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Nina Wadia


Nina Wadia was born on December 18, 1968 in Bombay, India. She is an actress and writer, known for EastEnders (1985), Bend It Like Beckham (2002) and Namastey London (2007). She has been married to Raiomond Mirza since July 4, 1998. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

EastEnders
EastEnders Zainab / Zainab Masood / Zainab Khan / Nurse
(1994-2013)
Bend It Like Beckham
Bend It Like Beckham Wedding Guest
(2002)
Namastey London
Namastey London Bebo M. Malhotra
(2007)
I Can't Think Straight
I Can't Think Straight The Housekeeper
(2008)

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 2017 Finding Fatimah (post-production)
Khadija
 2013 Puja Nights (Short) (completed)
Mrs. Shah
 2016 The Last Dragonslayer (TV Movie)
Mother Xenobia
 2016 A Street Cat Named Bob
Bus Conductress
 2016 Kiva Can Do (TV Series)
Nanni
 2016 Hank Zipzer (TV Series)
Inspector
- The Crunchy Pickle (2016) ... Inspector
- Hank's Good Turn (2016) ... Inspector
 2016 Square Roots (TV Movie)
Bina Desai
 2015 Amar Akbar & Tony
Seema
 2014 Citizen Khan (TV Series)
Aunty Noor
- Aunty Noor (2014) ... Aunty Noor
 1998-2014 Goodness Gracious Me (TV Series)
Various / Various Roles
- Reunion Special (2014) ... Various
- Episode #3.6 (2000) ... Various
- Episode #3.5 (2000) ... Various
- Episode #3.4 (2000) ... Various
- Episode #3.3 (2000) ... Various
 2011 Mongrels (TV Series)
Nita
- Vince and the Helpful Horse (2011) ... Nita
 2010-2011 EastEnders: E20 (TV Series)
Zainab
- Episode #3.2 (2011) ... Zainab
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Zainab
 2010 Children in Need (TV Series)
Zainab
- Episode #1.31 (2010) ... Zainab
 2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Dr Ramsden
- The Eleventh Hour (2010) ... Dr Ramsden
 2009 Vincent (Short)
Cheryl
 2008 Munãfiq (Short)
Aisha
 2008 I Can't Think Straight
The Housekeeper
 2007-2008 Skins (TV Series)
Bibi Kharral
- Everyone (2008) ... Bibi Kharral
- Finale (2007) ... Bibi Kharral
 2008 West 10 LDN (TV Movie)
Job Centre Clerk
 2007 Namastey London
Bebo M. Malhotra
 2007 The Lift (TV Movie)
Sunita
 2006 The Goodbye Girls (Short)
Nadia
 2006 Thin Ice (TV Mini-Series)
Karen
 1998-2006 The Bill (TV Series)
Defence Counsel / Mina Kavia
- 383 (2006) ... Defence Counsel
- The Whip Hand (1998) ... Mina Kavia
 2005 Ethelbert the Tiger (TV Series)
Ethelbert (voice)
 2005 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Roshni Mehta
- Towers of Silence: Part 2 (2005) ... Roshni Mehta
- Towers of Silence: Part 1 (2005) ... Roshni Mehta
 2005 Casualty @ Holby City (TV Series)
Jean
 2005 New Tricks (TV Series)
Mughda Das
- Family Business (2005) ... Mughda Das
 2003-2004 All About Me (TV Series)
Rupinder
- Best Laid Plans (2004) ... Rupinder
- Little Voice (2004) ... Rupinder
- Badmarsh (2004) ... Rupinder
 2004 Doctors (TV Series)
DS Coombs
- Catchy Monkey (2004) ... DS Coombs
 2003 Code 46
Hospital Receptionist
 2003 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Meena Patel
- Cornershop (2003) ... Meena Patel
 2002 White Teeth (TV Mini-Series)
Neena
- The Return of Magid Iqbal (2002) ... Neena
- The Trouble with Millat (2002) ... Neena
- The Temptation of Samad Iqbal (2002) ... Neena
 2002 An Angel for May (TV Movie)
Science Teacher
 2002 Cup and Lip (Short)
 2002 Bend It Like Beckham
Wedding Guest
 2001 Chambers (TV Series)
Alex Kahn
- A Case with a View (2001) ... Alex Kahn
- The Bequest (2001) ... Alex Kahn
- A Pain in the Back (2001) ... Alex Kahn
- The Bomb Scare (2001) ... Alex Kahn
- Survival Trek (2001) ... Alex Kahn
 2000-2001 Perfect World (TV Series)
Maggie
- Mutiny (2001) ... Maggie
- Graduates (2001) ... Maggie
- Fast Track (2001) ... Maggie
- Best Man (2001) ... Maggie
- Home (2001) ... Maggie
 2001 We Know Where You Live (TV Movie)
 2000 Single Voices (TV Series)
Sita / Gita
- Sita Gita (2000) ... Sita / Gita
 2000 Offending Angels
Baggy's Ex 2
 2000 The Way It Is (TV Movie)
Various characters
 2000 The Strangerers (TV Series)
Waitress
- The Getawaying (2000) ... Waitress
 1999 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series)
Miss Carr
- Spring (1999) ... Miss Carr
 1998 Kiss Me Kate (TV Series)
Applicant
- Secretaries (1998) ... Applicant
 1997 Casualty (TV Series)
Veena
- Counting the Cost (1997) ... Veena
 1997 Sixth Happiness
Dolly Kotwal
 1995 Flight (TV Movie)
Sumita
 1991 2point4 Children (TV Series)
Sharma
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Daughter Tia Nina born in November 2003 and son Aidan born in January 2007. See more »

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