Director / Screenwriter / Story Writer Hindi
Zoya Akhtar Biography
Born : 14 October 1972
Height: 5' 3″ (1.6 m)
She began her career with a music video titled "Price of Bullets" for Pentagram and Shankar Mahadevan, where she was the director alongside her brother Farhan Akhtar. Much of her work in the film industry has been in association with her family, particularly her brother Farhan Akhtar. She was the assistant director for his films Dil Chahta Hai (2001), and Lakshya (2004). She also worked with Reema Kagti in the film Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007) as executive producer.
After gathering experience in this field, she went on to direct her first movie, Luck By Chance (2009) which got her popularity, and the super-hit Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011). Since then, she has directed a segment in Bombay Talkies (2013) and Dil Dhadakne Do (2015). She also wrote the screenplay for Talaash (2012), in collaboration with Reema Kagti.
- Farhan Akhtar
- Javed Akhtar
- Honey Irani