Lara Dutta is an Indian actress, model and beauty queen crowned Miss Intercontinental 1997 and Miss Universe 2000. Dutta was born to a Punjabi father and an Anglo-Indian mother in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Lara Dutta was born on April 16, 1978 in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Her father is Wing Commander L.K. Dutta (retired) and her mother is Jennifer Dutta, who is of Punjabi descent and also was a singer for Doordarshan Radio, Jalandhar. She also has two older sisters, one who serves in the Indian Air Force and a well known younger sister.
Lara Dutta won the annual Gladrags Mega model India competition in her native India in 1995, thus winning the right to enter the 1997 Miss Intercontinental Pageant, in which she took first place. Later, she crowned Femina Miss India Universe in 2000. She made her Hindi debut in 2003 with the film Andaaz which was a box office success and won her a Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. Dutta subsequently appeared in several top-grossing productions, including Masti (2004), Kaal (2005), No Entry(2005), Bhagam Bhag (2006), Partner (2007), Housefull (2010), Don 2 (2011) and Singh Is Bliing (2015). Apart from commercial success, Dutta has received critical appreciation for her performances in the films Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007), Billu (2009), Chalo Dilli (2011) and David (2013).
Lara Dutta was not seen on the silver screen for several years. After that, she did a side role in Singh Is Bling with Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson in 2015, then in Fitoor featuring Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapoor in 2016, Azhar in 2016, Welcome to New York in 2018, Daas Dev in 2018.
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.
Lara Dutta’s Basic Personal Info
|Name||Lara Dutta Bhupathi|
|Born||16th April 1978|
|Country||Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Net Worth||8 million USD|
|Debut Movie||Hindi- Andaaz (2003)|
Tamil- Arasatchi (2004)
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Salary||2-3 crores/per film (INR)|
|School||St. Francis Xavier Girls’ High School, Bengaluru|
Frank Anthony Public School, Bengaluru
|College||University of Mumbai, Mumbai|
|Father||L.K Dutta (Retired Wing Commander)|
|Sibling||Sister- Sabrina (Elder, Indian Air Force), Cheryl (Younger)|
|Spouse Name||Mahesh Bhupathi (Tennis Player)|
|Married Year||16 February 2011|
|Children||Daughter- Saira (Born in January 2012)|
|Boyfriend Dated||Kelly Dorji, Dino Mora, Derek Jeter, Mahesh Bhupati|
|– in cms||173 cm|
|-in meters||1.73 m|
|-in feet inches||5’8”|
|-in KG||60 kg|
|-in Pounds||132 lbs|
|– Waist||24 inches|
|– Biceps/Hips||36 inches|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Shoe Size||9 US|
|Favourite Food||Punjabi, Chinese Cuisines, Thai, Rajma Chawal|
|Favourite Film||Sholey, 1942- A Love Story, Gone with the Wind|
|Favourite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjeev Kumar and Nana Patekar|
|Favourite Actress||Madhuri Dixit, Vj|
Hobbies, Likes & Dislikes
|Hobbies||Para Gliding, Bungee Jumping, Cooking, Water Rafting|
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- Colgate active salt, Kelloggs Special K, Siyaram`s, Pizza Huts.
Controversies & Interesting Facts
- She went to High Court when a magazine Gladrags used her photo without her permission.
- Lara Dutta had a nine-year relationship with Kelly Dorji before she broke up.
- Dino Morea was the reason behind her break-up with her longtime boyfriend, Kelly Dorjee.
- She was the victim of wardrobe malfunction at the IIFA awards in Colombo.
- She was dropped from a B grade film in 2000, as the director thought she was a bad actress.
- She refused two Hollywood big projects, The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003), as she wasn’t convinced by the script.
- Lara Dutta is active in yoga and offers several videos on YouTube.
- In 2011, her first movie as a producer, Chalo Dilli, was released.
- In 2005, Sania Mirza and Dutta participated in Kaun Banega Crorepati (season 2) on 13 November 2005.
- Akshay Kumar saved her life from getting drowned during the filming of the movie Andaaz,
- Lara has been sharing cute pictures with her hubby, and her beautiful daughter and the net can’t get over it.
- Lara has been trolled for her past relationships.
- 1951: Gladrags Megamodel India
- 1997: Miss Intercontinental 1997
- 2000: Femina Miss India 2000
- 2000: Miss Universe 2000
- 2004: Filmfare Best Female Debut Award – Andaaz
- 2004: Star Screen Award Most Promising Newcomer – Female – Andaaz
- 2008: Rajiv Gandhi Awards for Contribution to Film Cinema
- 2012: FICCI Young Achievers Award
- 2012: L’Oreal Femina Women Award: Face Of A Cause
- 2016: Lux Golden Rose Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role- Azhar
|Phone Number||Not Share Publicly|
|Mobile Number||Not Share Publicly|
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