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  • Vanamagan is releasing on 23rd. June 2017 starring Jayam Ravi and Sayyeshaa. It's an action based love story with super music by the ace music composer Harris Jayaraj. The film is directed by Vijay and produced by Think Big Films.


  • Sayyeshaa shoots first schedule of her Tamil film opposite Jayam Ravi directed by A L Vijay in Chennai. Scheduled to shoot in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and also in Thailand.


  • Sayyeshaa performed a tribute to south legends Nagarjuna, Venkatesh, Balakrishna, and Chiranjeevi... at the SIIMA on 30th June 2016 . She set the stage on fire with her dancing and recieved huge appreciation from the elite gathering and the audience. Seen on the left, Sayyeshaa performing the Chiranjeevi song ending in an air split.


  • Seen on the left, Sayyeshaa performs Chiranjeevi's "Veena" movement with utmost grace.


  • The poster of Shivaay featuring Sayyeshaa directed by Ajay Devgn was released recently. The flim releases on 28th October 2016. It is slated to be a Diwali release. Shivaay is an action drama in which Sayyeshaa makes her debut into himdi movies.


  • Filmmaker V V Vinayak's yet-to-be-titled next Telugu directorial will mark the double debut of actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's second son Akhil, and Sayyeshaa, niece of veteran Bollywood star Saira Banu. Sayyeshaa is gung-ho about the project and considers the opportunity her big ticket to Southern cinema. "Vinayakji and people from the production house Shresht Movies came and met me in Mumbai. They liked my pictures and within the next four days, I was flown down to Hyderabad for the film's launch. I want to use this opportunity to venture into other southern languages as well," Sayyeshaa told Mirror, and added that she's a big fan of Mani Ratnam and his films. "It'll be my dream to work with him. I don't want to restrict myself to one industry as I feel there's much to learn and so many talented directors to work with across industries".

    Even before she was signed for the Telugu project, Sayyeshaa was roped in for Ajay Devgn's highly anticipated directorial Shivaay, which will go on floors next year. "I'm extremely fortunate that I've bagged these two big projects so early on in my career. I couldn't have asked for a better launch pad. The fact that Ajayji chose me in his dream project means a lot to me. I'm equally excited about my Telugu debut. I'm aware of the blockbusters Vinayakji has given to the industry, so it's truly an honour to be launched by him," she said. Talking about her film with Akhil, she said, "It's a love story laced with all the ingredients that make a perfect entertainer. We've already completed about 70 percent of the film and will soon enter the final leg of the shooting". Though Sayyeshaa initially faced the language barrier, she said it wasn't as tough as she had anticipated it to be. "I think I quickly grasped it and don't find it difficult anymore. Even on the sets, I don't think I had any issues with my lines because I always go well prepared before a shot". When asked about working with Akhil, she said: "We hit it off quite well. Since both of us were making our debuts, we helped each other. It's the first time for both of us on film sets, though Akhilji has faced the camera. It's been a pleasure working with him. He's a fantastic co-star."

    The film is being produced by actor Nithiin Reddy along with his father Sudhakar Reddy. The makers are planning to release the film in October, with the first look teaser likely to be unveiled on the occasion of Nagarjuna's birthday on August 29. The team had recently wrapped up the foreign schedule in Spain and Thailand. A diploma holder in IT, Sayyeshaa has been training in acting since the age of 10. "I've always been passionate about cinema. I'm trained in different style of dance forms such as kathak, odissi and Latin-American styles as Rhumba, Cha Cha and Jive. I've spent a lot of time in London and South Africa training in dance," said Sayyeshaa, who hopes to prove her dancing skills in her film with Akhil.


  • Sayyeshaa is back from Spain after a hectic schedule where she shot with leading man and co-star Akhil Akkineni, actors Saptagiri and Vennela Kishore. Important scenes and a song composed by music director Anup Reubens were filmed on picturesque locales. The film is produced by Sudhakar Reddy and actor Nithiin and directed by V V Vinayak.


