Zoya Akhtar's journey as a director

Zoya Akhtar’s films always inspire everyone to believe in themselves and be passionate about everything in life. Be it following a hobby or embarking on new adventures, her films leave a crucial message for us.

She knows how to capture her audience’s hearts with her magical stories. In her initial days, she started off as a co-director and casting director for a few projects. She next hopped on to new opportunities by assisting her brother, Farhan Akhtar, to direct films like Dil Chahta Hai and Lakshya. Leaving everyone impressed with her skills, she took the next big step and became a director. Here is a list of some of her excellent movies.

Luck By Chance

Unfolding the story of an aspiring movie star, Zoya narrates a beautiful story. She takes the audience through several emotions-compassion, love, sadness, happiness, and a lot more. In this film, she lays emphasis on the significance of maintaining relationships with people.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

How often do we all catch up with our friends amidst the daily hustle and bustle?

Through this movie, Zoya taps into this situation and weaves a beautiful narrative among three friends who go on a trip together. She encourages the audience to take a break, spend time with their loved ones, and enjoy every moment because Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara…

Dil Dhadakne Do

Zoya portrayed a web of complicated relationships in this film. She urged everyone to follow their hearts despite all the uncertainties in life. By conveying this point through several dramatic scenarios in a family, she ensured that the plot remained relatable and exciting for everyone.

Gully Boy

She instilled confidence in everybody with the iconic song “Apna time aayega.” Through the story of a rap artist from a slum, she highlighted that passion can make a person move mountains to reach their goal.