Preity ZintaPublished: January 24, 2015
Preity Zinta is an Indian film actress. She has appeared in Hindi films of Bollywood, as well as Telugu, Punjabi and English language films. After graduating with a degree in criminal psychology, Zinta made her acting debut in Dil Se.. in 1998 followed by a role in Soldier the same year. These performances earned her a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, and she was later recognised for her role as a teenage single mother in Kya Kehna (2000). She subsequently played a variety of character types; her film roles along with her screen persona contributed to a change in the concept of a Hindi film heroine.
Zinta received the Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 2003 for her performance in the drama Kal Ho Naa Ho. She went on to play the lead female role in two consecutive annual top-grossing films in India: the science fiction film Koi Mil Gaya. These accomplishments have established her as a leading actress of Hindi cinema. Her first international film role was in the Canadian film Heaven on Earth, for which she was awarded the Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.
She is the founder of the production company PZNZ Media and, along with ex-boyfriend Ness Wadia, a co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Kings XI Punjab. She is known in the Indian media for publicly speaking her mind and openly expressing her opinions, and consequently has sparked the occasional controversy.
|Real Name||Preetam Singh|
|Place of Birth||Shimla, Himachal Pradesh|
|Eye color||Light Brown|
|School||Jesus and Mary Simla Convent School|
|College||St. Bede’s College, Shimla|
|Debut movie||Dil Se (Tamil)|
|Known For||Dil Se, Soldier,Koi… Mil Gaya|
|Parents||Durganand Zinta – Nilprabha|
|Date of Marriage|
She hosted the Cannes Film Festival Ceremony with Karan Johar