From the fashion industry to Bollywood to running a successful business to becoming a mother – the gorgeous Lara Dutta, who turnes older on April 16, seems to have done it all.Image credit: Instagram
With South Africa’s Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters winning the Miss Universe crown this year, we take a look at the strong, beautiful women, who won the hearts of the judges and the prestigious crown, in the past. From classic Indian beauties to the gorgeous French model, who do you think wore the crown best?
There are numerous Bollywood stars who also double up as fashion designers or stylists but we don’t know about them. Here is a list you should know.
5-year-old Saira Bhupathi is the daughter of Bollywood star Lara Dutta and ace tennis player Mahesh Bhupathy. Although both father and mother are well-known faces in the Indian media, they have managed to keep Saira out of the public eye.
Former beauty queen Lara Dutta is the mentor and face of “Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva - Miss Universe India 2016”. She was at a red carpet event last night along with Arjun Rampal and the finalists of Miss DIva Universe 2016.Collaborating in the journey of bringing forth Indian beauty and talent at the global beauty platform, Lara said: “I am extremely excited to be back with the new season of ‘Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2016’, which has a whole new look this year.”“It’s exciting to be part of this journey in finding the perfect representative who is the Indian face of beauty, who possesses elegance, confidence, poise and intelligence.,” she said.“This journey has always been close to my heart and I hope this season is the one that brings us that exceptional girl who will bring the Miss Universe crown back to India,” Lara said.India hasn’t won a Miss Universe crown since 2000, when Lara bagged the title.For this edition, Lara, along with a set of panelists and judges, will chronicle the journey of the finalists from across the country and judge them on various tasks.The themes will be designed and judged on various parameters ranging from ramp walk, photoshoot, perfect body, communications skills and more.Roy Kurian, Vice President of, Sales and Marketing of the pageant’s title sponsor Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt Ltd, said: “'Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva - Miss Universe India 2016’ is the right platform for modern Indian women to get recognised for their passions and aspirations.”–IANSAll images by YOGEN SHAH
Black might just be everyone’s go to colour but our celebrities have been crushing on the shades of brown like cocoa, taupe, beige and nude this season. There is no secret trick to wearing any shades of brown. You can opt for a top, bottom, or accessories in any of these shades; dressing in these hues is super simple and looks really chic. If you are tired of experimenting with black and want to opt for a much safer option, this is it. It also looks great if you want to step out for a meeting or make a good first impression at an interview.
Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta, who makes a comeback with Akshay’s production, ‘Singh Is Bliing’, go back a long way. The actress and former Miss Universe began her career with the film ‘Andaaz’ in 2003, in which Akshay played the lead. “More than 50 per cent of my reason to come back into films was Akshay.