Ayesha Takia is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Bollywood films. Her film career started with Taarzan: The Wonder Car for which she won the Filmfare Best Debut Award (2004).
She was highly acclaimed for her performance as a young widow in Dor (2006). She received commercial success with Wanted (2009). She also appeared in one Telugu film Super with Tollywood star Akkineni Nagarjuna.
Ayesha started her career with Shahid Kapoor in the "I am a Complan Girl!" advertising campaign and she also appeared in a music video, Falguni Pathak's Meri Chunarii Udd Udd Jaye, when she was fifteen.
On 1 March 2009, Ayesha married Farhan Azmi, a restaurateur and the son of politician Abu Asim Azmi, a Samajwadi Party leader. The couple had originally planned to marry in December 2008, but the wedding was delayed due to the 2008 Mumbai attacks.