, Mumbai India
Honey Irani is an award-winning Indian screenwriter and director. She has acted in over 72 films. Also a former child artist, Irani began her Bollywood career in films like `Chirag Kahaan Roshni Kahaan` and `Bombay Ka Chor`. Later, she became a successful scriptwriter. Her debut film as a director was `Armaan` (2003) starring Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Preity Zinta and Gracy Singh. She is the mother of Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar, both of them are critically acclaimed filmmakers. She is the ex-wife of renowned lyricist Javed Akhtar and the maternal aunt of choreographer/director Farah Khan and director/host Sajid Khan (director).