Apr 22, 2010


Actress Tanushree Dutta Biography
Tanushree Dutta after she won Pond’s Femina Miss India-Universe 2004

TANUSHREE DUTTA Born March 19, 1981 (1981-03-19) (age 29)(Pisces/Aries)
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Years active 2004-Present


Tanushree Dutta an Indian film actress. Tanushree Dutta was cusp-born and raised in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand state (then Bihar). Her dad's name is Tappan, who works for the Life Insurance Corporation of India.She was employed with Oracle Institute for 3 months in event management and market survey and report making, her assignments included ramp, print campaign, videos, & commercials. She also was stage artist, doing concerts in various parts of India as well as abroad (Dubai).This lack of confidence and shyness changed when she was enrolled in a boarding school in Pune where she would get a degree in Communications.

This is where Tanushree literally found herself, ended up being more confident and open enough to to participate in the Miss India pageant in 2002 and 2003. Success eluded her as she could not make it to the final group of contestants.She was not discouraged with her failures, but persisted and finally dusky She won the Femina Miss India universe title in 2004. Tanushree not only made herself eligible for the competition but was crowned Miss India, replacing Nikita Anand, at the Bandra-Kurla Complex on March 27, 2004. She was also crowned Miss Confidence and Miss Beautiful Smile.

The participating judges included Sanjay Dutt, Fardeen Khan, Bipasha Basu, Ritu Beri, Sonu Nigam, Farah Khan, Madhavan, Saif Ali Khan & Hemant Trivedi. She went to participate in Miss World and ended up amongst the 10 ten finalists.Tanushree easily got used to the limelight and of having her photos taken, so much so that at the end of her tenure as Miss India, handing over the title to Amrita Thapar, she still felt the need to continue to be popular, and this is what motivated her to join Bollywood. She is not afraid to be wear swimsuits.She has a degree in Commerce and had studied in Bombay based Brihan Maharashtrian College.This charming and tall (5'7") actress, who weighs around 55 kilos, measures 31-26-35.

Her career as an actress started with 'Chocolate' in 2006, She did her schooling from Jamshedpur and graduated from Pune University. She won the Femina Miss India 2004 competition held in Mumbai, and was placed in the top ten in the Miss Universe 2004 pageant held in Quito, Ecuador. Her first Bollywood film was in 2005. She worked on two films simultaneously Chocolate and Aashiq Banaya Apne. Her career has shown average sucess.

Filmography : Movies

Year - Film - Role Notes
2005 - Aashiq Banaya Aapne - Sneha
Veerabhadra - Malathi - Telugu movie
Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets Simran "Sim" Chopra
2006 - 36 China Town cameo appearance Appeared in the song "Jab Kabhi"
Bhagam Bhag - Anjali
2007 - Risk - Shraddha
Good Boy, Bad Boy - Dinky Kapoor
Raqeeb Sophie Matthews
Dhol - Ritu Tripathi
Speed - Sanjana
2008 - Saas Bahu Aur Sensex - Nitya Sen
2009 - Rama The Saviour - Samara Post-Productio
Apartment - Preeti
2010 - Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai Jyothi - Tamil film
Rokkk - Anushka Malhotra


* Anchor for Bengali Show Hoi Hullod - 2002