Name: Eesha Koppikhar (Ishaa Koppikar)
Born: 19th September, 1976
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Marital Status: Married businessman Timmy Narang in 2009.
Trivia: She won the Miss Talent Crown in the Miss India competition of 1995
Biography: Eesha Koppikhar has worked in numerous south Indian and the Bolywood films at the same time. Her debut in 1998 Tamil film, Kaadhal Kavithai fetched her Debut Award Female in Filmfare (Tamil). After a string of Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films Eesha Koppikhar arrived in Bollywood with Fiza (2000) starring Hrithik Roshan and Karishma Kapoor. But it was with Ram Gopal Verma’s Company (2002) where she came to limelight with the item song ‘Khallas!’ and was called the ‘Khallas Girl’. She did ‘Ishq Samundar’, another item song for Kaante (2002). She worked in Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (2001), Amdani Atthani Kharcka Rupaiya (2001), Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003) for which she received the nomination in Best Villian Category of Filmfare Awards, Dil Ka Rishta (2003), Darna Mana Hai (2003), the critically acclaimed Pinjar(2003) where she played Urmila Matondkar’s sister, Krishna Cottage (2004), the much controversial, lesbian flick Girlfriend (2004). Two of her hit comedies include Kya Kool Hain Hum (2005) and Maine Pyaar Kyu Kia (2005). Her later works like 36 China Town (2006) and RGV’s D (2005), Intequam (2004) did not fare well and during this time came Farhan Akhtar’s Don (2006), a box office success where she played Anita, Don’s girlfriend. The films which followed like Salaam-E-Ishq (2007), Darling (2007), Hello (2008), Ek Vivaah…Aisa Bhi (2008) ran very average and her last release Shabri (2011) saw her enacting as a gangster woman.
She judged the reality show Nach Baliye 3 (2007) and also the Miss Universe Pageant in 2008. Kopikkar even endorses Police, the Italian company with its Watches and Jewellery line and has walked the ramps for Anita Dongre and Pria Kataria Puri. She is associated with People’s Ethical Treatment for Animals (PETA).