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Who is Anjali Bhimani?

Anjali Bhimani is an American actress. She is best known for voicing Symmetra in the video game Overwatch and Rampart in the video game Apex Legends.

Anjali Bhimani joins ‘Ms Marvel’ series; know all about show featuring Marvel’s first Muslim character

Actress Anjali Bhimani is the newest cast member of Marvel’s upcoming web show, Ms Marvel. She will be joining the cast of Disney Plus’ show in a recurring role, the details of which have currently been kept under wraps.

The news was also shared by Anjali on her Twitter account. “Im’mo just leave this right here…So proud to be a part of this stellar cast and team…can’t wait to see Ms. Marvel soar!” she tweeted.

According to a report in Deadline, ‘Ms. Marvel’, penned by writer Bisha K. Ali, will tell the story of Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), a Pakistani-American teen based in New Jersey. Ms Marvel had made her first appearance in 2014 as Marvel’s first Muslim character to star in her own title. Now, she will be Marvel Studios’ first onscreen Muslim hero. 

Recently, the first look of Ms Marvel was shared by Disney Plus. Canadian actress of Pakistani origin Iman Vellani stars as 16-year-old teenager Kamala Khan and her superhero alter ego Ms. Marvel, who has shape-shifting powers.

In ‘Ms. Marvel’, Vellani plays a Muslim, Pakistani-American who idolises Captain Marvel. In the preview, Kamala laments that “it’s not really the brown girls from Jersey City who save the world”, as we see her infused with some kind of energy that, comics fans know, will give her the powers to, indeed, save the world.

The clip underscores that Kamala is the first Muslim superhero by cutting from a shot of people in a mosque in prayer to a shot of Kamala standing at a mirror wearing her Captain Marvel cosplay.

The cast includes Zenobia Shroff and Mohan Kapur as Kamala’s parents Muneeba and Yusuf, as well as Aramis Knight, Rish Shah, Saagar Shaikh, and Matt Lintz. The series is directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, and Meera Menon, and Bisha K. Ali is the head writer.

Anjali Bhimani Biography, Wiki

Anjali was born in Cleveland and raised in Orange County, California, by Drs. Ela and Bharat Bhimani. After graduating from Foothill High School in Santa Ana, California with the Class of 1992, where she had been performing in school and community theatre for most of her young life, she went on to earn a degree in theatre from Northwestern University’s highly acclaimed theatre school, with a certificate in musical theatre in 1996.

After leaving Northwestern, she went on to perform at several regional theatre companies including the Goodman, the Lookingglass Theatre Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, and others and to collaborate extensively with director Mary Zimmerman, eventually moving to New York when Mary’s Metamorphoses moved to Second Stage off -Broadway and Circle in the Square on Broadway, earning the play a Tony nomination for Best Play.

Anjali continued performing on Broadway when she joined the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bombay Dreams, going on to take over the role of Bollywood diva Rani in the hit musical.

Other collaborations include working with Tony Kushner and Maurice Sendak on their production of Comedy on the Bridge/Brundibar, Since moving to Los Angeles, she has also appeared in several world premieres, including the world premiere of The Existents (starring and with music by Ty Taylor), A Widow of No Importance by Shane Shakrani, and most recently, as Safia Das in playwright D. Tucker Smith’s epic adventure romance, Roof of the World.

On television and film, Anjali is most well known for her role as Nina Patel on ABC’s hit comedy, Modern Family. Other notable appearances are as Pinky Matthews in Miss India America, Silicon Valley, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Fosters, Necessary Roughness, Law and Order: SVU, The Sopranos, and more.

In 2016, she also voiced the character of Symmetra in Blizzard Entertainment’s wildly popular Overwatch, and can be seen in the upcoming movies Trafficked and Underwater Upside Down.

Anjali Bhimani Biography Wikipedia
Anjali Bhimani
Stage NameAnjali Bhimani
Real NameAnjali Bhimani
Profession(s)Actress,
BirthdayAugust 30, 1974
Age47 years
GenderFemale
BirthplaceCleveland, United States
HometownCleveland, Ohio, United States
Nationality
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Family
ParentsFather: N/A
Mother: N/A
Sibling(s)Brother(s): N/A

Anjali Bhimani Career

Bhimani’s long time collaboration with Mary Zimmerman began in 1997 when she appeared as an Indian princess in Mirror of the Invisible World, adapted from the 12th century Persian epic Haft Peykar

She played Greek mythological character Myrrha in Zimmerman-directed Metamorphoses‘s world premiere produced by Lookingglass Theatre Company in 1998 and its Off-Broadway opening at the Second Stage Theatre in 2001. 

Drama critic Albert Williams, in his review for the Chicago Reader, called Bhimani a “stunning dancer”. She made her Broadway debut when Metamorphoses opened at Circle in the Square Theatre (2002).

In 2004, Bhimani became an understudy for Ayesha Dharker and Madhur Jaffrey’s characters in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Bombay Dreams. During the play’s The Broadway Theatre production Dharker left the play and Bhimani took over her role. She appeared as The Sparrow in Czech opera Brundibár (2006). 

Quake, a play Bhimani co-produced and co-directed opened at the Open Fist Theatre Company’s First Look Festival of New Plays in 2011. For The Jungle Book she re-teamed with Zimmerman and played the role of mother wolf in its 2013 Goodman Theatre production.

Bhimani has appeared in TV series including All My ChildrenLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitThe SopranosJourneymamSharkFlight of the Conchords, and Modern Family.

 She voiced the character Symmetra in the first-person shooter video game Overwatch and shared the 2016 Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game with her co-voice actors for the game. In 2021, she guest starred on Exandria Unlimited, a spinoff of the web series Critical Role.

Anjali Bhimani FAQ’s

Who is Anjali Bhimani?

Anjali Bhimani is an American actress. She is best known for voicing Symmetra in the video game Overwatch and Rampart in the video game Apex Legends.

How old is Anjali Bhimani?

Anjali Bhimani is currently 47 years old.

Where was Anjali Bhimani born?

Anjali Bhimani was born in Cleveland, United States.

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