For quite sometime the news was brewing that Preity Zinta is about to get married. The news was rubbished by Preity and her best friend Sussanne but finally the day arrived. Preity married her long-time boyfriend Gene Goodenough in Los Angeles. The wedding was a private affair and was attended by only close family and friends.
Preity who started her career with Dil Se.. soon became one of the leading actresses of Bollywood. She has acted with all three Khans of the Bollywood. In the last decade, Preity has not only played bubbly girl-next door roles but has also portrayed complex and serious characters. We bring you her best movies that you must not miss.
#1 Dil Se..
The Liril girl, Preity started her career with Mani Ratnam’s Dil Se.. She made her debut with lead stars Shah Rukh Khan and Manisha Koirala. Preity played a South Indian bubbly girl who spoke her mind. Apart from chaiyya chaiyya, Preity provided the comic relief that this dark and haunting love story required.
Soldier was Preity’s second movie but because it released before Dil Se.. is considered to be Preity’s debut movie. The movie was a superhit and Preity bagged Filmfare Best Female Debut award.
#3 Dil Chahta hai
Who can forget this teenage film directed by Farahan Akhtar about three childhood friends falling in love. Dil Chahta hai won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film. Preity was paired with Aamir Khan.
Inspired from the movie The Silence of the Lambs is about a CBI trainee who has had a traumatic childhood and has her own fear. Powerful performances by Ashutosh Rana as a serial killer and Preity Zinta will give you chills.
#5 Veer -Zaara
An evergreen love story by Yash Chopra is about two lovers who are separated by their countries. Preity is a daughter of Pakistan diplomat and Shah Rukh is an Indian in Pakistani prison. The movie is known for its epic music and performances by its leads actors.
#6 Kal Ho Naa Ho
Set in Queens, New York, Kal Ho Naa Ho is about Naina who is gloomy and sad. Her life is changed when Aman comes to live in her neighborhood. How Aman brings smile on Naina’s face and helps her resolve her personal problems is heartwarming. The movie won National Film Award and Filmfare Award. Preity won Best Female Actor Award.
#7 Salaam Namaste
Set in Australia, the movie deals with the subject of live-in relationship. Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta are modern Indians who are settled in Melbourne, Australia. They decide to move in together and fall in love. Preity becomes pregnant and Saif who is not ready to commit asks her to abort. This results in the couple falling out. How they get together is worth a watch.