Amrita Arora (born 31 January 1981) is a Bollywood actress.
Arora was born in Chembur Mumbai to a Malayali mother, Joyce Polycarp, and a Punjabi father, Anil Arora. Her sister is Malaika Arora Khan.
Arora had a Christian wedding ceremony with boyfriend, Shakeel Ladak on 4 March 2009 and also had a traditional Muslim nikaah. Reportedly due to her pregnancy, she was dropped from UTV’s film, Season’s Greetings. She gave birth to a baby boy named Azaan on 5 February 2010.
Arora made her Bollywood debut in 2002 opposite Fardeen Khan in the film, Kitne Door Kitne Paas, which was not successful at the box office. Her first successful film was the action comedy, Awara Paagal Deewana. A series of flops followed, among them the controversial Girlfriend (2004), about a lesbian relationship, in which she appeared opposite Isha Koppikar.
In 2007, She made a special appearance in Farah Khan’s film, Om Shanti Om in the song “Deewangi Deewangi” with her sister and brother-in-law Arbaaz Khan. In the same year, she appeared in Speed and Red: The Dark Side, also starring Aftab Shivdasani and Celina Jaitley. The films received mixed reviews at the box office.
In 2009, her releases were Deha and Team the Force. The same year, she appeared in a supporting role in Kambakth Ishq, produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. She appeared with her sister on the show Koffee with Karan, hosted by Karan Johar.
|2002||Kitne Door Kitne Paas||Karishma Patel|
|2002||Awara Paagal Deewana||Mona|
|2003||Ek Aur Ek Gyarah||Preeti|
|2003||Zameen||Singer/Dancer||Special appearance in song “Dilli Ki Sardi”|
|2004||Shart: The Challenge||Saryu|
|2004||Mujhse Shaadi Karogi||Roma||Cameo|
|2004||Rakht||Natasha Bahadur Singh|
|2006||Deha||Rini Sinha/Rini M. Desai|
|2006||Fight Club – Members Only||Shonali Malhotra|
|2007||Red: The Dark Side||Ria Malhotra|
|2007||Heyy Babyy||Herself||Special appearance in song “Heyy Babyy”|
|2007||Speed||Sameera Mehra||Special appearance|
|2007||Om Shanti Om||Herself||Special appearance in song “Deewangi Deewangi”|
|2008||Rama Rama Kya Hai Dramaaa||Khushi Bhatia|
|2008||Golmaal Returns||Esha Santoshi|
|2009||Kambakkht Ishq||Kamini Sandu|
|2009||Team – The Force||Riya|
|2009||Ek Tho Chance||Nishi||Worldwide theatrically release in 2014|