Ananya Panday

Ananya Panday, the emerging Bollywood actress, burst onto the scene with "Student of the Year 2" in 2019. Her youthful exuberance and evolving acting prowess quickly made an impression. Following up with "Pati Patni Aur Woh" and "Khaali Peeli," Ananya showcased her ability to embrace diverse characters. Beyond acting, her social media presence and style statements have garnered attention. With a promising start, she's carving her path in the industry, capturing both the limelight and hearts of fans as a new generation talent with potential to shine brightly.

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:

Year Movie Genre Role
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:
Year Award Category Nominated work Result
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