Ananya Panday is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films. The daughter of actor Chunky Pandey, she ventured into acting in 2019 with leading roles in the teen film Student of the Year 2 and the comedy Pati Patni Aur Woh. For the former film, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Favorite actors are Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh, Tom Hiddleston, and Leonardo DiCaprio. Favorite actresses are Kajol, Deepika Padukone, Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence, and Emma Watson.