Sarita Choudhury Biography

Birthday: 1966-08-18
Place of Birth: London, England UK
Wiki Biography: After her debut film Mississippi Masala (1991) became an art house hit, Sarita Choudhury was determined not to "go Hollywood," focusing her acting energies on independent film instead. Raised in Jamaica, Mexico, and Italy, the half-Indian, half-English Choudhury studied economics at Queens University in Ontario before switching to acting. She casually auditioned for Mississippi Masala (1991) and wound up cast as the lead opposite Denzel Washington in the singular interracial romance between a Southern African American man and a transplanted Indian woman. Despite the film's surprise success, Choudhury stuck to her non-Hollywood roots, putting her exotic looks and talent to versatile use 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 (1993), and a lesbian mother in Fresh Kill (1994). Choudhury worked with Mississippi Masala (1991) director Mira Nair again in The Perez Family (1995) and played the cuckolded queen Tara in Nair's frankly-sensual feminist parable Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996). By the late 1990s, Choudhury added a touch of Hollywood to her repertoire with supporting roles in the glossy Alfred Hitchcock remake, A Perfect Murder (1998) and the John Cassavetes retread Gloria (1999).

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
PBS Hollywood Presents 2001 Drama
Kings 2009 Drama
Possible Side Effects 2009
Another Julia Brooks 2012 Game Show
Nattskiftet Box 2012 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Mississippi Masala 1992 Romance, Drama, Comedy
Wild West Rifat 1993 Comedy
The House of the Spirits Pancha García 1994 Drama, Romance
Fresh Kill Shareen Lightfoot 1996 Drama
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love 1997 Crime, Drama, History
A Perfect Murder Raquel Martinez 1998 Comedy, Game Show, 0
Come On Sarita 2000
Restless Jane Talwani 2001 Romance, Comedy
3 A.M. Box 2001 Crime, Mystery, Romance
Trigger Happy Alison 2001
It Runs in the Family 2003 0, 0, 0
Rhythm of the Saints Mariela 2003 Drama
Marmalade Angelica 2004 Comedy
The Breakup Artist Mona 2004 Comedy, Romance
Indocumentados Mrs. Guerrero 2004
Lady in the Water Anna Ran 2006 Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
The Accidental Husband Sunny 2008 0
Entre nos Preet 2009 Drama
For Real Priya Singh 2009 Drama
Aazaan Menon 2011 Action, Drama, Mystery
Generation Um... Lily 2012
Gayby Ushma 2012 Comedy, Drama
Innocence Dr. Vera Kent 2013 Drama
Admission Rachael 2013 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Good Ol' Boy Nina 2014 Comedy, Family
The War Within 2014 0
The Disinherited Anna 2014 Drama
Sweets Sweets 2015 Drama
Kings 2017 Biography, 0