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Joyce Arora

Other names of Joyce Arora: Joyce Polycarp
Hindi Journalist Joyce Arora
  • DOB : 02-03
  • Gender : Female
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Joyce Arora is an Indian socialite who is the mother of the duo of Malaika Arora Malaika Arora is a Model, VJ, actress, dancer, pro >> Read More... and Amrita Arora Amrita Arora was born on 31st January 1981 in Chem >> Read More... . Joyce was born in a Christian family and spoke Malayalam at her home. Her original name was Joyce Polycarp. In Mumbai, Joyce met Anil Arora, a Merchant Navy employee. She fell in love with Anil after they continued to meet each other on different occasions. Later, Joyce decided to marry Anil, a Hindu-Sikh who hailed from Fazlika, Punjab.

There were some cultural differences between their respective faiths, but the couple put them aside and got married in the early 70s’. She had worked at The Indian Express, one of the most-read newspapers in India. With Anil, Joyce had two daughters- Malaika and Amrita. While Malaika was born on 23rd October 1973, Amrita’s date of birth is 31st January 1981. But due to irreconcilable differences, Joyce decided to divorce Anil after a decade of togetherness. Despite the separation, Joyce & Anil remain good friends and attend family functions together without any hurdles. Joyce got the custody of her daughters. As Joyce is a devoted Christian, she wished her girls to embrace the Catholic faith just like their mother.

Since then, Joyce, Malaika, and Amrita have been attending many church-related celebrations. As a single mother, Joyce ensured that her daughters lived happily and allowed them to pursue their careers of interest. Both of her daughters, Malaika and Amrita, chose the film industry for the living. As far as Malaika is concerned, she was a VJ for MTV India, a music channel before she entered into the films. In movies, she is better known for her dance moves in a few item songs.

Whether it is “Chhaiya Chhaiya” from Dil Se or “Munni Badnaam” of Dabangg, Malaika carved a niche for herself as the “item girl” in the Bollywood. In the case of her sister Amrita, she appeared in some projects such as Kambakht Ishq, Awara Paagal Deewana, Rakht, Golmaal Returns Click to look into! >> Read More... , and Ek Aur Ek Gyarah. In fact, Joyce also featured in Rakht which is her only Hindi big-screen appearance. Amrita is now married to Shakeel Ladak Shakeel Ladak was born in Hyderabad, and is the ow >> Read More... , a businessman. When Malaika decided to marry Arbaaz Khan Born in a family that has strong ties in the film >> Read More... , brother of superstar Salman Khan Salman Khan is a very famous Indian actor and a pr >> Read More... , Joyce requested the Khan family to have a Catholic wedding ceremony.

Without any hesitation, Arbaaz’s father Salim Khan Salim Khan was born in 1935 and he is considered a >> Read More... agreed to this suggestion. Recently, when the rumors about a rift between Malaika and Arbaaz started to spread, Joyce requested the reporters to respect the private lives of the couple. In May 2017, the family court officially granted the divorce to the pair. Regardless of the split, Joyce has maintained cordial relations with the Khans.

Being a Malayali by birth, Joyce Arora had been following the tradition. She celebrates the popular Kerala festivals with her family and cooks traditional food on that special occasion. Joyce is an excellent cook too. She spends her leisure time cooking traditional food and surprise her family. Besides cooking and posting the pictures on her social media pages, Joyce Arora shares the recipes with her followers. This home-chef’s recipes surprise the followers, as she doesn’t limit her recipes to particular food culture.

Right from South Indian and North Indian, her recipes vest to International food varieties. Recently, Joyce celebrated Onam with her family. Her daughters, Malaika Arora and Amrita Arora visited her and they had a great feast together. Onasadya, the special dish prepared during Onam, filled their dining table and their hearts, as the family met after several months.

Joyce Family Tree (Infographic Family Tree)


Born: 12 April 1990

Age Now 34

Aashish Mehrotra - (TV-Actor)

Born: 12 April 1995

Age Now 29

Yatin Mehta - (TV-Actor)

Born: 12 April 1997

Age Now 27

Ulka Gupta - (Child Artist)

Born: 12 April 1965

Age Now 59

Anand Shinde - (Playback Singer)

Born: 12 April 1997

Age Now 27

Shweta Ghosh - (TV-Actress)

Born: 12 April 1988

Age Now 36

Shashank Sharma - (TV-Actor)

Born: 12 April 1979

Age Now 45

Amruta Fadnavis - (Singer)