Yana Gupta (born Jana SynkovÃ¡ on April 23 1979 at Brno height 5'8" - 1.73 m) is a Czech model-actress currently working in India. She was married to Indian painter Satyakam Gupta although they formally separated on 18th May 2005. She has appeared on numerous magazine covers including ELLE Cosmopolitan Femina and now on Maxim. Gupta modeled for the premier Kingfisher's calendar and has performed dance numbers in three films including the remix of babuji zara dheere chalo. Before her career in Bollywood she modeled for international clients like Calvin Klein and Victoria's Secret.
Yana made her big screen debut in the Bollywood movie "dum" for the song 'Babuji' which made her famous for cameo item numbers.She was named the new face for Lakme cosmetics in 2001. She is a vegetarian and a member of PETA and has also been featured in its campaigns. She has also appeared in a Kannada movie named Jogi. She played the role of a TV anchor on the countdown show "Mirch Masala" on ZoomTV where she danced to famous dance numbers however the show is currently off the air. She spends her free time in the gym. Now she is planning to launch her own music album and she will write compose the music and sing the songs as well. All the songs will be in English.
Yana recently signed up with a leading mobile and PC games company Indiagames as brand ambassador and will be featured in several interesting games and applications related to fitness puzzles etc. She is currently dating actor and model Kelly Dorji. Yana has featured on the Dr Zeus album Back Unda Da Influence which was released in 2007.She featured in a cameo role in the video for the song Chargai released on Aman Hayer's 2008 release 'Groundshaker 2'. The song features vocals from Jazzy B & Apache Indian.