Bollywood’s very talented director and writer Zoya Akhtar and some unknown projects about the female director. Let’s check it out.
Zoya’s talent is known to the world. She is one of the most talented directors of the Bollywood Industry with movies such as Dil Dhakane Do, Luck By Chance, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Lust Stories and others.
She is the daughter of Javed Akhtar and her stepmother is Shabana Azmi. The very talented Zoya Akhtar was born on 14 October 1972. She has done a diploma in filmmaking from New York. After completing her diploma in filmmaking she assisted directors such as Mira Nair, Dev Bangal before turning a writer-director in her own right.
Zoya has directed many films and has been entertaining all of us with quality content for many years now. Recently, her film Gully Boy was nominated for the Oscars. The film stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles and is based upon an Indian rapper, Divine. There are a few projects of hers that are timeless and can never be forgotten such as Lust Stories, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Luck By Chance.
On her Birthday, we will reveal to you five unknown projects about Zoya Akhtar. And we bet you didn’t know about the director. So here we go.
Breathless Music Video
The famous music video titled ‘Breathless’ is directed by none other Zoya Akhtar. Breathless is a 1998 album by singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan. The music album was a huge success. The title track ‘Breathless’ is a steady stream of a song that goes on not without a break, stanzas, verse and apparently even a pause for a breath. The length of the song is about three minutes. The ‘Breathless’ was won the award for the best non-film album of 1998.
Zoya Akhtar danced in Kama-Sutra a tale of love
Yes! You heard it right. Zoya Akhtar made her directorial debut with ‘Luck By Chance’ but she had already made her on-screen appearance in Mira Nair’s Kama-Sutra.
Luck By Chance – Filmfare for best debut director
Luck By Chance, directed and written by Zoya Akhtar, is her directorial debut. The film stars Farhan Akhtar and Konkana Sen Sharma in the lead roles. The film story is based upon a struggling actor who breaks into the industry. The film won the best debut director award.
Watch out the trailer of Luck By Chance
Dil Chahta Hain-Casting director
She has worked as a casting director for Dil Chahta Hain. The film won the National film award for the best feature film in Hindi.
Watch out the trailer of ‘Dil Chahta Hain’
She has worked as assistant director in Bombay Boys. The story is based upon three Indian men raised in the West who meet in Mumbai to fulfill separate goals. Krishna tries to make it big in Bollywood, Ricardo searches for his long-lost brother and Xerxes rediscovers his roots.