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Ayesha Takia Biography

Ayesha Takia was born on April 20, 1986 in Ayesha Takia was born on April 20, 1986 in
Mumbai, India. She has made her name in the tinsel town at a very tender age. Ayesha Takia was born and brought up at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her father is Gujarati while her mother is half British and half Maharashtrian. She grew up speaking English at home and had to learn Hindi and Telugu for her film roles.

She had been a model since she was four years old. She shot to fame after appearing in a music video, Falguni Pathak’s Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye at the age of fifteen. She again appeared in the video of Shake It Daddy which brought her to the attention of the Hindi film industry. Thus began her career in Hindi films.

Her debut film was Tarzan: The Wonder Car then came Socha Na Tha. She received the Filmfare Best Debut Award in 2004 for her performance in Taarzan. She has been highly appreciated for her work in the 2006 film Dor. Dor is an art film in which she portrays a deglamorized role of a young Rajasthani widow living in a traditional joint family. She has also won the Zee Cine Critics Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film Dor.

She has been awarded a good number of awards in her very short film career.
2004- Filmfare Best Debut Award for Taarzan
2006- Star Screen Award Best Actress Award (critics) for Dor
2007- Stardust Best Supporting Actress Award for Dor
2007- BFJA Awards Best Actress for Dor
2007- Zee Cine Award best Actress (critics), with Gul Panag for Dor

Her films include:

  • Tarzan: The Wonder Car
  • Dil Maange More
  • Socha Na Tha
  • Shaadi No. 1
  • Home Delivery: Aapko… Ghar Tak
  • Shaadi Se Pehle
  • Dor
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