Farzana is an Indian film actress, choreographer, dancer and model, born in Mumbai, Maharastra, India. She has mainly appeared in Tamil and Telugu language films. She is well known for her role in the film “Bhagyalakshmi Bumper Draw” (2006), “Seema Sastry” (2007) and “Bommana Brothers Chandana Sisters” (2009).
Name : Farzana
Full Name : Farzana Barucha
Birth Place : Mumbai, Maharastra, India
Height : 5’ 6”
Occupation : Actress, Dancer, Choreographer, Model
Years Active : 2006 – 2009
Nationality : Indian
Marital Status : Married
Farzana came to Hyderabad to participate a ramp show and the local press published a few photographs and wrote about her. Then Nidhi Prasad called her for an audition after noticing these photos.
Farzana started her professional career as a choreographer and dancer. She choreographed many fashion shows and albums. She worked as a choreographer with the stage shows of singer Adnan Sami, which went to nineteen cities all over the world. In 2006, Farzana choreographed the title song of Sanjay Dutt’s film “Zinda”, by which she got noticed. Later, she became professional in modeling in various brands, including Godrej Hair Care, Hero Honda, Sansui TV and Big Bazaar.
Farzana started her acting career with a Telegu comedy film “Bhagyalakshmi Bumper Draw” in 2006, when she was spotted by director Nidhi Prasad, who signed her for the leading role in her film. The film was the remake of the Hindi comedy film “Malamaal Weekly” which was written and directed by Priyadarshan. Later, she played the leading role in several Telegu comedy films, including “Seema Sastri” (2007), “Bommana Brothers Chandana Sisters” (2008) and “Gajibiji and Kuberulu” (2008). She danced in the film “Mallepuvvu” which was starred with Murali Krishna and Bhumika Chawla in 2008.
Farzana made her debut in the Kollywood film industry with a Tamil film “1977” in 2009, where she played the lead role along with Sarath Kumar and Namitha.
Besides her acting and choreography career, Farzana was a trainer at the sportswear company Reebok Internation Limited, a keen sports buff and her expertise lies in adventurous sports. Subsequently, she was also a nutrition expert.
- Bhagyalakshmi Bumper Draw (Telegu) (2006)
- Seema Sastry (Telegu) (2007)
- Bommana Brothers Chandana Sisters (Telegu) (2008)
- Gajibiji (Telegu) (2008)
- Mallepuvvu (Telegu) (2008)
- Kuberulu (Telegu) (2008)
- 1977 (Tamil) (2009)
- Zinda (Hindi) (2006)
Farzana was born into a Parsi family as Farzana Barucha and she grew up in Mumbai. She loves adventure sports such as Paragliding, rock climbing and bungee jumping. Her dream role in the film to play is the Character of Rani Mukharjee in the Hindi film Black, the role of Kajol as Anjali in the film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and also the role of Madhuri Dixit and Vijayashanti.
Now she has married and settled in the U.S.
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