Lara Dutta, (born April 16 1978) is an Indian actress, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and the 2000 Miss Universe.
Dutta was born on April 16, 1978, in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Her father is Wing Commander L.K. Dutta (retired) and mother is Jennifer Dutta. she also has 2 older sisters, one of whom serves in the Indian Air Force, and a well known younger sister. Famed composer and DJ Nitin Sawhney is all three sisters cousin. The Dutta family moved to Bangalore in 1981 where she completed high school from Frank Anthony Public School. Lara graduated in economics with a minor in communications from Bombay University at Bangalore. She was crowned Miss Universe in 2000 which led to her appointment as a ULFA Goodwill Ambassador in 2001.
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 Intercontinental pageant, in which she took first place. Later, she was crowned Femina Miss India Universe and ...
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Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (English: Dance Baby Dance) is a Bollywood film starring Abhishek Bachchan, Preity Zinta, Lara Dutta and Bobby Deol. It is directed by Shaad Ali. The film is produced by Aditya Chopra and Yash Chopra under Yash Raj Films. The film released on June 15, 2007.The film begins with a mysterious gypsy-like musician (Amitabh Bachchan) leading the crowds at Waterloo station in London in a dance to the title song.At the station, two strangers, Rikki Thukral (Abhishek Bachchan) and Alvira Khan (Preity Zinta), wait for their respective fiancés. Rikki is a fun-loving Punjabi boy from Bhatinda who lives in Southall, while Alvira is a middle class Pakistani girl from Lahore who is more assimilated into British culture. The two share a table in a cafe together and to kill the time they talk about how they met their partners-to-be.Rikki, handsome but primitive in the desi way, says that he met his fiancé, Anaida Raza (Lara Dutta), at the Hôtel Ritz Paris, the same night that ...,
Dosti: Friends Forever (Hindi: दोस्ती, Urdu: دوستی, translation: friendship) is a 2005 Hindi-Urdu romance film directed by Suneel Darshan and starring Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol, Lara Dutta and Kareena Kapoor.
In India, the film did below average business. But in the UK, the film was a blockbuster. It was such a surprise from a film that was expected to do average, but not so well. It turned out to be the highest grosser of Bollywood in 2005 in the UK. It grossed around £888,000!
No Entry is a Hindi comedy film released in 2005. It was directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Boney Kapoor. The films stars Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Fardeen Khan, Lara Dutta, Celina Jaitley, Esha Deol & Bipasha Basu. Sameera Reddy makes a special appearance.The film gained a lot of popularity and was the biggest hit of 2005. It was a great succes in India grossing almost Rs.44,84,00,000The music has been composed by Anu Malik....
Andaaz (Hindi: अन्दाज़, Urdu: اَنداز, translation: Style) is a Bollywood film which was released in May 2003. It starred Akshay Kumar, Miss World Priyanka Chopra, and Miss Universe Lara Dutta. It was produced by Suneel Darshan and directed by Raj Kanwar. Lara Dutta made her debut in this film.Raj (Akshay Kumar) and Kaajal (Lara Dutta) are inseparable childhood friends who have stood by each other throughout their lives. Raj's affection changes towards Kaajal and he falls in love with her. They both share a dream that Raj will join the air force and become a pilot. Raj soon becomes a pilot and asks Kaajal to marry him.Unfortunately, his proposal came late as she tells him that she has fallen in love with businessman Karan Singhania (Aman Verma). Raj, heartbroken, puts on a brave face for the wedding; but he cracks. He leaves his home to go to South Africa for a training programme.Raj comes across Jiya (Priyanka Chopra), a lively, beautiful young girl who is smitten by the officer. She...,
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