Ansha Sayed is an Indian actress. She is best known for portraying Sub-Inspector Purvi in C.I.D..[1][2][3] Her other notable roles include Leelavati on Laagi Tujhse Lagan,[4] Jenny in Rang Badalti Odhani.[5]

Ansha Sayed
Sayed in 2012
Years active2005–present
Known forC.I.D.
Laagi Tujhse Lagan
Rang Badalti Odhani

Early life


Sayed grew up in Bandra, Mumbai. She is an alumna of M. M. K. College in Bandra.[6] Originally, she wanted to be a journalist, but ended up as an actress after successful auditions.[6]




Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Language Notes Ref.
2019 Hu Narendra Modi Banva Mangu Chu Shanti Gujarati
2023 Yaan Superstar Ananya Tulu [7]
TBA Ghudchadi TBA Hindi Completed [8]


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2005 Aahat Un­known
2006–2007 Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Riti Sehgal
2006–2008, 2011–2018 CID Various characters including Inspector Purvi [9]
2007 Doli Saja Ke Namrata Veer Kapoor
2008–2009 Bandhan Saat Janamon Ka Nikita Gupta
2008–2009 Aye Dil-E-Nadaan Sonakshi
2009–2010 Kesariya Balam Aavo Hamare Des Dhumri
2010 Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli Kanika Prakash
2010–2011 Laagi Tujhse Lagan Leelavati "Leela"
2011 Rang Badalti Odhani Jenny [10]
2019 CIF Sub-Inspector Meenakshi [11]
2020 RadhaKrishn Shikhandini
2021 Kaamnaa Sangini Holkar
Savdhaan India Inspector Deepti Singh
Mauka-E-Vardaat Inspector Anwesha Purohit [12]
2023–2024 Shiv Shakti – Tap Tyaag Tandav Vajrangi
2024 Shrimad Ramayan Tataka

Web series

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2020 Paper Tejaswini Rathod
2022 Maharani Sanjana Dutt Season 2 [13]
Human Shalini [14]


  1. ^ "CID completes 1000 episodes". The Times of India. 26 September 2013. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  2. ^ "'CID' Cast Celebrates Diwali With Underprivileged Children". Business of Cinema. 1 November 2013. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Daya, Abhijeet, Fredricks, and other CID cast members' fun-filled reunion; WATCH". PINKVILLA. 12 June 2022. Archived from the original on 4 April 2023. Retrieved 26 July 2022.
  4. ^ Mulchandani, Amrita (12 August 2011). "Actress Ansha Sayeed to quit the Colors' show to play the cop in Sony TV's CID". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Colleagues conniving to throw Mahi out?". FilmiBeat. 26 March 2010. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Anshed Sayed Lifestyle on the TV channel interview cid/Cif Purvi". YouTube. Retrieved 1 June 2023.
  7. ^ "Mangaluru: 'Yan Superstar' Tulu film gets ready to hit screens". Daiji World. 13 June 2023. Retrieved 11 September 2023.
  8. ^ "Filming Begins: Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, Khushali Kumar and Parth Samthaan to star in 'Ghudchadi'". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 17 November 2023.
  9. ^ "The TV show with the highest ratings". Rediff. Archived from the original on 10 May 2015. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
  10. ^ "Producer Yash Patnaik's party for his three shows was a rocking affair!". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 12 February 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  11. ^ "CID's team of Dayanand Shetty, Aditya Srivastava, and Ansha Sayed come together for a new show". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
  12. ^ "&TV's new show 'Mauka-e-Vardaat' to showcase mysterious crime cases". Mumbai Live. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  13. ^ Bhatti, Zoya (26 August 2022). "Maharani 2 sees Rani Bharti go from political pawn to queen bee. Watch it for Huma Qureshi". ThePrint. Retrieved 27 August 2022.
  14. ^ Ghosh, Devarsi (14 January 2022). "Human review: Shefali Shah gives a vicious performance in series about Big Pharma's crimes". Hindustan Times.