Amrita Rao

17 June 1981 | Gemini

Actress

Amrita Rao

Amrita Rao

Amrita rao is a model turned actress and is famous for her girl next door image. She came in limelight after her performance in the movie Ishq Vishq, Masti and Main Hoon Na.

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Filmography

4 April 2008Shaurya
Neerja Rathore

24 August 2007Heyy Babyy
Special appearance in song

10 November 2006Vivah
Poonam 'Bitto'

9 April 2004Masti
Aanchal

Biography

Amrita rao is a model turned actress and is famous for her girl next door image. She came in limelight after her performance in the movie Ishq Vishq, Masti and Main Hoon Na. Career: Amrita auditioned for movies while she was studying at Sophiya College. She acted in many commercials and did number of photo shoots. Her appearance in Cadbury’s Perk Karwa Chauth ad and the Bru Coffee advertisements helped her in making her presence felt. She debuted in the year 2002 with Ab Ke Baras. She is best known for her performances in Ishq Vishk (2003), Masti and Main Hoon Na ( 2004). Vivah (2006) was considered as her typical bolywood romance flick. Jolly LLB and Satyagraha (both 2013) is amongst her few movies in which she made her presence felt. She also won the Stardust Best Actress Award for Shyam Benegal's Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008). She has won and been nominated for several awards including two nominations of Film fare in Best Debut and Best Supporting Actress categories. Amrita Rao's most recent films included Anil Sharma's Singh Sahab the Great opposite Sunny Deol, and Prakash Jha's Satyagraha. Personal life: Amrita belongs to Konkani family; originally from Karnataka. She was raised in Mumbai. Her father owns an advertising agency in Mumbai. She studied at Sophia College to pursue a degree in Psychology. Her younger sister, Preetika Rao, is a model and an Indian TV Actress currently seen in Beintehaa, which airs on Colors TV.

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