Anya Chalotra’s biographyAnya Chalotra is a British actress most commonly known for her roles in a television drama series Wanderlust (2018) and a mystery thriller series The ABC Murders (2018). Anya was cast to portray Yennefer of Vengerberg in the upcoming Netflix fantasy drama series The Witcher.
Childhood and adolescenceAnya Chalotra was born in 1996 in Wolverhampton to parents of Indian descent. Anya is an ancient Sanskrit girl’s name which literally means inexhaustible and that which is not exhaustible, different, or strange. The name is quite often found in Hindu mythology and folklore. The actress follows Hindu practices and beliefs just like her parents and other relatives.
Anya spent her entire childhood in a small village in South Staffordshire. After graduating from high school she enrolled into the Guildhall School of Music and Drama famous for its celebrity alumni including Orlando Bloom, Ewan McGregor, Lily James and countless others.
Acting careerAnya Chalotra began her acting career starring in several theater productions in London. She appeared in Great Expectations based on Charles Dickens’s novel of the same name, The Crucible by Arthur Miller, William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, and numerous other plays.
Anya made her film debut in 2018 after being cast in a supporting role in a television drama series Wanderlust. The plot of the series revolves around the married couple, Joy (Toni Collette) and Alan (Steven Mackintosh), who get bored of the same routine and eventually find themselves attracted to other people, all while trying to salvage their marriage. The first episode of Wanderlust aired on BBC One in September 2018.