Preity Zinta Profile, Age, Family, Husband, Affairs, Biography & More

Preity Zinta

Preity Zinta Profile, Age, Family, Husband, Affairs, Biography & More

Preity Zinta is an Indian actress and entrepreneur. She has appeared in Bollywood Hindi films, as well as Telugu, Punjabi and English films. After graduating with honors in English and criminal psychology, Zinta made her debut in Dil Se .. in 1998, then in Soldier the same year. These performances earned her a Filmfare award for best female achievement, and she was later recognized for her role as a single adolescent mother in Kya Kehna (2000). She then established a career with various types of characters. her film roles with her character on screen have been credited with contributing to a change in the concept of a heroine of the Hindi movie, and have earned her several honors

Preity Zinta was born on January 31, 1975 to a family in Rohru, Shimla District, Himachal Pradesh. His father, Durganand Zinta, was an officer in the Indian army. He died in a car accident at the age of 13; The accident also involved her mother, Nilprabha, who was seriously injured and therefore remained in bed for two years. Zinta described the tragic accident and her father’s death as an important turning point in her life, which forced her to mature quickly. She has two brothers; Deepankar and Manish, respectively one year and one year younger. Deepankar is an officer of the Indian Army, while Manish lives in California.

Zinta, who describes herself as a tomboy in her childhood, said that her father’s military background had given her a lasting impression of how family life should unfold. He affirmed the importance of discipline and punctuality for children. She studied at the convent of Jesus and Mary’s boarding school in Shimla. Although she admits her loneliness at the school, she noted that she was rewarded by finding a “perfect set of friends”. As a student, she developed a love for literature, especially the works of William Shakespeare and poetry. According to Zinta, she appreciated the homework and got good grades; in her spare time she played sports, especially basketball.

After graduating from The Lawrence School in Sanawar at the age of 18, Zinta enrolled at St. Bede College in Shimla. She graduated from university with a Bachelor’s degree in English and then started a graduate program in psychology. She obtained a postgraduate degree in Criminal Psychology, before embarking on modeling. Zinta’s first TV commercial was for Perk chocolates, the result of a chance meeting with a director at a friend’s birthday party in 1996. The director persuaded Zinta to audition for the spot and she has been selected. Subsequently, she appeared in other catalogs and advertisements, including one for Liril soap.

Zinta received the Best Actress Filmfare Award in 2003 for her portrayal of the drama Kal Ho Naa Ho. She then starred in the lead female role in two consecutive lead films in India, the science-fiction film Koi … Mil Gaya (2003), his greatest commercial success, and the starry novel Veer-Zaara. (2004), which earned him rave reviews. She was later named for her portrayal of independent modern Indian women in Salaam Namaste (2005) and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), the most popular productions on foreign markets. These achievements established her as a leading actress of Hindi cinema. Her first role in international cinema took place in the Canadian film Heaven on Earth, for which she received the Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.

In addition to playing, Zinta has written a series of columns for BBC News Online in South Asia, she is a social activist, a television presenter and a regular stage performer. She is the founder of production company PZNZ Media, co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team, Kings XI Punjab, since 2008 and owner of the South African cricket team T20 Global Stellenbosch Kings since 2017. more years of break from film work, with the sole exception of his return film, Ishkq in Paris (2013), which failed to leave its mark. Zinta is known in the Indian media for publicly expressing her opinion, and as a result has occasional controversy. Among these controversies, she is the only witness not to retract in court in her previous statements against the Indian mafia in the 2003 Bharat Shah case, for which she was awarded the Godfrey Phillips National Award for Bravery.

On February 29, 2016, Zinta married her long-time American partner, Gene Goodenough, at a private ceremony in Los Angeles. Goodenough is Senior Vice President of Finance at NLine Energy, a US-based hydroelectric company.

Preity Zinta Biodata and Biography

Preetam Singh Zinta
Date Of Birth
31 January 1975
43 Years (as in 2018)
Profession / Occupation
Actress / Producer / Entrepreneur (Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, English)
Mother Tongue
Height / Weight
5′ 4” / 52kg
First Movie
Not Known
Money Factor
2-3 Crores per movie


Preity Zinta Family and Relatives

Late. Durganand Zinta (Army officer)
Nilprabha Zinta
Deepal Zinta, Manish Zinta
Marital Status
Gene Goodnough
Sons N/A
Uncle N/A
Aunties N/A
Grandfather Not Known
Grandmother Not Known
Boyfriends/ Affairs Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan


Preity Zinta Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
Height in Meters
1.62 m
Height in Feet Inches
5′ 4”
Body Measurement
Waist Size`
Hips Size
Eye Colour
Light Brown
Hair Colour


Preity Zinta Favorites

Favorite Colour
Electric Blue
Favorite Actor
Guru Dutt, Sanjay Dutt, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Actress
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Favorite Food Kadhi Chawal, Khatti Himachali dall
Hobbies Working out at gym, Reading, Writing, Dancing
Favorite Director Not Known
Favorite Movie Titanic
Favorite Perfume Valentino and Roberto Cavalli
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Destination Greece, New Zealand, Vienna


Preity Zinta Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
Graduate (English Honours), Postgraduate (Criminal Psycology)
Convent of Jesus and Mary boarding school, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
College / University
St. Bede’s College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Not Known


Preity Zinta Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Home Town
Rohru, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), India
Present Residence
Waroda Road, Bandra (west), Mumbai
House Address
C/10A, Ranwar, Waroda Road, Bandra (west), Mumbai
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
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Preity Zinta Social Media

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