Kyra Dutt is a model and actress, who debuted in Bollywood with the movie ‘Calendar Girls’. She was born on March 12, 1991 in Kolkata, West Bengal. After studying in La Martiniere School for Girls, she began modeling at the age of 15. When she was in her teens, she shifted base to Mumbai.
Kyra Dutt has modeled for topline brands like HLC Laptop, Close-up, Thumpsup, Mercedes and Wildstone Deo. When she was modeling, she also appeared as a calendar girl for Kingfisher. Interestingly, she plays the part in the movie ‘ Calendar Girls’.
Also with Calendar Girls, she is also doing a movie called ‘XXX’ to be produced by Ekta Kapoor and directed by Ken Ghosh. Kyra has also done a bit of theater which helped her realize that acting was her true calling.
Kyra Dutt in Rocket Singh – Salesman of the Year
The cherubic actress has a minor role in the critically acclaimed movie Rocket Singh – Salesman of the Year (2009). No one could imagine that this girl who was almost sisterly in the film would branch out to be a leading actress in movies.
How Kyra Dutt bagged the role in Calendar Girls
The 5 feet 5 inch tall beauty says that she came to know that Madhur Bhandarkar was looking to shortlist girls for his movie ‘Calendar Girls’. Since she had been a Kingfisher Calendar Girl herself, she knew that she had an advantage. Says she, “I went and met him. He said that I have the looks but I have to audition for the role. The four girls were already shortlisted and they were on the lookout for the fifth girl that would match the character of ‘Sharon Pinto’. Madhur told me that the role needed a strong performer. I auditioned for three different scenes and got the role.”