Lara Dutta

Lara Dutta Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 16, 2023

Date of Birth

16 / April / 1978


46 Years



Lara Dutta was born on 16 April 1978. She is an Indian model, actress, and queen of Indian beauty who was named Miss Intercontinental 1997 and Miss Universe 2000. She was the 2nd Indian woman to win the title of Miss Universe and was the only Indian delegate to take it home. The crown has been awarded since. Most famous for her performances in Hindi films but she also has appeared in Tamil films.

Lara Dutta Age, Height, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Following her reign as Miss Universe, she began getting requests for roles in films. Dutta was able to make her Bollywood debut in 2003 with the box-office romance Andaaz which was awarded an award called the Filmfare Award for the most beautiful woman first prize. Dutta was later seen and gained recognition in several commercially successful films.


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Cheryl Dutta Lara Dutta Sister

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Cheryl Dutta Lara Dutta’s Sister

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Mahesh Bhupathi Lara Dutta Husband

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Saira Bhupathi Lara Dutta Daughter

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Kelly Dorjee Lara Dutta’s Boyfriend

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Lara Dutta’s Childhood Pic

Childhood and Early Life

Lara Dutta was born on 16th April 1978 in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Her father is Wing Commander L.K. Dutta currently retired as is her mom, Jennifer Pudding. She was the eldest of three daughters. She also has two sisters older than her, the latter of which is a member of the Indian Air Force.

DJ Nitin Sawhney, the famous composer has a cousin. Dutta relocated to Bangalore with her family in 1981. In Bangalore, she began attending St. Francis Xavier Girl’s High School. There, she completed her education.

Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification Degree in economics and a minor in communications
School St. Francis Xavier Girls’ High School, Bengaluru
Frank Anthony Public School, Bengaluru
College / University University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Others Not Known

Personal Life

Lara Dutta is a trained Bharatnatyam and Kathak dancer. She is a lover of reading and is also fond of writing a lot. In addition, she is an avid fan of adventure sports. This is why she creates all her stunts whether they’re for advertisements or films. Dutta is a resident of Mumbai however she spends time with her family members in Bangalore whenever she has time to visit them.


Lara Dutta entered the world of Bollywood with the film “Andaz” (2003) and in it, she was one of two female leads, the other of them is Priyanka Chopra. The film proved successful and earned her the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award that she was a part of with Chopra.

Although Dutta had made a Tamil film called ‘Arasatchi earlier in 2002, financial difficulties caused it to be released at the end of 2004. The year 2004 was the first time she appeared in ‘Masti’that proved to be an instant box-office hit following the film ‘Bardaasht’, “Aan Women at Work’ and a performance on the show “Khakee,”.

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Film Roles Year
Aan: Men at Work Kiran 2004
Alag   2006
Andaaz Kajal 2003
Arasatchi Lara 2004
Azhar Meera Verma 2016
Bardaasht Advocate Payal 2004
Bell Bottom Indira Gandhi 2021
Bhagam Bhag Munni/Nisha/Aditi 2006
Billu Barber Bindiya Rao Pardesi 2009
Blue Mona 2009
Chalo Dilli Mihika Banerjee 2011
David Neelam 2013
David Gayathri 2013
Do Knot Disturb Dolly 2009
Don 2 Ayesha 2001
Dosti: Friends Forever Kajal Sharma 2005
Elaan Sonia 2005
Fanaa Zeenat 2006
Fitoor Leena Becker 2016
Housefull Hetal Patel 2010
Insan Meghna 2005
Ishq-e-Nadaan TBA TBA
Jhoom Barabar Jhoom Anaida Raza/Laila 2007
Jumbo Sonia 2008
Jurm Sanjana Malhotra 2005
Kaal Ishika Malhotra 2005
Khakee   2004
Masti Monica Mehta 2004
Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost Kesar 2003
No Entry Kaajal 2005
Om Shanti Om Herself 2007
Partner Naina 2007
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Herself 2008
Singh Is Bliing Emily 2015
Welcome To New York Sophia 2018
Zinda Jenny Singh 2006

Web Series

Title Role Year
Hundred ACP Saumya Shukla 2020
Hiccups and Hookups Vasudha 2021
Kaun Banega Shikharwati Rajkumari Devyani 2022


Title Roles Year
Beecham House Begum Samru 2019

Awards and Nominations

Award Film Year
Filmfare Awards Andaaz 2004
IIFA Awards 2004
Screen Awards 2004
Zee Cine Awards 2004
Stardust Awards Khakee 2005
IIFA Awards No Entry 2006
Zee Cine Awards Jhoom Barabar Jhoom 2008
Stardust Awards 2008
Rajiv Gandhi Awards   2008
Stardust Awards Billu 2009
Zee Cine Awards Housefull 2011
Stardust Awards 2011
Chalo Dilli 2012
BIG Star Entertainment Awards Singh Is Bliing 2015
Invertis University   2021
IIFA Awards Bell Bottom 2022

Lara Dutta 2000

Lara Dutta (born 16 April 1978) is an Indian actress businesswoman, entrepreneur, and finalist in Miss Universe 2000. Miss Universe 2000 pageant.

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Lara Dutta’s Net Worth

The actress is estimated to have earnings of around $10 million and according to reports in the media she is charged between $2-$3 million per film. Her net worth is estimated to be around Rs. 53 crores ($10 million) Her salary per film is around Rs. 6-7 crores.

Favourite Things

Favourite Food(s) Rajma chawal, South Indian cuisine, Tiramisu
Favourite Actor(s) Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjeev Kumar, Nana Patekar
Favorite Actresses Madhuri Dixit, Vyjayanthimala
Favourite Film(s) Bollywood- Sholay, 1942 – A Love Story
Hollywood- Gone with the Wind
Favourite Colour(s) Black, Brown
Favourite Perfume(s) Thierry Mugler Angel, Tom Ford Black Orchid, Heaven Scent
Favorite Hotel Hotel Imperiale in Rome
Favourite Destination(s) Goa, Italy

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Body Measurements Waist: 24 Inches
Hips: 36 Inches
Birth Place Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh India
Children Daughter: Saira Bhupathi
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 173 CM
Height In Meter 1.73 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: L.K. Dutta
Mother: Jennifer Dutta
Profession Actress
Siblings Sisters: Sabrina Dutta, Cheryl Dutta
Spous Mahesh Bhupathi
Weight 65 Kg
143 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Aries


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