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Neha Dhupia
Born ( 1980-08-27 ) 27 August 1980 (age 33)
Kochi , Kerala , India [ 1 ]
Occupation Actress , model
Years active 2000–present
Height 5 ft 8 in
Title(s) Femina Miss India Universe 2002
Major
competition(s)
Femina Miss India Universe 2002
(Winner)
Miss Universe 2002
(Top-10 Finalist)

Last updated on 22 April 2014 at 05:50.

Neha Dhupia (born 27 August 1980) is an Indian actress who has worked in several superhit Bollywood films. She is a winner of the Femina Miss India title (2002).

Dhupia was born in Kochi , Kerala , India to a Punjabi Sikh family. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] Her father, Commander Pradip Singh Dhupia, served in the Indian Navy and mother, Manpinder, is a homemaker. She went to Naval Public School then transferred to Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi . [ 4 ] She graduated from Jesus and Mary College in New Delhi , affiliated to the University of Delhi , majoring in History. [ 5 ]

Dhupia made her acting debut in a play in New Delhi called Graffiti . Thereafter she appeared in a music video for Indipop band Euphoria and also modeled for various advertisement campaigns. She then appeared in the TV serial " Rajdhani [ disambiguation needed ] ". In 2002 she entered the Femina Miss India pageant finishing in first place, winning the Femina Miss India Universe title, and was subsequently sent to the Miss Universe 2002 pageant in Puerto Rico. She was placed in the top 10.

Dhupia made her film debut in the 2003 Bollywood film Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003), which had just an average performance at the box office. She rose to fame with her role in the film Julie and then appeared in Sheesha (2005) in a dual role of twin sisters but the film did not do well at the box office. She then starred in films such as Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005) and Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007), which did well at the box office, and also featured in a segment of the anthology film Dus Kahaniyaan (2007).

In the following years, Dhupia appeared in supporting roles in multiple critically and commercially acclaimed films including Chup Chup Ke (2006), Ek Chalis Ki Last Local (2007), Mithya (2008), Maharathi (2008), Singh Is Kinng (2008) and Dasvidaniya (2008). In 2011, she plays Eva Braun in the film Dear Friend Hitler -a film about Mahatma Gandhi.

Her most recent films are Paying Guest , Action Replayy , De Dana Dan and Pappu Can[replacesinglequotehere]t Dance Saala . She has also worked on her first international project with Chris Kattan in IFC[replacesinglequotehere]s Bollywood Hero . Neha Dhupia may work on Julie sequel few years down the line. [ 6 ]

She has run in the Mumbai Marathon to support the Concern India Foundation and helped to raise over 5 lakhs. [ 7 ] She also helped to raise money for victims of the 2011 Sikkim earthquake . [ 8 ] She performed in the GR8 Women[replacesinglequotehere]s Award 2012. [ 9 ]

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