Zoya Akhtar Wiki, Biography, Age, Husband, Family, Education, Height, Weight, Movies List, Career, Profession, Net Worth

Zoya Akhtar Wiki and Biography: Zoya Akhtar is a writer and director. She and her brother, Farhan Akhtar, an accomplished actor and director, are the children of renowned lyricist Javed Akhtar. She is renowned for producing films with believable protagonists and antagonists.


Zoya Akhtar

Zoya Akhtar Wiki: Biography, Age, Husband, Family, Education, Height, Weight, Movies List, Career, Profession, Net Worth

Real Name Zoya Akhtar
Nick Name Zoya
Profession Film Director and Screenwriter
Famous For Movies
Husband Name Sharic Sequeira (Rumored)
Physical Status  
Age 50 Years
Height 5 feet 4 inches
Weight 64 Kgs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Personal Information  
Date of Birth 14 October 1972
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality Indian
School Name Maneckji Cooper, Juhu, Mumbai
College Name St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Tisch School of the Arts, New York

Qualifications Bachelor of Arts
Family Profile  
Father Name Javed Akhtar (Lyricist and Scriptwriter)
Mother Name Honey Irani, Shabana Azmi (step-mother)
Siblings Farhan Akhtar (Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Singer)
Career Film Director and Screenwriter
Source of Income Movies
Appeared In Movies
Net Worth Salary 145 Crores+(Approx.)

Zoya Akhtar Biography

Zoya Akhtar Education

She first attended Mumbai’s Maneckji Cooper, Juhu School before transferring to the city’s St. Xavier’s College to complete her Bachelor of Arts degree. She then enrolled in the Tisch School of the Arts in New York to study film.

Zoya Akhtar Early Life

Zoya Akhtar will be 50 years old in 2022. On October 14, 1972, she was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. When Zoya was 13 years old, her parents divorced, and her father later wed Shabana Azmi.

Her father is a poet and screenwriter named Javed Akhtar. Her mother, Honey Irani, was a writer and actor. Shabana Azmi, a Bollywood actress, is her stepmother. The talented actor, producer, director, screenwriter, and singer Farhan Akhtar is her younger sibling. Muztar Khairabadi, an accomplished poet in the Urdu language, was her ancestor. Jan Nisar Akhtar, her grandfather, was a poet in Urdu as well. She is the great-great-granddaughter of Fazl-e-Haq-Khairabadi, an important figure in the Indian Freedom Revolution of 1857 who was from her hometown of Khairabad and an expert in Islamic studies and theology. He is renowned for editing Mirza Ghalib’s first diwan at the poet’s request.

According to rumours, Sharic Sequeira, an assistant director and producer, is Zoya’s husband. The wedding rumours started in 2022 after a mutual friend of Sharic’s posted a picture of the two of them on Instagram. Zoya Akhtar appears to be alluding to her marriage to Sharic by using the tagline “Just Married.”

Zoya Akhtar Career

First, Zoya directed the “Price of Bullets” music video. The music video for the song featured the band Pentagram. Her subsequent casting director assignments included “Dil Chahta Hai” and “Split Wide Open.” She was Farhan Akhtar’s assistant on “Lakshya” and “Dil Chahta Hai.”

“Luck By Chance,” her debut feature as a filmmaker, debuted in 2009. She not only directed the movie but also wrote the narrative and story. She has also worked as an executive producer for Excel Entertainment and Reema Kagti’s Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.

“Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara,” her 2011 film, was a critical and financial triumph. “Dil Dhadhakne Do,” which starred Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh, was the following movie that Zoya directed. In 2019, she directed “Gully Boy,” a biography about Divine and Naezy, two rappers from Mumbai.

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