- Lara Dutta shared a couple of throwback photographs from 2000
- Priyanka Chopra was topped Miss World in 2000
- Dia Mirza gained the Miss Asia Pacific title
Might 12 will all the time be particular for former magnificence queen Lara Dutta, who conquered the universe on this date 20 years in the past. On Might 12, 2000, Lara Dutta was topped Miss Universe – the second Indian contestant to win the pageant after Sushmita Sen in 1994. Lara was simply 22. Now, 42, Lara cherished the fond recollections of her journey within the pageant and eventually profitable Miss Universe from twenty years in a publish on Instagram. Sharing an album of photographs depicting her win at Miss India to turning into Miss Universe 2000, Lara wrote: “20 years to the day! Might 12, 2000, Nicosia, Cyprus. What a beautiful reward to obtain from the universe! One I am eternally grateful for.” The Miss Universe pageant happened within the island nation of Cyprus in 2000.
2000 started with the Miss India pageant in January, during which Lara Dutta’s fellow winners had been Priyanka Chopra and Dia Mirza. Whereas Lara was topped Miss Universe in Might, Priyanka fetched the Miss World title for India in November and Dia Mirza gained the Miss Asia Pacific title. Final yr, Lara gave a shout-out to Priyanka and Dia by posting a priceless throwback photograph with this notice: “I had posted the above image some time in the past however got here throughout this edit on Instagram and actually cherished it. Then-and-now! Coming as much as 20 years, you guys. I like you each masses. So completely happy we’ll all the time have this that ties us collectively. One for the Motherland.”
You can even spot the three in Priyanka’s birthday greeting for Lara shared in 2015.
Simply three years after her Miss Universe win, Lara Dutta she stepped into Bollywood with 2003 movie Andaaz. She is greatest recognized for starring in movies similar to Bhagam Bhag, Kaal, Associate, Chalo Dilli and the Don collection. She was final seen in Welcome To New York. Lara bought married to former tennis participant Mahesh Bhupathi in 2011 and they’re dad and mom to a daughter named Saira.