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Celina Jaitley's Biography - Profile

First Name: Celina
Last Name: Jaitley
Nick Name: Chinki
Age: 21
Star Sign
Eye Colour: Grey
Height: Height : 5' 6
Profession: Modeling, Acting
Titles Won: Femina Miss India-Universe 2001, 5th at Miss Universe 2001
Likes To: Surfing the net, reading, sketching and listening to music

She was born in Kabul, Afghanistan on September 14, 1980.[1]. She was crowned Miss India in 2001. She has appeared in several movies and music videos (including the Bombay Vikings' Zara Nazron Se Kehdo video). Celina Jaitley was born in Kabul, Afghanistan on 9th June 1981 to an Afghan mother and an Indian father. Her Punjabi father is a former Indian ArmyOfficer. Her mother is an Afghan and a child psychologist by profession as well as being a former beauty queen. About her mixed parentage, she quotes "I am of Afghani descent but 100 per cent Indian". She has one brother, who is serving in the Indian army. She grew up in different cities and mostly spent her time in Kolkata, India. Celina was raised as a Hindu. She has said that when she was young, she wanted to join the army herself, either as a doctor or a pilot.

She was a finalist in the Miss Universe 2001 contest. In addition to her title of Miss India, Celina has won the Miss Margo Beautiful Skin, Indiatimes Surfer's Choice, and MTV's Most Wanted awards. There was a lot of controversy around the unfair treatment towards Celina during the Miss Universe contest when she was in Puerto Rico in 2001.

In 2007 Celina flew to New Zealand and shot her first international movie "Love Knows No Language", a romantic comedy. Whilst there she was unfortunately targeted by a stalker who had followed her from India. Celina was said to be traumatised by the experience.
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