Zoya Afroz was born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on January 10, 1994. She completed her schooling from R N Shah High School and then, attended the Mithibai College in Mumbai. 

She won Pond’s Femina Miss India International held at Yash Raj Studios at the 50th edition of Pond’s Femina Miss India in 2013. She has never looked back since that win. 

Her first appearance in the Indian television industry was at the young age of 3 when she won the ‘Rasna Mahasearch Contest’ and shot a commercial for the same brand. As a child artist, she has been seen in lots of TV commercials for brands like Whirlpool, Shoppers Stop and Jet Airways. She was even seen in films like ‘Hum Saath Saath Hai’ as Radhika and ‘ Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ as Arya. She was even a part of small television serial playing the role of ‘ Dimple Dimple is an accomplished and popular TV anchor an >> Read More... ’ in ‘ Son Pari Son Pari - Aired first time in 2000 this was among >> Read More... ’ in 2004 and ‘ Lovely Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ in ‘Hum Saath Aath Hai’ in 2001 to name a few. This gave her the popularity and fame she wanted. Lately, her film ‘The xposé’, which got released in 2014, was largely appreciated by critics. ‘ Chandni Click to look into! >> Read More... ,’ the female lead in the movie was played by her. This film got her the award of ‘The Best Actress’ at Big Life Ok Now Award.

She was in a relationship with Murtaza Zahani but the bond didn’t last long. This attractive and beautiful actress has done pretty great in the industry till now. She should keep working hard to get to the place she deserves in the industry!

Achala Sachdev

Achala Sachdev is a legendary film actress. She was born on May 3, 1920 in Peshawar, Pakistan. She moved to Pune after she got married to Clifford Douglas Peters, who owns a factory in the city. The couple met after Yash Chopra introduced her to Peters. She has one son named Jyotin from her first husband. Jyotin is based in Pennsylvania and works there as a Business Consultant.  In the year 2011, she slipped and accidentally fell in the kitchen and suffered a fracture in her leg. Since then, several emboli were found in her brain, which resulted in total paralysis on her limbs and torso, which even took her vision out. After she got bed-ridden in Pune’s Poona Hospital and Research Centre for almost six months, she died on April 30, 2012 due to respiratory failure.  Prior to the Indian partition, she initially worked at the national public radio broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) in Lahore and later moved to All India Radio in Delhi. She entered the film industry as a child artist and later debuted in the film, Fashionable Wife in the year 1938. Since then, there is no looking back as she acted in more than 250 films. Achala also acted in Yash Chopra’s first production venture, Daag: A Poem of Love in the year 1973. She was later seen in several Yash Chopra’s directorial and production films such as Chandni in 1989 and the box-office hit film, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge in the year 1995 as Kajol’s grandmother. She was notable for her roles in Prem Pujari, Hare Rama Hare Krishna, Mera Naam Joker and Andaz. In 1953, she acted in English films Nine Hours to Rama, helmed by Mark Robson and The Householder by James Ivory. But Achala was most remembered for her role as the wife of Balraj Sahani in the 1965 film, Waqt, where she was also featured in the very popular song of the film, Ae Meri Zohra Jabeen.  In 2001, Achala acted as the mother of Amitabh Bachchan in the blockbuster film, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. She was last seen in the 2002 Bollywood romance film, Na Tum Jaano Na Hum, which stars Hrithik Roshan, Saif Ali Khan and Esha Deol in the lead roles.  After her husband died, Achala lived in her house alone for almost  ten years. A night attendant from the Janseva Foundation is the only one assisting her. Prior to her death, she donated her properties to the Janseva Foundation to start the Achala Sachdev Institute of Education, which will train the individuals from the tribal areas about the basic patient and hospital-related care.

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Achala Sachdev Hindi Actress