Nauheed Cyrusi

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Nauheed Cyrusi
Cyrusi in 2014
Nauheed Cyrusi at the unveil Blackberrys Spring Summer 2013 collection
Born (1982-10-19) 19 October 1982 (age 33)
Mumbai, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress, model, VJ

Nauheed Cyrusi (born 19 October 1982) is an Indian actress, model, and VJ. She made her debut with Padam Kumar's Hindi film, Supari, starring Uday Chopra. Subsequently, Vikram Bhatt chose her for Inteha opposite Ashmit Patel. She then appeared in youth-oriented tele-series Hip Hip Hurray. In 2004, She was starred in the Telugu film Sakhiya with Tarun Kumar. She made an appearance at the India Fashion Week 2007 as well as the Allen Solly Fashion Show, along with fellow actress Koel Purie.[1]

Early life[edit]

Nauheed was born to an Indian descent Parsee Zorastrian Family. The meaning of her name is Venus. Nauheed originally wanted to take to travelling by becoming an Air Hostess, but after modelling for three years, she decided to become an actress.She studied in Dundonald High School, and graduated from Belfast Metropolitan College and Queen's University Belfast and is pursuing M.Com through correspondence.

Modeling career[edit]

While in school she accompanied her friend to an audition and at the age of 14 she appeared in an advertisement for Dhara Refined Oil. Subsequently, she went on to appear in Head & Shoulders, Britannia Little Hearts Biscuits, Ayurvedic Concepts (now Himalaya) advertisements.[1]

Nauheed started her career as a model, featuring in many music videos. Piya Basanti being a memorable one, which brought her to the attention of Bollywood producers.Nauheed has appeared in many advertisements on television as well as the print media.

More recently in 2013, Nauheed played the character of Meera in the TV couple Sam & Meera, associated with the Godrej Group of companies.

Later years[edit]

Nauheed was seen as the main lead in choreographer turned director Ahmed Khan's Lakeer, starring Sunny Deol, John Abraham, Sunil Shetty and Sohail Khan. Nauheed also starred in Anwar, which was directed by Manish Jha, starring Manisha Koirala, Siddharth Koirala, Rajpal Yadav, Vijay Raaz, Hiten Tejwani.

Her release in April 2007 was Life Mein Kabhie Kabhiee, which also stars Aftab Shivdasani and Dino Morea. She was also be seen in ADA...A Way of Life, which garnered fame because of music of A.R. Rahman and Meeting Se Meeting Tak, which also stars Dino Morea and Priyanka Sharma.

She was one of the contestants on "Khatron Ke Khiladi - Level 2" the Indian version of Fear Factor. She reached the top 5 but eventually got eliminated after failing a car stunt.

She was seen in the movie August 2009 release Kisaan, also starring Jackie Shroff, Sohail Khan, Arbaaz Khan and Diya Mirza. She played opposite Sohail Khan as a girl named Titli from a village in Punjab. Her next release was English language film,"Rockin' Meera" directed by Param gill. She played the title role of Meera and the film was a critical and commercial success in the United States. Recently she was in Main Aurr Mrs. Khanna in a supporting role as Nina, Kareena Kapoor's character, Best Friend. She has also appeared in Kurbaan 2009 starring Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan.


Year Album Other Notes
2000 Piya Basanti Features along with Donovan Wodehouse and Sung by Sultan Khan, K. S. Chithra


Year Film Role Language Notes
2003 Supari Dilnawaaz 'Dillu' Hindi
Inteha Tina Saxena Hindi
2004 Lakeer Bindiya Hindi
Sakhiya (Naatho Raa) Chandana Telugu
2006 Holiday Samara Hindi
Rockin' Meera Meera English
2007 Anwar Mehru Hindi
Life Mein Kabhie Kabhiee Monica Seth Hindi
Aggar (2007 film) Ritu Hindi
2008 Sirf Shalu Hindi
Bhootnath Tina Hindi
Rafoo Chakkar: Fun on the Run Juli Vipun Patel Hindi
2009 42 km Divya Hindi
Aasma: The Sky Is the Limit Dia Hindi
Love Ka Tadka Hindi
Meeting Se Meeting Tak Hindi
Betchalor Party Tanu Hindi
Kisaan Titli Kaur Hindi
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna Neena Hindi
Kurbaan Salma Hindi
2010 Ada... A Way of Life Gul Hindi
2012 Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi Anahita Hindi
2014 Jai Ho Hindi
2015 Jaan Ki Baazi Hindi Post-production


Year Title Role
2013 Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi Ki Herself
2009 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (season 2) Herself
1999 Hip Hip Hurray Meera


  1. ^ a b Monika Baldwa, "'My idols are Kajol and Madhuri'" (June 05, 2003).