|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Born||Yukta Inderlal Mookhey
October 7, 1979
|Other names||Yukta Tuli
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Femina Miss India 1999
(Femina Miss India World)
Miss World 1999
(Miss World Asia & Oceania)
Yukta Mookhey (born 7 October 1979) is an Indian actress, model and beauty queen. She was crowned Miss World in December 1999 at the Olympia theatre in London at the age of 22. She was crowned by her predecessor, Miss World 1998 Linor Abargil, at the Olympia Hall, London. After finishing her reign as Miss World, she handed over her crown to Miss World 2000 Priyanka Chopra, who was also from India.
Mookhey's family is from India, but she and her family lived in the Middle East until Mookhey was seven years of age. The Mookhey family moved back to Mumbai in June 1986. Her mother, Aruna, runs a personal and professional grooming consulting firm in Mumbai, while her father was a clothing company director and currently trades in stocks as a hobby. She studied in Dubai, U.A.E. for sometime, as Inderlal worked over there. After finishing school, Mookhey studied zoology at V.G. Vaze college prior to winning the Miss World competition. Mookhey has a diploma in computer sciences from Aptech and has studied Hindustani classical music for three year.
The 49th Miss World pageant was held on 4 December 1999 at Olympia London. The pageant was hosted by Ulrika Jonsson and model Melanie Sykes. The 1999 pageant attracted 94 delegates from all over the world. The 1999 pageant also marked the first time that Scotland and Wales fielded their respective delegates.
As the set Indian trend Mookhey also joined the Bollywood Industry and her first Hindi movie as leading actor was "Pyasa"  with Aftab Shivdasani. Unfortunately the film proved flop at the box office. Before "Pyasa" Mookheye appeared on the silver screen in an item number in 2001 Tamil movie Poovellam Un Vasam, which was directed by Ezhil and starred Ajith and Jyothika in the lead roles. In the year 2003 injury forced her to opted out from the movie market. In the year 2005 her two films "Memsaheb" and "Love in Japan" were released and in the year 2006 she appeared in music video "Kathputali".
In September 7, 2008 Mookhey got engaged to Prince Tuli - a New York-based businessman and financial consultantat the Grand Maratha in Mumbai. Prince is the son of Bacchitar Singh Tuli and Harinder Kaur Tuli. The marriage, held on November 2, 2008, was a traditional Sikh ceremony in a Nagpur Gurudwara followed by a reception the same evening. They have one son together.
In July, 2013, Mookhey lodged a domestic violence complaint against her husband. Police issued a statement; "In her complaint, Ms Mookhey alleged she had often been beaten up and troubled by her husband Prince Tuli. A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered under Section 498A (cruelty and harassment) and Section 377 (unnatural sex) of Indian Penal Code after her complaint." In June, 2014, the couple obtained consensual divorce.
Mookhey is an active member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and engages herself in social and charitable causes.
|Memsahab - Lost In A Mirage||2008||Anjali||released on June 20|||
|Kab Kahaba Tu I Love You||2007||Item Number||Assamese Movie||N/A|
|Katputtli||2006||Anju||released on August 18|||
|Love In Japan||2006||Friendly Appearance||released on February 10|||
|Pyaasa||2002||Sheetal||Hindi Movie, released on October 11||N/A|
|Poovellam Un Vasam||2001||Guest appearance||Tamil Movie, released on August 24|||
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|Awards and achievements|
|Miss World Asia & Oceania
|Femina Miss India World