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Preity Zinta

Preity Zinta

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Biography

Preity Zinta is a Bollywood actress and an entrepreneur who is well known for her warm and chirpy personality and is one of the highest educated actresses in Bollywood.

 

Age and Height

 

Born on 31st January 1975 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, Preity Zinta is 43 years old. The dimpled actress stands 5 feet 3 inches tall.

 

Marriage/Relationships

 

Preity Zinta got married to her long-term beau Gene Goodenough on 29th February in the year 2016. Gene and Preity got hitched in Los Angeles in a secret ceremony. Gene Goodenough is an American who is the Vice President for a US-based hydroelectric power community, called the NLine energy, in the sector of finance.

 

Family

 

Preity Zinta was born to an officer in the Indian Army, Durganand Zinta. Her mother’s name is Nilprabha Zinta. She also has two brothers, namely Deepankar Zinta and Manish Zinta. Preity lost her father in a tragic car incident at a very tender age of 13. This accident also made her mother bedridden for a span of, as long as, two years. This was indeed a very tragic incident, but Preity being a very positive and strong-minded person considered this as a turning point in her career.

 

Career

 

Preity Zinta holds a post-graduate degree in criminal psychology. After completion of her studies, she took up modelling. Her first television presence was through the TV commercial for Perk. Later she continued to work as a model, till in 1998 she got her first movie break. Her first Bollywood movie was Dil Se, where she had a small yet vital role opposite Manisha Koirala and Shahrukh Khan. She proved her talent in her first movie and started getting more projects. However, her second film, named soldier, got her more fame and success as it was the highest earning film that year. 
She now has a production house of her own and her latest release is the film named Bhaiaji Superhit.

 

Awards

 

Preity Zinta made her debut in Dil and her very next film in the same year, Soldier won her the Filmfare Award for the Best Female Debut in the year 1998. Again, she was featured in Kal Ho Na Ho and Koi… Mil Gaya in the year 2003, in which the former won her the title for Best Actor Female. She also won recognition for her international film roles in the movie Heaven on Earth, a Canadian film, for which she won the Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress at the Chicago International  Film Festival, 2008. Apart from her film based recognition, she was also awarded Godfrey Philips National Bravery Awards for Indian Mafia in the year 2003.

 

Favourites

 

Her list of favourite actors includes Shah Rukh Khan, Amir Khan, Sanjay Dutt and Guru Dutt and Titanic is all time favourite movie. She is fond of khadi chawal and khatti Himachali dal. Her favourite destinations are New Zealand, Greece, Vienna, etc. She loves electric blue shade among colours and her favourite scent is Envy by Gucci. Other perfume brands that she admires is Valentino and Roberto Cavalli.

 

Controversies

 

Preity Zinta is one of the most beautiful actresses in Bollywood. She also owns an IPL T20 cricket team (Kings XI Punjab). She got into a controversial situation during one of her team’s matches in the stadium. She alleged Ness Wadia, the heir of Bombay dyeing, for abusing, molesting and threatening her during the IPL match. She also filed a complaint against him with the Mumbai police. However, Ness Wadia denied all the allegation.

 

Trivia

 

The highly talented actress is also the owner of Stellenbosch Kings team, which is a South African T20 Global League Cricket team. She is the owner of the team since 2017.

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Real NamePreity Zinta
ProfessionActing
Famous RoleNaina Catherine Kapur in Kal Ho Naa Ho

Preity Zinta - Physical Stats & More

Height (In Cm)162
Weight(In Kg)52
Figure Measurement32-26-32
Eye colorLight Brown
Hair colorBrown

Preity Zinta - Other Details

Date of Birth1975-1-31
Home TownNot known
Birth Place Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Sun SignNot known
Nationality India
College St. Bede's College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Education QualificationGraduate (English Honours), PG (Criminal Psycology)