Sayani Gupta

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Sayani Gupta
Sayani Gupta grace GQ Men of The Year Awards 2016 (cropped).jpg
Gupta in 2016
Born (1985-10-09) 9 October 1985 (age 34)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Years active2011–present

Sayani Gupta (born 9 October 1985) is an Indian film actress who appears in Hindi films. A graduate from the Film and Television Institute of India, she made her feature film debut in 2012 in Second Marriage Dot Com. She has since appeared in supporting roles in films such as Fan (2016), Jolly LLB 2 (2017) and Article 15 (2019).[1][2][3][4][5] She essayed the role of a blind Pakistani gay activist named Khanum in Margarita with a Straw opposite Kalki Koechlin.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Note
2012 Second Marriage Dot Com Poonam
2015 Margarita with a Straw[3] Khanum
Parched Champa
Leeches Raisa Short film
2016 Fan Sunaina [7]
Call Waiting Aarti Short film[8]
Baar Baar Dekho[9] Chitra
2017 Jolly LLB 2 Hina Siddiqui
The Proposal Hindi short film
The Hungry Loveleen Ahuja
Jagga Jasoos Little Girl [5]
Jab Harry Met Sejal Isha Deleted scene
Fukrey Returns Sheetal Deleted scene
2018 Shame Natasha Short Film
Detour Nimisha Short film
2019 Red Velvet Short Film
Article 15 Gaura
Shameless Bharti Short film

Singer[edit]

As a singer she sung kahab to in article15. She also served background vocals on most of the "Four More Shots Please" soundtracks.

Web Series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2017 Inside Edge Rohini Raghavan Amazon Prime [10][11]
Kaushiki Kaushiki viu
2019 Four More Shots Please! Damini Rizvi-Roy Amazon Prime [12]
2019 Posham Pa Regha ZEE5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whoa! Sayani Gupta looks unrecognisable in 'Jolly LLB 2'
  2. ^ "Sayani Gupta plays pregnant woman in Jolly LLB 2".
  3. ^ a b "Sayani Gupta, who made her debut in Hindi cinema with the film "Margarita With A Straw", says her co-star Kalki Koechlin has been a "massive" support system for her". indianexpress.com.
  4. ^ "Sayani Gupta, the quiet scene stealer of 'Margarita with a Straw'". thehindu.com.
  5. ^ a b "Ranbir Kapoor is outstanding: Sayani Gupta". indianexpress.com.
  6. ^ "Bollywood movies which touched upon homosexuality as a subject". Zee News. 6 September 2018. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Fan Tales: How Shah Rukh Khan's co-star Sayani Gupta bagged the film offer!". dnaindia.com.
  8. ^ "SRK's FAN actress Sayani Gupta in short film 'Call Waiting'". indianexpress.com/.
  9. ^ Three In One. Box Office India. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  10. ^ "Sayani Gupta: Frankly, Indian TV is sh*t right now, there's no good show on offer". Hindustan Times.
  11. ^ "Sayani Gupta sacrifices theatre opportunities for web-series Inside Edge". Deccan Chronicle.
  12. ^ "Sayani Gupta: Four More Shots Please is my most glamorous project ever". Inidan Express. 24 January 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2019.

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