Popular Bollywood actress Lara Dutta who won hearts with her beauty and mind-blowing acting skills recently shared a throwback picture on Instagram. The picture was of Lara's mother from respective modeling days. The beautiful pictures were vintage snaps of the actress' mother from beauty pageant days.
Lara Dutta's mother was born as Jennifer Maureen Storey and in 1967 she represented Madras at the Miss India pageant and was also the first runner-up.
Sharing the photo of her mother with the other contestants, Lara also revealed some details in the caption and wrote, "The apple doesn't fall far from the tree! My stunning mother (on the left), was first runner up at Miss India. She represented as Miss Madras! Was the only contestant to compete in a dress!" In the hashtags, the former beauty queen added: "just like mommy."
Talking about Lara's mother Jennifer, she married to former Indian Air Force Wing Commander LK Dutta the year after her appearance on Miss India. Lara was born to the couple in 1978.
The actress is presently mentoring for Miss Diva, the winner of which will go to Miss Universe was crowned Miss Universe in 2000. Lara Dutta won the title of Miss India Universe while Priyanka Chopra was the first runner-up. Current popular Bollywood star Dia Mirza won Miss India Asia Pacific title. In the same year, Lara, Priyanka, and Dia went on to win the international titles in their categories like Miss Universe, Miss World and Miss Asia Pacific.
Talking about Lara's professional career, the diva stepped in Bollywood with the movie Andaaz which also starred Priyanka Chopra and Akshay Kumar. She went on to do several Bollywood flicks like Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost, Kaal, No Entry, Partner, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, and Housefull. Lara was last seen in Welcome To New York which released in February 2018.
The actress married to Tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi in 2012. The couple dated for a few years before they walked down the aisle. Lara and Mahesh welcomed their daughter Saira in 2012.