Yukta Mookhey

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Birthday
7, 1979
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
India

About

Known best for winning the 1999 Miss World beauty pageant title, Mookhey is also known for her major roles in such Bollywood films as Love in Japan, Memsahab, and Pyaasa.

Before Fame

Before being crowned Miss World, she took zoology classes at V.G. Vaze College and also completed coursework in computer science and music.

Trivia

A political activist as well as a model and actress, she became known for her support of India's Bharatiya Janata Party.

Family Life

Her marriage to financial adviser Prince Tuli lasted from 2008 until 2014 and produced one son. The couple divorced after Mookhey reported incidents of domestic violence to police.

Associated With

When Mookhey's reign as Miss World ended in 2000, future Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra took over the crown.