Amrita Acharia

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Amrita Acharia
Native name अमृता आचार्य
Born (1990-12-24) 24 December 1990 (age 26)
Lviv, Ukraine
Nationality Nepalese
Occupation Actress
Notable work Game of Thrones
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)

Amrita Acharia (Nepali: अमृता आचार्य, also spelled Acharya) is a Norwegian actress.[1] She is best known for her role as Irri in HBO series Game of Thrones.

Early life[edit]

Acharia was born in Lviv, Ukraine to a Nepalese father and Ukrainian mother. Her father Dr. Acharya left the job at Patan Hospital and moved to England when Amrita was just six years old. Now her family is based in Norway where Ganesh Acharya currently works as a Professor (Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology) at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Norway and leads the Women's Health and Perinatology Research Group. Amrita grew up in Kathmandu, Ukraine, England and Norway. She speaks Nepali, Ukrainian, Russian, English, and Norwegian.[2][3] After finishing high school in Norway, she moved to England at age 19 to pursue her acting career.[4]


Acharia played the role of the Dothraki handmaiden Irri in the first two seasons of Game of Thrones. Her character died during the second season.[2] In 2011, Acharia starred in the one off BBC Christmas show, Lapland.[5] She also made appearance as a school girl in the biographical film The Devil's Double.

In the 2017 she appears as Dr Ruby Walker in the ITV series The Good Karma Hospital.

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