Suchitra Pillai

Actor, Singer and VJ
Winner of the Best Actress Award
Niche Radio Interview


Suchitra Pillai is an actress, singer, compère and mother. A graduate in electronic engineering, she followed her heart and went the showbiz way in 1993 in london starting off as the lead in a French film Le Prix d' Une Femme for France 3 television. Apart from her roles in movies including Dil Chahta Hai, Page 3, Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, Marigold, Tikli, Laxmi Bomb, Calendar Girls, Dasvidaniya and Fashion to name a few in Bollywood, she has done 2 Hollywood films, The Other Side Of The Door for 20th century fox and The Valley for which she won best actress at Milan and Long Island International Film Festivals. She has been featured in music videos for Apache Indian, Oasis, Zazie and Bally Sagoo and sung on albums with international artists like Talvin Singh, French Algerian artist Rachid Taha and also Kula Shaker from the UK. On TV she was a Vj on channel V, last seen in Hindi series such as Ek Shringaar Swabhimaan, 24, Beinteha and in France on the finale season of TV show Fait Pas Ci Fait Pas Ca. On the web in Romil and Jugal and Kehne Ko Hum Safar Hai, Bebaakee, Made In Heaven on Amazon Prime and on Netflix in Betaal produced by Shah Rukh Khan's - Red Chillies Entertainment and also Masaba Masaba on Netflix. Suchitra's first music album Such is Life was released in 2011 and her second album History Of Rock and Roll (mixed and mastered at Rockford studios london by Nick Brine) will be out soon. She is also an accomplished theater artiste most recently having played one of the leads in the path breaking musical Sing India Sing and having worked in productions like Dance Like A Man, Wedding Album, August Osage county to name a few .Having been in the industry for over 25 years and having dabbled in all media from a radio jockey, compere, theatre, tv, film, web actor and a singer too Suchitra is one who loves every minute of her job no matter which hat she is wearing.

Recently, Suchitra dropped her vocals for a track called Tanzanite which was recently remixed by New Sound artists and aired on Niche Radio.


Interview Edit: Gama Goblin

Mix & Mastering: Dee

Music: Suchitra Pillai