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Sarita Choudhury

Sarita Choudhury is an English actress. She was born in Blackheath, London, and raised in Jamaica, Mexico, and Italy. Choudhury studied economics at Queens University in Ontario, Canada before switching to acting.

She is 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 also appears as character Saul Berenson's wife, Mira in the TV series Homeland (2011-2017). In 2011, she appeared in the joint British/French TV series Death in Paradise. Choudhury also had a brief cameo the 2013 comedy Admission. She appeared in the films The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015), as President Snow's assistant, Egeria. In 2015-2016, she appeared as the Deputy White House Political Director Sophia Varma in the American crime drama Blindspot. In 2016 she starred with Tom Hanks in the film A Hologram for the King, and in 2021 she appeared in the film The Green Knight with Dev Patel.

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Cast Credits

One Cup of Tea (2022)
Guest starring as Sarita Choudhury (2 episodes)
And Just Like That... (2021)
Starring as Seema Patel (18 episodes)
Welcome to the Blumhouse (2020)
Guest starring as Usha Khatri
  • Episode 2020-10-13: Evil Eye (Oct 13, 2020)
Mira, Royal Detective (2020)
Guest starring as Great-Aunt Rupa
Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Starring as Anita Rees
Guest starring as Anita Rees (2 episodes)
Modern Love (2019)
Guest starring as Therapist
Instinct (2018)
Guest starring as Mayor Myers (3 episodes)
Strangers (2017)
Guest starring as Brooke (4 episodes)
Divorce (2016)
Guest starring as Courtney
  • Episode 1x08: Church (Nov 27, 2016)
The Path (2016)
Guest starring as Lilith Asan (13 episodes)
Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015)
Starring as Kith Lyonne (7 episodes)
Blindspot (2015)
Guest starring as Sofia Varma (5 episodes)
Madam Secretary (2014)
Guest starring as Prime Minister Jaya Verma (2 episodes)
Elementary (2012)
Guest starring as Gira Pal
Death in Paradise (2011)
Guest starring as Avita
Homeland (2011)
Starring as Mira Berenson (8 episodes)
Guest starring as Mira Berenson (9 episodes)
Mercy (2009)
Guest starring as Dr. Carrozzi
The Good Wife (2009)
Guest starring as Simran Verma
  • Episode 1x20: Mock (May 4, 2010)
The Philanthropist (2009)
Guest starring as Rhada Shivpuri
  • Episode 1x07: Kashmir (Aug 5, 2009)
Kings (2009)
Guest starring as Helen Pardis (6 episodes)
Damages (2007)
Guest starring as Sleep Therapist
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Vanessa Blake
Good Morning America (1975)
Guest starring as Sarita Choudhury
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