Today he is successful producer, a home maker, mother and an actor to recon with.
Her journey in the glamour world began in the year 2000, when she was crowned Miss India along with Priyanka Chopra and Dia Mirza.
Sharing a photograph of the trio with crowns placed on their heads, Priyanka tweeted: “Haaaappy Birthday to an amazing woman. Always and forever a queen, Lara Dutta.” wrote Priyanka Chopra on her Twitter account.
On the other hand, Dia Mirza to wished Lara and wrote, “Happy Happy Happy Birthday beautiful, generous, graceful soul! I love you have a great day! Lara Dutta.”
Lara Dutta kick started her Bollywood journey with the the year 2003 with Andaaz, along with Priyanka Chopra. The film was not only a huge Box Office success, but she also won the Filmfare Award for the Best Female Debut along with Priyanka.
Lara Dutta, thirty seven, got married to Mahesh Bhupathi in the year 2011 and together they have a daughter, Saira Bhupathi.
Professionally, Lara has been part of films Andaz, Partner, No Entry, Kaal, Masti, Housefull, Don 2, Bhagam Bhaag and many more.
Apart from working in Bollywood as an actor, Lara even started her own production house called Bheegi Basanti Productions. The first release of the production was Chalo Delhi.
She is currently busy with two films; Akshay Kumar starrer Singh Is Bling and Aditya Roy Kapur and Katrina Kaif starrer Fitoor.
“For three years I was extremely selective about the kind of work I wanted to do and most importantly, Saira is my priority. However, now that Saira has grown a little I get three hours in a day to myself, so I am taking up work though it’s a small start.” states a beaming mother.
Here’s wishing this talented actress all the very best for a great year ahead.