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Biography of Preity Zinta
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Name: Preity zinta
Place, date of birth: Shimla, Himachal pradesh, India January 31, 1975
Profession: Actress films
Years active: 1998 - until now

Early life and career background

Preity zinta was born into a family in a small town which is included in Rohru in Shimla district himmachal pradesh state in India. His father, Durganand Zinta was an officer in the Indian Army but unfortunately preity when he was 13 years old died in a car accident. In the accident his mother was also hit and received severe injuries resulting can only lie in bed for 2 years. She has 2 brothers that Deepankar (his brother) and Manish (her sister). Deepankar follow his father's footsteps to become an officer in the Indian army while his brother Manish chose to live in California, United States.

Preity zinta while still a young child so boyish and with the military background of his father into a deep impression to him about how to take care of a good family. Discipline and punctuality are important to him. He studied at a Christian boarding school in Shimla. As a student he was very fond of the literature. in addition spare time he is very fond of playing basketball.

After graduating from the hostel and then he went to college St. Bede in Shimla with English language program and he got a good passing grade. After graduating from college and then again in the continuing education program graduate majoring in psychology. Diah earned a degree in criminal psychology, but after that melanjtkan career in modeling.

His first ad on television is in a chocolate product. He could star in the ad because it met the director while in her friend's birthday party in 1996. The director persuaded him to audition on the spot and then elected.

Acting career

Preity zinta in 1997 met with director Shekhar lime auditions while accompanying his friend, but the director said that he would become an actress. Shekhar lime plans to play with in the film which will be made but then the film project failed to materialize. Shekhar lime director Mani Ratnam finally recommend about preity zinta until finally he got the role in the movie 'Dil se' with Shah Rukh Khan and Manisha Koirala. But in the movie 'Dil se' was preity only appeared 20 minutes and not a major role. The next in the same year he got the lead role in the movie 'Soldier' ​​with actor Bobby Deol. Of the two films that preity nominated 'Best supporting actress Filmfare award' but in the second year was awarded as the 'Filmfare Best female debut award' for the same film.

In 2000 he played as a single parent and the teen pregnancy in the movie 'Kya Kehna' which is quite successful in the market. of this film she was nominated for Filmfare best actress awards. In late 2000 she played a TV reporter covering the conflict in the Kashmir region in the film 'Mission Kashmir' with Hrithik roshan and Sanjay dutt. 2001 with Aamir Khan, Saif ali khan, and Akhsay khanna he gets some credit for the brilliant acting in the movie 'Dil chahta hai'.

In mid-2001 he was cast as a sex worker in a bar which is then entered in the domestic life of another person as a surrogate mother for the couple who can not have offspring, in the movie 'Chori chori chupke chupke' that he was nominated for both best supporting actress Filmfare awards . 2002 preity plays the protagonist in the family drama 'Dil hai tumhara', though the film was not successful but her acting as the persecuted stepdaughter rated well by critics.

2003 to 2007 was the golden period in his acting career. a number of films like 'Koi Mil Gaya', 'Kal ho na ho', 'Veer Zaara', 'Lakhsya', and 'Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna' was very successful in the market and catapulted his name in the film industry bollywood. But in 2007 his movie titled 'Jhoom Barabar Jhoom' failed to break the box office and received negative reviews from critics.


Preity has written three columns on a site BBC News Online South Asia with the topic of Indian women. in 2004 he also participated in the Shah Rukh Khan concert temptation in various countries with Arjun Rampal, priyanka, chopra, rani Mukherji, and saif ali khan. At the concert in Colombo sri lanka luckily he escaped death because at that time the tsunami. Preity recently came to Indonesia for the first time with Shah Rukh khan, rani mukherjee, Bipasha Basu in concert temptaion reloaded. By the various media he was known as a friendly and open about everything regarding his film. Preity is very close to Suzanne roshan (wife Hritik roshan, whereas in industry bollywood he is friends with Abhisek Bachan, Shah Rukh khan and gauri khan. Si gorgeous doll-like india has also been entered in the row to 41 Asia's sexiest women by UK Magazine easter eye in 2006.

List of awards and award nominations obtained

Apsara movies and Television Producers Guild Awards
Nominated Best actress in a leading role (2004): Kal ho na ho
Nominated Best actress in a supporting role (2004): Armaan

Bollywood Movie Awards

Best female debut (1999) 'winner': Soldier
Nominated Best Actress (2003): Dil Hai tumhara
Nominated Best Actress (2004): Kal Ho Na Ho
Nominated Best Actress (2005): verr Zaara
Nominated Best Actress (2006): Salaam Namaste
Nominated Best supporting Actress (2007): Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna

Filmfare Awards

Best female debut (1999) 'winner': Dil se & Soldier
Best actress (2004) 'winner': Kal ho na ho
Nomination Best Supporting Actress (1999): Dil Se
Nominated Best Actress (2001): Kya Kehna
Nomination Best Supporting Actress (2002): Chori Chori Chupke Chupke
Nominated Best Actress (2004): Koi Mil Gaya
Nominated Best Villain (2004): Armaan
Nominated Best Actress (2005): Veer Zaara
Nominated Best Actress (2006): Salaam Namste
Nominated Best supporting Actress (2007): Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna

Global Indian Filmfare awards

Nominated Best Actress (2005): Veer zaara
Nominated Best supporting Actress (2007): Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna

International Indian Film Academy Awards

Best Actress (2004) 'winner': Kal ho na ho
Style diva of the year (2005) 'winner'
Glamorous star awards (2006) 'winner'
Nominated Best Actress (2001): Kya Kehna
Nominated Best Actress (2002): Dil Chahta Hai
Nominated Best Actress (2004): Koi Mil Gaya
Nominated Best Actress (2006): Salaam Namaste
Nominated Star of the decade female

MTV Lycra Awards

Most stylish female actor (2005) 'winner': Veer Zaara
Most stylish female actor (2006) 'winner': Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna

Sansui Awards

Best Actress (2001) 'winner': Kya Kehna
Best Actress (2004) 'winner': kal ho na ho

Screen Awards

Most Promising Newcomer - Female (1999) 'winner': Soldier
Jodi No.1 (2005) with Shah Rukh Khan 'winner': Veer Zaara
Nominated Best Actress (2001): Kya Kehna
Nominations Jodi No.1 (2002) with Aamir khan: Dil Chahta Hai
Nominated Best Actress (2003): Dil Hai Tumhara
Nominated Best Actress (2004): Kal ho na ho
Nominations Jodi No.1 (2004) with Shah Rukh Khan: Kal ho na ho
Nominated Best villain (2004): Armaan
Nominated Best Actress (2005): Veer Zaara
Nominated Best Actress (2006): Salaam Namaste
Nominations Jodi No.1 (2006) with Saif ali khan: Salaam Namaste

Stardust Awards

Star of the year-female 'winner' (2004): Kal ho na ho
Star of the year-female 'winner' (2005): Veer Zaara
Star of the year-female 'winner' (2010): Videsh
Star of the year nominations-female (2006): Salaam Namaste
Best supporting actress nomination (2007): kabhi Alvida Na Kehna
Searchlight Best Actress nomination (2009): The last year

Zee Cine Awards

Best female debut (1999) 'winner': Soldier
Queen of Hearts (2003) 'winner'
Superstar of the Year - Female (2003): Kal ho na ho
Nominated Best Actor - Female (2004): Kal Ho Naa Ho
Nominated Best Actor - Female (2005): Veer-Zaara
Nominated Best Actor - Female (2006): Salaam Namaste
Nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Female (2007): Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna...

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