26 Facts About Ayesha Takia


Ayesha Takia Azmi, is a former Indian actress and former model who worked predominantly in Hindi films.


Ayesha Takia is the recipient of the Bengal Film Journalists' Association awards and Screen Awards.


Ayesha Takia was first recognized as a model when she performed in Falguni Pathak's music video Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye at the age of fourteen in 2000.


Ayesha Takia made her debut in South Indian cinema in the Telugu-language action heist Super, for which she won the Screen Award for Best Actress.


Ayesha Takia subsequently appeared in financially unsuccessful films including Shaadi Se Pehle, Cash, De Taali and 8 x 10 Tasveer.


Ayesha Takia is married to Farhan Azmi, with whom she has a son born in 2013.


Ayesha Takia studied at St Anthony's Girls High School, Chembur.


Ayesha Takia next co-starred David Dhawan's multi-starrer comedy Shaadi No 1, opposite Fardeen Khan.


Ayesha Takia then appeared in Sujoy Ghosh's comedy-drama Home Delivery, which was her last release of 2004.


The Hindu wrote, "In the film, role played by Ayesha Takia, is the other attraction of the storyline".


In 2005, Ayesha Takia made her debut in South Indian cinema in the Telugu-language action heist Super alongside Nagarjuna Akkineni.


In 2006, Ayesha Takia appeared in Satish Kaushik's comedy Shaadi Se Pehle.


Rajeev Masand described her performance as, "Ayesha Takia has precious little to do, and that's a pity because she's such a spontaneous actress".


Ayesha Takia next played the protagonist in Naseeruddin Shah-directed drama Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota, co-starring alongside an ensemble cast Konkona Sen Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Jimmy Sheirgill, Paresh Rawal, and Boman Irani.


Later in the same year, Ayesha Takia played the part of a Rajasthani Hindu woman in Nagesh Kukunoor's smaller-budget drama Dor.


In 2007, Ayesha Takia appeared in seven films, the first being Nikkhil Advani's romantic drama Salaam-e-Ishq, featuring an ensemble cast of Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Akshaye Khanna, John Abraham, Vidya Balan, Govinda, Shannon Esra, Sohail Khan and Isha Koppikar in lead roles.


Ayesha Takia played the female lead role in Vishal Bhardwaj's short film Blood Brothers.


Ayesha Takia played the twin role of the main protagonist's wife and secretary, Anjali and Annie respectively.


In 2008, Ayesha Takia co-starred in Rohit Shetty's directed mystery comedy Sunday.


Ayesha Takia garnered acclaim for her performance as a voiceover artist named Sehar.


Ayesha Takia had two major releases in 2009: action thriller 8 x 10 Tasveer opposite Akshay Kumar and Prabhu Deva's Wanted co-starring Salman Khan.


Taran Adarsh for Bollywood Hungama wrote, "Ayesha Takia's role is natural and graceful".


In 2010, Ayesha Takia starred in the drama Paathshaala, alongside Shahid Kapoor.


At the age of 23, Ayesha Takia married her boyfriend Farhan Azmi; a restaurateur, and son of Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi, on 1 March 2009, with whom she has a son.


Ayesha Takia is very active on social media, especially Twitter and has been a supporter of wildlife protection.


Ayesha Takia declared her last name as Takia Azmi on social media and had converted into Islam after marriage.