Preity Zinta is among the most attractive, extraordinarily talented, well-educated, and successful performers in Hindi film history, ranking right up there with the best.
With roles in movies like Dil Chahta Hai, Veer Zaara, Koi Mil Gaya, and Kal Ho Naa Ho, the actress has won over many fans. She also dominated the big screen at a time when there were a lot of talented actresses in the business.
In addition to her acting profession, Zinta is a businesswoman and a joint owner of the Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab. She has actively supported several philanthropic causes and organizations, and she has won numerous honors for her work in social activism in Indian film.
Being recognized as one of Bollywood’s most gifted and adaptable actresses, Preity Zinta has had a major influence inside and outside the Indian entertainment industry. However, her personal life is not as good as always as it now seems.
She has now married Preity Zinta Gene Goodenough, shattering the hearts of countless people. The lovely couple are also the parents of twins. While her life seems so beautiful now, her past is full of controversies.
1. When a non-bailable warrant for Preity Zinta’s arrest was issued by a magistrate
With the release of the movie Ishkq in Paris in 2013, Preity Zinta took on the role of producer for the first time in her career. However, the movie’s box office performance was a complete failure.
However, things got worse when the movie’s dialogue writer, Abbas Tyrewala, launched a lawsuit against Preity Zinta after his payment checks for Rs. 18.9 lakh bounced. A non-bailable warrant was issued against the actress when she failed to appear in court shortly after the plaintiff filed his lawsuit.
2. When Preity Zinta became enraged because Tusshar Kapoor used her name for “cosmetic surgery” on Koffee With Karan
Tusshar Kapoor made an appearance on a 2011 episode of Koffee With Karan, Karan Johar’s celebrity chat show. The actor was asked to give the first name that comes to mind when he hears the phrase “cosmetic surgery” during the show’s rapid-fire portion. Tusshar made a mistake by using Preity Zinta’s name in his hasty response to the query, which got him into trouble.
Preity Zinta called and allegedly criticized the actor for using her name and guessing that she had undergone a cosmetic procedure even before the program was broadcast on television. Tusshar eventually amended his remarks and acknowledged in public during an interview that it was all in good fun, but Preity took it too seriously and was offended.
3. When Preity Zinta accused Ness Wadia of molesting her
Preity Zinta accused her ex-boyfriend, Ness Wadia, of molestation in 2014. The announcement shocked the whole country since there had been widespread rumors that the couple would shortly be married. However, after nearly four years, Preity finally consented to end the lawsuit when Ness made good on his vow to apologize.
4. When Preity Zinta was blamed for Shekhar Kapur’s divorce
In 1999, Shekhar Kapur, a well-regarded director, married Suchitra Krishnamoorthi. The couple welcomed a daughter named Kaveri Kapur into the world. But sadly, Shekhar Kapur’s reported romance with Preity Zinta led to the dissolution of their wedding in 2006.
For those who are unaware, Shekhar Kapur and Preity Zinta were very close friends. However, they were more than simply close friends, according to Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, Shekhar’s second wife. She also added that their relationship caused problems for her and Shekhar’s marriage. Preity refuted the claims, stating that Suchitra wasn’t mentally sound.
5. When Salman Khan supposedly acknowledged having a relationship with Preity Zinta while seeing Aishwarya Rai
Rumors of Preity Zinta and Salman Khan becoming romantically involved abounded while they were shooting Chori Chori Chupke Chupke. However, since everyone was aware of Salman’s committed relationship with Aishwarya Rai, the rumors didn’t garner much attention.
But in 2001, an audio recording that was an alleged chat between Aishwarya and Salman was leaked, in which Salman was purportedly heard confessing to having slept with Preity Zinta.
The whole film business was stunned by the audio tape. But since there was no proof or evidence, the problem was quickly resolved. But to everyone’s astonishment, it wasn’t until Aishwarya Rai and Salman Khan broke up in 2001 that rumors began to circulate that his closeness to Preity Zinta was the reason he split up with Aishwarya.
Despite suffering all these controversies, Preity Zinta is still living her life to the fullest!
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