Zenobia Shroff is an Indian-American actress appearing in film, theater and television. Shroff is best known for her breakthrough role in 2017's The Big Sick and can currently be seen on Showtime's The Affair.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Encouraged by theater actress Pearl Padamsee, Shroff left her native Mumbai in her teens to pursue acting at New York City’s Circle in the Square theater school. Shroff has acted in Hollywood and Bollywood films, more recently branching into television. She and her The Big Sick co-stars shared a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Shroff's first one-woman stage show, "Exotic Observations," was performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and the South Asian International Performing Arts Festival. Her 2016 one-woman show, "How to Succeed as an Ethnically Ambiguous Actor," garnered nominations for best actor and best director at the Planet Connections Festivity awards.
Shroff, who holds a master's degree in psychology, has also spent time teaching acting and movement to disadvantaged children in the New York City area. Shroff is a member of the Parsi community.
Film[edit | edit source]
|2008||Little Zizou||Roxanne||Winner of National Film Award for best film on family values|
|2010||When Harry Tries to Marry||Geeta|
|2012||Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu||Nicole Braganza|
|2017||The Big Sick||Sharmeen||Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award|
Television[edit | edit source]
|2018||The Resident||Himaya Pravesh|
|2018||The Affair||Priya Ullah|
|2018||Madam Secretary||Prime Minister Vanya Kharti|
|2018||The Greatest American Hero||Leena||Series pilot|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Scene Stealer: Zenobia Shroff as Kumail Nanjiani's Mother in 'The Big Sick'". Variety.com. 2017-12-08.
- Collins, Sean T. (2018-06-17). "'The Affair' Season 4 Premiere Recap: California Dreamin'". The New York Times.
- "Zenobia Shroff: The Big Sick changed the game for me". Elle India. 2018-05-30.
- "Little Zizou's Zenobia Shroff Stands Up". Lassi With Lavina. 2010-10-01.
- "SAG Awards: 'Three Billboards,' 'Big Little Lies' Top Nominees". Hollywood Reporter. 2017-12-13.
- "'Exotic Observations': Zenobia Shroff Joins SPANK at the UCB Theater". The Huffington Post. 2011-06-27.
- "South Asian International Performing Arts Festivals Opens for the First Time Ever in New York City". India.com. 2011-07-25.
- "Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Awards Come to Cherry Lane This Weekend; Nominees Announced". BroadwayWorld. 2016-08-08.
- "Exotic Observations". Indo American Arts Council. 2010-08-12.
- "President presents 56th National Film Awards". The Hindu. 2010-03-20.
- "'The Greatest American Hero': George Wendt, Gia Sandhu & Zenobia Shroff Cast In ABC Reboot, Christine Gernon To Direct". Deadline.com. 2018-02-13.
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