Divya Dutta

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Divya Dutta
Divya Dutta dressed in brown dress
Born (1971-09-25) 25 September 1971 (age 42)
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Occupation Actress, model
Modeling information
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Website
www.divyadutta.co.in

Divya Dutta (Punjabi: ਦਿੱਵਿਆ_ਦੱਤਾ, born 25 September 1971) is a model and Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Bollywood and Punjabi cinema. Divya Dutta has acted in more than sixty feature films, including, two international productions.[1][2] She has garnered the Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Female for her work in Veer Zaara and the IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Delhi 6. She has also garnered the Star Sabse Favorite Kaun Award for her role in Welcome to Sajjanpur.[3][4] Recently, she has performed in the role of Smt. Purnima Banerji in Samvidhaan which is a TV mini-series on the making of the Constitution of India.[5]

Personal life[edit]

She did her schooling from Sacred Heart Convent, Ludhiana. She was engaged to Lt Commander Sandeep Shergill in May 2005. However, the couple did not get married but were sighted many times together in public places.[6][7]

Modeling career and cinema[edit]

Before venturing into cinema, she has modeled for regional television commercials in the state of Punjab. She was also starred in soap opera's like "Shanno ki shaadi". In 2001 She has modeled in the video of "Romeo" by a regional music duo Basement Jaxx from London, England.

She has made her silver screen debut in 1994 with the film Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna. After featuring in few films, She gained critical acclaim and recognition, for her role as zainab in the 1999 film Shaheed-E-Mohabbat.[8] She also worked in Samvidhaan (TV Series).[9]

Awards[edit]

Zee Cine Awards
IIFA Awards
Global Indian Film Awards
Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Award
Other Awards
  • 2010 - Big Punjabi entertainment award-entertainer of the year
  • 2010 - Best actress ptc Punjabi film awards - Sukhmani
  • 2009 - Star Sabse Favorite Kaun Award - Welcome to Sajjanpur
  • 1998 - Smita Patil Award
  • 1997 - Divya Bharti Award
  • 1997- Aashirwad Award
  • 1994 - 25th Cinegoers Awards
  • 1993 - Best Actress & Best Dancer Award in Punjab Youth Festival - 1993
Television Awards
  • 2007 - Best Actress - Sansui Television Awards
  • 2005 - Naami Reporter Award
  • 2002 - Rapa Award for Best actress for serial Kadam - 2002

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1994 Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna
1995 Surakshaa Bindiya
Veergati Sandhya
1996 Agni Sakshi Urmi
Chhote Sarkar Meena
Ram Aur Shyam Sunaina
1997 Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat Sharda's Sister
Daava Deepa
1998 Gharwali Baharwali
Iski Topi Uske Sarr Milli
Bade Miyan Chote Miyan Madhu
Train to Pakistan
1999 Shaheed-E-Mohabbat Zainab
Samar
Rajaji Sonia
Tabaahi-The Destroyer
2000 Basanti Malaki
2001 Kasoor Priti Saxena
2002 Maya Namara Special appearance
Inth Ka Jawab Patthar Kanchan
23rd March 1931: Shaheed Durga Bhabhi
Sur: The Melody of Life Rita D'Silva
Shakthi: The Power Shekhar's sister
Zindagi Khoobsoorat Hai Kitu
2003 Pran Jaaye Par Shaan Na Jaaye Dulari
Joggers' Park Chatterjee's daughter
Baghban Reena Malhotra
LOC: Kargil Yadav's wife
2004 Shobhayatra Rani of Jhansi
Agnipankh Nupur
Shaadi Ka Laddoo Geetu
Veer-Zaara Shabbo Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
Murder Nargis
Des Hoyaa Pardes Guddi
2005 Dil Ke Pechey Pechey Vidya
Naam Gum Jaayega Divya
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero Ila Bose
Silsiilay Diya Rao
Sanyogita- The Bride in Red Sanyogita
Mr Ya Miss Loveleen Kapoor
Dubai Return Vaishali
2006 Darwaza Bandh Rakho Chameli G. Kale
Waris Shah: Ishq Daa Waaris Saboo
Umrao Jaan Bismillah
2007 Apne Pooja B. Singh Choudhary
The Last Lear Ivy
Aaja Nachle Najma
2008 U Me Aur Hum Reena
Kahaani Gudiya Ki...: True Story of a Woman Gudiya
Summer 2007 Dancer/Singer
Welcome to Sajjanpur Vindhya
Oh, My God Suman R. Dubey
2009 Delhi-6 Jalebi Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
Mini Punjab Shabbo
Morning Walk Rita
Love Khichdi Parminder Kaur
Paroksh Gauri
2010 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Police Officer Malayalam film
Sukhmani: Hope for Life Punjabi film
Malik Ek Laxmi
Hisss Maya Gupta English/Hindi film
Heart Land Amrita
2011 Haat- The Weekly Bazaar Sanja
Masti Express Seema
Monica Monica R. Jaitley
The Lion of Punjab[10]
Stanley Ka Dabba Rosy Miss
Charge Sheet Minnie
Mummy Punjabi Muniya
My Friend Pinto Reshma Shergill
Chaloo Movie Ms Urmila Undreskar
2012 Dangerous Ishhq Neetu/Chanda/Tawaif
Heroine Pallavi Narayan
Overtime
2013 Special 26 Shanti
Zila Ghaziabad Mahenderi
Gippi Pappi
Lootera Shyama
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Ishri Kaur Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
2014 Ragini MMS 2 Dr Meera Dutta [11]
Traffic
Manjunath Anjali

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