Masumeh Makhija, also known as Masumi Makhija, is a Bollywood actress
The Canada-born stunner came to India when she was a year old. She went to school in Pune.
The acting bug bit her young; She started theatre at the age of 10, and turned professional when she was 14. The next year, she came to Mumbai. Television serials like Thoda Hai Thode Ki Zaroorat Hai, Radha and Suhana Safar were her first screen steps. Then, she took a two-year break.
Her first movie was a German project, Gate To Heaven. From there, she moved on to the romantic comedy Chupke Se and the critically acclaimed Maqbool. She also worked in a small project called One Into One Point Six. Her biggest break, however, is the latest Mahesh Manjrekar film, in which the Bihar politician it shares its name with does a cameo
The actress who caught the eye with her brilliant acting in debut film Chupke Se and the critically acclaimed Maqbool. She has also done a German movie, Gate to Heaven. Her sexy cameo in Woh Lamhe was appreciated. Her sister Shona Urvasi is a director.
he girl-next-door has turned sizzling siren. Masumeh Makhija might have made her debut in ‘Chupke Se’ as a cutie pie and followed it up with a commendable performance in ‘Maqbool’,
The damsel's voluptuous and curvy body makes the men go weak in the knees. The actress giggles as she reveals the secret: "The credit goes to martial arts and my dancing sessions. Of course eating right and hitting the gym pays too. I am fond of belly dancing and have learnt Jazz and Salsa too. I will soon be learning hip-hop.
And just how far is she willing to go? "I will never do nudity! If you show everything, what else is there to show? I have my principles and will never do anything that go against them."
* Maqbool (2003)(Nominated best female break through artist)
* Chupke se, (2003)
* Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav, (2004)
* Woh Lamhe, (2006)(Nominated Stardust awards best female break through artist)
* Dus Kahaniyaan, (2007)
* Saas bahu aur sensex (2008)
* Alibaug (2008)