Smilie Suri or Smiley Suri (born 30 April 1977) is an Indian model, actress and dancer, who appears in Bollywood films. Suri made her Bollywood debut with the 2005 film, Kalyug, which was her brother's directorial debut as well. The film turned out to be a certified box office huge success.[1]

Smilie Suri
Born (1977-04-30) 30 April 1977 (age 44)
Mumbai, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Years active2005–2015
RelativesSee Bhatt family

Mohit Suri (Younger Brother) Alia Bhatt (Cousin)

Emraan Hashmi ( Cousin)

She is the older sister of film director Mohit Suri and the niece of Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt.[2] as well as Cousin of Pooja Bhatt , Alia Bhatt and Emraan Hashmi.

CareerEdit

Smiley had assisted her director brother Mohit during the making of the 2005 film, Zeher, which turned out to be a moderate success.[3] Smiley Suri did one film, N. Chandra's Yeh Mera India after Kalyug. It had Anupam Kher, Seema Biswas and Rajpal Yadav. Unfortunately, it did not work. Then Smiley did a special appearance in Crook for her brother Mohit Suri. Then she shot for 'Downtown', which did not release.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Smiley's maternal uncles are Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt while her first cousins are actors Emraan Hashmi, Pooja Bhatt, Alia Bhatt and Rahul Bhatt.[5] Suri is very close to her brother Mohit and to her nephew, Ayaan Hashmi, the son of her cousin Emraan Hashmi and his wife Parveen. She is a trained dancer and was training for the Olympics, before she was offered Kalyug in 2005 and became a path-breaking actor. Suri was with Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar's group for five years and has also been trained by Sandeep Soparrkar. She has also learnt Kathak from Kathak guru, Vijayshree Choudhary.[6]

Suri has maintained a low profile and is no longer into movies.[7] Smilie married Vineet Bangera in July 2014.[8]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Other notes
2005 Kalyug Renuka
2006 Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera Victim Friendly appearance
2008 Yeh Mera India Asha Ambedkar
2010 Crook Sheena Special appearance
2011 Crackers Kate Voice
2012 Downtown Yet-to-be-released

TelevisionEdit

Year TV Show Role
2013 Jodha Akbar Former Cast of Empress Ruqaiya Sultan Begum
2015 Nach Baliye 7 With husband Vineet Bangera

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IANS (15 April 2013). "Who is that girl in 'Aashiqui 2' poster?". Times of India. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
  2. ^ PTI (12 February 2013). "Who is Smiley Suri's Valentine?". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 14 February 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ IANS (11 February 2013). "Who will be Smiley Suri's Valentine?". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Smiley Suri Trivia". IMDb. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  6. ^ Bajpai, Shalabh Anand (8 April 2008). "Smili(ey)ng all the way!". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
  7. ^ Udita Goswami- Mohit Suri Wedding: Meet Alia Bhatt's cousin Smiley Suri. Dailybhaskar.com.
  8. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news-interviews/Smilie-Suri-marries-Vineet-Bangera/articleshow/37642110.cms?intenttarget=no

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