One of the most beautiful actresses of the Indian Television Industry, Sanaya Irani, popularly known as Gunjan of Miley Jab Hum Tum is no more single! Yes, she is dating her co – star in Miley Jab Hum Tum, Mohit Sehgal.
Mohit and Sanaya met on the sets of Miley Jab Hum Tum (MJHT). They started off by being good friends. Soon they became close friends and then their friendship blossomed into love.They used to spend time together on and off the shoots. Mohit and Sanaya used to spend most of their time in the actress’ vanity van! The two used to get completely engrossed in the romantic scenes of the show (MJHT) even if it did not require too much intimacy.
Opposites attract and this is exactly what has happened in their case! Sanaya is not at all romantic whereas Mohit is a very romantic person. Mohit makes up for the romance that is missing from Sanaya’s end!
The two have been into a relationship for five years now. It is said that Sanaya declared her love for Mohit on the last day of the shoot. Sanaya is 30 years old whereas Mohit is 28, which clearly proves that age has never been a barrier between them!
However, the lovebirds are in no hurry to get married right now. The couple have denied rumors of them getting married in the near future. They need time to settle down and currently both are busy with their respective careers. Marriage would mean devoting a lot of time to each other and at present neither of them seem to be ready for it. They want to concentrate on their careers at the moment. Everyone would come to know once they get married!
Sanaya and Mohit would love to work together in a new show, in fact they were approached for Nach Baliye Season 6 but it did not work out as Sanaya was busy shooting for her new show Rang Rasiya, soon to be aired on Colors TV whereas Mohit was busy making an entry in Zee TV’s Qubool Hai!
When Mohit was new to the small screen industry, Sanaya had already been a part of it for quite some time. Therefore, she guided him in improving his acting skills.They have learnt quite a lot from each other.
Mohit loves cooking and he cooks a lot of healthy food for himself as well as for his sweetheart Sanaya. The two are very fond of each other and seem to be inseparable!
Sanaya Irani Biography and Family:
Sanaya Irani was born on 17th September in the year 1983. She was born to a Parsi family in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Sanaya did her schooling from Ooty. After her schooling, she pursued her graduation from Sydenham College. She wanted to go for MBA but then she stepped into the glamour industry on her mom’s advice.
She has a younger brother and a sister named Kashmira Irani. Her family members reside in the U.S. Sanaya, one of the three siblings, moved to Mumbai to fulfill her dreams in acting.
The actress started off her career with modeling. Her first portfolio was taken by photographer – turned – actor Boman Irani. After her stint with modeling, she featured in quite a lot of commercials like Pepsi, Fairglow, Dabur Honey, Everyuth fruit face wash and Dulux Paints (along with heartthrob Barun Sobti, her co – star in Iss Pyaar Ko Kyaa Naam Doon). Having charmed the audience with her grace and beauty, Sanaya forayed into acting with the legend Jagjit Singh’s famous music album Tumko Dekha Toh Yeh Khayaal Aaya. She starred in the video of the title track (Tumko Dekha Toh Yeh Khayaal Aaya).
Sanaya Irani TV Serials:
The Zoroastrian girl bagged roles in quite a number of daily soaps. She debuted in the showbiz industry in the year 2008 with the TV series, Left Right Left, in which she played the role of Cadet Sameera Shroff.
Next, she donned a cameo in Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi, aired on the channel NDTV Imagine. She portrayed a character in a negative shade in the show.
Sanaya tasted success through her show Miley Jab Hum Tum, aired on Star One. In this youth oriented College romance show, she played the role of an introvert, shy and an adorable girl next door named Gunjan. Gunjan is a very bright student as well as an excellent singer. Gunjan becomes friends with the lead athlete and college star Samrat (played by actor and boyfriend Mohit Sehgal). Gradually, Samrat and Gunjan realize their intense love for each other and get into a relationship.
The show basically deals with falling in love during college time and developing relationships for a lifetime. It revolved around the lives of four people – Samrat, Gunjan, draamebaaz Nupur (played by actress Rati Pandey, Indira Sharma of Hitler Didi) and college topper Mayankh (Arjun Bijlani, who was also seen in Left Right Left). Miley Jab Hum Tum ran for two years.
