Ayesha Takia-Azmi was born on the 10th of April, 1985 in the Chembur suburb of Mumbai, Mharashtra. Her mixed origins are interesting as her father Nishit, is a Gujarati , while her mother Faridah is a Muslim and has British and Maharashtrian parentage. She has a younger sister, Natasha, who was initially interested in working in films, but got recently married to a foreigner.

Ayesha Takia Wraps For The Cold

Ayesha Takia Wraps For The Cold

Ayesha Takia Turns Up The Heat In Red

Ayesha Takia Turns Up The Heat In Red

Ayesha Takia Gets The Edges Ragged

Ayesha Takia Gets The Edges Ragged

Ayesha studied at the St. Anthony’s High School, but didn’t complete her studies, as the glamour world put forward more opportunities, when she was a sixteen year old teenager. Though Ayesha has worked since the young age of four years in various media forms, it was only later that she got into films.

Ayesha Takia In Animal Prints

Ayesha Takia In Animal Prints

Before getting married to Farhan Azmi , she dated actress Manisha Koirala’s brother, Siddharth Koirala and actress Ameesha Patel’s brother, actor Asmit Patel too, but broke off with him when the infamous MMS incident came up.

Ayesha Takia Is All Tied Up

Ayesha Takia Is All Tied Up

Ayesha Takia Goes Bohemian

Ayesha Takia Goes Boho

Ayesha lists actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan and actresses Rani Mukherji and Sridevi as her favorite actors in Bollywood.

Ayesha Takia Raises The Temperature

Ayesha Takia Raises The Temperature

Ayesha Takia In A Red Bustier

Ayesha Takia In A Red Bustier

Ayesha was supposed to debut with the film Socha Na Tha along with Dharmendra’s nephew Abhay Deol who was also making his debut, but due to extended delays, her first film to be released was the film Taarzan: The Wonder Car, which fetched her the Filmfare Best Debut Award in 2004.

Ayesha Takia Gets Wild

Ayesha Takia Gets Wild

Ayesha Takia’s Bedroom Moves

Ayesha Takia's Bedroom Moves

Ayesha Takia Cools Down In White

Ayesha Takia Cools Down In White

Most people would remember her from the ‘I am a Complan Girl’ television and print advertisement which she did when she was just a young kid. She had appeared with actor Shahid Kapoor in the same.

Ayesha Takia In Paint Spattered Jeans

Ayesha Takia In Paint Spattered Jeans

Ayesha Takia Sways In Brown Hues

Ayesha Takia Sways In Brown Hues

Her appearance in Dandiya Queen Falguni Pathak’s music video ‘Meri Chunarii Udd Udd Jaye,’ at the age of 17 years made people notice her screen presence and attractiveness. This image was consolidated with another music video at the age of 19 years, this time DJ Aqueel’s ‘Shake It Daddy’. Film offers started pouring in soon enough.

Ayesha Takia Is A Siren In Black

Ayesha Takia Is A Siren In Black

Though she has appeared in many Hindi and one Telugu language films, she hasn’t managed to be on the top in Bollywood or the Southern Film Industry. Her biggest successes include the teeny bopper film Dil Maange More in 2004 with Shahid Kapoor. She was appreciated for her performance in this film. She was also appreciated for director Nagesh Kukunoor’s film Dor, where she went totally deglam and had the very serious role of a rural widow living within a patriachial joint family set up, in Rajasthan.

Ayesha Takia Shows Off An Enviable Figure

Ayesha Takia Shows Off An Enviable Figure

Ayesha Takia Is Cute As A Doll

Ayesha Takia Is Cute As A Doll

Ayesha Takia Twirling Gleefully

Ayesha Takia Twirling Gleefully

She received a lot of appreciation for her performance in the film and received a lot of awards for the same. Her single Telugu language film was the2006 film Robbery with Telugu superstar Nagarjuna; the film was later dubbed into Hindi and released with the title Super. Super even fetched her a nomination for the Filmfare Best Actress Award in Telugu. 2009 was the year she sprang back into people’s consciousness with the Prabhu Deva directed and Salman Khan starrer and superhit film Wanted. Her 2011 film Mod also got a fairly good response.

Ayesha Takia Is Groovy In Blue

Ayesha Takia Is Groovy In Blue

Ayesha Takia With Shades

Ayesha Takia With Shades

Since 2012, she has been the host of the television musical reality show Sur Kshetra.

Ayesha Takia Gives A SideView

Ayesha Takia Gives A SideView

Ayesha is a pet lover and PETA supporter. She has a cat named Morrisson, whom she shares with her sister Natasha.

Ayesha Takia Has A Navel Show

Ayesha Takia Has A Navel Show

Green Girl Ayesha Takia

Green Girl Ayesha Takia

In 2006, she was listed in the Top Ten of India’s 50 Most Desirable Women Alive, in a public poll that was conducted by television’s Zoom channel.

Ayesha keeps herself looking hot and gorgeous with a combination of aerobics, yoga and meditation.

Ayesha Takia Images

 

Ayesha Takia in Denim Skirt

Interestingly, while she Is very fond of travelling, she is very scared of heights and other extreme activities.

Ayesha married her longtime boyfriend Farhan Azmi, who is a restaurateur and son of politician Asim Azmi  on 1 March 2009.

Recently, Ayesha’s father-in –law Abu Asim Azmi, who is a Samajwadi Party leader, landed himself in a controversy when he declared publicly during the period when there were widespread protests al lover India against the dreadful gang rape of a Delhi student, that girls should not be seen in public with male friends and that extensive interaction between the two sexes has accelerated the rape incidents in the cities among other misogynist observations. Both Ayesha and Farhan quickly distanced themselves from these comments and publicly declared their disavowal of his sentiments.

 

Ayesha Takia Leads The Men

Ayesha Takia Leads The Men

 

Ayesha got into a widely reported public twitter spat with Vijay Mallya’s heir Siddharth Mallya regarding an alleged misconduct of a Kingfisher airline staff with her sister. After some sarcastic and vitriolic exchanges between the two, Vijay doused the fire with maturity, promising action on the Kingfisher incident which was the cause of all the brouhaha and also apologised to her sister for any lapses on the part of the staff.