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Model-turned-starlet Nupur Mehta, who shot to limelight in connection with the match and spot-fixing allegations made by a British newspaper last year, is back in news! This time too, for all the wrong reasons. She is likely to be questioned by the Delhi Police in the Geetika Sharma suicide case.

Nupur Mehta was a vice president in the now defunct MDLR Airlines, the aviation company floated by former Haryana minister Gopal Kanda, who is the key accused in the Geetika suicide case.

Mehta was virtually unknown till a few months back when her face was splashed across news channels and she even trended on Twitter. Mehta's name first surfaced when London's 'Sunday Times' carried a report saying that Bollywood starlets were being used as honey traps to lure cricketers into fixing matches.

Nupur Mehta

Nupur Mehta

 

10 things you didn't know about Nupur Mehta

Nupur was raised in a well-to-do Delhi family.

Both her parents are surgeons

She studied at Delhi Public School, RK Puram, and graduated in English Literature.

She won the Miss Delhi title at the age of 17.

Mehta made her debut in the children’s film, Abracadabra, in 2004.

She did a small role in Rahul Rawail’s 'Jo Bole So Nihaal'.

Nupur appeared in a few advertisements including for Fanta, Piaggio and Fiat.

She also freelanced with Fulcrum Events, an event management company.

Nupur claims to have 'dated' Sri Lankan cricketer Dilshan.

She was a vice president in the now defunct MDLR Airlines.


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