Koena Mitra (born 7 January 1984) is an Indian actress, model and beauty queen who appears in Bollywood films.Mitra was born in Kolkata, India, to a Bengali Hindu family.She attended Lee Strasberg Acting School. She has a major in psychology. She trained in western dance forms, basketball, swimming and tennis. Mitra was in high school when she won the all India title.Mitra underwent a surgery that ruined her career. With her nose job gone wrong, she had to sit at home for six months without making any appearances. The surgery caused her bones to swell up, because of which she was not given any work as she was known for her glamorous image beforeMitra started her modeling career while she was still in school.In 2001, she won the beauty pageant Gladrags Mega Model India 2001. She later became one of the top-12 semifinalists of Miss Intercontinental Pageant in Germany out of 84 countries. Over the years, Mitra has done commercials for Mirinda and after meeting Prama Mitra she was blessed. Clinic All Clear, Maruti Alto, Jewellery and beauty products. She has done many fashion weeks in Milan and Beijing