Alluring Bollywood beauty Prety Zinta is celebrating her 37th birthday today. She was born on 31st January, 1975 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Preity Zinta lost her father Durganand Zinta in a car accident when she was just 13 years old. In the same accident, her mother Nilaprabha was severely injured and was bed ridden for 2 years. This incident turned the entire mind set of Preity Zinta which made her bold and strong. Prety Zinta did her post graduation in a challenging subject of Criminal Psychology from Mumbai University but later stepped into modeling arena giving preference to her interest. She modeled for Lyril Soap and Cadbury’s perk which earned her huge recognition and a film offer too. She debuted in Bollywood with the film "Dil Se" in 1998. Later she stepped into Tollywood with the film "Premante Idhera" opposite Victory Venkatesh. She acted in the Tollywood film "Raja Kumarudu" beside Prince Mahesh. Without looking back, she acted in around 30 films and achieved huge set of fan following among youngsters. On the occasion of the birthday of this smiling sensation, myfirstshow.com wishes Preity Zinta “A Happy Birthday".