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Sarita Choudhury

Full / Real Name: Sarita Catherine Louise Choudhury
Born: 18 August 1966 (55 years old)
Gender: Female

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Sarita Choudhury is an English actress best known for her roles in the Mira Nair-directed feature films Mississippi Masala (1992), The Perez Family (1995) and Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996).

She is also known for her role as Mira Berenson, Saul's estranged wife, in the psychological thriller television drama series Homeland.

Choudhury's film credits include the Paul Weitz comedy Admission, the Independent Spirit Award nominated film Gayby, Deepa Mehta's adaptation of the Salman Rushdie novel Midnight's Children, Mark Mann's drama Generation Um..., Sona Jain's For Real, and the Tribeca Film Festival selection Entre Nos.

Other films include The Accidental Husband, M. Night Shyamalan's Lady in the Water and the Independent Spirit Award nominee, The War Within.

Choudhury made her film debut as the love interest to Denzel Washington's
character in Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala. Her performance as the Queen in Mira Nair's controversial film Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love captured the attention of many critics.

Other film credits include Spike Lee's She Hate Me, Sarah Rogacki's Rhythm of the Saints, Lee Davis' 3 A.M., Fisher Stevens' Just a Kiss, David Attwood's Wild West, Lisa Cholodenko's High Art, Bille August's The House of the Spirits, Sidney Lumet's Gloria, and Andrew Davis' A Perfect Murder.

Choudhury garnered raves on stage for her performance as Frida Kahlo in The Rise of Dorothy Hale. She has also appeared in the acclaimed productions of playwright Vijay Tendulkar's Sakharam Binder, The New Group's Roar with Annabella Sciorra, and Rafta, Rafta...

On television, Choudhury has portrayed recurring roles on Kings, Deadline, 100 Centre Street, and Homicide: Life on the Street. She has also appeared on The Good Wife, Bored to Death, Damages, and Law & Order.


Television Roles

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Sophia Varma

Lakshmi

Sleep Therapist

Avita Jackson

Gira Pal

Mira Berenson

Mira Berenson

Mira Berenson

Mira Berenson

Mira Berenson

Dr. Kalyani

Helen

Nadira Harrington

Prime Minister Jaya Verma

Dr. Carrozzi

Simran Verma

Rhada Shivpuri


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