Sanaya Irani is an Indian television actress. She is known for playing Gunjan in Miley Jab Hum Tum and Khushi in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?. In 2015, Irani was a finalist for the eight season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. She later participated in Nach Baliye in 2017 with her partner Mohit Sehgal and won the third place. She is the only TV actress to be featured in the Forty Most Beautiful Women by People magazine.

Birth Name

Sanaya Irani


San, Sannu


Actress, Television Host, Model, Dancer



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sanaya Irani was born on the 17th of September 1983, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


She is currently 36 years old.

Sun Sign



Asian (Parsi)




Sanaya received her primary education from a Boarding School in Ooty, where she spent seven years over there. She graduated from Sydenham College in Mumbai. She intended to pursue an MBA, but she had to leave behind her dreams as she got offers from the film industry.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Kashmira Irani (Sister) & One Brother.

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Sanaya Irani has dated –

  • Mohit Sehgal (2008-Present) – Irani started dating her co-star Mohit Sehgal in 2008. They worked together in a television serial and love blossomed between the two. In December 2015, Irani got engaged to Sehgal. They tied the knot on 25 January 2016 in Goa.

Physical Stats


  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m


  • In Kilograms – 50 kg
  • In Pounds – 110 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 32-26-34
  • Bust – 32 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

She is known for playing Gunjan in Miley Jab Hum Tum and Khushi in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?.

Film Debut

In 2006, Irani made her acting debut with a cameo in the Yash Raj Film Fanaa as Mehbooba.

Television Debut

In 2007, Her television debut was in the SAB TV drama Left Right Left as Cadet Sameera Shroff. She was tutored by her director for her Hindi. This was followed by a negative role in Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi on Imagine TV.

Brand Endorsements

Irani has appeared in numerous television commercials including Shree Raj Mahal (jewelry brand), Belmonte, Airtel, Pepsi, Reliance among others.

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2008 Indian Television Academy Awards Gr8! Face (Female) Miley Jab Hum Tum Won
2012 People’s Choice Awards India Favorite On-Screen Jodi (shared with Barun Sobti) Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon Won
Indian Telly Awards Indian Telly Award for Best Onscreen Couple (with Barun Sobti) Won
2013 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress Popular Nominated
Boroplus Gold Awards Boroplus Face of the Year Chhanchhan Won
2014 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Popular) Rangrasiya Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards GR8! Performer of the year Nominated

Sanaya Irani Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Aamir Khan, Brad Pitt
  • Favorite ActressAishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shabana Azmi
  • Favorite Destination – Paris, America
  • Favorite Colors – Pink, Black
  • Favorite Pets – Dog
  • Favorite Watch Brand – Daniel Wellington
  • Favorite Food – Chocolates, Mushrooms, Brazilian Wraps
  • Favorite Movie – Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
  • Favorite Outfit – Black Dress
  • Favorite Tea – Cinnamon Tea
  • Favorite Social Media Platform – Twitter
  • Favorite Hobbies– Shopping, Traveling, Dancing

Sanaya Irani Net worth

Sanaya Irani has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars as of 2019. She owns a Volkswagen Passat Car.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanaya Irani

  • Sanaya started out as a model and during the course of years, she has walked the ramp for famous designers and endorsed several brands.
  • Sanaya first photoshoot was done by Boman Irani when he was a photographer.
  • Irani has received three Face of The Year awards and was the only television actress to be included in People Magazine (India)’s forty most beautiful women. She was titled the 3rd Sexiest Asian Woman Alive.
  • She has three pets dogs – Tia, Spider and Kaliya.
  • Sanaya Irani has appeared in the music video Tumko Dekha To Yeh sung by late Jagjit Singh.
  • K-based newspaper Eastern Eye placed her in their 50 Sexiest Asian Women list in 2012, She was again ranked at tenth position for the Eastern Eye newspaper.
  • In 2013, Irani hosted Zee TV’s Valentine’s Day special Ishq Wala Love opposite Karan Grover.
  • In August 2013, Irani made a brief guest appearance in the dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa to support her best friend Drashti Dhami.
  • She is the only Indian television actress to be listed in People Magazine’s (India) forty most beautiful women.
  • In December 2013, Irani made a special guest appearance in Bigg Boss 7 in the grand finale along with Ashish Sharma, Preetika Rao and Harshad Arora. She also made special appearance in Beintehaa in March and June 2014.
  • She is a good friend of TV actors like Drashti Dhami, USA, Barun Sobti, Arjun Bijlani and Ragini Khanna.
  • She has worked with top-notch names in Bollywood like Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan in commercials.
  • In 2014, she was listed in the top 10 best television actresses by Rediff.
  • In November 2014, Sanaya was approached for Bigg Boss 8 but she declined it.
  • In 2017, Irani participated in the dance show Nach Baliye 8 with her husband Mohit Sehgal.


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