A talented actress with cute, girl-next-door looks, Ayesha Takia has been in the industry for quite some time now. She has done a variety of roles, mostly different from one another, and also got noticed for her excellent work.
Ayesha Takia was born on 10th April 1986 in Mumbai. Her father is a Gujarati and her mother is a Muslim. She completed her schooling from St. Anthony High School in Mumbai. She featured in an ad campaign of Complan, along with then-child actor Shahid Kapoor.
At the age of fifteen, the actress appeared in the music video of an album by Falguni Pathak. She was noticed for her appearance in the video of the song ‘Shake It Daddy’ and she started getting offers for films. All at just sixteen years of age!
Ayesha’s debut film was ‘Taarzan: The Wonder Car’ in 2004, for which she won Best Female Debut Award at many events. She starred in Telugu film ‘Super’ opposite Akkineni Nagarjuna. She was nominated for the Best Telugu Actress Award for this film.
The actress was noticed for her role in the film ‘Dor’, in which she played a young widow. Her performance won her many Best Actress Critics award and she started getting more meaningful roles. After a series of forgettable films, she starred opposite Salman Khan in ‘Wanted’, which turned out to be a huge commercial success. She will next appear in ‘Mad Dad’, which will release this year.
Ayesha Takia married her restaurateur boyfriend Farhan Azmi, who is the son of a famous political leader, on 1st March 2009.