Beautiful and talented, Sanaya Irani is one of the most sought after TV actress in India. Ever since she became a part of Colors TV Rangrasiya, the leggy lass has always been a talk of the town. No wonder, she deserves all the attention because of her acting skills.
Here we share some of the unfamiliar yet interesting facts about Sanaya Irani.
Sanaya’s First Portfolio was Shot By Boman Irani
Sanaya Irani was born on 17th September 1983 in Mumbai. She studied in a boarding school in Ooty and then graduated from Mumbai’s Sydenham College. Although, she wanted to pursue her MBA degree, the modeling assignments which she was getting made her skip the plan. This is how she began modeling. Let me tell you her first portfolio was made by photographer turned actor Boman Irani. She did various ads for different company such as Reliance, Pepsi and Airtel where she worked with several top actors including Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, and Amitabh Bachchan.
She Made Her Big Screen Debut in 2006 with Kunal Kohli’s Film Fanaa
While, she was modeling she got an opportunity to play the role of Kajol’s friend in Kunal Kohli’s film Fanaa. This is how Sana Irani made her Bollywood debut. Post that she didn’t do any Bollywood film but shifted to TV. Sana was also seen in Jagjit Singh’s album “Tumko Dekha Toh..” before she did Fanaa.
Sanaya was not Fluent in Hindi despite Growing up in India
Sanaya Irani is of Persian descent so she always had problems with the Hindi language even though she was born and brought up in Mumbai. This is the reason why she faced lot of problems in the initial years of her career. Saying dialogs in fluent Hindi was lot of hard work for her.
She Made Her TV Debut with Left Right Left
Sanaya made her TV debut in 2007 as Cadet Sameera Shroff. Since Sanaya wasn’t familiar with Hindi, the director of the serial really helped her in catching up the language. In the year 2008, Sanaya bagged the role of a main lead in Star One’s Miley Jab Hum Tum. The actor opposite her was Mohit Sehgal. The two became good friends and their friendship soon blossomed into love. The serial was aired from 2008 to 2010.
She Was the Only TV actress to be Listed in Forty Most Beautiful Women By People’s Magazine
Sanaya has won the Face of the Year Award by Indian Television Awards thrice. What’s more, she was the only TV actress to be listed in “Forty Most Beautiful Women” by People’s Magazine. Moreover, this gorgeous lady was on the third place in this year’s annual poll of Eastern Eye’s Sexiest Asian Woman beating several Bollywood actress including last year’s winner Katrina Kaif. In 2013, she was At 6th position.
Mohit Sehgal, her bf was Initially Very insecure
When the two began dating Mohit was very insecure. He thought he would lose her. However, with time his insecurity went away. The two are going strong but we are yet to know when will they finally take their marriage vows.
Some Of Her Unknown Facts
Her favorite Bollywood actor is Aamir Khan. If not an actor, she would have become a fashion or interior designer. She loves to shop and her favorite shopping destination is US. She loves animal but hates cockroaches. She is friends with all her past co-actors including Barun Sobti, Arjun Bijlani, Ragini Khanna and others. In the Tele industry she is very close to Gautami Kapoor and Drashti Dhami. Besides, let me tell you Kashmira Irani – Samaira Of Dosti..Yaariyaan,..Manmarzian is often mistaken as her sister, but in reality they are not related!