Name : Amrita Puri
Birth date : 20 August, 1983
Birth Place : Mumbai, India
Occupation : Actress
Years active : 2010–present
Amrita Puri Biography
Amrita Puri is a model and an Indian actress who primarily appears on stage and in Bollywood films. Amrita Puri is the daughter of Aditya Puri, Managing Director of HDFC Bank. Amrita Puri is based in Mumbai, India.
Amrita Puri – Career
Following her post-graduation, Amrita Puri began her career through writing and doing theatre, with her first play being Quasar Thakore Padamsee’s English play View From The Stage and Scherazade Kaiokobad’s “Retellings”. For a year Amrita did copywriting for advertising agency Ogilvy along with freelancing for lifestyle magazine. After getting her portfolio done by Dilip Bhatia, Amrita Puri began auditioning for movies and ad films. Soon she did her first ad for Kotex and later featured in ads and TV commercials for several brands, including People First, Garnier and L’Oreal.
Later on auditioning for few films, Amrita eventually brought down with the role of Shefali Thakur in Aisha. Amrita Puri acquired acclaim through the movie, which was dubbed as “India’s first chick flick”. It was loosely based on the Jane Austen novel Emma and its Hollywood adaptation Clueless. Amrita’s performance was described by leading critics as “heartwarming”, a “real surprise” and “steals the film”
After Aisha, Amrita went back to do few plays including the M.E.T.A award winning play by Akvarious Productions The Interview (alongside Karan Pandit and Kashin Shetty), and Famous Last Words (besides Sahil Jaffrey and Anish Trivedi).
Amrita Puri Filmography
2010 Aisha Shefali Thakur Hindi Debut film
2012 Blood Money Aarzoo Hindi
2013 Kai Po Che! Vidya Hindi Pre-production