who is Parminder Nagra?

Parminder Kaur Nagra is a British actress of Indian Punjabi and Sikh ancestry.

She is best known for her performance as Jess Bhamra in the film Bend It Like Beckham.

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She first began acting in plays in high school.

She joined her former drama instructor's theatre company, Haithizi Productions, after her A levels.

In 1994, she took over as the lead actress in the musical Nimai, launching a brief stage career.

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Nagra appeared in a number of TV shows, including Turning World, Casualty, and Holby City.

Nagra has also portrayed Meera Malik in "The Blacklist" and Priya Singh in  13 Reasons Why(Netflix).

This year, Nagra starred as the eponymous detective in the crime drama DI Ray.



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