Zeenat Aman

Zeenat Aman

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Zeenat Aman Profile

  • Name:
  • Zeenat Aman
  • Born:
  • November 19, 1951
  • Spouse:
  • Mazhar Khan
  • Achievements:
  • First Indian model to win Miss.Asia-Pacific title and she has the image of a sex symbol in Indian film industry

Zeenat Aman Biography

Zeenat Aman – the most popular face of Indian screen of 1970’s and 80’s is often associated with a sex tag. She is considered to be the most sensual actress onscreen during 70’s and 80’s and has millions of fans around the world. She has become runner up of Miss. India contest and has represented India in Asia-Pacific beauty contest and has won the first title for India. It happened in 1970 and her westernized look and mannerisms have contributed a lot to bring western culture to Indian screen and that’s the reason why she is considered as a sex symbol. Her articles have been featured in many international magazines and she was frequently appearing as cover girl in almost all leading fashion magazines of India during 70’s. In addition to be a successful model, she has proved herself to be a talented actress through movies like Yaadon ki baarat, Satyam Sivam Sundaram and Hare Rama Hare Krishna. Through the role in ‘Satyam Sivam Sundaram’, she broke the myth that in addition to be a glamour girl, she can challenge all leading actresses through the powerful village girl of the movie. The movie brought her a Filmfare nomination too!


Her success as a supermodel and Asia-Pacific winner title helped her to enter Bollywood easily. Though she did a couple of movies – Hungama and Hulchul in 1971, they went unnoticed. Full credits go to Dev Anand who found a hidden talent in her and casted her as his younger sister in Hare Rama Hare Krishna. Her role and the song ‘Phoolom ka taarom ka’ were well noted and she got her first Filmfare as supporting actress. Later she has worked opposite Dev Anand for Hera Panna, Prem Shastra, Warrant, Kalabaaz and Darling Darling. It was ‘Yaadom ki baarat’ and the famous ‘Chura liya’ song by Asha Bhosle that placed her among the top heroines of 70’s.  


Till now Zeenat Aman is considered to be a role model of many actresses and many have tried to follow her steps. But still, she remains a charming beauty with a handful of success movies she has contributed to film world. She was every director’s and actor’s favourite and her most successful movies are Yaadom ki baarat, Hare Rama Hare Krishna, Dostana, Insaaf ki tarasu, Warrant, Roti kapada aur Makan, Kurbani, Laawaris  and Ali Baba aur challis chor.

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Updated: June 03, 2018

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