Oct. 5th, 1975
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Parminder Nagra's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2004 - Ella Enchanted
2002 - Bend It Like Beckham
Guest TV Roles
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- She has three younger siblings.
- On 11 July 2007 she was awarded an Honorary DLitt (Doctor of Letters) from Leicester University. Leicester is her home town.
- Born the same day and year as 'Kate Winslet' (qv).
- In _Bend It Like Beckham (2002)_ (qv), her character Jess' scar was actually not part of the original script. It was added in based on a real scar Nagra has on her leg. Her pants caught fire when she was young, she was placed in a tub of water so the fabric stuck to the skin. When the fabric was removed it pulled a great deal of skin with it, causing the scarring.
- She speaks fluent Punjabi.
- Her parents emigrated from India to the UK in the '60s.
- Mother of Kai David Singh Stenson who was born on Tuesday, May 19, 2009.
- Her breakthrough crossover role in America and the United Kingdom was _Bend It Like Beckham (2002)_ (qv), which was a big box-office hit.