Divya Dutta is an Indian actress and model who appears in Hindi and Punjabi cinema. She is famous for her roles in movies like ‘Veer-Zaara’, ‘Special 26’ and ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’.
Born in 1977, Divya played a wide variety of roles in movies of different genres. She worked with stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Varun Dhawan and Farhan Akhtar. She established herself in the Bollywood as the queen of supporting roles.
Divya Dutta : Early Life and Personal Details
Divya Dutta was born on September 25, 1977, in Ludhiana, Punjab. She grew up in Ludhiana with her brother, Rahul Sharma. She completed her early education from Sacred Heart Convent.
The talented and beautiful Divya is 5 feet 2 inches tall with black hair and dark brown eyes. Her attractive figure weighs 65 kg with vital statistics of 34-32-36. Besides acting, her hobbies are travelling and reading. She is a big fan of Sanjeev Kumar and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
In 2005, Divya wedded to Lt. Commander Sandeep Shergil. After a few years, the couple announced their separation. At present, she is single.
Caption: Divya Dutta with Farhan Akhtar in ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’
Divya Dutta : Career
Early days, Divya modeled for regional television commercials in Punjab. She made her acting debut in the 1994 film ‘Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna’. Further, she worked in movies like ‘Veergati’, ‘Agni Sakshi’ and ‘Bade Miyan Chote Miyan’.
She brought wave in the industry with her performance in the 1998 drama ‘Train to Pakistan’. People started to notice Divya. During this period, she worked in many Punjabi movies. The most notable films are ‘Shaheed-e-Mohabbat Boota Singh’ and ‘Samar’.
After 2004, Divya began to enjoy widespread recognition. ‘Baghban’, ‘Veer-Zaara’, ‘Murder’ and ‘Oh, My God’ brought more name and fame for her. Later days, her most memorable performances were in ‘Stanley Ka Dabba’, ‘Special 26’ and ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’. Her upcoming projects are ‘Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’ and ‘Raita’.
Caption: Divya Dutta in the Award Ceremony
Divya Dutta : Awards
Divya is one of the underrated actresses of Indian cinema. Although, she in not that much famous among the masses, she garnered much attention from critics and movie lovers. Throughout her career, she received much appreciation and praise for her performance.
Divya’s most celebrated performance was in ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’. She portrayed the role of loving and caring sister with subtle grace. From this movie, she won Apsara Award, IIFA Award and Zee Cine Award. Apart from the big screen, she is a known face in the small screen either. She won Sansui Television Award for the best actress in 2007.
Caption: Divya Dutta with Amitabh Bachchan
Divya Dutta : Net Worth and Lifestyle
Divya has been in the movie industry for a long period of time. She made a good sum of money from acting, modelling and commercials. She has endorsed brands such as Rakshak Condom, Tata Sky and Nature Fresh.
Despite being a famous actress, she lives a simple life. Being Punjabi, she loves to eat Punjabi foods and Aaloo Tikki. At the moment, she resides in a comfortable house located in Mumbai.