  • Sayyeshaa will make her very first appearence on screen under the able guidance of the eminent director V V Vinayak.


  • Accomplished Actor Nithiin (seen left in picture) is making his foray into film production as a Producer launching Sayyeshaa and Akhil Akkineni (seen right) as the leading pair making their debut.


  • Barely a couple of months after passing out of school, Sayyeshaa, the 17-year-old grandniece of Bollywood screen legend Saira Banu, has been handpicked to debut alongside Akhil Akkineni. And she is excited to foray into Tollywood with director VV Vinayak's next. "My grandfather (Dilip Kumar) knew ANR garu (Akhil's grandfather) very well and we are more like family friends. I couldn't say no when I was approached for the film. Although I didn't audition, VV Vinayak was confident that I could pull off the role. I know that I am part of a wonderful team and I am in safe hands," shares Sayyeshaa. Coming from a filmi family — her parents Shaheen (Saira Banu's neice) and Sumit Saigal were also actors — she has always dreamt of acting in films. "I never thought of another profession as a career option. I just completed my IB (international baccalaureate) and I had turned down plenty of offers because I was still studying. And before I knew it, I am already an actress," she shares laughing. Sayyeshaa doesn't seem to be under any 'pressure' at all. "To be honest, I don't feel any pressure at all. It's an honour to carry forward my family's legacy and I know that I have to work really hard," she says. Last year, Sayyeshaa was roped in to act in Ajay Devgn's directorial Shivay, however, the film's shooting has been postponed for few months. She is no stranger to Hyderabad. "I am quite familiar with the city as we have a house here. I remember spending time in Birla Mandir with my mother, when I was really young, and also visited the city during Diwali on another occasion. I am looking forward to come back to Hyderabad to start shooting for my film," she says signing off.


  • The pretty lass is also set to enter Bollywood with Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay. The youngest of the Akkineni clan, Akhil Akkineni, has already made tremendous buzz in Telugu film industry, even before making his debut in films. With Mahesh Babu calling him the next superstar of Tollywood, all eyes have been on Akhil’s launch film directed by VV Vinayak and produced by actor Nithiin. Earlier, it was rumoured that model turned actress Amyra Dastur has been roped to play Akhil’s love interest, but it has been finally confirmed that great grand niece of veteran actress Saira Banu, Sayyeshaa has been cast opposite Akhil Akkineni. Producer-actor Nithiin tweeted,” Finally v found our heroine opp Akhil. Sayyeshaa. Wishing both my actors all the good luck. Shoot starting soon.” Debutant Akhil expressed his excitement on Twitter as he tweeted,” Excited to see all the fans on 14th. Having a big launch and we are all set to shoot from 16th. Vinayak garu is very confident and so am I.” Sayyeshaa is already gearing up to make her Bollywood entry with Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay. And now with a big South film in her kitty, the newbie is certainly a face to look forward this year.


  • Newcomer Sayyeshaa has been roped in to play the lead role opposite Akhil Akkineni in the latter's forthcoming Telugu film. V V Vinayak will direct the film and it'll be produced by Nithiin and Sudhakar Reddy. Incidentally, Sayesha was supposed to make her Bollywood debut in Ajay Devgan's directorial venture, Shivay; however, the film's shooting has been postponed for the time being. Sayesha is the grand niece of legendary actor Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu. Meanwhile, Akhil revealed that the film's principal shooting will begin from February 16 and two days before that, he'll meet his fans at a grand event that'll be held in Shilpa Kala Vedika in Hyderabad. "Introducing my actress, Sayyeshaa. Her first film too so she's as nervous as I am :) wishing her all the best ! Excited to see all the fans on 14th. Having a big launch and we are all set to shoot from 16th. VINAYAK garu is very confident and so am I (sic)," Akhil posted on Twitter. More details about the film are expected to be revealed soon.