Actress Isha Koppikar’s, who is best remembered for her sensuous dance in Khallas song was born on September 19, 1976. Isha comes from a Konkani family and graduated in Life Sciences from Ramnarain Ruia College in Mumbai. And her birthplace is Mahim, Mumbai.
Isha did several commercials before Bollywood. In fact, Koppikar had even participated in the 1995 Miss India contest and won the Miss Talent Crown.
Though Isha Koppikar rose to fame with her song Khallas from Ram Gopal Varma’s Company in 2002, it was Hrithik Roshan-starrer Fiza (2000) that marked Isha’s debut in the Hindi film industry. But she started her acting career down south in 1998.
On the personal front, Isha Koppikar married businessman Timmy Narang on November 29, 2009. Before this she was linked with actor Inder Kumar. Apparantly it was Leena Mogre and Preity Zinta who introduced her to the popular hotelier. After which Isha Koppikar gave birth to daughter Rianna in July 2014.
Other than ‘Khallas’ from Company, Isha Koppikar has also done several item numbers including ‘Ishq Samundar’ from Kaante. She made her acting debut with the Telugu movie Chandralekha in 1998. That was he same year when she made her debut in Tamil industry.
Isha Koppikar went on to act in Hindi films like Girlfriend, Kyaa Kool Hai Hum, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?, D, 36 China Town and so on. She grabbed headlines when she played a lesbian in 2004 film ‘Girlfriend’ co-starring Amrita Arora Ladak. Though there were a lot of questions raised on the movie, there is no denying that the movie was way ahead of its time.
She once said that she wishes to play Kiran Bedi or Indira Gandhi on-screen if a biopic on the respective great personalities is approached to her. She is a fitness freak and loves working out. Isha Koppikar, the mother of six-year-old daughter Rianna, looks absolutely amazing.