Ananya Panday is an Indian actress who stars in the Hindi film industry. She made her Bollywood debut in 2019 with movie Student of the Year 2 alongside actors Tiger Shroff and Tara Sutaria. The movie, which is a sequel to 2012 film Student of the Year, had got mixed reviews when it was released on May 10, 2019 with most of the praise going to Tiger.
Apart from Student of the Year 2, Ananya will next be seen in Pati, Patni Aur Woh alongside Kartik Aaryan and Bhumi Pednekar. It will release on December 6, 2019.
The movie is a remake of the 1978 film with the same name starring actors Sanjeev Kumar, Vidya Sinha and Ranjeeta Kaur.
Ananya will also be seen in Hindi movie Khaali Peeli starring opposite actor Ishaan Khatter. The movie, which is about a boy and a girl who meet each other in the middle of the night, was announced on August 28, 2019. It is being directed by Maqbool Khan and produced by Ali Abbas Zafar under the banner of Zee Studios. Principal photography of the film began on September 11, 2019 and the date for its release has been given as June 12, 2020.
Ananya, who has just started her career in movies, is the daughter of comic actor Chunky Pandey and Bhavna Pandey. She was born in October 1998 in Mumbai and is 20-years of age. She also has a younger sister by the name of Rysa, and she is best friends with Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan.
She completed her schooling from Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai, and along with acting in movies, Ananya also stars in some commercials and has appeared in magazines too.
In 2017, she was invited to participate in Vanity Fair's le Bal des Débutantes event in La Ville Lumiere, Paris. The event, which was founded in September 1991 by Fiona Lazareff and is held annually in November, brings together 20–25 girls aged 16 to 22 from about a dozen countries. The young women, who usually come from famous families, don gowns from haute couture and couture designers.
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