Meet Preity Upala, Hollywood actor, international model and former beauty queen. She has worked in four continents: Australia, USA, Asia and Europe.
It has just been announced that she will be a head delegate at judge at the 57th ASAI PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand this December.
This year’sfestival marks a special occasion honoring the king of Thailand, as it happens to fall during his birthday month. It will be a memorable event and preity will grace the red carpet and all the gala events and media conferences.
Her claim to fame came about in Asia a few years ago, as she became an overnight sensation in China accepting 3 film awards, presented by Mr. Jackie Chan himself, at the Asia Pacific Film Festival. Since then she has been of interest to the Asia media.
Preity had a similar experience in Moscow, Russia where she was appointed the official host of the Moscow International Horror Film Festival. She gave a speech in Russian language to a Russian audience on spirituality that sparked media frenzy and was featured in a story by MTV Russia.
Traveling is one of her biggest passions in life, having been to over 45 countries, exploring spirituality and culture in all of these places. It is her second nature to work in a foreign environment and she effortlessly fits the role, speaking several languages.
She has appeared in national and international campaigns for brands such as FACEBOOK, HP, EBAY and Clear Trip and Marriot hotel group.
Her TV/ film credits include shows such as Vampire diaries, the Talk, LA Hair, The Doctors and Pink Slip. She has also appeared in a few big Bollywood movies shot in Sydney such as Virsa and BhaagMalikaBhaag. She also appeared in Bang Bang, a Bollywood movie shot in Greek island of Mykonos.
She has modeled for various fashion designers such as: Sea folly, Style brazil, Anna Campbell, Intimo, Jian Ador Couture, Shekhar Rehate, Kyotap, Culture Shock and Jack and Jill design.
In USA, she was crowned Miss India international AP 2012 in California. Prior to that she also won the miss India Portugal title in 2011 and was a finalist at the Miss Earth Australia 2009.Her exquisite beauty, refined sophistication and elegance are incomparable. Born in Dubai, but growing up in Paris, Sydney and now Los Angeles has imbued her with a truly global reach and feel.
Making her country proud, she is on of the few Indian actresses in Hollywood currently making waves.
We wish her all the best and look forward to catching her on the big screen soon!
Photographer: Leon fotografia
Make up artist: Gabriela lara