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Preity Zinta Biography and Profile

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Preity Zinta Profile

Birth Name Preity Zinta
Occupation Actress
Popular as Actress
Career 1998–present
Debut Film Dil Se..
Marital Status Single
Date of Birth January 31, 1975
Birth Place Shimla, India
Zodiac Aquarius
Nationality Indian
Height 1.63 m
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Education St Bede’s College
Father Durganand Zinta
Mother Nilprabha Zinta
Brother Manish Zinta, Deepanker Zinta
Relationships Marc Robinson (2000-2001), Marc Robinson (2005-2009)

Preity Zinta Biography

Preity Zinta is an Indian film actress. She was born on January 31, 1975 in Shimla, India to Durganand Zinta and Nilprabha Zinta. Her father was an Indian Army officer who died in a car accident when she was 13 years old. She has two brothers: Manish Zinta and Deepanker Zinta. Deepanker Zinta is a commissioned officer in the Indian Army and Manish Zinta lives in California. She studied at the Convent of Jesus and Mary boarding school in Shimla. At the age of 18 she enrolled at St Bede’s College and earned her graduation degree in English honours. After that she enrolled in a graduate programme in psychology and earned a postgraduate degree in criminal psychology. Soon after completing her studies she started modelling and made her first appearance in the TV commercial Perk chocolates. In 1996 she met a director who asked her to pursue her career in acting and at the spot she auditioned and was selected. Her first released film was Dil Se in 1998 in which she appeared opposite Shahrukh Khan and Manisha Koirala. Her performance in the film Dil Se.. and Soldier earned her fame and popularity and she also earned a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. In 2003 she received the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film Kal Ho Naa Ho. Since she has started her film acting career she has appeared in Hindi films of Bollywood, as well as Telugu, Punjabi and English language films. In addition to acting she has written a series of columns for BBC News Online South Asia. She is also a social activist, television presenter and a stage performer. She is also the founder of the production company PZNZ Media and the co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Kings XI Punjab. In 2000 she started dating model Marc Robinson and they ended their relationship in 2001. In February 2005 she started dating with the Bombay Dyeing heir, businessman Ness Wadia and they broke up in May 2009.

Preity Zinta Filmography

Year Title Role
1998 Dil Se.. Preeti Nair
1998 Soldier Preeti Singh
1998 Premante Idera Shailu
1999 Raja Kumarudu Rani
1999 Sangharsh CBI Officer Reet Oberoi
1999 Dillagi Rani
2000 Kya Kehna Priya Bakshi
2000 Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega Jahnvi
2000 Mission Kashmir Sufiya Parvez
2001 Farz Kajal Singh
2001 Chori Chori Chupke Chupke Madhubala
2001 Dil Chahta Hai Shalini
2001 Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke Sakshi
2002 Dil Hai Tumhaara Shalu
2003 The Hero: Love Story of a Spy Reshma/Ruksar
2003 Armaan Sonia Kapoor
2003 Koi… Mil Gaya Nisha
2003 Kal Ho Naa Ho Naina Catherine Kapur
2004 Lakshya Romila Dutta
2004 Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa Dr. Parineeta
2004 Veer-Zaara Zaara Haayat Khan
2005 Khullam Khulla Pyaar Karen Priti Damani
2005 Salaam Namaste Ambar ‘Amby’ Malhotra
2006 Alag Unknown
2006 Krrish Nisha
2006 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Rhea Saran
2006 Jaan-E-Mann Piya Goyal
2007 Jhoom Barabar Jhoom Alvira Khan
2007 The Last Lear Shabnam
2007 Om Shanti Om Herself
2008 Heaven on Earth Chand
2008 Heroes Kuljeet Kaur
2008 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Unknown
2009 Main Aurr Mrs Khanna Haseena Jagmagia
2013 Ishkq in Paris Ishkq
2014 Happy Ending TBA
2014 Bhaiyyaji Superhitt TBA
TBA Har Pal Runa

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