The talented actress was also seen in many popular reality shows. She had been one of the contestants of the cookery based reality show Welcome Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki aired on Life Ok.
She also co-hosted season 2 of the dance reality show Zaraa Nachke Dikha along with Mohit Sehgal.
Sanaya participated in Meethi Choori No.1, aired on NDTV Imagine.
The hottie also hosted the reality show Ishqq Waala Love along with co – anchor Karan Grover.
She bagged the lead role in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon (IPKKND), aired on the channel Star Plus. In this daily soap, she essayed the role of sweet, simple and bubbly Khushi opposite Barun Sobti who played the role of a rich and arrogant business tycoon named Arnav Singh Raizada. Innocent Khushi ends up getting married to a somewhat rude Arnav. Each time the two confront each other they get into quarrels. But ultimately, they fall in love. Barun and Sanaya shared a scintillating onscreen chemistry.
After impressing the audience with her acting skills, she picked the lead role in the family drama Chanchan wherein she played the role of a dog trainer. Chanchan worked in an Ashram. Chanchan is a modern girl who resides in Ahmedabad along with her family.
She meets Maanav (played by actor Farhan Khan later replaced by Anuj Sachdeva) at her best friend Poorvi’s wedding. Despite the initial hatred, Maanav and Chanchan fall in love. They plan to marry against Maanav’s mom’s wishes. The show however did not do well and constantly got low ratings. Chanchan breathed its last in the month of September 2013.
Sanaya Irani New Show:
In spite of Sanaya’s failure in the show Chanchan, she bagged the lead role in Color’s TV’s new show Rang Rasiya. Here, she will be seen playing the role of a young village bride named Paarvati who believes in love. Her path crosses with Border Security Force Officer Rudra (portrayed by actor Ashish Sharma, who was last seen as Ranveer in Rab Se Sohna Ishhq) who hates anyone who invests in the emotion of love!
The Show will deal with how Rudra and Paarvati get attracted to each other and fall in love despite their ideologies being completely opposite. It is loosely based on William Shakespeare’s famous English drama Othello and will revolve around the strong, passionate and aggressive love story of Rudra and Paarvati.
Rang Rasiya will get the prime time slot and is supposed to be replacing Bigg Boss Season 7 and will go on air on December 30th.
Sanaya Irani Filmography:
The brown eyed beauty bagged a small role in Yash Raj’s bollywood blockbuster movie Fanaa where she played the role of Kajol’s friend Bobo in the year 2006.
Sanaya Irani Slam Book:
Sanaya, popularly known as the Barbie doll of the small screen industry shares some of her favourites with her fans:
She’s crazy about: chocolates.
Hobbies: dancing, traveling, sleeping, eating and shopping. Sanaya loves animals and is very fond of dogs!
Song she’s humming these days: Rabba Ve.
TV shows she follows: There are many shows that she follows like Friends, How I Met Your Mother, etc. But following Comedy Central is a must for her!
Her daily routine: wakes up at around 7 in the morning and goes for her shoot. She shoots for 12 hours and comes back home, eats her food and spends some time with her family and goes to sleep by 12 or 1!
Her favorite pass – time during her free time on the sets: Sleeping!
The best compliment she ever received: She loves it when somebody genuinely compliments her for her acting saying that she’s a good actor.
Her inspiration: Nobody inspires her. But her Mom is the best human being she has ever met on earth. It’s not because she is her mother but she’s really a wonderful women and Sanaya always want to be like her.
Favourite music: All Hindi songs.
One thing she wants to change about herself: her friends call her moody and snappy. She would like to change that.
Favourite actor in Bollywood: Aamir Khan.
Favourite Color: Pink.
Favourite Movies: All kinds of movies!
Favourite Dress: any comfortable dress.
Favourite Cuisine: Brazilian wraps and mushrooms.
Drink (non-alcoholic): Coffee.
Drink (alcoholic): Beer and wine.
Loved ones call her: Sanu, Sweetu. She’s incomplete without her loved ones!
Hates: Cockroaches, Liars!
Loves: spending time with boyfriend Mohit! 🙂