Dilnaz Irani is an Indian film actress who is well-known for Heroine ad Aligarh. Dilnaz Irani was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She completed her graduation in Electronic Engineering at St, Xaviers, Mumbai. Dilnaz Irani has also completed eight level exam at Trinity College London. She has also worked as a software engineer for four years before entering into Bollywood. She developed a keen interest in acting when she was very young. She used to take part in dramas held at her school, and during her college days, she used to do modeling in college fests and also worked as a model for fashion magazines. Dilnaz Irani has done a lot of theatre plays since her childhood. She has also done a music video and has worked as a VJ in a music show. Dilnaz Irani has also played cameo roles in many TV serials such as “Parvarrish- Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi,” “Kitani Mohabbat Hai,” and much more.
She made her debut in Bollywood when she was offered to work in the movie 68 Pages. She played the role of Neha. The film was directed by Sridhar Rangaya, staring Moulli Ganguly,
Zafar Karachiwala, Uday Sonawane. The film was to raise the knowledge about HIV/Aids. This movie had its International Premiere at International Film Festival, Kerala. Later, she played the role of Salima Sultan Begum in the movie
Jodhaa Akbar, directed by
Ashutosh Gowariker, starring
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan,
Sonu Sood, Illa Aun, and many more. She played the role of supporting actress in this movie. She also worked in many Television shows. In 2009, she worked in a TV soap named Kitani Mohabbat Hai, created by Balaji Telefilms and directed by Anil V. Kumar, Sangeeta Rao,
Fahad Kashmiri, Muzammil Desai, Anoop Choudhary, and V.G. Roy.
After this, Dilnaz Irani worked in “Parvarrish-Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi,” an Indian Soap opera Drama created by DJ’s Creative Unit, and directed by
Imtiaz Punjabi. Later, she worked in “
V The Serial,” created by
Vikas Gupta and directed by Kushal Zaveri, Lovel Singh, and Vishal Bhosale. Dilnaz Irani has always proved her talents on the TV screen. After seeing her work, she was offered to work in the movie Heroine. She played the role of Tamanna in this movie. This movie was directed by
Madhur Bhandarkar, starring
Kareena Kapoor Khan,
Randeep Hooda, and
Shahana Goswami as lead actress, while Dilnaz Irani played the role of supporting actress in the movie. Later, she worked in the Aligarh, a biographical drama directed by
Hansal Mehta, starring
Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkumar Rao, Dilnaz Irani,
Ashish Vashisht, and many more.