was born on August 5, 1974. She is an Indian Actress who mainly features in Bollywood. She has starred in several films. Her most recognized works include My Name is Khan,
, Tribhanga, Fanaa, and
We Are Family
1. Helicopter Eela
Helicopter Eela is a Bollywood comedy-drama film directed by
. Eela is a single mother who rejoins college after 22 years to complete her education. Flashback depicts her past as an upcoming model and singer who records songs written by her boyfriend, Arun. After some time, Eela and Arun get married and have a son, Vivan, but Eela’s life takes a turn when Arun gets afraid of a family pattern of early male death and leaves them. Eela becomes overprotective of Vivan and enrolls in Vivan’s college, because of which Vivan decides to leave the house so that Eela can get some space and find her own identity. Eela rediscovers herself through college theatre and singing, gives remarkable performances with Vivan’s support, and resumes her singing, finding herself after many years.
Fanaa is a Bollywood romantic thriller film directed by
. Zooni Ali Beg is a blind Kashmiri woman who travels for the first time with her friends to perform in a ceremony for Republic Day in Delhi. She falls in love with her tour guide,
. They get married, but after Zooni gets her eyesight, she finds that Rehan was killed in a bomb blast in the city. After a few years, Rehan reappears as he is on one of the missions of IKF and is unaware of his son. Rehan hides his terrorist past as they face danger. When Zooni learns about her father's death, she radios for help. Further in the film, when Rehan is going to give the trigger to the IKF, Zooni shoots him to death. In the end, Zooni and her son visit where her father and Rehan were buried to each other.
3. Tribhanga Tedhi Medhi Crazy
Tribhanga Tedhi Medhi Crazy is a Bollywood trilingual family drama film directed by
. The film is about three generations of women's journey. Eldest of the three, Nayan falls into a coma. All three women have faced certain troubles due to their relationship with men and each other. Further, Masha, Anu’s daughter, shares her school experiences and how she was bullied due to Anu’s colorful reputation. As they plan to contribute to Nayan’s biography, they realize how their lives are interconnected. Lastly, all of them understand each other's importance in their life.
4. We Are Family
We Are Family is a Bollywood family drama film directed by Siddharth Malhotra. Maya is a divorcee, a devoted mother of three children and a former book publisher. Aman’s girlfriend, Shreya’s entry creates chaos but later changes when Maya reveals her cervical cancer diagnosis. Maya urges Shreya, an orphan unfamiliar with motherhood, to care for her children after her death. The children gradually get attached to Shreya after many challenges. Maya’s death strengthens their bond. Years later, at the wedding of Aaliya, Shreya gifts her Maya’s bracelet, symbolizing their enduring bond.
Dushman is a Bollywood psychological thriller film directed by
. The film is about two twins who have contrasting, Sonia and Naina Sehgal. After Sonia’s rape and murder by Gokul, Pandit vows Naina to hunt down Gokul. Naina meets Suraj Singh Rathod, a blind military veteran who trains Naina to confront her fear of Gokul. They fall in love with each other, and Naina finally defeats Gokul with Suraj’s help. The film ends with the reunion of Naina and Suraj at the airport.
Yeh Dillagi is a Bollywood romantic comedy-drama film directed by
. The film is about how two brothers falling in love with the same girl: Vicky and Vijay, son of Bhanupratap Saigal, owner of Saigal Industries. Vicky falls in love with Sapna, the model and daughter of their driver, Dharampal. Vijay tries to help Vicky to make their mother for Sapna, but she rejects but instead falls in love with her, and Sapna also develops feelings for him. Vicky attempts suicide to win Shanti’s approval, and she agrees. Vicky sacrifices his love after knowing the truth. Later, he falls for a girl, Anjali.
7. Salaam Venky
Salaam Venky is a Bollywood slice-of-life drama film directed by Revathi. It stars Kajol and Vishal Jethwa. The film shows the real-life events of Kolavennu Venkatesh and his mother, K. Sujata. The film is based on the book The Last Hurrah by Shrikanth Murthy. The film revolves around a mother who does whatever she can for her son, who is diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy so that he can live his life to the fullest.
8. My Name Is Khan
My Name Is Khan is a Bollywood social drama directed by
. It stars Kajol and
Shah Rukh Khan
is an autistic Muslim man who faces challenges after September 11 attacks. Rizwan, later in the film, marries Hindu woman Mandira Rathod and accepts his son Sameer adopting Rizwan’s surname. The September 2011 tragedy strikes when Madira’s son dies, straining their relationship. To get Madira back, he embarks on a journey to meet President Bush and later President Obama, facing misunderstandings. Finally, he reunites with Madira after confronting his son’s killers.
9. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
DDLJ is a Bollywood musical romance film directed by
. The film revolves around the love story of two NRIs, Raj and Simran. Raj and Simran meet each other on a European trip with their friends. Raj falls in love with Simran, and later, Simran also feels the same. When she gets back from the trip, she learns that Simran’s family arranged her marriage to Kuljeet, Simran’s father's friend’s son. Raj learns and befriends Kuljeet’s family to gain acceptance, but when Simran’s father discovers Raj’s past, he rejects him. Further in the film, after the fight, Raj and Simran leave on a train. Baldev lately realizes their love and allows Simran to join Raj as they depart.
10. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
K2H2 is a Bollywood musical romance directed by Karan Johar. The film revolves around two love triangles: Anjali, Tina, and Rahul. Rahul is torn between two women, his best friend Anjali and Tina, whom he marries. After Tina’s during childbirth, Rahul raises their daughter Anjali on his own. On her birthday, young Anjali reads a letter from her mother and knows about Rahul’s past. She goes to a camp and meets older Anjali and reunites her with Rahul. Rahul realizes his love for her, but Anjali's marriage is fixed with Aman, which creates problems. But at the ceremony, Rahul confesses his love, Because of this, Aman steps aside, allowing Rahul and Anjali to marry.