Born: January 31,1975 Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Biography: Preity Zinta is a renowned Bollywood film actress. Alongside Hindi films she has also worked in Telugu, Punjabi and English language films. Zinta made her acting debut in Dil Se.. in 1998 followed by Soldier the same year. These performances earned her a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, and gained recognition for her role in Kya Kehna (2000). She subsequently played a variety of character types. Her notable films are Dil Se.., Sangharsh, Kya Kehna, Mission Kashmir, Dil Chahta Hai, Koi... Mil Gaya, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Veer-Zaara, Salaam Namaste, Krrish, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom , to name a few. She has won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 2003 for film Kal Ho Naa Ho. Her first international role was in the Canadian film Heaven on Earth, for which she was awarded the Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival. In addition to acting Zinta has written a series of columns for BBC News Online South Asia, is a social activist, a television presenter, and a regular stage performer. She is the founder of the production company PZNZ Media and, along with ex-boyfriend Ness Wadia, a co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Kings XI Punjab.