The following Zarathushtis are acting in the Indian (Bollywood) movie “Luv Ka the End”::
* Meherzan B Mazda, an aspiring actor, humorous , witty, sophisticated, concerned, foster, sanguine, pragmatic, affable, amiable, solicitous guy..who loves to live life as it comes..He participated in MTV Splitsvilla at an age of 20.
* Shenaz Treasurywala was born in a middle-classed Parsi family. Her dad is a Merchant Marine. After completing her school she enrolled in St. Xavier’s College. It was during her first year in this college that she was discovered by a photographer.She started her career as a model and has appeared in TV commercials like Gold Spot, Philips, Trigger Jeans, Akai, Elle 18, and many more. She then started working as a Veejay for MTV.During 2001 Shenaz moved to New York, USA, to enroll in the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute, as well as taking a writing course at New York University. She was thrilled to complete this 8 month course in the same school as Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.
She made quite a dramatic entry into Bollywood after she lost her luggage, passport and visa papers while traveling by Kuwait Airways, and as result was unable to return to New York. This incident proved to be an advantage as she was approached by Ken Ghosh, who signed her up for a role in ‘Ishq Vishk’, for which she was nominated for the best supporting actress. She has since then acted in a total of several other movies.
Her hobbies include photography, playing the piano and guitar, jet skiing, travel, and this natural beauty, with a dimpled and toothy smile atop curved lips, is ranked amongst the ‘Top 100 Beautiful Women.’She is also host on Travel Channel’s ‘Culture Shock’, and has written travel articles in magazines which include Cosmopolitan, Femina, and Elle.
* Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal is a theatre actress in India, and owns a production company, Poor Box Productions.Educated at the J.B. Petit High School in Mumbai, she continued her studies at St Xavier’s College and obtained two BSc degrees in Microbiology-Chemistry and Geology-Chemistry.Despite Mahabanoo starting her professional career in the theatre rather late, she has worked with renowned film and theatre personalities in India and the UK. She has produced/directed/acted in Shirley Valentine, Art, Once I Was Young…Now I’m Wonderful!, (W)hole in the Head, Two Hot to Handle,………has helped to raise lakhs of rupees for two shelters for battered and abused women situated in the slums of Mumbai.Mahabanoo lives life on her own terms and believes that she has not been put on earth to win a popularity contest. She has two children, Dr. Kaizaad Kotwal (who is a professor of films and theatre at Ohio State University, USA) and Nairika Kotwal-Cornett who lives