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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.[1]

Career

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.

Sana came sixth in dance reality show and was praised for her energy levels in dancing. Jhalak Dikhla Jaa.[2]

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.[3] 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".[4] film critic Komal Nahta commented, "Sana Saeed only gets to pout and flaunt her body as Tanya.".[1][5] 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.[6] Boxofficeindia declared the film as a semihit after three weeks.[7] 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

Year Film Role Notes
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
Badal Preeti
2012 Student Of The Year Tanya Israni
2014 Fugly Herself Special appearance in item song "Lovely Jind Wali"[8]

Television

Year Show Role Channel Notes
2001-2003 Fox Kids Chatur Chachi Star Plus
2008-2009 Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na Chaaya Joshi Colors TV Supporting role
2008-2009 Lo Ho Gayi Pooja Iss Ghar Ki Pooja SAB TV Lead role
2013 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 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 Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu Laila Star Plus Negative role
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Herself Colors TV In for Teen Ka Tadka week along with Ashish Sharma
2015 Dance Ki Takkar 2 Herself Star Plus
2015 Nach Baliye 7 Herself Star Plus Contestant with Deepesh Sharma eliminated and wild card entry. 5th position
2015-16 Behna...Ek Safar Ki Khushiyon Aur Pyaar Sonia Star Plus Supporting role
2016Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7HerselfColors 1st runner up
2017 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Herself Colors In for Teen Ka Tadka week along with Salman Yusuff Khan
2018 Dance Ki Takkar 7 Herself Star Plus Contestant
2018 Juzz Baatt Herself Zee TV Guest

References

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Nach Baliye 7
Judges
Hosts
Winner
Contestants
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6
Seasons
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1st runners—up

Lauren Gottlieb

2nd runners—up

Sonali Majumdar