Dhupia has portrayed bold avatars in films like 'Julie' and 'Ek Chalis Ki Last Local' and 'Raat Gayi Baat Gayi?'. 'Rush'.
"People say that it must be easy for me to play someone who is ultra glam. However, the hardest part is to seduce on screen. You have to pretend it but make it look real for the audience. It is ironical," says Dhupia.
Neha was born in the Punjabi-speaking Dhupia family in Cochin, India, on August 27, 1980, and as is customary with most Punjabi and Sikh families - she was nicknamed 'Chotu'. Her dad is an Officer in the Indian Navy, Pradip Singh Dhupia; her mom, Manpinder, is a homemaker, and she has a brother, Hardeep, who works with Jet Airways.
She started her career as an actress in 'Rajdhani' a TV serial during the year 1999. Since then she has appeared in a number of TV advertisements, ramp shows, as well as two music videos.
She made her debut on the tinsel screen during 1997 with 'Jab Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya'. Then during the year 2003 she appeared in two Telugu movies, before making her first major appearance in a Bollywood flick 'Qayamat: City Under Threat' also during the same year.
The sizzling Neha was Femina Miss India Universe 2002. Thereafter, she was directed to Miss Universe 2002 pageant held in Puerto Rico. There she secured a place in top 10.
The former beauty queen was also MTV Most Wanted and Margo Miss Beautiful Skin.
She has given her face for Reebok, Mitsubishi Lancer, Wagon R, Airtel, National, Maxim magazine.
The bold Neha did an Indo-Japanese film Nattu Odoru Ninja Densetsu as leading lady.
She featured in an Indi pop music video for Euphoria.
She appeared in a TV serial Rajdhani.
Chotu aka Neha Dhupia is very well attached with Concern India Foundation which supports children, elderly and lower income women.
She even assisted to raise over 5 lakh by running in Mumbai Marathon. Neha Dhupia also raised money for earthquake victims of 2011 Sikkim.
Awards: The sultry Neha Dhupia has not yet put any awards in her kitty. But she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress Award for Raat Gayi Baat Gayi (2009).