Sayyeshaa

Sayyeshaa Saigal (born 12 August 1997), known mononymously as Sayyeshaa, is an Indian actress who primarily appears in Tamil-language films.[4][5] After working in a Telugu film Akhil (2015),[6] she made her Bollywood debut in Ajay Devgn's Shivaay (2016),[7][8] and her Tamil debut in the film Vanamagan (2017).[9]

Sayyeshaa
Sayyesha smiling at camera
Sayyeshaa at Shivaay trailer launch
Born
Sayyeshaa Saigal[1][2]

(1997-08-12) 12 August 1997 (age 23)[3]
OccupationActress
Years active2015–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2019)
Parent(s)

Personal lifeEdit

 
Saiyesha with her father, Sumeet Saigal.

She is the daughter of actors Sumeet Saigal and Shaheen Banu. She is the grandniece of actors Saira Banu[10] and Dilip Kumar.[1] On 10 March 2019, she married Arya, her co-star in the films Ghajinikanth, Kaappaan and Teddy.[11][12][13][14]

CareerEdit

Sayyeshaa made her debut in the cinema industry with the Telugu film Akhil (2015). She made her Bollywood debut opposite Ajay Devgn in his second directorial film Shivaay.[15] Her movie Vanamagan hit the theatres in June 2017, marking her Tamil debut.[16][17][18][19] In 2018, she starred in Kadaikutty Singam with Karthi, Junga with Vijay Sethupathi and Ghajinikanth with Arya. In 2019, she starred in Kaappaan alongside Suriya, Mohanlal, and Arya.[20][21][22]

FilmographyEdit

  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Language Notes
2015 Akhil Divya Telugu Nominated – SIIMA Award for Best Female Debut in Telugu film
2016 Shivaay Anushka Hindi
2017 Vanamagan Kavya Tamil
2018 Kadaikutty Singam Kannukkiniyal aka Iniya
Junga Yazhini
Ghajinikanth Vandhana
2019 Kaappaan Anjali
2021 Teddy Srividya/Teddy [23]
Yuvarathnaa Vandana Kannada [24]
[25]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Saira Banu's grand niece Sayyeshaa Saigal All Set For Telugu Debut". www.news18.com. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Arya to marry Sayesha Saigal in March". The Week. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Happy Birthday: Arya Celebrates Wife Sayyeshaa's Birthday In Style!". JWF online. 12 August 2019. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  4. ^ "About Sayyeshaa". www.sayyeshaa.com. Archived from the original on 12 April 2017. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  5. ^ "I Didn't Get This Film For My Family Connections". mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  6. ^ "'Akhil' 5-day box office collection: Akhil-Sayesha starrer beats 'Kanche' 1st weekend record". International Business Times. 16 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Sayyeshaa goes on learning spree with Ajay Devgn starrer Shivaay". indianexpress.com. 30 May 2016. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Ajay Devgn's discovery Sayyeshaa is turning heads - Times of India". Archived from the original on 27 May 2016. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  9. ^ "Sayyeshaa roped in for Jayam Ravi- AL Vijay film — Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  10. ^ "SHIVAAY' ACTRESS SAYYESHAA IS THE GRAND NIECE OF SAIRA BANU". filmydost.in. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
  11. ^ Arya (13 February 2019). "Happy Valentines Day #Blessed @sayyeshaapic.twitter.com/WjRgOGssZr". twitter.com. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  12. ^ "Gobi and Sayyeshaa to tie the knot in March". Indian Express. 14 February 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  13. ^ "Dilip Kumar's grandniece marries Tamil star". Rediff. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  14. ^ "SEE PICS: Arya and Sayyeshaa get married in Hyderabad; Actors Suriya, Rana Daggubati, others attend". The New Indian Express.
  15. ^ "Sayyeshaa to debut in Ajay Devgn's Shivay (2016)". 24 October 2014. Archived from the original on 19 November 2015. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
  16. ^ "Sayyeshaa upbeat about Vanamagan". www.deccanchronicle.com/. 18 June 2017. Archived from the original on 19 June 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  17. ^ "Vanamagan release postponed due to Kollywood strike". Top 10 Cinema. 10 May 2017. Archived from the original on 21 August 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  18. ^ "Vanamagan Tamil Movie, Wiki, Story, Review, Release Date, Trailers - Filmibeat". FilmiBeat. Archived from the original on 24 June 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  19. ^ "Sayyeshaa Tamil Movie, Wiki, Story, Review, Release Date, Trailers - Celebhdwall". Retrieved 2017-06-20. Archived from the original on 21 August 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  20. ^ "Suriya's next with KV Anand goes on the floors in London". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 23 July 2018. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  21. ^ "Suriya 37 director KV Anand ropes in Arya for pivotal role; Tamil actor joins shoot in London". Firstpost. Archived from the original on 19 July 2018. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  22. ^ "After Vijay's 'Sarkar', Prem Kumar also in Suriya 37!". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 24 August 2018. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  23. ^ "Arya-Sayyeshaa's 'Teddy' starts with a pooja today! - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  24. ^ "Puneeth Rajkumar has a special guest on the set of Yuvarathnaa - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  25. ^ Vyas (26 May 2019). "Sayyeshaa wraps up her next". www.thehansindia.com. Retrieved 27 May 2019.

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