Wednesday 28 November 2007

Nauheed Cyrusi








Nauheed Cyrusi Profile

Born : October 19, 1982, India

Age : 25

Education: J.B. Vacha School, and graduated from Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science, Churchgate, Bombay, and is pursuing M.Com through correspondence.

Occupation: Actress, Model

Debut Film: Supari, starring Uday Chopra and Rahul Dev.

Website: http://www.nauheedcyrusi.com

Nauheed Cyrusi Biography

Nauheed Cyrusi (Hindi: नौहीद सॆरुसी) is an Indian model, VJ and actress. She was born on October 19, 1982. She is Libran and her name means 'Venus'. The family lives near Podar College. She has a sister, and comes from a non-filmy background. She studied in J.B. Vacha School, and graduated from Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science, Churchgate, Bombay, and is pursuing M.Com through correspondence.

While in school she accompanied her friend to an audition and thus at the age of 14 she appeared in Dhara Oil advertisements. Subsequently she went on to appear in Head & Shoulders, Britannia Little Heart Biscuits, Ayurvedic Concepts (now called Himalaya) advertisements.

Nauheed started her career as a model, featuring in many music videos. Piya Basanti was her most memorable video, which brought her to the attention of Bollywood producers.

Coming from a Parsi family, she has also appeared in many advertisements on television as well as the print media. She also played a small role in the youth-oriented television series Hip, Hip, Hooray. She also acted in a South Indian movie called 'Sakhia' with Tarun which turned out to be a flop. She made an appearance at the India Fashion Week 2007 as well as the Allen Solly Fashion Show along with fellow actress Koel Purie .

She made her film debut in Padam Kumar's Supari, starring Uday Chopra and Rahul Dev. While the film flopped, director Vikram Bhatt chose her for Inteha opposite Ashmit Patel. She was recommended to Director Padam Kumar by Channel V's VJ, Purab Kohli, with whom she had worked on Zee TV's 'Hip Hip Hooray'.

More recently, Nauheed was seen as the main lead in choreographer turned director Ahmed Khan's Lakeer, starring Sunny Deol, John Abraham, Sunil Shetty and Sohail Khan. Nauheed starts off 2007 with Anwar which is directed by Manish Jha, starring Manisha Koirala, Siddharth Koirala, Rajpal Yadav, Vijay Raaz, Hiten Tejwani. She also starred in a Telugu movie 'Sakhia' opposite Tarun but the movie flopped.

As one of the few Parsi actresses in the industry currently, Cyrusi stands out. She credits her parents for her cute looks. She is a foodie, loves to snack and eat, and her favorite snack is Pani Puri and Kabobs. When stressed she goes for a swim or takes a walk on the beach but does not work out even though she owns a treadmill. She claims that she is easygoing, and had originally wanted to take to traveling by becoming an Air Hostess, but after modeling for three years, she decided to be part of showbiz.

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