Moni Kangana Dutta is an Indian model and actress based in Mumbai. She hails from Guwahati, Assam. She studied in Army School Narengi, Guwahati and later passed out from the Matreyi College, University of Delhi.
In 2001, Dutta won the Metropolitan Top Model Contest of France. The win resulted in her shifting base from India to Paris for two years, during which she walked the ramp for fashion designers like Vivienne Westwood, Yoji Yamamoto, Christian Dior, Leonard, and Chloe. She also modeled for Mac Cosmetics. She was hailed as an exotic Indian beauty by the international press like the New York Times. She appeared in editorials for Vogue, Elle, Tank Magazine and Italian Harper s Bazaar and has walked in Paris Fashion Week, India Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and Australian Fashion Week. On her subsequent return from Paris, she became the most sought-after model in India and went on to do television commercials for leading apparel and jewellery brands.
She is represented by the IMG Models.
She made her debut in the 2010 Indian film, Guzaarish directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Aishwarya Rai and Hrithik Roshan.