|May 31, 1972|
|Place of Birth|
Archana "Archie" Panjabi (born 31 May 1972) is a British actress, best known for her role as Kalinda Sharma on The Good Wife. Her portrayal has earned her a Primetime Emmy Award in 2010 and an NAACP Image Award in 2012, as well as two further Emmy nominations, one Golden Globe nomination, and three Screen Actors Guild Award nominations shared with the cast. Her other notable roles include Yasmin Husseini in Yasmin (2005), Pinky Bhamra in Bend It Like Beckham (2002) and Asra Nomani in A Mighty Heart (2007).
Panjabi was born in Edgware, Middlesex, to Govind and Padma Panjabi, both Sindhi Hindu emigrants from India. Her ancestry belongs to Sindh, now in Pakistan; after partition, her parents settled in India. She graduated from Brunel University with a degree in management studies in 1996. She is also classically trained in ballet.
Panjabi has appeared in both film and television, from early appearances in the 1999 comedy film East is East to the BBC television series Life on Mars. Her first Hollywood role, as a British diplomat, was in the Oscar-winning The Constant Gardener, released in 2005. One of her highest profile film roles was in the 2002 comedy release Bend It Like Beckham. Panjabi then landed the role of witty and wisecracking office colleague Gemmain in the 2006 Ridley Scott directed romantic comedy A Good Year, alongside Russell Crowe and Marion Cotillard.
|Height||5 ft 3 in / 160 cm|
|Weight||110 lb / 50 kg|
|Breast/Bust size||35 in / 89 cm|
|Waist size||24 in / 63 cm|
|Hips size||35 in / 89 cm|
|Bra size||40B (US) / 90B (EU)|
|Cup size||B (US)|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||–|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Race / ethnicity||Indian|