Zeenat Ara, 28, was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) when she was eight months old. It is her belief in God that gives her the willpower to face her debilitating ailment, says her father. Except for the time she spends sitting in her customised wheelchair, Zeenat is completely bed-ridden. A resident of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, she recently published her autobiography, "The Real Fighter: Zeenat Ara". Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL.