Ananya Panday, the young Indian actress, made a vibrant entry into Bollywood with “Student of the Year 2” in 2019. Her fresh charm and confident performances have garnered attention. She followed up with “Pati Patni Aur Woh” and “Khaali Peeli,” showcasing her versatility.
Ananya’s engaging presence extends to her social media, where she connects with fans and shares insights into her life. Beyond acting, she’s recognized for her fashion sense and endorsements. With a promising start and a growing fan base, Ananya Panday remains a prominent face in the new generation of Bollywood talent.
Early Life and Background:
Ananya Panday was born on October 30, 1998, in Mumbai, India, into a family with strong ties to the entertainment industry. She is the daughter of veteran actor Chunky Panday and Bhavna Panday. Ananya completed her schooling at Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai.
Growing up in a film-centric environment, Ananya developed an interest in acting and performing arts from a young age. She participated in various school plays and dramas, honing her skills. Despite her family background, she pursued formal training in acting and attended the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, USA, to study the subject before entering the Indian film industry.
Ananya Panday’s career in the entertainment industry took off with her debut in the Bollywood film “Student of the Year 2” in 2019. The film, directed by Punit Malhotra, marked her entry into the industry and showcased her youthful charm. Despite being a newcomer, Ananya garnered attention for her performance.
She followed up with “Pati Patni Aur Woh” (2019), a remake of the classic film, where she played the role of the “Woh” (the other woman). Her portrayal of a modern character received mixed reviews but showcased her versatility. In 2020, she appeared in “Khaali Peeli,” a masala entertainer in which she played the female lead.
Ananya’s presence on social media and her active engagement with fans contributed to her growing popularity. Her career trajectory, while still in its early stages, indicates her potential as a young talent in the Indian film industry.
Here’s a table, some of Ananya Panday’s notable movies:
|2019||Student of the Year 2||Romantic Drama||Shreya Randhawa|
|2019||Pati Patni Aur Woh||Comedy Drama||Tapasya Singh|
|2020||Khaali Peeli||Action Comedy||Pooja Gujjar|
|2022||Liger (upcoming)||Sports Drama||–|
|2022||Fighter (upcoming)||Sports Drama||–|
|2023||Shakun Batra’s Next (upcoming)||Drama||–|
Awards and Nominations:
|2019||26th Screen Awards||Best Female Debut||Student of the Year 2||Nominated|
|Fresh Face of the Year||—||Won|
|2020||65th Filmfare Awards||Best Female Debut||Student of the Year 2 & Pati Patni Aur Woh||Won|
|2020||Zee Cine Awards||Best Female Debut||Student of the Year 2||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Pati Patni Aur Woh||Nominated|
|2020||21st IIFA Awards||Star Debut of the Year – Female||Student of the Year 2||Won|
|2021||Lokmat Stylish Awards||Best Stylish Glamorous Icon||—||Won|
|2022||Most Stylish Gen Z Star||—||Won|
|22nd Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Debutant Actress of the Year – OTT||Gehraiyaan||Won|
|2023||Bollywood Hungama Style Icons||Stylish Actor People’s Choice (Female)||—||Won|
|Pinkvilla Style Icons Awards||Most Glamorous Icon||—||Won|