Anisa Butt

Anisa Butt (born 18 January 1993) is a British Indian television and film actress. She started her career as a child artist in the television show Ishaan, which aired on Disney Channel India. She made her film debut in Shuja Ali's movie Baat Bann Gayi.[1][2]

Anisa Butt
Anisa Butt
Anisa at the launch of salon A' Kreations
Anisa Butt

(1993-01-18) 18 January 1993 (age 28)
Alma materUniversity of London
Years active2010–present
Known forIshaan: Sapno Ko Awaaz De

Early lifeEdit

Anisa graduated from University of London with a B.A. in Drama (Performance). She is a self-taught dancer and has performed dance and drama at the Royal Albert hall. She has also attended Kevin Spacey’s workshop at The Old Vic theater.

Acting careerEdit

In 2010, Anisa started her career with Disney Channel India's show Ishaan as Shyla. In 2011, she made a cameo appearance in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara as Tanya. She was spotted with Shahrukh Khan in an advertisement for Navratna Seeti Bajao, directed by Rajkumar Hirani.

In 2013, she has made a small appearance in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani with Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles. She made her film debut with Baat Bann Gayi in the lead role opposite Ali Fazal. The film also co-starred Gulshan Grover and Amrita Raichand and was released on 11 October 2013.

In 2017, she had made a small appearance in Half Girlfriend with Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles.


Year Movie/TV Series Role Notes
2010 Ishaan Shyla Child Actress
Jhoota Hi Sahi Kabir's girlfriend Bhavna
2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Tanya Kalki Koechlin’s (Natasha) sister
2013 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Preeti Lara's Friend
Baat Bann Gayi Rachna
2016 Brahman Naman Anita Ronnie's girlfriend
2017 Half Girlfriend Rutvi Madhav's friends wife
2019 BOSS: Baap of Special Services Tanya ALT Balaji
2019 [Yumbarzallo: Music video by Zee Music. Singer Yawar Abdal


  1. ^ "London girl Anisa Butt debuts in 'Baat Bann Gayi'".
  2. ^ Mahendroo, Sonal (9 October 2013). "Exclusive Interview: Disney's Child artist Anisa to debut with Baat Bann Gayi". Archived from the original on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2013.

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