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Preity Zinta

Preity Zinta ( born 31 January 1975) 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 a 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, her biggest commercial success, and the star-crossed romance Veer-Zaara, which earned her critical acclaim. She was later noted for her portrayal of independent, modern Indian women in Salaam Namaste and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, top-grossing productions in overseas markets. 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. In addition to movie acting, Zinta has written a series of columns for BBC News Online South Asia, is a television presenter, a regular stage performer, and along with ex-boyfriend Ness Wadia she is 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.[8][9] These controversies include her being the only witness not to retract in court her earlier statements against the Indian mafia during the 2003 Bharat Shah case, for which she was awarded the Godfrey Phillips National Bravery Award. Description above from the Wikipedia article Preity Zinta, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jan 31, 1975 In Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Movie/TV Credits:
36
First Appeared:
In the movie Dil Se.. 1998-08-22
Latest Project:
Movie Dabangg 3 2019-12-20
Known For
Poster of Salaam Namaste
Poster of Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa
Poster of Soldier
Poster of Dulhan Dilwale Ki
Filmography
Movie Dabangg 3 2019-12-20
Movie Welcome to New York Cameo Appearance 2018-02-23
Movie Happy Ending Divya 2014-11-21
Movie Ishkq in Paris Ishkq Marie Elise 2013-05-24
Movie Main Aurr Mrs Khanna Special Appearance in "Happening" Song 2009-10-16
Movie Halla Bol Herself 2008-01-11
Movie Heroes Kuljeet Kaur 2008-10-24
Movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Special Appearance in "Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte" Song 2008-12-11
Movie Jhoom Barabar Jhoom Alvira Khan 2007-06-15
Movie Om Shanti Om Herself 2007-11-07
Movie Jaan-E-Mann Piya Goyal Kapoor 2006-10-20
Movie Krrish Nisha Mehra (Cameo) 2006-06-23
Movie Alag 2006-06-16
Movie Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Riya Saran 2006-08-11
Movie Khullam Khulla Pyaar Karen Priti Damani 2005-04-28
Movie Salaam Namaste Ambi 2005-09-09
Movie Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa Pari Mathur (Dr. Parineeta) 2004-09-10
Movie Veer-Zaara Zaara Hayaat Khan 2004-11-12
Series Coffee with Karan Unknown 2004-11-19
Movie The Hero: Love Story of a Spy 2003-04-10
Movie Armaan Sonia Kapoor 2003-05-16
Movie Koi... Mil Gaya Nisha Mehra 2003-08-08
Movie Kal Ho Naa Ho Naina Catherine Kapur 2003-11-27
Movie Dil Hai Tumhaara Shalu 2002-09-05
Movie Farz 2001-01-12
Movie Chori Chori Chupke Chupke Madhubala 2001-03-09
Movie Dil Chahta Hai Shalini 2001-07-24
Movie Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke Sakshi 2001-08-10
Movie Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega Jahnvi 2000-08-04
Movie Kya Kehna Priya Bakshi 2000-05-18
Movie Mission Kashmir Sufiya Parvez / Sufiya Altaaf Khan 2000-10-27
Movie Sangharsh Reet Oberoi 1999-09-03
Movie Dillagi 1999-11-08
Movie Dil Se.. Preeti Nair 1998-08-22
Movie Soldier Preeti Singh 1998-12-10
Movie Dulhan Dilwale Ki Shailaja / Shailu 1998-10-31
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