From MTV to Bollywood:Sophie Chaudhury
After becoming a VJ for MTV, there was no looking back for this beauty with brains, Sophie Chaudhury. Sophie is a well-known name in the film industry. She is a person with multiple talents; she is a popular singer, and actress and also a very popular Mtv VJ. Sophie has quite a number of music videos where she has sung herself and also featured, and many has proved to be huge hits. Sophie was born in UK and since her father liked Sophia Loren very much, he gave his daughter’s name ‘Sophia’ though she now uses ‘Sophie’. From her childhood, Sophie has been a very good performer, and she took part in school choir and also done lead roles in school and college musicals.
At the age of 13, much acclaimed music director Biddu recognized her talent of singing. After completing her studies, Sophie Chaudhury started to follow her dreams. In 2003,she moved in Mumbai, and became an Mtv VJ. Sophie can speak in English, Urdu, French and Hindi. She also sings in Spanish, Arabic and Punjabi. Sophie has taken training in Bharatnatyam, Kathak and street dance. She won the Lycra Mtv style award for the ‘Most Stylish Female in Music’ in October 2004 and won the Bollywood award for ‘Best Pop Singer’ in January 2005 at the Bollywood awards in Dubai Global Village. With the film ‘Shaadi No. 1’, Sophie stepped into Bollywood. She was casted opposite Zayed Khan, this movie was directed by David Dhawan and was a multi-starrer. Sophie Chaudhury has also starred in ‘Pyaar Ke Side Effects’ with Rahul Bose and Mallika Sherawat.