- Lara Dutta
Pageant titleholder bio
Femina Miss India2000 Miss Universe 2000
birth = birth date and age|1978|4|16
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
eye color= Brown
hair color= Black
breast size= 34CC
Lara Dutta (born
April 16 1978) is an Indian actress, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassadorand the 2000 Miss Universe.
Dutta was born on April 16, 1978 in
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Her father is Wing Commander L.K. Dutta (retired) and her mother is Jennifer Puddi. She also has two older sisters, one of whom serves in the Indian Air Force and a well known younger sister. Famed composer and DJ Nitin Sawhneyis Dutta's cousin."Political Animal, Musical Genius, Healing potion - Nitin Sawhney" [http://sl2uk.com/content/nitinsawhney.shtml Available online] ] The Dutta family moved to Bangalorein 1981 where she completed high school from St.Francis Xavier Girl's High School. Lara graduated in economicswith a minor in communications from Bombay Universityat Bangalore. She was crowned Miss Universein 2000 which led to her appointment as a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassadorin 2001."UNFPA Goodwill Ambassadors" profile page, [http://www.unfpa.org/ambassadors/dutta.htm Available online] ]
Dutta won the annual Gladsrags modelling competition in her native India, thus winning the right to be the first Indian representative at the 1997
Miss Intercontinentalpageant, in which she took first place. Later, she was crowned Femina Miss India Universe and Miss Universein 2000.
At Miss Universe 2000 in
Cyprus, Dutta was the clear favourite ahead of fierce competition from Venezuela, Spain, USA and Canada. Her finalist interview score was the highest individual score in any category in the history of the Miss Universe contest, as her perfect interview saw a majority of the judges giving her the maximum 9.99 mark. After her final question, in which Dutta delivered a passionate defense of the Miss Universe contest (and other beauty pageants), she became the second Indian Miss Universe.
In the same year,
Priyanka Chopraand Diya Mirzawon their respective Miss World and Miss Asia Pacific titles which gave India a rare triple victory in the world of beauty pageants.
Dutta primarily signed up to do the Tamil film, "
Arasatchi" in 2002, but due to financial problems, it 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 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), " Kaal" (2005)," No Entry" (2005) and " Partner" (2007).
In 2006, she starred in the comedy, "
Bhagam Bhag" which did well at the box office. [cite web|title=boxofficeindia.com|work=Box office status for Bhagam Bhag|url=http://www.boxofficeindia.com/2006.htm|accessdate=26 July|accessyear=2007]
Dutta's first release of 2007 was
Shaad Ali's " Jhoom Barabar Jhoom". The film was a box office failure in India but did better overseas, especially in the U.K. [cite web|title=imdb.com|work=JBJ does better overseas|url=http://entertainment.oneindia.in/bollywood/news/jhoom-barabar-jhoom-190607.html|accessdate=26 July|accessyear=2007] She received mixed reviews for her performance in the film. Her latest release, "Partner" opened to a good response and became a hit. [cite web|title=boxofficeindia.com|work=Box office status for Partner|url=http://www.boxofficeindia.com/partnersensation.htm|accessdate=26 July|accessyear=2007]
Star Screen Award Most Promising Newcomer - Female, " Andaaz"
Filmfare Best Female Debut Award, "Andaaz" (joint winner with Priyanka Chopra)
Miss Universe Organization titleholders
Miss Universe=Lara Dutta
Miss Teen USA=
Big Four Pageants titleholders
Miss Universe=Lara Dutta
DATE OF BIRTH=
April 16, 1978
PLACE OF BIRTH=
DATE OF DEATH=
PLACE OF DEATH=
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Lara Dutta — Miss Universo 2000 en un evento realizado en el 2009 Nombre real Lara Dutta Nacimiento 16 de abril de 1978 (33 años) Ghaziabad … Wikipedia Español
Lara Dutta — Données clés Naissance 16 avril 1978 ( … Wikipédia en Français
Lara Dutta — (* 16. April 1978 in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh) ist eine indische Filmschauspielerin und Model. Sie zog 1981 mit ihrer Familie nach Bangalore, wo sie die St. Francis Xavier Girls’ High School und die Frank Anthony Public School besuchte.… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Lara (Vorname) — Lara ist ein weiblicher Vorname. Er entspricht sowohl der russischen Form von Laura, als auch einer Stammform von Larissa. Bekannt wurde er vor allem durch die Figur der „Larissa (Lara) Antipowa“ (dargestellt von Julie Christie) aus dem Spielfilm … Deutsch Wikipedia
Dutta (surname) — Dutta, also spelled Datta and Dutt (Assamese and Bengali: দত্ত), is an Indian family name and surname found amongst Bengali, Punjabi and Assamese Hindus. The name is derived from the word aditya, which means sun in Sanskrit. Contents 1… … Wikipedia
Lara (name) — Lara can be a given name or a surname in several languages. In Ukrainian, and Russian other languages, the given name is a short form for Larissa. In Hindi, the given name is a short form for Laranya, which means graceful. The Spanish surname… … Wikipedia
Lara (Name) — Lara ist ein weiblicher Vorname und in einigen, besonders spanischsprachigen Ländern auch als Familienname verbreitet. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft des Vornamens 2 Verbreitung 3 Namenstage 4 … Deutsch Wikipedia
Dutta — Datta (auch in den anglisierenden Schreibweisen Dutta und Dutt/Datt) ist ein indischer Familienname. Bengalische Duttas (দত্ত, datta) gehören dem Kayastha Clan an. Einige sind auch bengalische Vaid Brahmanen und benutzen im Allgemeinen… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Larra Dutta — Lara Dutta Cinéma indien Bollywood Kollywood Les films Les réalisateurs … Wikipédia en Français
Miss Intercontinental Pageant — Lara Dutta, Miss Intercontinental 1997 from India. Miss Intercontinental is an annual international beauty contest run by the World Beauty Organization that is located in Panama City, Panama . The contest was founded in 1973, in Aruba. The… … Wikipedia