Indian-origin Archie Panjabi wins Emmy
Indian origin British actress Archie Panjabi, who starred in Bend it like Beckham has bagged the best supporting actress in a drama series for her role in The Good Wife at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.tv Updated: Aug 30, 2010 21:13 IST
Indian origin British actress Archie Panjabi, who starred in films like
Bend it like Beckham
East is East
, has bagged the best supporting actress in a drama series for her role in
The Good Wife
at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.
Panjabi was pitted against the likes of Rose Byrne (
), Sharon Gless (
), Elisabeth Moss and Christina Hendricks (both for
) and co-star Christine Baranski for
The Good Wife.
She made her film debut in the British hit film
East Is East
in 1999 and went on to star in international blockbuster films like
Bend It Like Beckham
The actress starred in 2005 in
The Constant Gardener
and played a part in critically acclaimed films like
A Mighty Heart
in 2007 and
written by Simon Beaufoy, who also scripted the Oscar-winning
Panjabi won the Best Actress for her role in Yasmin in 2004 at the Reims Festival in 2006 and was awarded the Shooting Star Award at the Berlin International Film Festival 2005. The award is given to actors who are seen as "the most exciting and emerging actors from across Europe" (European Film Promotion).
The award-winning actress graduated from Brunel University, England, with a degree in Management Studies (BSc).