Zoya Akhtar is an Indian film director-writer. Zoya Akhtar has become one of the successful directors of Bollywood due to her hard work in a very short time. Zoya’s first directorial venture was Luck By Chance. Which was highly appreciated by the audience and critics.
Zoya Akhtar Bio/Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Zoya Akhtar|
|Debut Movie||Director- Luck By Chance (2009)|
|Height||In Centimeter- 160 cm|
In Meter- 1.60 m
In Feet- 5’3”
|Weight||In Kilogram- 65 kg|
In Pound- 143 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Zoya Akhtar Date Of Birth||14 October 1972|
|Zoya Akhtar Age (2021)||49 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Home town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Maneckji Cooper School, Mumbai|
|College/University||St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. |
Tisch School Of Arts, New York University
|Hobbies||Writing, Reading, Traveling|
|Marital Status||Married (Rumored)|
|Affairs/Girlfriend||Sharic Sequeira (Asst. Director & Producer)|
|Zoya Akhtar Husband||Sharic Sequeira (Rumored)|
|Parents||Father– Javed Akhtar|
Mother– Honey Irani
Step Mother– Shabana Azmi
|Sibling||Brother– Farhan Akhtar (Actor)|
|Net worth (2021)||10 Million USD|
Family, Early Life and Education
Zoya was born on 14 October 1972 in Mumbai to Javed Akhtar. Javed Akhtar is a famous Bollywood writer, poet. His mother’s name is Honey Irani, who is a Bollywood actress. Zoya’s stepmother Shabana Azmi is also a well-known Bollywood actress. Zoya Akhtar has an elder brother- Farhan Akhtar who is a director, producer, actor and writer. Zoya Akhtar is the cousin of director-choreographer Farah Khan and director Sajid Khan.
Zoya did her early schooling from Maneckji Cooper School, Mumbai and completed her graduation from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. Due to Zoya’s interest in filmmaking, she went to New York University to learn the nuances of filmmaking.
Zoya Akhtar Career
She started her film career with the film Luck by Chance. The film did well at the box office, with critics also liking his film. Zoya got recognition in the film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. The film was about three friends, Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif and Kalki Koechlin were seen in the film. The audience and critics liked this film of Zoya very much. Zoya was also honored with the Filmfare Best Director Award for this film.