Poorna Jagannathan

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 63
Poorna Jagannathan is an Indian-American actress and producer. She is best known for her portrayal of Safar Khan in HBO's Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated show, The Night Of, as well as playing the lead in the Bollywood cult comedy film Delhi Belly. She also initiated and produced the play Nirbhaya, written and directed by Yael Farber, which dealt... read more

Poorna Jagannathan is an Indian-American actress and producer. She is best known for her portrayal of Safar Khan in HBO's Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated show, The Night Of, as well as playing the lead in the Bollywood cult comedy film Delhi Belly. She also initiated and produced the play Nirbhaya, written and directed by Yael Farber, which dealt with breaking the silence about sexual violence. Her play won the 2013 Amnesty International Award and was called by The Telegraph as the "One of the most powerful pieces of theater you'll ever see".

Born

Friday, 22 December 1972

Actress Filmography

Never Have I Ever Nalini Vishwakumar, Nalini 2020
Defending Jacob Elizabeth Vogel 2020
Messiah Sanjana Mirza 2020
The Dead Center Sarah Grey 2019
Ramy Salma 2019
Share Kerri 2019
The Act Dr. Lakshmi Chandra 2019
Sorry for Your Loss Therapist 2018
An Actor Prepares Dr. Fisher 2018
Mile 22 Dorothy Brady 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Never Have I Ever Nalini Vishwakumar, Nalini 2020
Defending Jacob Elizabeth Vogel 2020
Messiah Sanjana Mirza 2020
The Dead Center Sarah Grey 2019
Ramy Salma 2019
Share Kerri 2019
The Act Dr. Lakshmi Chandra 2019
Sorry for Your Loss Therapist 2018
An Actor Prepares Dr. Fisher 2018
Mile 22 Dorothy Brady 2018
Daisy Winters Annabel Kumar 2017
Room 104 Divya (voice) 2017
Gypsy Larin Inamdar 2017
The Circle Dr. Villalobos 2017
Carrie Pilby Fliss 2017
Taken Judith Chapman 2017
How to Beat Your Sister-in-Law (at everything) Teacher 2017
Big Little Lies Katie Richmond 2017
Growing Up Smith Nalini Bhatnagar 2017
The Night Of Safar Khan 2016
Better Call Saul Dr. Maureen Bruckner 2015
The Blacklist Nirah Ahmad 2013
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Riyana 2013
House of Cards Dr. Lanjawni 2013
Thanks For Sharing Dr. Kazhani 2012
Peace, Love & Misunderstanding Mira 2012
Delhi Belly Menaka 2011
Rizzoli & Isles Mrs. Jalbani 2010
NCIS: Los Angeles Dr. Nitya Agarwal 2009
Royal Pains Saya 2009
Karma Calling Quality Control Supervisor 2009
Awake Dr. Neyer's Nurse 2007
The Game Dr. Diamond 2006
Love Monkey Director 2006
The Weather Man NY Pedestrian 2005
Starved PJ 2005
Numb3rs Tech #1 2005
Jonny Zero Dr. Shamira 2005
She Hate Me Song's Girlfriend (as Poorna) 2004
Rescue Me Dr. Klein 2004
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Dr. Sikh 2001
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Maya Samra 1999
Law & Order Rehana Khemlani 1990
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