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Archie Panjabi Wins Emmy

Posted by litdaily on August 30, 2010

British South Asian actress Archie Panjabi, who has starred in popular and critically-acclaimed films such as East is East and Bend It Like Beckham, won an Emmy Award for best supporting actress in a drama series. She plays the role of Kalinda Sharma in the CBS series The Good Wifemore>>

Archie Panjabi’s career trajectory from Britain to the U.S. mirrors that of her Bend It Like Beckham co-star Parminder Nagra’s. Nagra was cast as the intern Dr. Neela Rasgotra in the long-running American TV drama ER for its last six seasons from 2003-2009.


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