Sanaya Irani Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Sanaya Irani Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Sanaya Irani is an Indian actress who was born on September 17, 1983. She is most known for her roles in Miley Jab Hum Tum, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?, and Rangrasiya. She finished as the first runner-up in the eighth season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2015. She later competed in Nach Baliye in 2017 with her spouse Mohit Sehgal, finishing third.

Childhood and education

Irani was born in Mumbai on September 17, 1983, to an Irani (Zoroastrian) household. Irani attended an Ooty boarding school for seven years. Before becoming a model, she graduated from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai and was pursuing an MBA.
Irani announced her love with Miley Jab Hum Tum co-star Mohit Sehgal on November 19, 2010, the last day of filming.

Irani proposed to Sehgal in December 2015. They married on January 25, 2016 in Goa.

Modeling career and feature film debut (2005-2007)

Photographer-turned-actor Boman Irani created Irani's first modeling portfolio. Irani made her acting debut as Mehbooba in the Yash Raj film Fanaa (2006). Before entering television, the actress spent a year doing TV commercials alongside Bollywood stars like as Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, and others. She debuted with Jagjit Singh's Tumko Dekha. Irani was not fluent in Hindi at the start of her career and has spoken about her difficulties with the language on various occasions.

debut and breakthrough on television (2007-2010)

Her television debut was as Cadet Sameera Shroff in the SAB TV drama Left Right Left (2007). Her director helped her with her Hindi. This was followed by a negative part in Imagine TV's Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi (2008).

Irani's first lead role as a protagonist was as the humble, studious, and introverted Gunjan in STAR One's Miley Jab Hum Tum (2008-2010). Irani co-hosted the second season of Zara Nachke Dikha on STAR Plus for a short time with boyfriend Mohit Sehgal. (2010). She also appeared as a panelist in Meethi Chorii No. 1 alongside Ragini Khanna. (2010).

seasoned actress (2011-2014)

She played Khushi Kumari Gupta, the vivacious and loving female heroine of Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? (2011-2012), opposite Barun Sobti. The show, which aired its final episode on November 30, 2012, frequently ranked among the top ten daily dramas on Indian general entertainment channels.

Irani co-hosted Zee TV's Valentine's Day special Ishq Wala Love with Karan Grover in early 2013. She later featured as a participant in Ram Kapoor's Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi ki (2013).

In Chhan Chhan, she plays a vibrant and trendy girl. (2013). The show was based on the Hindi film Khubsoorat. Irani then played Parvati in Rangrasiya (2014). Saurabh Tiwari, the head of Tequila Shots Production, produced the show. The plot revolved around a border security guard and an orphan girl with opposing ideologies. It came to an end in September.

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa's future success (2015-present)

Irani also appeared in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8, which aired on Colors in 2015. Irani returned as Khushi Kumari Gupta Singh Raizada in the miniseries Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?... Ek Jashan (2015), which concluded in December. Irani and her husband Mohit Sehgal appeared on the dance show Nach Baliye 8 in 2017. During Nach Baliye, followers of Divyanka Tripathi alleged that Sanaya and Mohit were predetermined winners, but she slammed the trolls on Instagram and said this is false.

Additional appearances

Irani made a quick appearance in the dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in August 2013 to encourage her best friend Drashti Dhami. In June 2014, she returned to Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa for the seventh season to assist Ashish Sharma. Irani made a special guest appearance in Bigg Boss 7's grand finale in December 2013, alongside Ashish Sharma, Preetika Rao, and Harshad Arora. In March and June of 2014, she had a guest appearance in Beintehaa.

Irani visited the United Kingdom on behalf of Star Plus.

In 2012, the Eastern Eye journal selected her as one of the 50 sexiest Asian women, and she was ranked tenth in 2013. named her one of the top ten best television actresses in 2014. Sanaya became the only television actress to be named to People (magazine)'s list of India's 40 most attractive women in 2015.



