Saanya Iyer Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Father, Biography

Saanya Iyer is a talented Indian television actress and model. She is mainly working in the South Indian entertainment industry. She gained further recognition after her appearance on VOOT’s reality show Bigg Boss Kannada OTT in 2022.

Saanya Iyer

Saanya Iyer Wiki/Biography

Saanya Iyer was born on September 21, 1998, in Bangalore, Karnataka, is a rising star in the entertainment world.

At the age of 24, she has already made a place for herself in the industry.

Saanya Iyer Childhood photo with Mother
Saanya Iyer Childhood photo with Mother

Saanya’s zodiac sign is Virgo. She completed her schooling at Carmel School, Padmanabhanagar.

Physical Appearance

Her height is approximately 5’4″. She has black hair and black eyes.

Saanya figure

Her body measurements are approximately 36-24-32.


Saanya Iyer hails from a Hindu family with a deep-rooted connection to the entertainment industry. Her mother, Deepa Iyer, is a renowned Kannada television actress who has left her mark on the small screen.

Saanya Iyer with Mother Deepa Iyer
Saanya Iyer with Mother Deepa Iyer

Saaniya’s parents divorced when she was two years old, and her mother later married another man.

Saanya childhood Photo

Unfortunately, the second marriage did not work out, and her mother filed for divorce. Saaniya is the only child of her mother. Growing up without her father’s love was a challenge for Saanya.


In an interview, her mother, Deepa Iyer expresses their personal struggle.

She revealed incidents where Saanya’s stepfather invaded their privacy by recording personal moments. These moments later result in their divorce.

Boyfriend & Relationship

When it comes to love, Saanya Iyer has experienced both happiness and heartbreak.

During her stint on the reality show Bigg Boss OTT, Saanya opened up about her past relationship, which turned out to be abusive.

Saanya Iyer with Boyfriend
Saanya Iyer with Boyfriend

She explained instances where she faced physical and emotional assault from her boyfriend. 


Saaniya Iyer made her acting debut in 2012 with the Colors Kannada television show “Putta Gowri Maduve,” where she portrayed the character of Putta Gowri.

Sanya Iyer
Saaniya Iyer as Putta Gowri in the Color’s Kannada television show Putta Gowri Maduve

This marked the beginning of her successful journey in the television industry. In 2015, she participated in the Colors Kannada dancing reality show “Dancing Star,” showcasing her dancing skills.

Sanya Iyer In Dancing Star
Sanya Iyer In Dancing Star

In 2022, Saaniya Iyer participated in Voot’s dancing reality show “Dancing Champion.” However, she chose to self-evict from the show when her dancing partner, Nikhil, got married.

Saaniya Iyer In Dancing Champion
Saaniya Iyer In Dancing Champion

She explained in an interview that she had no control over the situation as there were only a few episodes left. That same year, Saaniya gained significant popularity by participating in Voot’s Kannada reality show “Bigg Boss OTT.”


Saaniya Iyer With Deepa Iyer

Apart from her acting career, Saaniya Iyer is also the owner of Deepa Iyer Production House, which focuses on producing short films.


1. Saaniya started her acting career at the age of 14.

2. She follows a non-vegetarian diet and often shares her food habits on her Instagram stories.

Saaniya iyer with Kiccha Sudeep
Saaniya iyer with Kiccha Sudeep

3. Saaniya Iyer is passionate about fitness and frequently posts pictures of her workout sessions on Instagram.

4. She has a tattoo of musical notes on her right hand, which she got when she was a teenager.


Saaniya iyer photos

From her humble beginnings to becoming a prominent figure in the South Indian entertainment world, she has overcome obstacles and achieved great success. 


How old is Saanya Iyer?

As of the latest available information, Saanya Iyer was born on September 21, 1998. Therefore, her age is 25 years old as of 2023.

Who is the stepfather of Saanya Iyer?

Saanya Iyer’s stepfather’s name is Sudesh K Rao who is a director. However, it is known that Saanya’s mother, Deepa Iyer, married one of her friends after divorcing Saanya’s father.

Who is the mother of Saanya in Bigg Boss Kannada?

Saanya Iyer’s mother name is Deepa Iyer, a Kannada television actress. Deepa Iyer has been a part of the South Indian entertainment industry.

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