Birth date : 23 April 1979
Education : Graduation in History (Hons)
Height : 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Place of Birth: Brno, Czech Republic
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
NGenerally people tend to misunderstand Yana as a person of East Indian origin - she is actually European, a citizen of the Czech Republic.
A Taurus, Yana was born on April 23rd, 1979 in Brno. She has a natural beauty, enhanced by peaches and cream complexion, drop-dead gorgeous looks, a stunning figure, and a statuesque height of 5' 8" - ingredients that are guaranteed to sweep men completely off their feet.
Hand-in-hand with her physical charms is unrivaled intellect, and a knowledge of English, Czech, Hindi, Spanish, and Japanese.
Yana started modeling in the mid-1990s and did rouse considerable curiosity due to her unique last name, and her European looks.
Mothwithstanding her current location, Yana has been to almost every corner of the world including Milan, Paris Vienna, Munich, Hamburg, Prague, Tokyo, just to name a few.
She has modeled for high profiled clients such Calvin Klein, Victoria's Secret, Toyota, Honda, Sony, and cosmetic products such as Nivea, Rexona, Shuemura, & Shisheido
After graduating in Park Architecture and Gardening, she left for Japan, where she modeled for a considerable period of time. Her restless spirit then took her to India. She acquired her last name, when she fell in love and married Satyakam Gupta, and re-located to Pune, Maharashtra, India.
After her marriage, she continued her modeling stints in Mumbai with Limca, MTV, Lakme, and made her entry into Bollywood with an item in 'Dum'. Since then she has appeared in two Telegu one Tamil one Kannad movie, and another Bollywood movie 'Ek Ajnabee' opposite Arjun Rampal.
Amongst her interests and hobbies are playing the piano, the flute, dancing, aerobics, health, fitness, and computers. She is a vegetarian.
She is the TV Anchor of a musical countdown show on Zoom TV, and was named as the Lakme new face of the year, replacing model-actress, Lisa Ray. She has signed up with Indiagames and will be featured in their future ventures, which will include games, puzzles, etc..
Although she is now divorced, she does plan to remain in India, where she will be launching her very own album in English. After the completion of this project, Yana may consider entering Bollywood movies.