Amrita Rao (born 17 June 1981) is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.
Beginning her career as a model, Rao made her acting debut with Ab Ke Baras (2002) for which she won her best debut award. She then starred in Ken Ghosh’s love-story Ishq Vishk (2003) and earned a Filmfare nomination in the Best Female Debut category.
Personal life Rao was born in Mumbai to a Konkani Hindu family from Mangalore, Karnataka. She speaks Marathi, Hindi, English and her mother tongue, Konkani. She attended Canossa High school in Mumbai, and later enrolled in Sophia College to pursue a degree in Psychology.