Former Miss India Universe, Lara Dutta turns 35 today. Born to Wing Commander L.K. Dutta (retired) and an Anglo-Indian mother Jennifer, Lara has two sisters, Sabrina, who serves in the Indian Air Force and younger sister Cheryl. Here's a look at some of her cherished moments. (PTI)
Her family moved to Bangalore in 1981 where she completed high school from St.Francis Xavier Girls' High School and Frank Anthony Public School. Lara Dutta graduated in economics with a minor in communications from the University of Mumbai. She was crowned Femina Miss India Universe in 2000. (Express archive photo)
In September 2010, Lara Dutta announced her engagement with Tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi. (Express archive photo)
Lara and Mahesh tied the knot on February 16 at a civil ceremony in Bandra and later followed it by a Christian ceremony on 20 February 2011 in Goa. (Express archive photo)
On August 1, 2011, Lara Dutta confirmed that she is pregnant with their first child.
Mahesh Bhupathi with his daughter Saira at the Aircel Chennai Open 2013. (PTI)
Lara Dutta made her Bollywood debut opposite Akshay Kumar in Andaaz that won her Filmfare's Best Female Debut Award. With films like No Entry, Partner, Housefull she has enjoyed a fairly successful stint in the film industry.
Lara seen with her father-in-law Krishna Bhupathi and daughter Saira. (PTI)
Lara, who was last seen in Shashant Shah's Chalo Dilli, will be seen in No Entry sequel No Entry Mein Entry. Here's wishing Lara a very Happy Birthday. (Express archive photo)