They’ve made it to Hollywood too

These Indian women have earned a place of their own on Hollywood small screen

By Author   |   Published: 31st Jan 2017   11:00 pm Updated: 31st Jan 2017   7:38 pm
Hollwyood Poorna Jagannathan
Actress Poorna Jagannathan. Source: Internet

While we hail Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone for their successful Hollywood ventures, we fail to notice the other Indian women who rocked their fair share of success. 

Nimrat Kaur, : The actor needs no introduction, for she had impressed us all with her role in The Lunchbox. Nimrat played a Pakistani ISI agent in the fourth season of the American show Homeland. She became a part of the TV series Wayward Pines since its second season. 

Poorna Jaganathan: The actor who has worked in projects like Delhi Belly and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, has played important roles in American TV shows like House of Cards, The Game and The Night Of. Poorna, who comes from a theatre background, is all set to appear on screen with Tom Hanks, Emma Watson and John Boyega in The Circle.

Hannah Simone: Born to an Indian father and a German mother, Hannah Simone plays a model CeCe Parekh in the show New Girl. Along with actor Zooey Deschanel, Hannah is one of the main casts in the series which talks about life, love and friendship. 

Mindy Kaling: Mindy Kaling, whose real name is Vera Mindy Chokalingam, has played award-nominated roles on the American shows The Office and The Mindy Project. She is also a writer.

Indira Varma: Ellaria Sand in Game Of Thrones is a character who is out to seek revenge for her husband’s death. She is the only child of an Indian father and a Swiss mother.