Rani Moorthy

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Rani Moorthy is a Malaysian-born playwright, actress, and artistic director of Rasa Productions. Following the race riots of 1969 her family tried to emigrate to Singapore, but were unsuccessful for a time. When they eventually made it, Moorthy began her acting career, appearing in theatre and hosting The Ra Ra Show, a television comedy. In 1996, she emigrated to the United Kingdom.[1] Rani was educated at the 'National University of Singapore.



  • Whose Sari Now (2007)
  • Broadcast between 1 and 5 October 2007 as part of BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour Drama strand.


  • Pooja (2002)
  • Manchester United and the Malay Warrior (2002)
  • Curry Tales (2004)
  • Too Close to Home (2006)
  • Shades of Brown (2007)


  • Episode "Martial Arts" (aired 6 March 2002 on BBC One)
  •  : Citizen Khan ( Broadcast 27 August 2012 on BBC One)
  • Minor recurring role as Mrs. Bilal


  1. ^ "About Rasa: Rani Moorthy". Rasa. Archived from the original on October 8, 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 

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