She entered the Big Brother house as a successful beauty queen and aspiring actress, but her jealous housemates were not impressed. But we discover the 24-year-old is far more than just a pretty face and has many hidden talents and a go-getting entrepreneurial spirit. Yes we are talking all about Miss India UK Deana Uppal. Deana Uppal came to many people’s attention during her two and a half month ordeal on Big Brother where our own Indian Beauty Shilpa Shetty who won Big Brother the UK reality show.
She has set a new record for the number of potential evictions she faced. However, unlike so many who appear on the reality TV show, Uppal is a young woman with many talents. She has three feature films pending and more work in the pipeline. Uppal has worked as a model since she was 16-years-old and much of her work has been down to her own talents of self-promotion. The multi-talented star can sing, dance and even has a black belt in karate. She says her background and upbringing have always made her want to work hard. “I want to get the most out of life while I am young. I never want to be poor or feel hardship again,” she says.
Born in Middleborough, Uppal moved to the Midlands when she was 12. Her father died from cancer when she was a baby and she has no siblings. Uppal spent two years in India modeling for magazines, fashion shoots and videos. She returned to England and entered Miss India UK and beat thousands of others to make it down to the final 30. She said, “I think it changed things quite a lot for me because having a title means quite a lot in India. It makes you more important in some people’s eyes.”
As per the sources Deana will be seen in Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi -5 where she will confront her fears by taking part in challenging tasks. The all new season of Khatron Ke Khiladi this year is going to be shot in South Africa where Director Rohit Shetty will be hosting the show.