Sana Khan was born in Mumbai to a Malayali Muslim father from Kannur and Mumbai born mother.

Sana Khan – Model Turned Actress

Sana Khan - Model Girl


Sana started out as a model and became a popular face; she appeared in more than thirty commercials, with some of the top Bollywood stars like Shahrukh Khan and Akshay Kumar.

She got opportunities to appear as an item song actress for movies like Bombay to Goa and Dhan Dhana Dhan Dhan Goal.

Sana Khan – In Silambattam

Sana Khan - In Silambattam

The South Indian film industry gave her recognition of an actress as well as stardom. In 2008, her portrayal of the tomboyish Brahmin village maiden, Jaanu opposite actor Silambarasan, in the Tamil language film Silambattam, brought her immense popularity and  fetched her the ITFA Best New Actress Award in the function held in Singapore. The film’s success led to it being dubbed in Telugu.

Sana Khan – South Star

Sana Khan - South Star

Sana has done films in most of the South Indian languages including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. Some of her films include Kool…Sakkath Hot Maga in Kannada, Gaganam in Telugu and Mr. Nookayya in Telugu. She recently got the chance to enact the role Vidya Balan made famous in the film Dirty Picture remake and is now one of the contestants in the TV reality show Bigg Boss 6.