Preity comes from 'Indian Army' background as her father was an Army officer. She completed her schooling from the Convent of Jesus and Mary boarding school in Shimla. Further, she graduated in Psychology from St Bede's College, Shimla.

Preity opted for modelling and bagged a break in her first television commercial  of 'Perk chocolate'.

Zinta kick started her Bollywood journey with the 1998 movie 'Dil Se' and thereafter never looked backed. The same year she delivered a successful blockbuster movie 'Soldier'. These commendable performances earned her a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut'.

In her acting career she has credited with epic movies like 'Kal Ho Na Ho', 'Koi Mil Gaya', 'Veer-Zaara', and 'Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna'  which surely bombed at the box office.

With the growing years, the actress was seen playing a variety of characters in different Bollywood films. Significantly, her role as a single teenage mother in the movie 'Kya Kehna' was much adored and praised by the audiences.

Apart from acting in films, the actress is also a social activist, television show presenter and a stage performer. She has written columns for BBC News Online. She is also the owner of IPL Kings XI Punjab team.

Ahead of all name and fame we wish the Bollywood dimpled beauty a very Happy Birthday.


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