Dino Morea

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Dino Morea (born 9 December 1975) is an Indian actor and a former model who appears in Bollywood films.

Dino Morea
Dino Morea snapped at Strut Dance Academy event.jpg
Dino Morea snapped at Strut Dance Academy event
Born (1975-12-09) December 9, 1975 (age 46)[1]
OccupationActor • model • producer
Years active1999 - present

Early Life[change | change source]

Dino Morea was born in Bangalore, India, to an Italian father and an Indian mother.[3] His mother hails from Kalamassery in Kerala.[4] He is the second of three brothers-Nicolo Morea is his older brother and Santino Morea his younger brother.[3] When he was 7, his family moved to Bangalore, Karnataka from Italy.[5] He initially attended Bangalore Military School, graduated from St. Joseph's College in Bangalore and also went to Clarence High School. He was first noticed when he was modelling for a fashion company and soon received his first film offer.[3]

Career[change | change source]

Morea made his acting debut in the TV series Captain Vyom in which he appeared as "Sonic". His movie debut was in Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi opposite Rinke Khanna. He had breakthrough roles in Rajiv Menon's Tamil film Kandukondain Kandukondain, the 2002 horror film Raaz and the thriller Gunaah.[5] His other prominent films include Baaz: A Bird in Danger, Sssshhh..., Rakht and Acid Factory.[6] He was a contestant on the reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi in 2010.

In 1998, an ad for the undergarment manufacturer Calida, featuring him and Bipasha Basu, caused controversy because it featured him biting the former's underwear. It was eventually taken down.[7][8]

Personal life[change | change source]

Morea was in a relationship with Bipasha Basu from 1996 to 2002.[9]

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://zeenews.india.com/and-more/birthday-special-10-times-dino-morea-proved-age-is-just-a-number_1957047.html
  2. https://archive.is/20130111163230/http://popcorn.oneindia.in/artist-biography/220/1/dino-morea.html
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Dino Morea Biography, Dino Morea Profile - entertainment.oneindia.in". archive.is. 2013-01-11. Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. Retrieved 2021-06-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  4. "Dino Morea reveals his Kerala connection". The News Minute. 2017-05-31. Retrieved 2021-06-20.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Dino Morea Biography - Yahoo! India Movies". web.archive.org. 2010-02-14. Archived from the original on 2010-02-14. Retrieved 2021-06-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  6. Dwyer, Shawn. "Best Actress Oscar Winners - 1930s". LiveAbout. Retrieved 2021-06-20.
  7. "Controversial Indian print ads!". Zee News. 2013-03-29. Retrieved 2021-06-20.
  8. "When Bipasha Basu Was A Teenaged Model: Ex Dino Morea Says, 'I Remember That'". NDTV.com. Retrieved 2021-06-20.
  9. "Bipasha Basu's Ex-Beau Dino Morea Makes an Entrance at the Wedding - NDTV Movies". web.archive.org. 2018-09-30. Archived from the original on 2018-09-30. Retrieved 2021-06-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)