Ridhima Sud, who's getting praise from the global film fraternity for playing the super girly and cute Noorie Sood in Zoya Akhtar's Dil Dhadakne Do apparently tried to con the director into thinking that she was a real life heiress!
The young lass would behave like Noorie even off camera to stay
in character, including walking around in dresses when not
A Delhi girl of Lahori lineage, Ridhima actually prefers to be
in Patiala-Kurtis or jeans-tshirt when not working but she thought
if she convinced Zoya that she was a real life counterpart of
Noorie, then she would let her improvise more on camera.
Well, Ridhima Sud has got a double-major in political science
and economics from the New York University (NYU), USA. She had even
landed a job at the Wall Street but she left it all for the role of
Noorie Sood in Dil Dhadakne Do.
"When you are passionate about something, you can rationalise
and see the positive in everything. I have a solid education that
helped me gain self-confidence, and shaped me into an independent
thinker," she says.
Ponds Dreamflower ad
She is the biker girl in the Ponds Dreamflower ad, not only
Ponds, she has even shot for Kaya.
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She has shot for campaigns of many big brands like Vodafone,
Coca Cola, Titan and ebay etc.
Ridhima has been a part of the production team of the Hollywood
film Eat, Pray, Love and has also worked in the Oscar-nominated
Ballad of Rustom.
She has taken acting lessons from none other than Leonardo
Dicaprio's acting coach Larry Moss and the actress lucky enough to
have a classmate like Tobey Maguire.
"She was always on top of my list of directors to work with, and
it's literally a dream debut. She is very intuitive, and maybe,
it's a female director thing, but sometimes she'll know why you're
doing something even when you don't know it yourself. She's quick
to identify intention, and guides the actor accordingly," says
Ridhima Sud has done a double-major in political science and
economics from the New York University (NYU), USA.
She has already signed a three film deal with Shoojit Sircar and
John Abraham's co-production.
Left Wall Street
Now who would do that? Ridhima left a plum job at the Wall
Street to debut in Bollywood movies.
Her Dad's Reaction
When I told my parents that I wanted to act, they thought I was
joking. My dad was like, 'You want to go to Europe for summers or
buy an expensive bag or anything else?' He was literally throwing
money at me to stop me. He was like, 'such an amazing life you have
beta, why do you want to struggle and ghisso your chappals in
Bollywood.' But at the back of their minds, they knew it was in my
On Working With DDD Cast
Seeing such senior people work is like learning new things every
day. You just watch them perform and see how effortless they are.
From work ethics to how they handle a certain character, I learnt
it all. It was like a crash course in Bollywood. Log jo 10 saal
mein seekhte hain, I learnt that in three months. I feel like the
luckiest girl in the world," she said.