Ssumier Pasricha

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Biography

Ssumier S Pasricha is an Indian actor and comedian who has been recognised by India Today amongst the young icons of India. He has starred in Indian and international movies, TV soaps and theater musicals. He is known for creating viral videos in which he plays the character of ‘Pammi Aunty’. Ssumier has also gained attention for his strong resemblance with famous Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan. Ssumier comes from a Punjabi family in Delhi. He received 5 years of training in Indian classical dance (Kuchipudi) from famous dance gurus, Raja and Radha Reddy and 13 years of training in Indian classical music. He went to Australia for higher studies where he worked as a Radio Jockey at a local radio station and became an active member of Indian Society of Western Australia. Ssumier declined the offer to join his family business to pursue his childhood dream of becoming an actor. He moved to Mumbai to take up acting as his full-time career. Ssumier is also a professional photographer. He has done photoshoots for magazines such as National Geographic. His photos have been carried by other international magazines in Spain, Australia and New Zealand. Ssumier has worked across different mediums and has tasted success in the industry over the years. He also portrayed the role of “Shailu” in the TV soap, Sasural Simar Ka, and played the transgender protagonist Manabi Bandyopadhyay (who became a principal of a college) in TV show Code Red. His international projects include theatre musicals like ‘Jesus Christ Super Star and Heart to Heart’. He has worked with director, Shekhar Kapur, in the musical ‘Mahim Junction’. He has starred alongside actor Abhishek Bacchan in a TV commercial for the mobile network operator Idea Cellular. Ssumier also features on comedy TV show Comedy Nights Bachao. Pammi Aunty Ssumier has gained popularity for creating viral videos based on a fictional character ‘Pammi Aunty’– impersonation of a typical middle-class Delhi Punjabi woman who loves to gossip, crib and complain about many things to her friends over the phone. Ssumier came up with the idea of creating ‘Pammi Aunty’ while experimenting with filters in the video social media app, Snapchat. Celebrities such as veteran actor, Rishi Kapoor, and British-Indian director Gurinder Chadha, have publicly appreciated the ‘Pammi Aunty’ videos. Association with Jordan Tourism Jordan Tourism has collaborated with Ssumier to drive more Indian tourists to the country. Ssumier has been asked to make promotional videos starring Pammi Aunty to showcase the tourist attractions in Jordan. Association with social causes Ssumier has been associated with a multi-media project, Agents of Ishq, to take a stand for homosexuality. He has made a ‘Pammi Aunty’ video to de-stigmatize homosexuality in India. He has also supported AIDS awareness initiatives such as Red Ribbon campaign in India. and people with hearing disabilities. Ssumier is also an active speaker for many prestigious events. Year Event 2017 Performer at Jaspal Bhatti Humor Festival 2017 TedX Chandigarh – Speaker on Black Sheep Syndrome 2017 Sriram College of Commerce, Delhi – Speaker on Leadership 2017 India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit – Speaker Awards Year Awards 2017 Best Internet Sensation Award – Nickelodeon ka Digital Star – Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2017 Honoured by House of Commons UK for contribution to Indian British society & culture 2017 Elite Magazine 25 of Delhi’s most Influential entrepreneurs 2017 Icon of the year by India Today 2017 Best Actor – Rajdhani Ratn Award 2017 Marketing Influencer of the Year Award by InkSpell 2017 NBC Newsmakers Achievers Award – Best Actor Comedy 2017 Talentrack Awards – Best Actor Comedy 2017 Jordan Tourism Board Award 2016 Humour King of the year – Outlook social media awards 2016 Entertainer of the year – DissDash Television and Digital (Shows and Campaigns) Year Show Channel Notes 2015 Code Red Colors (TV channel) Played the lead role of Shubroto/ Supriya. 2015 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya (TV series) Season 3 Episode 7 Zing (TV channel) Character name: Rahmann. 2012 Teri Meri Love Stories Star Plus 2011-2015 Sasural Simar Ka Colors (TV channel) Played the character of Shailu/Shailendra Bharadwaj. 2016 Comedy Nights Bachao season 2 Colors TV Himself 2017 Zee Cine Awards Zee TV Red Carpet Host 2017 Jio Filmfare Awards – Punjabi MH One Host 2017 MTV Roadies Rising – Pammi Aunty Critic Voot Special Show 2017 Pammi aunty ( web series) ALT Balaji Plays Pammi aunty ; Kishori lal ; Shanti sholey and Timmy 2017 Diwali Campaign Amazon India Digital Campaign 2017 Campaign for Kurkure Pepsico India Digital Campaign Film Year Film Director Notes 2016 Doc’ it yourself Kevin Rumley Documentary. Theatre Year Play Role Notes 2017 Amavas se Amaltas Man with Autism with Jayati Bhatia, Ankita Bhargava and Chitrashi Rawat 2009-11 Mahim junction Randy Bhai Directed by Sohaila Kapur and Shekhar Kapur 2009 Woh Din Wo Log Chabba Directed by Sabina Mehta Jaitly 2007 Heart to heart Self Directed by Vivek Mansukhani 2002 Ali Baba Chalis Chor Abdullah TV commercials Year Brand 2016 Tata Cliq 2015 PediaSure 2013 Snapdeal 2013 Mc Donald’s 2013 IPL 2012 Mahindra & Mahindra Bike 2011 The Pitch 2011 Imperial Blue 2010 Idea

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