HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Tanushree Dutta (Actress)
Born : 19 Mar 1984
Birth Place : Jamshedpur, Bihar
Tanushree Dutta Biography
Tanushree Dutta is an Indian film actress. She won the Femina Miss India Universe title in 2004.
Tanushree comes from a conservative Hindu Bengali family, and had her personality groomed according to strict social norms, resulting in her being shy and an introvert. Her dad’s name is Tappan, who works for the Life Insurance Corporation of India.
She was employed with Oracle Institute for 3 months in event management and her assignments included print campaigns and commercials. She also was a stage artist, participating in concerts in various parts of India as well as abroad (Dubai).
She was not discouraged with her failures, but persisted and finally dusky Tanushree not only made herself eligible for the competition but was crowned Miss India, replacing Nikita Anand, at the Bandra-Kurla Complex on March 27, 2004.
She went to participate in Miss World and ended up amongst the 10 ten finalists.
Tanushree easily got used to the limelight and of having her photos taken, so much so that at the end of her tenure as Miss India, handing over the title to Amrita Thapar, she still felt the need to continue to be popular, and this is what motivated her to join Bollywood.
Her career as an actress started with ‘Chocolate’ in 2006, and then she went on to star in ‘Aashiq Banaya Aapne’, ’36 China Town’, & ‘Risk’. She has done a dancer number in ‘Bhagam Bhaag’, and also acted in a Telugu movie ‘Veerabhadra’. Her other movies include ‘Raqeeb’, ‘Speed’, ‘Rokda’, ‘Dhol’, ‘Good Boy Bad Boy’, ‘Dus Kahaniyan’ and ‘Mr. Fraud’.
She even anchored a Bengali show on Televion titled ‘Hoi Hullod’. She has a degree in Commerce and had studied in the Brihan Maharashtrian College in Bombay.
This charming and tall (5’7″) actress, who weighs around 55 kilos, measures 31-26-35, wants her work to be appreciated, hopes to eventually settle down in Bollywood, and act in better films.