Indian Subcontinent

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

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Dilshad Vadsaria
Actress, Greek
Dilshad Vadsaria was born in Karachi, Pakistan, of Portuguese and Indian descent. She moved with her family to the US at the age of six and spent her childhood in various parts of the country, including Chicago, Richmond (Virginia) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She eventually moved to New York to study acting...
“ Pakistan ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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“ Sri Lanka ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Dichen Lachman
Actress, Dollhouse
Lachman is of Australian and Tibetan descent. She was born in Kathmandu and lived in Nepal until she was 7 and then soon after her family moved to Adelaide, Australia. In 2005, Lachman joined the cast of the long-running Australian soap opera Neighbours as nurse Katya Kinski. She originally auditioned for the part of Elle Robinson...
“ Nepal ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Daya Vaidya
Actress, Bosch
Daya was raised in Oakland, California by her East Indian father and Latin mother. Because of her diverse background and skill with accents, comedy and language, Daya can play a diverse range of characters. Whether it be a tough nuyorican detective from Queens, a funny and fiery Colombian telenovela star...
“ Nepal ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Iman Ali
Iman Ali is a Pakistani actress and model. She is the daughter of television/film actor Abid Ali and his first wife Humaira Ali. She has two sisters, one younger and one older, both of whom are also actresses. Ali is known for portraying Anarkali in a seven-minute music video directed by Shoaib Mansoor...
“ Pakistan ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Humaima Malik
Actress, Bol
Humaima Malick was born on the 18th of November, 1987, in Quetta. She was discovered at the tender age of fourteen by Saqib Malik, who cast her in a nationwide campaign for Fair&Lovely and Humaima has not looked back since. Humaima rose to fame at a very young age and the stars seemed to be in her favor for she went on to bagging ad campaigns of renowned brands like Pepsi...
“ Pakistan ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Samia Shoaib
A writer, filmmaker and actress with a Master's Degree in Film from Columbia University, Samia Shoaib began studying her craft by performing Shakespeare while growing up in London. She has performed in theatrical productions: "The Tempest", "As You Like It", "No Exit" and "The Women",
“ Pakistan ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Somy Ali
Actress, Anth
Somy was born on March 25, 1976 in Karachi, Pakistan, to an Iraqi mother and a Pakistani father. She has a younger brother, Mohammed. She studied in Convent of Jesus & Mary High School in Karachi up until the age of 7, then re-located to Florida, USA, along with her mom and brother. She re-located to Bombay and was involved in several modeling assignments as well as appearances in 9 movies...
“ Pakistan ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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“ Sri Lanka ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Kiran Chetry
Kiran Carrie Chetry is a Nepali-born former American television broadcast journalist who, until 2011, was a cable news anchor for CNN's American Morning. From 2001 to 2007 she reported - and then anchored - cable news at Fox News.Chetry began her career in 1995 at News 21 in Rockville, Maryland. The next year she moved to WICU-TV in Erie...
“ Nepal ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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“ Bangladesh ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Samia Shoaib
A writer, filmmaker and actress with a Master's Degree in Film from Columbia University, Samia Shoaib began studying her craft by performing Shakespeare while growing up in London. She has performed in theatrical productions: "The Tempest", "As You Like It", "No Exit" and "The Women",
“ Pakistan ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Priya Rajaratnam
Priya Rajaratnam is a Canadian actress and dancer born in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. She grew up in Monchengladbach, Germany and Vancouver, Canada. Rajaratnam is trained in Bharatanatyam (classical Indian dance) from the age of five for over a decade. Rajaratnam was also trained in Karnatic singing and Violin...
“ Sri Lanka ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Jacqueline Fernandez
Actress, Kick
Jacqueline's father Elroy Fernansez is a Sri Lankan and mother Kim is a Malaysian. She has two brothers and an older sister. Her parents moved to Bahrain when she was very young. After her schooling in Bahrain, she was awarded a Scholarship to study at the University of Sydney, where she pursued a degree in Media and Communications in Sydney...
“ Sri Lanka ” - IAmBeingSarcastic
 
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Nikohl Boosheri
Actress, Circumstance
Nikohl Boosheri is a Canadian actress based in Los Angeles. She made her film debut in 2011 with the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award Winner, "Circumstance." Her acclaimed performance in the film won Best Performance at three other Film Festivals: LA Outfest, International Rome Film Festival, and the Noor Film Festival...
“ Pakistan ” - IAmBeingSarcastic