Sanaya Irani – Biography
Birth Name: Sanaya Irani
Common Name: Sanu, Sweetu
Date of Birth: September 17, 1983
Age: 29 Years
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Height: 5′ 6″
Weight: 45 Kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Hates: Cockroaches, Liars
Sanaya Irani is most popular face in Indian Television Shows. She gained huge popularity as Khushi Kumari Gupta Singh Raizada in Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon. Sanaya started her career as a model, did a lot of ads and had her debut with Jagjeet Singh’s gazal Tumko Dekha To Ye Khayal aya. She also hosted the Dance Tv show Zara Nachke Dikha season 2 and has appeared in serials like Radha ki Betiyaan kuch kar dikhaingi on NDTV Imagine, Miley Jab Ham Tum on STAR One, Iss pyar ko Kya naam Doon on Star Plus. Sanaya Irani has won the ITA Face of the year Award in 2008 and was nominated for New Talent Awards Best Actress in 2009.
Sanaya Irani won Superhit Star Female TV Fiction at Big Star Young Entertainer Awards 2012. After getting huge popularity through her last show IPKKND she became the contestant of the first ever Cookery based reality show of Indian Television industry and through the show “Welcome – baazi mehmaan nawazi ki” and her show recently went off air ,Optimystix’s new show Chhanchhan for Sony TV.As per sources Sanaya will be soon seen in new show on Colors.
Personal Profile :
Sanaya Irani was born on 17th September 1983 in Mumbai.Sanaya is born and brought up in mumbai and did her schooling from Ooty. She did modelling for quite some time and after her skimp with modeling she entered acting, where she got to act a famous role as Kajol’s friend in the movie Fanaa (2006). Sanaya has got high recognition as simple, girl next door girl’s role Gunjan in Miley Jab Hum Tum, a show based on college romance, very different from the glamorous role which she played in Radha ki Betiyaan kuch kar dikhaingi on NDTV Imagine. She got fame and success through her last show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon on star Plus. she had been a contestant and serving her co-contestants through the first ever cookery reality show “welcome baazi mehmaan nawazi ki” on Life Ok.Recently Sanaya’s show Chhanchhan went Sony tv.Soon she will seen in colors new show.
Though Sanaya wanted to do her Masters in Business Administartion (MBA), but she started her career with advertisements and modeling on her mother’s advice. After that she entered into acting, debuted with Jagjit Singh’s song Tumko Dekha To Yeh Khayal aya.
Sanaya Irani made her debut in television with SAB TV’s popular show Left Right Left as Sameera Shroff, where she shared screen space with present co-star Arjun Bijlani as Mayank. She also played a character in Radhaa Ki Betiyaan before Gunjan’s role finally came in her way through the popular serial Mile Jab Hum Tum. She was also one of the contestants in Meethi Chhori no. 1. Sanaya got the lead role through her very popular show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon where she played the character of Khushi Kumari Gupta.She played female lead in Chhanchhan , where she plays a role of Chhanchhan.
Movie Debut :
Sanaya irani also played the character of one of Kajol’s many friends in the blockbuster movie Fanaa.
Most Popular Show in career :
Sanaya, is playing the lead role in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon – opposite Barun Sobti. they are most amazing couple on tv and had rocking on-screen chemistry. Sanaya has reached new heights as khushi kumari gupta which is very strong and would never give up and is very bubbly, lively, naive and innocent, who wins everyone’s heart with her lovely attitude. This serial started on star plus from June 6, 2011, and aired on mon-fri at 8:00 pm. Is Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon is a love story of Khushi(sanaya) and Arnav(barun), showing different shades of personalities in realtionship of love and hate. Khushi and Arnav both have opposite beliefs, thus they contrast each other.Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon, which is one of the top dramas running on the Indian television, enjoys an awesome TRP rate because of the lead pair’s love-hate relationship. And the credit goes to Barun Sobti and Sanaya Irani’s chemistry on small screen.
Cookery Show :
Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki:
Sanaya is one of the contestant of the show and she joined it so as to show her cooking skills to her fans. Life OK latest cookery based reality show, where the audience witness celebs visiting each others home and giving their vote for their cooking. The show is hosted by Ram Kapoor.
When asked her about her cooking and show Sanaya says she is a horrible cook, “I don’t know how to cook at all. I can’t cook to save my life, but the whole point was not about the cooking, it was about the eating. I know I will have to cook for 1 day, but I will get to eat for the other 5 days”.
Sanaya Irani boyfriend:
Sanaya Irani is dating her Co-star Mohit Sehgal from the serial Miley Jab Hum Tum. Its all began when Miley Jab Hum Tum started and Mohit Sehgal and Sanaya Irani soon became close friends. Their friendship turned to love but the couple . They are always together and Mohit Sehgal could’nt stop talking about Sanaya Irani even to the media.
Actors: Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan
movies: all kinds of movies
dress: comfortable dress
Holiday destination: Likes only travelling
cuisine: Brazilian wraps and mushrooms
drink (non-alcoholic): Coffee
drink (alcoholic): Beer and wine
dish: I eat whatever comes on a plate.
Sanaya irani’s interview:
First crush: I never knew his name but he was with me in class V.
First date: Technically speaking I’ve never dated anyone. However, I’ve gone out with guys on Valentine’s Day.
Ideal man should be: good looking, compatible and one with a great sense of humour.
dream date: Brad Pitt. It’s only a dream.
Long lasting friend: Tejas and Gautam. I know them for eight years.
Favourite music: All Hindi songs.
One thing you want to change about yourself: My friends call me moody and snappy. I’d like to change that.
Favourite TV show: Friendsv
Favourite actor in Bollywood: Aamir Khan.
Favourite actor in Tellywood: None. I hardly watch television. Favourite cartoon character… Tom ‘n’ Jerry
Last movie you watched… Juno at Metro.
How do you rate yourself as an actor… I’ll give myself 2 out of ten.
Last time you boarded a local train… When I was in college.
Last time you were stalked… During my final year in college, an anonymous caller kept heckling me constantly. Though, I never met him. It was scary.
Last time you went shopping… A month ago. It must have been in Bandra.
Last time you cried off the screen… Three days ago. I’m a very emotional person. I do break down often.
Last time you cooked… If toasting amounts to cooking then I’m a cook everyday.
If not an actor then … A Fashion designer (so says my mom)
Philosophy of life… Live and let live.
Advice to youngsters… Treat every day as it comes. Just be yourself.
Sanaya first approached actor Boman Irani, who was a photographer at that time then with a little guidance from him and with the support of her mother, she took her first steps in the industry.
For almost four years, Sanaya continued doing commercials and music videos. She recollects, “I never thought I would act on television, yet I knew I would do movies if somebody offered me anything.”
According to irani a film is better than a serial, because you get to play so many characters. You grow as an actor. It is not monotonous and they shoot very differently. The conditions TV actors shoot under, there is no time, and the episode has to go on air. Even if you haven’t given your best performance, you just have to go ahead.