(Last Updated on : 26/11/2014)
Natasha Suri is an Indian Supermodel and former Pond's Femina Miss India-World. This beauty pageant winner
was also named Miss Beautiful Smile in the Pond's Femina Miss India pageant. Suri competed in the Miss World 2006 pageant held in Poland and made it to the Semi-Finals. She finished third in the Beach Beauty event and made it to the top 10 in the Talent event. In 2007, Suri was appointed Tourism Ambassador of Mauritius receiving the 'Friends of Mauritius' accolade from the country's Deputy Prime Minister. She was praised by the President of Sri Lanka as an Indian ambassador during her tenure as Miss India.
Early Life and Education of Natasha Suri
She hails from Mumbai
. Suri ethnically is half Punjabi
and half Telugu
. She has two sisters: Rupali Suri and Soniya Suri. Rupali Suri is a model, anchor and actress who won the Gladrags MegaModel contest in 2006.
Suri received her bachelor's degree course in Business management
from Jai Hind College
in Mumbai where she also earned the "Jai Hind Achievers" alumnus trophy in 2008.
Modelling Career of Natasha Suri
Suri debuted as a fashion model at Rome Fashion Week. Then she went on to walk on the ramps of Dubai Fashion Week, Sri Lanka Fashion Week, India Fashion Weeks (Delhi
) and Lakme Fashion Weeks (Mumbai) for 5 seasons. She has worked for a number of eminent fashion designers like Tarun Tahiliani
, Rohit Bal
, Sabyasachi Mukherjee
, Suneet Varma
, Satya Paul
, Wendell Rodricks
, Ritu Kumar
, Hemant Trevedi
, Neeta Lulla
, Manish Arora
, Versace, Gucci, Valentino, etc.
As a photographic model, Suri has appeared in various magazine covers including Cosmopolitan, Femina, Elle, Top Gear, Time Out, Lifestyle n Luxury, Smart Photography, Brides Now, Avantegarde Life, Fitness First, Models n Trends, Megamodelz, Time n Style, and Maxim. She has also been on product endorsements, and print campaigns like Pond's, Pepsodent, Audi, Tanishq, Diet Coke, Snickers, Pantaloons, Parachute, and Gestures, etc.
Television Career of Natasha Suri
She also has tried her luck as a host in television
and tasted success. Her first show as a host was 'Cell Guru' on NDTV India
and a 'luxury and lifestyle show Velvet'. She then hosted the successful show 'Big Switch in season -3' with popular film director Rohit Shetty
and reality show 'SuperStud' on Bindass, with actor Ashmit Patel
. She also works as a host for her own style and fashion based show 'Style Police' on UTV Bindass.
She appeared on the Shahrukh Khan
hosted reality show 'Zor Ka Jhatka' as a celebrity contestant. She was also the participant in the reality show 'Big Switch (season-1)' where celebrities experienced life in slums. The show was hosted by actress Genelia D'Souza.
Achievements of Natasha Suri
In 2008, she was honoured with the "Pillar of Hindustani Society Award" for her achievements in the fashion industry.
In the year 2006, she was the Semi-finalist in Miss World competition where she grabbed the third position of Miss Beach Beauty title.
In 2006, she won the title of Miss India World. There she also won the titles of Miss Beautiful Smile and Miss Personality.
She was photographed by ace photographer Atul Kasbekar for the annual Canon Calendar as one of the 'Most Beautiful Faces of 2006'.
In 2004, she was Get Gorgeous-1 winner.
In 2003, she won the title of Miss Maharashtra.
In 2002 she was named Navy Queen.