Yukta Mookhey Miss World Biography and Pictures

{YBA} Beautiful charming girl Yookta Mookhey is very smart and tall Indian model and bollywood film star telling about her life information. Miss World Yukta Mookhey is a good mixture of beauty with brain.

She was crowned 1999 Miss World at the Olympia theatre in London. She was chosen for Miss World title over 93 other contestants. This beautiful girl from Mumbai started her carrer in bollywood India.

Name: Yookta Mookhey
Yookta Mookhey Birthday:   7 October 1979, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Yookta Mookhey Birth Name:   Yookta Inderlal Mookhey
Yookta Mookhey Profile ( Yookta Personal Biography )
Yookta Mookhey’s star:   Zodiac Sign: Libra
Yookta Mookhey Height:   5’11” (1.80 m).
Yookta Mookhey Weight:   65 – 70 KG
Hair Color: Black
Date of Birth: 7 October, 1979
Birth Place: Mumbai
Yookta Mookhey Education Schooling: Studied Zoology from Kelkar College
Marital Status: Single
Languages: Hindi, English
Yookta Mookhey Contact Address: 1103/B Sky Pan Oberoi Complex, Near SAB TV Office Off Link Road, Near Laxmi Industrial Estate, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400 053.

Yookta Mookhey Family Background
Father’s Name: Inderlal, the managing director of Ragz Clothing Company
Mother’s Name: Aruna, she runs a grooming workshop, Swiss Chalet, at Santa Cruz
Brother(s): younger brother Kanwal.

Yookta Mookhey Mini Profile

Yukta was born in the Sindhi-speaking Mookhey family in Bombay, Maharashtra, India, on October 7, 1979. Her family consists of her dad, Inderlal, the former Managing Director of Ragz Clothing Company, but is now a Real Estate Agent who also deals in stocks and bonds; her mom, Aruna, who runs a grooming saloon ‘Swiss Chalet’ in Santa Cruz, Bombay; and a brother, Kanwal, who is an engineering student.

She studied in Dubai, U.A.E. for seven years, as Inderlal worked over there. The family re-located to Mahatma Gandhi Road, Mulund (West), Bombay during the year 1986. After completing her school, she went on to study in V.G. Vaze College, Mulund, and obtained a degree in Zoology. She has also studied Fine Arts for 3 years; has a diploma in computers from Aptech; and three year Hindustani Classical Music course.

She shot into the limelight in India after being crowned Femina Miss India 1999. She then went on to win the Miss World title in London, England. She took over this title from Annie Thomas and would relinquish it to Priyanka Chopra during the year 2000.

She first appeared on the silver screen in an item number in the 2001 Tamil movie ‘Poovellam Un Vasam’, which was directed by Ezhil and starred Ajith and Jyothika in the lead roles. Her first major release in Bollywood was the 2002 ‘Pyaasa’ opposite Aftab Shivdasani. She was to appear in the 2003 release ‘Market’ but opted out due to an injury. She then appeared in two movies ‘Love In Japan’ and ‘Memsaab’ during the year 2005 as well as a music video ‘Kathputli’ during 2006.

Yookta Mookhey favourite dish is Prawns in Garlic sauce.
She has said she likes Thai and Indian food, and would like to visit Paris.

First runner up Miss India 1999
Miss World 1999
Yookta Mookhey had to drop out of the film Market (2003) due to an injury.

Yookta Mookhey Personal Quotes
“Many producers wanted to sign me when I became Miss World. But the money was bad and the stories were lousy.”

Yookta Mookhey Life History Bio data
Yukta Mookhey was born on 7 October 1978. She is an Indian model and actress. A native of Mulund, Mumbai, she was crowned Miss World in December 1999 at the Olympia theatre in London.
Mookhey’s family is from northern India, but she and her family lived in the Middle East until Mookhey was seven years of age. The Mookhey family migrated back to Mumbai (then Bombay) in June 1986. Mookhey’s mother Aruna runs a personal and professional grooming consulting firm in Mumbai, while her father was a clothing company director and currently trades in stocks as a hobby.

Mookhey studied zoology at Kelkar college prior to winning the Miss World competition. Mookhey has a diploma in computer sciences and has studied Hindustani classical music.Mookhey is an active member of the right-wing organization BJP apart from always lending her time for social and charitable causes.

Yookta Mookhey Title Year Role Other notes Review
Memsahab – Lost In A Mirage[5] 2008 Anjali released on June 20 [6]
Kab Kahaba Tu I Love You[7] 2007 Item Number Bhojpuri Movie N/A
Katputtli[8] 2006 Anju released on August 18 [9]
Love In Japan[10] 2006 Friendly Appearance released on February 10 [11]
Pyaasa[12] 2002 Sheetal Hindi Movie, released on October 11 N/A
Poovellam Un Vasam[13] 2001 Item Number Tamil Movie, released on August 24 [14]

Yookta Mookhey‘s Favourites
Favourite Dish – Recipes: Thai food and Prawns in garlic sauce
Favourite Perfume: Poem
Favourite Destination: France, Switzerland
Favourite Bollywood Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna
Favourite Bollywood Actress: Manisha Koirala
Favourite Hollywood Actor: Brad Pitt
Favourite Hollywood Actress: Jane Austen and Audrey Hepburn
Likes: To go out with friends for a movie or check out on good food in the latest eating joints in town

Yukta Mookhey Film Background ( Filmography )
Debut Film: Pyaasa
Famous Movies: Pyaasa, Poovellam Un Vasam
Other Facts: Yukta Mookhey is a graduate and has worked in computer software programming. She has also studied classical music for three years.

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