Kubbra Sait

Kubbra Sait (born 27 July 1983) is an Indian actress,[1] TV host and model who has appeared in the films Sultan, Ready and City Of Life. She plays Kuckoo in Netflix original show Sacred Games.

Kubbra Sait
Kubbra Sait graces the Zee Cine Awards, 2019.jpg
Kubbra Sait graces the Zee Cine Awards, 2019
Born (1983-07-27) 27 July 1983 (age 37)
Occupation
Years active2010-present
Known forThe character of Kukkoo in Sacred Games
Parent(s)Zakariah Sait
Yasmin Sait
RelativesDanish Sait (brother)
Tanveer Sait (uncle)
Websitekubbrasait.com

Early life and careerEdit

Kubbra Sait was born on 27 July 1983 in Bangalore to Zakariah Sait and Yasmin Sait. Her younger brother Danish Sait is a radio jockey and television host. In 2005, she moved to Dubai after her graduation from National Institute of Information & Management Sciences, Bangalore. She started hosting shows when she was about thirteen years old. Sait started her career as an accounts manager with Microsoft in Dubai before pursuing her career in the entertainment industry. She is a winner of the India's Best female Emcee Award in 2013.[2] She also won Miss Personality in Miss India Worldwide Beauty Pageant in 2009. Sait was praised for her role as a transgender woman named Kukoo in the Netflix show Sacred Games.[3] The Netflix original was nominated under the Best Drama category at the 47th International Emmy Awards. Sait represented Sacred Games at the Emmy Awards, held on 25 November 2019.[4][5]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2011 Ready Sunaina
2012 Jodi Breakers Vinita [6]
2015 I Love NY Vidya Saxena [7]
2016 Sultan Herself (commentator)
2019 Gully Boy Scarlett [8]
2020 Jawaani Jaaneman Rhea
2020 Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare Shazia [9]

Web SeriesEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2017 Going Viral Pvt. Ltd. Natasha Amazon Prime 8 episodes [10][11][12]
2018 Fourplay Brinda Alt Balaji 6 episodes [13][14]
2018 Sacred Games Kuckoo Netflix 7 episodes [15][16]
2019 TVF Tripling Sheetal The Viral Fever 3 episodes [17][18]
2019 RejctX Anushka ZEE5 10 episodes [19][20]
2019 The Verdict - State vs Nanavati Mamie Ahuja ZEE5 10 episodes [21][22]
2020 Illegal - Justice, Out of Order Meher Salam Voot 10 episodes [23][24]
2020 Waqalat From Home Rajini Tacker Amazon Prime 10 episodes [25][26]
TBA Foundation TBA Apple TV+ [27]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lucky break for Kubbra Sait in Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy". Mumbai Mirror. Archived from the original on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Netflix's Sacred Games: Who is Kubbra Sait?". The Indian Express. 8 July 2018. Archived from the original on 8 July 2018. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Kubbra Sait, who is stealing the limelight as Cuckoo in Saif Ali Khan-starrer Sacred Games - see photos". Archived from the original on 8 July 2018. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Kubbra Sait To Represent Sacred Games At Emmys, Is Convinced She'll Return Home With A Trophy". indiatimes.com. 20 November 2019. Archived from the original on 20 November 2019. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  5. ^ Mitchell, Molli (8 July 2018). "Sacred Games on Netflix: Who is Kubbra Sait? Who is the actress that plays Cuckoo?". Archived from the original on 12 October 2020. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Kubra Sait gears up for Bollywood". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Why is Kubra upset?". The Tribune. Archived from the original on 12 October 2020. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Lucky break for Kubra Sait in Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy". Mumbai Mirror. Archived from the original on 8 July 2018. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Kubbra Sait joins cast of Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, starring Bhumi Pednekar, Konkona Sen Sharma". Archived from the original on 24 December 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  10. ^ "Kubbra joins Kunal Roy Kapur in 'Going Viral…'". The Statesman. Archived from the original on 14 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  11. ^ "Anuvab Pal takes on the virality of things with going Viral Pvt. Ltd". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 14 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  12. ^ "SULTAN actress joins Kunaal Roy Kapur in 'Going Viral pvt Ltd'". Glamsham. Archived from the original on 14 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  13. ^ "Alt Balaji announces new series called Fourplay". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  14. ^ "Fourplay: Ekta Kapoor's new web series is a comic take on infidelity". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 14 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  15. ^ "Netflix's Sacred Games: Who is Kubbra Sait?". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 8 July 2018. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  16. ^ "Anurag Kashyap made me shoot for the nude scene 7 times in Sacred Games, says Kubra Sait". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 11 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  17. ^ "TVF Tripling season 2 review: Amol Parashar, Sumeet Vyas, Maanvi Gagroo's road trip goes downhill- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 5 April 2019. Archived from the original on 23 May 2019. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  18. ^ "Tripling 2 review: It's a bumpy ride". The Indian Express. 5 April 2019. Archived from the original on 8 April 2019. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  19. ^ "Kubra Sait and Sumeet Vyas are together on a web series and we cannot wait for the onscreen magic!". IWM Buzz. 11 July 2019. Archived from the original on 12 October 2020. Retrieved 5 October 2019.
  20. ^ DelhiJune 22, Indo-Asian News Service New; June 22, 2019UPDATED; Ist, 2019 15:00. "Kubbra Sait and Sumeet Vyas team up for musical web series Rejctx". India Today. Retrieved 2 December 2020.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  21. ^ DelhiJune 30, India Today Web Desk New; June 30, 2019UPDATED; Ist, 2019 17:54. "The Verdict State vs Nanavati trailer out: After Rustom, another remake of 1959 sensational crime case". India Today. Retrieved 2 December 2020.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  22. ^ "The Verdict State Vs Nanavati trailer: This AltBalaji series dramatises one of India's most famous cases". The Indian Express. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 2 December 2020.
  23. ^ MumbaiMay 19, Press Trust of India; May 19, 2020UPDATED; Ist, 2020 15:02. "Illegal star Kubbra Sait: I haven't turned down any role post Sacred Games". India Today. Retrieved 2 December 2020.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  24. ^ "Kubbra Sait on her new show Illegal and life in the times of corona". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 2 December 2020.
  25. ^ "Kubbra Sait on Wakaalat From Home: We worked for hours on Zoom". The Indian Express. 10 September 2020. Retrieved 2 December 2020.
  26. ^ "Kubbra Sait and Sumeet Vyas to star in new web series Wakaalat From Home". Hindustan Times. 3 September 2020. Retrieved 2 December 2020.
  27. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8887436/?ref_=ttep_ep1

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