Suchrita Pillai-Malik (Hindi: सुचित्रा पिल्लई मलिक} known simply as just Suchitra Pillai, is an Indian actress, model, anchor, and veejay. She was a graduate in electronic engineering, but chose to modelling over engineering. She had small roles in hit movies including Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Page 3 (2005), Laaga Chunari Mein Daag (2007), and Fashion (2008).
While in school in Mumbai, Pillai was very much interested in theatre, but she graduated in electronic engineering. She got married shortly after her studies and went to London. She chose modelling as her career[vague] over electronic engineering. In 1993, Pillai was offered her first role for a French film, Le Prix D'Une Femma. Pillai also was offered a role in the English film, Guru in Seven. Pillai then returned to Mumbai and was offered the job as a veejay. In India, she first appeared in arranged marriage video by apache indian and then in bally sagoo's dil cheez kya hai video. She accepted and appeared in shows like Simply South, Red Alert, and Cabaret Cabaret. In her Indian film career, Pillai has mostly appeared in minor roles. Suchitra also was a part of the Zee TV drama, Hip Hip Hurray.