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Preity Zinta

  • Full Name:
    Preity Zinta
  • Birthday:
    31 January 1975
  • Sun sign:
    Aquarius
  • Birth place:
    Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Nationality:
    Indian
  • Height:
    5’5

BIOGRAPHY

Preity first caught the eye of the producers when she appeared in the Cadbury’s Perk commercial. She shot to fame as the refreshing, cool, wet model in the Liril commercial; her dimpled smile won the hearts of millions.Preity Zinta, born on 31 January 1975 in Shimla comes from a non-filmy family. Her father Durganand Zinta was in the Indian Army. Zinta spent her early years at the Jesus and Mary boarding school in Shimla. She is a graduate in English from St. Bede’s College in Shimla after which she did 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 Best Female Debut Award, and she was later recognized for her role as a teenage single mother in ‘Kya Kehna’.After these movies there was no looking back for Preity as she did a series of successful films like ‘Koi... Mil Gaya’ and ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’ which were both critically and commercially acclaimedPreity has also done a series of offbeat films. She made her international debut in the Canadian film ‘Heaven on Earth’; her first English film was Rituparno Ghosh`s ‘The Last Lear’In addition to movie acting Zinta has written a series of columns for BBC News Online South Asia. She is known in the Indian media for publicly speaking her mind and openly expressing her opinions.Along with Ness Wadia and others, Zinta acquired ownership rights in 2008 for the Mohali-based Twenty20 cricket team of the Indian Premier League. She is known as the face of the Kings 11 Punjab team and has actively taken part in all its promotion events.

Filmography

  • 1998 Dil Se.
  • 1998 Soldier
  • 1998 Premante
  • 1999 Raja Kumarudu
  • 1999 Sangharsh
  • 1999 Dillagi
  • 2000 Kya Kehna
  • 2000 Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega
  • 2000 Mission Kashmir
  • 2001 Farz
  • 2001 Chori Chori Chupke Chupke
  • 2001 Dil Chahta Hai
  • 2001 Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke
  • 2002 Dil Hai Tumhaara
  • 2003 The Hero: Love Story of a Spy
  • 2003 Armaan
  • 2003 Koi... Mil Gaya
  • 2003 Kal Ho Naa Ho
  • 2004 Lakshya
  • 2004 Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa
  • 2004 Veer-Zaara
  • 2005 Khullam Khulla Pyaar Karen
  • 2005 Salaam Namaste
  • 2006 Alag
  • 2006 Krrish
  • 2006 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
  • 2006 Jaan-E-Mann
  • 2007 Jhoom Barabar Jhoom
  • 2007 The Last Lear
  • 2007Om Shanti OmHerselfSpecial appearance in song "Deewangi Deewangi"
  • 2008 Heaven on Earth
  • 2008 Heroes
  • 2008 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
  • 2009 Main Aurr Mrs Khanna
  • 2013 Ishkq in ParisIshkq
  • 2014 Happy Ending
  • 2014 Bhaiyyaji
  • TBA Har Pal