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Amara Karan is a Actor British born on 1 january 1984 at Wimbledon (United-kingdom)

Amara Karan

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Birth name Amara Karan
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 1 january 1984 (40 years) at Wimbledon (United-kingdom)

Amara Karan (born 1984) is an Sri Lankan-English actress who made her film début as the love interest in Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited. The film premièred at the 2007 Venice Film Festival. Her character was described in The Hollywood Reporter as "the train's attractive Indian stewardess" while Time called her 'lovely' and Variety called her character the "comely train stewardess Rita", stating that "newcomer Karan makes a strong impression as the sexy 'sweet lime' girl". Karan's second film role was as schoolgirl Peaches in the 2007 film St Trinian's.

She made her stage début in 2008 as Jessica in an RSC production of The Merchant of Venice and as Bianca in an RSC production of The Taming of the Shrew. With the latter, she made her West End debut at the Novello Theatre.

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Filmography of Amara Karan (9 films)

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The Death & Life of John F. Donovan, 2h3
Directed by Xavier Dolan
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Films about school violence
Actors Kit Harington, Jessica Chastain, Kathy Bates, Susan Sarandon, Jacob Tremblay, Taylor Kitsch
Roles Mrs. Kureishi
Rating61% 3.0811953.0811953.0811953.0811953.081195
Dix ans après la mort d’une vedette de la télévision américaine, un jeune acteur se remémore la correspondance jadis entretenue avec cet homme, de même que l’impact que ces lettres ont eu sur leurs vies respectives.
The Upside
The Upside (2019)
, 1h58
Directed by Neil Burger
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about disabilities
Actors Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies, Aja Naomi King, Amara Karan
Rating70% 3.501153.501153.501153.501153.50115
Il s'agit d'une reprise américaine du film Intouchables. Un milliardaire handicapé, Phillip Lacasse, pense que la vie ne mérite plus d'être vécue jusqu'au jour où son quotidien est dynamisé par l'arrivée de l'excentrique Dell Scott, un ancien détenu en liberté conditionnelle qu'il engage pour l'aider dans ses tâches quotidiennes. Opposés sur le plan social, les deux hommes deviennent rapidement des amis et Phillip reprend goût à la vie grâce à son nouvel ami...
Jadoo
Jadoo (2013)

Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Amara Karan, Harish Patel, Tom Mison, Madhur Jaffrey, Adeel Akhtar, Sophiya Haque
Roles Shalini
Rating59% 2.9997752.9997752.9997752.9997752.999775
Two brothers, both wonderful chefs, fall out catastrophically. At the climax of their dispute they rip the family recipe book in half – one brother gets the starters and the other gets the main courses. They set up rival restaurants, on opposite sides of the same road, and spend the next twenty years trying to outdo each other. Neither brother will admit it but they both know they are not entirely successful in the ‘other half’ of the menu. It takes a daughter – a successful London lawyer, Shalini, marrying a man from a different ethnic background – to reunite them. She is planning her marriage and is determined that they will both attend.
A Fantastic Fear of Everything, 1h40
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror
Actors Simon Pegg, Sheridan Smith, Clare Higgins, Amara Karan, Paul Freeman, Kerry Shale
Roles Sangeet
Rating57% 2.8988652.8988652.8988652.8988652.898865
Jack is a children's author whose happy marriage has been destroyed by his obsession with his unpublished first book, Harold the Hedgehog. He is working on a series of scripts titled Decades of Death, about Victorian era serial killers. He has become obsessed with serial killers and paranoid that people are watching him and trying to kill him, which isn't helped by the fact that a serial killer called the Hanoi Handshake Killer, who cuts off the fingers of his victims, has been active in his neighbourhood.
All in Good Time, 1h33
Directed by Nigel Cole
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Reece Ritchie, Amara Karan, Harish Patel, Meera Syal, Arsher Ali, Christine Bottomley
Roles Vina
Rating57% 2.85822.85822.85822.85822.8582
Atul (Reece Ritchie) and Vina (Amara Karan) are newly married and in love. But their marriage gets off to a slow start because they are living with Atul's parents in Bolton. Lack of privacy in the cramped household and Atul's overbearing father, Eeshwar (played by Harish Patel), prevent Atul and Vina to find a suitable time and place to consummate their marriage. At time goes by, word gets around and the young couple's relationship begins to fray. After Vina leaves Atul, Eeshwar is finally able to talk to Atul without judgment and tells him to bring Vina home. With the relationship repaired, Atul and Vina are finally able to consummate their marriage.
The Task
The Task (2011)
, 1h35
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Horror
Actors Victor McGuire, Adam Rayner, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Ashley Mulheron, Amara Karan, Tom Payne
Roles Toni
Rating43% 2.1563252.1563252.1563252.1563252.156325
Six terrified people, Shoe (Ashley Mulheron), Randall (Marc Pickering), Toni (Amara Karan), Dixon (Texas Battle) and brother and sister Stanton (Tom Payne) and Angel (Antonia Campbell-Hughes), are kidnapped to take part in a new reality show which will see them spending a night in an abandoned prison to win $20,000. Show host, Taylor (Adam Rayner) handcuffs the contestants together, removes their belongings and sends them into the prison.
Le Chat et les Pigeons, 1h40
Directed by James Kent
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Crime
Actors David Suchet, Harriet Walter, Natasha Little, Amara Karan, Amanda Abbington, Miranda Raison
Roles la princesse Shaista (nommée Shaila dans le roman)
Rating78% 3.945883.945883.945883.945883.94588
Alors que Poirot est hébergé comme invité dans le pensionnat de jeunes filles de Meadowbank, la professeure de gymnastique est assassinée. Une des élèves craint pour sa vie : elle est l'héritière du trône du Royaume de Ramat où un coup d'état vient d'avoir lieu. Poirot accepte de débusquer le coupable...
The Darjeeling Limited, 1h31
Directed by Wes Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure
Themes Films about families, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Rail transport films, Road movies
Actors Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Anjelica Huston, Natalie Portman, Waris Ahluwalia
Roles Rita
Rating71% 3.5996953.5996953.5996953.5996953.599695
A businessman in India (Bill Murray) fails to catch his train as it pulls out of a station. He is beaten to it by a younger man, Peter Whitman (Adrien Brody). Peter reunites with his brothers Francis (Owen Wilson) and Jack (Jason Schwartzman) on the train called "The Darjeeling Limited", which is traveling across India. The brothers have not seen each other since their father's funeral a year prior.
St. Trinian's, 1h37
Directed by Oliver Parker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Musical theatre
Themes Films about education, Feminist films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Political films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Russell Brand, Antonia Bernath, Talulah Riley, Lena Headey
Roles Peaches
Rating58% 2.9010452.9010452.9010452.9010452.901045
Annabelle Fritton (Talulah Riley), an uptight daddy’s girl, unwillingly transfers to St Trinian’s from the distinguished Cheltenham Ladies’ College at her father’s (Rupert Everett) request. Annabelle is clearly different and doesn’t fit in, telling her father, Carnaby Fritton, that the school is “like Hogwarts for pikeys”. She is taken around the school by Kelly Jones (Gemma Arterton), the head girl, who introduces her to the various cliques within the school, including Emos, Chavs, Geeks and the First Years. On her first night at St Trinian’s, Annabelle calls her father and demands he pick her up immediately, following a series of pranks played on her by the other students, but her father dismisses her.