Sayyeshaa

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Sayyeshaa
Sayyeshaa at Shivaay trailer launch (cropped).jpg
Sayyeshaa at the trailer launch of Shivaay in Indore.
Born
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Years active2015-present
Spouse(s)Arya (m. 2019)

Sayesha Saigal[1][2], known mononymously as Sayyeshaa, is an Indian film actress who mostly appears in Tamil films, and has also appeared in Hindi and Telugu films.[3][4] After working in a Telugu film Akhil (2015), she made her Bollywood debut in Ajay Devgn's Shivaay (2016),[5][6] and her Tamil debut in the film Vanamagan (2017).

Personal life[edit]

She is the daughter of actors Sumeet Saigal and Shaheen Banu. She is the grandniece of actors Saira Banu[7] and Dilip Kumar.[1] On 10 March 2019, she married Arya, her co-star in the film Ghajinikanth.[8][9][10]

Career[edit]

Sayyeshaa made her debut in the cinema industry with the Telugu film Akhil (2015). She made her Bollywood debut opposite Ajay Devgn in his second directorial film Shivaay.[11] Her movie Vanamagan hit the theatres in June 2017, marking her Tamil debut.[12][13][14] [15] In 2018, she starred in Kadaikutty Singam with Karthi, Junga with Vijay Sethupathi and Ghajinikanth with Arya.

Filmography[edit]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Language Notes
2015 Akhil Divya Telugu Debut Telugu film
2016 Shivaay Anushka Hindi Debut Hindi film
2017 Vanamagan Kaviya Tamil Debut Tamil film
2018 Kadaikutty Singam Kannukiniyal aka Iniya
2018 Junga Yazhini
2018 Ghajinikanth Vandhana
2019 Kaappaan Films that have not yet been released TBA Filming
2019 Kizhakku Africavil RajuFilms that have not yet been released TBA Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Saira Banu's grand niece Sayyeshaa Saigal All Set For Telugu Debut". www.news18.com. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Arya to marry Sayesha Saigal in March". The Week. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  3. ^ "About Sayyeshaa". www.sayyeshaa.com. Archived from the original on 12 April 2017. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  4. ^ "I Didn't Get This Film For My Family Connections". mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Sayyeshaa goes on learning spree with Ajay Devgn starrer Shivaay". indianexpress.com. 30 May 2016. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Ajay Devgn's discovery Sayyeshaa is turning heads - Times of India". Archived from the original on 27 May 2016. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  7. ^ "SHIVAAY' ACTRESS SAYYESHAA IS THE GRAND NIECE OF SAIRA BANU". filmydost.in. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
  8. ^ Arya (13 February 2019). "Happy Valentines Day #Blessed @sayyeshaapic.twitter.com/WjRgOGssZr". twitter.com. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Gobi and Sayyeshaa to tie the knot in March". Indian Express. 2019-02-14. Retrieved 2019-02-14.
  10. ^ "Dilip Kumar's grandniece marries Tamil star". Rediff. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  11. ^ "Sayyeshaa to debut in Ajay Devgn's Shivay". 24 October 2014. Archived from the original on 19 November 2015. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
  12. ^ "Sayyeshaa upbeat about Vanamagan". www.deccanchronicle.com/. 18 June 2017. Archived from the original on 19 June 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  13. ^ "Vanamagan release postponed due to Kollywood strike". Top 10 Cinema. 10 May 2017. Archived from the original on 21 August 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  14. ^ "Vanamagan Tamil Movie, Wiki, Story, Review, Release Date, Trailers - Filmibeat". FilmiBeat. Archived from the original on 24 June 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  15. ^ "Sayyeshaa Tamil Movie, Wiki, Story, Review, Release Date, Trailers - Celebhdwall". Retrieved 2017-06-20. Archived from the original on 21 August 2017.

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