Zoya Akhtar has now become a household name prominently known for her movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara as the most entertaining director. She is just three films old in the industry, but she earned applauses for her work; she bagged Filmfare award for best director in movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. She was born on 14th October 1972 to industry’s most renowned writer, poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar and screenwriter Honey Irani. She had her schooling at Maneckji Cooper and completed her graduation at St. Xavier’s College.

For further studies, she went to New York University Film School to study film production. Talent runs in her blood, and that is what she has got in legacy from her great grandfather Muztar Khairabadi, who was a noted Urdu poet and granddaughter of Jan Nisan Akhtar, eminent lyricist and ghazal writer. She is the sister of Farhan Akhtar, who has by far been acclaimed for directing, acting, writing and singing. She is a very versatile personality and started working as the casting director and assisted her brother Farhan Akhtar for ‘ Lakshya’ and Dil Chahta Hai.

Her debut movie as a full- fledged director was Luck By Chance, and she won the debut director award for it. She then made a blockbuster hit movie of three friends on a road trip trying to wipe out their fears and anxiety; she grabbed 12 awards for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara including Best Story, Best Screenplay, and Best Director. Zoya Akhtar is believed to depict some real life stories on the screen and more of the big happy family type of genre. She has shown a dysfunctional family in Dil Dhadakne Do ensemble with gender discrimination issues with the character of Priyanka Chopra in the movie. She has been by far successful in the portrayal of some intricate and petty concerns of our life in a brilliant way on screen.

Yasir Nawaz Hindi Actor

Yasir Nawaz

He was born on 22 June, 1970, to a Muslim family in Karachi, Pakistan. Yasir Nawaz is a renowned Pakistani television director, model, actor as well as a producer. Yasir Nawaz has no doubt won the heart of spectators by his efficient work. Some of his famous works are ‘Meri Adhoori Mohabbat’, where he explicated the idea of immortal and sacrificing love, ‘Uraan’, which is written by the popular novelist Umera Ahmed , and ‘Nadaaniyan’, a Pakistani sitcom. Yasir started his career as a model as well as an actor, but later shifted and moved to another track of his career and started directing as well as producing television dramas for various television channels. As an actor, he acted in ‘Peela Jora’, a long play written by Mohammed Ahmed, ‘Jannat’, in 2009, etc. His serials are technically flawless along with seamless editing, that hook audience to the show. With thrilling ride in his serials, he is also a master of building suspense for which he wins the heart of the spectators. Yasir Nawaz was well credited in every phase of his career. As for T.V serials, he got credited for ‘Tanveer Fatima’ 2009,’ No. 9 1999’, ‘Impeccable Aka Masoom’ 2004, ‘Nadaniyaan’ in 2008 and ‘Wrong No’ for directing as well as producing it in 2015. ‘Wrong No.’taken as a fun or vulgar one, to which, Yasir replied, that if you have enjoyed Pk, Queen or Dil Dhadakne Do with your family, then you can watch the movie with your family. In 2012, Yasir Nawaz got nominated for the Best TV Director in Lux Style Awards. He was in competition with Babar Javed and Sarmad Khoosat. Unfortunately, Yasir could not win and the crown passed to Sarmad Khoosat for his most praised work ‘Paani Jaisa Pyar’.


Akashdeep Sabir

Akash Deep Sabir is an Indian actor, director, producer, technician and writer. He could be said to be the “all-in-all” in the bustling Bollywood film and television industry. He has been part of eight films as an actor, (‘Zulm Hi Zulm’, ‘WaqtKaBadshah’, ‘Deewana’, ‘EkAdmi’, ‘Gulati Ki Zanjeerein’, ‘ZindaLaash’, ‘Babul’, ‘Atyachar’), and done about six films/ TV serials as a director. The films and television series that he has directed have gained prominence over time someway or other. As a producer, he has completed three projects (‘Santa Banta’, ‘Bhoot Aaya’, ‘Miss 420’). He has helped with the technical aspects of filmmaking in two projects, namely ‘Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai’ and ‘Yadein’. He has also been fortunate to write a script of his own- ‘Santa Banta’. It would be near impossible to find a more versatile figure than Akash Deep Sabir in the Hindi film/television industry. Starting out as a young actor, he surprised himself by turning it all around and directing, producing and even writing scripts. This list just goes on to prove how extremely skilled he is, and also the fact that how much of a valuable and priceless asset he is. He has stunned everyone in the industry by undertaking these roles. He did not just focus on films, but also TV serials and documentaries. When Akashdeep stepped into the glamorous film industry, little did he know that he would turn to become so successful. He was able to achieve his dreams only due to sheer determination and hard work. He never stopped at anything, never rested till he was able to capture what he had in mind, thereby becoming the greatest filmmakers of all time. This remarkably talented and successful film-maker is married to one of the most successful actresses in Bollywood – Sheeba Akashdeep. They form an incredible couple, mixed with talent.

Akashdeep Sabir Hindi Actor