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Zoya Akhtar


Zoya Akhtar was born on October 14, 1972 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is a writer and director, known for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), Talaash (2012) and Dil Dhadakne Do (2015). See full bio »

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5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Talaash
Talaash Writer
(2012)
Dil Dhadakne Do
(2015)
Luck by Chance
(2009)

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 2015 Dil Dhadakne Do (story and screenplay)
 2013 Bombay Talkies (screenplay by)
 2012 Talaash (screenplay) / (story)
 2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (screenplay) / (story)
 2009 Luck by Chance (story & screenplay)
 2008/I Migration (Short) (writer)
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Zoia Akhtar
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Attempted to direct a film titled "Nargis" in 2004. She approached Madhuri Dixit but Madhuri's asking price was too much. The media then speculated that Karishma Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai and Preity Zinta were under consideration. The film was eventually shelved. See more »

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