22 Facts About Ayesha Takia


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

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Ayesha Takia subsequently appeared in successful films including Socha Na Tha, Salaam-E-Ishq, Wanted and Paathshaala.

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

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Ayesha Takia made her debut in Telugu films with the action heist Super, for which she won the Screen Award for Best Actress.

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

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

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Ayesha Takia was born in Bombay on 10 April 1986, to a Gujarati Hindu father and a Kashmiri Muslim mother.

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Ayesha Takia married restaurateur Farhan Azmi, son of Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi, on 1 March 2009, with whom she has a son.

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In 2004, Ayesha Takia played her first leading role as Priya Kapoor in Abbas-Mustan's supernatural action thriller film Taarzan: The Wonder Car alongside debutante Vatsal Sheth.

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Ayesha Takia portrayal earned her Filmfare Best Female Debut Award and IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female.

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

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

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

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

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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".

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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.

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

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Ayesha Takia has appeared in a number of films that did poorly at the box office.

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Ayesha Takia went on to win several awards for her performance in the film, including the Zee Cine Critics Award for Best Actress.

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Apart from Bollywood, Ayesha Takia has appeared in the 2005 Telugu film Super, with Tollywood star Nagarjuna, for which she was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu.

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

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Ayesha Takia declared her last name as Takia Azmi on social media after marriage.

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