Zeenat Aman was born on 19th November 1951. Her father, Amanullah was writer of Muslim cast and mother was Maharashtrian Hindu Brahmin. She completed her graduation from St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai and then went to the Los Angeles for further studies. After completion of education she joined job in Femina as a journalist. Then she moved towards Modeling and was second runner up in “Miss India” Contest. She also won “Miss Asia Pacific” in the year 1970.

Zeenat did her first film named “Hulchal” released in 1971 and directed by O.P. Ralhan. Second film during the same year was “Hungama” with the actor and singer Kishore Kumar but film was not hit at the box office. She performed many roles such as jobless girl in film “Roti Kapada Aur Makan“, ambitious girl in “Ajnabee”, hooker in “Manoranjan” and some of her hit films were “Hare Krishna Hare Ram”, “Prem Shastra”, “Dhund”, “Chori Mera Kaam”, “Chhaila Babu”, “Dostana” and the film “Lawaaris“.

Zeenat performed many films with Dev Anand. For “Hare Krishna Hare Rama” directed by R.D.Burman, she won two awards Filmfare for Supporting Actress and BFJA Award. Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman’s famous films were “Heera Panna” in 1973, “Ishq Ishq Ishq” in 1974, “Prem Shastra” in1974, “Warrant” in 1975 and the film “Darling Darling” released in the year 1977. From these films film” Warrant” was super hit film.

She performed in the film “Satyam Shivam Sundaram” released in 1978 and becomes star but the film didn’t do well. This film was directed by Raj Kapoor. She performed Hollywood films such as “Rex Harrison” and “Sylvia Miles” but failed in USA and in India also.

Some of her films released in 1980 were “Insaaf Ka Tarazu” directed by B.R.Chopra and she got Filmfare Award for this film as a Best Actress, “Qurbani” whose story based on love triangle, and drama in “Abdullah” with the actor Sanjay Khan.

Zeenat got married with Mazhar Khan. Both of them have two sons Azaan Khan and Zahaan Khan. Her husband, Mazhar was very ill because of liver problem. She spent all the saving amount for the treatment but Mazhar was died in 1998. Within two years her mother and husband were died and her son got separated. Now days, Zeenat is living with her two sons. She performs very less films. Her latest released film was “Jaana” in 2006.

 

Movie Done By Zeenat Aman

  • 1970 The Evil Within
  • 1971 Hungama
  • 1971 Hulchul Neena
  • 1971 Hare Rama Hare Krishna Jasbir Jaiswal/Janice Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award BFJA Award for Best Actress
  • 1973 Yaadon Ki Baaraat Sunita
  • 1973 Heera Panna Panna
  • 1973 Dhund Rani Ranjit Singh
  • 1974 Roti Kapada Aur Makaan Sheetal
  • 1974 Prem Shastra Barkha/Suman
  • 1974 Ishq Ishq Ishq Pooja Pahar
  • 1974 Manoranjan Nisha
  • 1974 Ajanabee Reshmi Kumar Saxena
  • 1975 Warrant Rita Verma
  • 1975 Chori Mera Kaam Sharmili
  • 1976 Deewaangee Kanchan
  • 1976 Balika Badhu Adult Rajni (uncredited) (voice)
  • 1977 Paapi Rano/Vanita Kapoor/Rani
  • 1977 Kalabaaz Lisa/Radha G. Sapru/Tina
  • 1977 Dharam Veer Rajkumari Pallavi
  • 1977 Darling Darling
  • 1977 Chhailla Babu Rita
  • 1977 Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka Veera Rai
  • 1977 Hum Kisise Kum Naheen Sunita Kewalchand
  • 1978 Shalimar Sheila Enders
  • 1978 Heeralal Pannalal Ruby
  • 1978 Chor Ke Ghar Chor
  • 1978 Satyam Shivam Sundaram Rupa Nominated–Filmfare Award for Best Actress
  • 1978 Don Roma
  • 1979 The Great Gambler Shabnam
  • 1980 Takkar Sapna
  • 1980  Ram Balram Madhu
  • 1980  Bombay 405 Miles Radha
  • 1980  Abdullah Zainab
  • 1980  Alibaba Aur 40 Chor Fatima
  • 1980  Qurbani Sheela rahul
  • 1980  Dostana Sheetal Sahni
  • 1980  Insaaf Ka Tarazu Bharti Saxena Nominated–Filmfare Award for Best Actress
  • 1981 Professor Pyarelal Sonia B. Singh/Asha Rai
  • 1981 Katilon Ke Kaatil Jamila Banu
  • 1981 Krodhi Neera Kumar Sahni
  • 1981 Laawaris Mohini
  • 1982 Samraat Suman/Sandhya Chawla/Gurbachan Singh
  • 1982 Pyaas
  • 1982 Jaanwar Rajkumari
  • 1982 Daulat Geeta
  • 1982 Ashanti Sonia
  • 1982 Gopichand Jasoos Bela/Lacho/Shano Rani
  • 1982 Vakil Babu Kalpana Choudhry/Kalpana Kumar
  • 1982 Teesri Aankh Barkha
  • 1983 Taqdeer Nisha
  • 1983 Pukar Julie
  • 1983 Hum Se Hai Zamana Nisha Thakur
  • 1983 Mahaan Rita
  • 1983 Bandhan Kuchchey Dhaagon Ka Sneh
  • 1984 Yeh Desh Sumati
  • 1984 Sohni Mahiwal Zarina
  • 1984 Pakhandi
  • 1984 Jagir Seema
  • 1984 Meri Adalat
  • 1985 Yaar Kasam
  • 1985 Bhawani Junction Reshma
  • 1985 Ameer Aadmi Gharib Aadmi Kavita
  • 1985 Yaadon Ki Kasam Chandni/Geeta Khanna
  • 1986 Haathon Ki Lakeeren Geeta Mohan
  • 1987 Daku Hasina Daku Hasina
  • 1988 Namumkin
  • 1989 Tujhe Nahin
  • 1999 Bhopal Express Zohrabai
  • 2003 Boom Alice Rodriguez De Fonseca
  • 2005 Maksham
  • 2005 Koffee with Karan Herself Talk show
  • 2006 Jaana: Let’s Fall in Love Raju’s mother
  • 2007 Sirf Romance: Love by Chance Durga Putri
  • 2008 Ugly Aur Pagli Sandhiya
  • 2009 Geeta In Paradise
  • 2010 Dunno Y… Na Jaane Kyon Rebecca
  • 2012 Chaurahen
  • 2012 Monopoly the Game of Money
  • 2013 Love in Bombay
  • 2014 Strings of Passion Roma
  • 2015 Dunno Y2… Life Is a Moment Nazneen
  • 2016 Dil Toh Deewana Hai
  • 2016 Black Currency
  • 2017 Sallu Ki Shaadi Sallu’s mother
  • 2017 Love Life & Screw Ups Joanna Web series
  • 2019 Panipat Sakeena Begum

 

Awards and nominations received By zeenat Aman

  • 1972 Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress Hare Rama Hare Krishna Won
  • 1973 BFJA Awards Best Actress Won
  • 1979 Filmfare Awards Best Actress Satyam Shivam Sundaram Nominated
  • 1981 Best Actress Insaf Ka Tarazu Nominated
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