Ayesha Takia is a popular actress from the Bollywood film industry. Prior to acting, Ayesha Takia began a career as a child model at the age of 15 years and appeared in several renowned TV commercials of the time.
Later on, Ayesha Takia appeared in a popular music video of Phalguni Pathak and another from Keith Sequira, which prompted her beauty and talent to be noticed by Bollywood casting directors.
In her significantly short acting career, Ayesha Takia managed to win several renowned acting awards and was also nominated for other awards as well.
Most recently, Ayesha Takia made a come-back to the screen when she began hosting the ‘Sur Kshetra’ singing reality TV competition, in 2012.
About Ayesha Takia
|Real Name||Ayesha Takia|
|Date of Birth||10th April 1986|
|Age (as of October 2018)||32 years|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai|
|Height||5 ft 5"
(165 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Net Worth||INR 73,00,00,000
(USD 10 Million)
|Famous for||Taarzan: The Wonder Car, Dil Maange More, Socha Na Tha (2004), Shaadi No. 1, Super, Home Delivery (2005), Shaadi Se Pehle, Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota, Dor (2006), Salaam-E-Ishq, Kya Love Story Hai, Fool And Final, Cash, Blood Brothers, No Smoking (2007), Sunday, De Taali (2008), 8x10 Tasveer, Wanted (2009), Pathshala (2010), Mod (2011)|
|First Movie||Taarzan: The Wonder Car (2004)|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Hakka noodles, Indian and Italian cuisine|
|Favorite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Johnny Depp|
|Favorite Actresses||Sridevi, Rani Mukherjee and Priyanka Chopra|
|Hobbies||Reading books, listening to music, watching movies, dancing and traveling|
Ayesha Takia is renowned to play the lead actress in several commercial super hit movies in Bollywood and one in the Telugu film industry.
Ayesha Takia’s age is around 32 years as Ayesha Takia was born on the 10th of April, 1986, in Mumbai. Ayesha Takia’s height is around 5 ft 5 inches (165 cm) while Ayesha Takia’s weight is around 63 kg (139 lbs). In her spare time, Ayesha Takia loves to read books, listen to music, dance, watch movies and travel, as part of her hobbies.
Ayesha Takia’s father is Nishit Takia, while Ayesha Takia’s mother is Faridah Takia. Although Ayesha Takia does not have any brothers, Ayesha Takia’s younger sister is Natasha Takia. Earlier, Ayesha Takia’s boyfriends included actor Siddharth Koirala and then actor Ashmit Patel. However, today Ayesha Takia’s husband is popular entrepreneur, Farhan Azmi, whom she married in March of 2009. Ayesha Takia and her husband Farhan Azmi have a lovely son, Mikail Azmi.
Being a successful model before entering Bollywood as an actress and becoming a commercially successful artist in the Indian film industry, Ayesha Takia’s net worth is estimated to be around INR 73 crores (USD 10 Million).
Talking about her success as a talented actress from Bollywood, Ayesha Takia has won several renowned acting awards as well as had several award nominations to her credit too.
Ayesha Takia’s award-wins began when Ayesha Takia won the Filmfare Best Female Debut award, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Award for Star Debut of the Year and won the Star’s Sabse Favorite Nayi Heroine award, for her impressive debut role in ‘Taarzan: The Wonder Car’ (2004). Apart from winning these awards, Ayesha Takia also had 2 major award nominations for her debut movie as well.
In the same year, Ayesha Takia garnered 2 award nominations for her acting skills in ‘Dil Maange More’ (2004) and also earned the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu nomination as well for her role in ‘Super’ (2005).
Later on, Ayesha Takia went on to win the Screen Award for Best Actress (Critics) Award, the Zee Cine Awards’ Critics’ Choice Best Actress award, the Bengal Film Journalists Association (BFJA) Best Actress Award and the Stardust Best Supporting Actress award for her critically-acclaimed performance in ‘Dor’ (2006).
Interesting Facts About Ayesha Takia
- Ayesha Takia is a teetotaler and does not smoke or drink alcohol.
- Ayesha Takia’s first on-screen appearance was as a child artist for a popular TV ad campaign for Complan brand, in which she appeared opposite Shahid Kapoor, who was himself a child artist back then too.
- Ayesha Takia’s popularity rose immensely when she was noticed for her simple yet attractive looks and impressive acting in Phalguni Pathak’s super hit music video ‘Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye’ (2000).
- Ayesha Takia is a vegan and appeared in a 2005 PETA ad campaign prominently.
- In 2006, Ayesha Takia was ranked high in the ‘Most Desirable Woman of India’ list.
- Ayesha Takia, if not an actress, would have been a travel show host as she loves to travel and is comfortable in front of the camera.
- Ayesha Takia was offered a role in the Hollywood movie ‘A Knight With The King’ but she declined the offer.