||This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. (March 2013)|
She works in both the UK and Canada. She starred in ITV's Compulsion featuring Ray Winstone and Parminder Nagra. She has also starred in the UK film Nina's Heavenly Delights, as well as the Canada/UK film Touch of Pink, which received a standing ovation at the Sundance Film Festival. She co-founded Calgary's Loose Moose Theatre Company (LMTC) best known for their Improvisational theatre work. She also performs one-woman improvised shows at Canadian and U.K. comedy festivals with her character "The Maharani". She used to co-host CBC Television's women's talk show In the Company of Women.
She has been seen on television in recurring roles in the series Lucky 7, Bates Motel, Saving Hope, Caprica, Little Mosque on the Prairie, Endgame, & Battlestar Galactica. Sood has also appeared in the feature films Connie and Carla, Helen, 50/50 & The Big Year. She is sister to Ashwin Sood, Sarah McLachlan's drummer and ex-husband, and Manoj Sood, who played Baber on Little Mosque on the Prairie.
Has won several awards for her acting work in Canada; including a Jessie Richardson Award (theatre), & a Leo Award (Television).
She has a great ear for accents, having had to do a Scottish/Punjabi accent for Nina's Heavenly Delights.
She is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hiking the back country of the Canadian Rockies and kayaking the remote B.C. coastline. She has also canoed down the Amazon River and safaried the Masai Mara in Kenya, the country of her birth.
Sood voiced Ms. Harshwhinny, the Equestria Games inspector, in the animated TV series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.
Both her father, and her sister-in-law have been awarded the Order of Canada, and her brother in-law a Nobel Peace Prize.
|This article about a Canadian film and television actor or actress is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|