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Pillai at MAMI Film Festival 2017
|Occupation||actress, Voice actress, model, engineer, anchor, VJ|
Suchitra Pillai (born 27 August 1970) is an Indian actress, model, anchor and VJ. A graduate in electronic engineering, she chose a career in arts over engineering. Apart from roles in movies including Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Page 3 (2005), Laaga Chunari Mein Daag (2007), and Fashion (2008), Suchitra is a singer in the Indi pop and rock genre with an album Such is Life released in 2011  She is also an accomplished theater artiste.
While in school in Mumbai, Pillai was very much interested in theatre but she graduated in electronic engineering. She left for London soon after, where she became involved in children's theatre. She started acting in movies in 1993 when she was offered her first role in a French film Le prix d'une femme as well as a role in the English film Guru in Seven.
Pillai then returned to Mumbai and was offered the job as a veejay. She first appeared in a music video by Apache Indian and then in Bally Sagoo's "Dil cheez hai kya" video. She has also forayed into television with shows like Simply South, Red Alert, Hip Hip Hurray, Beintehaa, Rishta.com and Cabaret Cabaret. Pillai appears in the 2016 Hollywood film The Other Side of the Door, and in the 2017 indie film The Valley, for which she won the Best Actress award at both The Long Island International Film Festival and The Milan International Filmmakers Festival in 2017.
In 2005, Suchitra married Lars Kjeldsen, an engineer from Denmark, after meeting at a mutual friend's house. They have one daughter Annika.
|1993||Le prix d'une femme||French film|
|1998||Guru in Seven||English film|
|2001||Everybody Says I'm Fine||Jessica||Hindi film|
|Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai||A Reporter|
|Dil Chahta Hai||Priya|
|2003||Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II||Shalu|
|88 Antop Hill||Mrs. Antara Shelar|
|2005||Page 3||Fashion Designer Sonal Roy|
|Pyaar Ke Side Effects||Anjali/Dracula|
|2007||Marigold: An Adventure in India||Rani|
|Laaga Chunari Mein Daag||Michelle|
|2010||Dulha Mil Gaya||Jasmine|
|2016||The Other Side Of The Door||Piki|
|2016||Oppam||School Principal||Malayalam film|
Television(2003-2005) KKOI Dil Mein Hai
|1998||Hip Hip Hurray||Alaknanda Ma'am||Zee TV||Indian Weekend Soap Era|
|2013||24||Mehek Ahuja||Colors TV||Indian Weekend Soap Era|
|2001||Pradhan Mantri (Zee)||Journalist||Zee TV||Indian Weekend drama|
|2013–2014||Beintehaa||Surraiya Usman Abdullah||Colors TV||Indian Daily Soap Era|
|2014||Bigg Boss 8||Guest||Colors TV||Reality show|
|2016-17||Ek Shringaar-Swabhiman||Sandhya Chauhan||Colors TV||Indian Daily Soap Era|
In 2007, she performed her first dub-over role in the Hindi version of the American movie, Live Free or Die Hard- Maggie Q's role of Mah Linh. Since then she has dubbed several other roles in Hindi; the parts of Angelina Jolie (Beowulf), Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Dark Knight), and most recently as the voice of Hela for Cate Blanchett in the Hindi version of Thor: Ragnarok.
Live action films
|Film title||Actress||Character||Dub Language||Original Language||Original Year Release||Dub Year Release||Notes|
|Live Free or Die Hard ||Maggie Q||Mai Linh||Hindi||English||2007||2007|
|The Dark Night||Maggie Gyllenhaal||Rachel Dawes||Hindi||English||2008||2008||Katie Holmes portrayed this character in Batman Begins and was voiced by Neshma Chemburkar in Hindi.|
|Thor: Ragnarok||Cate Blanchett||Hela||Hindi||English||2017||2017|
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- "2017 LIIFE Nominees & Winners - The Long Island International Film Expo". The Long Island International Film Expo. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
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- "Suchitra Pillai and Lars Kjeldsen is a perfect pair - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
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