Student of The Year was released in 2012 and it has been 6 years since we saw Saint Teresa’s students. The former movie introduced us to debutantes Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra. For the last 6 years, we have seen them in varied roles. Today, Karan Johar revealed the two female leads opposite Tiger Shroff in Student of The Year 2 – Tara Sutaria and Ananya Pandey.

Karan had introduced Tiger a long while ago and the fans have been anxiously waiting for the announcement of the two female leads. The makers have now introduced the two new entrants – Tara Sutaria and Ananya Pandey.

You might have seen the younger version of Tara Sutaria in ‘The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir’, which was a Hindi adaptation of the show ‘Suite Life of Zack and Cody’.


She is also a professional dancer and singer and has sung songs for acclaimed films such as Taare Zameen Par, Guzaarish, and David.

She has also toured India with Disney Channel, as a VJ.

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She is reportedly dating Rohan Mehra, son of late actor Vinod Mehra, who is all set to make his debut in Bollywood with Saif Ali Khan in his upcoming film Baazaar.

The second debutante in the film is Ananya Pandey.

In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, the makers of SOTY 2  revealed how Ananya was cast for the movie.

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“She (Ananya) auditioned for the film. In fact, all the actors auditioned for it. Initially, Mukesh Chhabra was doing the casting and then we came on board. Karan did not ask us to sign Ananya. In fact, I met her on the sets of Raees and asked her to audition for the role,” said Anmol Ahuja.

Ananya Pandey is the daughter of 90s actor Chunky Pandey.

He added that he met her through Excel Entertainment, and not Dharma Productions.

Ananya Pandey graced the pages of Variety featuring stars of the future. The feature also included Ananya’s cousin, Ahaan Panday, and Reese Witherspoon’s daughter, Ava Phillippe.

Can’t wait to see them in the movie!