Archie Panjabi

Archie Panjabi

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1972-05-31 (50 years old)

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Biography

Archana Panjabi (born 31 May 1972) is a British actress. She has had various roles in both UK and US television including as Maya Roy in Life on Mars (2006–07), Nas Kamal in NBC crime drama Blindspot (2016–17, 2020), Kendra Malley in Global TV drama Departure (2019), and Kalinda Sharma in CBS Legal drama The Good Wife (2009–15). Her work in the latter earned her a Primetime Emmy Award in 2010 and an NAACP Image Award in 2012, as well as two further Emmy nominations, one Golden Globe nomination, and three Screen Actors Guild Award nominations shared with the cast. Panjabi is the first Asian actor to win a Primetime Emmy for acting. Additional notable roles include Meenah Khan in East Is East (1999), Pinky Bhamra in Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Yasmin Husseini in Yasmin (2004), and Asra Nomani in A Mighty Heart (2007).

Personal Life

Panjabi married Rajesh Nihalani, a bespoke tailor, at the age of 26.

Early Life

Panjabi was born in Edgware, London to Govind and Padma Panjabi, both Sindhi Hindu immigrants from India. Her ancestry belongs to Sindh, now in Pakistan; her parents settled in India after the Partition of India. She graduated from Brunel University with a degree in management studies in 1994. She is also classically trained in ballet.

Filmography

All 54

TV Shows 29

Movies 25

Voice 2

Depa Billaba (voice)
Star Wars: The Bad Batch (2021)

Star Wars: The Bad Batch (2021)

TV Show
Dr. Patel
I Know This Much Is True (2020)

I Know This Much Is True (2020)

TV Show
Fiona Hatwal
RUN (2020)

RUN (2020)

TV Show
Kendra Malley
Departure (2019)

Departure (2019)

TV Show
Mona Harcourt
Next of Kin (2018)

Next of Kin (2018)

TV Show
Arti Cander
Bull (2016)

Bull (2016)

TV Show
5.64
Kim
The Jury (2016)

The Jury (2016)

Movie
Preeya
Power Monkeys (2016)

Power Monkeys (2016)

TV Show
5.9
Nas Kamal
Blindspot (2015)

Blindspot (2015)

TV Show
6.54
Serena Johnson
San Andreas (2015)

San Andreas (2015)

Movie
6.5
Tilda Madison (voice)
BoJack Horseman (2014)

BoJack Horseman (2014)

TV Show
6.23
Priya Varma
I Origins (2014)

I Origins (2014)

Movie
5.67
Simone Banarjee
The Widower (2014)

The Widower (2014)

TV Show
5
Lieutenant Singh
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)

TV Show
6.56
Tanya Reed Smith
The Fall (2013)

The Fall (2013)

TV Show
6.29
Asha Israni
Shetland (2013)

Shetland (2013)

TV Show
5.82
Karen
The Happiness Salesman (2010)

The Happiness Salesman (2010)

Movie
Saamiya Nasir
The Infidel (2010)

The Infidel (2010)

Movie
Kalinda Sharma
The Good Wife (2009)

The Good Wife (2009)

TV Show
6.01
Jane Lesser
Personal Affairs (2009)

Personal Affairs (2009)

TV Show
Anna
Spy(ies) (2009)

Spy(ies) (2009)

Movie
Chandra Dawkin
Traitor (2008)

Traitor (2008)

Movie
5
Asra
A Mighty Heart (2007)

A Mighty Heart (2007)

Movie
Casting Girl
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

Movie
6.38
Sharmila
Lezioni di volo (2007)

Lezioni di volo (2007)

Movie
Gemma
A Good Year (2006)

A Good Year (2006)

Movie
8
Maya Roy
Life on Mars (2006)

Life on Mars (2006)

TV Show
3.5
Ashley
A Very Social Secretary (2005)

A Very Social Secretary (2005)

Movie
Ghita Pearson
The Constant Gardener (2005)

The Constant Gardener (2005)

Movie
2.4
Sarita
Chromophobia (2005)

Chromophobia (2005)

Movie
Postman Pat
Postman Pat's Magic Christmas (2004)

Postman Pat's Magic Christmas (2004)

Movie
Yasmin
Yasmin (2004)

Yasmin (2004)

Movie
Megan Sharma
Sea of Souls (2004)

Sea of Souls (2004)

TV Show
Check In
Code 46 (2003)

Code 46 (2003)

Movie
Rita Dhillon
Grease Monkeys (2003)

Grease Monkeys (2003)

TV Show
Farida
Final Demand (2003)

Final Demand (2003)

Movie
Niala
This Little Life (2003)

This Little Life (2003)

Movie
Alsana
White Teeth (2002)

White Teeth (2002)

TV Show
Alsana
White Teeth (2002)

White Teeth (2002)

Movie
Nadia's Probation Officer
The Secret (2002)

The Secret (2002)

Movie
Pinky Bhamra
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Movie
7
Leila
Ivor the Invisible (2001)

Ivor the Invisible (2001)

Movie
WPC Jill Evans
Murder in Mind (2001)

Murder in Mind (2001)

TV Show
Basya, Pharaoh's Daughter
In the Beginning (2000)

In the Beginning (2000)

TV Show
Chandra
Tough Love (2000)

Tough Love (2000)

Movie
Harry Enfield's Brand Spanking New Show (2000)

Harry Enfield's Brand Spanking New Show (2000)

TV Show
Meenah Khan
East Is East (1999)

East Is East (1999)

Movie
Silent Witness (1996)

Silent Witness (1996)

TV Show
5.5
The Thin Blue Line (1995)

The Thin Blue Line (1995)

TV Show
6
A Mind to Kill (1994)

A Mind to Kill (1994)

TV Show
The Bill (1984)

The Bill (1984)

TV Show
Meera Bains / Nisha Bains / Katy Pottage
Postman Pat (1981)

Postman Pat (1981)

TV Show
8
The Emmy Awards (1949)

The Emmy Awards (1949)

TV Show
6.08
Zahra Gahfoor
Hijack

Hijack

TV Show

Ratings

Average 6.56
Based on 1.62 Million movie and tv ratings over time
1949
2002
2006
2004
2021

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Female

Birthday
1972-05-31 (50 years old)

Birth name
Archana Panjabi

Place of birth
Edgware, United Kingdom

Religion
Hinduism

Height
1.6-metre, 1.6-meter

Citizenships
United Kingdom

Also known as
Archie Panabi , Archana Panjabi

Awards
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

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