit Sehgal (m. 2016 – present)|
|Marriage Date||25 January 2016|
Sanaya Irani Height/ Weight & Physical State –
Sanaya Irani is a glamorous actress with an impressive personality. The height of Sanaya Irani is approximately 5 feet 5 inches and the bodyweight is around 50 kg. She has sparkling star-like Brown colour eyes and also has stylish black colour hair. Her figure measurement is 32-26-34.
|Height||5’5″ (165 cm)|
|Weight||50 kg (110 lbs)|
Sanaya Irani Favourite Things –
|Favourite Actor||Aamir Khan, Brad Pitt|
|Favourite Actress||Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shabana Azmi|
|Favourite Food||Chocolates, Brazilian wraps and mushrooms|
|Favourite Colour||Pink, Grey, Black|
|Favourite place||Paris, America|
|Favourite Movie||Andaz Apna Apna (1994)|
|Favourite Outfit||Black dress|
|Favourite Tea||Cinnamon Tea|
|Favourite watch brand||Daniel Wellington|
Sanaya Irani Early Life & Educational Qualification –
Sanaya Irani received her primary education from a Boarding School in Ooty, where she spent seven years there. She did her graduation from Sydenham College. After her graduation, she wanted to pursue an MBA degree but things didn’t work out and she left her studies and got into acting and became a television actress.
|School||Boarding School, Ooty|
|College||Sydenham College, Mumbai|
Sanaya Irani Net worth –
Sanaya Irani net worth is estimated to be $2 million dollars. She made her earnings from being an actress. Her salary is around 7 Lakh per week or depends on work.
|Net worth||$ 2 Million dollars|
|Source of Income||Acting|
Some lesser known facts about Sanaya Irani –
- Does Sanaya Irani Smoke? No
- Does Sanaya Irani Drink Alcohol? Yes
- She wanted to do an MBA after her graduation, but after getting modelling offers, she dropped the idea of doing it..
- She lose animals.
- She loves to eat cake and choclate.
- She also had earlier interests to become a fashion or interior designer.
- She has 3 pet dogs named Tia, Spider and Kaliya.
- She was seen in various ad commercials with actors like Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, and Amitabh Bachchan.
- In 2014, she was listed in the top 10 best television actresses by Rediff.