Cocktail Actress Diana Penty – Hot New Actress In Bollywood
Now a days all Bollywood is going gaga over a newbie actress, she is none other than Cocktail girl Diana Penty, whom people are searching all over the internet. This model turned actress debuted in hindi film industry by 2012 movie Cocktail, along with hottie Deepika Padukone and dashing dude Saif Ali Khan.
Saif has not only acted in the film but also produced it under his banner Illuminati Films. Name of the character Diana Penty played in the Cocktail is Meera, a young modern but simple girl-next-door with her traditional values, where as Saif portrayed Gautam, a young confuse guy once again but with a different flavor. Deepika Padukone can be seen as young bold glamorous wild girl Veronica in Cocktail.
Although it’s Diana’s first film but she has acquired genuine amount of attraction inspite of Deepika in the film and has created a good fan following through film’s promos or teasers only. Girls have already started to follow her fashion style in Cocktail, even before its release. The songs Second Hand Jawaani, Tumhi Ho Bandhu and Daaru Desihave become a big hit. Before starting her acting career in hindi movies, Diana Penty was a part of modeling industry as a professional model.
Biography of Diana Penty – Model to Actress
Diana Penty was born on 2 November, 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, as daughter of a half-Parsi father and Goan Mother. After her schooling, she took admission in Mumbai’s famous St Xavier’s College as an arts student, and later she earned a degree in mass media course. Diana Penty’s life changed when Farrokh Chothia, an ace fashion photographer noticed her. He was friend of Diana’s uncle, photographer Denzil Sequeira. The Photo-shoot done by Chotia opened door for Diana Penty and she was signed by Elite Model Management.
This 5 ft 9.5 inches tall leggy girl has done a lots of fashion shows & ramp walks, including Lakme India Fashion Week. Diana Penty became a well known model when she was signed by an international cosmetic products range Maybelline as its brand ambassador, replacing former face of Maybelline, Deepika Padukone. She has endorsed products in TV ads, such as Garnier Fructis Long & Strong Shampoo commercial and Virgin Mobile ad with Ranbir kapoor and Genelia D’souza. She was featured on covers of many magazines like Elle (December 2007 & June 2009), L’Officiel (Feb. 2009), Verve (May 2009) and Cosmopolitan (Sept. 2009).
Diana Penty as Meera in movie Cocktail
Do you know how Diana Penty got the role of Meera in Cocktail?
Diana Penty was never a struggling actor like many, infact she was making her debut in bollywood by Imtiaz Ali’s Rockstar opposite Ranbir Kapoor but Nargis Fakhri was finalised for the role. Now we tell you interesting story how Diana was signed for Cocktail. Homi Adjania, producer of Cocktail wanted a fresh new face for character of Meera, so casting directors were looking for some good faces.
One day Cocktail co-writer Imtiaz Ali suggested Diana Penty’s name to them and she was called for an audition. She was finalized as Meera after two auditions. Diana is from a non-hindi speaking background but she easily managed to deliver her dialogues nicely and now to get more command over hindi language she hired a hindi tutor.
Diana Penty is good at playing piano, she hates high heels and likes to wear flat chappals instead as she has a nice height. Many times she had faced funny comments because of her unusual surname. Diana Penty related updates will be added soon so keep visiting the site and don’t forget to write your valuable comments below.