Lara Dutta, made the whole country proud when she bagged the title of Miss Universe in 2000, and mesmerized people with her sheer beauty and brains. The world turned towards India and were amazed by Lara Dutta's achievements.
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As soon as the actress won the Miss Universe title in 2000, film-makers started making a beeline to cast Lara in their movies. In the year 2003, Lara Dutta debuted in Bollywood through the movie Andaaz and starred alongside Akshay Kumar. Andaaz also starred Priyanka Chopra as a debutant, and the film ended up being a major success, and was the highest grossing film in 2003.
The movie Andaaz, received five nominations for Filmfare Awards and Lara Dutta & Priyanka Chopra, bagged the best 'Filmfare Award for Female Debut' category. The road was bright and clear for Lara Dutta in Bollywood.
Priyanka Chopra, brought back the golden memories of winning the award for Female Debut category for Andaaz, and posted the winning moment clip on her Twitter account. Lara Dutta, retweeted PeeCee's clip celebrating the duo's debut success.
Lara Dutta, did not disappoint the audiences and delivered several hit movies throughout her career such as Masti, Kaal, No Entry, Bhagam Bhag, Partner and Housefull. The actress, had several films which tanked at the box office too. However, the momentum of hit movies and flop movies were equally balanced by the lovely Lara Dutta.
The stunning Lara Dutta, is married to Tennis legend Mahesh Bhupati and the couple is blessed with a baby girl named, Saira, who is four years old. Lara, was last seen in the movie Fitoor and Azhar, and the actress has not signed any other movie yet.