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Amara was born to Sri Lankan parents who had moved to England from Zambia to further her father's work opportunities. She went to the Wimbledon High School and, although she enjoyed drama, she regarded acting as a risky profession and studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University, graduating with a 2:1 degree. She then spent two ... See full bio »

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 2016 Stan Lee's Lucky Man (TV Series)
DS Suri Chohan / Suri
- Evil Eye (2016) ... DS Suri Chohan
- Win Some, Lose Some (2016) ... DS Suri Chohan
- More Yang Than Yin (2016) ... DS Suri Chohan
- Five ... Suri
 2014 Goodness Gracious Me (TV Series)
Various
- Reunion Special (2014) ... Various
 2014 Criminal Justice (TV Series)
Chandra
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Chandra
 2013 Ambassadors (TV Mini-Series)
Isabel
- The Tazbek Spring (2013) ... Isabel
- The Prince's Trousers (2013) ... Isabel
- The Rabbit Never Escapes (2013) ... Isabel
 2013 Jadoo
Shalini
 2012 All in Good Time
Vina
 2011-2012 Kidnap and Ransom (TV Series)
Carrie Heath
- Episode #2.2 (2012) ... Carrie Heath
- Episode #2.1 (2012) ... Carrie Heath
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Carrie Heath
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Carrie Heath
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Carrie Heath
 2011 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Rita
- The God Complex (2011) ... Rita
 2011 The Task
Toni
 2009 Harmonica Swing (Short)
Mary
 2009 King Jeff (Short)
Ashley
 2009 Suspended Animation (Short)
 2008 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Princess Shaista
- Cat Among the Pigeons (2008) ... Princess Shaista
 2007 The Bill (TV Series)
Abha Chaudhari
- Match Day Violence (2007) ... Abha Chaudhari
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Played 'Lady Agatha' in The Making of a Marchioness by Frances Hodgson Burnett for BBC Radio 4. (2007) See more »

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8 Interviews | 1 Article | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Her Sri Lankan parents moved to England from Zambia two years before she was born. See more »

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