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Poorna Jagannathan Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Movies and Never Have I Ever
April 24, 2020
Poorna Jagannathan Biography
This what you need to know about Poorna Jagannathan, an American actress, and producer. She is famous for her portrayal of Safar Khan in The Night Of. The show was nominated for an Emmy and Golden Globe- show. Poorna has also played the lead in the Bollywood cult comedy film Delhi Belly. She is the producer of the play Nirbhaya. The play dealt with breaking the silence about sexual violence.
Her play won the 2013 ‘Amnesty International Award’. She was mentioned by The Telegraph as the “One of the most powerful pieces of theater you’ll ever see”. Jagannathan was featured among the top 10 in Femina magazine’s “India’s 50 most beautiful women” in 2012 and in 2014. She was named among the top 50 most powerful women in India.
Poorna Jagannathan Age
Jagannathan was born on December 22, 1972, in Tunis, Tunisia. As of 2019, she is 47 years old.
Poorna Jagannathan Height
She stands at a height of 5 Feet 6 Inches.
Poorna Jagannathan Husband
Poorna is married to Azad Oommen. The couple has been married since 2003.
Poorna Jagannathan Net Worth
Jagannathan has an estimated net worth of $200,000 USD.
Poorna Jagannathan Movies
2011 Delhi Belly
2018 Mile 22
2017 The Circle
2016 Carrie Pilby
2015 Growing Up Smith
2013 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
2011 Peace, Love & Misunderstanding
2012 Thanks for Sharing
2018 An Actor Prepares
2005 The Weather Man
2017 Daisy Winters
2018 The Dead Center
Poorna Jagannathan Never Have I Ever
Nalini, Devi’s mom, is played by actor Poorna Jagannathan, whose acting includes roles on HBO’s The Night Of and season two of Big Little Lies* along with Hulu’s Ramy. Her work in Bollywood, including a role as a journalist in the dark comedy Dehli Belly, is also highly acclaimed.
NHIE is much like the world she grew up in, she says, and her role as Devi’s mother is actually based on Mindy’s mom who passed away in 2011. She told Refinery29 that Nalini is “hilarious” and her character is a dream role where “brown folks can curse, have sex, and be a mess like everyone else on television.”
Poorna Jagannathan Education
Jagannathan graduated in journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park She also did some college at the University of Brasilia, Brazil. On a scholarship, she attended the Actors Studio Drama School. Although she dropped out after the first year. She later continued to study acting under her mentor, Elizabeth Kemp, whom she met there.