|Real Name||Sanya Malhotra
|Famous Role||"Babita Kumari" in the film 'Dangal' (2016)
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 157 cm
in meters- 1.57 m
in feet inches- 5’ 2”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||32-26-32|
|Date of Birth||25 February 1992|
|Age (as in 2018)||26 Years|
|Birthplace||Delhi, India TOI|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|School||Ryan International School, Mayur Vihar, Delhi|
|College/University||Gargi College, University of Delhi, New Delhi|
|Debut||Film: Dangal (2016)
|Address||A 3-BHK apartment in Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Travelling, Reading, Doing Yoga|
|Awards||2018- Best New Action Star at the prestigious 4th annual Jackie Chan Action Movie Week in China
|Boys, Affairs, and More|
|Parents||Father- Sunil Malhotra (Engineer)
Mother- Renu Malhotra (Homemaker)
Sister- Shagun Malhotra (Elder)
|Favourite Food||Rajma Chawal|
|Favourite Beverage(s)||Coffee, Beetroot Juice|
|Favourite Actor(s)||Aamir Khan, Ranbir Kapoor|
|Favourite Actresses||Kangana Ranaut, Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone|
|Favourite Film(s)||Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dil Chahta Hai, Maqbool, The Lunchbox|
|Favourite Director(s)||Vishal Bhardwaj, Imtiaz Ali, Karan Johar|
|Favourite Singer/Band(s)||Lana Del Rey, Coldplay|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanya Malhotra
- Does Sanya Malhotra smoke?: No
- Does Sanya Malhotra drink alcohol?: Yes
- Sanya was born into a middle-class Punjabi family.
- During her childhood, she suffered from a stammering problem, which she had overcome with time.
- She has always been passionate about dance and is a trained ballet dancer.
- As a kid, she was fascinated by Bollywood award shows and also showcased her acting abilities at the theatre plays in Delhi.
- In 2013, after completing her graduation, she reached Mumbai to participate in Zee TV’s dance reality show ‘Dance India Dance,’ but didn’t go beyond top 100.
- Though she left her dancing aspirations after failing to contest in ‘Dance India Dance,’ she stayed in Mumbai to try her luck in acting and started doing various commercials.
- She rose to fame with the biggest hit of 2016- ‘Dangal,’where she played the role of Babita Kumari, daughter of Mahavir Singh Phogat. Babita Kumari was the one who had won a gold medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
- She beat around 10,000 girls at the auditions to get the lead role of “Babita Kumari” in ‘Dangal.’
- She, along with Zaira Wasim, Fatima Sana Sheikh, and Suhani Bhatnagar used to stay together at Aamir Khan‘s old apartment in Mumbai for 6 months during the filming of ‘Dangal.’
- After doing ‘Dangal,’ she worked for a while as an intern at ‘Aamir Khan Productions,’ where she learned the skills of pre-production, post-production, background score and VFX.
- She turned choreographer for Aamir Khan in his production film ‘Secret Superstar’ (2017).
- She is an avid cat and dog lover.