Sanya is among one of those actresses who didn’t have any film background. She is bought up in Delhi in a Punjabi family. Dance is a passion for her, so she started her career as a dance teacher in Delhi then she moved to Mumbai in 2018 with a dream to become an actress and now getting headlines for her role of Babita Phogat(female Indian wrestler) in movie Dangal.
She competed 10,000 girls for the role of Babita to share the screen with Bollywood perfectionist Aamir Khan. Before making her debut in film industry Sanya has also appeared in TV advertisements and gained knowledge about, production, background score, and VFX. She took rigorous training from national wrestling coach Kripa Shankar Bishnoi to do justice with her debut role.
Malhotra has an incredible journey with her outings ‘Badhaai Ho’ as a blockbuster hit and ‘Pataakha’.