Wednesday 21 June 2017

Archie Panjabi

Archie Panjabi was born on the 31st of May 1972. She is a British actress known for her work in The Good Wife as Kalinda Sharma. She has appeared in other notable films like Bend It Like Beckham as Pinky Bhamra, Yasmin as Yasmin Husseini  and A Mighty Heart as Asra Nomani. She made appearances in both TV and films. Her role as Kalinda Sharma has earned her a Primetime Emmy Award in 2010, two Emmy nominations, One Golden Globe and three Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. She made several guest appearances after leaving The Good Wife in 2015 in the comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine, crime series Shetland and NBC drama Blindspot.

Archie Panjabi Religion

Panjabi was born in the Sindhi Hindu family in Edgware, Middlesex.  She is a follower of Hinduism but apart from this not much is heard about the Indian –British actress. Born in a Hindu family there are reasons to believe that she was raised as a Hindu.

Archie Panjabi Political Views

Panjabi has not made any comments about her political views however she is philanthropist representing the largest educational movement in India. She supports women’s rights and has partnered with Amnesty International to head their Stop Violence Against Women campaign. Panjabi walked in the Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection Fashion to increase awareness about the dangers of the heart disease. She is also one of the celebrity participants in the Rotary International’s public service campaign for Polio.

Who is she dating?

Panjabi has been to Rajesh Nihalani for 18 years. Her marriage was a arranged marriage which is common in the Hindu traditions. Rajesh is a tailor and they got married in 1998. Panjabi has never been linked to anyone outside her marriage. She has never been speculated to be lesbian or bisexual. Panjabi is very happy in her marriage and the topic of divorce or marriage problems has never come up. The happy couple have no children yet, as far as the news and the tabloids are concerned.

Archie Panjabi Hobbies

Panjabi has not spoken much about what she likes doing in her free time. From what we hear she likes watching movies and even as a child wanted to pursue a career in acting. Her parents encouraged her to pursue her dreams. She has a thing for learning new things and also hired a dialect coach to learn the American accent.

Interesting Facts

She is classically trained in Ballet.

She has done voice over for several characters on a British Children’s television animation Postman Pat.

Her parents were both schoolteachers.

She was 26 years old when she played the role of Meenah Khan 14 years old in the film East Is East 1999.