Amrita Puri Wiki
Amrita Puri is an Indian actress popular in bollywood industry. She has made her debut in Bollywood with the supporting role of Shefali Thakur in Aisha, a Rajshree Ojha’s film followed by the lead role in Mahesh bhatt’s Blood Money alongwith Kunal Khemu. She has done advertising for many brands like Kotex, Garnier, L’oreal. She made her debut on television with Anurag Basu’s “Stories by Rabindranath Tagore” which aired on EPIC channel. Currently, She is seen in Star Plus’ show P.O.W.(Prisoner Of War).
Amrita Puri was born on 20 August 1983 in Mumbai, India. She is the daughter of Aditya Puri, Managing Director of HDFC Bank. She did her schooling from Bombay Scottish School and St Xavier’s College. She has completed her post graduation in mass communications and also did a stint in an ad agency. 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. She did some theatre apart from modelling in her early days. After auditioning for few films, she finally landed with the role of Shefali Thakur in Aisha.
Name : Amrita Puri
Birth Date : 20 August 1983
Age : 33 years
Zodiac : Leo
Hometown : Mumbai
Height : 5’3″ (approx)
Weight : 53 kg or 117 pounds
Eye Color : Dark Brown
Marital Status : Unmarried
Education : Post Graduation
Occupation : Actress and Model
Years active : 2010 – Present
Amrita Puri is seen in a fiction show P.O.W(Prisoner Of War) which airs on Star Plus. The show also stars Sandhya Mridul, Satyadeep Mishra and Purab Kohli. Amrita is playing the role of a simple Punjabi girl, Harleen Kaur, whose husband goes Missing in Action for 17 years post the Kargil war in 1999. She takes charge over the destiny of her in-laws and is considered the breadwinner of the family.
Amrita Puri belongs to the family which have no connection with the acting and movies. Her father Mr. Aditya Puri is the Managing Director of HDFC Bank. Her parents feel proud for their daughter’s success. She has a brother named Amit Puri.
In Stories by Rabindranath Tagore
Amrita Puri was seen on small screen in Anurag Basu’s “Stories by Rabindranath Tagore”. The story was about a young, beautiful and intelligent woman in a loveless marriage.
Amrita puri is very much single and is not dating anyone. She is currently focusing on her career.
Amrita played a role of small town girl from punjab who never stepped out from her home town and came into high society of Delhi.
1. In the year 2010, Amrita Puri received the Stardust Best Breakthrough Performance Award for her role in the movie ‘Aisha’, directed by Rajshree Ojha.
2. She was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actress in a Supporting Role and as the Filmfare Best Debutant for ‘Aisha’.
3. Amrita Puri also got nominated for the Zee Cine Awards and the Star Screen Award in the following categoty: Best Actress in Supporting Role Category for ‘Aisha’
2010 Aisha (Debut film)
2012 Blood Money
2013 Kai Po Che!
2016 A Flying Jatt (Item Number)
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