Hindi Awards International Indian Film Academy Awards 2006 - Cast & Crew

1. Ayesha Kapur


ayesha-kapur.png Ayesha Kapur is a child artist born on 13 September 1994 in Germany to an Indian father, Dilip Kapur and German mother, Jacqueline. Kapur currently lives in Auroville, Tamil Nadu. She is remembered for her role in the movie ‘BLACK’. She is the second youngest person after ‘Darsheel Safary’ to get nominated and win a Filmfare award. Also, at a very young age, she won a zee cine award and an IIFA award. Kapur, an incredible bundle of talent merely at 11 years old gave an extraordinary performance in ‘Black’. She is seen as a deaf and dumb girl and a junior version of Rani Mukerji in this film. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the movie t...

2. Nana Patekar


Nana-Patekar.jpg Nana Patekar is a popular Indian actor who was born in 1st January in 1951. He is also a successful filmmaker and writer simultaneously. He was born in the place named Murud-Janjira which is located in Raigad district in Maharashtra. His parents are Dinkar Patekar and Sanjana Patekar. Nana Patekar studied Applied Arts at the Sir J.J Institute in Mumbai. From his college life, he was attracted to acting and he did attend the inter-college dramatics. He also loved to sketch. His journey in the film industry started in 1974 with the film named ‘Garman’. After that, he acted on several movies like “Mohre(1987)”, “Salaam Bombay(1988)” and so on. But, he came to the gossip headline by his acting in the film “Parinda” which was released in 1989. ...

3. Rani Mukerji


05-07-2017/rani-mukerji.png Rani Mukerji is one of the most celebrated Indian Actress, she has been at the helm of the Indian Film Industry for many years, and has garnered much love and appreciation for the characters that she has played. She hails from a film background, however, did not show much interest till the time she played a character in her father’s film Biyer Phool. She then played many roles before her major break came when Karan Johar signed him for the movie, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, the movie was a blockbuster and Rani reached a stage, where she found herself destined to be. In the movie, she shared screen space with her paternal sister and a phenomenal actress Kajol and the star Shah Rukh Khan. Her success has been remarkable, and the roles that she has ...

4. Sanjay Leela Bhansali


Sanjay-Leela-Bhansali.jpg Born on 24th February 1963, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is an acclaimed Indian multi-faceted personality; he is a producer, director, screenwriter, and music director. He studied at the Film and Television Institution of India. The middle name Leela is from the name of Bhansali’s mother, Leela. During 1999, Bhansali commenced SLB Films, his production house. Bhansali kickstarted his film career by assisting Vidhu and Vinod Chopra. The flicks he worked as an assistant include 1942: A Love Story, Kareeb, and Parinda. The 1996 flick Khamoshi: The Musical was the first directorial venture of Bhansali. This film had Manisha Koirala and Salman in the lead roles. The film showcased Manisha's efforts to reach out to her deaf and dumb...

5. Javed Jaffrey


Javed-Jaffrey.jpg Javed Jaffrey is a talented actor, dancer, comedian, voice actor, impressionist, VJ, an ad filmmaker, emcee and politician, who predominantly work in the Bollywood film and television industry. He was born on December 4, 1963, in Malliwala, Uttar Pradesh in India. Javed is the son of renowned film actor, 'Jagdeep', who is also famous for doing comic roles. He debuted in the year 1985 in Subhash Ghai’s 'Meri Jung'. Aside from acting as the antagonist in the film, he showed off his talent in dancing to the tune of Bol Baby Bol Rock-N-Roll, which he also sang along with Kishore Kumar and S. Janaki. Since then, there is no looking back. Javed has appeared in over 35 films. When Chanel V was launched, he ...

6. Himesh Reshammiya


23-08-2019/himesh-reshammiya.jpg Intro: Himesh Reshammiya got his stardom after winning success as a story writer, producer, screenplay writer and music composer for various television serials.Himesh Reshammiya is known for his singing skills and as a music composer; he has gained a reputation; however, his career started with the television industry and television became the platform of his rise. He started his career as a music composer, screenplay writer and story writer for various television series’ which were telecasted on Zee TV. Among the popular television series for which Himesh Reshammiya wrote stories and composed music Dum Dama Dum, Amar Prem, Andaz, Ashiqui, and Jaan were very popular serials. In addition to it, he was also the ...

