Sujata Choudhury (born June 27, 1984), credited professionally as Sujata Day, is an American actress, model and screenwriter. She is best known for her roles as CeeCee in the Issa Rae web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011-2013) and Sarah in Insecure. Day is slated to direct her first film, Definition Please, which will be shot in the summer of 2019.
June 27, 1984
|Other names||Sujata Ray|
|Occupation||Actress, model, screenwriter|
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The daughter of an India born mechanical engineer and housewife, Sujata became involved in the performing arts at a very young age. She began with dance (ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, and East Indian folk and classical dance) and then became equally interested in acting, singing and musical theater. She continued to study and perform in school and community productions before heading west to pursue a professional acting career in Hollywood.
Sujata has appeared in a wide variety of television shows such as The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Campus Ladies, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 7th Heaven, Greek, and The Loop. In 2007, she played a supporting role in the Warner Bros.-produced Sublime. She can be seen alongside Danny Glover and Snoop Doggy Dogg in the independent film Down for Life which premiered to rave reviews at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.
In 2017, Day wrote, produced, directed and starred in a film called Cowboy and Indian, to be developed into a television series.
On May 30, 2019, it was announced that Day will direct a film called Definition, Please, for which she also wrote the script. It will star Ritesh Rajan and Jake Choi and will shoot on location in Greensburg, Pennsylvania in the summer of 2019.
|2004||Weapon of Mass Destruction||The virgin|
|2006||Alien Secrets||Leena Gupita||Direct-to-video|
|2007||Sublime||Quechan Indian Girl||Direct-to-video|
|2008||Extremely Hermosa||Jugadamba||Short film|
|2009||Struggle||Park girl||Short film|
|2009||The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu||Stacy Rahman|
|2009||Down for Life||Melissa|
|2011||Big Breakin'||Vanessa||Short film|
|2012||Directing Reality||TV Reporter||Short film|
|2014||Facebook Fatigue||Single Girl||Short film|
|2014||Words with Girls||Ari||Television film|
|2015||Hello Again||Sophie||Short film|
|2016||9 Rides||Sleepy Woman|
|2016||Tiny House||Priya||Television film|
|2017||Cowboy and Indian||Indian||Short film|
|2017||A Little Bit Pregnant||Amina||Short film|
|2017||Since We've Been Apart||Brielle||Short film|
|2018||Wrong Side of 25||Katie||Short film|
|2018||The Homestay||Nina||Short film|
|2018||Bull Mountain Lookout||Erin||Short film|
|2019||Blowing Up Right Now||Mandy|
|2019||Bill, the Alien||Mya||Short film|
|2003||Russians in the City of Angels||Tiffany||Episode: "Papa"|
|2003||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Shy Girl||Episode: "Storyteller"|
|2004||The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||East Indian Girl||Episode: "Episode # 12.69"|
|2006||7th Heaven||Student #1||Episode: "Got MLK"|
|2007||Campus Ladies||Hot Girl||Episode: "Foreign Policy"|
|2007||The Loop||Veronica||Episode: "Lady Business"|
|2007||Greek||College Student #2||Episode: "Depth Perception"|
|2009||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Student #1||Episode: "Ciao"|
|2010||Desperate Housewives||Dancer||Episode: "You Gotta Get a Gimmick"|
|2010||Reveena and the Vampire||Reevena||2 episodes|
|2011–2013||Awkward Black Girl||CeCe||22 episodes|
|2012–2013||The Guild||Sula Morrison||8 episodes|
|2013||Sistah Did What?||Agent||Episode: "The Best View Is the Rear View"|
|2013||The Slutty Years||Cats Girl||Episode: "Party"|
|2013||Arrested Development||Flight Attendant #2||Episode: "A New Start"|
|2013||True Friendship Society||Bestie||2 episodes|
|2013||Cheap Date||Episode: "Tennis or Cuban"|
|2013||Little Horribles||Sad Sack||Episode: "Spinning"|
|2014||Naked Problems||Jessie||4 episodes|
|2014||Don't Talk in the Kitchen Presents||Sujata||Episode: "Justin Bieber: Never Say N@Gger"|
|2014–2016||Larry & Lucy||Lucy||6 episodes|
|2015||Big Breakin'||Vanessa||5 episodes|
|2015||The Grinder||Dawn||Episode: "A Hero Has Fallen"|
|2015||Namaste, Bitches||Trina||Episode: "High Low Flow"|
|2015||Get Your Life||Lady in Blackish||Episode: "Girl Get Your Blackish"|
|2016||Smoky Knights||Erika||Episode: "Everyone Gets Seth Laid"|
|2016||Brian Remus: Science Genius||Lindsey||Episode: "Mister Butters"|
|2017||Life in Pieces||Hostess||Episode: "#TBT: Y2K Sophia Honeymoon Critter"|
|2017||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Sarah||Episode: "Serve & Protect"|
|2018||Dell: Tales of Transformation||Episode: "Rio Grande Steams Into the Future"|
|2018||Revenge Tour||Jamila||Television short|
|2018||Solve||Julia||Episode: "Deal With the Devil"|
|2019||I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson||Laura||Episode: "It's the Cigars You Smoke That Are Going to Give You Cancer"|
|2019||NBA 2K20||Stacy Gibralto||MyCAREER Story|
|2003||An American Idol Christmas||Script coordinator||Television film|
|2010||Raveena and the Vampire||Writer, producer||2 episodes|
|2011||Wallflower||Writer, director, producer||Short film|
|2014–2015||Larry & Lucy||Writer, executive producer||3 episodes|
|2015||Big Breaking'||Executive producer||5 episodes|
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- "Sujata Day". www.modelmayhem.com. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- Ramos, Dino-Ray (2019-05-30). "'Insecure's Sujata Day To Direct 'Definition Please' Starring Ritesh Rajan & Jake Choi, Justin Chon Producing". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-06-02.
- Masterson Management - Sujata Day
- Slamdance '10: My Eyes Are in Love, 'The Last Lovecraft: The Relic of Cthulhu' Trailer Debut!
- "San Diego Comic-Con 2012: Tim Bradstreet and Thomas Jane Talk The Punisher and Much More! - Dread Central". Dread Central. 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- "Slamdance '10 REVIEW: 'The Last Lovecraft: The Relic of Cthulhu' - Bloody Disgusting!". Bloody Disgusting!. 2010-02-01. Retrieved 2017-02-10.
- Kickstarter: "Support The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl"
- The Official Awkward Black Girl Website
- "Awkward Black Girl's DNA Is Alive and Well in Issa Rae's HBO Show Insecure". Vulture. Retrieved 2017-02-10.