Sayani Gupta came into limelight with her breakthrough performance in the 2014 film, Margarita, With A Straw, and there has been no looking back for this wonderful actress ever since. Her powerful act as Khanum opposite Kalki Koechlin in the film left quite an impression on the audience. She is making her way into Bollywood with powerful roles and also features in the latest SRK release, Fan. She has some promising projects in her kitty and we can’t wait to see more of this actress on the silver screen.
Here are 10 things you need to know about her:
1. Sayani grabbed the role in ‘Fan’, thanks to Facebook.
YRF’s casting team couldn’t reach her on her phone and thus left a message for her on Facebook. Sayani had no idea she would be cast alongside SRK when she went for the audition.
2. About her experience on working with SRK, she said, “He doesn’t make you feel that he is a star. He is a humble, gracious and warm person.”
She added, “After the first day of shoot he hugged me and said ‘Baby, you are talented, you have a long way to go’. I did not expect a comment like this from a superstar like him.”