Sofia Hayat Shoots in Maldives
Maldives Promotion House – According to reports British Asian actress, and singer Sofia Hayat was recently in Maldives for a commercial photo shoot. Sofia also tweeted about her trip to Maldives and uploaded some of the photos to her Facebook page. Sofia is scheduled to leave Maldives today.
Sofia first came to public attention on Satellite Channel, Zee TV, where she hosted her own TV show for 3 years starting in 2000. The show became a cult favourite amongst young British Asians.
Later, Hayat was in the UK TV talent show Bollywood Star, in which she lost out on the first prize by about 3 places. She holds a BA in Music and Performing Arts. She has been instructed under David Schwimmer, famously from the American TV show Friends.
“So here I am in paradise, no phone, a bit worried, but hey, when in paradise why worry? The spa resort is unbelievable. When I arrived I was greeted by 40 dolphins dancing in the waves. I was on the boat here and there they were. In the morning I saw a
black tip shark on my way to breakfast. Breakfast of tropical fruits and Ayurvedic tonic, while I was overlooking a turquoise beach and white sand,” she tweets.
“Gym in 2 hrs, followed by diving, then a nice massage with one of the top masseurs in the world in reiki and cranio then cocktails and dinner in the lagoon. Oh! Did I say my house is on the sea with a private dining area, and an enclosed plunge sea, not pool, sea in my house! What phone?” Sofia had tweeted.
Sofia also participated in the coral regeneration program and beach cleaning program organised by the resort located in South Ari Atoll to mark the Earth Day.
Sofia has appeared in TV Advertising campaigns for big international brands like Walkers Crisps, McDonalds, and was the first model/actor who featured in the campaign for Timotei hair shampoo. A brand well known for hair products for blondes. This was the first time they shot with a brunette from Indian origin.
She started acting professionally at 16, where she landed her first role with the BBC on the hit show, “Absolute Power”, where she starred alongside Stephen Fry. She then went on to star in the BAFTA award winning show Fur TV, where she played a Latino, complete with Brazilian accent! The show was an international success and has been translated in over 5 different languages.