Zoya Akhtar (Film Director) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Husband, Biography & More


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Real Name Zoya Akhtar
Nickname Not Known
Profession Film Director, Screenwriter


Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 3”
Weight in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-30-36
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black


Personal Life
Date of Birth 14 October 1972
Age (as in 2017) 45 Years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Maneckji Cooper, Juhu, Mumbai
College St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Tisch School of the Arts, New York
Educational Qualifications Bachelor of Arts
Debut Film Debut As Director: Luck By Chance (2009)
Family Father– Javed Akhtar (Lyricist and Scriptwriter)
Mother– Honey Irani (Actress & Screenwriter)
Brother– Farhan Akhtar (Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Singer)
Sister– N/A
Religion Agnostic
Hobbies Writing, Reading, Travelling


Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Not Known
Affairs/Boyfriends Not Known
Husband/Spouse Not Known



Some Lesser Known Facts About Zoya Akhtar

  • Zoya Akhtar does not smoke nor does she drinks alcohol.
  • Her first debut film as a director as luck by chance(2009).
  • Zoya Akhtar was born to a poet, lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar and screenwriter Honey Irani.
  • She grew up in an agnostic environment; she does not believe in any religion.
  • She is the great-granddaughter of renowned Urdu poet Muztar Khairabadi and granddaughter of Jan Nisar Akhtar.
  • She started her career as co-director of a music video called “Price of Bullets” for a rock band called Pentagram. She has also worked as a casting director for films including Dil Chahta HaiSplit Wide Open and as an assistant director for her brother Farhan Akhtar‘s films, Lakshya and Dil Chahta Hai. She then worked as an executive producer for her longtime partner Reema Kagti’s Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., also produced by Excel Entertainment.
  • In 2011, she directed Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, which turned out to be a huge box office success and won her the Filmfare Award for Best Director.
  •  Earlier rumours buzzed that she has secretly tied the knot with her long time boyfriend.







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