Country of origin
First episode date
21 April 2008
Number of episodes
Final episode date
2 January 2009
Rozzlin Pereira, Shaheer Sheikh, Simple Kaul
"What to Do" by Rozzlin Pereira
UTV Software Communications
Zarina Mehta, Ronnie Screwvala
Children's television series, sitcom
Kartika (TV series), Shararat (TV series), Best of Luck Nikki
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Sanya was an Indian TV situation comedy available in Hindi. It is a show for the channel Hungama TV which was bought by the Walt Disney Company. The show originally ran from 2005 - 2006. Sanya, however was actually put into the spotlight when it was shown on Hungama TV's sister channel Disney Channel India. Sanya premiered on Disney Channel India on April 21, 2008 at 7.30pm IST. Sanya was shown daily (Monday-Friday) at 7.30pm when a new episode was broadcast and was repeated at 10.30am and 3pm. The week's episodes were shown consecutively on Sundays at 4.30-7pm.
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The show is about Sanya, the girl who just cannot say "No". She is the friend to everyone in need, the most popular girl on the campus of Clarence College. Everyone except Tanyashree(Tiger)wants to be her friend. But with all those qualities she is the most indecisive person on Earth. She always needs help with solving problems. Each episode ends with Sanya asking viewers what to do, facing them with a problem that has two solutions - one selfish and the other selfless. She usually decides to be selfless and help her friends.
The show also revolves around Sanya's friends in college: Tanaaz, Shefu, Jimmy, Mihir. She is also close to her brother and parents. All in all, she is the girl-next-door with a difference.
Rozzlin Pereira as Sanya Rai
The girl-next-door who just cannot say no! A role model for everyone and everyone's friend when they are in need. Everyone wants to be like her and wants to be her. She is extremely sweet, simple, down to earth, kind and helpful.
Malhar Dutt & Minisha Lakdawala as Mr. Girish Rai & Mrs. Priti Rai
Sanya's mother and father are extremely nice, open and friendly. Sanya has a great relationship with her parents. Her father works and her mother stays at home usually.
Rashi Antani as Shefali (Shefu)
Sanya's best friend who is very simple. She is A typical Gujarati girl, and often mixes her languages, and does not understand jokes. She is very conservative and simple.
Delnazz Paul as Tanaaz Gupta
Sanya's best friend in the whole world. She is slightly overweight, very open, fun-filled and flirts with boys. She has many 'BFTFs'(Boy Friends Turned Friends).
Shaheer Sheikh as Arjun Shekhawat
Arjun works for Sanya's father and comes home every day. He is very well settled and comfortable with Sanya's family and he has a big crush on Sanya but never tells. At last, Arjun proposes Sanya.
Mayur Kulkarni as Mihir Kapadia
He is the boy who flirts with every girl in college. He is very cool, but he makes a total fool of himself and always tries to impress Sanya, the only one who doesn't fall for him.
Rajan Mhatre as Jimmy Joshi
Sanya's friend who is obsessed with gadgets. He often gets involved in the odd situations of his friends.
Rohan Sharma as Rahul Rai
Sanya's younger brother who is very friendly. He has a pet rat called Bingo and loves to play video games.
Simple Kaul as Tanyashree Singh Agarwal (Tiger)
Sanya's rival and the cool mean girl in school. She is rude and thinks everything Sanya does is wrong.
Mrunal Sachdev as Lalita Jaisingh Gupta or (Lolo)
The village girl who everyone makes fun of. She is confused, simple and gained admission by seeking the help of Sanya.
Sanya started production for series 1 in 2005 and went on for 6 months. Production for season 2 and 3 was completed within the next 6 months and the actors had become used to their characters by then. Sanya is produced by UTV movies, who also produced another children's television series Shararat which is also broadcast on Disney Channel India.