|Lara Dutta Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7½ in|
|Date of Birth||April 16, 1978|
Lara Dutta is an Indian actor, entrepreneur, model, and producer who gained popularity as the winner of the Miss Universe 2000 pageant. Previously crowned as Miss Intercontinental 1997, she has worked in a number of movies which include No Entry, Don 2, Chalo Dilli, Partner, Andaaz, Bhagam Bhag, Masti, Singh Is Bliing, Housefull, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost, Fanaa, Kaal, Welcome To New York, Azhar, and Do Knot Disturb.
Lara Dutta Bhupathi
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Lara Dutta attended St. Francis Xavier Girls’ High School and the Frank Anthony Public School in Bangalore. She then got enrolled at the University of Mumbai and graduated with a degree in economics and a minor in communications.
Actor, Entrepreneur, Model, Producer
- Father – Wing Commander L.K. Dutta (Retired)
- Mother – Jennifer Dutta
- Siblings – Sabrina Dutta (Older Sister) (Has served in the Indian Air Force), Cheryl Dutta (Younger Sister) (Has served in the Indian Air Force)
- Others – Nitin Sawhney (Cousin) (Musician, Producer, Composer, Former Comic Actor, DJ, Orchestral Composer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist), C.G. Krishna Bhupathi (Father-In-Law), Mira Bhupathi (Mother-In-Law), Kavita Bhupathi Chadda (Sister-In-Law) (Business Executive)
5 ft 7½ in or 171.5 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Lara Dutta has dated –
- Derek Jeter (2000-2001) – In May 2000, she started dating American former professional baseball shortstop, businessman, and baseball executive Derek Jeter but the duo separated the following year in May.
- Tiger Woods (2001) – It was RUMORed that she had an encounter with American professional golfer Tiger Woods in May 2001.
- Kelly Dorji – Lara was in a relationship with Bhutanese actor, model, and artist Kelly Dorji for 9 years.
- Dino Morea (2008-2009) – She had a short-termed romance with actor and former model Dino Morea from February 2008 to June 2009.
- Mahesh Bhupathi (2009-Present) – In July 2009, she began going out with professional tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi and they got engaged in September 2010. On February 16, 2011, they married in a civil ceremony in Bandra and followed it with a ceremony on February 20, 2011, at Sunset Point in Goa. Dutta confirmed on August 1, 2011, that she was pregnant with their first child and their daughter, Saira Bhupathi, was born on January 20, 2012.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Asian and White)
Lara Dutta is of Punjabi (Indian) descent on her father’s side and has Scottish, Swedish, German, and English ancestry on her mother’s side.
She has been cast in commercials for Hero Honda, Kellogg’s Special K, etc.
Lara Dutta Facts
- In 2003, she made her theatrical film debut as Kajal Singhania/Kajal Raj Malhotra in the Hindi-language romantic musical film, Andaaz, in which she co-starred alongside Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra. For this role, Lara Dutta won the Filmfare Award for “Best Female Debut” (joint winner with Priyanka Chopra) and Star Screen Award for “Most Promising Newcomer – Female”.
- In 2019, she was cast as Begum Samru in the British historical period drama television series, Beecham House, set in 1795.
- Lara Dutta appeared as ACP Saumya Shukla, an ambitious ACP who wants to be like James Bond but ends up being treated as “Downgraded Cop” by her department, in the action-comedy series titled Hundred in 2020.
- She has been cast as the former prime minister Indira Gandhi in the Hindi-language spy thriller film, Bell Bottom.
- Lara is well-versed in English and Hindi and can also speak Punjabi and Kannada.
- She has also served as a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador.
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