Mina Anwar

Mina Anwar

Sep. 20th, 1969
Born in
Church, Lancashire, England, UK
5' 3

Mina Anwar's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Sarah Jane Adventures (UK) TV Show
The Sarah Jane Adventures (UK)
The Thin Blue Line (UK) TV Show
The Thin Blue Line (UK)
The Invisibles (UK) TV Show
The Invisibles (UK)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Mina Anwar (born 20 September 1969 in Church, near Accrington, Lancashire, England) is a British actress.

Early life

Anwar was educated at Accrington Moorhead Sports College, and gained an A level in Theatre in Performance at the Accrington and Rossendale College in 1988 before training at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London.

Acting career

She played Police Constable Maggie Habib in the sitcom The Thin Blue Line which was shown on BBC 2 from 1995 to 1997.
Other roles include the recurring part of Dr. Sandra Malik in The Bill in 2003 (a serious police drama), and she played Sister Zita Khan in Doctors and Nurses and Selena Sharp in Scoop. She also performed as the storyteller in Razzledazzle on the CBeebies channel.
Anwar appeared as Shazza Karib in the Channel 4 drama Shameless, sister of Kash Karib, and new love of Norma Starkey. Anwar appeared in the second, third, and now fourth, series of The Sarah Jane Adventures,in which she played Gita Chandra, the mother of character Rani Chandra. She is also in the BBC drama show The Invisibles. Anwar also appeared in Coronation Street as the ex wife of Dev Halahan the corner shop owner. She has also made an appearance in No Angels.
She has also starred in The Infidel as the woman in the black burqa.

Other activities

Anwar is a trained mezzo-soprano. She is also the founder and director of a now-defunct underwear company called Aware International, which promoted safe sex by producing clothing with secret pockets for storing condoms

  • Director of Aware International, which markets 'Secret Pockets' lingerie and underwear. These garments include hidden compartments for keeping money and other personal belongings safe.

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