India, Dec. 20 -- At 21, Ananya Panday thinks she has already seen the best year of her life. and that year would be 2019, for she not only made a big-ticket debut with Student of The Year 2 (SOTY2) but also delivered a hit, Pati Patni Aur Woh. Oh wait! She has also signed a film starring Deepika Padukone, and another film with Ishaan Khatter. So, for someone who has always wanted to be an actor, Ananya might be right when she calls this the best year of her life. Excerpts:

A grand debut and a hit film... How would you sum up 2019?

It's just been everything I could have dreamt of! The fact that I can finally be an actor and work in this industry is such a privilege and a big deal for me. I think that's why 2019 will be the best year of ...