Bollywood beauty Lara Dutta
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. Lara has two sisters, one of whom serves in the Indian Air Force, and is the cousin of Nitin Sawhney.In 1981 the Dutta family re-located to Bangalore, where Lara was enrolled in St. Francis Xavier Girls' High School where she studied till her 10th and later did her 11th and 12th at the Frank Anthony Public School. After graduating from school, she then went on to earn a degree in Economics from Bombay University.
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Date of Birth April 16, 1978
Star Sign Aries
She was interested in modeling and at the age of 16, she moved to Mumbai to realize her dream. There she became a successful print and ramp models. She was then selected for Gladrags' annual modeling competition and she won the contest. She then got the opportunity to participate in 1997 Miss Intercontinental pageant, and she won the contest there too.
She is fluent in both Hindi and English.In 1997 Lara enrolled and subsequently won the Miss Gladrags competition, leading her to represent India at the Miss Intercontinental, and thereafter being crowned Miss Universe in 2000 in Cyprus, making her the second Indian to win this prestigious award.
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, and she subsequently won the best female debut award from Femina.
Thereafter, most of her movies failed to make a mark at the box office, however, she did become popular and a household name. Some of the movies she is remembered for are 'Masti', 'No Entry, and 'Kaal'.
She is also known for her sense of humor, and a talent for writing. She has now announced that she will writing scripts, and hopes that one day someone from Bollywood will make flicks out of them.
Lara Dutta is a beauty with brains.This was demonstrated when she scored the highest possible marks in the history of the Miss Universe Contest. After this she was crowned Miss Universe 2000, making history as not only the most beautiful but also the most intelligent young woman to wear this crown in the history of Miss Universe.
she was offered many modeling assignments and ad campaigns for [products like Synergie, Ceat, Coke and Sprite which made her popular.
She dumped her boyfriend of seven years, model Kelly Dorji. She was also said to be dating New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. In 2009, Lara broke up with Dino Morea and there might be something brewing between her and tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi.
"I have always been a supporter of exercise to lose weight, but the first step is to eat right. So start by eating right and then add an exercise regime to your routine and see the difference.
"I'm always on the move, but still I don't miss on my meals, especially my breakfast, and I exercise five days a week. Eating right is also important because in this day and age of stress, one needs to have energy to face everything," said the 32-year-old actress.