Neha Dhupia (Hindi:नेहा धूपिया, Urdu: نیہا دھُوپِیا), born on August 27, 1980 in Cochin, is an Indian model and actress.
Early Life

Neha was born to Commander Pradip Singh Dhupia, who is in the Indian Navy and mother Manpinder. She has a brother, Hardeep. Born in Cochin, Neha went to Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi and completed her Graduation in History (Hons)from Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi. Neha started her career with a TV serial Rajdhani at the age of 19.

Beauty Contest Winner
Neha was crowned Miss India Universe in 2002 and competed at Miss Universe 2002, finishing in the top ten.

Acting Career
Neha Dhupia made her debut in Bollywood films with Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003) which was a success at the box office. She rose to popularity with her bold role in the film Julie which gave her the status of a sex symbol. She has recently appeared in hit films such as Kyaa Kool Hai Hum (2005) and Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007).