Sydney based, Raj Suri – founder Miss India Australia is an award winning National Director of Australia based out of Sydney. Miss India Australia was conceived and set up by Raj Suri in 2001. As the founder of Miss India Australia, Raj Suri has been instrumental in providing a genuine platform to the Australian talent for over 17 years. Raj Suri work continues with his Indian youth mentoring and women empowerment workshops, sharing his experience to help in giving confidence to young women with self image and camera presenting – embracing real diversity of Australia. A true creative visionary who believes in modern Australian culture by creating environment in Australia where true multiculturalism can thrive by creating more role models from within the Australian communities. More about Raj Suri – the photographer | actor | film-media producer | founder Miss India Australia. Website/Full Bio Here
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Raj is the former judge/panellist of Australian TV series BOLLYWOOD STAR SBS which was aired nationally in Australia in 2012 - VIEW TRAILER EPISODE
A true creative visionary, Raj Suri founded the Miss India Australia missindia.com.au in 2001, with the vision to contribute positively to the multicultural contemporary Australia and beyond. Raj's Miss India Australia (MIA) platform has been the base for Australian talent to the fastest growing entertainment industries in the world - Bollywood & beyond - Australians, as past winners of Raj Suri's Miss India Australia Talent Search are now pursuing a full fledged film careers as lead actors in India. Since 2011, Raj personally grooms and prepares Australian talent to represent overseas after an extensive audition process in Australia providing talent mentorship programs and practical workshops. Once selected, Raj facilitates along with his associate office in Bollywood.
Raj is the creative director, principal photographer of MissIndiaMagazine.com. Raj has conceived, styled and photographed fashion shoots around the world for the independent online global magazine which has a growing affluent global audience. Official director of photography and Judge for "Photogenic" titles at the 2011 World Supermodel & Miss Teen Australia contests in Fiji islands. Raj has been the judge of the World Supermodel Australia from the its first year in 2011 and continues to be on the judging panel till today.
Raj Suri is the original founder of The Global Style - Indian World Supermodel, (2012) and in 2015 launched the male version with India's top fashion designers Rohit Bal and Varun Bahl - The Global Style (India)
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Films & Bollywood
Raj Suri is the founder director of KARIGAR (Australia) - a film and media company based in Sydney. Raj Suri's involvement in the film scene goes back to 2004 in pre production - he has closely worked with acclaimed independent Bollywood actor Sanjay Suri ( Raj Suri's brother) and film director ONIR to bring the award winning feature My Brother Nikhil for screenings to Australia including Sydney and Melbourne. In 2009 Raj Suri took a step in independent film production as the only Australian co-producer of Bollywood film I AM MEGHA – one of the four films in the I AM feature film project.
I AM Project was OFFICIAL SELECTION AT VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Canadian Premier) Oct.’2010. On 7 March 2012, I AM won the prestigious National Award as the best Hindi film - the highest honour for cinema in India. Raj Suri attended CANNES Film Festival 2012 - to collaborate worldwide and especially co-productions between Australia and India. [spacer height="20px"] Early 2014, Raj presented I AM Megha screening at the University of Newcastle as part of Bollywood 101 conference and festival and has helped in screening of another film, UnTold, in the 2015 festival. Raj presented I AM Megha in the annual Parramasala Festival in October 2014 [spacer height="20px"] In August 2014, Raj Suri made his debut as an actor in a character role in the feature film SHAB, directed by Onir. Completed acting role in January 2015. The independent Bollywood film will be released worldwide in late 2015 [spacer height="20px"] Raj is the co- producer of the Indian film Chauranga. He is one of the directors of Bollywood Independent Film company - KAHWA Entertainment, based in Mumbai, associated to Karigar (Australia)- which assists in all aspects of film production in India. Currently, Raj is acting and collaborating in the new independent films including shorts, focus and features in Australia and India.
Raj Suri is passionate about contributing to the modern global identity - his media creative skills and strong global network brings international perspective to creative visual media with a sense of global engagement to connect with the world's emerging markets.