Sana Saeed

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Sana Saeed
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Saeed at the Global Peace Fashion Show, 2013
Born (1988-09-22) 22 September 1988 (age 29)[1]
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Vidya Vihar Residential School
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998–present

Sana Saeed (born 22 September 1988)[1] is an Indian actress and model, who appears in Bollywood films.[2] 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.[3] She has appeared in many reality shows including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2013), Nach Baliye (2015) and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (2016).

Career[edit]

She appeared as a child artist in critically and commercially successful films Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), 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.[4]

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.[5] 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".[6] film critic Komal Nahta commented, "Sana Saeed only gets to pout and flaunt her body as Tanya.".[3][7] 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.[8] Boxofficeindia declared the film as a semihit after three weeks.[9] She placed 5th in Nach Baliye 7.

In May 2018, Saeed appeared in Zee TV's talk show Juzz Baatt as a guest along with Adnan Khan, Arjit Taneja and Karan Jotwani.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1998 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Anjali Khanna Child artist
2000 Badal Preeti
Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega Special Appearance
2012 Student Of The Year Tanya Israni Secondary role[10]
2014 Fugly Dancer Song "Lovely Jind Wali"[11]
Caught in the Web Herself Short film[12]
TBA Stranger Group TBA Pre-production[13]

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Channel Notes
2001-2003 Fox Kids Chatur Chachi Star Plus
2008-2009 Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na Chaaya Joshi Sony TV
2008-2009 Lo Ho Gayi Pooja Iss Ghar Ki Pooja SAB TV
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 Herself Colors TV Contestant (evicted on 24 August 2013) - 6th position
MTV Splitsvilla MTV India Host of the Review show of Splitsvilla 6 episodes
Yeh Hai Aashiqui Nandini Bindass episode 16 and 17
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Herself Colors TV In for Teen Ka Tadka week along with Ashish Sharma
2015 Nach Baliye 7 Star Plus Contestant with Deepesh Sharma eliminated and wild card entry. 5th position
2017 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 In for Teen Ka Tadka week along with Salman Yusuff Khan
2018 Juzz Baatt Zee TV Guest

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "12 child artistes who turned into beautiful divas". Mid-Day. 22 September 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  2. ^ "Sana Saeed home". Mumbai Mirror. The Times of India. 28 August 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  3. ^ a b Joginder Tuteja (22 October 2012). "Karan scores hat trick with SOTY scoring very well at the Box Office". Koimoi.com. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  4. ^ "Sana to enter Jhalak Dikhla Jaa as wild card". Daily Mail. London. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  5. ^ Neha Sharma; Navdeep Kaur Marwah (4 January 2011). "The new stars of Bollywood". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  6. ^ Taran Adarsh. "Student Of The Year Review". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  7. ^ Roshni Devi (19 October 2012). "Student Of The Year Review". Koimoi.com. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  8. ^ "Student of the Year Movie Review". reviewgang.com. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  9. ^ "Student o9f the Year". Box Office India. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  10. ^ "Sana Saeed in Student of the Year [Kuch Kuch Hota Hai's Anjali]". Mumbai. 7 August 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  11. ^ "Sana Saeed Does Item Song for Akshay Kumar's Film". IndiaWest. PTI. 20 November 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  12. ^ "Sana Saeed's short film released on a video sharing website". Mid Day. 7 April 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2018. 
  13. ^ Juhi Patel (11 August 2017). "'The Breakfast Club' 1985's Comedy English Film to get Hindi Remake". Retrieved 15 July 2018. 

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