Mumbai, May 24 : Preity Zinta's debut production "Ishkq in Paris", which released this Friday, has managed to touch the hearts of film industry members like Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar. Preity was delighted with their presence at the movie's premiere.
The premiere was held here Thursday night, and a bevy of movie celebrities made it there for Preity, who has acted in the romantic film as well.
Mumbai, May 18 : Bollywood actress Preity Zinta says certain scenes in "Ishkq in Paris" are inspired by her life. The film also has bits from director Prem Raj's life.
"Ishkq in Paris", Preity's first production venture, is releasing May 24.
Talking about the film, she said: "(It) is not ispired from my life, but yes certain instances (are inspired from my life). I won't lie about that."
Mumbai, April 30 : Bollywood actress Preity Zinta says she will start shooting her next film "Bhaiyyaji Superhitt" from July. As of now, she is busy with the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) and with the promotions of her film production "Ishkq in Paris".
"I am doing 'Bhaiyyaji Superhitt'. I will take a one-month break after 'Ishkq in Paris' and IPL. We will start shooting from July," she said at a press conference here Tuesday.
"Bhaiyyaji Superhitt", to be directed by Neeraj Pathak, will see her opposite Sunny Deol.
New Delhi, March 13 : Bollywood actress Preity Zinta will walk the ramp for designer Surily Goel at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW).
The five-day fashion extravaganza started Wednesday at Pragati Maidan and the actress will grace the ramp on the opening day.
"Super excited and a little nervous as I walk the ramp for my dearest friend and designer Surily Goel! Delhi fashion week here I come," tweeted the 38-year-old whose wardrobe was designed by Surily for films like "Salaam Namaste" and "Jaan-E-Man".
Mumbai, Jan 17 - It was an action-packed evening for B-town, thanks to a party to welcome international talk show queen Oprah Winfrey here.
Preity Zinta, who was on the star-studded guest list too, enjoyed the party, but it turned into a bad experience when her car ended up getting damaged due to paparazzi.
"Would have been a perfect evening until the press jumped all over the car n nearly got some1 killed n my car damaged n scratched.. Bachaao! (sic)," she tweeted after coming out of the party.
New Delhi, Sep 26 - Preity Zinta's international look in the chat show "Up Close & Personal with PZ" on UTV Stars has fetched applause. Surily Goel, the designer behind the new look, says the bubbly and vivacious actress is always open to suggestions and experimentation.
"We wanted to give her a glamorous, international yet classy and comfortable style so that she can easily move around. You must have seen she moves around a lot in the show.
New Delhi, Aug 10 - Actress Preity Zinta has started shooting for her new chat show, and her first guest was action star Akshay Kumar, who she said was very humble.
"Just finished the first day of shooting 4 my show! It was so nice 2 chat with Akki ! Full marks 2 him 4 being so amazing and humble Ting!" Preity posted on her Twitter page Monday.
Preity and Akshay worked together in movies like "Sangharsh" and "Jaan-E-Mann: Let's Fall in Love... Again".
Mumbai, July 7 : Director Prem Soni says that by the time the shooting of "Ishq In Paris" starts, lead actress Preity Zinta would have got her French absolutely right. He also says that in spite of the costs involved, there was no other city he would have shot the film in.
"Ishq In Paris", an Indo-French project, is Preity's first production venture and she plays a half-Indian half-French girl who falls in love in one of the most expensive cities in the world to shoot in.
London, May 29 : Cricketer Brett Lee, who is single and is looking for love, has been linked with several fine-looking Bollywood actresses, including Priyanka Chopra and Preity Zinta, in the recent weeks.
Lee, who had split from wife Liz Kemp in 2008, admitted that he is single but said his focus is on his son.
New Delhi, May 28 : Bollywood actress Preity Zinta seems to have got quite bored with her constant link-up to Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who now plays for her Indian Premier League team Kings XI Punjab.
The actress, who was earlier dating industrialist Ness Wadia, took to micro-blogging site Twitter to tell her friends and fans that she is just friends with Lee.
"I think being romantically linked to Brett every year is outdated and stale news now! So sorry to say folks NO NEWS here! FRIENDS yeesss (sic)," posted Preity.
