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Ayesha Takia

Ayesha was born on 10th April 1986 to a Gujarati Father Nishit and Mother Faridah, an Anglo-Indian Muslim. She has a younger sister Natasha. She is married to Farhan Azmi who is a Restaurateur. Samajwadi Party Leader Abu Asim Azmi is her Father-In-law. Ayesha did her schooling from the St. Anthony High School, but seldom went to college because she started to work since she was fifteen. Ayesha did her first ad at the age of four and since then she dreamt of becoming an actress.

Ayesha Takia

She also featured in a 'Complan' ad Campaign along with Shahid Kapoor where they played Complan Girl and Complan Boy. She did her first music video 'Meri Chunar Udd Udd jaye' of Singer Falguni Pathak at the age of fifteen. She featured in another video song 'Shake It Daddy' at sixteen. Ayesha grew up speaking English at her home and learned Fluent Hindi and Telugu after entering respective industries.

Ayesha Takia

She gained much appreciation for her role. She won the Screen Award for Best Actress (Critics' choice). She was seen in 2007 multi-starrer 'Salaam-E-Ishq', Rohit Shetty's 'Sunday' (2008), Nagesh Kukunoor's '8 x 10 Tasveer' (2009). Her 2009 movie 'Wanted' opposite Salman Khan was a blockbuster. She recently debuted as an Anchor for a Music-Reality show 'Sur kshetra'. Ayesha loves chatting with fans and is a familiar face on Twitter which she also uses to voice her opinions.

Ayesha Takia

She also appeared in a 2006 Telegu movie named 'Robbery', which was later dubbed into Hindi and released as 'Super'. And then came Dor - in which she plays a role without any glamor - a film that brought a lot of praise and much-need recognition for her. Here she has proved that she can enact both sexy and glamorous on one hand, and the more ordinary, next-door-type girl roles with ease.

Ayesha Takia

Takia began her career as a model appearing in the famous I am a Complan Boy! I’m a Complan Girl! campaign alongside Shahid Kapoor and also in Falguni Pathak's "Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye" music video when she was fifteen. When she was 18,she appeared in the music video Shake It Daddy, which brought her to the attention of Bollywood, and a few film offers followed. She signed a contract to appear in Socha Na Tha, then for Taarzan: The Wonder Car.

Ayesha Takia

She signed her first movie 'Socha Na Tha' opposite Abhay Deol and then 'Taarzan - The Wonder Car' but the delay in the making of the former movie let later to be her first release. She won the Best Filmfare debut in the same. After that she appeared in a few movies but they could not do much for her. Although she got some notice in 'Dil Maange More' and 'Shaadi No. 1'. She entered Tollywood in 2006 from the movie 'Robbery'. In the same year she bounced back with Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Dor'where she successfully essayed a strong role of a widowed daughter-in-law.


Ayesha Takia:- Date of Birth 10 April 1986, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India .Height is 5.5" Ayesha Takia’s father’s name is Nishit, a Gujarati and her mother’s name is Faridah, who is half Maharashtrian and half Caucasian British.Ayesha had never let her lack of speaking Hindi fluently come in her way. A go-getter, she is no stranger to the silver screen and has faced cameras even at the tender age of 4.

Her continuity was what got her noticed and the makers of ‘Socha Na Tha’ approached her in 2004 to play the lead role opposite Dharmendra’s nephew Abhay Deol which she accepted.She also signed up for another film ‘Tarzaan The Wonder Car’ which proved to be her debut in Bollywood, as the release of ‘Socha Na Tha’ was delayed.With ‘Tarzaan The Wonder Car’ Ayesha quickly made her mark in Bollywood and not only was noticed but also received an Award - The Best Filmfare Debut.Has known Shahid Kapoor since the days when they shot for the ‘Complan Kids’ ad.Won the award for IIFA Star Debut (2004).She has a boyfriend named Farhan Azmi and has started a boutique hotel business with him.Won Zee Cine Critics Award – Best Actress , tied with Gul Panag for Dor (2006) (2007).Won Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards, Best Actress for Dor (2006) (2007).Won Stardust Best Supporting Actress Award for Dor (2006) (2007).Won Star Screen Award Best Actress (Critics) for Dor (2006) (2007).She has has done various roles ranging from comedy to serious characters, but prefers romantic movies.



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http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1779702/bio

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayesha_Takia

http://www.ranker.com/list/ayesha-takia-movies-and-films-and-filmography/reference

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