Nalini Krishan

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Nalini Krishan
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Born Nalini Krishan
(1977-08-30) August 30, 1977 (age 39)
Suva, Fiji
Nationality Fijian
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998–present
Known for Barriss Offee

Nalini Krishan (born August 30, 1977) is a Fiji-born Australian actress best known for her performance as the Mirialan Jedi Padawan Barriss Offee in the Star Wars film Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones which is part of the 1999-2005 saga prequel trilogy.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Nalini Krishan was born in the Fiji islands and raised in Australia, but her roots are Indian and Nepalese.[3]

Early career[edit]

Nalini Krishan is currently filming reality TV series called Bollywood Factor in Australia, airing on Divya TV and c31 Indian Cable TV network in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia in April 2014.

Krishan is an Australian actress who has had roles in Swift Shift couriers Love Pizza, an array of TV commercials and starred in some Bollywood films such as Prem Aggan and Soldier,[3] just to name a few.

Krishan has been acting and modeling for the last 18 years. She is a former miss Fiji Indian Sun winner and also has graced the catwalk through many Indian community events. Nalini has travelled around the world meeting many fans at conventions in USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, New Zealand, and Australia from her most notable role in the second Star Wars episode where she played Jedi Barriss Offee.

Krishan’s bio includes lead roles such as the lead in short film Noise, a guest star role in Love you Krishna, the feature film coming out in cinemas 2014 and before that she played the lead in the theatre play Curry for Lunch. Her most recent debut is in the reality TV series Bollywood Factor, where she is one of the five finalists. Airing on US, UK, and Australian Indian cable networks in 2014.

Krishan moved to the United States where she is based in Los Angeles.

Nalini Krishan was on June 2, 2017 inducted as an honorary member of The Galactic Academy Tatooine largest campus in the caribbean. The Galactic Academy is a worldwide organization with over 30 campuses around the world . She spoke to around 150 graduating padawans plus family members at one of the largest meetings of educators on the island of Puerto Rico that very same day.



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Soldier Unknown role
1998 Prem Aggen Pooja Uncredited
1999 Holy Smoke! Poor Beggar Girl / Voiceover's Uncredited
2002 Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones Mirialan Jedi Knight Barriss Offee Uncredited
2007 The Benvenuti Family Mrs. Rahabi TV
2012 Posey Bollywood Dancer Film short
2014 Love You Krishna Vishakha


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Pizza Elevator Girl "Love Pizza"


  1. ^ Krishnan's Profile on Retrieved on 2014-01-12.
  2. ^ Nalini portrayed Jedi, “Barriss Offee” in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones. Retrieved on 2014-01-12.
  3. ^ a b "Nalini Krishan". Retrieved 4 January 2017. 

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