Anya Chalotra

Anya Chalotra – The Rise of an Indian in British Movies

This post is about Anya Chalotra: Her early life, educational background, and other relevant information.

Highlights:

  • Born in Wolverhampton, England, on July 21, 1996
  • Currently single and has no kids
  • An alumnus of Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

Read on as we look into the personal life and career of Anya Chalotra.

Who Is Anya Chalotra?

Anya Chalotra is a British actress born to an Indian father (Madan) and an English mother (April). She is renowned for playing the role of the Yennefer of Vengerberg in The Witcher TV Series.

Anya Chalotra on the Witcher premiere

Personal Life (Early/recent)

Anya Chalotra was raised in Lower Penn, South Staffordshire, England. She has two siblings: an elder sister (Reeya) and a younger brother (Arun).

Anya attended St Dominic’s Grammar School in Brewood, UK. Afterward, she took a one-year foundation course at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She then enrolled at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama for a Bachelor of Arts degree, which involved a three-year study.

Career – Filmography and Awards Won

As Anya Chalotra started her career only a few years back, she has appeared in not many TV series, theatre (plays), and a podcast. She has impressively performed her acting and voice roles.

Here’s a list of some television series, plays, and a podcast she featured in.

Anya Chalotra the Witcher
  • Much Ado About Nothing (2017), as Hero
  • The Village (2018), as Jyoti
  • Wanderlust (2018), as Jennifer Ashman
  • The ABC Murders (2018), as Lily Marbury
  • Sherwood (2019), as Robin Loxley
  • The Witcher (2019), as the Yennefer of Vengerberg           
  • Peter Gynt (2019), as Sabine
  • The Cipher (2020), as Sabrina
  • No Masks (2020), as Dr. Anuja
  • Maryland (2021), as Mary 2
  • Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas (2023), as Lucilia

Anya Chalotra was nominated for the Best Actress in a Play Award by The Stage Awards (2017). In 2018, Anya got another nomination for the BroadwayWorld UK Awards for Best Actress in a New Production of a Play.

She later won the Breakout Star category for IMDb Awards in 2020.

Anya Chalotra was named among Screen Daily’s Stars of Tomorrow 2020.


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