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Preity Zinta


About Preity Zinta

Preity Zinta (born 31 January 1975) is a popular Bollywood actress

Personal Biography

Relationship with Ness Wadia

Preity Zinta is dating Indian Businessman Ness Wadia. For more information about their relationship, read Preity Zinta & Ness Wadia.

Charity

Zinta joined hands with Loomba Trust as its brand ambassador to work for the upliftment and betterment of widows.

Other personal information

Professional Biography

As an actress

She has appeared in Hindi films of Bollywood, as well as Telugu, Punjabi and English language films. After graduating with a degree in criminal psychology, Zinta made her acting debut in Dil Se in 1998 followed by a role in Soldier the same year. These performances earned her a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award, and she was later recognised for her role as a teenage single mother in Kya Kehna (2000). She subsequently played a variety of character types; her film roles along with her screen persona contributed to a change in the concept of a Hindi film heroine.

Co-ownership in Kings XI Punjab

Zinta participated in the auctions for the Chandigarh franchise in the Indian Premier League in February 2008 and won the co-ownership for Kings XI Punjab along with Ness Wadia. She promoted the sport by sitting in the ticket counter selling IPL tickets! She described herself as the good luck factor of her IPL franchisee.

In April 2009, she introduced her team in Mumbai.

In March/April 2010, a local court issued a notice of motion to Kings XI Punjab co-owners Zinta and Wadia, their senior vice-president operations Arvinder Singh and an SSP, Phase VIII SHO on a PIL by an NGO for April 5. Global Human Rights Council (GHRC) chairman advocate Arvind Thakur alleged great public inconvenience, harassment and nuisance due to the ongoing T20 matches of IPL 3 at the PCA stadium.

In February 2010, reports are out that the owners of Kings XI Punjab, which includes Zinta, have sold their stake to Hero Honda Motors Limited. The owners have denied the reports about the sale.

In April 2010, Zinta said that she is confident that Lalit Modi is not a secret owner in the Punjab franchise.

Movies / Filmography

  • Dil Se (1998)
  • Soldier (1998)
  • Premante Idera (1998)
  • Heaven on Earth
  • Salaam Namaste
  • Videsh
  • Ishkq In Paris (November 2, 2012) - Actress & Producer

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

Politics

In March 2009, Zinta, along with Shah Rukh Khan campaigned for the Congress party in the 2009 Indian Parliamentary Elections.

Other Professional Information

  • In November 09, she joined the fight against child trafficking by lending support to a campaign along with Melanne Verveer, the US Ambassador-at-large for global women issues.
  • In March 2010, she was named the Indian ambassador for the joint United Nations Programme on HIV-AIDS (UNAIDS).

Preity Zinta in News

Andhra Pradesh News on June 2, 2015
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on June 2, 2015

‘Save & Empower the Girl Child’ with Lilavati Hospital
Doctors of Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre (LHRC), in their endeavour towards the upliftment of the girl child, takes another step forward, in their initiative ‘Save & Empower the Girl Child’ on February 5, at Taj Lands End, Bandra (W) from 7 pm onwards

Single Brett Lee linked to Bollywood actresses Priyanka Chopra, Preity Zinta
Cricketer Brett Lee, who is single and is looking for love, has been linked with several fine-looking Bollywood actresses, including Priyanka Chopra and Preity Zinta, in the recent weeks.

Dalai Lama joins Preity Zinta at IPL venue in Dharamsala
The Indian Premier League match between the Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers being played here, had a special guest in the form of Tibetan spiritual leader - the Dalai Lama-on Saturday.

Chennai Super Kings arrive in Chandigarh to take on Kings XI Punjab
Chennai Super Kings after the thrilling win against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tourney inaugural match arrived at Chandigarh ahead of their ensuing clash against Kings XI Punjab.

Preity Zinta, Zeenat Aman to celebrate woman power in Dubai
Reel-life heroines Preity Zinta and Zeenat Aman will rub shoulders with real-life achievers, including Dubai-based entrepreneur Sarah Belhasa and fashion designer Aiisha Ramadan, to celebrate woman power and to promote breast-cancer awareness at the Gr8 Women Awards Night.

Bombay High Court stays Kings XI Punjab's termination from IPL
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) suffered yet another legal setback for the second consecutive day on Wednesday with a division bench of the Bombay High Court dismissing its appeal against the court's order staying the termination of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab.

Cherie Blair Foundation for Women Reappoints Gutenberg Communications as its Communication Partner for the Second Annual Women Mean Business Conference
Gutenberg Communications, a global, strategic communications firm offering public and investor relations services, has been reappointed by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to promote its second “Women Mean Business Conference.” The event will be held on the 8th of December 2010 at the Hyatt Regency in Mumbai, India

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