Sophiya Haque .

Actor, Extra, Model, Dancer, Teacher/Choreographer,… more

London, United Kingdom
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Physical Details

Height:
170 cm / 5ft 7in
Hips:
96 cm / 38 in
Weight:
63 kg / 138 lbs
Dress size:
UK 10 / AUS 10 / US 6
Ethnicity:
Other
Eye color:
Black
Chest:
96 cm / 38 in
Hair color:
Other
Skin color:
Tanned
Hair length:
Long
Waist:
73 cm / 29 in
Hair type:
Straight

Credits

1988
  • Arts Educational : Dance

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Cole Kitchenn


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern

Sophiya can currently be seen in the Sadler's Wells/ TRSE co production of Wah Wah Girls playing the lead role of Soraya. .Recent reviews and an 'Offie' nomination for best female performance in 'Britain's Got Bhangra' playing the leading role of Shindie. Metro *****
'Played by a wonderful Sophiya Haque' Times *** 'A deliciously voracious Sophiya Haque' Stage ***** 'Shinde is a
godsend of a role to play and Haque fulfils the brief exquisitely' Guardian **** 'Strong support from Sophiya Haque as the
ruthless .Shinde'
Please see biography for film and television credits including 'Wanted' and 'Coronation Street'.

TELEVISION

Senkhara
House of Anubis
Nickelodeon

Poppy Morales
CORONATION STREET
ITV
Various Directors
(Regular 2008-09)

Ameera
FAIRYTALES
BBC
Paul Whittington

Mary
BRILLIANT
TV Pilot
Douglas McFadden

Panel Judge
BOLLYWOOD STAR
Maverick Television for C4
David Dehaney

Acolyte
BIG BAD WORLD (Series 2)
Carlton TV
Piers Haggard

VJ / Presenter for 7years on MTV Asia and Channel V
SOPHIYA’S CHOICE.(produced by Sophiya Haque) CLASSIC MTV. BILLBOARD TOP 100. HEADBANGERS BALL. PARTYZONE. ALTERNATIVE NATION and many many more....



FILM

Tessa
14 DAYS WITH VICTOR
Arcadia Motion Pictures
Roman Parrado

Puja
WANTED
Universal Pictures
Timur Bekmambetov

THE RISING
Kaleidoscope Ent.
Ketan Mehta

SANDHYA
Quest Films
Sangeeth Sivan

SANTOSHAM
Santosham Films
Dasaradh

INDIAN
Sunny Super Sounds Prods
N. Maharajan

HAN MAINE BHI PYAR KIYA
Shree Krishna Int.
Dharmesh Darshan

Tara
SNIP!
Snip Films
Sunhil Sippy

HAR DIL JO PYAAR KAREGA
Nadiadwala Grandson Ent.
Raj Kanwar

WAVES “ALAIPAYUTHEY”
Madras Talkies
Mani Ratham

KHOOBSURAT
Friends India
Sanjay Chhel

THEATRE

Soraya (created role)
Wah! Wah! Girls
Peacock theatre
Theatre Royal Stratford East
Emma Rice

Shinde (created role)
BRITAIN’S GOT BHANGRA
Theatre Royal Stratford and UK tour
Pravesh Kumar

The Janoo Rani (created role)
THE FAR PAVILIONS
Shaftesbury Theatre
Gale Edwards

Rani (original cast)
BOMBAY DREAMS
Apollo Victoria
Stephen Pimlott

Musical Stager and Assistant Director
RUE MAGIQUE
The Kings Head Theatre
Lisa Forrey

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modeling

Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work


Most of her modeling work took place in India and Hong kong when she lived in Asia. Sophiya has been a catwalk and photographic model for most of India's top designers particularly Manish Arora.
She has posed for magazines such as Elle, Cosmopolitan, Mansworld, and most of Britain's Asian magazines. She has enjoyed numerous shoots with India 's top photographers such as Prabhuddha Das Gupta and Amina Agurwal. Ad campaigns and calenders for 'Debeers', 'Varma' and for 'Garden' using her ability as a dancer to sell their fabric. x

Music

Keyboard ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Alto


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Jazz

RECORDING

One Night In My LIfe
AKASA
Single released worldwide
WEA Records

Kama Sutra
AKASA
Single released worldwide
East West Records

Akasa and Sophiya
Album released in Asia
East West Records

Right Inside Your Love (co wriiten w/ Tory Amos)
Twix Album
East West Records

LIVE

THE POWER ONIONS (backing vocalist & keyboards)
India Stadium Tour

Lead Singer w/ Channel V House Band
Channel V Road Show India Tour
Audiences 25-30,00

MUSICALS

Wah! Wah! Girls
Bombay Dreams
The Far Pavilions
Britain's Got Bhangra

Dancing

Dancing ability

Expert


Dance styles
  • Ballet
  • Ballroom
  • Bellydance
  • Bollywood
  • Contemporary
  • Country
  • Disco
  • Folk
  • Jazz
  • Latin American
  • Rock & Roll
  • Salsa
  • Swing
  • Tango
  • Tap

Race Apart Dance Projects
London Contemporary Dance Theatre

Featured dancer in numerous bollywood films
The Rising (Ballad Of Mangal Panday)
Indian (w/ Malaika Arora khan)
and many more...

Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern

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