Indira Joshi is a British actress of Indian ethnicity. She has appeared in episodes of many well-known British dramas, including Holby City, Doctors, All About Me, The Bill and Coronation Street. However, she is probably best known for her role as Madhuri Kumar in the spoof chat show The Kumars at No. 42. Indira is an occasional contributor on BBC Two show Grumpy Old Women. She also appeared as Secretary General of the United Nations in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace and 'Erin' in the sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf episode Lemons.
She has two sons, Shiva Dominic, who is a Buddhist monk, and his younger brother Krishna.