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She leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes said Sophie Choudry

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She leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes said Sophie Choudry

Sophia Choudry was born in 8 February 1982, is a British singer, host and actress based in India. She has been active primarily in Hindi language films and is also a former MTV India VJ and occasional model, and television presenter. She was born in London, UK.

Sophie Choudry was born and brought up in Manchester, England, United Kingdom. Her father was a major fan of Sophia Loren and hence her birthname is “Sophia”, however she now goes by the name “Sophie”. She has one elder brother.

Choudry studied at London School of Economics, graduating in European politics and French and is also a gold medalist from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Furthermore, she studied for nearly two years at the “Sciences Po” in Paris, France. BollySpice reports, that while still studying, Choudry became a VJ for Zee UK.

She took a few classes in Indian classical dance as Bharatnatyam, which she learnt in London for four years as well as Western dances like salsa. She is also well trained in Western classical music, which she learnt for three years in the UK from Helena Shenel, as well as in Indian classical music, which she learnt from Pandit Ashkaran Sharma.

She began her career on Zee Tv UK in the mid 1990s presenting Your Zindagi, a UK based roadshow attending Mela’s with co-host Maz Alam. She also presented Zee Top 10, a chart show also based in the UK before she launched her own career in Music.

Choudry began her singing career. When she was 12 years old, her talent was discovered by noted music director Biddu, who launched her musical career. She, at first, lent her voice as a backup singer to playback singers like Shweta Shetty and Alisha Chinai.

In 2000, Choudry started her career as a pop singer with her all-female band “Sansara” with a song which Choudry herself wrote (“Yeh Dil Sun Raha Hai”). Very soon the band separated and Choudry started her solo singing career, donning the videos “Habibi” and “Le Le Mera Dil” in 2001. Her latest single ‘Aaj Naiyo Sauna’

Choudry then moved to Mumbai in 2002, becoming a VJ for MTV India and hosting the popular show MTV Loveline, which eventually gained her popularity. Less than one year on, Sophie returned with her newest offering, β€œBaby Love”. According to Choudry, she listened to over 400 songs to come up with her perfect 12. Songs on this album include “Ek Pardesi Mera Dil Le Gaya”, “Jadugar Saiyaan”, “Zuby Zuby”, “Dil Ke Armaan”, “Ghar Aaya Mera Pardesi”, and “Bachke Rehna Re Baba”.

In December 2009, Choudry launched her album Sound of Sophie, which had no remixes, but only original numbers. The launch of this album marked her association with the Indian fashion brand MADAME, who hired her as their first brand ambassador. She worked with well-known music composers such as Rishi Rich, Bappi Lahiri, Biddu and Gaurav Das Gupta in the album. Choudry has also participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Season 7.

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