Lara Dutta is a renowned actress from the Bollywood film industry. Prior to becoming popular as an actress, Lara Dutta was renowned as the winner of the 2000 Miss Universe title. Lara Dutta is a very popular model and one of the most stylish celebrities in the country.
Apart from acting in Bollywood Hindi movies, Lara Dutta is also renowned for her performance in the Tamil film industry as well.
About Lara Dutta
|Real Name||Lara Dutta Bhupathi|
|Nickname||Khoti (called by her father)|
|Date of Birth||16th April 1978|
|Age (as of October 2018)||40 years|
|Place of Birth||Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh)|
|Education||Degree in Economics from University of Mumbai|
|Height||5 ft 8"
(173 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Father||L K Dutta
(retired Indian Army)
(Indian Tennis Player)
|Net Worth ||INR 58,00,00,000
(USD 8 Million)
|Famous for||Andaaz, Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost (2003), Masti, Bardaasht, Arasatchi, Aan: Men At Work (2004), Insan, Elan, Kaal, Jurm, No Entry (2005), Zinda, Bhagam Bhaag (2006), Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Partner (2007), Jumbo (2008), Billu, Do Knot Disturb, Blue (2009), Housefull (2010), Chalo Dilli, Don-2 (2011), David, David (2013), Singh Is Bliing (2015), Azhar (2016), Welcome To New York (2018)|
|First Movie||Andaaz (2003)|
|Salary (per film)||INR 3,00,00,000
|Favorite Food||South Indian cuisine, Rajma-Rice and Tiramisu|
|Favorite Actors||Sanjeev Kumar, Nana Patekar and Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Actresses||Vyjayanthimala and Madhuri Dixit|
|Hobbies||Writing, cooking, doing yoga and adventure sports|
Lara Dutta is not only renowned as being a commercially successful Bollywood actress, but is also renowned for being highly involved in numerous social and humanitarian causes, as well as for being a huge star for stage shows and as a reality TV show judge too.
Lara Dutta’s age is around 40 years as Lara Dutta was born on the 16th of April, 1978 in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Lara Dutta’s height is an impressive 5 ft 8 inches (173 cm) while Lara Dutta’s weight is around 65 kg (143 lbs). In her spare time, Lara Dutta loves to write, cook, do yoga or take part in adventure sports, such as white-water rafting, bungee jumping and para-gliding, as part of her hobbies.
Lara Dutta’s father is, L K Dutta, a retired officer from the Indian Army, while Lara Dutta’s mother is Jennifer Dutta. Although Lara Dutta does not have any brothers, Lara Dutta’s elder sister is Sabrina Dutta, an officer in the Indian Air Force, and younger sister, Cheryl Dutta. Earlier, Lara Dutta’s boyfriends included actor and model, Kelly Dorjee, Derek Jeter, the American professional baseball player, then international golfing superstar, Tiger Woods and and model-turned actor, Dino Morea. However, Lara Dutta’s husband is professional Indian tennis player, Mahish Bhupathi, whom she married in February of 2011. Lara Dutta and her husband Mahesh Bhupathi have a lovely daughter, Saira Bhupathi.
As for her commercial success, Lara Dutta’s salary per film is around INR 3 crores (USD 408,000). Along with her movie income, the numerous brand endorsement deals and stage appearances combine together to make Lara Dutta’s net worth around INR 58 crores (USD 8 Million).
Talking about her talent as a movie actress, Lara Dutta is the winner of several acting awards and accolades besides having had numerous award nominations to her credit also.
The list of Lara Dutta’s award-wins began when Lara Dutta won the Filmfare Best Female Debut award and the Star Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Female for her excellent first role in ‘Andaaz’ (2004), besides having the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards’ Star Debut award nomination and the Zee Cine Awards’ Best Female Debut award nomination for her debut film.
Next, Lara Dutta won the Stardust Awards’ Exciting New Face award for her performance in ‘Khakee’ (2005). Most recently, Lara Dutta was the winner of the Lux Golden Rose Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, for her excellent acting in ‘Azhar’ (2016).
Apart from winning these prestigious awards, Lara Dutta has also had 12 award nominations to her name as well.
Besides winning these acting awards, Lara Dutta is also the recipient of the 2008 Rajiv Gandhi Award for Contribution to Film and Cinema, the 2012 FICCI Young Achievers Award and the L’Oreal Femina Women Awards’ Face of a Cause award as well.
Interesting Facts About Lara Dutta
- Although Lara Dutta does not smoke we do not know whether she drinks alcohol.
- Lara Dutta became the 2nd Indian woman (after Sushmita Sen) to have been crowned the Miss Universe title.
- Lara Dutta was made the ambassador of the UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund), in 2001, at the age of only 23 years.
- Lara Dutta was offered roles in the Hollywood cult super hit ‘The Matrix Reloaded’ (2003) and its sequel, ‘The Matrix Revolutions’ (2003), however, she refused the roles as these were not considered significant enough by her.
- Lara Dutta can fluently communicate in not only English and Hindi but also in Punjabi, Kannada and French as well.
- Lara Dutta is also the owner of the production house ‘Bheegi Basanti Productions’.
- Lara Dutta also owns ‘ARIAS’ the popular skin-care brand.