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Zoya Afroz, (born 10 January 1994) is an Indian actress and model who appears in Hindi films. She was the winner of Pond's Femina Miss India Indore 2013 Crown.[1] She was later crowned as Pond’s Femina Miss India International [2] 2013 [3] at the 50th edition of Pond’s Femina Miss India 2013 that was held in Yash Raj Studio, Mumbai on 24 March 2013. She has also worked in numerous films, serials and commercials as a child artist.

Zoya Afroz
Zoya Afroz at Pride Gallantry Awards by Maharashtra Police.jpg
Zoya Afroz
Born (1994-01-10) 10 January 1994 (age 24)
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
ResidenceMumbai, India
NationalityIndian
EducationMithibai College, Mumbai
OccupationModel, Actress
Years active1999–present
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)

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Early life and educationEdit

Zoya Afroz [4] was born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India. She has done her schooling from R N Shah High School, and attended Mithibai College in Vile parle Mumbai, for her graduation.

Pond's Femina Miss India 2013Edit

Zoya was one of the top 5 finalist of Femina Miss India 2013.[5] She was crowned Miss India International 2013 in this contest by previous year winner Rochelle Maria Rao.

CareerEdit

Zoya Afroz started her career when she was 3 years old. She got her break from Rasna Mahasearch Contest at the age of 3 after which she did the TV commercial for the same. She has also been seen on other TV commercials like Whirlpool, Shoppers stop, Jet Airways, PSPO fan and New York Life Insurance, as a child artist. She has worked with many celebrities like Karishma Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Salman Khan and Sonali Bendre in the film Hum Saath Saath Hain and also with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bacchan in the film Kuch Naa Kaho. At the age of 18 she was crowned as the winner of Pond’s Femina Miss India Indore 2013. In addition to acting, Zoya is an active celebrity endorser for several brands and products, including Pond's Face wash [6][7]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
1999 Hum Saath Saath Hain [8] Radhika Hindi Rajshri Productions Films, Starring Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan & Karishma Kapoor
2001 Sant Gyaneshwar Mukta Hindi Director - Dharmesh Tiwari
2003 Kuch Naa Kaho [9] Aarya Hindi Starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan & Abhishek Bachchan
2005 From Tia With Love Tia English
2012 Sadi Gali Aaya Karo [10] Channo Punjabi
2014 The Xposé [11] Chandini Hindi Starring Himesh Reshammiya and Yo Yo Honey Singh
2017 Sweetiee Weds NRI [12] Sweetie Hindi Starring Himansh Kohli and Darshan Jariwala

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Role Channel Notes
1998 Kora Kagaz (TV series) baby Star Plus Child Artist
2000 Jai Mata Ki [13] Nanhi Mata Star Plus Child Artist
2001 Hum Saath Aath Hai Lovely Star Plus Child Artist
2004 Son Pari [14] Dimple Star Plus Child Artist

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Film Result
2013 Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Beauty Queen of the Year Award [15] Beauty Queen of the Year N/A Won
2014 Big life ok Now Awards [16] Best Actress "The Xposé" Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pond's Femina Miss India Indore 2013 Crown".
  2. ^ "Pond's Femina Miss India International 2013".
  3. ^ "Pond's Femina Miss India International 2013".
  4. ^ "Zoya Afroz - Profile". indiatimes.com.
  5. ^ "Femina Miss India 2013 Grand Finale". Times of India Portal.
  6. ^ "Pond's Face Wash Commercial".
  7. ^ "Pond's Face Wash".
  8. ^ "Hum Saath Saath Hain".
  9. ^ "Kuch Naa Kaho".
  10. ^ "Sadi Gali Aaya Karo".
  11. ^ "The Xposé".
  12. ^ "Sweetiee Weds NRI".
  13. ^ "Jai Mata Ki".
  14. ^ "Son Pari".
  15. ^ "Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Beauty Queen of the Year Award".
  16. ^ "Big life ok Now Awards".

External links - Zoya Afroz on social mediaEdit