Neha Dhupia, born August 27, 1980 is an Indian actress and model who works in Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Japanese films. Dhupia made her acting debut in a play in New Delhi called Graffiti. Thereafter, she appeared in a music video for Indipop band Euphoria and modeled for advertisement campaigns. She then appeared in the TV serial Rajdhani. In 2002, she participated in the Femina Miss India pageant, where she was crowned as Miss Universe India 2002. She was subsequently sent to the Miss Universe 2002 pageant in Puerto Rico where she placed in the top 10. After placing the pageant, Dhupia intended to pursue a career in the INdian Foreign Service, but turned to acting instead. Her Bollywood debut then came with the 2003 film Qayamat: City Under Threat, which had an average performance at the box office. She rose to fame with her role in Julie and then appeared in Sheesha in a dual role of twin sisters but it did not do well at the box office. She then starred in films such as Kyaa Kool Hai Hum and Shootout at Lokhandwala which did well at the box office. She then featured in a segment of the anthology film Dus Kahaniyaan. In the following years, Dhupia appeared in supporting roles in multiple films including Chup Chup Ke Ek Chalis Ki Last Local, Mithya, Maharathi, Singh Is Kinng, and Dasvidaniya. In 2011, she also played Eva Braun in the film Dear Friend Hitler about Mahatma Gandhi. Other than acting, Dhupia has modeled on the runway for designers such as Rohit Bal and D’Damas. In 2016, Dhipia conceptualized and hosted a Bollywood podcast called #NoFilterNeha on the Indian app Saavn, in which she interviews Bollywood celebrities. The show received positive reviews, with over 2.3 million listeners. Dhupia debuted season four in November 2019 and plans to expand the podcast into a web series.
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