Lara Dutta is an Indian actress, entrepreneur and the winner of the Miss Universe 2000 pageant. She was previously crowned as Miss Intercontinental 1997. In her career, she has primarily worked in Hindi films. She is the recipient of several accolades including a Filmfare Award. She established herself as one of the prominent leading ladies of the 2000s. Dutta made her acting debut with Andaaz (2003), which won her Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She went onto appear in commercially successful films including Masti (2004), No Entry (2005), Bhagam Bhag (2006), Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007), Partner (2007), Housefull (2010), Chalo Dilli (2011), Don 2 (2011) and Singh Is Bliing (2015). Dutta appeared in British TV series, Beecham House. She made her web debut in 2020 with Hundred. In 2021, she portrayed Indira Gandhi in Bell Bottom.