Sofia Hayat is an actress, model,singer and a former nun who worked in British and Indian projects. She is a British national of Indian descent. She was a contestant on Bigg Boss 7 in 2013. She entered as a wild card entry but got evicted on 12th week on 8 December 2013 (Day 84). She later was a contestant on Dance Ki Takkar 2 in 2014.
Sources have reported conflicting birth dates with some reporting 1974 and some reporting 1984. She holds a BA (Hons) in Music and Performing Arts, and has studied acting for seven years, including the Meisner Technique, of which she is a fan.
In June 2016, she announced that she has embraced spirituality and become a nun. She adopted the name, Gaia Sofia Mother.
On 1st March 2017 Sofia got engaged to her boyfriend Vlad Stanescu an interior designer by profession after dating him a week. On 24th April 2017 Sofia and Vlad got married in a private ceremony in London.
- 2000 Zee Music TV SKY as Presenter
- 2003 Absolute Power as Shanti
- 2005 Footballers Wive$: Overtime as Zuki
- 2008 Waterloo Road as Jones
- 2008 Fur TV as Lucia
- 2010 Jonathan Creek as Selima El Sharad
- 2012 Superdude as host
- 2013 Bollywood Carmen as Sophia
- 2013 Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi Ki as herself
- 2013 Bigg Boss 7 as herself
- 2014 The Midnight Beast as Sloman's Wife
- 2014 Dance Ki Takkar 2 as herself - Eliminated 3rd week - 23 November 2014 (20th place)
- 2015 Pihu Ka Rishta as herself (guest)
- 2016 Comedy Nights Bachao as herself
- 2012 Diary of a Butterfly (Hindi) as Carol
- 2015 Six-X (Hindi) (Post-production)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Sofia Hayat raises temperature with bikini shoot!. Yahoo! (30 April 2011). Retrieved on 9 December 2011.
- ↑ Candy Brar, Ajaz Khan and Sofia Hayat to enter Bigg Boss season 7 as wild card entries. tellychakkar.com. Retrieved on 26 October 2013.
- ↑ I am quite childish, says Sofiya Hayat before entering Bigg Boss house. DNA.com. Retrieved on 31 October 2013.
- ↑ Former Bigg Boss 7 contestants Sofia Hayat, Elli Avram reunite!. DNA.com. Retrieved on 31 October 2014.
- ↑ Veronica Bottasini. Sofia Hayat. Vogue. Retrieved on 6 March 2013.
- ↑ 81. Sofia Hayat – FHM. Fhmindia.com. Retrieved on 10 February 2014.
- ↑ Sofia Hayat. My mother hired a hitman to kill me: The shocking story of a Muslim woman whose parents disapproved of her Western lifestyle. Daily Mail. Retrieved on 10 February 2014.
- ↑ Sofia Hayat Bigg Boss Season 7 Contestants, Participants Sofia Hayat Videos, Full Episodes, Photos, Movie Clips, Promos & Housemates News – Colors TV Shows. Colors.in.com. Retrieved on 10 February 2014.
- ↑ About. Sofia Hayat. Retrieved on 9 December 2011.
- ↑ 10.0 10.1 Tiwari, Vijaya (3 June 2016). Sofia Hayat reveals why she turned into a nun, displays silicon implants removed from breasts. Retrieved on 23 July 2016.
- ↑ I am doing this show so I can forget what happened in Bigg Boss: Sofia Hayat. India Today. Retrieved on 2 November 2014.
- ↑ Dance Ki Takkar 2: I am shock with my elimination says Sofia. India Today. Retrieved on 25 November 2014.
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