7. Asha Parekh


Asha-Parekh.jpg Asha Parekh was born in October 1942 to a middle-class Gujarati family. Her career as an actress started when she was a child and played a role in Aasmaan at the age of 10. This started off her career, which spanned for over 40 years in the industry with on and behind screen roles. At the age of 16 she was casted alongside Shammi Kapoor in Nasir Hussain’s Dil Deke Dekho. The film was a major hit and helped establish Asha as a heroin in Bollywood. The success of the movie also prompted Hussain to sign her on for six more films. She was known in the industry as a glamour girl until director Raj Khosla signed her on for three films, which gave her a more serious role in which she excelled. The films included; Do...

8. Alisha Chinai


Alisha-Chinai.jpg Alisha Chinai was born on 18th March 1965 and her birth name is Sujata Chinai. She is also popularly known as Alisha, Baby Doll and Indian Madonna. She was born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She got into the film industry at the age of 20 as a pop singer and playback singer. Her debut music director was Bappi Lahiri. This duo had many hit albums in the decade of 1980 that includes Love Love Love, Guru, Tarzan, Commando, Dance Dance and so forth. Alisha Chinai did playback singing, which was immense hits. Her singing for Divya Bharati, Mandak...

9. Abhishek Bachchan


abhishek-bachchan1.jpg Abhishek Bachchan, or Abhishek Srivastava, is a very well known famous celebrity in the Indian film industry. He is the son of Bollywood’s biggest iconic stars, Amitabh Bachchan, who made more than 100 films in his acting career and won over 30 awards. Abhishek is also known by the name Junior B. He was born on February 5th, 1976, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Abhishek is the husband of the gorgeous Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. She won the title of Miss World in 1994. Aishwarya is also a famous actress of the Bollywood industry who grabbed many awards in her career like Filmfare Awards, and IIFA Awards, also being awarded with the Padma Shri Award. Two years back, Abhishek and Aishwarya had a baby girl, which they nam...

10. Preity Zinta


31-01-2020/preity-zinta.jpg Preity, also known as Preity Zinta is a famous Actress of Bollywood and Tollywood. She was born on 31 January 1975 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. When she was 13 years old, her parents, Durganand Zinta and Nilprabha were involved in a car accident due to which she lost her father. Her mother managed to survive, however was bed ridden for 2 years as she was injured severely. Before entering in to movies, Preity has acted in a few commercials like Perk, Liril, etc. She made her debut in Bollywood with the movie ‘Dil Se’ followed by the movie ‘Soldier’ in the year 1998. Both the movies were superhits and she received good reviews for her performances in these movies. After these movies she entered the Telugu Film Industry where sh...

11. Amitabh Bachchan


a/m/i/t/a/b/amitabh-bachchan.jpg Amitabh Bachchan was born on October 11, 1942 in Allahabad, India. Bachchan's father was a prestigious Hindi poet Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan and his mother, Teji Bachchan, was a Sikh socialite. Being his parents’ first born, he has a junior male sibling resembling to his name Ajitabh. Bachchan went to Sherwood College before enlisting in Delhi University to complete his B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) degree. He became a cargo dealer in Calcutta after completing his graduation. Amitabh Bachchan married to Jaya Bhaduri and has one son named Abhishek and one daughter named Shweta. Bachchan's father passed on in 2003 and his mother in 2007. In 1969, Bachchan made his film debut in Saat Hindustani a f...

12. Shiney Ahuja


Shiney-Ahuja.jpg Shiney Ahuja was born on May 15, 1975, to Suraj Prakash Ahuja and Seema Ahuja. His father was a Colonel. Shiney did his schooling in Army schools across the country. Ahuja developed his interest in acting at Hansraj College, Delhi University. He further developed his interest in acting by attending National School of Drama. He started his career as a model and then continued in modeling for some time. After completing his college, Ahuja first secured his first commercial ad for Pepsi. After the successful Pepsi ad, he starred in nearly 40 ads. His ad career boosted his chance to enter into Bollywood. His talent was identified by Sudhir Mishra, the director of Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi. This film has two male lea...

13. Vidya Balan


Vidya-Balan.jpg Vidya Balan is an award winning Bollywood actress who was born in Poothamkurussy, Puthur of Kerala. Her birthday is 1st of January in 1978. Her parents are Saraswathy and P. R Balan. Her elder sister is Priya Balan and her second cousin is Indian actress Priyamani. She studied at a High School in Mumbai and in 1995, at the age of sixteen, she played the role of Radhika in the first season of Ekta Kapoor's TV series named “Hum Paanch”. In her teenage, she was inspired by Indian actress Shabana Azmi and Madhuri Dixit. She studied Sociology in St. Xavier's College and completed Master's in Mumbai University. She has appeared in several TV commercials and also she has starred in music videos. Vidya has briefly studied Carnatic music, Bharatnaty...