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Happy Birthday Lara Dutta: Her top moments

As Lara Dutta turns 37, we remember some of the top moments from the former beauty queen's life.

Hailing from a small town like Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, actress Lara Dutta has carved a niche for herself in Bollywood all by herself without any Godfather. From being crowned as Miss Universe to signing movies and marrying tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi, here are some of the top moments form Lara's life on her 37th birthday.

Lara Dutta, who has done hit movies like 'Andaaz', 'Kaal', 'No Entry', 'Partner', 'Mumbai Se Aya Mera Dost', 'Housefull', went on a sabbatical after Bejoy Nabiar's 'David'. The actress is now all set to make a return on big screen with the upcoming movie 'Fitoor' starring Katrina Kaif, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Rekha.

Lara Dutta, Mahesh Bhupathi

Lara Dutta was earlier in a steady relationship with Kelly Dorjee but post her split she got married to Tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi on February 16, 2011. Later, the duo hosted a grand bash in Goa.

Lara Dutta, Mahesh Bhupathi

In January 2012 Lara Dutta gave birth to Saira Bhupathi. It is because of Saira that Lara took a few years sabbatical.

Lara Dutta, Kelly Dorjee

Before Bhupathi, Lara Dutta had been in a serious relationship with Bhutanese actor and model Kelly Dorjee for nine long years. The two had met during their days of struggle while they were models. Keeping their relationship under wraps, the couple later carried their love on sleeves after Lara was crowned Miss. Universe. A rough patch came in their relationship, when there were rumours about Lara dating actor Dino Morea. This was the time when Kelly and Lara broke up.

Lara Dutta

Lara Dutta is known as the fittest stars in Bollywood and has time and now released her fitness DVDs.

Lara Dutta

Lara Dutta was the second woman from India to be crowned Miss Universe in the year 2000.

Lara Dutta

She had also contested for Miss Intercontinental in the year 1997 and stood victorious in it. She also won the annual Gladrags Megamodel India competition in 1995.