Sana Saeed

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Sana Saeed
Sana Saeed.jpg
Saeed in 2013.
Born Sana Saeed khan
(1988-09-22) September 22, 1988 (age 25)
Mumbai, India
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Canossa Convent School Mahim, Mumbai
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998 – present

Sana Saeed (born 22 September 1988) is an Indian actress and a model who appears in Bollywood films. She first appeared as a child artist in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and continued to do so in films Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega and Badal. She also appeared in television shows such as Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na and Lo Ho Gayi Pooja Iss Ghar Ki. In 2012, Saeed made her screen debut as an adult in a supporting role in Karan Johar's Student Of The Year, which emerged as a box-office commercial success.[1]

Career[edit]

Child artist & Television (1998–2009)[edit]

Saeed was chosen among two-hundred other children to play Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukherjee's daughter in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), in which she played the role of little Anjali. Prior to Kuch Kuch Hota Hai she had refused Rahul Gupta's Hum Panchi Ek Daal Ke, since she could not continue studying while shooting it; Kuch Kuch Hota Hai was shot during her school vacation, for which she won the Sansui Viewer's Choice Awards for Best Child Actress. She next appeared as a child artist in critically and commercially successful films Badal (2000) and Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000). Saeed also hosted the famous kids program Fox Kids telecasted on Star Plus in which she played the role of Chatur Chachi. She also appeared in television shows such as Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na on Sony TV and Lo Ho Gayi Pooja Iss Ghar Ki on SAB TV.

Sana came sixth in dance reality show and was praised for her energy levels in dancing. Jhalak Dikhla Jaa.[2] Sana performed very well in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa.

Debut & breakthrough (2012–present)[edit]

In 2012, Saeed made her screen debut in a supporting role in Karan Johar's Student Of The Year along with the main leads Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt.[3] She also got noticed for her performance and glamorous looks. Film critic Taran Adarsh from Bollywood Hungama wrote, "Sana Saaed looks glamorous and does well".[4] film critic Komal Nahta commented, "Sana Saeed only gets to pout and flaunt her body as Tanya.".[1][5] 'Student Of The Year' is doing fantastic at box office within first three days of its release with collections in the vicinity of 32 crores.[1] The film was released on 19 October 2012 in over 1400 screens across the country and garnered positive to mixed reviews from critics and good box office collections.[6] Boxofficeindia declared the film as a semihit after three weeks.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1998 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Anjali Khanna Child Artist
Sansui Viewer's Choice Awards for Best Child Actress
2000 Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega Anjali
Badal Preeti
2012 Student Of The Year Tanya Israni
2014 Fugly Herself Special appearance in a item song[8]

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Channel Notes
2001-2003 Fox Kids Chatur Chachi Star Plus
2008-2009 Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na Chaaya Joshi Colors TV
2008-2009 Lo Ho Gayi Pooja Iss Ghar Ki Pooja SAB TV
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6) Herself Colors TV Contestant (evicted on 24 August 2013) - 6th position
2013 MTV Splitsvilla Sexy Sana Herself MTV India Host of the Review show of Splitsvilla 6 episodes
2013 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Nandini Bindass episode 16 and 17

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