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Ayesha Jhulka (born 28 July 1972 in Srinagar,India) is an Indian film actress. During her career, she has worked with major stars like Mithun Chakraborty, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Govinda, Jackie Shroff, Nana Patekar, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn, Suniel Shetty and Akshay Kumar etc.
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She is the daughter of Wing Commander Inder Kumar Jhulka, an Indian Air Force Officer. She is married to Sameer Vashi.She made her Hindi film acting debut as a child actor in 1983. Her first full fledged role, as one of the lead actress, 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 had a major hit release Kurbaan with Salman Khan. She was a new happening star in Bollywood at the time. 1993 was also good for her, as her films Dalaal and Rang were hits. Her other film with Mithun called Suraj did quite well with masses, her next release was Kohram. In 1993, she was part of two more average successes Waqt Hamara Hai and Meherbaan. She was praised for films Balma and Sangram, in which she played major roles along with Ajay Devgan and Karishma Kapoor. In 1992, her major success came through Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander with Aamir Khan and Khiladi with Akshay Kumar.
In 1994, Jai Kishan did quite well, but others were flops. She did a few second cameos in Akele Hum Akele Tum, which was her only release of 1995. Besides that Promos of her film Kisi Se Dil Laga Ke Dekho with Shahrukh Khan and Madhoo were on air in the same year. But that film could not see the light of the day. After the success of Masoom, She got two important films Vishwavidhata and Ghoonghat and a delayed film called Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya with Jackie Shroff and Kajol.
Regional films kept coming her way including Punjabi films like Khalsa Mero Roop Hai Khas, which did well abroad. She got films with good roles like Samvedna, Amma, and Janani. She did a cameo in Kamal Hasan's Chachi 420, which did well and also received positive reviews. She played supporting but important roles in Run (2004), Socha Na Tha (2005) and Umrao Jaan (2006). Recently, She started play production and produced plays like Purush and Prakriti.