Preity, also known as Preity Zinta is a famous Actress of Bollywood and Tollywood. She was born on 31 January 1975 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. When she was 13 years old, her parents, Durganand Zinta and Nilprabha were involved in a car accident due to which she lost her father. Her mother managed to survive, however was bed ridden for 2 years as she was injured severely.
Before entering in to movies, Preity has acted in a few commercials like Perk, Liril, etc. She made her debut in Bollywood with the movie ‘
Dil Se’ followed by the movie ‘
Soldier’ in the year 1998. Both the movies were superhits and she received good reviews for her performances in these movies. After these movies she entered the Telugu Film Industry where she got to work with famous actos like Venkatesh and
Mahesh Babu for the movies ‘
Premante Idera’ and ‘
Raja Kumarudu’ respectively. These two movies were also very successful and were dubbed in Hindi as ‘Dulhan Dilwale Ka’ and ‘Prince No. 1’ respectively.
She is one of those actresses who has proved her acting skills by essaying a number of roles with ease. Her role in the Hindi movie ‘
Kya Kehna’ was a very different character from her previous roles and she received a lot of praise and recognition with this movie. Later she has also acted in several blockbuster hindi movies.
In the year 2008, she and her ex-boyfriend Ness Wadia, acquired ownership to the team named ‘Kings XI Punjab’. She has been very supportive of her team from the first time IPL(Indian Premiere Leage) commenced.