Sanya Malhotra Net Worth, Movies, Age, Height, Family, Career Highlights and more


Sanya Malhotra(Image Source : Wikipedia)



Sanya Malhotra Biography and Net worth

A relatively new actress in the Bollywood industry, Sanya Malhotra is an Indian actress who works predominantly in the Bollywood industry. You might know her from the blockbuster biographical sports film Dangal released in 2016. She began her career with mainly supporting roles and later into lead roles.

Sanya Malhotra Biography and Net worth
(Image Source :


Brief Bio

Full Name: Sanya Malhotra

Age: 30 years

Height: 1.57m 

Weight: 50 kg (approx)

Profession: Actress

Net Worth: $1M (approx)

Sanya Malhotra has a net-worth of $5 Million. Being a relatively new actress, Sanya Malhotra’s major income comes from her acting career and some property or real estate investments that she has. Being very early on in her career, her income is considered remarkable considering the years she has been in the industry. She also owns a 3-BHK apartment in Mumbai and lives with her family. In addition to this, she earns through brand endorsements and promotions that she does on her Instagram considering she has a massive following of 2.4 million followers. 

Early years

Sanya Malhotra was born on 25 February, 1992 to Sunil Malhotra; an engineer and Renu Malhotra; a Homemaker in Delhi, India. She has an elder sister named Shagun Malhotra. Sanya Malhotra is a trained dancer in contemporary and ballet. She graduated from Gargi College, Delhi University. She has also  participated in the reality television show Dance India Dance and managed to make it to the top 100. She later on moved to Mumbai, where she began participating in auditions and started assisting camerapersons for a variety of television commercials. She later on went on to be contacted by the film casting director Mukesh Chhabra.

Sanya Malhotra Early years
(Image Source :


2016- 2019:

  • Malhotra was first selected through auditions for Nitesh Tiwari’s biographical sports film Dangal, along with Fatima Sana Sheikh who herself was also very new in the industry.
  • Before the shooting of the film began, Malhotra stated in interviews that did not know much about wrestling and that in order to fit into the character, she had to watch various different videos on wrestling, how wrestlers talk, move, their body language and the training that they did.
  • Both Malhotra and Sheikh went through a total of five rounds of auditions, training and workshops with Tiwari and Aamir Khan for the film.
  • According to reports, they were personally trained by coach and former wrestler Kripa Shankar Patel Bishnoi himself.
  • The debut film of Malhotra went on to receive critical acclaim and became the highest grossing Indian film ever at that time. 
  • It went on to gross a massive $250 million worldwide, which was close to 2000 crore in rupees. 
  • Different critics acknowledged Malhotra’s performance, with the acclaimed Indian author, film critic and journalist Anupama Chopra  stating that Malhotra provided a “strong support” to the film and the story. 
  • The following year, she went on to choreograph the song “Sexy Baliye” for the blockbuster film Secret Superstar, which starred Aamir Khan and Fatima Sana Sheikh, her former co-stars.
  • She then did not feature in any major or minor films for two years. 
  • Post Dangal she went on to star in Vishal Bhardwaj’s film Patakha in 2018, featuring another new actress Radhika Madan. 
  • The film was based on the short story Do Behnen by Charan Singh; it tells the story of two warring sisters in Rajasthan. 
  • In order to fully prepare for the film both she and Radhika Madan had to meet the real inspiration behind the characters in the story, in order to fit into their character and roles better.
  • The two went on to stay in Ronsi village, near Jaipur. There they learned Rajasthani dialect for their roles and tried to completely embrace the village lifestyle. They learned the dialects, plastered the walls with cow dung(a common practice in Indian villages used to make fire) and practiced and walked long distances carrying and balancing matkas full of water on their head and around their waists. The water weighed around 10kgs.
  • The film again received critical acclaim and critics like Raja Sen praised Malhotra by calling her a “fearless actress”. 
  • In the year 2018 itself she took on a supporting role in the film Badhaai Ho, co-starring Ayushmaan Khurana. 
  • The film directed by Amit Sharma was commercially successful and critically praised as well. 
  • In 2019 she starred in the film Photograph, co-starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The plot revolves around a street photographer named Rafi, who continuously tries to persuade a student named Miloni to pose as his wife so that his grandmother stops pestering him to get married.
  • The film was screened at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival and earned Malhotra her first nomination for the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress.

Sanya Malhotra Career
(Image Source :


  • 2020 saw the release of two films for Malhotra. 
  • Firstly, she starred in Shakuntla Devi, which was released on Amazon Prime and Netflix due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • She played the role of Shakuntala Devi’s daughter(played by Vidya Balan), named Anupama. 
  • Critic Mike McCahill of The Guardian commended Malhotra’s performance and stated her character to be”quietly affecting” in her part as a supporting role.
  • Her second release of the year, Ludo, a black comedy film by Anurag Basu received mixed to positive reviews for its cinematography, screenplay, performances, direction, etc. 
  • The film went on to receive a massive 16 Filmfare nominations, like Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor,etc. 
  • Malhotra received a nomination for the Filmfare Critics Award for the Best Actress.
  • In 2021, she starred in two films. Her first release was a black comedy titled Pagglait, where she is seen portraying the character of a young widow who discovers her late husband’s infidelity. 
  • She received a Best Actress nomination in Filmfare OTT Awards. 
  • Her next release of the year ws Meenakshi Sundareshwar, a romantic comedy, co-starring Abhimanyu Dssani as newlyweds. The film was not well-received with it receiving criticism for its stereotypical representation of Tamil people.
  • In 2022, she starred in Love Hostel, a ZEE5 film which was based on honor killing. The film received positive critical reviews.
  • For the year 2023, she is set to star in Kathal, a Netflix satirical film; Jawan opposite Shah Rukh Khan and in the biopic Sam Bahadur starring Vicky Kaushal. 


  • According to a variety of sources, it has been reported that Sanya Malhotra has many assets be it in property or cars. 
  • She reportedly has a designer luxury house in Juhu, Mumbai.  The estimated value of the house is about 14.3 Crores and is a stunning 5-BHK duplex home which was previously owned by Samir Bhojwani.
  • The actress also has a remarkable collection of luxury cars.
Cars owned by Sanya Malhotra
              Approximate Price      
Audi Q8
1.04 Crores to 1.38 Crores INR
Jeep Compass
21 Lakhs to 31.29 Lakhs INR

Sanya Malhotra Assets
(Image Source :

Personal Life:


Sanya Malhotra was born on 25 February, 1992 to Sunil Malhotra; an engineer and Renu Malhotra; a Homemaker in Delhi, India. She has an elder sister named Shagun Malhotra as well. According to interviews Snay apparently used to hate her sister when she was younger, but all is good between them now that they have grown up. She and her family follow Hindu traditions and their caste is Khatri. 

Sanya Malhotra Personal Life
(Image Source :


According to interviews, Sanya Malhotra was in a four-year long relationship pre-COVID, but broke up during it. The relationship did not apparently work out due to the COVID imposed lockdown and travel restrictions. She revealed this fact during interviews when promoting her film Meenakshi Sudareshwar, which also talks about long-distance marriage. As of 2023, she is not in any relationship.

Sanya Malhotra Relationships
(Image Source :

Top Hits:

  • Dangal- 374.53 Crore 
  • Badhaai Ho- 134.46 Crore