I am an actor and writer and have been in iterations past, a dancer and choreographer. My career has been a surprising sequence of events.

I was born in India and spent my childhood and early adulthood in Bangalore, surrounded by an unconventional family of professional creatives who nurtured my fascination with the arts.  I studied Bharata Natyam (Indian classical dance) and theatre from them after which I moved to London, (UK) to study at The Laban Centre. Living in London anchored me, and allowed for a deeper exploration in the fields of theatre, film and television. Through working with a wide range of talented professionals, I expanded my knowledge base in the performing arts.  Fifteen years later, following a need for new adventure, I moved to Vancouver, Canada where I now work in TV and film.  As actor who writes (or a writer who acts), my focus is in scripting for performance. I am currently enrolled in the MFA program in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia.

I am Indian, British and Canadian.

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Selected Theatre Credits

2006. played Juliet in Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”. Birmingham Repertory Theatre. (U.K). Directed by Bill Bryden

2005. Played Madame in Jean Genet’s “The Maids”. Naach Theatre Company/Lyric Hammersmith. Directed by Nadia Fall

2003. Created the role of Jamila in “Midnight’s Children”. Theatre adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Booker-winning novel of the same name. Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Tim Supple and Melly Still.

2001. Created the role of Rani (Therese) in “Ghostdancing”, an adaptation of Emile Zola’s “Therese Raquin”. Tamasha Theatre Company, (U.K). Directed by Kristine Landon-Smith. Adapted by Deepak Verma.

2001 Created the role of Seeta/Penelope in “2001: A Space Odyssey”. Tara Arts, (U.K.). Directed by Jatinder Verma.

2000. Created the role of Narrator/Scheherezade in “Arabian Nights”. Oxforsdshire Touring Theatre Company, (U.K.). Written by Phil Smith.


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