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Sophie Choudry (born Sophia Choudry, 8 February 1980) is an Indian host, singer and film actress. She has been active primarily in Indian films and is also a former MTV India VJ and occasional model and television presenter.
Sophie Choudry was born and brought up in Manchester, England, United Kingdom. Her father adored Sophia Loren and hence her birthname is "Sophia", however she now goes by the name "Sophie". She has one elder brother.
Choudry studied at London School of Economics, graduating in European politics and French and is also a gold medalist from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Furthermore, she studied for nearly two years at the "Sciences Po" in Paris, France. BollySpice reports, that while still studying, Choudry became a VJ for Zee UK.
Choudry is a polyglot, able to speak fluently English, Hindi, Urdu, French and Italian and sings in these languages as well as in Spanish, Punjabi and Arabic. She is passionate about dance and while in school in London, learnt Bharatnatyam for a year and when she moved to India she took a few classes in kathak. One of her reasons for participating in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 was to learn various dance styles, including Indian classical dance as Bharatnatyam, which she learnt in London for four years as well as Western dances like salsa. She is also well trained in Western classical music, which she learnt for three years in the UK from Helena Shenel, as well as in Indian classical music, which she learnt from Pandit Ashkaran Sharma.
She began her career on Zee Tv UK in the mid 90’s presenting Your Zindagi, a UK based roadshow attending Mela’s with co-host Maz Alam. She also presented Zee Top 10, a chart show also based in the UK before she launched her own career in Music.