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Mina Anwar

Last updated 17 April 2015


Mina Anwar
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Mina Anwar

Born: Sat 20th September 1969 (age: 47)

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Mina Anwar born in Church, near AccringtonLancashire,England is a British actress.

Anwar appeared in the second, third, fourth and fifth series of The Sarah Jane Adventures, in which she played Gita Chandra, the mother of character Rani Chandra.

Anwar was educated at Accrington Moorhead Sports College, and gained an A level in Theatre in Performance at the Accrington and Rossendale College in 1988 before training at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London.

She played Police Constable Maggie Habib in the sitcom The Thin Blue Line which was shown on BBC 2 from 1995 to 1997.

Other roles include the recurring part of Dr. Sandra Malik in The Bill in 2003 (a serious police drama), and she played Sister Zita Khan in Doctors and Nurses and Selena Sharp in Scoop. She also performed as the storyteller in Razzledazzle on the CBeebies channel.

Anwar appeared as Shazza Karib in the Channel 4 drama Shameless, sister of Kash Karib, and new love of Norma Starkey. She is also in the BBC drama show The Invisibles. Anwar also appeared in Coronation Street as the ex wife of Dev Halahan the corner shop owner. She has also made an appearance in No Angels.

She has also starred in The Infidel as the woman in the black burqa. She is currently playing the part of Trudy Rehmann in theNickelodeon series House of Anubis.

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