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Ayesha Jhulka at her Spa salon nails 'Anantaa' in 2010
28 July 1972
Srinagar, Kashmir, India
|Occupation||Film actress, entrepreneur|
Jhulka made her Hindi film acting debut in 1983. Her first major role was in 1990 in the film Meet Mere Mann Ke, and her next release was a Telugu film, Neti Siddhartha, opposite Nagarjuna Akkineni.
In 1991, she starred in Kurbaan with Salman Khan. Her 1993 films Dalaal and Rang were also successful. Her other film with Mithun, called Suraj was successful. Her next film was Kohram. She was praised for her roles in the films Balma and Sangram. In 1992, her major success came through Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander with Aamir Khan and Khiladi with Akshay Kumar. She also acted alongside Divya Bharti with whom Jhulka was well acquainted, in the hit film Rang, which was released after Divya Bharti's sudden death. She performed a cameo in Akele Hum Akele Tum, which was her only film in 1995. After the success of Masoom, she appeared in Vishwavidhata, Ghoonghat and Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya with Jackie Shroff and Kajol.
She appeared in Punjabi films including Khalsa Mero Roop Hai Khas, which did well abroad. She had roles in Samvedna, Amma, and Janani. She performed a cameo in Kamal Hasan's Chachi 420, which received positive reviews. She played supporting roles in Run (2004), Socha Na Tha (2005) and Umrao Jaan (2006).
In recent years she has appeared in and produced plays including Purush and Prakriti.
|1983||Kaise Kaise Log||Pooja|
|1990||Meet Mere Mann Ke|
|Neti Siddhartha||Telugu film, starring Nagarjuna Akkineni|
|Haye Meri Jaan||Neelam|
|Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar||Anjali|
|1993||Kaise Kaise Rishte|
|Waqt Hamara Hai||Ayesha|
|Dil Ki Baazi||Arti|
|Aulad ke Dushman||Shalu Kumar|
|Ekka Raja Rani|
|1995||Akele Hum Akele Tum||Friendly Appearance|
|1997||Chachi 420||Ratna||Special Appearance|
|Judge Mujrim||Dancer/Singer||Special Appearance|
kahani kismat ki
|Phool Aur Aaj||Special Appearance in song "Main Gaaon Dil Gaaye"|
|Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya||Shobha|
|Kohram: The Explosion||Sweety|
|2000||Khalsa Mero Roop Hai Khaas||Channi|
|2003||Aanch||Devangi M. Thakur|
|Jai||Jai's Mother||Telugu film|
|2005||Socha Na Tha||Viren's bhabhi|
|Double Cross: Ek Dhoka||Sonia|
|2010||ADA...A Way of Life|
- "Retiring at the peak of my career was a right choice: Ayesha Jhulka". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
- Ayesha Julka Biography and Profile, chakpak.com; accessed 21 March 2015.
- Bharati Dubey. "Catfight! - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
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