She was born on 2nd Oct 1942. She is a bollywood actress, director and producer. She was a veteran actress who has appeared in the era of 1959 to 1973. She was given Padma Shri by the Government of India. She was born in the middle class family. She was born in the Gujarati family. She was born to a Muslim mother and Gujarati father. She was trained in classical dance. She started her career as a child artist. She featured in the film Aasmaan (1952).She featured in six movies like: Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai (1961), Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon (1963), Teesri Manzil (1966), Baharon Ke Sapne (1967), Pyar Ka Mausam (1969), and Caravan (1971), Baharon Ke Sapne (1967), Do Badan (1966), Chirag (1969), and Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki (1978). She was also a female chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (Censor Board) of India. She was felicitated with the ‘Filmfare Lifetime Achievement’ Award in 2002. She decided to remain unmarried. However, she was engaged to the director Nasir Hussain. However, she is now running her own dance academy and a hospital in Mumbai. Check out this page for more updates on Asha Parekh.