Anjala Zaveri

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Anjala Zaveri
Zaveri in 2007
Born (1972-04-20) 20 April 1972 (age 45)
London, UK
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Tarun Arora[1]

Anjala Zaveri (born 20 April 1972) is an Indian British actress. She appeared in Bollywood, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada films.

Early life and education[edit]

Anjala Zaveri grew up in a conservative Gujarati family in Portsmouth, England. She has an elder sister and a younger brother.[2]

She completed her A-Levels and was about to pursue medicine, when she took a break to act in movies.


Anjala Zaveri was discovered by Vinod Khanna in a nationwide search in England, and debuted with Himalay Putra, which also marked Vinod's son Akshaye Khanna's film debut. She acted in Betaabi. The only hit film in which she acted was the 1998 blockbuster romantic comedy, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, starring Salman Khan and Kajol. In the same year, she starred opposite Chiranjeevi in the Telugu movie, Choodalani Vundi.

She was very successful in Tollywood films. She was introduced to Tollywood by Suresh Productions in movie Preminchukundam Raa opposite Venkatesh. She has done Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films as well, working with actors like Nandamuri Balakrishna, Nagarjuna and Mammootty.


Year Film Role Language Notes
1997 Himalay Putra Esha Hindi
Preminchukundam Raa Kaveri Telugu
Pagaivan Uma Tamil
Betaabi Sheena Ajmera Hindi
1998 Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya Ujala Hindi
Choodalani Vundi Priya Telugu
1999 Samarasimha Reddy Anjali Telugu
Ravoyi Chandamama Meghana Telugu
2001 Ullam Kollai Poguthae Jyoti Tamil
Devi Putrudu Satyavati Telugu
Bhalevadivi Basu Nemali Telugu
Dubai Ammu Malayalam
Prema Sandadi Sita Telugu
2002 Soch Hindi Guest appearance
2004 Muskaan Shikha Hindi
Bazaar Hindi
Naani Telugu Guest appearance
Shankar Dada MBBS Telugu Guest appearance
Aptudu Manju Telugu
2005 Nigehbaan Hindi Guest appearance
Nammanna Kannada
2010 Inidhu Inidhu Shreya Tamil Guest appearance
2012 Life Is Beautiful Maya Telugu


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