Kriti Sanon (born 27 July 1990) is an Indian actress who appears predominantly in Hindi films. She pursued an engineering degree from the Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, after which she briefly worked as a model. After making her debut in Telugu cinema with the psychological thriller 1: Nenokkadine (2014), Sanon won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her performance in Sabbir Khan‘s action-comedy Heropanti (2014), which marked her first project in Hindi cinema.
|Sanon in 2017|
|Born||27 July 1990 (age 30)|
|Alma mater||Jaypee Institute of Information Technology |
(B.Tech. in Electronics and Telecommunication)
Sanon made her acting debut in 2014 with Sukumar‘s Telugu psychological thriller 1: Nenokkadine as Sameera, a journalist who is the love interest of Mahesh Babu‘s protagonistic character Gautham, a successful musician who has a shady personality.
Sanon’s second Telugu film was Sudheer Varma‘s crime film Dohchay, co-starring Naga Chaitanya. She then signed Rohit Shetty‘s action comedy Dilwale alongside Varun Dhawan, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, which received mixed reviews from critics though it emerged as one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all time, grossing more than ₹3.72 billion (US$52 million) worldwide.
Sanon has finished work on Utekar’s drama Mimi, featuring her as a surrogate mother, and Abhishek Jain’s Hum Do Hamare Do opposite Rajkummar Rao, both produced by Vijan. She has also finished shooting for Housefull 4 director Farhad Samji‘s next film Bachchan Pandey alongside Kumar in January 2021.
Early life and background
Sanon was born on 27 July 1990 in New Delhi to Rahul Sanon, a chartered accountant and Geeta Sanon, a physics professor at the University of Delhi. Her family is Punjabi. She has a younger sister named Nupur Sanon. She attended Delhi Public School, RK Puram and later secured Bachelor of Technology degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida.