Sujata DeChoudhury, also credited as Sujata Day, is an Indian-American actress, model and screenwriter who portrayed Shy Girl in the episode "Storyteller" on the hit TV Series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Early life

The daughter of a mechanical engineer and housewife, Sujata became involved in the performing arts at a very young age. She began with dance (ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, and East Indian folk and classical dance) and then became equally interested in acting, singing and musical theater. She continued to study and perform in school and community productions before heading west to pursue a professional acting career in Hollywood.

Movie career

Sujata has appeared in a wide variety of television shows such as The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Campus Ladies, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 7th Heaven, Greek, and The Loop. In 2007, she played a supporting role in the Warner Bros.-produced Sublime. She can be seen alongside Danny Glover and Snoop Doggy Dogg in the independent film Down for Life which premiered to rave reviews at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2009 she appeared in the horror/comedy film 'mThe Last Lovecraft: The Relic of Cthulhu, which is part of the 2010 Slamdance Film Festival and premiered here.

She is currently starring as CeCe in the web comedy series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.

Sujata is of Indian and Native American descent, and she speaks fluent Bengali.


Won MTV's "Write Stuff" competition, in which her story "Forbidden Fate" was published in the collection PIECES by Stephen Chbosky.

Speaks fluent Bengali.


Shy Girl



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