Saba Azad Biography
Saba Azad (Saba Singh Grewal) is an Indian actor, Theatre Director and Musician. She debuted in Bollywood through her movie Dil Kabaddi(2008), where she worked with Rahul Bose. She also directed LovePuke under her company named “The Skins“. She was in controversy when she changed her name from Saba Singh Grewal to Saba Azad as she wanted to be free from every religion and customs. In January 2022, Saba Azad and Hrithik Roshan were in the news for having dinner together at Mizu restaurant, Mumbai and leaving the place while holding hands. lets dive into Azad’s personal details and her rumor’s related to Hrithik Roshan.
Saba Azad Personal Life
|Real Name||Saba Singh Grewal|
|Full Name||Saba Sultana Azad|
|Date Of Birth||1st November 1985|
|Age (2022)||36 years|
|Birth Place||Defense Colony, Delhi, India|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Music and Dancing|
|Boyfriend||Hrithik Roshan (Rumored), Imaad Shah (Ex Boyfriend)|
|Father||PM Singh Grewal (Professor)|
|Mother||Shela Hasmi Grewal (Art Collector)|
|Grandfather||Inder Mohan Singh Grewal|
|Grandmother||Satinder Kaur Grewal|
|Habits||Smoking and Drinking Alcohol|
|Profession||Actor, Musician and Theatre Director|
|Food Preference||Non-Veg, Khasi Thali|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook|
Saba Azad Physical Stats
Saba Azad Career
She had a keen interest in dancing and acting which led her toward the path of a theatre artist. Gradually, she started performing in Safdar Hashmi theatre (Jana Natya Mant), who is a well-known street artist and director. She is also the niece of Safdar Hashmi, which was the primary reason for her debut in theatre work. She also worked with Habib Tanvir, Mk Raina, GP Deshpande, and NK Sharma.
She was not only a theatre artist but also a dance performer as she attained training in different dance forms like Odissi, Latin, Jazz, and Ballet. To explore her career in the dancing field, she travelled with her Odissi dance Guru, Kiran Sehgal. She also performed in different countries like Nepal, Canada and England.
Her first step toward the film industry was working in short ads for Cadbury, Maggi, Tata Sky, Google, Vodafone, Nescafe, etc.
A short film that changed her life was Guroor, (directed by Ishaan Nair), as it was shown at the International Screen Festival in New York and Florence.
Movie Debut (2008)
Her first film in Bollywood was Dil Kabaddi in 2008. The summary of the story is similar to “Husbands And Wives”. The movie is based on a married couple who try to prove that their relationship is fine even though it is not.
Established Theatre Company (2010)
She is the founder of the theatre company “The Skins” and directed her first play “LovePuke”, in 2010, which is based on love and relationships in urban society.
Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge (2011)
Saba Azad got a chance to work in Mujhse Fraandship Karoge, which was based on Preity and Vishal, who hate each other but use their friends’ Facebook (Meta) account to chat with their crushes.
Started Music Band
In 2012, she collaborated with Imaad Shah to start their own Indie Electronic Band, “Madboy/Mink”. As the youth liked her, she got a chance to record for Nautanki Saala songs like “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga” and “Dil Ki To Lag Gayi”. But how was her band formed?
She Stated “We didn’t start Madboy/Mink when we met initially, it happened after a year or so of hanging out. We met at an audition and then later I cast him in a play I was directing, which ran for two years. At some point we realised that our taste in music was very similar. At the time, he had a band of his own and I was guesting for two bands and singing for advertisements. We just started exchanging music and then just hanging out and jamming. A friend heard about this and asked if we’d like to do a gig, and so the band was born”
Saba Azad Movies
- Dil Kabaddi in 2008
- Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge in 2011
- Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! In 2015
- Karwaan in 2018
- Rocket Boys in 2022
Saba Azad Songs
|Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota||Nakhrewali|
|Karwaan||Bhar De Humare Glass|
|Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!||Calcutta Kiss|
|Shaandar||Neend Naa Mujko Aaye|
|Mai Aur Charles||Dekh Meri Aakhon Mei Jo|
|Nautanki Saala||Dhak Dhak Karne Laga|
|Dhoom Series||Dhoom Anthem|
Saba Azad Net Worth
Saba Azad has been earning through her Music shows and Albums. Her Net Worth is estimated to be 5-7 Crore, and she charges around 9-10 Lacs per album. As she promotes many brands on her social media, she demands in Lakhs.
Saba Azad Parents, Grandparents and Siblings
- Saba Azad’s Father- P.M.Singh Grewal (Professor)
- Saba Azad’s Mother– Shela Hasmi Grewal (Art Collector)
- Sibling-Samar Grewal (elder brother)
- Saba Azad’s Grandfather– Inder Mohan Singh Grewal
- Saba Azad’s Grandmother- Satinder Kaur Grewal
Saba Azad Husband, Boyfriends and Past Relationships
Saba Azad And Imaad Shah– Saba Azad was in a relationship with Imaad Shah, the co-founder of Band,Madboy/Mink. He is the son of famous Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah. However, Imaad has achieved the name Madboy in the music industry. They dated each other for 7 years and had live in relationship. The reason for their break is yet not known.
In the beginning of 2022, she was spotted with Hrithik Roshan. In January, a video of Saba Grewal and Hrithik Roshan went viral. They both were seen having dinner at a restaurant, and she looked cheered up being around him. Paparazzi found them holding hands before leaving the restaurant.
Unknown Facts About Saba Azad
- Azad changed her name from Sada Singh Grewal to Sada Singh Azad. She chose Azad as her surname because she wanted to be free from all the religious rules and customs existing in the society. She was highly criticized for her name change.
- Grewal and swara Bhaskar performed at the Anti CAA protest in January 2020 in kolkota. The song was “Tu Zinda Hai”.
- Saba is also in controversy for her video that shows her date with Hrithik Roshan at a restaurant. They were also holding hands while leaving.
- She has been trolled on twitter for her new rumored relationship with Hrithik. They both are referred as Grandfather and Granddaughter duo.
- Sada almost cried on the sets of Mujse Friendhaap Karoge as she was asked to shorten her hair. However, after her haircut, she was satisfied with her new look.
- Her favorite artist are Arctic Monkeys, Bebel Gilberto, R.L. Burnside, Air, Billie Holiday, Tim Maia, Black Keys, Prins Thomas, Amadou and Miriam, Can, Django Reinhardt, David Bowie, Miles Davis, Nursrat Fateh Ali, Goldfrapp, Cream, Traffic, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie‘Bird’ Parker, The Strokes, Chet Baker, The Rolling Stones, Prince, and Marvin Gaye.
- Upcoming projects- two scripts for direction and production starting from 2023.
- Illuminated Artiste of the Month- She won the illuminated artist of the month in April 2015 for her music.
- She also worked in Rocket Boy which was released on Sonyliv in 2022.
Saba Azad is unmarried and the rumors are that she is dating Hrithik Roshan as they were spotted having dinner together in March 2022.
Saba Azad was born on 1st November 1985. Her age as per 2022 is 36 years.
Saba Azad is Sikh. She changed her name from Saba Singh Grewal to Saba Singh Azad as she wanted to be free from all the traditions and customs of any religion. She was highly criticized for her move.