(born 2 November 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)
Occupation: Model, Actress, Philanthropist
Unique distinction: Diana Penty established herself as one of the leading and commercially successful actresses in Bollywood and as an international model
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch (178 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs. (54 Kg)
Measurements: 34-24-35 in (86-61-89 cm)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Net Worth: $1 Million
Marital Status: Unmarried
Debut: Cocktail (2012)
Qualification: Degree in Mass Media
1. I would love to try new things, try new roles and play different characters. It is something that I have always wanted and it is something that I have always tried to do with each film that I do. I try to make it different from the previous film, the role and the character.
2. I would definitely be open to and would want to try different things. There is a hunger to kind of do things that are different?
Achievements and contributions:
Social and professional position:
Diana Penty is an international model and talented Bollywood film actress.
The main contribution (Best Known for):
She is an Indian model and actress who appears in Hindi films. The actress is very skilful in acting and has an appealing appearance. She is best known for her films, including Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016), Lucknow Central (2017).
She has a worldwide reputation as a model because she performed with such international brands as TRESemmé and Nokia. Diana was also noticed in Garnier Fructis and Maybelline beauty products advertisements.
During her short and successful Bollywood career, Diana Penty appeared in 6 Hindi films.
2012 – Cocktail (Meera Sahni)
2016 – Happy Bhaag Jaayegi (Happy)
2017 – Lucknow Central (Gayatri Kashyap)
2018 –Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (Capt. Ambalika)
2018 – Happy Phir Bhaag Jaayegi (Harpreet “Happy” Kaur)
2019 – Khandaani Shafakhana (Suneeta)
Diana Famous Songs
Cocktail – Tum Hi Bandhu, Daaru Desi, Second Hand Jawani, Yaariyaan
Happy Bhaag Jaayegi – Happy Oye, Gabru Ready To Mingle Hain
In addition to modelling and acting, Penty is currently the Indian brand ambassador of TRESemmé. Recently she has been signed by Estée Lauder India as their first ambassador.
Diana Penty has also been featured on several magazine covers, such as Vogue (July 2012), Elle (October 2012), Verve (January 2013), Women’s Health India (January/February 2013), Grazia (February 2013), Femina (May 2013), among others.
Forever 21, Maybelline, Garnier, Parachute, TRESemmé, Nokia, Westside, Make My Trip
Honours and Awards
Vogue Beauty Award for the best female debut for Cocktail (2012)
UK Bollywood Cosmopolitan Award for the best female debut for Cocktail (2012)
Grazia Face of the Year (2013)
Times of India’s Most Desirable Woman of 2012 #25 (2013)
GeoSpa AsiaSpa Awards Style Icon of the Year Award (2018).
Major works: Cocktail (2012), Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016), Lucknow Central (2017), Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018), Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi (2018), Khandaani Shafakhana (2019).
Career and personal life:
Family background: Diana Penty was born in Mumbai, India on 2nd November 1985. She was born into a family of diverse descent. Her mother is a Konkani Catholic whereas her father is a Parsi. Diana was raised in Mumbai and from very early childhood she dreamt of being a celebrity in the Indian showbiz industry.
Education: Diana Penty completed her school education at St. Agnes High School Mumbai.
For further studies attended St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Mass Media.
1. Modeling. Diana Penty began her modelling when she sent her photographs to Elite Models India, who liked her work and suggested she take up modelling assignments.
Penty started her career as a part-time model because she was a college student at that time. In 2005, she came out as a full-time model when she signed up with Elite Model India
Penty began modelling, walking the ramp for Italian designers Trussadi and Ferre during the India-Italy festival in 2006.
Besides, Diana worked with a number of famous Indian designers such as Wendell Rodricks and Rohit Bal Rina Dhaka.
By 2007, she had established a successful modelling career after appearing in print campaigns for some of India’s most prominent brands.
Also, she appeared in a number of ad commercials for some renowned brands like Westside, Parachute, Garnier, Maybelline, Forever 21 and Nokia, as well as featuring on the covers of a few Indian fashion magazines.
Diana Penty also walked on the ramp for Paris Fashion Week and London Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week.
Penty was walking the ramp for the Mijwan fashion show, 2012.
Acting. Diana Penty continued the Indian tradition of turning beautiful models into successful actresses.
She made her acting debut in 2012 with the romantic comedy film Cocktail, directed by Homi Adajania with Deepika Padukone and Saif Ali Khan.
Her first Bollywood film garnered praise and was commercially successful at the box office. Diana received UK Bollywood Cosmopolitan Awards and Vogue Beauty Awards in the nominations for Best Debut (Female) for this movie.
Post Cocktail, Penty played a free-spirited runaway bride in the comedy film Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016), she garnered praise for her performance and the film went on to become a hit grossing over ₹391 million.
In ‘Happy Bhag Jayegi’ directed by Mudassar Aziz, also Momal Sheikh, Abhay Deol and Jimmy Shergil played the lead roles.
She went on to feature in the prison film Lucknow Central (2017) and the action film Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018) with John Abraham, and also Happy Phirr Bhag (2018) alongside Sonakshi Sinhaand.
In 2019 Diana Penty played in Khandaani Shafakhana, Hindi-language comedy-drama film as Suneeta, where she appeared in the song “Shehar Ki Ladki”.
Diana Penty is known to be a private person and doesn’t share much about her personal life in the media. She has never been married and is currently not known to be in a relationship. Diana was previously in a relationship with Diamond Merchant Harsh Sagar.
She is also involved in various charitable causes and has supported organizations such as the Shanti Avedna Sadan Hospice in Mumbai.
Despite her success, she remains grounded and committed to her personal values and causes.
Zest: Her Nickname -Diana
Diana Penty is a very fan of actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Boman Irani as well as actress Deepika Padukone.
Her Favorite Film Director: Mani Ratnam
Favorite Fashion designerы: Anamika Khanna, Manish Malhotra.
Places: Goa, Dubai, Italy, Czech Republic, Cape Town in South Africa, New York and London
Food: Chocolates, Rice-Dal, Chicken Curry and Maggi, Thai and Korean food.
Drink – Lime Juice
Restaurant: Royal China in Mumbai, India
Band – U2, Coldplay, The Killers
Accessories – Sunglasses, iPod, Lip Balm, WalletDiana
Residence – A luxurious house in Mumbai
Car – Volkswagen Passat
Diana Penty’s net worth is $1 million
Her hobbies: Reading fiction and sports autobiographies
Apart from other actresses, she has been far-off from undesired media attention and barely communicates In her free time, Diana enjoys reading, travelling, and spending time with her family and friends.
Diana is active on Twitter and Instagram and uses a photo-sharing application to post content on her upcoming films.
She got her first modelling assignment at the age of 19.
For the role of Meera in the film Cocktail, Diana auditioned 4 times.
Diana admits comedy is a difficult genre to perform
Diana is the one who replaced Deepika Padukone for Maybelline ads.
Diana Penty was initially chosen to act in the 2011 film Rockstar along with Ranbir Kapoor, but somehow she was dropped from the project and replaced by Nargis Fakhri.