2018PihuPihuShort film
Dum Dum DumrooDr. Sneha
2019GhostSimran Singh
2020Ved and AryaAryaShort film


2007Left Right LeftCadet Sameera Shroff
Kasamh SeGeet
2008Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar DikhayengiSanaya
Kaho Na Yaar HaiContestant
2008–2010Miley Jab Hum TumGunjan Bhushan
2010Zara Nachke Dikha 2Host
Nachle Ve with Saroj KhanContestant
Meethi Choori No 1
2011–2012Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?Khushi Kumari Gupta Raizada
2013Ishq Wala LoveHost
ChhanchhanChhanchhan Sarabhai Borisagar
Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi KiContestantEpisodes 1-6
2013–2014RangrasiyaParvati Chauhan Ranawat/ Myrah Mehra
2015Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8Contestant1st runner-up
2016Box Cricket League 2ContestantTeam: Mumbai Tigers
2017Nach Baliye 82nd runner-up

Special appearances

2013Masterchef - Kitchen Ke SuperstarsHerself
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6
Bigg Boss 7
2014Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7
2015Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi
2018India's Next Superstars
2019Kitchen Champion 5
Khatra Khatra Khatra
Nach Baliye 9

Web series

2015Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Ek JashnKhushi Kumari Gupta
2016I Don't Watch TVHerself
2018Vodka ShotsKeya Sharma
ZindabaadSara SayedMini-series
2022Cyber Vaar – Har Screen Crime SceneAnanya Saini

Music videos

2006Mere Naseeb Mein Tu Hai
2006Tumko Dekha To Yeh(remix)Jagjit Singh
2012Kulli Wichon Ni Yaar Labh LaiJoshilay
2018Main JaandiyaanNeha Bhasin, Piyush Mehroliyaa
2019IntezaarAsees KaurArijit Singh
2022DholnaDeedar Kaur

Awards and nominations

2008Indian Television Academy AwardsGr8! Performer Of The Year - FemaleMiley Jab Hum TumWon
2012Gold AwardsFace of the yearIss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?Won
Best Onscreen Jodi (with Barun Sobti)Won
Star Parivaar AwardsFavorite Jodi (with Barun Sobti)Won
Favorite Jodi - International (with Barun Sobti)Won
Favorite BetiNominated
Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actress (Popular)Nominated
People's Choice Awards IndiaFavorite Onscreen CoupleWon
Indian Telly AwardsBest Onscreen Couple (with Barun Sobti)Won
2013Best Actress in a Lead RoleNominated
Gold AwardsBest Actress in a Lead RoleNominated
Face of the YearChhanchhanWon
2014Indian Telly AwardsBest Actress in a Lead RoleRangrasiyaNominated
Asian Viewers Television AwardsFemale Actor Of The YearWon
Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actress (Popular)Nominated
Gold AwardsBest Actress in a Lead RoleNominated
2015Asian Viewers Television AwardsFemale Actor Of The YearNominated
Real NameSanaya Irani
NicknameSan and Sannu
ProfessionActress and Model
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 5"
Weightin Kilograms- 50 Kg
in Pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements32-23-34
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 September 1983
Age (as in 2022)39 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolBoarding School, Ooty
CollegeSydenham College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsNot Known
DebutDebut Film : Fanaa (2006)
Debut TV : Left Right Left (2007)
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Sister- 1
Brother- 1
HobbiesShopping, dancing, traveling and sleeping
ControversiesShe had issues with co-actor Farhan Khan on the sets of serial ChhanChhan.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodChocolates, Brazilian wraps and mushrooms
Favourite ActorAamir Khan and Brad Pitt
Favourite ActressNot Known
Favourite ColorBlack
Favourite DestinationUSA
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsMohit Sehgal (Actor)
HusbandMohit Sehgal (Actor)
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Some lesser known facts about Sanaya Irani

  • Does Sanaya Irani smoke?: No
  • Does Sanaya Irani drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Sanaya’s first photoshoot was done by Boman Irani when he was a photographer.
  • She married her long time boyfriend Mohit Sehgal in Goa on 25th January 2016.
  • In 2015, she particiated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8.
  • She wanted to do MBA after her graduation, but after getting modelling offers, she dropped the idea of doing it.
  • She also had earlier interests to become a fashion or interior designer.
  • She was listed #3 in Eastern Eye’s Sexiest Asian Woman.
  • She has 3 pet dogs : Tia, Spider and Kaliya
  • In 2013, she made a guest appearance in Bigg Boss 7.
  • She has won 2 Indian Television Academy Awards, 2 Star Parivaar Awards and 3 Zee Gold Awards.
  • She is a good friend of TV actors like Drashti Dhami, USA, Barun Sobti, Arjun Bijlani and Ragini Khanna.
  • She was seen in various ad commercials with actors like Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan.

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