Stunning Bangalore girl Lara Dutta won the title of Miss Universe 2000. Lara Dutta, a former beauty queen, made her Bollywood debut with 2003’s Andaaz. She has featured in films such as Masti,,Kaal, No Entry, Bhagam Bhag, Partner, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Housefull, Billu and Singh Is Bliing. She was last seen in the 2016 film Azhar, starring Emraan Hashmi, Prachi Desai and Nargis Fakhri.
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. In 1981 the Dutta family re-located to Bangalore,
Lara Dutta Education
Dutta 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. 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 prestige award.
Lara Dutta Carrier
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. Dutta’s win led to her appointment as a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador in 2001 Thereafter, most of her movies failed to make a mark at the box office, however, she did become popular name. Some of the movies she is remembered for are ‘Masti’, ‘No Entry, ‘Kaal’, ‘Partner’, Hey Baby’ amongst others. 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.
Larra Dutta merraige
Actress Lara Dutta, married tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi, 43, in February, 2011. Their daughter Saira was born next year in January. In the same year, Priyanka Chopra and Dia Mirza won their respective Miss World and Miss Asia Pacific titles which gave India a rare triple victory in the world of beauty pageants She signed up for the Tamil film, Arasatchi in 2002, but due to financial problems, it was only released in mid-2004. 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. She then went on to appearing in Bardaasht, which failed to do well at the box office. Her next release Aan: Men at Work was also a flop in India. Insan, Elaan and Jurm also ended up failing to do well at the box office. She later appeared in Masti.
Kaun Banega Crorepati (season 2)
In 2005, Sania Mirza and Dutta both participated in Kaun Banega Crorepati (season 2) on 13 November 2005 In 2005, Dutta appeared in Kaal, which was a moderate success at the box office. Dutta then appeared in 2005’s biggest hit, No Entry opposite actors Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan, Fardeen Khan, Bipasha Basu, Esha Deol and Celina Jaitley. She next appeared in Dosti: Friends Forever which was only an average grosser in India, however became the biggest hit of the year ..
Lara Dutta “Blockbuster”
Dutta release, Partner became a “Blockbuster” in India and became the third biggest grosser of the year..Dutta made a special appearance in Om Shanti Om. In 2008, Dutta lent her voice for the animated film, Jumbo. However, the film failed to do well at the box office. She made a special appearance in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. Her 2009 release, Blue, was one of the most expensive movies of Indian cinema. Dutta had initially walked away from the project because the movie was entirely shot in the ocean and she did not know how to swim.
Lara Swimming Training
However the male protagonist Akshay Kumar encouraged her in learning how to swim and she immediately started training with a special coach. Blue was released on 16 October 2009. She stated that “The moment I got to know of it, I called Akshay and told him that I wouldn’t be able to accept the assignment. He knew the reason behind my decision. Not many people are aware that I had almost drowned while shooting for Andaaz, Akshay had rescued me. When I reminded him I couldn’t swim, he told me to forget my phobia and learn swimming pronto,” said Dutta. “Today, I feel Blue has not merely made me overcome my phobias, but has also taught me something that will stay with me for the rest of my life.
“About Priyanka Chopra”
” About Priyanka Chopra: “We’ve never claimed to be best friends. We’ve had our ups and downs, after all, we’re competitors in the same field. But I’d hate to have an attitude towards her. I think Priyanka is very talented but I don’t think we’re up for the same slot. she thoughts on the smoking ban in Indian cinema: “If I am stylish and smoke on big screen, then youngsters of our country are bound to follow that. I have not yet got one good reason why people smoke in life.
Lara Dutta as Producer
In 2011, her first movie as a producer, Chalo Dilli was released. The film was a decent success, as it was made on a modest budget of 50 million. Moreover, Dutta’s performance in the film was praised by prominent critics…..She did an item number and had an extended special appearance in the movie Don 2 and the film was a major success especially Lara’s item number. Lara’s Instagram feed has some very nice pictures of her family, especially of her outings with Saira. Tennis legend Mahesh Bhupathi and former Miss Universe Lara Dutta’s daughter Saira seems to have inherited the best of the worlds of glamour and sport as she is blessed with personal tennis lessons from her father in person. While some times Saira is spotted by the paparazzi with her mother Lara outside restaurants and movie dates, Saira was seen honing her tennis skills in the company of her father Mahesh at a tennis academy