Diana Penty is an Indian model and film actress who appears in Hindi films. Firstly she appeared in modelling and then made her acting debut in 2012 in romantic-comedy film Cocktail. Her performance in the film garnered praise and earned her a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Besides this, she earned the several nominations and awards for her modelling and acting including International Indian Film Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress.
After initial reluctance, Penty began a full-time modelling career with her friend in 2005 when she was signed up by Elite Models India. She soon established a successful career as a model after walking the ramp for many of India’s top designers.
After a four year sabbatical from acting, Penty played the eponymous heroine a free-spirited reluctant bride in the romantic comedy Happy Bhag Jayegi; she garnered praise for her performance and the film went on to become a sleeper hit grossing over ₹391 million. She also played a supporting role in the 2017 prison film Lucknow Central. Penty is an active celebrity endorser and has been associated with brands like TRESemmé and Nokia.