Sanaya Irani is a model turned actress. Her debut in the television industry is with Miley jab hum tum telecasted in Star TV. Sanaya is an avid dancer; she participated in Jhalak Dikalaja 8 in 2015 along with her then boyfriend Mohit Sehgal.
- DOB: 17th September 1983
- Birth Place: Mumbai, India
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Height: 165 cms
- School: Boarding School, Ooty
- College: Sydenham College, Mumbai
- Profession: Model and Actress
- Hobbies: Dancing, Shopping, sleeping and traveling
- Younger Sister: Kashmira Irani
- Relationship: Married
- Husband Name: Mohit Sehgal, Actor
Career of Sanaya Irani
Sanaya Irani was born and bought up in Mumbai and belongs to a Parsi family, the family is from Iran and settled in Mumbai. She started modeling and was seen in many companies like Reliance, Airtel, and Pepsi at the starting of her career. Sanaya worked with Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan and many others in the television commercials.
The performing debut of Sanaya was made with Jagjit Singh’s music video ‘Tumko Dekha to Yeh’ and offers continued to knock her door. From then Sanaya appeared in many music videos. In 2006, Sanaya began her acting career with the movie Fidaa, as a friend to Kajol. Later she gave her debut into television with the serial Left Right Left.
Later she was seen in many serials, but she got fame with Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon. She gained popularity in many countries with the portrayal of her character Khushi Kumari Gupta Singh Raizada. She appeared as a contestant in the show Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi ki. The show was hosted by Ram Kapoor. She also hosted with Karan Grover in Zee TV’s Valentine’s Day special Ishq Wala Love. Sanaya is an avid dancer and her interest dragged her into Jhalak Dikhhala Jaa 8. Sanaya and they stood second in the show.
Sanaya Irani won many awards for her acting skills
- In 2008, she won ITA Fresh Face of the Year award from Indian Television Academy Awards
- In 2012
- Sanaya Irani won Favorite Jodi and Favorite International Jodi awards in Star Parivaar Awards
- Won Best On Screen Jodi award in Indian Telly Awards
- Won face of the year award in Zee Gold Awards
- Won Favorite on-screen Jodi from People’s choice award
- Won 1st rank in Tellychakkar – Most popular Actress of recent times
- Won 2nd rank in Tellychakkar – TV personality of 2012 (Female)
Friends and Love Life
Sanaya Irani is in love with Mohit Sehgal from 2010, they never tried to hide the relationship from anyone. They got married to Mohit Sehgal on January 2016. It was close knitted affairs attend by family and friends.
Sanaya is very close to Drashti Dhami, she gave guest appearance in Jhalak Dikhhala Jaa 6 to give encouragement to Drashti. Sanaya and Mohit maintain a good relationship with their friends Drasthi Dhami, Barun Sobti, Ragini Khanna and Arjun Bijalani etc and family and also very active in social media.
Unknown facts about Sanaya Irani
- Sanaya’s first photo shoot was done by photographer turned actor Boman Irani
- Sanaya Irani has an interest in becoming a fashion and interior designer
- In 2003, she gave a guest appearance in Bigg Boss 7