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Sayani Gupta is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi films. A graduate from the Film and Television Institute of India. In 2012, she made her feature film debut in Second Marriage Dot Com. She has since appeared in supporting roles in films such as Fan, Jolly LLB 2 and Article 15. She essayed the role of a blind Pakistani-Bangladeshi lesbian activist named Khanum in Margarita with a Straw opposite Kalki Koechlin. She is one of those Indian actresses who has done off-beat characters and gained appreciation from the critics. She has been nominated for many film awards for her on-screen performances. Sayani has won the Lion Golds Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in Article 15.

Birth Name

Sayani Gupta

Nickname

Sayani

Profession

Actress

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sayani Gupta was born on the 9th of October 1985, in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.

Age

She’s currently 37 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

Asian

She has Indian ancestry.

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Sayani studied at the Film and Television Institute of India. From 2004 to 2007, she also attended Lady Shri Ram College for Women. Prior to that, she had studied at  Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Salt Lake. After the completion of her 12th grade, Sayani enrolled at St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. Sayani had trained in Bharatanatyam under the watchful eye of Thankamani Kutty at Kerala Kalamandalam.

Family Details

  • Father – Kamal Gupta (Musician)

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  • Mother – Maitreyi Gupta (Worked for BSNL)
  • Siblings – Bhairav Gupta (Brother), Ahir Gupta (Brother)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sayani Gupta has dated –

Sayani has largely opted to keep her personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about her love life and dating history.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-26-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Sayani became known for her portrayal in Bollywood films like, Article 15, Margarita with a Straw, Jolly LLB 2, and Axone. She is one of those Indian actresses who has done off-beat characters and gained appreciation from the critics. Apart from film, Sayani is quite active in web series and short films.

Film Debut

In 2012, Gupta had her first film onscreen role in the movie, Second Marriage Dot Com as Poonam and she made her theatrical film debut as Regha in the psychological thriller movie, Posham Pa (2019).

Brand Endorsements

Sayani has appeared in the commercials for various brands including Big Bazaar, Bata, Be Beautiful, 100 Pipers Scotch, Samsung, The Tribe Concepts, Tata Sky, and Tanishq.

Sayani Gupta Net worth

Sayani Gupta has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sayani Gupta

  • Gupta was born and raised in Kolkata in a family that was musically inclined.
  • After her graduation, she worked as a marketing and sales associate in Indian Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.
  • Since she was interested in acting, she took up a course of graduation from the Film and Television Institute of India to establish herself as an actor.
  • Soon after graduated from FTII, Sayani started modeling and doing theatres. She was always inclined towards the Parallel and Arts category of cinema and wanted to establish herself in the same genre.
  • In 2012, Sayani made her debut theatrical film appearance as Poonam Upadhyay in Second Marriage Dot Com.
  • As a singer, she sang “Kahab To” in Article 15. She also served background vocals on most of the Four More Shots Please soundtrack.
  • She was also nominated for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in Article 15 in Awards of International Indian Film Academy and Indian Television Academy Awards for ‘Best Actress’ (Inside Edge).
  • She has been seen in several web-series and short films as well. Some famous projects of her are Four More Shots Please, Leeches, The Proposal, Inside Edge, Kaushiki, Shame, and Red Velvet.
  • For her another short film Leechesshe won ‘Best Performance in a Short Film Award’ at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles.
  • Sayani had trained in the dance form of Bharatnatyam for 17 years. Other than that, she is also skilled in modern dance and ballet.
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