Suzanne Bernert

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Suzanne Bernert
Bernert looking towards the camera
Suzanne Bernert at Audio release of Love Recipe
BornSeptember 26[1]
Years active2004–present
Spouse(s)Akhil Mishra (2009–present)

Suzanne Bernert (born 26 September)[1] is a German-born actress who works primarily in Indian films in various languages.[2][3][4][5] She has acted in films like Ramdhanu - The Rainbow, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. and television serials like 7 RCR and Kasautii Zindagii Kay.[6][7][8] She speaks French, Italian, English, German, Spanish, Hindi, Marathi and Bengali.[9][10][11][12] She acted in Colors TV's historical serial Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat as the first foreign vamp and received nominations and praise for it.[13][14] She also appeared in the Star Plus serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.[15][16] She portrayed Sonia Gandhi on the television series 7 RCR,[17] and in the Hindi film The Accidental Prime Minister.

Early life and career[edit]

Suzanne is from Detmold in Germany. Her mother Monika and father Michael, live in Lindau, Germany. When she was 19, she did a three-year acting course under Heidelotte Diehl in Berlin and is a trained ballet dancer.[1] She is also an accomplished Lavani Dancer[citation needed] She also did a course with American producer and Acting Guru Susan Batson in Berlin.[citation needed] Suzanne was main lead in the film Destined Hearts, with Indian filmmaker Anant Duseja in 2003, which was shot entirely in Dubai.[18] The film is still unreleased.[19]

She moved to Mumbai in 2005. She can speak Hindi, Marathi and Bengali. Suzanne has worked in an array of television series (including Bengali and Marathi). She is also working in Bengali and Marathi films and serials.[20][21] Bernert has worked opposite Aamir Khan in a Titan Watches ad.[22] She is also running a theater group Vijeta with her husband Akhil. She promoted Jaipur tourism by acting in a short film titled Padharo India.[23][24] Suzanne was the first foreign celebrity to partake in a Lavani Celebrity Dance Show up to Semi Finals – Dholkichya talavar Reality Show RDP/Logical Thinkers as herself.[25]

Suzanne will be in The Accidental Prime Minister (film) as Sonia Gandhi, which is scheduled to be released in December 2018.[26] She has been awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema and Television in Rajasthan International Film Festival 2018.[27] Cama Awards Of Gujarat held in Ahmedabad on 1st October 2018 awarded : The International Diva of Bollywood [28]

Personal life[edit]

Suzanne with her husband Akhil Mishra

Suzanne married actor Akhil Mishra in a civil court on 3 February 2009.[29] They married again in a traditional way on 30 September 2011.[30][31][32] She had worked with him in movie Kram and serial Mera Dil Dewaana (Doordarshan).[33] She holds Overseas Citizen of India (OCI Card).

Humanitarian work[edit]

Suzanne was involved with an Indian-based social service organization, Sulabh International and did a short film for United Nations.[citation needed] She, along with Govinda became part of Narmada Seva Yatra, a campaign by the government of Madhya Pradesh.[34]




