Lara Dutta


Lara Dutta

Lara Dutta was born on April 16, 1978 in Ghaziabad,Lara Dutta Uttar Pradesh, India. Her father is Wing Commander L.K. Dutta (retired) and British mother is Jennifer Puddi. The Dutta family moved to Bangalore in 1981 where she completed high school from St.Francis Xavier Girl's High 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 UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador in 2001. Dutta won the annual Gladsrags modeling 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 Miss Universe in 2000.

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.

Date of Birth (Birthday) : 16 April, 1978
Zodiac Sign :Aries
Height : 5' 8
Hair Color : Black
Birth Place : Ghaziabad U.P.

: Graduated in Economics

Marital Status : Single
Languages : Hindi, English
Hobbies : Sport enthusiast with rock climbing


  • Banda Yeh Bindaas Hai (2008)
  • Partner (2007)
  • Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007)
  • Bhagam Bhag (2006)
  • Fanaa (2006)
  • Zinda (2006)
  • Dosti: Friends Forever (2005)
  • Ek Ajnabee (2005)
  • No Entry (2005)
  • Kaal (2005)
  • Jurm (2005)
  • Elaan (2005)
  • Insan (2005)
  • Aan: Men at Work (2004)
  • Bardaasht (2004)
  • Masti (2004)
  • Khakee (2004)
  • Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost (2003)
  • Andaaz (2003)




Lara Dutta