Anjali Jay

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Anjali Jay (Jayadev) (August 9, 1975) is a British-Indian actress. She is best known for her role in the 2006 film Blind Dating as Leeza and as Djaq on the first two seasons of the 2006 television series Robin Hood.

Biography[edit]

She was brought up in Bangalore, India. She attended Sophia’s High School and has a BA degree from Mount Carmel College in Bangalore, India. She finished her undergrad degree in 1991. In 1996 Jay went to Britain on a Charles Wallace Scholarship for her MA degree in Dance Theatre at the Laban Centre. After graduating, she performed a season with the Shobana Jaysingh Dance Company and signed up with an agent. In 1998 she married her longtime beau Rusty, a doctor, and the couple now live in Hampshire.[1]

Career[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2003 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Shala Malik TV series (1 episode: "Deception on His Mind")
2005 Doctors Susie Sharma TV series (1 episode: "Trophy Life")
2006 Blind Dating Leeza Raja
Robin Hood Djaq TV series (22 episodes: 2006-07)
2009 The Fixer Madulika TV series (1 episode: "Episode No.2/6")
2012 Supernatural Dr. Kashi TV series (1 episode: "Heartache")
2014 Night at the Museum 3 Shepseheret Film Release Date: December 19, 2014
2015 Adaline Filming

Radio[edit]

  • The Making of a Marchioness (2007) as Hester
  • Goan Flame (2000)

Theatre[edit]

  • Romeo and Juliet (2006 - UK tour) as Juliet
  • The Jungle Book (2004-05 - UK tour) as Bagheera/ Dulia
  • Anne of Green Gables (2004 - Lilian Bayliss Theatre) as Katie Maurice
  • Midnight's Children (2003 - Royal Shakespeare Company) as Jamila
  • Tales of the Arabian Nights (2000 - UK tour)
  • Border Crossings production of Mappa Mundi (2000 - Courtyard Theatre, Hereford)
  • The Maids
  • Dance Like A Man as Latah
  • Vesuvius (1997 - The Nehru Centre of the High Commission of India, London)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wowing West End

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