October 15, 2008
Neha Dhupia (Hindi: ), born on August 27, 1980 in Cochin, is an Indian model, actress and former Femina Miss India 2002.
Early lifeNeha was born to Commander Pradip Singh Dhupia, who is in the Indian Navy and mother Manpinder. She has a brother, Hardeep. Born in Cochin, Neha went to Naval Public School, Cochin, then transferred to Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi and completed her Graduation in History (Hons)from Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi. Neha started her career with a TV serial Rajdhani at the age of 19.
Beauty Contest WinnerNeha was crowned Miss India Universe in 2002 and competed at Miss Universe 2002, finishing in the top ten.
Acting careerBollywood films with Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003) which was a success at the box office. She rose to popularity with her bold role in the film Julie which gave her the status of a sex symbol. She followed up her success with the dual role of twin sisters in Sheesha (2005) which did not do well at the box office. She has continued to appear in films such as Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005) and Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007) which did well at the box office and recently appeared in a segment of the anthology film Dus Kahaniyaan (2007).
FilmographyYear Film Role Other notes1997Pyaar kiya to darna kyaSweety 2000Nattu Odoru! Ninja DensetsuMeenaJapanese2003Ninney Ishta Paddaanu Telugu2003Qayamat: City Under ThreatSapna 2003Miss India: The Mystery 2004JulieJulie 2004Rakht: What If You Can See the FutureRhea 2005SiskiyaanAyesha Sheikh 2005SheeshaSia/Ria 2005Kyaa Kool Hai HumDr. Rekha 2005Garam MasalaMaggiSpecial Appearance2006Fight Club - Members OnlyKomalSpecial Appearance2006Teesri AankhSapna 2006Chup Chup KeMeenakshi 2006UtthaanKiran Talreja 2007Delhii HeightsSuhana 2007Ek Chalis Ki Last LocalMadhu 2007Shootout at LokhandwalaRohini 2007Heyy Babyy Special Appearance in title song2007One way Ticket London Train Special Appearance in title song2007Dus Kahaniyaan 2008MithyaSonam 2008Rama Rama Kya Hai DramaaaShanti 2008De TaaliSaraSpecial Appearance
2008Singh Is KinngJulieSupporting role2008Cellphone To Be Released2008Kabhi Pyar Na Karna To Be Released (Role In An Item Song)2008Hot To Be Released2009Kuch Love Kuch DramaShantiUnder Production