Lara Dutta was the winner of the Femina Miss India title in 2000. She also won the Gladrags Mega model India 1995, Miss Intercontinental 1997 and Miss Universe 2000. Currently, she is an Indian actress, entrepreneur and the wife of Indian tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi. Her debut film was Andaaz, with which she was awarded the film fare award for the best female debut. Her other successful films include Masti, No Entry, Bhagam Bhag, Partner, Housefull, Don 2 etc.
The talented actress Lara Dutta was crowned Miss India Universe in 2000 while Priyanka was the first runner-up and Dia Mirza won Miss India Asia Pacific title.
Lara dutta ,the dusky beauty who was also crowned miss intercontinental in 1997.She had a short career in bollywood as an actress and later turned into producer with movies like challo dilli.In her career she worked with almost all the top actors of bollywood.
In 2000, Lara Dutta was crowned Miss India Universe.Lara Dutta is an Indian actress she was born on16 April 1978 ,Ghaziabad.She was lead actress in many Bollywood movie like partner.bhagam bhag.housefull,Don2 but the real achievement of lara dutta was winning miss india universe.
The 49th Miss Universe Pageant was held on 12 May 2000 at Nicosia, Cyprus. In the pageant, 79 contestants participated and competed with each other for the crown and to be titled as Miss Universe Pageant. An India contestant, Lara Dutta was crowned to be the 49th Miss Universe in 2000 and was crowned by her successors who were titled as Miss Universe before her. It was a great time for the Indian people as it was the second time when an Indian was titled as Miss Universe