Diana Penty (pronounced [ɖaːjnaː peːnʈiː]; born 2 November 1985) is an Indian model and film actress who appears in Hindi films. Born in Mumbai, in a Parsi-Christian family Penty completed her education from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, and simultaneously began modeling as a part-time profession.
After initial disinclination, Penty began a full-time modelling career 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. Penty made her acting debut in Homi Adajania’s commercially successful romantic comedy Cocktail (2012). Her performance in the film garnered praise, and earned her a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
Penty went on a sabbatical from acting and made a comeback in 2016 with the romantic comedy Happy Bhag Jayegi, playing the titular role. Her performance was well received and film went on be a surprise hit at the box-office. Penty is an active celebrity endorser and has been associated with brands including TRESemmé and Nokia.