Born on 27th August 1980, Neha Dhupia belongs to an army background and is a family person who enjoys nothing more than spending time with her family. Born in Cochin, Neha went to school in Vizag before passing out of Army Public School.
A former beauty queen and winner of the Femina Miss India 2002, Neha started her career at the age of 19 in a TV serial ‘Rajdhani’, produced by Bobby Bedi of ‘Bandit Queen’ fame. Neha decided to join the modelling world and also did few plays and TV serials. She has imparted a facelift to brands like Reebok, AirTel, National, Mitsubishi Lancer and Wagon R. She has played leading lady in an Indo-Japanese film and appeared in few odd music videos as well.
She debuted in Harry Baweja's ‘Qayamat’, a desi remake of Sean Connery starrer ‘The Rock’. After that action thriller, she acted in a spate of movies like ‘Raat’, ‘Police Force’, ‘Julie’ and ‘Sheesha’, all of which did not fare well. Her next big break came in Akshay Kumar-John Abraham starrer ‘Garam Masala’ in 2005 followed by ‘Chup Chup Ke’ an year later.
Her role as the prostitute with the golden heart in the noir comic ‘Ek Chaalis Ki Last Local’ in 2006 was much appreciated by critics and public alike and though the film was not a commercial hit, it was well liked by everyone.
2007 saw Neha Dhupia playing the long suffering wife of ACP SS Khan (Sanjay Dutt) in gangster drama ‘Shootout At Lokhandwala’ and the character of a misunderstood woman who saves the life of a boy during communal riots in a story in Sanjay Gupta’s ‘Dus Kahaniyaan’.
Dhulia has played roles in several other movies like ‘De Taali’, ‘Singh Is King’, ‘Action Replay’ and ‘Phas Gaya Re Obama’ where she played a female dacoit –gangster. Dhulia was recently seen playing the role of Eva Braun, the mistress of German Chancellor Adolf Hitler in ‘Gandhi To Hitler’ who commits suicide alongwith Hitler in the final days of the World War II.