Poorna Jagannathan

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Poorna Jagannathan (born 22 December 1972) is an American actress who plays Saya Katdare on USA's Royal Pains. She came to prominence after starring in the Bollywood film Delhi Belly opposite Imran Khan. Jagannathan was born in Tunis,Tunisia but grew up in Argentina, Ireland, Brazil and Pakistan. She graduated in journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. She started her Master's from the Actor's Studio but left after the first year. Jagannathan portrays Saya Katdare on USA network’s Royal Pains. She has also appeared on TV shows like Law & Order, Rescue Me, Love Monkey and The Game. She will be seen as Mira in Peace, Love and Misunderstanding starring Jane Fonda and Catherine Keener, directed by Oscar winner Bruce Beresford. She also joined the ensemble cast of Thanks For Sharing starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim Robbins and Mark Ruffalow directed by Oscar Nominee Stuart Blumberg which releases in 2012. Jagannathan is an established theatre actress and is part of The Barrow Group in New York City. Jagannathan won critical acclaim for her role as a spunky, irreverent journalist in the film Delhi Belly.
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