Amrita Rao (born 17 June 1981) is an Indian model, and an actress in Bollywood. Amrita was born to well-to-do Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmin family. She has a sister named Preeta and there is an on-going debate in the media if Preeta is Rao's twin sister. She speaks English, Hindi, Marathi & Konkani.
She made her cinematic debut in the 2002 film Ab Ke Baras, but gained recognition only after the success of her 2003 film, Ishq Vishk. Two later films, Masti and Main Hoon Na, also did well at the box office. However, her recent movies have not done as well. She is currently working on Sooraj R. Barjatya's production, Vivaah, opposite Shahid Kapoor.