Credits

FILM

Doctor Mortimer BROKEN Cuba Films dir Rufus Norris
Indian Elf ARTHUR CHRISTMAS Aardman Animation dir Sarah Smith
Mum THE LAZY UNCLE Sky dir Sanjeev Bhaskar
Sam Connolly FRIDAY MashMosh Films dir Tom Wright
Woman in a Sari in THE BANKER Memory Box Films dir Hattie Dalton, BAFTA Best Short Film 2005
Indian Doctor in THE ORDER 20th Century Fox dir Brian Helgeland
Cristina Ramiriz in MARIA’S CHILD Screen 2 BBC dir Malcolm McKay

AWARDS

MEDIA, ARTS & CULTURE AWARD, Asian Achievers Awards 2013
WINNER Celebrity Mastermind 2011
ARTS and CULTURE AWARD Asian Women of Achievement 2004
BEST ACTRESS Asian Film Academy 1996
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Asia Film Academy 1995

TELEVISION

Savi GUERRILLA Sky Atlantic & Showtime dir John Ridley & Sam Miller
Moore COUNT ARTHUR STRONG BBC dir Graham Linehan
Sujan Lennard MIDSOMER MURDERS ITV dir Nick Laughlan
Harita CATASTROPHE Seasons 1 + 2 Channel 4 dir Ben Taylor
Therapist CATHERINE TATE, NAN SPECIAL Tiger Aspect dir Geoff Posner
Aida Khan THE FIVE Red Productions Dir Mark Tonderai
Anaan Suleman, DCI BANKS, ITV dir Craig Pickles
Mariyam, KILLING JESUS, Scott Free Productions dir Chris Menaul
Sana Wilcox, COVERT AFFAIRS, USA Network, dir Christine Moore, Larysa Kondracki
DCI Stella Morton, CASUALTY, BBC, dir David Tucker
Dr Susan Roberts, THE PSYCHOPATH NEXT DOOR, ITV/Sky 1, dir Kieron J Walsh
Mrs Veraswamy WIZARDS vs ALIENS Dir Mark Everest
Brenda Keily THE CAFÉ Seasons 1 + 2 Jellylegs/SKY1 Dir Craig Cash, Robin Shepperd
DI Adila Shah THE JURY ITV Dir Michael Offer
Shameem EASTENDERS Dir. Jerry Smith
Dr Salma Chaudry, POINT OF RESCUE, Hattrick Productions ITV, dir. Charles Martin
Lily Hassan DOCTORS BBC Regular Cast 2008- 2010
Jennifer Bell HOLBY CITY BBC dir Fraser MacDonald
Elaine Casey THE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING GUIDE   Red Productions, ITV dir Syd Macartney
Sita MY LIFE AS A POPAT Feelgood Fiction, ITV dir Jonathan Gershfield
Minna Ralston CASUALTY BBC dir Joss Agnew
Psychiatrist BAD GIRLS Shed Productions dir Jim Loach
Bhavani NEW TRICKS BBC dir Jon East
Vijaya PLAYGROUND BBC dir Rick Stroud
Dolly Pathan MEET THE MAGOONS Channel 4 dir Hardeep Singh Kolhi
Michelle Merton in JUDGE JOHN DEED BBC dir Tristram Powell
Fiancé in SHANE Avalon TV dir Audrey Cooke
Contibutor FROM BARD TO VERSE Baby Cow/BBC dir Neil Maclennan
Doctor THE CATHERINE TATE SHOW Tiger Aspect dir Gordon Anderson
Lata Ashok in I FOUGHT THE LAW BBC TV dir Tom Poole
Jenna in ALL ABOUT ME Celador/BBC dir Richard Bodin
Mrs Siva in STRANGE BBC TV dir Joe Ahearne
Dr Patel in FOOTBALLER’S WIVES Shed Productions dir Craig Lines
Emma Jackson in CASUALTY BBC TV dir Euros Lynne, Jim O’Hanlon
Kate in MURDER IN MIND – NEIGHBOURS BBC TV dir Ferdinand Fairfax
Davinia Batterji in BIG KIDS – BBC TV dir Dez McCarthy
WPC Norika Datta in THE BILL – Thames TV Series Regular: 1989-1998
Majorie in SPATZ – Thames TV
Presenter of STORYTIME – Ragdoll Productions
Presenter of INTO MUSIC – BBC TV Series dir Liz Bennett Sheila Fraser
Sam in MATHSPY – BBC TV Series dir David Roseveare
‘The Ghost In The Machine’ INSPECTOR MORSE – Zenith Productions dir Herbert Wise
Mrs Chastri in HUNTING THE SQUIRREL – Picture Palace Productions dir Stephen Whittaker
Apala in DAMON AND DEBBIE – Mersey Television Series writer Frank Cottrell Boyce dir Bob Carlton
Katrina in TRIPODS – BBC TV dir Bob Blagden
Belinda in Purcell’s DIDO AND AENEAS – LWT dir John Retallck / Daniel Wyles
TIMON OF ATHENS – BBC TV dir Jonathan Miller

