Hazel Keech in May 2012
28 February 1987
Essex, London, England
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharastra, India|
Hazel Keech (born Rose Dawn 28 February 1987), is a British actress and model who works in India. She has appeared in Billa and Bodyguard as well as a Suzuki advertisement. She danced in the Frankfinn Music remix item number, "Kahin Pe Nigahaen".
Early life and career
Keech first started performing from the age of three. During her early years, she enrolled in both stage schools and Indian dance academies where she learnt various forms of dance, both Indian classical and western contemporary, along with acting and singing. She performed in school musicals as well as amateur plays and continued with the arts through High School. Keech became involved in television, film and stage very quickly. She danced in the popular British programme "Miss Marple". The BBC documentary show "Call The Shots" showed her working in Hindi films. She joined the team of the Bollywood musical Bombay Dreams for their London promotional tour in 2002 and sang in the choir of the west-end musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat the following year. She was an extra in several of the Harry Potter films.
At 18, while holidaying in Mumbai, she received work offers and decided to stay back and pursue a modelling and acting career in India. Keech then appeared in various music videos as "Kahin Pe Nigahen" as well as many TV commercials, such as Vivel by ITC, & Sprite 'University of Freshology' commercial. Keech appeared in the 2007 Tamil film Billa, where she performed an item number in the song "Sei Ethavathu". In 2011, she played a supporting role in the Hindi film Bodyguard produced by Atul Agnihotri and directed by Siddique. She has performed an item number titled "Aa Ante Amlapuram" in the film Maximum. She has appeared in the reality television programmes Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6) and Bigg Boss 7 where she was voted out by audience vote in the first week.
Filmography And Television
- 2007 Billa as Rhea ( Tamil ) Credited as Rose Dawn
- 2011 Bodyguard as Maaya ( Hindi )
- 2012 Maximum Special appearance in song "Aa Ante Amlapuram" ( Hindi )
- 2012 Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum Special appearance (Telugu )
- 2013 Bigg Boss 7 (contestant)
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- "'Bigg Boss 7' complete list of contestants". Indian Express. Sep 15 2013. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
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