25 September 1977 |
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Divya Dutta (Punjabi: ਦਿੱਵਿਆ_ਦੱਤਾ, born 25 September 1977) 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. 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.
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 found so many time together in public places.
Modeling career and cinema
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.
- 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
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