About Lara Dutta

Birth Name: Lara Dutta

The former beauty pageant Lara Dutta is known for her stunning looks. After a long period of struggling days now she has got all the big films in her kitty.

Date of Birth: 16 April, 1978

Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Biography:

Lara was born in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, on April 16, 1978. Her dad is retired Wing Commander L.K. Dutta and her mother is Jennifer Dutta.

In 1981 the Dutta family re-located to Bangalore, and she was enrolled in St. Francis Xavier Girls' High School where she studied till her 10th Standard, and later did her First Year and Second Year Junior College at the Frank Anthony Public School. After graduating from school, she then went on to earn a degree in Economics from Bombay University.

Later was crowned Femina Miss India Universe and Miss Universe in 2000. After completing her Miss Universe commitments, she received several offers from Bollywood movie makers, and starred in Andaaz in 2003, which won her considerable recognition.

She then appeared in a number of films, some of which failed at the box office and some of which were mildly successful. Her box office "hits" include Masti (2004), No Entry (2005), Partner (2007) and Housefull (2010)
In 2011, her first movie as a producer Chalo Dilli released which did an average business at the box office.

Currently she is gearing up for her latest film Don 2 with Shah Rukh Khan.

Personal Life:

In September 2010, Lara got engaged to Indian tennis player, Mahesh Bhupathi. They got married on February 16, 2011 in a civil ceremony in Bandra, and later followed it by a Christian ceremony on 20 February 2011 at Sunset Point in Goa.

Fashion:

Lara Dutta’s style statement is totally classic she loves smart cuts and fits.

She believes in her best accessory is a nice bag and a neat pair of shoes to match.

Box Office Collection:

Housefull: Rs 95.50 crore (Total Gross Collection)

Filmography:

As An Actor

  1. Don 2 (December 23, 2011) (Under Production) ...... Lara
  2. Chalo Dilli (April 29, 2011) (Released) ...... Mihika Mukherjee
  3. Banda Yeh Bindaas Hai (2011) (Completed)
  4. Partner 2 (2011) (Under Production)
  5. Aur Devdas (2011) (To Go On Floor)
  6. Housefull (April 30, 2010) (Released) ...... Hetal Patel
  7. Blue (October 16, 2009) (Released) ...... Mona
  8. Do Knot Disturb (October 2, 2009) (Released) ...... Dolly
  9. Billu (February 13, 2009) (Released) ...... Bindiya
  10. Jumbo (December 25, 2008) (Released) ...... Voice Over Of Sonia
  11. Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (December 12, 2008) (Released) ...... Special Appearance
  12. Om Shanti Om (November 9, 2007) (Released) ...... Herself (Special Appearance)
  13. Partner (July 20, 2007) (Released) ...... Naina
  14. Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (June 15, 2007) (Released) ...... Anaida
  15. Bhagam Bhag (December 22, 2006) (Released)
  16. Fanaa (May 26, 2006) (Released) ...... Zeenat
  17. Zinda (January 12, 2006) (Released) ...... Jenny
  18. Dosti - Friends Forever (December 23, 2005) (Released) ...... Kajal
  19. Ek Ajnabee (December 9, 2005) (Released) ...... Adult Anamika (Special Appearance)
  20. No Entry (August 26, 2005) (Released) ...... Kaajal (Kishan'S Wife)
  21. Kaal (April 29, 2005) (Released) ...... Ishika
  22. Jurm (February 18, 2005) (Released) ...... Mrs. Sanjana Malhotra
  23. Elaan (January 14, 2005) (Released) ...... Sonia
  24. Insan (January 14, 2005) (Released) ...... Meghna
  25. Aan - Men At Work (June 4, 2004) (Released) ...... Kiran
  26. Bardaasht (April 23, 2004) (Released) ...... Advocate Payal
  27. Masti (April 9, 2004) (Released) ...... Monica
  28. Khakee (January 23, 2004) (Released) ...... Dancer 'Aisa Jadoo' (Special Appearance)
  29. Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost (August 22, 2003) (Released) ...... Kesar
  30. Andaaz (May 23, 2003) (Released) ...... Kajal

Awards:

Winner: Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Female (2004)

Movie: Andaaz

Nominated: Stardust Award for Best Actress In An Ensemble Cast (2011)

Movie: Housefull

Nominated: Stardust Award for Best Actress (2010)

Movie: Billu

Nominated: Stardust Award for Best Actress In A Supporting Role (2008)

Movie: Jhoom Barabar Jhoom

Nominated: IIFA Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2008)

Movie: Jhoom Barabar Jhoom

Nominated: IIFA Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2006)

Movie: No Entry

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