Divya Dutta Wiki, Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend and More about Bollywood Actress and Model Divya Dutta.
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Who is Divya Dutta ?
Divya Dutta is an Indian film actress and model. She has appeared in Bollywood and Punjabi cinema, and also in Malayalam and English films.
Dutta debuted in Hindi cinema in 1994 with the film Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna, which she followed up with a lead role in the 1995 drama Veergati and a string of supporting roles. She then garnered attention for playing the lead role of Zainab, a Muslim wife separated from her Sikh husband, in the 1999 Punjabi film Shaheed-e-Mohabbat Boota Singh, set against the backdrop of the 1947 Partition of India.
The movie was a surprise hit, and Dutta subsequently continued to act in supporting roles. In 2004, Dutta garnered widespread critical acclaim for her role as Shabbo in the romantic drama Veer-Zaara and earned best supporting actress nominations at several awards ceremonies, including Filmfare. She subsequently received recognition for her role in the 2008 comedy film Welcome to Sajjanpur, and received the IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Jalebi in the 2009 drama film Delhi-6.
Divya Dutta continued to establish herself with character roles in the 2011 film Stanley Ka Dabba and the 2012 drama Heroine. In 2013, she received attention for her performances in Gippi and the biographical sports drama film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, in which she played Ishri Kaur, the sister of Milkha Singh. For her role in the latter, she received several awards and nominations, including her second IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress.
To date, she has acted in more than sixty feature films, including two international productions. In television, she played Purnima Banerjee in the serial Samvidhaan (2014). For her role in the social drama Irada (2017), Dutta was awarded the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. Dutta’s debut performance in short films was Plus Minus, winner in the Most Popular Short Film category at the 2019 Filmfare awards, written and directed by Jyoti Kapur Das.
Divya Dutta Wiki / Bio
|Real Name||Divya Dutta|
|Profession||Actress, Writer and Model|
|Date of Birth||25 September 1977|
|Age||[how-old-am-i on=”post” bday=”1977-09-25″]|
|Birth Place||Ludhiana, Punjab, India|
|Home Town||Ludhiana, Punjab, India|
|Family||Mother : Late Dr. Nalini Dutta
Father : Name Not Known (Deceased)
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Rahul Dutta (Doctor)
Husband : Not Available
|Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Divya has completed her primary and secondary education at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Ludhiana. She loves to write. She used to write for the Hindustan Times and the Express Tribune. When she was a child, she was good at studying hers. Divya received Rs. 100 for doing a TV drama as the first salary, when she was in school.
Divya started her career as a model. She modeled for many television commercials. She made her acting debut in Punjabi with the 1999 film Shaheed-e-Mohabbat, which was a huge hit at the box office. In 2013, she gained popularity for her performances in Gippi and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. She was highly regarded for her Hollywood movie The Last Year. She is mainly seen playing supporting but significant roles. She has worked in more than 60 roles in Hindi movies. Divya has received numerous awards. She won the IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag in 2014.
Dutta was born on September 25, 1977 in Ludhiana, Punjab. Her mother, Nalini Dutta, is a government official and doctor who raised Dutta and her brother single-handedly after the death of her husband when Dutta was seven years old. Dutta described her as “fearless and professional” and a “fun home mom”. She was inspired by her mother for the role of her single mother, Pappi in the 2013 drama film Gippi. She and her brother compiled a collection of poems from her mother and published them as a gift for her. Dutta’s maternal uncle is film director and producer Deepak Bahry.
When Dutta was young, the Punjab insurgency began and Dutta described herself as hiding behind her mother’s dupatta “praying that no one shoots us.”  Dutta was educated at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Ludhiana.
Before venturing into film, she modeled for regional television commercials in her home state of Punjab. In 2001, she appeared in the music video “Romeo” by the music duo Basement Jaxx, from London, England.
Dutta made her film debut in 1994 with the film Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna. To this she went on to play the supporting role of Bindiya in the 1995 film Surakshaa, alongside Suniel Shetty, Aditya Pancholi, Saif Ali Khan and Sheeba. The film performed very well in foreign markets, especially in Norway and Sweden. The same year, Dutta landed her first starring role alongside Salman Khan in the 1995 drama film Veergati, playing the role of Sandhya. However, the film became a box office failure.
The following year, Dutta played supporting roles in three releases: Agni Sakshi alongside Jackie Shroff, Nana Patekar and Manisha Koirala, Chhote Sarkar alongside Govinda and Shilpa Shetty, and Ram Aur Shyam. In 1997, she played small roles in Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat, alongside Rani Mukerji, as Sharda’s sister and in Daava as Deepa, alongside Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon.
Dutta had four premieres in 1998, playing small roles in Gharwali Baharwali and Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, but appearing as the female lead, Milli, in the film Iski Topi Uske Sarr. However, her performance was criticized as “stiff“. She also played the role of a prostitute in Pamela Rooks’ drama Train to Pakistan set during the time of the partition of India in 1947.
Physical Stats and More
|Height||5′ 4″ Feet|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hobbies||Travelling and Reading|
Some Facts About Divya Dutta
- Divya Dutta was born and bought up in Ludhiana, Punjab.
- She had a crush on Aamir Khan after watching the movie named Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak.
- She was nominated for National Film Award in category of Best Supporting Actress for Irada in 2018 and Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for Veer-Zaara in 2005.
- Divya likes to eat Aaloo Tikki, Dal Rice and Punjabi Cuisine.
- She is active in most of the social media platforms.
- Her favourite colour is Red.
- Her closest friends are Juhi Chawla, Rajat Kapoor and Sonali Bendre.
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