Amrita Rao is an Indian actress and model. Making her acting debut in 2002 with Ab Ke Baras She is best known for her performances in Ishq Vishk, Masti and Main Hoon Na, blockbuster romance Vivah, Jolly LLB and Satyagraha and also won the Stardust Best Actress Award for Shyam Benegal's Welcome to Sajjanpur. She has won and been nominated for several awards including two nominations of Filmfare in Best Debut and Best Supporting Actress categories. Painter M.F. Hussain's proclaimed muse and the winner of the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award for Best Actress in Vivah. Amrita Rao is popular as Bollywood's quintessential "Girl next door". She was ranked among the Times Of India's 50 most beautiful faces in 2011.