Tina Desai(Actress Sense8 2015)
Desai was born in Bangalore to a Gujarati father and a Telugu mother. She is a graduate in Business Management with specialisation in finance from National Institute of Management college.She is fluent in five languages—Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, English and Hindi.
Desai first came into the limelight when she participated in the reality show contest Get Gorgeous. Although she did not win the contest, she was offered a contract with Elite Model India Management, which sponsors the reality show, before the eventual winner. She has been modelling since 2007 and has featured in over 100 commercials.
She made her acting debut in 2011 in the movie Yeh Faasley. She later appeared in the film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. In 2015, Desai had major roles in two high-profile English language projects, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,the sequel to the 2011 hit and the Netflix drama Sense8 by The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski.
She posed for the 2012 Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendarand starred in the Bollywood action thriller film Table No. 21 opposite Rajeev Khandelwal. She appeared in the romantic song "Yeh kahan mil gaye hum" with singer KK.
She'll be voicing Ashima in the upcoming Thomas & Friends movie: The Great Race.
Year Film Role Language Notes
2011 Yeh Faasley Arunima D. Dua Hindi
2011 Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande Neha Sharma Hindi
2012 Cocktail Waitress Hindi Cameo
2012 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Sunaina English
2013 Table No.21 Siya Agasthi Hindi
2014 Dussehra Aditi Singh Hindi
2015 The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Sunaina English
2015–present Sense8 Kala Dandekar English Netflix
2015 Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene Megha Hindi
2016 Thomas & Friends: The Great Race Ashima English UK/US voice