Sarita Choudhury

About Sarita Choudhury

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: August 18, 1966
Birth Place: Blackheath, London, British
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1990–present

Sarita Choudhury

Sarita Choudhury was born on August 18, 1966 in Blackheath, London, British, is Actress. Sarita Choudhury, born as Sarita Catherine Louise Choudhury, is an English actress. She is best known for appearing as Josette in the movie ‘The Perez Family’ and as Tara in the film ‘Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love’. She was discovered by the Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair, who cast Choudhury in the movie ‘Mississippi Masala’, following which she has also acted in ‘The House of the Spirits’, ‘The Perez Family’, ‘Restless’, ‘A Perfect Murder’, ‘She Hate Me’, ‘Lady in the Water’, ‘Learning To Drive’, ‘Midnight's Children’ and ‘A Hologram for the King’. Besides these, she has appeared in the TV shows ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’, ‘100 Centre Street’, ‘Kings’, ‘Homeland’ and ‘Blindspot’. The English actress had also briefly modelled in London. Her contributions to the entertainment industry once earned her a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award. Talking about Choudhury’s love life, her name hasn’t been publically connected with anyone by the media till date. It seems as if the actress is highly secretive regarding her love affairs!
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Popular As Sarita Choudhury
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 57 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born August 18, 1966 (Blackheath, London, British)
Birthday August 18
Town/City Blackheath, London, British
Nationality British

🌙 Zodiac

Sarita Choudhury’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Sarita Choudhury was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Choudhury was born in Blackheath, London, England, and is of half Bengali Indian and half English descent. Her parents, Julia Patricia (née Spring) of English descent, and Prabhas Chandra Choudhury, a scientist of Indian Bengali descent, married in 1964 in Lucea, Jamaica. She studied economics and film at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She has one younger brother, Kumar Michael Choudhury, and one older brother, Chandra Paul Choudhury.


Choudhury starred opposite Denzel Washington in the 1990 film Mississippi Masala, for which she received her Screen Actors Guild (SAG) card. She was still working as a waitress in Manhattan's East Village to make ends meet while the film was in theatres. After her debut film Mississippi Masala became an art house hit, Sarita Choudhury acted as a Pakistani country-western singer in Wild West (1992), a Chilean maid who is raped in Bille August's adaptation of The House of the Spirits, and a lesbian mother in Fresh Kill.


Choudhury appeared on Homicide: Life on the Street for five episodes during the 1998–99 season as Dr. Kalyani, a medical examiner. Choudhury played the role of the King's mistress, Helen Pardis, in the NBC drama Kings. The series was based upon the Biblical story of King David but set in modern times. Her character's Biblical counterpart was Rizpah, a concubine of King Saul.


She worked with independent film Director Sona Jain in For Real. In an interview with The Statesman she said, "After Mississippi Masala and Kama Sutra I started getting offers in New York... doing theatres... I just went with the flow. One fine day, I thought that I haven't been back to India, haven't shot there and that's something I wanted to. There were Bollywood offers but it was not until Sona's script that made me look at India." The film had a commercial release in September 2010.


She appears as character Saul Berenson's wife, Mira in the TV series Homeland. 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, she appears as the Deputy White House Political Director Sophia Varma in the American crime drama Blindspot.

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