Dutta Born on 19th March 1984 in Jamshedpur, Bihar, cusp-born
(Pisces/Aries) Tanushree comes from a conservative Hindu Bengali family,
and had her personality groomed according to strict social norms,
resulting in her being shy and very introvert. 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 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
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.
Her career as an actress started with 'Chocolate' in 2006, and then went
on to star in 'Aashiq Banaya Aapne', '36 China Town', & 'Risk'. She has
done a dancer number in 'Bhagam Bhaag', and also acted in a Telugu movie
'Veerabhadra'. She is currently involved in the shooting of 'Raqeeb',
and has been signed up to act in 'Speed', 'Rokda', 'Dhol', 'Good Boy Bad
Boy', 'Dus Kahaniyan' and 'Mr. Fraud'.
She even anchored a Bengali show on Televions titled 'Hoi Hullod'.
When not working, she is a a very lazy person, loves taking a long bath,
treats herself to a 7 course meal, take an afternoon nap, wake up have
dinner or go to a movie. She is not afraid to be wear swimsuits.
She has a degree in Commerce and had studied in Bombay based Brihan
This charming and tall (5'7") actress, who weighs around 55 kilos,
measures 31-26-35, wants her work to be appreciated, hopes to be
eventually settled in Bollywood, and act in better films.