Kubbra Sait

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Kubbra Sait
Kubbra Sait graces the Zee Cine Awards, 2019.jpg
Kubbra Sait graces the Zee Cine Awards, 2019
Born (1983-07-27) 27 July 1983 (age 36)
Occupation
Years active2010-present
Parent(s)Zakariah Sait
Yasmin Sait
RelativesDanish Sait (brother) Tanveer Sait (uncle)
Websitekubbrasait.com

Kubbra Sait (born 27 July 1983) is an Indian actress,[1] TV Host and model who has appeared in films like Sultan, Ready and City Of Life. She plays Kuckoo in Netflix India’s first original show Sacred Games.

Early life and career[edit]

Kubbra Sait was born on 27 July 1983 in Bangalore to Zakariah Sait and Yasmin Sait. Her younger brother Danish Sait is a radio jockey and television host. In 2005, she moved to Dubai after her graduation from National Institute of Information & Management Sciences, Bangalore. She started hosting shows when she was about thirteen years old. Kubbra started her career as an accounts manager with Microsoft in Dubai before pursuing her career in the entertainment industry. She is a winner of the India's Best female Emcee Award in 2013.[2] She also won Miss Personality in Miss India Worldwide Beauty Pageant in 2009. Kubbra was praised for her role as a transgender woman named Kukoo in the Netflix show Sacred Games.[3] The Netflix original has been nominated under the Best Drama category of the 47th International Emmy Awards 2019. Kubbra Sait will be representing Sacred Games at the Emmy's slated to be held on 25 November 2019. [4]

Kubbra also played a supporting role in Gully Boy, directed by Zoya Akhtar released on 14 February 2019.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes Ref.
2011 Ready Sunaina Anees Bazmee
2012 Jodi Breakers Vinita Ashwini Chaudhary [6]
2015 I Love NY Vidya Saxena Radhika Rao, Vinay Sapru [7]
2016 Sultan Herself (Anchor) Ali Abbas Zafar
2019 Gully Boy Scarlett Zoya Akhtar [8]
2019 Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare TBA Alankrita Shrivastava [9]

Web Series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2017 Going Viral Pvt. Ltd. Natasha Amazon Prime [10][11][12]
2018 Fourplay Brinda Alt Balaji [13][14]
2018 Sacred Games Kuckoo Netflix [15][16]
2019 TVF Tripling Sheetal The Viral Fever [17][18]
2019 RejctX Anushka ZEE5 [19]
2019 The Verdict - State vs Nanavati ZEE5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lucky break for Kubbra Sait in Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 2018-07-08.
  2. ^ "Netflix's Sacred Games: Who is Kubbra Sait?". The Indian Express. 2018-07-08. Retrieved 2018-07-08.
  3. ^ "Kubbra Sait, who is stealing the limelight as Cuckoo in Saif Ali Khan-starrer Sacred Games - see photos". Retrieved 2018-07-08.
  4. ^ "Kubbra Sait To Represent Sacred Games At Emmys, Is Convinced She'll Return Home With A Trophy". indiatimes.com. 2019-11-20. Retrieved 2019-11-20.
  5. ^ Mitchell, Molli (8 July 2018). "Sacred Games on Netflix: Who is Kubbra Sait? Who is the actress that plays Cuckoo?".
  6. ^ "Kubra Sait gears up for Bollywood". The Times of India.
  7. ^ "Why is Kubra upset?". The Tribune.
  8. ^ "Lucky break for Kubra Sait in Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy". Mumbai Mirror.
  9. ^ Kubbra Sait joins cast of Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, starring Bhumi Pednekar, Konkona Sen Sharma
  10. ^ "Kubbra joins Kunal Roy Kapur in 'Going Viral…'". The Statesman.
  11. ^ "Anuvab Pal takes on the virality of things with going Viral Pvt. Ltd". The Telegraph.
  12. ^ "SULTAN actress joins Kunaal Roy Kapur in 'Going Viral pvt Ltd'". Glamsham.
  13. ^ "Alt Balaji announces new series called Fourplay". The Times of India.
  14. ^ "Fourplay: Ekta Kapoor's new web series is a comic take on infidelity". The Indian Express.
  15. ^ "Netflix's Sacred Games: Who is Kubbra Sait?". The Indian Express.
  16. ^ "Anurag Kashyap made me shoot for the nude scene 7 times in Sacred Games, says Kubra Sait". Hindustan Times.
  17. ^ "TVF Tripling season 2 review: Amol Parashar, Sumeet Vyas, Maanvi Gagroo's road trip goes downhill- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 2019-04-05. Retrieved 2019-05-22.
  18. ^ "Tripling 2 review: It's a bumpy ride". The Indian Express. 2019-04-05. Retrieved 2019-05-22.
  19. ^ "Kubra Sait and Sumeet Vyas are together on a web series and we cannot wait for the onscreen magic!". IWM Buzz. 2019-07-11. Retrieved 2019-10-05.

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