  1. ^ a b c Mani Mahesh Arora (25 September 2015). "Suzanne Bernert's Birthday Special". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ tadka in Marathi movies
  3. ^ celebrates his Cannes victory
  4. ^ October 9, Kimi Dangor; October 9, 2006 ISSUE DATE:; February 1, 2006UPDATED:; Ist, 2012 16:26. "German actor Suzanne Bernert to make Bollywood debut in Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd". India Today.
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  6. ^ "Suzanne Bernert bags a film". The Times of India. 2013-09-16. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  7. ^ " Meet the only gori bahu on TV!".
  8. ^ "Suzanne Bernert approached to enter Bigg Boss - Times of India". The Times of India.
  9. ^ "Suzanne Bernert in Shaitan!!!". The Times of India. 2013-03-12. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  10. ^ "I thought industrywallahs were ego-centric: Suzanne – The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  11. ^
  12. ^ "Suzanne Bernert's Birthday Special". The Times of India. 2015-09-25.
  13. ^ "I am leaving 'Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat' with a heavy heart, says Queen Helena aka Suzanne Bernert". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  14. ^ "Suzanne Bernert and Sumit Kaul revel in their fashion glory". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  15. ^ "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is a big leap for me, says Suzanne Bernert".
  16. ^ "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai's Akshara aka Hina Khan is very professional: Suzanne Bernett".
  17. ^ a b InpaperMagazine, From (2014-02-09). "Playing Sonia Gandhi". Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  18. ^ German lady finds Indian link through telly Archived 13 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
  19. ^ "After Hrs Correspondent" (September 17, 2006). "It's homecoming for Suzanne". DNA. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  20. ^ "Suzanne Bernert bags Kalay Tasmay Namah". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  21. ^ "German actor does the lavani". mid-day. 2009-05-07. Archived from the original on 15 September 2014. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  22. ^ "German actress confess- to be successful in Bollywood you need Khan's to pull you along!". Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  23. ^ "German actress shoots a film on Indian tourism". Archived from the original on 27 February 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2014.
  24. ^ "German actress to woo tourists in Rajasthan". dailybhaskar. 2012-11-28. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  25. ^ a b "Videsi Mems on Desi TV". The Times of India. 2015-08-10. Retrieved 2015-08-10.
  26. ^ "The Accidental Prime Minister: German actor Suzanne Bernert to play Sonia Gandhi in Anupam Kher starrer". 2018-04-06.
  27. ^ Bernd Buchfeld (January 30, 2018). "Auszeichnung – Westallgäuerin bekommt Filmpreis in Indien". (in German). Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  28. ^ Bernd Buchfeld. "Filmpreis: Westallgäuer Schauspielerin steht in Bollywood im Rampenlicht". (in German). Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  29. ^ Kushali Nag (10 October 2009). "The German bahu". The Telegraph. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  30. ^ Zinia Sen (May 28, 2011). "Suzanne-Akhil to tie the knot again!". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  31. ^ Zinia Sen (May 27, 2011). "Actor Suzanne Bernert is all set to have a traditional wedding ceremony on September 30. Suzanne, who's already married to Akhil Mishra (the librarian in "3 Idiots"), will be going for the pheres on the insistence of her father, who'll be coming down from Germany to attend the ceremony". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  32. ^ Zinia Sen (July 7, 2012). "Is success related to failed marriage?". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  33. ^ "Actress forgoes chance to star alongside Richard Gere for local commitment". The Times of India. 2013-12-11. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  34. ^ "Govinda spends time with fans at Bhopal station".
  35. ^ Raghav Ohri (January 24, 2018). "German actress to play Sonia Gandhi in 'The Accidental Prime Minister'". The Economic Times. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  36. ^ "Mahurat of Marathi film 'Thann Than Gopal' graced by Akshay Kumar". 2014-05-24. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  37. ^ Hungama, Bollywood. "Akshay Kumar at the Mahurat of Marathi film 'Thann Than Gopal'". Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  38. ^ "Love Recipe". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  39. ^ "Foreign hand at Tollywood". Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  40. ^ Kamble, Hridesh (2008-05-02), Pranali: The Tradition, retrieved 2016-04-17
  41. ^ "This is how Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat's characters look like in real life!".
  42. ^ "German actress to star in Ashoka". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  43. ^ "Suzanne Bernert &Narendra Jha in Samvidhaan". The Times of India. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  44. ^ "Suzanne Bernert to play Sonia Gandhi". The Times of India. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  45. ^ "Suzanne-Bernert-Atul-Parchure-in-Ambat-Goad". The Times of India. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  46. ^ "Saloni Daini returns, joins Suzanne Bernert for CID". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  47. ^ "Suzanne Bernert talks about her Shaitaan experience". Gomolo Website. Retrieved 2013-03-15.

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