A British movie actress and singer, Sophie Choudry was also ex-MTV India VJ. She has also been an occasional anchor and model. Sophie is mainly seen in Indian movies. The artist has been born and brought up in England. She was a student of London School of Economics. Sophie graduated in French and European politics. She was born on 8 February, 1981.
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art conferred her gold medal. She even studied at a prestigious political institute in Paris called as 'Sciences Po' for around two years. Many French politicians have been the students of this institute. Sophie Choudhary is connoisseur of several languages including French, English, Urdu, Hindi, Italian, Punjabi, Spanish and Arabic. Sophie bagged three awards - Best Female Newcomer from UK Asian Pop Award in 2001, Most Stylish Female in Music from Lycra MTV Style Award in 2004 and in the year 2005, Sophie received Bollywood Music Award for Best Female Pop Artist.
The multi-talented actress is a professional Bharatanatyam dancer. She learned this style of dance in London for almost four years. Sophie learned Kathak and Salsa in Mumbai. Helena Shenel taught western classical music to Sophie. Pandit Askaran Sharma trained Sophie in the field of Indian classical music.
After finishing her education, Sophie thought of making her dream turn into reality and so she commenced with her singing career. Music director Biddu noted her talent and decided to give it a right direction. Initially, Sophie sang as back-up for the other playback singers like Alisha Chinoy and Shweta Shetty. 'Sansara', an all girls band was starting of pop singing career of Sophie. Eventually, the band got separated and she began with her solo singing in videos like 'Le Le Mera Dil' and 'Habibi'.
In the year 2002, Sophie shifted to Mumbai and became MTV India's VJ. She started anchoring the famous show 'MTV Loveline' and accomplished much popularity from it. 'Sophie & Dr. Love' was her first remix album. The album topped UK Asian Pop charts for almost twelve weeks and broke the records. Eminent personalities like Salma Agha, Runa Laila and Nazia Hassan sang in that album. The year 2009 saw the launch of her album 'Sound of Sophie'. This album was devoid of any remixes and included only original tracks. The Indian brand of fashion, 'Madame' sponsored the album. Sophie turned the brand ambassador for the same brand. In this album, Sophie worked with famous music composers, such as Rishi Rich, Biddu, Bappi Lahiri and Gaurav Gupta.