THEATRE

Royal Shakespeare Company
Tiger Lilly PETER PAN dir. Trevor Nunn and John Caird
Chinese Girl POPPY dir. Terry Hands
Lady Capulet in ROMEO AND JULIET Southwark Playhouse dir Thomas Hescott
Devised and Directed A CITY EVENT – RSC One Year On Festival
Pitti Sing in THE MIKADO – Carl Rosa Opera dir Eric Roberts Tour Australia and New Zealand
Prince Orlovsky in DIE FLEDERMAUS – Carl Rosa Opera dir Peter Mulloy
Peter Pan in PETER PAN – Prince’s Hall Aldershot dir Robert Hopkins
Spanish Singer in CRUEL GARDEN – Rambert Dance Company dir Christopher Bruce
Princess Sesame in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK – Theatre Royal Plymouth dir Tudor Davis
Katherine Mompesson in EYAM – Bridwell Theatre writer Stephen Clark/ composer Andrew Peggie
Ariel in THE TEMPEST – Barbican Hall/Radio 3 cond. Neeme Jarvi, dir. Richard Williams
A – RONNE by Berio, Innereklang Music Theatre – Almeida Theatre
Chorus in OEDIPUS – Manchester Royal Exchange dir Casper Wrede/Ian McDiarmod
Esmerelda in FLASHTRASH – Half Moon Theatre dir Yvonne Brewster
Ishtar in ISHTAR DESCENDS – Albany Empire
Emelia (co lead) in MARLOWE – KingsHead Theatre Club dir Robert Gillespie
Lady McDuff and Witch in MACBETH – Great Eastern Stage dir Ian McKeand
Mary in MIDDAY SUN – ICA and Holland Festival dir John Ashford / Geraldine Pilgrim / Pete Brooks
Title Role in Lorca’s BELISA – Grove Theatre
JEAN SEBERG – Royal National Theatre music Marvin Hamlish dir Peter Hall
Natella Abashvilli in CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE – Oxford Stage Company dir Richard Williams
Lady Percy in HENRY IV – Oxford Stage Company dir Richard Williams
Cassandra in CATS – Original West End Cast dir Trevor Nunn / Gillian Lynne

CHOREOGRAPHY

AY CARMELA Contact Theatre Manchester dir Ben Twist
YERMA Bristol Old Vic dir Kristine Landon-Smith
THE TEMPEST Oxford Stage Company dir John Retallack
THE REAL DON JUAN Oxford Stage Company dir John Retallack
LE CID The Maltings, Snape cond. Howard Moody

RADIO

THE OX TALES, Book of The Week , BBC Radio 4, prod Clive Brill
HEARTLAND, Book of The Week , BBC Radio 4, prod Jane Marshall
THE MAKING OF MR HAI’S DAUGHTER Book of The Week , BBC Radio 4, prod Jane Marshall
A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Book At Bedtime, BBC Radio 4, prod Jane Marshall
Anita Sharma CITIZENS BBC RADIO SERIES 1987 – 1989, prod. Clive Brill, Marilyn Imry, AJ Quinn
THE PEACOCK GARDEN ‘Off The Shelf’ BBD World Service, prod. Jane Marshall
THE MIDDLE MAN AND OTHER STORIES BBC Radio 4, prod. John Goudie