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Sanya Malhotra's impressive filmography with renowned filmmakers

Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner Sanya Malhotra is a proficient actress and what makes her stand apart from the newer lot of actresses is her d...

Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner Sanya Malhotra is a proficient actress and what makes her stand apart from the newer lot of actresses is her drive to be a part of films with strong content and character. From playing the role of a wrestler in Dangal to performing action sequences in Jawan, Sanya has picked up unique roles that have proven her versatility. It is her versatility that has made her favourite among the directors and here’s taking a look at her best collaboration with 5 renowned directors.

Dangal (Nitesh Tiwari)  

Released in 2016, Nitesh Tiwari’s Dangal still stands as one of the most talked about movies, which marked Sanya Malhotra’s Bollywood debut. The actress played the role of wrestler Babita Phogat which garnered her loads of appreciation. The film’s success made her popular among the audience as the ‘Dangal girl’. 

Badhaai Ho (Amit Sharma)

In Badhaai Ho, Sanya Malhotra played the role of a catalyst in forming a positive mindset about pregnancy. In the same film, she also amazed everyone with her dancing skills in the popular soundtrack ‘Morni Banke’. 

 Ludo (Anurag Basu)

Sanya Malhotra was later seen playing a pivotal role in Anurag Basu’s Ludo. The film was a compilation of short films and had an OTT release where Sanya essayed the role of a sensitive character who gets involved in a scandalous sex tape, which is yet another distinct character. 

Jawan (Atlee)

2023 emerged as one of the successful years for Sanya as she experienced commercial success with Atlee’s Jawan and won accolades for the comedy crime-drama ‘Kathal’. In Jawan, the actress played the role of being a part of the protagonist’s group of female leads. With Jawan, Sanya created a storm all over the internet and grabbed attention for giving tough competition to other female leads by performing high-octane action stunts. The Sanya Malhotra starrer drama also wreaked havoc at the box office and shattered several records! Meanwhile, she was recently honoured with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for her performance in Kathal.

Sam Bahadur (Meghna Gulzar)

After the stupendous success of Jawan, Sanya was seen in Meghna Gulzar’s Sam Bahadur, which was a biopic drama of Sam Manekshaw. The actress played the role of the protagonist’s wife and essayed the same with sheer brilliance. 

Apart from the above-mentioned five films, Sanya Malhotra was also a part of films like Pagglait, Love Hostel, Pataakha, and Photograph which received critical acclaim and established her as one of the most bankable stars we have in the film industry.

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