Saeed at the Global Peace Fashion Show, 2013
22 September 1988 |
|Alma mater||Vidya Vihar Residential School|
Sana Saeed (born 22 September 1988) is an Indian actress and model, who appears in Bollywood films. She first appeared as a child artist in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) and continued to do so in films Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000) and Badal (2000). She also appeared in television shows such as Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na (2008) and Lo Ho Gayi Pooja Iss Ghar Ki (2008). 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. She has appeared in many reality shows including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2013), Nach Baliye (2015) and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (2016).
Saeed was chosen among two-hundred other children to play Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji'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.
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. She was noticed due to her child star memory in spite of her small role. Film critic Taran Adarsh from Bollywood Hungama wrote, "Sana Saaed looks glamorous and does well". film critic Komal Nahta commented, "Sana Saeed only gets to pout and flaunt her body as Tanya.". 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. Boxofficeindia declared the film as a semihit after three weeks. She placed 5th in Nach Baliye 7.
|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|
|2012||Student Of The Year||Tanya Israni|
|2014||Fugly||Herself||Special appearance in item song "Lovely Jind Wali"|
|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|
|2014||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 7)||Herself||Colors TV||In for Teen Ka Tadka week along with Ashish Sharma|
|2015||Nach Baliye 7||Herself||Star Plus||Contestant with Deepesh Sharma eliminated and wild card entry. 5th position|
|2016||Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (season 7)||Herself||Colors||1st runner up|
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- "STUDENT OF THE YEAR MOVIE REVIEW". reviewgang.com.
- "Fugly: Sana Saeed to do a special song in Akshay Kumar's film". CNN-IBN. 22 November 2013. Retrieved 22 November 2013.