Newbie in town, Anya Singh is an upcoming Bollywood actress who made her first debut in 2016. Rising to prominence with movies like Lex Talionis (2016) and Qaidi Band (2017), Anya left many hearts racing with her performance and beauty. Anya was launched in the film industry by Yash Raj Films and ever since then, she has made it large. The actress is now venturing into the South Indian film industry and already has a hit to her name. Read on to know more about the actress.
Anya was born on 29 December 1992 in Delhi, India. She is 26 years of age as of today.
Anya has a beautiful stature of 5’4″ and weighs around 50 Kg. She has a curvaceous body of measurements 33-27-34. She is a fitness enthusiast and never skips her fitness routine.
Anya Singh was born in high class Punjabi-Sikh family. Her paternal grandfather was an Army officer and her father is a doctor, while her mother is a homemaker. She hails from Delhi, India where most of her family is still situated.
Anya has done her schooling till class five from Delhi. After class five, Anya went to a boarding school Mayo College Girl’s School in Ajmer, Rajasthan. After completing her school, she went on to Delhi University to pursue under graduation where she vigorously participated in theatre and did acting projects. She was always very apprehensive of telling her parents about her dreams for acting as she thought they will never approve. Her entire family was against her pursuit of acting till they realised Anya wanted to pursue it against all odds. Gradually they got along and motivated their daughter to pursue a career in acting. She credits her family and friends for her success.
Anya made her debut with Bhanu Pratap Singh’s horror movie Lex Talionis released in 2016. Anya played a very minor role in the film and the movie went largely unnoticed. Her major breakthrough came with Qaidi Band (2017) where she was launched by Yash Raj Films. Yash Raj Films has launched many actresses like Anushka Sharma, Parineeti Chopra, Vani Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar and Anya is another feather in the cap. Directed by Habib Faisal, the movie is about seven innocent under-trails who seize the opportunity to perform as a band to get in the good books of the authorities. YRF launched two newcomers, Aadar Jain, cousin of actor Ranbir Kapoor and Anya Singh in lead roles. Anya played the role of a simple headed, optimistic girl, Bindu, who idolises singer Sunidhi Chauhan and wants to be a singer.
Right before the release of the film, Anya was introduced to the media by actress Anushka Sharma in an event while Aadar was introduced by his cousin Ranbir Kapoor. While the film received mixed reviews from the critics, the performances of Anya and Aadar were appreciated.
Reportedly, Shanu Sharma, the Casting Director of Yash Raj Films was asked by Aditya Chopra to look for a new face for Qaidi Band. Shanu Sharma held the auditions in Delhi, Chandigarh and Jaipur before she finalised on Anya. Shanu Sharma stated in an interview, “I was sitting at a coffee shop and she (Anya) walked in after workout to grab a cuppa. We discussed everything she had been up to in the past year. That very day, I sent her to audition for the part and two rounds later, she was selected. She is the kind of girl I would chat with at a pub, if I bumped into her.” After Aditya Chopra met Anya, he was enthralled with her beauty and talent. Without much a do, Anya was signed for a a bond of three films with Yash Raj Films. According to the bond, she is not allowed to sign any other film till these three films are complete. YRF has even asked the young actress to delete her Facebook page because clearly they want to create a hype around the budding actress.
The next movie Anya did was her first romantic-horror Tamil film Kannaadi (2018). The movie release in November 2018 where actors Anya Singh and Sudeep Kishan were the leads.
Anya’s big breakthrough in the film industry is still much anticipated by her fans. Meanwhile, she is busy doing commercials and magazine photoshoots. She recently featured in the commercial for Fortune Basmati Rice where she featured along with Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna.
Anya is very active on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. She has around 28K followers on Instagram and about 4000+ followers on Twitter. She shares glimpses into her personal and professional life through social media with occasional pictures with family, friends and pictures from vacations.
Facts about Anya
- Anya’s favourite actors are Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Irfan Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan.
- Her favourite actresses are Vidya Balan, Anushka Sharma, Kajol, and Kareena Kapoor.
- Anya believes that an actor can connect to their audience only if they are honest to themselves.
- She is a trained Odyssey dancer and a theatre artist.
- She always believed that acting and dancing in a movie is very easy until she finally got to do it. She then realised that it was a very tough job and gave her best shot.
- Anya really connected with her character of ‘Bindu’ in the film Qaidi Band and was thoroughly inspired by her which is why she decided to do the film in the first place.
- She feels proud of herself for achieving her dream of becoming an actress. Anya stated in an interview that her friends had tears in their eyes when they watched her in the film Qaidi Band.
- As of today, Anya is single.
- Anya is an avid animal lover and owns a pet dog.
Anya Singh is very new to the B-town and is working extremely hard to make herself shine. We believe those days are not far behind when she’ll get the right push she needs. After working with a banner like Yash Raj Films, Anya has already proven her mettle. Lets see what’s more in store for the 26-year old. We wish her all the best!