Asha Parekh (born 2 October 1942) is an Indian film actress, director, and producer who appeared in many commercially successful films throughout her career. She was one of the top actresses in Hindi cinema from 1959 to 1973, and is considered one of the most highly influential Bollywood actresses in Hindi cinema. In 1992, she was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
|Real Name||Asha Parekh|
|Nickname||Jubilee Girl, Tomboy|
|Profession||Actress, Director, Producer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 3"
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 62 Kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||2 October 1942|
|Age (as in 2016)||74 Years|
|Birth Place||Bombay (now Mumbai), Bombay Presidency, British India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Debut||Hindi Film: Aasmaan, 1952 (as Child Artist)
Dil Deke Dekho, 1959 (as Lead Role)
Gujarati Film: Akhand Saubhagyavati (1963)
Punjabi Film: Kankan De Ohle (1971)
Kannada Film: Sharavegada Saradara (1989)
TV Director: Jyoti (Gujarati serial of the early 1990s)
|Awards||• In 1971, won Filmfare Best Actress Award for Kati Patang.
• In 1992, awarded Padma Shre by the Government of India.
• In 2002, awarded Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award.
|Family||Father- Bachubhai Parekh
Mother- Sudha Parekh
|Religion||Jainism (Father), Islam (Mother)|
|Address||Azad Road, Juhu, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Doing Yoga|
|Controversies||During her tenure as the President of the Cine Artists' Association, she was criticized for censoring films; especially not giving clearance to Shekhar Kapur's Elizabeth.|
|Favourite Actor||Shammi Kapoor, Dev Anand|
|Favourite Actress||Waheeda Rahman, Helen, Saira Bano|
|Favourite Director||Bimal Roy|
|Favourite Dance Teacher||Bansilal Bharati|
|Favourite Singer||Asha Bhosle|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Nasir Hussain, Film Maker (Rumored)
|Net Worth||Not Known|
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