New Delhi, May 12 : Actress Preity Zinta seems to be upset about reports that Shandar Amrohi's biography "From Nowhere To Somewhere" will tell all about his decision to adopt her and give her everything in his will. She says there's no truth in this news.
"No1 has or ever will adopt me or sign me in a will. Things said in interviews and reported are far from facts as the proof is in the pudding! (sic)," Preity, 36, posted on her Twitter page.
Mumbai, April 5 - Actress Preity Zinta, who is currently making her presence felt on the small screen as the host of "Guinness World Records - Ab India Todega", says she doesn't think much before taking her decisions.
"I've always been a very spontaneous person in my decisions. The fact that I jumped into cricket so quickly, that's a very big decision at the peak of your career. Not think and go. I got into films also like that without thinking too much. I think I believe in destiny and that's why I leave everything on it," the model-turned-actress told IANS.
New Delhi, March 30 : Bollywood stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Rampal and Hrithik Roshan are not leaving anything to chance to catch the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal either at home, at a get together or in a restaurant. Those who are busy shooting plan to catch the action in their vanity vans.
Some actors like Shah Rukh Khan have planned get togethers, while a host of actors like Aamir Khan, Vivek Oberoi, Rahul Bose and Preity Zinta, among others, are in Mohali to watch the clash live, said a source.
Dimpled beauty Preity Zinta, who is back on screen after a gap of 2 years, is working wonders with her far-fetched hosting on the Colors TV's reality show 'Guinness World Records - Ab India Todega'.
It seems that the show 'Guinness World Records - Ab India Todega', with its all novel idea and superb host Preity is catching eye balls at a fast speed and is also turning a well liked show among audience.
Multitalented actor Shabbir Ahluwalia, who is Preity's co-host, adds to the appeal of the reality show.
Mumbai, March 21 - After two years' break from acting, Preity Zinta has decided to wear the grease paint, but before that she has to get back in shape.
"This year for me is about getting back into movies and the entertainment industry. I had let myself go for some time because I had taken a break. I had put on seven-and-a-half kg. But then I lost all of it because I can't afford to look like that in a film," Preity told IANS.
Asked to reveal the names of the projects she is working on, the 36-year-old declined.
Mumbai, March 10 : Bollywood actress Preity Zinta is known for her feisty and bold nature, but even she can be caught off guard sometimes. That's what happened during the shoot of her television debut, "Guinness World Records - Ab India Todega".
"I wanted to encourage the contestants on the show because what all of them perform is very difficult. At the same time I tried to ensure that the entire spotlight is not on me and they get enough opportunity and limelight," Preity told IANS in an interview.
Actor Preity Zinta is all set to show her hosting prowess in the upcoming Colors show Guinness World Records-Ab India Todega. She is stepping in the shoes of the likes of Akshay `Khiladi' Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra by choosing the small screen to show her acumen for stunts!
And as the demand, she has been geared differently for the show - with a complete sportsman look. Preity's overall look is being put together by Surily Goel and will comprise of casuals teamed with waist-coat (much in vogue last season) with boots et all.
Toronto, Jan 20 - IIFA will make magic, promised Bollywood stars Anil Kapoor and Preity Zinta as they announced that the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards would be held in this Canadian city in June.
"IIFA will create magic, IIFA will rock," said Anil Kapoor Wednesday announcing the 12th IIFA awards ceremony from June 23-25.
New Delhi, Aug 17 - Bollywood actress Preity Zinta will ring the opening bell of the world's biggest stock exchange, NASDAQ, in New York Tuesday.
"Yeah! I am invited for the opening bell ceremony at NASDAQ Tuesday morning," Preity confirmed on her Twitter page.
"Hope you can list one of my companies there someday! Ting! Now I'm excited!" added the actress, who is the co-owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kings XI Punjab.
The actress was in New York to attend the India Day Parade for India's 64th Independence Day.
Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kings XI Punjab finished up on the wrong side of the law today when a court issued bailable arrest warrants to its three owners including actress Priety Zinta, industrialist Ness Wadia and businessman Mohit Burman.
Chief Judicial Magistrate J. S. Sidhu issued the arrest warrants after the three owners failed to appear before the court in a case against them.
The case against the team owners was lodged by the Registrar of Companies (ROC) office during April, accusing them of not forwarding their balance sheet and returns.