Sunita Mani

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Sunita Mani
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present

Sunita Mani is an actress, dancer, and comedian. She played Trenton in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot (2015–2017) and Arthie Premkumar in the Netflix comedy series GLOW (2017–2019).[1] She plays as Margot Daly in the American black comedy television series Dream Corp LLC. She is the main actress for 2020 films such as Save Yourselves! and Evil Eye.

Life and career[edit]

Mani joined the Cocoon Central Dance Team where she worked as a dancer and choreographer.
Mani began her career as an actress by appearing in Writer's Block, an MTV web TV pilot, and also in commercials for Burger King and Levi's.[2] Her first appearance was in the 2012 film The Unspeakable Act, an American coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Dan Sallitt where it won the Independent Visions Award. Mani gained public recognition for her dance performance in the music video for the song "Turn Down for What" which was released in December 2013. Mani also appeared in drama–thriller television series Mr. Robot as Trenton.[3] In 2016, she appeared in Don't Think Twice, A single episode of Broad City and episodes of the The Good Place. Mani was cast in the 2017 Netflix series GLOW.[4]

Date of birth is 13 December 1986 in Dickson, Tennessee, USA

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Unspeakable Act Jessica
2015 3rd Street Blackout Elora
2015 Stinking Heaven Sunita
2016 Little Sister Performance Art Dancer
2016 Don't Think Twice Amy
2018 Madeline's Madeline Assistant Max
2019 The Death of Dick Long Lake Travis
2019 Wine Country Dolly
2019 Can You Keep a Secret? Lissy
2020 Save Yourselves! Su
2020 The Outside Story Slater
2020 Evil Eye Pallavi Kharti

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015–2017 Mr. Robot Trenton 16 episodes
2016 Broad City Coworker 1 episode
2016–2017 The Good Place Chad 3 episodes
2017–2019 GLOW Arthie Premkumar 29 episodes
2017 Search Party Pia
2017 No Activity Fatima Khorasani
2018 Drop the Mic Herself
2019 Helpsters Rhonda Runner 1 episode
2020 Dream Corp, LLC Marge Daly Recurring
2020–present Mira, Royal Detective Neeti/Preeti (voice) 3 episodes

Short videos[edit]

Year Title Role
2010 The Hundred in the Hands: Commotion Sunita Mani
2012 See You Then, Then
2013 Sardines Out of A Can Extra
2015 The Truth About Meeting Women
2015 This is a Dream and I'm Going to Kill You Sunita
2016 Why Wasn't It Perfect? Haley Sharma
2016 Vegas Vegas
2016 The Place We Live Autumn
2017 Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat Zone
2017 I Brought Pie' Alice
2018 Alpha Squadron Alpha 4 / Chelsea
2019 Regulation Mia Nichols
2019 Dick Pics! (A Documentary)
2019 Others John's Other
2019 Helpsters Rhonda Runner
2020 I Love to Wait

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist Ref.
2014 "Turn Down for What" DJ Snake and Lil Jon [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Behind the Scenes of the "Turn Down for What" Music Video—An Interview with Sunita Mani". Cream City, MD. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  2. ^ "That girl with the funky dance moves in 'Turn Down for What' is Sunita Mani". The American Bazaar. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  3. ^ "Top 20 Countdown: Guest Host Miss Info + Her Baby Get "Butt Popped"". VH1+Music. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  4. ^ Denise Petski. "'G.L.O.W.': Jenji Kohan Netflix Comedy Series Adds Britt Baron, Jackie Tohn & Five More". deadline.com. Retrieved September 22, 2016.
  5. ^ "DJ Snake and Lil Jon – Turn Down for What". YouTube. Retrieved November 14, 2018.

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