Lara Dutta is a famous Indian actress, beauty queen as well as a model who was titled Miss Universe 2000 and Miss Intercontinental 1997. She is the subsequent woman from India to be titled Miss Universe, and has been the only representative from India to get the crown since. Predominantly recognized for her work in Hindi movies, she has also starred in Tamil language movies. She is the winner of a number of accolades involving a Filmfare Award.
Right after her supremacy as Miss Universe, Lara Dutta started to get offers to appear in Hindi movies. She made her first appearance in Bollywood in the year 2003 with romantic drama movie Andaaz, which was a big success on Indian box office and won her a Filmfare Award for the Best Female Debut. Lara Dutta afterwards starred and rose to utmost fame in numerous commercially successful movies, involving Masti, No Entry, Kaal, Partner, Bhagam Bhag, Don 2, Singh Is Bling and Housefull. She has been critically acclaimed for her exceptional performances in the movies Billu, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, David and Chalo Dilli.
Besides appearing in films, she is also associated with a number of humanitarian causes. She has took part in stage shows and concert tours.
Lara was presented as a talent judge for a television reality show titled High Fever. She was also nominated as UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador in the year 2001. She offers several videos on YouTube and has also hurled her own DVD which comprises off meditation approaches and prenatal practices. Lara Dutta is married to famous tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi. The couple has a cute little daughter.
Lara Dutta was born in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India on16th April 1978. She was born to an Anglo-Indian mother and Punjabi father. Her father is Commander Wing L.K. Lara’s eldest sister named Sabrina is a freelancer English Communicator whereas her other sister Cheryl Dutta served Indian Air force.
Lara Dutta’s family settled in Bangalore in the year 1981 wherein she completed her higher school education from Frank Anthony Public School and St. Francis Xavier Girls’ High School. She completed her graduate degree with a major in economics and a minor in communications from Mumbai University. She can fluently speak English, Hindi, Kannada, and Punjabi.
Facts You Never Knew About Lara Dutta!
Lara Dutta was born in a multi-religious family, to a Christian-Scottish mother and Hindu-Punjabi father.
She won the title of Miss Universe on 12th May 2000, the contest was held in Cyprus.
Her verbal abilities and aptitude played an enormous role in her winning the title of Miss Universe; as many of the judges gave her 9.9/10 scores in the interview session.
In the year 2001, when she was 23 years old, she emerged as the youngest ambassador of UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund).
In the year 2000, she was expelled from a B grade movie as the filmmaker believed she was not a good actress.
All through the recording of the movie Andaaz, Akshay Kumar protected her from getting sunk.
The actor Dino Morea was the only cause behind her break-up with Kelly Dorjee, a 9-year long boyfriend.