Saiyami Kher

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Saiyami Kher
Saiyami Kher at the screening of Goodbye at Yash Raj Films (cropped).jpg
Kher in 2022
Born (1992-06-29) 29 June 1992 (age 30)
Alma materSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai
Years active2015–present
RelativesUsha Kiran (grandmother)
Tanvi Azmi (aunt)

Saiyami Kher is an Indian actress who primarily works in Hindi and Telugu films. She made her acting debut with the Telugu film Rey (2015) and her Hindi film debut with Mirzya (2016), for which she received Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Female.

Kher made her Marathi film debut with Mauli (2018) and went onto act in Choked (2020) and Wild Dog (2021). She made her web debut with Special OPS (2020).

Early life and family[edit]

Kher was born on 29 June 1992 in Nashik, Maharashtra to Adwait Kher and Uttara Mhatre Kher, a former Miss India.[1] She is the granddaughter of actress Usha Kiran and the niece of actress Tanvi Azmi. Kher completed her graduation from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.

Her father Advait Kher was a renowned supermodel and her older sister Sanskruti Kher,[2] is also a celebrated Marathi actress.


In 2015, Kher made her debut with Telugu film Rey and appeared in Rakesh Omprakash Mehra's Punjabi folklore Mirza Sahiban based Hindi film Mirzya opposite Harshvardhan Kapoor in following the year.[3]

In 2020, She appeared in Mayank Sharma's web series Breathe alongside Abhishek Bachchan.

In 2021, she did a role in Telugu movie Wild Dog (film) with Nagarjuna Akkineni as an NIA Agent. The theatrical release of film was on 2 April 2021. Later, it was on Netflix India.


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released


Year Title Role Language Notes Ref.
2015 Rey Amrutha Telugu
2016 Mirzya Suchitra Hindi
2018 Mauli Renuka Marathi
2020 Choked Sarita Pillai Hindi
Unpaused Ayesha Hussain Hindi Segment: "Glitch"
2021 Wild Dog Arya Pandit Telugu
2022 Highway Asha Bharath Telugu
2023 8 A.M. Metro Iravati Hindi
TBA Ghoomer Not yet released TBA Hindi Filming [4]

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2020 Special OPS Juhi Kashyap Season 1
Breathe: Into the Shadows Shirley Season 1 & 2
2022 Faadu Manjiri Season 1 [5][6]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2016 Stardust Awards Superstar of Tomorrow – Female Mirzya Won [7]
2020 Filmfare OTT Awards Best Actor Female in Web Original Film Choked Nominated [8]


  1. ^ Pawar, Yogesh (24 July 2016). "Acting in her blood". Daily News & Analysis. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  2. ^ ""Mirzya has been a life changing experience" - Saiyami Kher". Retrieved 6 January 2023.
  3. ^ Jha, Subhash K. "Saiyami Kher is my Sahibaan". Pinkvilla. Retrieved 21 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Ghoomer First Look: Abhishek Bachchan and Saiyami Kher seen in an intense moment in R Balki's next". Pinkvilla. Retrieved 25 June 2022.
  5. ^ "Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari reveals first look of Pavail Gulati and Saiyami Kher for her debut web-series, 'Faadu'". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 November 2021.
  6. ^ "Faadu first impression: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's tale of human emotions is one-tone, flat". The Indian Express. 9 December 2022. Retrieved 11 December 2022.
  7. ^ "Stardust Awards 2016: Check Out The Complete List Of Winners - NDTV Movies". 22 December 2015.
  8. ^ "Winners Of The Flyx Filmfare OTT Awards". Filmfare. 19 December 2020. Retrieved 12 December 2021.

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