She was spotted by Italian director Aditya Bhattacharya.
Laila studied in Britain but decided to drop her studies and travel in India for a few months. A few months turned into 6 years.
She was born in London to Moroccan/Indian Parents.
Has been married twice, Abdeslam Rouass (1991 - 2003) (divorced) and Nasa Khan (11 November 2005 - present).
Laila was voted 69th sexiest woman in the world in 2005 by FHM Magazine.
He was knighted by the King of Morocco in Delhi in 2001.