Date of birth: 16th April 1978
Occupation: Bollywood actress, model
Lara Dutta’s Biography:
Lara Dutta is an Indian beauty queen, actress, model who is primarily seen in Bollywood movies. Lara was born to L.K dutta and Jennifer Dutta. She has two siblings. Her family moved to Bangalore in 1981.She completed her schooling in Bangalore from St. Francis Xavier high school. Later she completed her graduation from University of Mumbai majoring in economics. In the year of 2011 She got married to legendary tennis player, Mahesh Bhupati . They both have a five year old daughter named Saira.
Lara Dutta’s Career And Achievements:
Lara first participated in the Gladrags megamodel India competition in 1995. She won the first place in this competition thus gaining the chance for Miss intercontinental pageant and She later won this in 1997. And also She won the Femina Miss universe in 2000. During the miss universe competition, she was the only individual in the history of the competition to get highest marks.
After this win, she was made as a UNPA Goodwill ambassador in 2001. She signed her first film in Tamil called Arasatchi in 2002. Her debut movie in Bollywood was Andaaz(2003). The role in this films won her Filmfare best female debut award. Her other film pan her career are Khakee, Masti, no entry, Bhagam Bhag, partner, Houseful among others. She is regular contributor for the yoga classes. She has posted several videos particularly pre-natal yoga on YouTube.
Lara Dutta’s Awards And Recognition:
- Star screen award for most promising newcomer in 2004.
- Rajiv Gandhi award in 2008 for contribution to Film cinema.
- FICCI Young achievers award in 2012.
- Won face of a cause at L’Oreal Femina woman award.
- Lux gold rose award in 2016 for best supporting actor (female). This was for the film Azhar.