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Indian actress, director and musician

Saba Azad

Saba in 2012
Born
Saba Singh Grewal

(1985-11-01) 1 November 1985 (age 37)

Delhi, India
Occupation
  • Actress
  • musician
  • voice artist
  • theatre director
Years active 2008–present
Relatives Safdar Hashmi (uncle)

Saba Azad (born as Saba Singh Grewal, 1 November 1985) is an Indian actress, theatre director and musician She is one half of Mumbai-based electro funk duo Madboy/Mink She made her Bollywood debut as one of the leads Raaga in the indie film Dil Kabaddi (2008) She is known for her leading role in the romantic comedy film Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge (2011) She also played the role of Dingo in the 2016 Y-Films web series, Ladies Room

Early life

Azad was born in Delhi to a Punjabi father and a Kashmiri mother She is the niece of theatre great Safdar Hashmi Born into a theatre family, Azad performed with Safdar Hashmi’s theatre group Jana Natya Manch in their stage productions since a very young age, where she worked with Habib Tanvir, MK Raina, GP Deshpande and NK Sharma She also trained in dance forms like Odissi, classical ballet, jazz, Latin as well as contemporary dance forms Traveling with her Odissi guru, Kiran Segal, she performed in and outside the country including England, Canada and Nepal

Her stint with cinema started after schooling when she landed a lead role in a short film Guroor for director Ishaan Nair which travelled to festivals in New York and Florence She has since gone on to work in many short films

Career

Saleem with Saba Azad at the premier of Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge, 2011

She made her Bollywood debut in 2008 with Anil Senior’s Dil Kabaddi opposite Rahul Bose She appeared in a leading role as Preity Sen in Y-Films Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge opposite newcomers Nishant Dahiya and Saqib Saleem

Azad is a popular musician and singer in the Indian indie music scene and one half of widely popular electronic band Madboy/Mink which she started with actor and musician Imaad Shah in 2012

Azad started her own theatre company The Skins in 2010 and directed her first play Lovepuke which opened at NCPA’s experimental theatre in September 2010

Azad moved to Mumbai from Delhi and acted in a two-man play directed by Makarand Deshpande staged at Prithvi Theatre

She has featured in commercials for Cadbury, Pond’s, Maggi, Tata Sky, Google, Kit Kat, Vodafone, Sunsilk, Nescafe, Airtel as well as print campaigns for Clean & Clear, Westside and Amway and many more

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Dil Kabaddi Raga Malik
2011 Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge Lola Sen
2012 Strangers in the Night Rhea Short film
2016 Pure-Veg Anjali Short film
2019 Connected Saba Short film
2020 Home stories Vaishnavi Netflix

Web series

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Ladies room Dingo Web series by YRF
Love shots Preeti Limited Series by YRF
2021 Feels Like Ishq Tarasha Ahmed Anthology web series
2022 Rocket Boys Parvana Irani Sony LIV series

Discography

Year Album Title Co-singers
2013 Nautanki Saala “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga”
“Dil Ki Toh Lag Gayi”
Geet Sagar, Bruno Carvalo, Santosh Sawant
Dhoom Series “Dhoom Anthem” Raghav Sachar
2014 Madboy/Mink “All Ball”
2015 Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! “Calcutta Kiss” Imaad Shah
Shaandaar “Neend Na Mujhko Aaye” Siddharth Basrur
Main Aur Charles “Dekhe Meri Aankhon Mein Jo”
Madboy/Mink “Union Farm”
2018 Karwaan “Bhar De Hamaare Glass”
Madboy/Mink “PersonsElasticSuperiorFantastic (PESF)”
2019 Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota “Nakhrewaali” Karan Kulkarni

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