Open main menu

Sumeet Saigal (born 18 February 1966) is a former Indian Bollywood actor and producer who was active in the Bollywood film industry from 1987 to 1995, appearing in over 30 films.[1]

Sumeet Saigal
Saiyesha with sumit dad.png
Sumeet with his daughter Sayyeshaa
Born (1966-02-18) 18 February 1966 (age 53)
Years active1987–1995
Spouse(s)Shaheen Banu (1990-2003)
Farah Naaz (2003-present)


Saigal made his debut in the 1987 film Insaniyat Ke Dushman and played leading or supporting roles in films opposite actors like Sanjay Dutt, Govinda and Mithun Chakraborty amongst others. Some of his well-known films are Imaandaar (1987), Param Dharam (1987), Lashkar (1989), Bahaar Aane Tak (1990), Pati Patni Aur Tawaif (1990) and Gunaah (1993). In 1995, he acted in his last films Saajan Ki Baahon Mein and Sauda and left the film industry. After 12 years out of the limelight, he directed the music video for a song featured in the film Red: The Dark Side in 2007.[2] In 2010, he produced the horror film Rokkk, starring Udita Goswami and Tanushree Dutta. Currently, he has a production company named "Sumeet Arts", which dubs South Indian films into Hindi.

Personal lifeEdit

Sumeet was married to Shaheen, the niece of actress Saira Banu from 1990 to 2003. He and Shaheen have one daughter named Sayyeshaa, who is a film actress and made her debut in 2015.[3] Sumeet later married actress Farah Naaz in the year 2003.[4]



  1. ^ "Sumeet Saigal movies, filmography, biography and songs -". Cinestaan. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Red Makes for Music Videos". Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  3. ^ "'Shivaay' actress Sayyesha Saigal is the step daughter of B'wood actress Farah & grand niece of Saira Banu". Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Farah Naaz Marriage: The Dainty Beauty's Tumultuous Love Life - The Bridal Box". 22 October 2016. Retrieved 15 July 2018.

External linksEdit