Artist

Acclaimed Actor-Producer and National Award Winner, Sanjay Suri born and brought up in Srinagar (Kashmir), spent the first 20 beautiful years of his life in the Kashmir Valley. Sanjay is credited with 32 features as an Actor and 8 features as a Producer. Sanjay acted in his first film, “Pyar Mein Kabhi Kabhi” in 1999. His filmography as an actor includes acclaimed films like FIRAAQ, PINJAR, DAMAN, FILHAAL, I AM, Say Salaam India and other trendsetting films such as JHANKAAR BEATS and MY BROTHER NIKHIL where he gained tremendous acclaim as an actor. Sanjay has been at the forefront of the current revolution of Independent Cinema in India and known for his qualitative choice of roles and films.

He independently starred and produced the path breaking film, “My Brother Nikhil” and also won the prestigious National Award (2011) for best Hindi language film as Producer for “I AM”. One of the few actors to play a role of a Gay man as protagonist won Sanjay both national and international acclaim for his performance in ‘My Brother Nikhil’.

He acted & produced “CHAURANGA” ( Four Colours ), which was awarded the Incredible India Award at Film Bazaar (2011), best film GRAND JURY PRIZE at IFFLA (Los Angeles’2015) and best film India Gold, MAMI (2014). Sanjay played the role of an upper caste Zamindar ( Landlord ) effectively. He will next be seen in a psychological thriller “My Birthday Song”.

Sanjay acted in the Amazon India’s first Indian original successful web series title , “Inside Edge” playing the character of a coach in the series also Alt Balaji’s web series titled “Dev DD”.  He hosted a crime series , Savdhan India for Stars Life Ok Channel as well.

Sanjay served as a Jury member at MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Images, 2012) and as a Jury Member at the prestigious Dubai International Film Festival (2013) for the Muhr Arab Feature Section.

Positioned well between the indie’s and main stream, his choices have been brave and has been admired for the same.

Physical Attributes

Height: 5 feet 9 in (175cms) | Physique: Athletic |  Hair Color: Dark Brown
Hair Length: Currently Short to Mid | Eyes: Brown | Ethnicity: Indian/South Asian

Films

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Modelling and TV

MODELLING:
Philishave, Gillete, Fiat Uno, Matiz Daewoo, Hero Honda, Sprint Collect, Vimal Suitings, Donear Suitings, Times of India, Wills Cigarettes, Nilkamal Furniture, Ponds

TELEVISION

  • Hosted as an anchor a Crime Series for Life Ok Channel on STAR TV ” SAVDHAN INDIA” 2015-16
  • Hosted a 12-episode travel show in India for SONY TV
  • Yehi to pyaar hai: Acted in a 32 episode TV series for Zee TV

Performer Skills

Spoken Languages:  Hindi, English, Urdu, Punjabi.
Athletic Skills:  Aerobics, Basketball, Swimming, Cycling, Track & Field , Racket games, Trekking, Roller Skating, Most Sports, etc.

Education

Burn Hall School, Srinagar , J&K.
B.COM (Bachelors in Commerce honours, J&K)

Awards

  • NATIONAL AWARD as a Producer for Best Hindi Language film “I AM” 
  • Triangle Media Groups David Flint Honorary Award for Promoting Human Rights
  • Kalakaar Awards, Kolkatta, Best Actor Award for “Bas Ek Pal”, 2006
  • Winner TMG Global Awards, Sanjay Suri – Actor / Producer for My Brother Nikhil,  2006
  • Nomination for Best Supporting Actor for “Pinjar”, Zee Awards, 2004

Other Details

Work History    : Feature Films, Short Films, Commercials, Television, Hosting, Voice Over.
Job Categories  : Acting, Producing, Production
Primary Citizenship : India
Valid Passport : Yes
Country   : INDIA