Lara Dutta is one of the most gifted actresses in Bollywood. She is the ideal combination of beauty with brains. Lara stared her career as a model and then later ventured into films after wining the prestigious Miss Universe title in 2000.Dutta was born in a Punjabi family. Her father is Wing Commander L.K. Dutta (retired) and her mother is of Scottish origin. She completed high school from St.Francis Xavier Girls` High School and graduated in Economics with a minor in communications from University of MumbaiLara had a successful career as a model she won the esteemed Gladsrags modeling competition later; she was crowned Femina Miss India Universe and Miss Universe in 2000.She made her Hindi film debut in 2003 with ‘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 were mildly successful. Her Major hits include ‘Masti’ (2004), ‘No Entry’ (2005), ‘Partner’ (2007) and ‘House Full’ (film) (2010).She also acted in ‘Blue’ which is one of the most expensive movies of Indian cinema Her latest movie ‘House Full’ was also a hit across India. The fourth coming films of Lara includes ‘Aur Devdas’ and ‘Don 2 ‘opposite Shah Rukh Khan.