Asmita Sood

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Asmita Sood
Born Asmita Sood
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor
Model
Years active 2011–Present

Asmita Sood is an Indian model turned actress. She has studied from Loreto Convent Tara Hall, Shimla. She made her acting debut with the 2011 Telugu film Brammigadi Katha.[1] Sood has endorsed over 40 brands.[2] She has been a part of two television shows: Star Plus's Phir Bhi Na Maane...Badtameez Dil and Sony TV's Dil Hi Toh Hai.

Career[edit]

Asmita Sood hails from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. She is a commerce graduate.[3] Sood started her modelling career towards the end of 2010 after participating in TV reality show Channel V's Get Gorgeous.[4] She later participated at the 2011 Femina Miss India beauty pageant, ending up as one of the finalists.[5] She is a professionally trained Kathak dancer.[6]

Sood made her acting debut with a Telugu film Brammigadi Katha (2011),[7] which also stars Varun Sandesh in the lead role.[8] It had a 50-day box office run.[9] In 2013, Sood debuted in Kannada films with Victory,[3][10] which also stars Sharan in the lead role. It was followed by her Malayalam debut in the anthology 5 Sundarikal in which she played Ami, a Muslim girl who gets married at a young age.[4]

She was next seen opposite Sudheer Babu in the Telugu film Aadu Magaadra Bujji.[11] In the film she played Indu, a "bubbly and chirpy college-goer".[12] Sood's following releases were Aa Aiduguru (2013), in which she was seen as a police officer,[12] and Ok (2013). In 2015, she was shooting for her second Malayalam film, Lukka Chuppi.[13] She also worked in a Hindi show Phir Bhi Na Maane...Badtameez Dil on Star Plus as Meher Purohit opposite Pearl V Puri. She is currently seen as Setu in Sony TV's Dil Hi Toh Hai.[14]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2011 Brammigadi Katha Maya Telugu
2013 Victory Priya Kannada
5 Sundarikal Aami Malayalam
Aadu Magaadra Bujji Indu Telugu
2014 Ok
Aa Aiduguru
Adyaksha Kalyani Kannada Cameo
2015 Lukka Chuppi Radhika Malayalam
2018 Victory Reloaded TBA Kannada Filming

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Channel
2010 Get Gorgeous Contestant Channel V
2015-2016 Phir Bhi Na Maane...Badtameez Dil Meher Purohit Star Plus
2018-present Dil Hi Toh Hai Shweta "Setu" Puri Sony TV

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Not related to Sonu Sood: Asmita Sood". Times of India. 2013-02-05.
  2. ^ "Ashmitha Sood Biography". Onindia.com.
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  4. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-13. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  5. ^ "Sonu Sood doesn't want to be my brother: Asmita Sood". Times of India. 2013-08-16.
  6. ^ "Tollywood divas step up the dance moves". The Times of India. 
  7. ^ m.l. narasimham. "An entertaining potboiler". The Hindu. 
  8. ^ "Brammigadi Katha Review". Indiaglitz.com. 2011-07-01.
  9. ^ Y. Sunita Chowdhury. "Etcetera". The Hindu. 
  10. ^ Staff Correspondent. "It's clean humour with a message, says Sharan about his movie". The Hindu. 
  11. ^ "Asmita Sood Filmography". Oneindia.com.
  12. ^ a b "Asmita Sood on a roll". The Times of India. 
  13. ^ "I enjoy being treated like a kid on the set". The Times of India. 
  14. ^ "Asmita Sood to play Yogita's best friend in Dil Hi Toh Hai - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-08-13. 

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