Yana Gupta is a Czech born model of mid1990s who has now successfully entered the Indian modeling and acting scene. In fact, her arrival in Indian modeling world happened when she got married to an Indian painter, Satyakam Gupta although the couple separated officially in 2005. Yana was born as Jana Synková, on April 23, 1979 at Brno, Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic). She changed her surname from Synková to Gupta. Her career’s turning point came when she was chosen to be the new faced for the Lakme brand from 2001. Since then she has appeared in various commercials, print ads and cameo and item numbers in Indian movies of varied languages.
Career in Movies
Yana was a well established international having worked for brands like Calvin Klein and Victoria's Secret before she fell upon the Indian modeling world. In 2001, she replaced Lisa Ray as the new face of Lakme line of products. A much known celeb in Europe, she has l appeared on the cover pages of magazines like ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Femina, and Maxim. Gupta modeled for the premier Kingfisher's calendar.
Her 70 mm debut came in the form of an item song for the Vivek Oberoi starrer, Dum (2004). Her song, ‘Babuji’ proved to be instant hit and became an anthem at discotheques and pubs. This brought more item songs in her lap and she moved towards cameos and bit parts in movies.
Yana has recently joined the Tamil movie bandwagon with appearances in Manmadhan - Song thathai thathai, Anniyan - Song Remo and a Telugu film Gharshana - Song "Aadathanamaa". She has also appeared in a Kannada movie named Jogi. Besides that, Yana has also hosted countdown show "Mirch Masala" on Zoom TV where she danced to famous dance numbers, but the show is off the air for the time being.
Her future project involves her own English music album where in she would be writing, composing and singing the songs herself. Until then, she is not taking up any other projects.
Incidentally, Yana recently signed up with a leading mobile and PC games company Indiagames as brand ambassador and will be featured in several interesting games and applications related to fitness, puzzles etc.
She loves to work out in the gym in her free time which is required in her field as a dancer needs to have a fit body.
This blue eyed girl has many dreams in her eyes with the determination of fulfilling them too.