Biography

Zoya Akhtar is an Indian film director and screenwriter. After completing a diploma in filmmaking from NYU, she assisted directors such as Mira Nair, Tony Gerber and Dev Benegal, before turning writer-director in her own right.

Zoya Akhtar is an Indian film director and screenwriter. After completing a diploma in filmmaking from NYU, she assisted directors such as Mira Nair, Tony Gerber and Dev Benegal, before turning writer-director in her own right.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 21

Birthday 1972-10-14

Place of Birth Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

Ghost Stories Director
2019 Made in Heaven (2 episodes)Director
2019 Gully Boy Director
2018 Lust Stories Director
2015 Dil Dhadakne Do Director
2013 Bombay Talkies Director
2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Director
2009 Luck by Chance Director
2004 Lakshya First Assistant Director
2001 Dil Chahta Hai Assistant Director
1998 Bombay Boys Assistant Director

Writing

2019 Made in Heaven (1 episode)Writer
2019 Gully Boy Screenplay
2015 Dil Dhadakne Do Story Screenplay
2014 Words with Gods Screenplay
2013 Bombay Talkies Screenplay
2012 Talaash Screenplay Story
2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Story Screenplay
2009 Luck by Chance Story Screenplay
2008 Migration Screenplay

Acting

2016 BFF's with Vogue (1 episode) as Herself
2013 Comedy Nights with Kapil (1 episode) as Herself
2004 Coffee with Karan (3 episodes) as Herself
2002 Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai (1 episode) as Herself
2000 Kaun Banega Crorepati (1 episode) as Herself
1996 Kama Sutra - A Tale of Love as Rasa Devi's Courtesan

Production

2019 Made in Heaven (9 episodes)Executive Producer
2019 Gully Boy Producer
2009 Luck by Chance Executive Producer
2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. Executive Producer
2004 Lakshya Executive Producer
2001 Dil Chahta Hai Casting Director

Creator

2019 Made in Heaven Creator

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